5 (More) Things We Hate Seeing In Dramas!

5 (More) Things We Hate Seeing In Dramas!

We all love dramas. There is no doubting or changing that fact. But nothing in this world comes without its flaws and of course, dramas are no exception. While we may love dramas with all our hearts, these faults still make up for quite a few face-palm moments, so much so that we pray to the drama Gods that we would have to witness those moments rarely.

So here are (another) 5 things we hate to see in a drama:

#5: USELESS (& CRAZY) MISUNDERSTANDINGS/ DRAMA

There are two types of drama that are witnessed in a show. One is enjoyable and necessary for plot progression. This is the type of drama that keeps you on the edge of your seat or at least keeps you engrossed in the series. The second is the useless and frustrating type. This is the type which often makes you want to slap all the characters involved, get them all together, and just make them TALK. That is the only thing standing in the way of resolving those misunderstandings.

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#4: NOBLE IDIOTS

Once in a while, or sometimes more often, we encounter the so-called 'noble idiots' in dramas. Gosh, these are some frustrating characters to watch. It's like a train-wreck. You don't want to look, but you can't seem to look away. You just can't understand how their minds work. You want to smack some sense into these characters, but you can't. And that can be, believe it or not, very painful.

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#3: WITCHY SECOND FEMALE LEAD

These second female leads are the characters that were never taught the meaning of the word 'no.' Just goes to show you should pay attention in school. When you watch them, you're often like, "Enough already! Just give it up!" but they won't listen. These witchy or bi*chy female leads won't leave the male lead alone. No matter how many times he tells her no or that he is in love with someone else, she refuses to give up. Persistence isn't the key to winning over a guy [although it may appear so in some cases *cough Itazura Na Kiss cough*] is something they don't understand.

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#2: AMNESIA

A smack on the back of the head, a falling object, an accident--anything and everything can lead to amnesia in dramaland. The most it can do is hinder the plot progress, especially since you have to watch the leads encounter each other and then fall in love all over again. There's just one word to explain the feeling when you realize that the writer is going to play the amnesia cliché again: Dread. And maybe frustration. And irritation. And anger.

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#1: TRUCK OF DOOM

Remember that lesson 'Always Be Aware When Crossing The Road' that was droned into our brains by our parents and teachers when we were kids? Well, dramas should follow that advice. If you ever witness a scene with the lead crossing a road or even simply driving, there's a 95% chance that they're going to get hit. And that's in no way an exaggeration. What's even laughably fascinating is the fact that just seconds before, the road was pretty much deserted. There were no signs of any car/truck, but just like magic, it appears. Although two recent dramas deviated from this expected cliché, much to our delight, there's always a chance that you will encounter a truck of doom in a drama. That's just the way things go. One thing's for sure; no traffic laws exist in dramaland.

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Which one do you hate the most?

P.S. This is the continuation of previous article 5 Things We Hate To See In A Drama!

P.P.S. Image credit goes to the owners.

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    Silver_Sylphy Mar 3, 2017

    Definitely ToD (Truck of Doom)!
    Seems Korean authorities need to crack down on truck inspections when it comes to brakes!

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    LinLin Mar 3, 2017 - edited

    So much truck of doom
    that I'm silently hoping that they made drama about truck of doom drivers

    be like:

    ''I was born to be truck of doom driver'' ''ppl just throw themselves in front of my truck'' ''as kid I would randomly go invisible when I bump into someone to avoid being seen in cctv'' ''I never wanted to drive truck for work, but I had no choice'' ''someone offered me work as contract killer but it's not like I can stop bumping into things anyways so I took it''

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      AnanyaS Mar 3, 2017

      OMG, I literally couldn't stop laughing!!! XD

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      Silver_Sylphy Mar 3, 2017

      Maybe a reality series like The Office? The Truck of Doom Driver: When You Need Drama

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    Cinnamaroll Mar 2, 2017

    LoL @ Truck of Doom. And they can easily be perpendicular to their targets in traffic at the moment no other cars are around. Their origin would be incredibly easy to track via CCTV or street cameras, yet the police are always stumped.

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    StephStephieTeff Mar 2, 2017

    Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes.

    Misunderstandings are my biggest pet peeve! Also bitchy female leads!

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    rosyprincess Mar 1, 2017

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    Selendrile Feb 28, 2017 - edited

    98% trucks of doom are white van , just putting it out there lol ( van is evil , car is good )

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      LPA Apr 12, 2017 - edited

      Well they are usually white, but sometimes orange-HaHa! But I think they're mostly Dump Trucks! (:
      Also--I jump out of my skin almost every single time!! -- I hate that!

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    Lybah Feb 28, 2017

    MISUNDERSTANDINGS and NOBLE IDIOTS

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    Owlsarecool15 Feb 28, 2017

    Amnesia makes me want to throw my computer across the room.

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    Lumiere Feb 28, 2017

    Truck of doom!

    It should be sued or at least get a backstory. It's about time :P

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    Matooka Feb 28, 2017

    AMNESIA

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    zza Feb 28, 2017 - edited

    this made me laugh so much truck of doom lol

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      desertbanshee Feb 28, 2017 - edited

      That one cracked me up, too. I watched a drama the other day (At Dolphin Bay) and literally four trucks or cars hit, or almost hit someone in the first 20 minutes!

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    SaimaTae Feb 28, 2017

    will always hold my breath whenever someone crosses the road in kdrama land

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    tar Feb 28, 2017

    the traffic laws exist in dramaland but it's just for the scene where the female lead and male lead going to meet in the middle of the cross road and the traffic laws blocked them haha.

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    Dia Feb 28, 2017

    that TRUCK OF DOOM hahaha

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    Lasharichards Feb 28, 2017

    The only second female lead I've liked so far is the one form jealousy incarnate xD I actually prefer her over the main female lead

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