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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 128

By the second to last episode of the Korean drama 유령[Ghost/Phantom], the Cyber Crime Unit of detectives led by Kim Woo Hyun (So Ji Sub) were starting to gel at last as a team. When brusque and salty Detective Kwan Hyuk Joo (Kwak Do Won) gathers the team for an afternoon picnic, it could easily have been considered a team building retreat of sorts. The underlying reason for the getaway, however, was far more serious and instead of butting heads (as they had been doing for 18 episodes), they finally came together to begin to truly unravel the mysteries and conspiracies of the rash of murders the show revolved around.

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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 67

I truly enjoyed the whole of 유령 [Ghost], but admit that the draw for me was seeing G.O in the drama. Even though he did not have a whole bunch of screen time, he made the best of the scenes he did grace, notably so in the drunk dinner scene of Episode 16.

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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 44

Sometimes I wonder what more we would have learned about Lee Tae Kyun had G.O not been on tour with MBLAQ during the filming of the drama 유령 [Ghost] and the writers had more license to build his character. It is only speculation on my part, but if the Blaq% Asia Tour did not conflict with filming, we may have possibly received more back story on the Cyber Crime Unit’s resident computer programmer whiz Tae Kyun as well as been flooded with more episode screen time for blossoming actor, G.O. I won’t be greedy, however, for when your bias is a musician first and foremost, any screen time in a drama is good screen time.

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