Saturday, October 06, 2012

Eungdaphara 1997 is the Best

Eungdaphara 1997 is one of the most famous drama on TVN, a program on cable TV starring Seo In Gook and Jeong Eun Ji. I wasn't interested on the drama before but when they guessed at GO SHOW I decided to watch the last part of it. It was by chance when the last part was shown while I was changing the channel looking for an interesting program. The last part was so romantic. What I like the best is that it has an happy ending unlike Korean dramas or movies that usually end with sad ending.

And luckily, the drama was one of the special program that was shown on TV for three days during Chuseok (Thanksgiving Day) which was a long holiday so I watched the full show at 10:30-4:00p.m. from Monday-Wednesday.

Why is the title Eungdaphara 1997? Eungdaphara means "Answer or reply" in English and the scene happened in the year 1997. Each episodes have title. They are questions and they can be answered before each episode ends. Seo In Guk (Yoon Jae) and Jeong Eun Ji (Si Won) live in the same house. They have known each other since they were young because their parents were friends. But after the death of Seo In Guk's parents they were adopted by Jeong Eun Ji's parents.

Si Won's sister and Yoon Jae's brother love each other but Si Won's sister died of accident so as time goes by Yoon Jae's brother fell in love with Si Won because she has the same personality as her sister.

Si Won and Yoon Jae were MU (Mutual Understanding) since they were young but when Yoon Jae decided to tell his feelings to Si Won, his brother told his feelings to him for Si Won so he couldn't proposed. They have finished High School so they had to be separated for school and after a few years, they met again and their feelings were revealed. Yoon Jae's brother also found it out so he tried to find another girl to forget Si Won.

Si Won and Yoon Jae were happy together and they had a child. Yoon Jae's brother also found another girl. The drama was finished when they had a class reunion and Yoon Jae's brother was their teacher in High School so he was also there.

The drama is about love, school, and family. It's has some funny, romantic and touching stories so you will enjoy every episodes. You will never be bored watching it because of the mix feelings that you can have.

For me, Eungdaphara 1997 (Answer 1997/ Reply 1997) is one of the best drama of the year. Btw, Yoon Jae (Seo In Gook), the Superstar K winner is better to be an actor than a singer. He can sing well but I think he has a better future if he becomes an actor. He's good at acting.

Thanks Daum for the photo.

True Taste Show

We bought a 3D TV and subscribed to Uplus TV by Psy, the Kangnam Style. On U+ TV, there are lots of movies and dramas that you can watch. Some are free and others are need to be paid for around $2 each. The movies are more expensive than DVDs but there are some shows that you can't rent on DVD shop.

While having dinner, we decided to watch the "True mat(taste) show" or True Taste Show. It's about the PD (producer) who opened a restaurant to reveal the truth about the programs on TV about food and restaurants that are shown on TV. The programs are one of our favorite shows because my hubby and I like trying different kinds of food and we always find restaurants who serve delicious food so we enjoy watching VJ Teukkonde, Masidnun jip (Delicious Restaurants), etc. But we found out that the programs received some money from the restaurants so they can show them on their programs. The restaurant owners pay from about $2,500-$10,000.

The programs will do everything. From interior for the show, menu, cook, customers and sometimes even the boss of the restaurant. Everything is all show! Among the hundreds that are shown on TV, you can't know how many of them really serve the delicious ones. And the worst thing is, some of the menus that they have made of the menus are not available anymore after a month or so. One more thing, there are also programs on TV who check the restaurants to prove that they are clean or if they sell the real ones like Hanu or Korean beef.

Some of the too dirty restaurants that were caught by Bulman Zero was shown on the famous programs for famous restaurants and telling that they serve delicious food. What do you think of that?!

I'm telling you! It's not because they were shown on TV meaning they really serve delicious food. If you see some banners outside telling that they were shown on TV, well, they were but the show was just a trick for customers or TV viewers. *Note: There are also restaurants that have banners who serve delicious food but who, which, and how many of them? Nobody knows!

Anyway, thanks PD for the show! Truemat Show is worth-seeing!