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[Spoiler/Ratings: Wed, 01.21.15] ′Hyde, Jekyll, Me′ Kicks Off at Second with Lackluster Beginning

Rating Rating more One Star

2015.01.22 11:40 Mwave Grace Danbi Hong

Perhaps it was the anticipation of seeing both Hyun Bin and Han Ji Min in a drama after a long hiatus, but SBS′ Hyde, Jekyll, and Me began with more disappointment than satisfaction.

The first episode began on January 21 with a rating of 8.6 percent, coming in at second after MBC′s Kill Me, Heal Me (9.5 percent) and before KBS′ King′s Face (8.2 percent).

While 8.6 percent is a good start for Hyde Jekyll, and Me, the drama received criticism from viewers for forcing too many things to happen in one episode without anything really holding its ground.

The drama started off with an implausible escape of a theme park gorilla, who is then easily tamed by Hana, Ha Ji Min′s character, who grew up in a circus and raised that same gorilla since birth.

When Hana is later told not to step onto his property by Goo Seo Jin (Hyun Bin), Hana, who has traveled with the Cirque du Soleil, begins climbing ropes to get inside the building.

These events left viewers speechless and made it difficult to stay focused on watching the first episode, as many claimed that it was, simply put, boring.

It also didn′t help that Kill Me, Heal Me was airing at the same time with the similar topic of multiple personality disorder and has been well-receieved for several weeks now.

Despite the criticism towards the lackluster premiere of one of the most anticipated dramas of 2015, it′s likely that ratings will remain stable for Hyde, Jekyll, Me with expectations still high for the cast.

Also, it′s only the first episode, so who knows what will happen as the drama continues.

[Spoiler/Ratings: Wed, 01.21.15] ′Hyde, Jekyll, Me′ Kicks Off at Second with Lackluster Beginning

Wednesday, January 21, 2014


1. MBC Kill Me, Heal Me 9.5
3. SBS Hyde, Jekyll, Me 8.6
4. KBS King′s Face 8.2


1. MBC Radio Star 6.9
2. SBS Eco Village 3.5
3. KBS Invisible Man 3.2

Photo Credit: SBS

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