Dr. Qin Medical Examiner (2016)

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Jiongnan
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Dec 2, 2016
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 7.5
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 6.5
  • Rewatch Value 5.0
Story: 7.5/10
I'm like a little obsessed with crime shows and stuff so I'm being a little harsh. Overall, if this was the first time I saw a crime show, this would blow my mind. But alas, I've seen a few good ones so this doesn't really compare that well.
The story was good in the sense that most questions got answered. You find out who almost everyone is at the end. read more But what bothered me was that the story wasn't really tightly connected. The overarching theme was really loose and it felt a little bit forced, like parts of it was inserted just because it'll add suspense but it didn't really relate to anything too significant.
The overarching plot was predictable and too typical. I mean it's still a decent drama, I would definitely recommend, but it was a *little* disappointing.
But the individual crimes and stuff, that was kinda neat. Props.
What I appreciated was the comedic relief, they were inserted a really good times so you're not psychologically stressed the entire show. And it really builds on character development.

Acting: 8/10
The main characters really worked well together, not to mention the male leads were definitely eye candy ^^ Character development only really happened for Dr. Qin, the rest kinda helped him a long with it. Which was cute. But development was pretty typical and expected. At least the acting was professional.

Music: 6.5/10
There were not really a lot of memorable OST parts that I could remember. I'm pretty good aurally so I would remember a song that relates a certain scene or whatever. The only vaguely good parts I remember is the quirky tune during comedic relief parts. When ever that music came on, I just felp more relaxed because nothing bad is happening.

Rewatch: 5/10
I don't typically rewatch dramas, but this was short and sweet enough to maybe go and pick out my favorite episodes. What I love about these dramas are that the beginnings are individual crimes and stories so you can watch it separately.

Overall: 7/10
It was a little disappointing that the overarching theme was too loose and typical. It was too predictable and thus a little anti-climatic. But the individual crimes were pretty decent and enjoyable.
If anyone is looking for a good crime show starter or just a laid back drama, this is definitely a good one.
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Dr. Qin Medical Examiner
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Alternative Titles

  • Native title:

    法医秦明
  • Also Known as:

    Fa Yi Qin Ming; Medical Examiner Dr. Qin; 法醫秦明;

Details

  • Country:

    China
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    20
  • Aired:

    Oct 13, 2016 to Dec 15, 2016
  • Network:

    Sohu TV
  • Duration:

    30 min.

Statistics

  • Score:

    8.0 (scored by 63 users)
  • Ranked:

    #16141
  • Popularity:

    #1373