Watcher (2019)

“Where do you think a person’s humanity comes from?”


“Watcher” is a psychological thriller that follows three people, whose lives are destroyed by a tragic accident, as they become a team that uncovers corruption and fights against people with power. (Source : Soompi)

  • Han Suk-kyu as Do Chi-kwang
  • Seo Kang-joon as Kim Yeong-goon
  • Kim Hyun-joo as Han Tae-joo
  • Genre : Crime, Thriller
  • It aired on OCN from July 6 to August 25, 2019 for 16 episodes.
  • Seo Kang Joon thoughts on starring in his first-ever thriller : “I’ve appeared in many sweet romantic comedies and melodramas, but this is a genre I’ve wanted to try for a while… I also want to become an actor who doesn’t discriminate against genres, so I chose this [drama].”


  • The drama was full of twist and suspicions.
  • The plot is really complicated and the way the story was presented was a bit messy.
  • This drama was more characters driven than plot driven. Each member of the team has his own story.
  • The cast did an awesome job. The characters are the strong point in this show.
  • Han Suk-kyu played amazingly well as Do Chi-kwang, and till the end I wasn’t sure if he was good or bad.
  • Kim Hyun Joo deserves serious praise for her turn as Han Tae Joo.
  • Seo Kang Joon has a string of strong performances under his belt, and he doesn’t disappoint as Kim Young Koon.
  • They concluded the drama nicely and I like the fact that it gives you the vibe that maybe they will make a second season of it.
  • There is something missing in this drama but it’s a good thriller with psychological background.

My Rating – 8.0/10

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