Cyrano Dating Agency Episode 2 Recap
This is me crying tears cyrano dating agency drama recap happy here as I write this. I do adore the two leading men Lee Jong Hyuk and Lee Chun Heeboth of whom are criminally underrated and sexy as all out. Not to mention really talented actors who exude manly appeal as opposed to flower boy cuteness. Then I watched episode 1 CDA and promptly fell in love with this drama.
Then I looked at the production team and almost had an out of body experienced. CDA is helmed by the PD who directed Joseon X-Files Secret Investigation Record and written by the writer who did Tamra the Island. This drama comes from the folks responsible for not just one, but TWO of my favorite K-dramas of all time. Repeat — two dramas on my top list. Rest assured the end product merits the love, episode 1 of CDA was adorable. Great directing, an eclectic use of music cues, a fun peppy script without being too overly precious or full of itself, and a fantastic ensemble cast where everyone is pulling their weight.
I already love all three lead characters and the love mission of the day set up for this drama leaves room for constant fresh stories cyrano dating agency drama recap tell while building a narrative thread with the members of the Agency and one mysterious charming Chef that is on a mission to make love happen and just might find love happening to themselves.
Min Young is giddy her matchmaking is about to succeed when Ballerina thanks her date for the courageous confession, takes a swig of her alcohol, and gets up from the table to confess her love to the Sommelier! Rewind a bit and we see that Min Young works at a very large and standard operating matchmaking service in Seoul that groups clients into various classes and helps them find matches within their class.
Min Young is approached by her client Glasses Guy who has been harboring a crush on Ballerina, who is many leagues about his class, and begs Min Young to arrange a date for him despite knowing this is breaking the rules of the agency. Min Young mulls it over and decides to do it, her romantic impetuous side kicking in. Min Young goes to see Ballerina to ask her to attend one more matchmaking date. At the studio she bumps into a man who is quite rude in not helping her pick up her dropped things.
Min Young swears terraria matchmaking guy is the perfect match. The earlier rude man drops and shatters a bottle of wine and Ballerina remarks that the jewish singles meetup is intoxicating. Min Young sits with Glasses Guy after the disastrous turn of events and wonders how it all went so wrong.
Min Young gets a call from her Manager chewing her out for arranging a date between Glasses Guy and Ballerina. She bumps into a van with the door ajar and notices inside is all sorts of high tech surveillance equipment, and in the TV screen is Ballerina from the dinner earlier! She turns around and sees Moo Jin, another employee of Cyrano Dating Agency. Min Young awakens in the headquarters of Cyrano Dating Agency and sees Moo Jin and an even younger employee A-Rang, who welcomes her sweetly.
Min Young sees Byung Hoon cyrano dating agency drama recap his high tech set up and realizes that they were the cause of Glasses Guy losing his chance with Ballerina, because they were helping Sommelier. He did so much work to get Ballerina to pay attention to the wine Sommelier poured for her at each of her failed dates, until she started to see him as a warm protecting presence in her life. Min Young quits her job and leaves.
Chef Cha Seung Pyo is looking out the window of his restaurant and smiles when he sees Min Young peering into the Cyrano Dating Agency, which is located across the way. The door to the Agency opens and Cyrano dating agency drama recap Young scurries away and hides in the restaurant, only to freak out when Seung Pyo talks to her asking what she is doing?
Min Young says not quite, but then screws up her courage and walks back over. She runs into a guy outside who is a potential client and Min Young acts like an employee and brings him inside. Once inside, Moo Jin and A Rang bring the client over to meet Byung Hoon. Before the client can introduce himself, Byung Hoon gives him a critical once over and correctly identifies him as being a veterinarian. Vet offers to share his observations of Librarian but Byung Hoon cuts him off and says they will do their own reconnaissance and develop an accurate profile.
Byung Hoon takes Min Young along and they lurk in the library to observe Librarian. She seems capable and invested in her job, getting upset when she notices books with the last page torn out by vandals and wows to track down the miscreant. Byung Hoon tears out a page from a book and makes Min Young go check it out. When Min Young does so, Byung Hoon walks up behind Librarian and peeks at the items on her desk.
On her desk are notes about attending detective mystery talks and when the next detective mystery book will be published. Byung Hoon goes back to the Agency and declares they are turning this job down. Suddenly two guys arrive and turns out they are loan sharks and they drag Byung Hoon to the roof and dangle him over the edge to pay up. Min Young, Moo Jin, and A Rang stand in the courtyard looking up at Byung Hoon getting tormented by the loan sharks, and Chef Seung Pyo comes out and joins in the chat session.
He learns Min Young joined the Agency and wishes her success. Suddenly the two loan sharks arrive to play gangsters as they loudly walk past Librarian looking for guy in trenchcoat. Librarian rushes behind them to warn Vet. Min Young has to spring into action and distract two police officers by pretending to faint on the platform, so that Librarian cannot ask for their help and ruin their plans. Librarian finds Vet and they run away from the gangsters.
Vet shoves Librarian into a train but he stays on the platform, thereby making their parting very dramatic. The gang quickly disperses and Min Young and Byung Hoon walk off together. Suddenly Librarian walks by as she looks cyrano dating agency drama recap for the man in the trenchcoat so Byung Hoon pulls Min Young into his arms to pretend to be lovers thereby shielding their faces from Librarian. Min Young looks very affected and Byung Hoon teases her about it.