[Recap] Iris Season 2 Episode 5 Recap

(Posted for Jbarky) Here is episode 5 of Iris Season 2!

Here are the abbreviations that I will be using for the recap:

Jung Yoo Gun (Played by Jang Hyuk): Yoo Gun

Ji Sooyeon (Played by Lee Da Hae): Sooyeon

Yoo Joong Won (Played by Lee Bum Soo): Joong Won

Choi Min (Played by Oh Yeon Soo): Min

Seo Hyun Woo (Played by Yoon Doo Joon): Hyun Woo

Yoon Si Hyuk (Played by Lee Jun): Si Hyuk

Baeksan (Played by Kim Young Cheol): Baeksan

Ray (Played by McInnis): Ray

Yoo Gun finds out that the intruder is none other than the mole! (Secretary of the department head) 

Park states that he will take full responsibility for the assassination of the North Korean representative. 

Yoo Gun talks with Baeksan and almost brings up the fact that he thinks Baeksan murdered his father. Baeksan states that if he did kill somebody that it was definitely for the good of South Korea. (Baeksan also states that he lost the love of his life and he tried to gain power in order to get his revenge. So he needed the help of Iris) 

We are taken back to Baeksan’s younger days. He was a pretty badass agent! After he takes out a target he sees a woman. (The next few sentences describe the continuation of the flashback which happens later) He falls in love with her and then he takes the picture that was found in the ajusshi’s journal. The younger Baeksan was warned not to fall in love by his supervisor. 

Yoo Gun and Sooyeon are eating dinner together. Sooyeon is clearly a bit upset that Yoo Gun did not tell her about the ajusshi’s passing away. While eating dinner, Sooyeon’s right hand is shaking and she drops the glass cup which shatters. (It looks like her gunshot wound has not healed completely) 


Yoon Shi Hyuk (Lee Jun) is finally shown in the drama. He is set as a bodyguard to protect the South Korean representative for the South-North Korean peace talks. 

The mole makes a copy of her Boss’ access card and begins to look for the information regarding Baeksan’s new whereabouts (or any info about the new plan). She finally finds the camp and relays the information to Ray. Somebody in Iris is looking at the information regarding Baeksan. (Or possibly Baeksan and Yoo Gun’s father)

Yeon Hwa tries to escape the North Korean prison facility but the North Korean guards and also Joong Won deter her.

The South-North Korean peace talks are going to continue to go on. Outside Min asks Yoo Gun why he is going after Iris. Min tells Yoo Gun that her parents died because of a terrorist bomb. Min also lost her fiancé because of the 9/11 attacks. Terrorists killed everyone important in her life. Min is actually planning to use the South Korean representative (For the peace talks) as bait for Iris! 

In the prison cell we learn more about Yeon Hwa’s family. Her sister was deemed a traitor. Afterwards Yeonhwa and her mother were taken to a mine. Eventually her mother passed away. 


Sooyeon continues to have a hard time shooting by herself at the range because of her arm. Hyun Woo comes and helps her out. They share a moment together, because he calms her down and she ends up doing well. 

The NSS team now goes through with their mission of using Baeksan as bait. During the operation, Yoo Gun tells Sooyeon to open up the smallest Babushka doll. (Aww finally the proposal.. Usually that means something is going to happen to him!)

So, the awesome plan was setting up two different points to drop off Baeksan with two different teams! 

Baeksan is actually not going with either of the teams. Baeksan is talking with Min. He is now going to tell her what Iris wants from him! It looks as though there were 5 different nuclear missiles located in South Korea. These missiles were a safety precaution in case North Korea ever took over Seoul. 

Ray has fallen for the trap! He knows that he is not fighting against the team that has Baeksan. Yoo Gun has Ray at gun point. But suddenly, he is shot by a sniper. 


Yoo Gun’s body is taken away by Iris.

Joong Won was talking to his old captain/boss who was none other than Park Cheol Young. Park Cheol Young also hears the information regarding Yoo Gun’s kidnapping. 

Once again the show ends in a cliffhanger as Yoo Gun is being revived inside of a plane by Ray and some doctors. Stay tune for the next recap to find out what happens!