KBS2TV Boys Before Flowers has maintained its stranglehold on the Mon-Tue drama timeslot yesterday and it looks like its only a matter of time before it gets elevated into a national drama based on the its latest ratings trend.
According to TNS Media Korea, Boys Before Flowers set another new record rating for the series as it obtained an impressive 29.7% yesterday, only 0.3 percentage points short of hitting 30%. This was an increase of 3.8 percentage points from its previous record of 25.9% set last Tuesday. And all eyes will be on tonight’s rating. The magical 30% mark might just be achieved tonight.
At the same time, rivals MBC East of Eden and SBS Terroir got ratings of 23.3% and 6.0% respectively. For East of Eden, it’s looking highly unlikely that it will claim back the No.1 position judging from the huge reaction over Boys Before Flowers now. But I am still going to keep watching it regardless.
There was a fair bit of coverage for the yet to be couple of Yi Jung (Kim Bum) and Gal Eul (Kim So Eun) in the episode yesterday. Yi Jung spots a crying Gal Eul on the streets, the latter still sobbing over her airhead boyfriend Su Pyo who is a player. Yi Jung brings her to her pottery workshop and consoles her with the use of a pottery metaphor, there are things that you have to go through to become stronger, regardless of whether its a smooth or painful journey.
That’s not all. Yi Jung decides to wind down and brings Gal Eul along. He gives her a makeover and then brings her to the club where coincidentally, the cheating boyfriend Su Pyo is also there. Yi Jung proceeds to show his stuff by playing the saxophone, charming all the girls in the club, including Ga Eul.
As for the conclusion, hopefully it will be revealed in episode 10. But judging from the previews, it appears that Gal Eul will be hurt by Kim Bum’s actions.