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5 worst dramas of the year 2016 according to OhmyNews

2016/12/26 | 16712 views | Permalink | Source

There have been a variety of dramas in 2016. Those mentioned at the end-of-year awards are dramas that were popular and ones that people liked. However, there have been terrible ones too. Despite the names of the cast, there are dramas that viewers choose as the worst dramas of 2016. We take a look at 5 of them.

1. Lee Hyun-woo's worst, KBS "Moorim School"

Youth star Lee Hyun-woo, rookie Seo Ye-ji, idol VIXX member Hong Bin, Lee Beom-soo and Sin Hyeon-joon's "Moorim School" was one of the worst dramas that started in January of 2016. Dramas with 'schools' in them have always been successful but not this one.

"Moorim School" and its poor build made everyone scoff. The contrived make-up of the drama was closer to a kids' drama rather than a 'school' drama. There was no reason why martial art was being taught at the school and the reason the title character had to go to "Moorim School" wasn't clear.

Fantasy dramas are a trend but "Moorim School" didn't do anything whatsoever to make the fantasy convincing. There was no outstanding production in the drama and the action scenes were just so embarrassing to watch. In the end, the drama remains as 'Lee Hyun-woo's Black History'.

2. Kim Su-hyun writes "Yeah, That's How It Is" but fails terribly

Queen of success writer Kim Su-hyun came back with a family drama but the drama was too quiet from beginning to end. The name of writer Kim Su-hyun who gets almost 100 million won per episode, turned out to be in vain. In the end, "Yeah, That's How It Is" had to finish early. The production says it wasn't because of the viewing rate but it must have had some influence.

The drama started off in the name of family. A family of three generations lived together and the drama emphasizes on the grown-ups in that family. It was shocking to see the in-laws live with their daughter-in-law but there was nothing the viewers could connect with. The drama just didn't understand universal emotion.

There was obsession that defined the grown-ups and children in the drama. The children had to respect their elders no matter what and the grown-ups had to show tolerance. This isn't wrong but it was very unrealistic and it would have been better if the drama showed more respect for the different types of families that lived under one roof. It's hard to find families of three generations these days and sometimes the name of ' family ' can be a burden rather than benefit. In the end, "Yeah, That's How It Is" was completely ignored by viewers.

3. Soo Ae's "The Man In My House"

Despite the name Soo Ae, a hit drama maker, "The Man In My House" only saw light in the first episode. The actress did a good job but the layout was just not worth getting into.

"The Man In My House" collapsed towards the middle of the drama after the man and the woman find out they are into each other. There was nothing else the drama had to show. "The Man In My House" then deals with the story of a finance fraud. An additional character who wants the main character's land completely messes up the story. Do Yeo-joo (Jo Bo-ah) lost her character and Kwon Deok-bong (Lee Soo-hyuk) didn't get much attention in the drama.

In the end, the drama became worthless except for Soo Ae.

4. "Entourage", neither this nor that

The Korean remake of the original US "Entourage" was disappointing. The adult rated drama wasn't expressive enough in Korean and the vulgar words and dirty jokes seemed cheesy.

Seo Kang-joon and Cho Jin-woong were on in the drama but their characters weren't charming enough. Seo Kang-joon took on the role of top star Cha Yeong-bin but he was so immature and reckless that he didn't make one single movie throughout the drama and his life itself wasn't interesting.

The drama ended on a happy note but the its highest rating was only in the first episode, then the results were terrible after that. It is the worst drama tvN has ever had.

5. Where's the struggle? Season 15 of "Rude Miss Young-ae"

Despite the fact that it has got a firm fan base good enough to have lasted this long, "Rude Miss Young-ae Season 15" disappointed fans by removing the realistic struggles of the characters. "Rude Miss Young-ae Season 15" was all about three-way love. The story would have been better if Yeong-ae got married, had kids and came back to work to face the struggles of a working-mom but she was still in dilemma about which man to pick.

The response was good at first but it went too far. There was nothing to differentiate the drama with other dramas and "Rude Miss Young-ae Season 15" fans were furious.

The drama lost many fans due to wrong decisions which has to hurt.

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