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Lately, a lot of us have been thinking about what makes a good drama ending. Even if you didn’t articulated it so explicity, if you watched Nice Guy and followed the internet chatter on how it ended, you will have asked yourself that question and you will have given yourself an answer; your answer. If nothing else, the Great Nice Guy Ending Controversy tells me that endings are subjective. However they go, chances are some people will like it and some will not. And at the same time, in some ways endings can be assessed objectively. For instance, glaring logic fail and laziness are just plain annoying. Still, it’s all a bit of a balancing act; a drama is so much more than its ending so it shouldn’t be judged on that alone, but at the same time a terrible ending can be so hard to overlook.

I thought I’d just drop a quick note to inform y’all: Evasive Inquiry Agency? Great ending. Objectively, pretty darned tight; organic and enhancing the drama as whole rather than highjacking it.

And with that, this show has shot right into my Top Ten Dramas list, yo. I mean, I’d already heard that it was intricately plotted and I’m usually not too shabby at predicting stuff. But even as late as in the last episode, my jaw was dropping at clues that were slotting neatly into place, clues set so unobstrusively in early episodes that I never even realized that they were set-up. I am one happy k-drama viewer.

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Evasive Inquiry Agency (or Mixed-Up Investigative Agency) has been a love affair for me in more ways than one. I love the show, with all its quirkiness and heart. And I have fallen in love with the gangster boss. WHO, I asked myself, is this MAGNETIC actor? And where has he been all my life?

I’ve hesitated to blog about my mega crush on Park Hee Soon because, well, it’s kinda embarrassing. Also, I have some vague notion of keeping my blog spazz-free and classy (ha ha). But without too much pushing from my enabling friend Thundie (evidence here) I thought, Oh what the heck.

(Only very faintly spoilery fangirlying and picspamming after the break. Enter at your peril…)

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