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
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