He starts picking at how she’s so clumsy getting stuck in the crowd instead of going around, but Dae-joo is more amazed he can spot her from so far away. All he had to do was lean back holding out the tag and say "see this?". Aww, all the other secretaries show up – even the snarky one – and they hold a farewell party for Gal-hee. The fan walls are so full of spoilers that more can't hurt, whether in Open Thread or the walls. Just then Min-ik uses his crazy vision skillz to see Gal-hee waaaay down in the crowd around the building. Thank you @candidclown for finally recapping this fun show! Everything slows like they’re about to have a moment, but then he puckers his lips and Gal-hee whips out Chapstick and applies it for him. A dramatic drama depicting the love of a man and a woman whose lives are linked because of a murder since young age. Now that Min-ik is injured and clearly needs her, I’m looking forward to them butting heads over her returning to work for him. She may be acting like a minion, but she is in no way cowed. Min-ik goes straight to a hospital and starts pestering Doctor GU SEOK-CHAN (Kim Byung-choon). She passes before delivering the message, leaving the rest of the family sobbing and Gal-hee desperately asking what her last words were. Freaking out, Min-ik makes a run for it, but gets scared each time he runs into someone and sees their face change into a different person. One of my favorite characters is the blind brother. Which episode do you recommend I should stop watching? Interpreting DMI's acts as one who is in denial with his feelings from the start towards his secretary due to their social status difference (?). She's a writing assistant of dramas. The spunk she showed when the secretaries confronted her made me love Gal-hee’s character instantly. They beat the rest across the finish line and win first place to enormous applause – even the other secretaries are clapping. Thanks so much for recapping, @candidclown! if (d.getElementById(id)) return; Yeah, on paper it sounds less than it is! The Secret Life of My Secretary is proving to be too good to pass up, so recap it is! Min-ik gives a half smile at that and says he wanted to give her this so they could end their work relationship on a good note. The chemistry of the two leads is great. I am so glad there are now recaps for the drama that has been the highlight of my week since it started and despite the well-liked romcoms recently I haven't into one this much for so long. He is able to exude a variety of emotions super effectively and his smile drags me in even though I am a jaded old drama addict. Gal-hee is great with all her facial expressions and earnestness to support her family. Dae Ju also doesn't seem to have more than one expression on his face throughout the drama. 2019 PG-13 SBS, KOCOWA. ), the ferocious secretaries have lost some of their fervor when confronted with the cold night air. So happy coz I'm watching this (ff-ing most of the office politic stuff) and recap always makes it better. Gal-hee arrives running to the office, but the secretaries confront her in the lobby. I went in with low expectations and got surprised by how good it was! Afterwards, Gal-hee trudges home with her first-prize rice cooker. Except the sharp pain in his head convinces him it’s reality and he starts to panic. Which is super charming! It's been quite some time since I fell in love with a romcom this thoroughly, but The Secret Life of My Secretary managed to do that and more. The use of face-blindness was a very interesting and different twist to the pretty common office-romance type of show. Hmmmm, intrigue. Thank you this recap. Oops, sorry, I thought this is more like a thread for the drama, not a regular recap. thank you for the recap. I cant remember what distracted me. He is REALLY cute in "On Your Wedding Day" too! It's very old-school in many respects but with multiple twists to the old formula as well. I get why she did it, and I fully sympathize. On the patio, the attacker pulls out a knife and Min-ik askes in disbelief if he’s really going to stab him. Min-ik is worried sick since he had always been told to avoid any kinds of stress after his past operation (he sites this as the reason he never does any physical activity and avoids crowded places). Gal-hee immediately stomps a salute and swears that she never needs any rest, shouting to the shocked Min-ik, “I will run with you even to the point of risking my life.” When she promises that she’ll work until her armpits become a salt farm (again, ew), Min-ik caves. I said oh ok marina, just write about the leads and how much you are enjoying them but then I saw your cm and well, it’s exactly how I feel for them. Her sister points out this it’s the anniversary of their mother’s death (a day when Korean families hold memorial rites together), but Gal-hee insists she has to go, chirping happily that the boss agreed to consider making her a full-time employee. I started to watch it. Agreed! The pacing is good, too. He trips on the dock and his phone goes sliding into the water (of course). Yes! Synopsis. Min-ik points out that he always lets his secretaries go after one year, but Gal-hee admits she was hoping for more when she learned that he kept a previous one for three years. On her death bed at the hospital, Gal-hee’s mom tries to tell her daughter to “ditch” the family motto, but the beeping of her heart rate monitor blocks out her words. A group of company secretaries watch all this and wonder why the director is so calm in the face of crisis. }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Better late than never! js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js"; // Load the SDK asynchronously If you've binged every available episode of the hit Disney Plus series, then we've got three picks to keep you entertained. She's a better pianist than me, she cooks waaaay better than me, and she was better at getting around places than me (not saying much, I can get lost in my own house if you give me the chance). "What's your ideal type?" I understand that it's part of most kdrama stories so i accept it but this drama has me skipping to the end of episodes to see if the lie is revealed or if honesty wins out over "timing" and the writer's manipulative plotting. , "BTW, is the name Jung Gal Hee a female version of Jang Geu Rae (Misaeng)???". js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js"; This drama is all the right kind of cheesiness and angst and im grateful we’re recapping it. I’ve laughed so many times because of him rather than the comedy of the drama itself. Better late than never! DMI is like a dopey, cute Labrador. Glaring at her brother over the false alarm, Gal-hee swears that she’ll work hard to earn the money to send her sister to the same school that Min-ik attended, determined that she’ll be a success and won’t have to stand in the wings like Gal-hee. The actress is hilarious! Im glad Im not the only who does that, Ive been taking forever with their scenes, We are in the same boat! After narrowly avoiding a confrontation with her ex-boss, Gal-hee packs up her stuff and heads down to the breakroom where she sits and stares at the saying on the wall, which just so happens to be the same as her family’s motto. EPISODE 1-2 RECAP: What Happens When One is Patient for Three Moments? You had the same thought as me, which was, really? If you have never said anything that could be twisted around to make you look like you are not politically correct then good for you. I only got through it to watch Jo Bo Ah and Lee Soo Hyuk's interactions, Pffahaha literally the same as me. Yes! Watch List. She's a strong and determined woman. At the office, Dae-joo opens the USB Min-ik gave him and grins to see some adorable dog videos (so cute!). Am assuming the embargo on spoilers only occurs on this thread and not on open thread. It's almost deliberately mocking the typical annoying loud second lead, in fact I'm sure it is. Meanwhile, i need to complete my GIF post for the latest eps. Min-ik give Gal-hee an extra boost up and she eagerly chomps the snack right off, then the two are running back. Gal-hee is feeling pretty good, thinking that her boss is considering hiring her, that is right up until she buzzes him into his apartment complex and opens the gate smack into his forehead. There's no way the overloads can ever stop people from posting reactions on there walls, so if you want to be a Beanie you have to either get used to spoilers or (gasp) avoid fan walls. And since I haven't been in the headspace of 'he doesn't know, and this is gonna blow up real bad,' I haven't had to sit around worrying about what's going to end up happening. Misaeng is my favorite drama of all time. Placing a piece of meat from the head of the fish entre on Dae-joo’s plate, CEO Shim tells him that once you’ve tasted the head, you’ll never go back to the tail meat. I'm enjoying the drama so far. Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. Watch The Secret Life of My Secretary Episode 14 Eng Sub Online in high quaily | V.I.P #1: Do Min Ik is an intelligent man and the executive of a leading telecommunications company who always relies on his secretary the loyal Jung Gal Hee. To his credit, Min-ik looks moved as he listens to everything she went through for him. The logistics around the facial blindness are...not consistent or logical, but I honestly don't even care, lol. With her competitiveness, Ta Mi enjoys success. The comedy is gold here and Veronica is so over the top, I totally believe it!!! I agree with you. Gal-hee sneaks in and starts packing up her belongings, but she’s startled when Min-ik wanders back after collecting the USB. Kim Young Kwang is doing a great job with the whining and pouting (ha! They are both just portraying their characters so well and have great chemistry. After he leaves, the execs grouse about how they can’t hide anything from Min-ik: “He will remember you if he sees your face once and will read your thoughts when he sees your expression.”. 25) Ratings. But I do love how he calls Min-ik his work "wife". I just watched the first and second episode and I fell in love with it immediately! Gal-hee is shocked he figured it out, until he reveals that before Min-ik had a secretary, Dae-joo was the one assisting him. The methods she uses to win has... See full summary », Do Min Ik is an intelligent, perfectionist man with a heart of stone , and the Chief of Team 1 at T&T Mobile Media who always relies on his secretary, the hot-tempered Jung Gal Hee. He hasn’t, but Gal-hee learns that of all the many secretaries Min-ik has had, there was one – his first secretary – that he kept for 3 years and even suggested hiring as a full employee. The two men continue their chase, ending up on the second level of an outdoor building overlooking the marina. he IS the highlight.. he is like the underdog /black sheep of this drama, I love him too!!! It seems however that Gal-hee is the exception and he actually can see her face, so I’m not sure how this romantic switcheroo is going to happen. Paired with an awesome KYK and we have a perfect duo! So true. How is that body shaming??? I've been really enjoying it surprisingly. His smile is so unique because of his upturned mouth, if you know what I mean. All the secretaries get well and truly plastered and start cursing Min-ik’s poor treatment of their (now) beloved Gal-hee. It's a style of over-the-top acting that I rarely enjoy, and it pulls me out of the story a lot. Plus i;ve recently returned to db so i don't know what the spoiler policy is. This smart guy not only recognizes people who he has met just once but also has an insight to read others’ thoughts until he is diagnosed with face blindness. He tries to focus on the doctor, but each time he blinks his face morphs into a different person. Strongly support this!so that we can better focus in discussing each and every episode and dissecting their very cute and fluffy plots! Jin Ki Joo is also quite endearing and I’ve actually unknowingly watched her entire filmography and I’ve never seen her play a spunky character despite having the face for it.