TV Shows I've Finished. KDramas I Have Watched. Share this Rating Title: Marriage, Not Dating — 7. Use the HTML below. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Learn more More Like This. Oh Hae-young Again This Life Is Our First Edit Cast Series cast summary: Joon Jang Min 16 episodes, Woo-jin Yeon Gong Gi Tae 16 episodes, Jin-woon Jung Kang Se Ah 16 episodes, Ye-jin Im Edit Storyline Lively and straightforward sales-woman Joo Jang Mi wants to marry her boyfriend Lee Hong Dong, but for him the relationship isn't as serious and, afraid of the confrontation that would ensue, he asks his best friend to help him break up with her.
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Edit Details Official Sites: Official Site [South Korea]. Edit Did You Know? Add the first question. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Report this. Audible Download Audio Books. Joon Jang Min 16 episodes, Gong Gi Tae 16 episodes, Han Yeo Reum 16 episodes, Kang Se Ah 16 episodes, Ki-tae jumps in the car to go after her, and Hoon-dong hops in too, using his stolen car as an excuse to come along. Yeo-reum drives Jang-mi to the ocean with the top down, like a picture-perfect honeymoon getaway right out of movie. Yeo-reum chides her for getting wrapped up with real emotions in the fake marriage all over again, and Jang-mi agrees with a smile.
Ki-tae calls out on cue: But of course she trips and falls in her giant dress, ha, and all three boys race to her side. Yeo-reum runs to Ki-tae for a rescue, insisting that Hoon-dong should be told the truth.
But Ki-tae just enjoys the petty retribution and says he deserves it, leaving Hoon-dong to chase him around the yard. This time he scans her up and down and calls it a perfect look for her, and she scowls. She seems appeased at that, but then Se-ah interrupts to tell her that her mom found out about his past relationship with Se-ah, putting their engagement back on the rocks. Urg, he IS sorry! Ki-tae points out that she has no car and no money, so Jang-mi reluctantly lets herself get dragged to the beach with Se-ah.
Ki-tae trails after them with a look of warning at Yeo-reum, and Hoon-dong follows it up with a hilarious three-part mime act: Jang-mi sits out on the beach grumpily, still in her flower pants. She tells Ki-tae to stop being cheap and just give Se-ah the present she wants, and he just clears his throat uncomfortably. Jang-mi kicks up her half-exposed leg from her ajumma pants being hiked up, no less and demands that Yeo-reum put oil on her too.
Yeo-reum suggests they go elsewhere for some private time, and Ki-tae gets all pouty-faced, shouting after them and going ignored. Thankfully Hoon-dong shows up to be a mood-killer and forces everyone to play together where he can keep an eye on them. So Yeo-reum picks Jang-mi up and tosses her in the ocean, and even Hoon-dong joins in on the fun.
Ki-tae watches jealously, wishing he could play but warring with his desire to look above it all. Eventually Yeo-reum tosses Se-ah in too, and they have fun splashing around. Back in the city, Hyun-hee comes out of the drugstore with a long face uh-oh and calls Jang-mi needing to talk. It sounds like she really needs a friend today, so Jang-mi asks if she wants to come to where she is. Mom says that Jang-mi ran off with someone else, perhaps the person she wants to be with more than Ki-tae.
But Aunt bursts her bubble with the latest picture sent from Ki-tae just moments ago, of Jang-mi and Ki-tae looking happy and snuggly on the beach. Jang-mi recoils when she sees the group drinking, determined not to go home without having some fun. But they just sit her down and insist that fun will be had. Se-ah suggests a dangerous game of Truth or Drink , and when the spinny bottle lands on Ki-tae, Yeo-reum asks how far he went with Se-ah when they were dating.
When it lands on Yeo-reum next, Ki-tae asks how many women have cried over him. She looks at Jang-mi with hurt eyes, having come all the way here because she thinks of her as a friend, and Jang-mi swears she meant to tell her. He takes her away for some alone time, and Ki-tae watches them go with a long face. Out by the lighthouse, Yeo-reum suggests that they spend the rest of the trip on their own. Se-ah grabs Ki-tae for a kiss, and Jang-mi averts her eyes, wondering to herself why she feels this way. Ki-tae tells her she needs stitches, and balks when Yeo-reum piggybacks her.
They go to a nearby clinic, where a woman recognizes Ki-tae and Se-ah as the doctors who came here a few years back to perform facial reconstruction surgeries for children who were born with deformities. Ki-tae and Yeo-reum skip past the metaphorical dick-waving and just go to the bathroom together. Why waste words when a trip to the urinal will do? When the boys return, Se-ah asks Ki-tae to get his car, which he runs to get when he realizes the alternative is Yeo-reum piggybacking Jang-mi all the way back again. Back at the guesthouse, Hyun-hee helps a drunk Hoon-dong back to the room and tries to have a conversation with him.
You picked now of all times? Oppa, what am I to you? When Ki-tae returns with the car, Se-ah is there alone. Jang-mi and Yeo-reum look around her expensive hotel suite, and Jang-mi freezes when Ki-tae calls.
Jang-mi and Yeo-reum are out on a boat, and she wonders if they did the right thing. How can you even ask that? Ki-tae asks why Se-ah is going to such lengths and argues that if she wants a baby, it could be with anyone—why him? As Yeo-reum kisses Jang-mi, he reaches around her waist to draw her closer, but she actually jumps back at his touch.
He lets her off the hook and they agree to go back. She sighs as her calls go unanswered, and gingerly takes out the pregnancy test in her bag. She gets two buttons down before Ki-tae finally puts his hand over hers to stop her. It took you long enough. Jang-mi and Yeo-reum arrive back at the guesthouse but Hyun-hee is nowhere to be found.
Jang-mi discovers the pregnancy test that Hyun-hee threw away in the bathroom, and realizes this is what she needed to talk about. Ki-tae arrives outside and he and Yeo-reum exchange barbs about their lack of stamina, when Jang-mi runs out still holding the pregnancy test and worrying about Hyun-hee. Yeo-reum and Jang-mi go running out to see if they can find her. A quick search of the last calls includes a nearby temple, and he smirks to realize she left the breadcrumbs there to be found.
He pulls up to Jang-mi and Yeo-reum like a know-it-all and says he used his brain while they were running around aimlessly, and he knows where Hyun-hee is. Getting there in the windy mountain roads turns out to be quite a challenge for the brainiac though, and he gets them lost and stuck in the mud. Jang-mi and Yeo-reum get out to try pushing the car and only get splattered in mud in the process, and Ki-tae ends up calling a tow truck. He looks over at Yeo-reum jealously as he tends to Jang-mi and brushes the mud off of her, and then sends Yeo-reum back to the guesthouse to fetch Hoon-dong.
Ki-tae tries repeatedly to sit next to Jang-mi, but every time he sidles up to her, she scootches away again. He listens to her intently, eyes fixed on her the whole time. This is all because of you! Once she turns to face him, he pulls her close for a kiss. Her eyes start to close, as she kisses him back.
Jang-mi narrates in voiceover: If we go back, will it be like nothing happened? Can we go back? Real feelings are finally taking over, and Ki-tae is at last doing something about how he feels instead of just letting himself get bulldozed by Mom or Se-ah. Frankly I think it too long to get us here, not because of timing, but because of the increasingly ridiculous attempts to prolong the ruse. The more they started to pile up, the less I believed these could be real people.
The last episode really chapped my hide when both the leads just let themselves get railroaded into wedding plans as if they had no choice. Since when did Jang-mi stop speaking her mind? And does Se-ah actually need to be written like she walked out of a makjang and got wedged into this drama, just to drive the conflict? I mean, what dimension have we stepped into? Jang-mi always turned the classic Candy moment on its head by being surprisingly strong, and always speaking up for herself and what she wanted.
That would make her a much more believable and compelling threat to the romance than this. Are they really just getting swept along emotionally in playing pretend, or does it not matter once you feel the feelings? Your email address will not be published. Lol this is such a shallow and irrelevant comment, but I just can't get over how freaking hot Yeo-reum is. Well Jinwoon has always been buff lol. If you follow 2AM you know that they all have amazing bodies since debut ;.
That was my first reaction too. And how about that sexy WGM photo shoot they did with the tattoo motif?
Yeo reum taking his shirt off and ko tae putting his back on , suddenly ashamed of his non existent abs, haha, geez, lol much! I know that folks have already commented but Yeo-reum's body belongs in a book by itself with a lot of colorful pictures…tall, sexy, cut, six-pack, chisel legs…. You have to admit that he was very attentive to our girl and super romantic throughout this entire episode.
He was not trying to get her in bed for hot sex, but simply wanted to spend time alone with her - the 'real Jang-mi. You could sense his hesitation in leaving Jang-mi alone and to return to that 'kiss' and that was a hot kiss, but my point is not how hot the kiss was …but the look of hurt and betrayal …especially when only a few mins ago she recoiled from his kiss as if she was kissing a frog…and Yeo-reum may be many things but he is not a frog.
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He already is in a book like that; ok, well, a magazine. Men's Health Korean edition , June So true, poor baby just wants to love her. Too bad her life is way too complicated for him. Yeo-reum has great body and all, but I wish different actor like ChilBong from Reply played the part - Second lead love for sure that way.
I think He still is somewhat weak on acting part.
I could NOT handle watching Chilbongie get his heart broken twice in one year. Plus, maybe because this guy is not that great an actor or maybe because the character is not too emotive , I don't tend to feel his pain too much. So I don't have to worry about silly things like empathy for him distracting me from The Pretty. Han Groo and Yeon Woo-Jin are soooo likeable in this!
Thanks for the super-fast recap, girlfriday: I agree that this episode a little teeny weeny bit of a let down on the second leads part, ONLY that though. Ugh, I was hoping the writer would make her more realistic; a simple bitter ex. I'm upset KT hasn't called her out on that, he's too nice to her to let that craziness run wild.
I like how KT is starting to act on his feelings for JM. The little glances, sincere apology, and of course, that kiss in the end. While it wasn't steamy like the first kiss in the fields, this one was sincere. Before going in, you can see all that thoughts running in his mind. His eyes are so telling. I love when he doesn't answer with words but just ''that look'' or nod he gives.
As it is, she is a simple nothing. And it obviously isn't a baby that she wants. She wants to bed him, cos chances are she won't get preggie right away; so she can use to excuse to bed him again and again, until he is used to it, until all the girls go away, until one day she is indeed preggie. That'll be her ticket to pressurise, force him to marry her, with the help of his parents, esp. That's her game plan. Wanting a baby, being a single mother, not wanting to get married, they'll just be friends What she is is a big fat scheming liar.
I'm glad he stopped her when she was unbuttoning her shirt. She was humiliated, and I say she deserves it. But when she started to kiss him, he began to close his eyes. It was only when JM's phone rang, that the spell was broken. It was a close shave! Why unbutton the blouse when he's seen all that? She should have been dropping her pants! Get to the pants!!! It occurs to me that dating your plastic surgeon could be every bit as awkward as dating your gyno. You take off your shirt and instead of seeing you he sees the boob job he could have done better. There is something super NOT sexy about getting it on with a girl who's chest you've carved into.
How could you possibly look at her objectively again? I wonder if the author didn't intend Se Ah to be as offputting as she is I love it when everything wraps up super neatly in a drama That'd be a nice growth arc that might actually allow me to forgive her To me it seems like she doesn't JUST want to have his baby, but also a lifelong tie with him.
I also believe that she may still love him, but knows he would never marry her. However, if she has his baby, they will in her mind always have a connection and she probably wouldn't be averse to a forced marriage for that reason also. There's so much I could say but it's late and I will try to keep it short. This was another solid episode-lots of laugh out loud moments mixed with the angst. I finally started to like Hoon-Dong this episode. He was so funny trying to protect his best friend. I had to pause and let the giggles pass at his antics when he hopped in the car when Ki-Tae headed to the beach to follow Jang-Mi.
He played the part perfectly when he jumped in and looked straight ahead, ignoring Ki-Tae's obvious displeasure. And that "beat down" on Yeo-Reum--it was more cute than fierce but equally enjoyable. I wanted to punch Se-Ah in the eyeball but other than that we are finally moving forward. Now on to business: Last week I was lost in the fact that Jang Mi was not talking, she kept being railroaded into doing things he did not want to do and she let it happen Her charm was fading, and it was driving me to the point where I say "I'll come back to the drama in a few weeks", which is something that at the beginning of the drama I did not see myself doing.
I'm not even going to talk about the "crazy woman" named Kang Se Ah because I do not recognize a story lone that dictates that if you still have feeling for your ex, you need to have his kid this would be absurd even in a makjang. For now those were the things that frustrated me, but we seem to be back on track, thank you writer-nim for that favor.
Let's have a moment's silence for the sinking of my ship. When will I learn to stop getting attached to the 2nd male lead? That aside, I loved this episode. It was hilarious their truth or dare game was a riot , and there was lots of kissing:: The scene where YR takes his shirt off was great - Ki Tae's sudden bout of inadequacy cracked me up.
And can I just say - daaaaaang, son. Dear Jung Jin Woon: And the acting - Gong Ki Tae's naked look of longing right before he kissed Jang Mi nearly broke my heart which, considering I was rooting for Yeo Reum, was quite a feat. I will sacrifice myself for the good of mankind and fling myself to Jung Jin Woon's chest and in his arms. I will make the hurts go away, i promise ; even if there is a significant age difference between us, Pedo Noona to the rescue!! Thanks for the recap: And yes, I agree with your criticisms. It hasn't bothered me enough quite yet to make me actively upset at the characters I care about though.
I still think Jang-mi and Ki-tae are in a state of figuring out their feelings. I just wish they had done a few things differently in the last few episodes, particularly regarding Se-ah. I think she had the potential to be really interesting had her aim simply been to keep him alone, so that they could both be alone together forever. It would still be a little messed up, but understandable and even compelling given their history and how they broke up. I'm still loving this show more and more each episode though, even while I'm getting frustrated over a few choices here and there: I thought this episode was super fun aside from Se-Ah.
I knew it was about time that Jang-mi realize that although her relationship with Yeo-Reum is enjoyable, there isn't really that much of a spark there. I think that they make fantastic friends though: I really do like YR a lot. I know some people get irritated with him for "cockblocking" the OTP although I don't see how that's possible when they only just barely started liking each other in the first place lol and take issue with how the character is being acted, but I personally dig it for some reason.
I feel like if he had just put a little bit more of himself forward he might have had a shot with her. He was so focused on saying and doing all the right things for her, but he never really showed her enough of himself, at least not for me. I just love Ki-tae though. And I love them. I know he hasn't done or said all the "right" things, but the guy only just realized he liked her.
I think he deserves a fair shot to sweep her off her feet which he is already beginning to do this ep: I'm so excited for him to step things up next episode! I liked the moment when Jang-mi questioned who the real Ki-tae is. When you think about it, the important people in your life and the person you become around them really do play a huge role in how you view yourself. And it really makes me understand why Ki-tae would choose to be alone. If the relationships in his life weren't bringing the best out of himself, which I imagine they weren't, than it's only natural he would distance himself from those relationships and find solace alone.
This is why I love how Jang-mi is bringing him out of that. He really does enjoy being around her and becomes a more fun person. I hope this episode marks the moment when the drama will turn focus away from meddling outside forces and instead focus in on the leads themselves and the steps they need to take in order to be in a relationship together. Starting to get scared of characters whose names start with Se-. Like this Se-ah who wins the prize for being mentally ill. I want your sperm?
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No, that totally is not creepy. Se-na from Roofrop Prince, who made sure I never re-watch that drama despite being enjoyable in every other aspect. And maybe Se-ra from another currently airing drama. See, I'm already predicting hell and I don't even know the girl. This episode did feel more like a filler episode, but it was nice to see them all hang out and move forward in realizing who they really care for. There are no words for the level of psychosis going on within Se-Ah. It all started long before she tried to pretend she was fine getting dumped, but that seems to have put her over the edge.
If she can live in fantasy-land, I can too so I pretend she does not exist or else I would be constantly yelling at my computer screen as I watch her antics. Haven't seen the ep yet The laughs are reducing. Bring back the typhoon-incident hilarity. That was my favourite episode so far.
And I understand we need the angst, but it feels inconsistent with all the characters to be acting the way they are acting except Se-ah, she was just batshit crazy from the start! Man, the secondary female leads are really starting to drag this show down. Am I alone in also finding Hyun Hee irritating?
I mean I know Se Ah is the more obviously crazy one that makes you want to jump into the screen and slap some sense into her, but something about Hyun Hee just rubs me the wrong way. I get that Hyun Hee is suppose to be all depress and lonely like but she's SO manipulative. Everything she says has a deeper undertone to it, it's like she doesn't really mean what she says.
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Plus I despise how she guilt-trips Jang Mi every time they have a conversation together. I think we're suppose to feel sympathetic towards Hyun Hee but she's so badly writing or maybe just crappy acting from the actress Like the passive aggressive kind - hey, at least Se Ah is upfront about it! Something went really wrong with Hyun Hee- either the acting, the writing or both I suspect both.
Another thing that irks me about her character is that it never really seemed like she and Jang Mi were close friends, and yet every time they talk Hyun Hee guilt trips her and needles her as if she has an inalienable right to know everything about her life.
Speaking of which, where are Jang Mi's actual friends? Does she not have any? I feel kinda bad for her character if that's the case HH is irritating alright, n it's not the acting. The actress is just fine in her other roles: Let's Eat and Wild Chives. HH is insincere, manipulative n a user.
She pretends to be close to JM, and silly JM totally buys it. She pretends to be close to JM to get close to her rich BF. All she wants is to marry money. Now she is pretending to go away, allowing ppl to worry that she might be in danger. Heaven knows, she might have faked that pregnancy tester! No, you're certainly NOT alone. When she gets preggo I thought, "well…didn't you ask for it, you rapist you? And I think it really isn't helped by the actress that just brings all kinds of boring reactions.
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