Saturday, June 25, 2016
Fate is a very prominent concept in Korean drama and we all know how good it is in making things happen without the need for a logical path leading to them. "Master - God of Noodles" has used fate in plausible ways, but episode seven crosses some limits I wish it hadn't. Fate-coated writing hiccups aside, the episode gives us some juicy revelations, new players for our backstabbing chessboard, plenty of suspense and material for the future.
The revelation of Gil-do (Jo Jae-hyeon) as Da-hae's (Gong Seung-yeon) father offers an interesting contrast to Myeong's (Cheon Jeong-myeong) life and it reveals a weakness in our villain. I am not sure if Do-kkoo (Jo Hee-bong) is Tae-ha's (Lee Sang-yeob) father, but that will be another interesting and plausible family pairing. After all, both men sacrifice a lot for those they feel indebted to and we know Do-kkoo had a baby in his life once. Both pairings hold good potential and perils.
Full Article: [HanCinema's Drama Review] "Master - God of Noodles" Episode 7