Category: Check-in Review

Reviews checking in on a television series during its run compared to the initial First Impression Review

Check-in Review: Episode 72 of “Magandang Dilag” a Showcase of Herlene Budol’s Growth, Good Direction and Clever Writing
Check-in Review: Returning for Season 2, SBS’ Excellent “Taxi Driver” Reminds Everyone What Made It 2021’s Best Drama
Check-in Review/Mini-Recap: Netflix’s “Physical: 100” Episodes 3 and 4
Check-in Review: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 15 – “When you love someone, you can’t bear to leave ’em behind. Not ever!”

This honestly was the best showcase for why It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia has successfully completed their 15th season and has at least a few more seasons on the way. Still as hilarious and crazy as ever. But then you throw in some heartfelt scenes too? And scenes that actually land and fit within the world the show has established over 16 years? You can’t find that anywhere else on television today.

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Good Ol’/Check-in Review: Season 4 of now-tVN’s “Voice” Franchise Expands Its World in Stunning Fashion

The first three seasons of OCN’s Voice delivered top-notch action and stunning performances. Between the relatively familiar crime solving mystery of season one to the darker psychological thriller of seasons two and three, Voice 4 (보이스4: 심판의 시간) finds the perfect balance between those two contrasts. Continuing the story of Lee Ha Na’s captivating Kang Kwon Joo, Voice 4 introduces us to new characters and new dangers while expanding its world in the most unexpected, yet exciting ways.

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Good Ol’/Check-In Review: Season 1 of OCN’s “Voice” an Origin Story That Stands on Its Own

Last year, I watched seasons 2 and 3 of OCN’s crime thriller Voice (보이스) partly for Lee Jin Wook, one of my all-time favorite Korean actors. Those two seasons were near the top of my Favorite Dramas list at the end of the year. And after watching them, I planned on circling back to season one. When it was announced that Voice would be returning for a 4th season this year, I thought what better time to do that than now. So before jumping into Season 4, I finally decided it was time to watch how it all began.

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Check-in Review: After Wrapping Up Season 2, “Penthouse” Continues to be a Soapy Oasis on Korean Television

Having just wrapped up its second season, Korean drama Penthouse (펜트하우스) has proven that it is a force to be reckoned with. And the formula? Engage viewers in a wild, nonstop roller coaster of a ride through soapy plotlines and shock and awe twists and turns brought to life by a talented cast that relishes and embraces the outrageous camp. And best of all, it is a fun ride. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll get angry. But you enjoy it all.

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Check-in Review: TV5's Beki Boxer Deserves To Be a Hit
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