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'THE LIES WITHIN' SOC* KDRAMA RECAP

*Stream of Consciousness


It is October and SCARY THINGS IS A MUST!! What is better than adding some comedy into the mix? It is no secret that TheKThree and I love OCN and their dramas. OCN SCREAMS CREEPY, SCARY AND SUCH A MOOD FOR OCTOBER!!

'The Lies Within' is an OCN drama that just premiered over the weekend on Netflix and WHY NOT do a "Stream of Consciusness", unfiltered review of the first two episodes. The unfiltered thoughts add some comedy to what looks like it will be a very dark crime drama. This is nothing new coming from OCN and it is what we expect from OCN at this point. THAT IS WHY WE LOVE OCN SO MUCH!


Here is a little synopsis of the drama before we start the "review":


A woman joins the National Assembly after her father dies and her husband disappears. She works together with a detective to figure out what happened


STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS: "THE LIES WITHIN"

Episode 1:

- Why is the title "Hand"?

- Oh that is interesting - the S is backwards

- Oh this drama is going to have some AMAZING OSTs

- RELIGIONS!? Will there be a cult in this?

- Where have I seen this actress before?

- Jump off the roof? Yup...

- Well that escalated quickly!

- Oh its him! I LOVE HIM! He needs to be a lead in a drama soon. Maybe I'll see him in Stranger.

- Oh AND the actor who plays the cook...I LOVE SEEING HIM POP UP!

- GEEZE SO MANY GOOD SUPPORTING ACTORS IN THIS! The Cop partners is one of my favs as well.

- What just happened?!

- WOW, well that was quite a drink!

- Is she going to proclaim her love? HAHA

- Is he the husband?

- You just going to leave it there, like that?

- He is going to get a case so he won't be able to leave isn't he?

- Well this is a little ominous

- THAT WAS JUST THE INTRO!! GEEZE!

- Weren't they all just drunk?

- NOW THEY ARE JUST GOING TO LEAVE!? Something is CLEARLY off

- That was a smile

- So she is the collected on of the group.

- oh...he is his superior

- At least he is investigating now

- So the husband isn't there hmmm

- Well that is going to cause some tension

- Oh they are totally going to get together!

- Where do I know that actor?

- FIRE!!?

- Awww I love Father/Daughter interactions

- Does this girl have SUPER taste?

- Clever!

- It is interesting that the drama is counting the days since the first incident.

- Always politics

- What original?

- That is an interesting camera angle.

- DID HER MOTHER JUST SAY THAT!?

- Her husband is TOTALLY dead!

- Interesting background music

- This actor's acracters are always bad people.

- Does he look younger or is it just me?

- I am going to end up liking the brainy cop - I always do

- OF COURSE THERE ARE RUMORS!

- He texted her? When?

- Old House

- OH THATS THE BOOK!

- what is the guy doing?

- well this doesn't look good

- Oh she REALLY wants to talk to this guy

- OH NO! DON'T OPEN THAT!

- GOD, a little kid too!

- DON'T LOOK INSIDE!

- Wait, its evidence and you're just going to leave it out in the open? COVER IT UP! IT IS GETTING WET!

- This is some beautiful cinematography

- Counting the days again - I wonder what it means

- DEFINITELY AN OCN DRAMA


Episode 2:

- Interesting title again - I can tell that these titles are important somehow.

- Never drive fast in the rain.

- Oh SECRETS GALORE!

- Shorter intro this time

- Background music sounds like X-Files

- SLOW-MO TIME!

- Wow, that prop looks so life-like.

- GOD I HATE THIS MOTHER OF HERS!

- Please confirm it!

- Why is the mother reacting so much more than her daughter?

- I LOVE A STRONG FEMALE LEAD!

- Wait, a family member should not be listening to this.

- OF COURSE IT WAS!

- I swear he looks younger

- HAHA of course the "special" team is in the storage closet

- That ONE decision changed SO MUCH in such a small period of time

- You are going to cut your hand.

- How do you spot that?

- Wait, he just smoothly walked out in public and smoothly walked away?- Of course he was on a motorcycle and wearing a motorcycle helmet.

- HAHA HE STOLE A BIKE!

- How do you mistake the wife for the mistress? HAHA

- The female cop and these one liners!

- She shouldn't be walking around in this room

- Why is no one wearing protective gear?

- TELL THE COPS!

- She stole them didn't she?

- AGAIN no gloves

- neat camera angle

- smell?

- OH I KNOW WHERE I'VE SEEN THIS ACTOR! CROWNED CLOWN!

- That is clearly CGI...or maybe it wasn't

- A BUTCHER SHOP!

- Why are cops in kdramas ALWAYS eating BLACK BEAN NOODLES?

- Why is she finding out all of these case facts by the news and before the cops can tell her?

- I would be drinking to if I was in your situation.

- Oh this guy is about to die!

- SO MUCH FIRE IN THIS DRAMA!

- Everyone is looking for this guy

- Such a loud shirt

- You better not hurt this dog!

- Xfiles...definitely XFiles

- He is about to be dragged from under there like the girl from Taken.

- OUCH! Vicious bodyguard/Secretary!

- How is the production doing that to the wall?

- Well that is definitely one way to get away

- WHAT HE IS BACK! NOOO this has to be a dream!

- Oh yeah a dream...everything was intact.

- Getting an email in the middle of the night is NEVER a good thing

- OH DEFINITELY AN OCN DRAMA! WOW!

- Well that was a twist!

- Oh hacker skills...I love a good hacker!

- HAHA A BEAR!

- Good Point! Why put it back?

- He just wants money

- DON'T GO ALONE!

- Why take off your shoes?

- CALL THE COPS!

-DON'T GO IN THERE! Wait for someone, don't go in alone!

- And the door closes....wait was that shoe?

THE EPISODE STOPS THERE! I HAVE TO WAIT A WEEK FOR MORE EPISODES!!


VERDICT:

OCN did not disappoint with this drama. It is dark, gritty and OH SO GOOD! Come On, we knew this was going to be good, just because it is OCN and this is their forte. I wish I could binge this drama because WHAT A CLIFFHANGER! I am very curious what direction this drama will take because there are so any ways that it could go. I am curious with all the clues - even the backward letters in the title and episode titles. SO MANY QUESTIONS! I guess that is good because it will keep people watching.


What did you think? DId you watch the first 2 episodes? Did you have the same thoughts I did? Do you want to watch the drama now after reading my 'review'?


Comment below!


Check out TheKThree Weekly Watchlist this week to hear Jenn, Marissa and Karen thought of 'The Lies Within' and other kdramas that they are watching!


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