“The Deal” immediately introduces the 3 main characters in Episode 1: Lee Joon-Sung, Song Jae-Hyo, and Park Min-Woo all went to high school together.
“Behind Your Touch” is a delightful comedy that mixes in elements of Romance and Crime and Mystery. Episode 1 introduces Doctor Bong Ye-Bun, the main female character. She runs an animal hospital where she prefers to treat dogs and cats. The problem is that she lives in a country village called Mujin where there are farmers with cows and they need her to treat their livestock.
Mok Sol-Hee has a peculiar talent. If a person is not telling the truth, she can hear their lies. For a while, she hated having this gift. Until one day when she realized people were willing to pay her to use it. She moved to Seoul to set herself up as a sort of shaman with a “peculiar talent for spotting liars”; and the business is very profitable.
Everybody can justify what they do as being the right thing to do based on their circumstances. If they have to use criminal means to solve their problem, for them their acts are justified.
Originally envisioned as an obscure one-shot villain slated to appear in a solitary episode, Harley Quinn’s trajectory shifted dramatically due to the rapid attachment people developed for her, largely propelled by Arlene Sorkin’s portrayal. This portrayal depicted a woman who succumbed to insanity through love, and many resonated with her, recognizing her as a character trapped in a toxic relationship yet striving to endure it.
First, a woman supplied her ovum and a man supplied his sperm. You don’t need to be a scientific genius to know that is the beginning of human life. But! Suppose after you joined the ovum and the sperm, you combined human DNA with DNA from jellyfish, fruit flies, electric eels, and other animals. Now! Is the baby a human? A monster? A half-human, half-monster?
Yoo Min-ho (played by So Ji-sub) is a suspect in the murder of his lover. He was arrested but later released because the arrest warrant was nullified. But that does not mean he is no longer a suspect. On the contrary, he is still the prime suspect and he needs to hire a defense lawyer. To get away from the news media and other prying eyes, he goes to stay in a secluded private residence, far from the crowds.
As a young child, Jin Jeong (played by Doh Kyung-soo, “100 Days My Prince”, “Swing Kids”) saw things that were unjust. He made up his mind to fight against this injustice by becoming a swordsman. The swordfighters in video games provided him with inspiration. The truths he learned from his father guided him on the right path. When he grew up, he could plainly see that people with wealth and power had rigged the justice system, in their favor. The “sword of justice” he planned to use would not be effective in eliminating crime and corruption.
Kim Wook (played by Go Soo) is a con artist. Is there such a thing as a noble con artist with a strong sense of justice who can’t abide not righting a wrong?
Lee Na-Mi (played by Chun Woo-hee, “Love, Lies“) is a female hustler. She’s intelligent, talented, hard-working, has excellent marketing skills, and holds down more than one job. When she’s not working beside her dad in his cafe, she is doing other jobs related to marketing products via social media technology. Like most young people her age, she uses her smartphone FOR EVERYTHING!! Work and play. Her device has loads of photos with friends and family, as well as lots of revealing.text messages. Very revealing. It’s surprising how innocent innocuous casual conversations via text messages reveal a lot about an individual.
Noh Sang Chun (played by Heo Sung Tae) is a thug who turned into a scammer. He got scammed by “a friend” and that’s how he learned. He was already a criminal but wasn’t involved in scamming. However, having learned the hard way “how it’s done”, he became a master scammer. He stole a lot of money from various people and then when he was about to get arrested … he disappeared. Actually, he died! At least, that’s what the official police report said.