This is just the first episode but OMG where was the Roman Holiday scene that lured me here? It looks like tm’s episode should pick up speed cuz right now this first one literally crawled out of the train station. I had no idea her character was adopted with another sister who might vie to become the Princess. Just read it on Soompi-that is confusing. All this time I thought she was the only one. “Lee Seol and her sister Lee Dan were raised in an orphanage and adopted together.” It may have to do with the fact that SG and MSOAN spoiled me with great acting and dialogue so this one needs to earn its right to be up there with those two. Right now it is not even close. *wow this first ep drew in almost 16% ratings- speechless – did they watch the same drama as me? I get E2 drawing that kind of crowd cuz it is going to be way more fun but this first one? now I know what kind of power two good looking people can wield…scary. The second episode will be posted around an hour after air time. I really like posting it right after it airs cuz it gives me time to make it more coherent and thorough. Then after I post the first draft, after I download the episode, I can just fill in some dialogue and it saves me tons of time. — had to flip thru all 3 channels to find it- had no idea it was an MBC drama Sorry for posting so late but had to fill in all the right names after I typed it all up during the broadcast. Between Dream High names and these new names, my head is about to explode -why cant Koreans go by Bob or Sue? —- song joong ki is in a newCF with Miho (shin min hwa) – omg he looks so good Shirley – that makes like 5 CFs for him aigoo – when is YAI ever going to make one????
—–My Princess Episode One —- opening credit is kind of simple, cheesy, and dull omg -I dont know any character names-forgot to do my homework and look them up found them: group chairman’s grandson= song seung heon=park hae young:HY kim-tae hee = Lee Seol=LS nam jeong woo-professor=J (didnt want to use JW cuz it is bad enough the lead is Seol- I am so going to mix up these names in the future with SG’s Seul) Lee Seol sister: lee dan =LD oh yun ju= museum curator=Y oh gi taek=father of Y-secretary to chairman=G — LS is dressed as a princess and gets her pics taken with a bunch of people afterwards HY goes looking for her cuz he needs to keep posing as the princess HY goes up to the woman in charge of the staff and asks her if he can hire the princess to take pics with the real princess for commemorative photos the woman says LS might already have left and tries calling but LS doesnt answer HY tells the other guy to stall for 5 mins HY goes in the women’s dressing room looking for LS and gets stuff thrown at him and he finds LS and drags her out saying “you’re the princess right? why didnt you answer your phone? let’s go out and talk” she makes a point that he sure is holding on tightly to a woman’s hand he just met- she tells him that he can say what he wants without holding her hand so he finally lets go he asks her to put the outfit back on and work a little more she says she has a part time job to get to and she is late she says “if i get fired it is not like you are going to take responsibility for it” HY: so if I do then will you do it? he offers $100 an hour so she gets back in the costume to pose for some pics with some blond woman in a hat (another princess – a real one supposedly) — there is a press conference to reinstate royalty and the president is against it and doesnt like it — after the photo op LS goes up to HY to get paid he pulls out the check and they start a tug of war he is reluctant to let go cuz it is $1000 he doesnt have any smaller checks/bills he asks her to send her account info via text and he will deposit into her account she insists on being paid now but he gets a call and tells her to text him and leaves — HY’s grandpa is visiting someone’s gravesite HY asks the grandpa if he is ok after kneeling and bowing and complains “why do you keep coming here” the grandpa insists HY bow in front of the gravesite HY says he doesnt have time and has to leave soon grandpa: you cant even spare 5 mins? HY: since I dont want to even 5 mins is too long grandpa – who is this old man lying here? grandpa: bow first when the time comes…. HY: because 20 yrs is too short? HY gets angry and refuses saying when the grandpa dies he is going to build him a home here Hy storms off G says he will bring HY back the grandpa says to the grave “your majesty – you waited a long time-now every preparation is done” — LS sneaks into an office the other workers know she was posing as a princess again she explains how she got ripped off she demonstrates what happened with HY and not getting paid and stuff they ask if he was goodlooking they think she slept in and dreamt the whole thing the professor comes in they stand at attention J stares at LS so LS asks if he likes this style – straight down the middle hair part he says she is being goofy again before he goes he tells the short haired girl to make reservations for him for the weekend and to avoid “love hotel” cuz they are too noisy LS makes fun of the woman and teases how could you pick a place like that? where is it? let’s go together next time and she yells at them to go to class already — during his lecture LS says the professor is sexy her friends say the break is coming up so stare a lot LS says if I can go to the pyramids and endure 3 nights 4 days it is game over LS comes up with an imaginary scenario where she goes to Egypt and he is there looking at – Egyptian stuff she says love is about timing she puts herself in a tomb and the professor (dressed like a Korean Indiana Jones) opens it and asks “lee Seol are you sleeping” and she puckers for a kiss but he shuts the door quickly she starts to bang on the tomb and it falls that wakes her up from her reverie she yells out “professor” in the middle of his lecture he asks “what -you just called me” but she stammers i thought of something else for a second J: you were thinking of something else for a second and I’m in your thoughts? everyone snickers the class ends LS says to her friend:you saw right? how he liked that I thought of him LS sees some chinese looking letters/characters and asks about them her friend tells LS to stop crushing on J cuz he has a gf LS: why? friend: why are you asking why? she is his first love LS: first love? isnt that something you have when you are 4 yrs old? — LS is walking her friend to her friend’s job at a dept store her friend tells LS the rumors says that the gf is very pretty, very skinny, and has a lot of money too also she is a curator LS: so professor likes older women? 40s? 50s? friend: she is younger than the professor LS takes pics with a red luggage she has been saving up for a year to buy she tells her friend not to sell it cuz she is going to take it to egypt LS still needs like $200 more to buy the luggage she tells the bag to wait for her and she will be back the other sales lady says this is the last one LS says she saved $300 for two years but is still short as she walks away from the bags she calls her friend not to sell it cuz she is going to buy it when her part time job pay comes in —– LS gets distracted by diamonds and keeps asking to see this and that LS asks how much the ring is and one is over $4000 LS remarks that is the amount of tuition and the other is $6000 HY is there and asks for the $6000 one to be wrapped up she recognizes him from earlier in the day and he looks at her and says “aw-the princess” LS asks him for the $100 he owes her he said she didnt send her account and she says she has to go home and look at the account book and he calmly says you cant remember eleven digits? HY still insists she text him her bank account for him to pay he charges the ring in one full payment and LS cant believe he did that He declines the dept store incentive special going on that day (where you get money back if you spend a certain amount) he asks LS again for her bank account and she reminds him again she doesnt know it just now and he says text it and I’ll deposit it right away she follows after him into the elevator and then to his car HY turns around and asks LS: how far are you going to follow me she says she knows she shouldnt say this….that she didnt know she had it in her to do this. .. (he thinks to himself that she likes him) she chickens out and says “I cant do it -just go” HY: this is frustrating – it isnt like we met only once so just say it LS brightens up and says: then should I? she wants his receipt (since he isnt going to take advantage of the dept store incentive) she says since he isnt going to use it just throw it away to her if it is over $3,000 she can get a gift certificate (like cash to spend at the dept store) you look like you dont really need it but I really do she says her life could even depend on it she said all this leaning in really close to him so that he has to lean away from her he gets another call he talks to Y he asks if the preparation for the unveiling is going well and she reminds him what time it starts and starts to lie to him saying to thank her staff for working so hard she let them go home early and she is wiping off their desks right now he tells her not to and let the workers do it she says no she is doing it cuz she wants to so it isnt hard while Y talks to HY J comes to see Y Y tells HY if he comes tm she wont be as tired and he promises to see her tm after he hangs up he looks for LS who was behind him she says eagerly “i’m here” HY asks LS if she is a student she says twirling: of course- dont i look like one at first glance? and he says: at first glance you dont look like one so I am asking LS: your eyesight must be bad but why are you asking? HY: do you want a quick part time job? cleaning up an office? for payment he offers the receipt plus $30 LS: by any chance do you have a gf? HY: why are you asking? she thinks he likes his gf but the gf doesnt like him she tells him to wait 3 mins and she is going to raise his level up to “honey, sweetie” (so he doesnt have to be in a one sided relationship) she takes the job and takes the receipt and runs off he waits and waits she finally shows up and she brings him dishwashing gloves HY: what is this? LS: are you stupid? HY: what? stupid? you dont know this but I’m not at an age where I hear the word “stupid”…. LS: that’s enough- you are rich she is probably rich- a girl who is rich – if you buy an expensive ring and use money like that…. she basically says that buying those gloves- something Y never imagined-it will make her heart beat faster she says so you wear it yourself and clean her desk she says she is going to keep the receipt as her pay and tells him “fighting’ and leaves Y texts HY and says you’re not rushing over here with rubber gloves are you? she is leaving work and says to meet tm Y tells J she has to go J says they met ten years ago- that is why he wanted to meet today she calls him a romantic he says dont laugh cuz it makes me want to hug you she says your threat is too sweet – confusing who we are — she tells him the president is coming tm Y takes J inside a special place in the museum it has lots of old royalty clothes she tells him to come tm even if he is busy since it is this special he back hugs her and says he is proud of her and she doesnt need to be confused and just stand still he says no one can look down on her tm everyone will know you are young, pretty, and a talented curator [something else i dont know was said then the topic shifts to those characters on the scroll thing] she says you still havent given up yet huh? (finding that scroll or script thing) he says he needs more time and she looks guilty and drops a hint saying it is a secret and to congratulate her at that time — Sul goes home with her new red luggage her house code doesnt work her sister LD inside says she wants to be alone that night LS had followed her sister to seoul guess her sister is sick of LS LS worries where to sleep —– she goes to the professors office but he comes there cuz he left something behind he asks what she is doing there and she says she left something behind too they eat ramen together she asks why he isnt married he says he is worried his popularity will drop she asks what style his gf is-cute, sexy, classy, innocent he asks what style LS is so he can tell the difference she replies she is all 4 of course he says he doesnt think so LS smiles and says: guess you’re not falling for it after they eat he asks what she takes bus, subway, etc so he can give her a ride to it she lies and says she might as well finish up some work he tells her where to find a blanket she wonders how he knew she goes into his office and looks around she notices a book he wrote that he is reading and thinks it is cute of him to do that she sees a girl’s name on it and starts texting (which I cant read) LS turns on the computer and sees Y’s face on the desktop LS turns around so she doesnt have to look at it and keeps texting —— next day LS goes to see Y at the museum Y’s pics are being taken by the press LS spots HY and tries to avoid him and in the process she ends up in the photos with Y HY goes up to her and asks if she came to follow him LS keeps hiding from Y HY asks if LS knows Y LS says the girl is not pretty Hy disagrees and says she is pretty LS starts saying about how Y probably got the job cuz she is too young to be the curator here then LS goes on about the museum and which family it belongs and built it and named it after his son HY corrects her and says it wasnt the son but more than likely it is the grandchild he says the grandson’s name is park hy and LS is impressed he knows info like that (she still doesnt know his name) LS guesses Y is someone in the daewon groups gf or something HY corrects her and says she isnt Y comes over to HY HY grabs LS before she can run off and introduces Y to LS Y has to step away LS asks how do you know her HY says she is the owner of the ring LS says she is the rubber gloves? what about our professor? HY: who? LS insinuates again that Y is a gf or something (meaning something not so great) HY tells LS not to talk out of turn about Y cuz she is going to be the wife of Daewan group family member LS is so excited and HY says “you;re not the one getting married so why are you so happy?” LS asks if the rubber gloves fit HY says he didnt get to meet her cuz she went home she tells him he should have gone to the womans house LS advises him to grab a woman’s heart- for him to make her jealous so when Y comes up LS lies and says I am his gf (gives a fake name) and LS grabs HY’s arm Y says to HY you made a gf without my knowledge he meekly says I guess I did and goes along with the lie and says “isnt she cute?” — the three of them sit down for drinks and get to know each other LS says she heard a lot about Y from HY LS says some guesses she made about Y (too complicated for me) LS pretends that her family likes HY a lot LS tells HY says lets go see my mom- I’ll go call and leaves HY and Y alone HY says some lies about LS’s background to Y saying LS’s family is common and has a small hair salon Y offers to buy LS dinner next time they meet * i skipped a lot of dialogue cuz 1- i dont get half of what they said 2-I dont get why HY is going along with the charade with LS to make Y jealous when he supposedly likes Y yes I get that LS is gorgeous and I bet he doesnt feel like it is much of a burden to pose as her bf but why would any sane guy in love do that to the woman he likes ——- LS asks HY as they walk out if Y was jealous and asked about who LS was while she was gone he says she wasnt and LS wonders why not cuz she should have been really jealous HY makes a comment about how that could happen when Y and LS doesnt compare so she goes on the defensive LS: why? if you compare us-first I am younger height- i maybe shorter but money-i cant earn much- but isnt my complexion a little better? if not forget it HY asks why LS is paying so much attention to Y LS: of course cuz of my professor… LS spots the professor holding onto a bouquet so drags HY away the president comes in and there are more pics Y makes a speech about remembering this moment and says what the thing is under the veil something about a hidden prince and how she is happy to reveal it the professor does not look happy and leaves – not taking the flowers with him LS stares at the characters and says she thinks she knows the characters HY guesses she might have seen it on the internet somewhere she saw it at her house HY says he has a lot of those at his house too she thinks he is being childish copying her since LS helped him out she says you should feed me —- they eat noodles together HY gets a call from Y LS takes his cell phone away and gives him dating advice she says since Y wasnt jealous he needs to be more hardcore he says why should i do stuff like that give me the phone before she hangs up LS: this is all for the sake of loving longer these days guys who say they love you to death is not attractive if you want to win and beat out the daewan’s grandchild listen to me also why did you buy the ring? bday? to commemorate something? and he said to propose she bangs her hand on the table and says “you cant!” LS: when it comes to rings-you have to wait till the girl is crazy from wanting to receive it and then give it to her-how can you give that already? from now on dont buy her anything she advises him on the girl’s bday just call and wish her happy bday and that is it give present a week later saying “i didnt want my present to mix with others presents” with those words the result will be the best HY says he cant do that cuz it is too cheesy she claims he can win the grandchild like that-fighting HY’ if you are done let’s go LS gets a call from her mom her mom has to go somewhere so she asks LS to come down on the weekend and feed the dogs LS has another fantasy scene where she earns money for her vacation by renting out rooms she comes out of her daydreams — HY asks why her mom not being home is so good for LS LS tells him the house has to be empty for her to make money she wants to go on her vacation to confess HY says to give him her mom’s cell she asks why he wants it HY said cuz her mom needs to know her daughter is acting like this LS wants a ride if they are going in the same direction but he gets a call his grandpa got great news so his heart got too excited and now he is in bed laid up his grandpa says the name Lee Sul into HY’s ears HY asks who that is G gives HY a card with the name, cell phone and address wants HY to bring this girl that grandpa owes her something HY asks : this has something to do with that gravesite huh? G says it is not his place to say and to come back and hear it straight from the chairman HY is upset and asks G for a direct answer: is this person my father’s kid or grandpa’s kid? Y comes in and asks what the two of them are talking about Y goes up to her father (G) and says she is part of this family and wants to know when he says it is not her business she wants to know what he is hiding and calls him “dad” he says he is always grateful and apologetic that she grew up so well but he is also a father who is always nervous and fearful Y: what does that mean? G alludes that what she is dreaming about – the spot she wants in this family she has to beat someone to it HY looks at a pic and says “dad” in a sad way HY goes to LS home and LD answers the door LD explains how LS she didnt come home he leaves his buisness card and is about to leave but LD says I know where she is – if I tell you where she is now can I call you later HY goes to LS’s mom’s home he sees her with the dogs he calls her cell phone and she picks up saying a name of the “pension” (a place like a Bed and Breakfast) he cant see her face yet then before he speaks he sees her face- he is in disbelief they are like a few feet away from each other he hangs up and she calls him back she asks “you just called right? who are you” he says you’re name is Lee Sul? she sees him and says she is glad to see him here like this and wonders how he knew where to find her he asks again if her name is really Lee Sul she says it is really pretty right? everyone says I look pretty and my name is too…. she realizes she used a different name when she pretended to be his gf when she met Y so she looks a little guilty he acts kind of cold and says you said it was something else and she explains she was afraid to be caught cuz girls go through minihome page and stuff when a rival appears [meaning she was afraid Y would research her] he goes “but even so-you lied to me? she explains again LS: but how did you happen to come to my house and find out my number? HY: you think finding that out is hard? LS: you didnt investigate me up did you? HY: what if I did? she says jokingly something but he says seriously and accusingly – you knew who I was from the start huh? then walks toward the house asking: is there a room? I’m going to stay here till tm why? you dont want me to? you said you had to earn money when you’re mom wasnt home LS yells out something about welcome patron end preview she shows him around the house and names HY’s room the presidential suite HY comes running out in a towel cuz there is no hot water and she says it is $5 extra for it (saw this part from the trailer) J asks Y “why did you do it?” LS is happy to see the professor the professor comes there and HY hugs LS and tells J that they ended up staying in one house (he kisses her cheek) and J says to LS: so you were dating the grandpa kneels in front of her and says “your majesty” she cries out “shouldnt have died like this- shouldnt have thrown me away again” and HY hugs her the roman holiday scene comes out -yay! LS is suppose to be hiding from Y while HY is showing her around cuz it is her first time here but LS runs out saying “my stomach” and she has to go to the bathroom ———— i just watched MP’s competition Sign. It has so many great veteran actors (minus kim ah joong and the champ guy) so you would think their amazing acting chops would blow MP out of the waters, but I almost fell asleep even faster during Sign. At least with MP’s first episode I yawned a few times, but Sign made me want to crawl in bed and just sleep instead of finishing it. Wow I cant get over the fact that so many great actors cant make one difference when it comes to slow plotline. At least with the US version of CSI it was interesting, but this Korean one just doesnt get people interested long enough to care why the singer died. Now I see why the ratings battle was so close and Sign won out by a tiny margin. People who trusted great acting hung in there longer and everyone else was smart enough to root for the pretty couple cuz at the very least, they would be mildly entertaining. After trying out Sign, I can get behind that logic now even more. I hope my expectations for MP takes its first step in the second episode. The preview gave me hope that it would.