Please protect me, My Lord, don’t let anything happen to me, become a monster like Sung Yo Han. I prayed to the Almighty, I wouldn’t become a monster. – Jung Ba Reum
Mouse Synopsis: A suspenseful story that asks the key question, “What if we could identify psychopaths in advance?” A crazed serial killer’s ruthless murders have left the entire nation gripped with fear, and chaos reigns. Justice-seeking rookie police officer, Jung Ba Reum, comes face to face with the killer. While he survives his dangerous encounter with the psychopath, Jung Ba Reum finds his life completely changing before his eyes. (Source: MyDramaList)
- Lee Seung-gi as Jeong Ba-reum, a police officer whose life changes after a confrontation with a psychopathic serial killer.
- Lee Hee-joon as Go Moo-chi, a detective who does not care about the rules and is willing to resort to any method to catch criminals.
- Park Ju-hyun as Oh Bong-yi, a tough-looking high school senior who lives with her grandmother and practices martial arts daily.
- Kyung Soo-jin as Choi Hong-ju, a talented production director of a reality tv program known as “Sherlock Hong-ju at channel OBN
- Genre: Crime thriller / Suspense / Mystery / Sci-Fi
- It premiered on tvN on March 3, 2021 and aired every Wednesday and Thursday at 22:30 KST till May 20
- No. of episodes: 20 + 3 (special episodes) + 2 (spin-off)
- It’s a drama that you have to think and not a light-watch drama. At first, you’ll have many questions and you won’t understand a thing, until the time comes and you’ll see that everything makes sense.
- Each episode is thought provoking, interesting and delivers right in terms of emotions.
- The acting was stunning, it was superb. Hats off to the actors for their amazing performance through out the drama.
- Lee Hee-joon did a stellar job in establishing his character’s motivation and emotions.
- Lee Seung Gi gives everything in his character and as expected his acting never disappoints. Truly, his acting was phenomenal here, and for that alone I would recommend this drama to anyone who is debating whether or not to watch. I’m so proud of you my love.
- If you like crime, mystery and psychological thriller with insanely good and well written plot twists… this is the drama for you. NOTE: Not an easy watch. Prepare yourself mentally before you start.
My Overall Rating – 10/10 (Mouse is the perfect thriller you’ll ever wish to witness. This drama was definitely a masterpiece. Worth watching!)
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