Where Your Eyes Linger episode 1 & 2 provide audiences with a solid base for a Viki series, introducing characters who are evidently at conflict with each other.
This recap of Viki Original series Where Your Eyes Linger episode 1 & 2 contains significant spoilers.
How does Where Your Eyes Linger episode 1 & 2 open?
Han Tae Joo is getting chased by a group of teens who are angry at him. He is eventually cornered. He is asked about Min Gyeong and then Hyeon Jeong — the leader of the group Kim Pil Hyun says that he was in love with her. The leader tries punching him but Han Tae Joo holds his fist and then the leader tells him that his dad is a board director at TB Group and punches him. Another student walks around the corner and defends Han Tae Joo and says Han Tae Joo’s father is the chairman of TB Group before punching Kim Phil Hyun — his name is Kang Gook.
Kang Gook’s role
Han Tae Joo’s father is not happy with either of them for the school violence. Kang Gook is like Han Tae Joo’s bodyguard and servant apparently. Han Tae Joo and Kang Gook tell each other they are going through these troubles for a reason — Han Tae Joo asks Kang Gook if he’s happy; he can eat as much ramen and chicken and play games as much as he wants. They clearly have an intimate relationship.
Can I have your number?
When they go to a cafe the next day, the waitress hints at their evident intimate relationship. On the way to school, a girl asks for Kang Gook’s number. Han Tae Joo gets jealous but Kang Gook reveals he gave out a fake number. In the middle of the night, Han Tae Joo double checks Kang Gook’s phone. The next day, the boy who punched Han Tae Joo, Kim Pil Hyun, apologizes as his father told him to. Han Tae Joo grabs the boy and plays with his ear and Kang Gook gets jealous, narrating that Tae Joo has a bad habit.
Moving to episode 2
As we move to episode 2, Kang Gook tells Han Tae Joo that he doesn’t like Kim Pil Hyun. They are clearly at odds with each other on their friendship. The girl who asked for Kang Gook’s number finds his real number and texts him. Both boys practice martial arts and it gets heated. Kang Gook hurts Han Tae Joo by accident.
How does Where Your Eyes Linger episode 1 & 2 end?
When they get home, Han Tae Joo asks Kang Gook to wash his hair as his other hand is in a sling and he can’t do it on his own. Kang Gook texts the girl who took an interest in him and they agree to hang out. Han Tae Joo leaves the shower with his clothes all wet and feeling sorry for himself so Kang Gook helps him get clean. Where Your Eyes Linger episode 1 & 2 provide audiences with a solid base for a Viki series, introducing characters who are evidently at conflict with each other.
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