You're All Surrounded

You're All Surrounded (2014)

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Eun Dae Gu, Uh Soo Sun, Park Tae Il and Ji Gook - otherwise known as the P4 - are the new recruits in the violent crime unit at Gangnam Police Station. These rookies are neither enthusiastic, nor passionate about their new jobs and have joined the crime squad for varying but unbefitting reasons. They are lead by an erratic and hot headed Seo Pan Suk who wants nothing more than to read morewash his hand off of the incompetent new recruits.

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Sep 12, 2014
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 9.0
TL;DR? This drama is beyond amazing. It was so much fun with the right touch of mystery, sadness and action.

I was in the midst of a pretty intense Kdrama slump when I started this drama. I am a huge Lee Seung Gi fan, and Cha Seung Won as Dokko Jin in The Greatest Love is one of my all time favorite male characters ever. And they definitely do not disappoint in read more this drama!

I think what surprised me the most about this drama was just how easily it was able to blend all of the different aspects of the show together. It was sad, but also funny, and then there were plenty of action scenes that ramped up the anxiety from time to time. There were several episodes that would take you from crying to laughing to gripping the edge of your seat, only to start all the way back at the beginning again.

The characters in this were all brilliant. Dae Gu was a stuck up jerk, suffering from a tragic past with a giant chip on his shoulder. Seo Pan Suk was the grouchy leader, unwilling to take a bunch of newbies under his wing. They both suffered from scars of their own, and it was just amazing to watch their chemistry together on screen. Soo Sun was a clutzy ditz, absolutely brimming with sincerity. Park Tae Il was charming and Ji Kook was a dorky, sweet guy. You couldn't help but love all of them and want for all of them to succeed.

I don't usually pay much attention to music in dramas, but I can't even begin to say how happy I was at the end of episode 1 when My Chemical Romance's Welcome to the Black Parade came on. It was poignant commentary on the whole situation, and it really was the perfect ending note for the episode.

I will say that I don't watch cop dramas, so if you also don't watch cop dramas, I hope that that doesn't keep you from trying this one out. While there was quite a bit to do with illegal activity and stake outs and arrests, it was so much more than that.

Seriously, watch this drama!
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14 of 16 people found this review helpful
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Jul 30, 2014
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 8.5
  • Rewatch Value 10
This. This is it. This drama. This freaking drama is everything I've ever wanted to see. And never in my life did I think that I would end up loving a cop drama. But I did. And I'm so happy I gave this drama a chance because now it's one of my favourites.

The plot is the biggest advantage of this drama. It's a perfect mix of action, suspense, crime, drama, and read more even comedy and romance. What more could you want? And although I admit I got bored sometimes, the boredom didn't last long. There's always something happening in this drama, and numerous plot twists make everything even more exciting, interesting, and fun to watch. The pace of story development is also perfect, thanks to what it's pretty easy to follow the plot without any headaches. The romance between Dae Gu and Su Seon isn't cheesy and immature, so thank God there aren't any cringe worthy moments between those characters.
Seriously, if only more dramas were like that, I'm sure I wouldn't end up hating so many of them.

The cast is really well-chosen, so there's no surprise that the acting is one of the best I've seen so far. There are no awkward facial expressions or gestures, and the actors express the characters' feelings in a good, believable way. Only An Jae Hyeon's acting skills lack sometimes, but most of the time he isn't even that bad. So good job.

All of the main characters are likeable, which is kind of surprising considering that most dramas have many annoying characters. To be honest I was expecting Su Seon to be irritating, as almost every main female leads in dramas are, so imagine my surprise when I didn't end up hating her. And as you can learn from my other reviews, most of the time I hate main female characters. Also, I love how each character is different and special in a way. Thanks to that every character can add something new to the story.

This drama has its little flaws, but they're not very significant. I think the biggest flaw of "You're All Surrounded" is that a few of the last episodes are a little bit of a drag, but fortunately at episode 19 everything goes back to normal.

Overall, even if you don't like cop dramas, I suggest you give this one a chance. "You're All Surrounded" is something fresh, has an actual plot, and doesn't kill viewers with a cheesy romance. Seriously, we need more dramas like this one.
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I think the plots are somewhat similar. The leading men both had childhood traumas and the lading women both had a connection to the trauma. Then both men got jobs later on because of that trauma. I just thought of You're All Surrounded when I started to watch Pinocchio.
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    Brenda 21 days ago

    this drama overall was okay. I loved the music and storyline(I couldn't decide half the time who to hate and who to support), but Lee Seung Gi's acting felt forced to me and the chemistry between the two characters(in my opinion) was boring(prob due to his acting). It had a great sense of humour, but not enough detectiveness, so if you're just bored and want a good drama to watch, I'd recommend it.

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    Annie Mar 10, 2015

    Loved this drama!!! The story line was superb. Only thing tho, if you're looking for chemistry between the leads, don't look for too much, coz there isn't much... But other than that, I highly recommend it :)

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    Weirdestone Feb 8, 2015
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    Datez Feb 8, 2015

    Recommended to watch....daebak

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    KdramaQueen89 Feb 3, 2015

    Great engaging plot, good length, and wonderful acting by CSW which is to be expected. I will say I was a little dissapointed by LSK's acting in this as I've seen him do tremendous work in K2H which is not to say that it was probably due to the writing. I didnt like GAR in this as she lacked chemistry with LSK. Overall I rate YAS an 8 due to engaging plot with a tied up ending and decent rewatch potential for someone else who really liked it.

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    Weirdestone Feb 1, 2015
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    Sapir Jan 30, 2015
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    Sawlie Jan 27, 2015

    This was beyond amazing! With a perfect balance of drama, action, mystery, comedy and the sweetest romance ever - not overwhelming, just sweet! Loved it!

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    joyje Jan 21, 2015

    Nice drama with a little twist here and there. Loved the spirit of teamwork they portray and the friendship they have as colleagues.

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    BrigittaPoppy Jan 16, 2015

    One word: Masterpiece.

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    heartbreaker17 Dec 27, 2014

    Not gonna lie it is boring.

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    MimiNosrati Dec 17, 2014

    Wow! I really mean wow!


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    South Korea
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    May 7, 2014 to Jul 17, 2014
  • Aired On:

    Wednesday, Thursday
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  • Duration:

    60 min.


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    8.4 (scored by 4,429 users)
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