I know I’m slow, if only I were a robot, recapping would be a breeze! So let’s keep spoilers from future episodes away from this post (we can discuss book changes, of course!) Last recap was really fun, thanks to everyone who chimed in. The discussion was lively and I think we all learned a thing or two, even if we are on different shipping camp. It’s okay to think differently than others (it is after all subjective), as long as we keep the discussion polite and respectful, I think we can make it to episode 54 without losing anyone. Lol. Let’s promise that you guys will watch and suffer with me through this arduous journey because the death count is officially on and you never know when your favorite character is on the chopping block!
For a drama billed with a central pair in an angsty forbidden love, the budding romance has disappointed me. There was no build-up and we’re literally told, just like the heroine, how her heart feels. It’s not even the acting, because Wallace and Li Ying are perfectly cast for the characters, and while I poke fun at Zi Hua a lot (because I’m spoiled by the future), he hasn’t done anything that I dislike… yet. Not sure how it is written in the book but so far, I’m not buying the drama’s development: I-love-shifu-and-want-to-be-with-him-forever shenanigan.
Not even sure why I busted my fingers to finish this long recap. It’s July 4th! No one will be here to read recap. Ya’ll should be outside drinking and having fun. But if you’re waiting for your drinks to arrive, feel free to take a peak. In related news, HunanTV has changed the airing days of Flower to Sundays and Mondays starting tomorrow to sneak in their in-house production, Taekwondo Girl, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Why? Because Flower has been crushing the ratings game and Hunan wants to dip their own production in the said time slot, hoping for the same high ratings. I’m having evil thoughts right now so I better stop when I’m ahead. LOL.
Alrighty, so all the important men in Qian Gu’s life have made an appearance in these four episodes and she gets to meet all of them. And I don’t think this drama is good for my blood pressure. Looks like getting tortured is her second job or something. She does not care about my health at all. Her little worm, Tang Bao, is so cute. 😀
Woohoo! I’m finally done watching the first four episodes! It’s been a while since I wrote a first impression. The fun and hard work behind it does not go well with someone having a full time job. Lol. I don’t think I can write one every week for the next four months. Hence I might just do quick chat stations. The first week has great ratings and is all about introducing the characters (SO MANY) and getting out heroine to Chang Liu to fulfill her fate as the hero’s calamity star.
No more ghost Kappy! I’m officially back. It was a good trip, I’ll post pictures after I sort them out, making sure that nothing inappropriate grazes your screen. Lol. I like that when I return, I see badass pictures of my girl crush in her glorious demon make-up, hair, and costumes for the drama and the game app of Hua Qian Gu aka The Legend of Flower, which is scheduled to premiere on HunanTV coming June 9th! This also means the end of The Four (I need to continue watching this one) A longer trailer will be released very soon so hold on to your horses! I’m excited mostly because she’s been missing from the small screen for way long! And this is HER HAREM drama. All female actresses should have their own harem drama. That should be the law. =D
And I’m sad, very, very sad. This is the type of drama that will launch the careers of many unknown faces but the confirmed cast so far leaves a lot to be desired… What can I say, I’m spoiled by pretty things in the past few years. 😉 But surprises are mostly unexpected, so the glass is half full!
NOTE: Will update casting news in this post as we go along.