30 Day Asian Drama Challenge – Day 25
Too many to mention in a single post. How to choose the top baddie?
Day 25: Drama with the worst ending in your opinion?
Hmm, what is the worst of the worst of all bad endings?
I don’t wish to give away endings, but I was fairly unhappy with the everyone dies ending in What Happened in Bali (I peeked and that’s why I haven’t finished it yet). There’s also the horrible ending in Breakout. Another end where basically everyone dies save the leading girl who annoyed me so much towards the ending, death would have been great for her. Clone Baby also had an ending that had me going WTF, but it wasn’t the worst ending ever.
Maybe the worst ending is in Jam Looey Rak. I only say this because 3/4 of this drama is the leading male actor literally torturing the leading actress. He even rapes her. But then when he finds out that she isn’t who he thought she was, he realizes that he has fallen in love with her and thus sets about trying to win her over. And the girl? She falls for him and the two end up living happily ever after. But…that’s not as bad as Sawan Biang where the man raped the girl multiple times, tortured her, and got her pregnant and the two still end up together. Say what?
I too hated What Happened in Bali (best and worst ending), and Jam Looey Rak (watched 1/4 of it), never saw Sawan Biang (but will stay away). Also, though Sealed With a Kiss/Qian Shan Mu Xue was going to end bad as well, because he was just so terrible to her (have to go back and finish this drama).
Oh, let us also not forget High Kick Through the Roof (126 episodes/126 hours for what . . . ).
high kick through the roof 2 and 3 😛
I know, 2 just had me so pissed. 3 I tolerated because the father, Ahn Nae Sang made it funny. The ending, I kind of gave up on the whole series.
Hmm…I’ve only every watch a handful of episodes from the first season and the third. Guess I shall stay away now even tho I love Jung Il Woo and Ahn Nae Sang or however you spell his name…
I peeked at the ending of Sealed with Kiss after watching the very intense 1st episode. I’m not sure how I feel about it since I have no idea how they got from point A to point B, but wow. It’s quite the ending. I’m still debating actually watching the other episodes or not as it is quite long and very heavy on the melo.
omg what?? please don’t tell me the last two dramas were popular. 😦 blegghhh.
In Thailand they were. I’ve watched a few Lakorns now and it’s amazing how popular they are in how they show violence and degradation towards women…of course, the n’ek always wins out in the end, but still…
I was amazed at how many thai dramas have rape scenes. It’s why only one thai drama has ever made it to my favorite list.
Really? Which one? I personally like Love Never Dies even though it was horribly cheesy and Ruk Patiharn wasn’t too bad except Pranom/Nichamon made too big a deal out of her “secret”
Those Thai dramas remind me of a fanfic I read once, lol.
I was repulsed by the plots of both JLR and SB. Managed to finish JLR because I thought there was a strong chemistry between the leads.
For SB, I managed to finish it because I was wondering if the girl would accept him at the end. I almost wished that she didn’t but knowing that this is a lakorn, well, I wasn’t really surprised. Anyway, the couple in SB did start in another lakorn together called Soot Sanaeha (Love Recipe) which I really, really like.
Sadly, it is quite the frequent plot in Thai dramas it seems. I do think there was some great chemistry between the leads of JLR, but how can a woman ultimately choose a man who has tortured and even raped her? I don’t get it. I’ll have to give Love Recipe a try. I think Ken and Ann have acted in a few Lakorns together. I will say that with SB…I did sympathize with our leading male as he was just a broken little boy…but you just can’t forgive what he did to the female lead. Couldn’t they have had him deal with his trauma in a better way than what he did?
I didn’t feel much sympathy for the leading guy which made it harder for me to accept his actions. I’m just thankful that Ken-Ann did “Love Recipe” after that because I can just forget about them in SB. Yes, Ken and Ann have acted in a few other lakorns together but I haven’t gotten around to watching them. I did download “Oum Ruk” but the clips got lost when my external hard disk was broken.