Crash Course in Romance Has Unexpectedly Satisfying Ending as Ratings Set New Record of 17.038% as Highest Cable Rom-com Drama of All Time

A new rom-com ratings champ has formally been crowned as tvN weekend drama Crash Course in Romance ends its run with a record high 17.038% ratings. It’s also the 10th highest cable drama of all time bumping off Under the Queen’s Umbrella from the 10th spot and sitting right under Queen Cheorin in 9th. Despite fully rolling my eyes in episode 15, surprisingly episode 16 delivered a great conclusion for nearly everyone. The abandoning Mom saw the error of her ways and left without further grifting, all four high school kids all deal with their own issues and get into college, the lawyer mom stops being such a control freak and her messed up son finds a new future ahead in the army, the backstabbing mom lives her own husband cheating shame but finds a new future working at the study center using her powers for good presumably, the best friend and brother do get together but it’s not as uncomfortable as I thought it would be, and Heung Seon and Chi Yeol get engaged, she studies hard and gets into college, and they do their own homage to Goong (Princess Hours) classic scene of a date on the street complete with blush inducing PDA kisses. All’s well that mostly ends well and I’m just glad a rom-com got some love and attention after being the lowest rating generating genre.

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Episode 14 of Crash Course on Romance Hits New Ratings High of 14.296% and Looks Set to Wrap Up Plot Points Nicely Next Week

It’s funny how a rom-com like Crash Course in Romance is actually more impactful as an indictment of South Korea’s oppressive educational system and obsessively controlling parents participating in it. The drama hit a new ratings high of 14.296% and … Continue reading

Crash Course in Romance Stays Steady in 12% Ratings for Episode 11-12 But Introduces a Last Minute Romantic Hint of a Secondary Couple

It’s wild I’m talking about a genuinely well-written likeable rom-com like Crash Course on Romance maybe jumping the shark but I’m really worried it might due to a new and rather last minute subplot being introduced in episode 12. So … Continue reading

Crash Course in Romance Episodes 9-10 Put on a Lesson in Wonderfully Decent People Thoughtfully Working Through Feelings and Frustrations as Ratings Roar to 13.501%

The audience love for Crash Course in Romance continues and the more I watch the more the things I love about it outweigh the few that I don’t. There was emotional breakthroughs for both leads, candid conversations, and even a … Continue reading

Crash Course in Romance Hits 11.823% Ratings for Episode 8 as the Found Family Dynamic and the Rigors of High School Tutoring Continue to Interest Viewers

Now midway through airing, tvN weekend rom-com Crash Course on Romance is a winner through and through. It’s just a good drama, but from a long time K-drama viewer I think the drama is made better thanks to Jung Kyung … Continue reading

Jung Kyung Ho Rockets Up the Buzz Charts Again as the Perfect Beta Male Lead Thanks to Impeccable Performance in Crash Course on Romance

If I haven’t watched Jung Kyung Ho stretch his acting (and genre) chops so much in his nearly two decade long career I would absolutely believe that he is always acting as himself, the perfect beta male lead. It started … Continue reading

Weekends Has Two Cable Dramas Breaking 10% as tvN’s Crash Course in Romance Hits 10.978% and jTBC Drama Agency Reaches 11.959%

I’ve been watching tvN weekend drama Crash Course in Romance since it premiered three weeks ago hence I’ve been keeping up with its increasing ratings and online buzz. But an earlier by one week premiered jTBC weekend drama Agency has … Continue reading

Jung Kyung Ho and Jeon Do Yeon Deliver the First Hit of 2023 as tvN Rom-com Crash Course in Romance Hits 9.145% Ratings in Episode 5

Holy wow am I surprised upon surprised, and in a great way. After the red hot December 2022 in K-drama land with first Reborn Rich and then The Glory, it’s fantastic to see the momentum carry into the new year … Continue reading

tvN Sat-Sun Drama Crash Course in Romance with Jeon Do Yeon and Jung Kyung Hyo Rises in Ratings in the Second Week to 7.559%

Well this is a great surprise and a nod for underdogs that seem totally random on paper. New tvN Sat-Sun rom-com Crash Course in Romance (One Shot Scandal) is rocketing up in ratings in the second week of airing, from … Continue reading