Episode 158

Our Blooming Youth (Spoiled Yak), or: Every Crown Prince needs besties like these

Saya and Paroma pick apart Our Blooming Youth and pore over its bests and not-so-best things. Bests include: Park Hyung-shik and Jeon So-nee. Dissatisfactions include: plot lapses, villains with unconvincing motives.

Erratum: Saya's first Park Hyung-shik drama was Nine (2013).

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00:01:52 When fandom doesn't feel the way you do

00:07:43 Character development vs. plot

00:14:20 Unwinding the villains

00:23:56 Heir vs. King vs. Court

00:32:58 A Crown Prince needs his besties. ALL of them. And we need Myung-jin.

00:41:49 The writing of Jae-yi

00:52:51 Born to rule?

01:02:09 Other tortured crown prince dramas


Episode 151: Our Blooming Youth is bringing back memories of Park Hyung-sik in Hwarang (Spoiler-free first impressions)

Episode 138: The Red Sleeve: A king's favourite concubine who belonged to herself


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