When Shi-Jin and Mo-Yeon meet again, they talk about their views on life and realise how different they are. this is one ofy fav drama..first when i watched ep1 i didn't like it..i thought it is also like typical love- story. They made his character so important that they forgot to explain why he choose to be a Volunteer Doctor, Also the back story of Agus/Argus aren't you also curious what made him go over to the dark side? So far, it is not because it focuses on the military that I am not enjoying it too much, but because of the cheesiness of it.Shi-Jin, as a soldier, kills to protect lives and Mo-Yeon, as a doctor, tries to save all lives. Eight months later, Mo-Yeon rebuffs the sexual advances of hospital chairman Suk-Won (Tae In-Ho) and as retribution is assigned to lead a medical team in Uruk. The leads are two mature adults, I understand, but when the first episode is ending with them literally having just met and an OST in the background going 'I love youu...' the relationship is hard to take seriously.I just really enjoyed this for personal and creative reasons.
Not trying to put these drama's on a pedestal or anything, but it's clear these were some of the best dramas in recent years.I have probably watched 50 different kdramas and movies since I lived in Korea a few years ago and I was late to this because of the hype.I also got a kick out of the Dr Song Nurse Ha story. The reason why i watch this drama is the meaning is so deep, full of humanity things that people should know nowadays.I loved that there was no chaebol-poor damsel story, FINALLY! We consider to give a try cause they said this drama was the best ever.. There will always be people who hate this drama and hate that drama. For those who hate DOTS, well just to let you know in a little secret....drama which you love before, well some people hate. I think KES writernim want to bring this common humanity issues but cover it in a melodrama story so that people want to watch it.With anime, you get your usually dose of Light Novel adaptions where a (nobody) boy finds himself in another world where he had to fight along with people he meets, or a failed idol show, or a school slice of life series that has no OTP. I do think the acting could be better with the people who weren't Korean (I mean, let's be real here.
With kdrama's, you get your usual dose of boring slice of life stories with little to no drama that run for over 16-20 episodes, when the show can easily be condensed into 3 episodes, and people start losing interests after episode 5. Some of them were just plain out terrible), but the storyline itself is just so humane.
Overall, just loved the action, adventure, intensity, humor,different kind of love story Most of us who watch this late would feel this drama is so overrated. So it's reasonable to you guys for not enjoying it. The concept and storyline is beyond imagination, not the typical romantic comedy just like The Heirs.
Both 1st and 2nd lead story are interesting although i love 2nd lead more.
It's honestly a piece of art, and it saddens me that people try overlooking this drama just because it was popular and was written by Kim Eun Sook. Even Goblin was a wonderful acclaimed story that was a great follow-up project to Descendants Of The Sun.
The music was wonderful, the acting (with the 4 leads) were outstanding, the cinematography was gorgeous, the storyline was filled with very interesting ideals done in a great and wonderful way, and the romance felt just so real.
Yes, there are scenes that are just there for comedy, but with the amount of scenes that are for the story, I think it makes up fine for it.