Pride and Prejudice (Korean) Finale: 10 Reasons the Ending is Brilliant

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“Pride and Prejudice” stays loyal to its dark message in episode 21. From the beginning, “Pride and Prejudice” has depicted justice as elusive. Fictional lawyers on television can usually get the verdict they want. Whatever the flaws in the system, they can be overcome by a main character with the right stuff. Or perhaps overcome … Read more

“Pride and Prejudice” Ep. 19 Uncap

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So close and yet so far. Sometimes “Pride and Prejudice” gets me by the throat—episode 5, say, or episodes 17 and 18. And sometimes the pieces don’t add up, like in episode 19. It’s a bumpy ride here as we close in on the finale. It does appear that “Pride and Prejudice” will have two … Read more

Pride and Prejudice Ep. 18

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Call it the Choi Jin-Hyuk effect. I suspect they could make a show in which Choi Jin-Hyuk simply sits in front of the camera and reads the phone book, and I would still be completely mesmerized and watch every last minute and beg for more. At times “Pride and Prejudice” becomes a confusing wash of … Read more

“Pride and Prejudice” Ep. 17

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I love it when a plan comes together. This episode starts grim, but gives us a big dramatic payoff. The team arrest Director Lee for ordering Han Byul’s murder, our central couple get some cute moments together, and finally—finally!—everyone takes a nap. Well, everyone except Chief Moon, who never leaves the building and survives entirely … Read more

“Pride and Prejudice” Ep 15: Shifting Allegiances

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The surprises are fewer in episode 15, but more poignant. The story keeps winding the tension tighter without giving any breaks in the case—no answers, no hint that any of these conflicts can end well. It’s enough to make me nostalgic for the early episodes when each week our heroes solved a small, everyday, undramatic … Read more

“Pride and Prejudice” Ep. 13

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“Pride and Prejudice” episode 13 yields a few of the gut-wrenching emotional moments we’ve been dreading. As Koo Dong-Chi spends his last night on the job putting together the puzzle pieces, he finally knows as much as we do: Moon Hee-Man and Jang Chang-Gi were at the hit-and-run accident that killed Kang Soo’s mother. Kang … Read more