Sunday, December 28, 2014
Following the format shift seen in this year's 'Reset', OCN has brought us another serial drama, meaning one focusing on a main plot, rather than offering one case per episode. Much like the 'Special Affairs Team TEN' series, 'Bad Guys' lacks a supernatural gimmick. What this gives us is 11 episodes of pure action, a lot of character development and an intricate main plot. With all of these elements combined for optimal story richness, the only question left is whether that combination worked.
Suspended violent crimes detective Oh Goo-tak is brought back in by his superior. He is given a special team which will operate on the fringes of the law to more effectively catch deadly criminals. Goo-tak chooses three unlikely team mates. Park Woong-cheol (Ma Dong-seok) is a gangster, Jeong Tae-soo (Jo Dong-hyeok) a hitman and Lee Jeong-moon (Park Hae-jin) a psychopath and serial killer. The three men are taken out of jail and under inspector Yoo Mi-yeong's (Kang Ye-won) supervision begin their work and face their past and present connections.
Full Article: [HanCinema's Drama Review] "Bad Guys".