Sunday, March 30, 2014
OCN's dive into the crime genre has produced a few solid shows over the last few years. Since all of them are within the investigative and crime genre, their premises are what the channel relies on to entice viewers and freshen things up. Although mostly no more than gimmicks, these features do bring another dimension to crime fighting. Han Jin Woo's fight with his past and himself ('God's Quiz'), Min Tae-yeon and his larger-than-life vampirism ('Vampire Prosecutor') etc. 'Special Affairs Team TEN' is ironically not 'special' in any way. There is no real gimmick here. What this drama relies on instead is a more realistic and cold approach to crime.
The TEN team is created to investigate the toughest murder cases which have a very low rate of arrest. Yeo Ji-hoon (Joo Sang-wook), a cold, but intelligent detective now working as a professor, Nam Ye-ri (Jo An), a detective of 4 years who possesses great observational and profiling skills, Baek Do-sik (Kim Sang-ho), a veteran detective with great intuition and an active personality and Park Min-ho (Choi Woo-sik), a rookie with good reasoning skills are the ones hired to form the team.
Full Article: [HanCinema's Drama Review] "Special Affairs Team TEN (Seasons 1 and 2)".