The show stealers in Fight should be awarded to Chun-sang and In-rang, they are hilarious and I look forward to whenever they pop up on screen. (am quite sure they ad-lib plenty of the funnies) It’s a pity that their physical appearances may not ever grant them a spot as the leading role in any kdramas, but we have seen them in various shows as strong supporting actors (and usually as the funny man).

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I’d say the chemistry between Kang Yi-young (Chun-sang) and David Lee‘s (In-rang) outshines Ok Taecyon and Kim Soo-hyun, though the latter pair (aka the OTP) aren’t that bad either. For once, Taecyon isn’t too jarring in his acting, maybe cos Bong-pal seems to be written juz for him. He may be a gifted ghost catcher (and an A-star student), but Bong-pal is fairly shy and rather dorky. Can’t blame him, since his ability causes other people to ostracise him. And Taec is good at playing a goofy dork. We have seen him in varieties like Three Meals a Day, and when he is not acting (especially not doing the “I-am-so-troubled” expression…which he completely flunks), he is naturally quite a clown (and easily the ladies’ man).

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Kim Soo-hyun, on the other hand, is a gifted (child) actress. So even with the controversial age gap, she has zero problems emoting subtle expressions. Thus, imo, Hyun-ji is totally believe-able as a high schooler ghost totally smitten with Bong-pal. I am looking forward to the OTP’s run-of-the-mill romance, from the current maybe-maybe not situation to the full-blown realization.

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Hilarity and romance (comedy) aside, the case ghost-of-the-day adds the required spookiness to this summer ghost drama. Thankfully, there is also an overarching mystery to Fight, cos tbh, the per-ep ghost story is wearing thin. (and there’s only so much the rom-com can stretch) Prof Joo is turning creeeepppyy — and for a professor specializing in animal medical practices, he is an animal abuser. (or maybe a feline abuser…and a cat lover murderer) Plus, he appears to also have some extrasensory abilities when it comes to the supernatural. I am speculating he is either possessed (like Officer Choi in Oh My Ghostess!) or he has Bong-pal’s abilities, but with a tendency towards the darker side (aka controlling the bad spirits instead of exorcising them). Thus, maybe, that can explain why he appears to have an axe to grind with Bong-pal’s father (currently MIA).

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