Lee Seung-gi as former prosecutor Kim Jung-ho in a still from The Law Cafe. The show is a jarring mix of regressive K-drama tropes and sloppy screenwriting.
Lee Seung-gi as former prosecutor Kim Jung-ho in a still from The Law Cafe. The show is a jarring mix of regressive K-drama tropes and sloppy screenwriting.

K-drama midseason recap: The Law Cafe – legal romcom starring Lee Seung-gi and Lee Se-young continues to disappoint

  • The Law Cafe drips with damsel-in-distress sexism as Lee Se-young’s cafe manager Kim Yu-ri throws herself time and again at Lee Seung-gi’s Jung-ho
  • Romance aside, the show’s illogical narrative and tendency to brush aside or cut away from seemingly important plot points makes it a jarring series to follow

Lee Seung-gi as former prosecutor Kim Jung-ho in a still from The Law Cafe. The show is a jarring mix of regressive K-drama tropes and sloppy screenwriting.
Lee Seung-gi as former prosecutor Kim Jung-ho in a still from The Law Cafe. The show is a jarring mix of regressive K-drama tropes and sloppy screenwriting.
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