The January 17 episode of the MBC sitcom, “High Kick 3: Counterattack of the Short Legs,” featured an “Inception”-like parody. In this espisode Ji Seok (Seo Ji Seok) kisses Ha Sun (Park Ha Sun) in an effort to confirm their feelings for each other. However, he wakes up in a hospital bed in the next scene. As we make our way through the episode, we learn that Ji Seok was involved in a car accident on the way to the airport to see Ha Sun. Ha Sun, with the support of her counsin, decided to follow her parents wishes and head to America.
Everything aside from the kiss was just a part of Ji Seok’s dream! There was no accident. This episode was shot to stimulate viewer curiosity by mixing reality with fiction. Viewer reactions were mixed. Many felt that this episode hinted at a sad ending between Ji Seok and Ha Seon.
Are you guys following this sitcom? What do you think about the producers incorporating this dream sequence?