I really wanted to make my own review of this epic drama series, after all I spent at least six sleepless nights to finish watching all 50 episodes. And I did not just fast-forwarded to Lee Sang Yoon parts — I actually enjoyed this series very much. I thought this gave me a breakthrough of sorts in really understanding Korean family values. I found a new respect for elders, and I so admire the younger generation for giving the elders their due. At the same time, the dilemma of Seo Young not telling the truth about her dad in pursuit of happiness in the embrace of the one she loves, plucked a chord in my heart. I was amazed at the skill the writer(s) had exposing the hearts and intents of each character without sacrificing entertainment value. The same skill the main writer flaunted when she wrote Second-Time Twenty Years Old reuniting her with our Lee Sang Yoon Oppa ❤
Well I chanced upon this review written around the time My Daughter Seo Young originally aired, I thought this blogger’s entry was pretty much what I would have wanted to write, so why reinvent the wheel. Read on…
Y’know, there was a time when I literally wouldn’t have touched this show with a ten-foot pole. Seriously.
Partly, it was because the premise didn’t interest me all that much. Partly, it was also because at 50 episodes, My Daughter Seo Young was a big commitment, and I could think of many much more interesting places to spend those drama hours. Especially since I wasn’t all that interested in the premise. Mostly, though, it was because I didn’t care too much for Lee Bo Young as an actress (note the use of past tense!), and couldn’t see myself sitting through a long drama where she played the protagonist.
To think that I now have not only finished the entire show (50 whole episodes!), but would recommend it to other drama fans too. Wow, right?
So what made me pick this up again in recent months? Well, I’m gonna hafta say, it’s
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