This recap of Extraordinary Attorney Woo season 1, episode 13, “The Blue Night of Jeju I,” contains spoilers. You can check out our thoughts on last week’s episode by clicking on these words.
I always suspected that having legal expertise would bring all sorts of people out of the woods. In “The Blue Night of Jeju I”, Young-woo is approached for legal advice by the father of the owner of the apartment building in which she and her father live. I mean, imagine that. It can’t be ideal. Or maybe I’m just getting grumpy.
Extraordinary Attorney Woo season 1, episode 13 recap
Moreover, the case, at least at first, seems quite trivial. Yeong-bok was wrongfully charged 3,000 yen for walking up the road near a temple; an entrance fee for a cultural heritage site in which he has never been admitted. It’s not a lot of money, and the question of someone’s stubbornness and pride doesn’t seem to me to be very important. Then again, I’m not into aquatic life as much as Young-woo, and since the temple is on Jeju Island…well, those things sometimes write themselves.
Somewhat hilarious, this case turns into something of a vacation pretty quickly. And it’s a fun setup because it’s a great excuse to get everyone and their associated personal issues together for a change of scenery – and hopefully perspective.
Consider Min-woo, for example. He’s been portrayed as an unambiguous villain thus far, doing everything he can to try to antagonize Young-woo, but here we learn more about his family history, including his parents’ poor health and the need for money to support them. , and you can understand his actions a little more.
Jeju Island also seems to cause an existential crisis for Myeong-seok, who is grappling not only with health issues, but also a painful past of overwork, estrangement, and ultimately loss of loved ones, and now , as he nears something possibly resembling an end, he begins to wonder if he made the wrong decisions. A sobering, painful thought, and it’s actually on a cliffhanger related to Myeong-seok’s health that the episode ends.
This is the second case in two parts. But it’s the first one that feels like a vacation. And perhaps the case’s relatively small stakes are intentional, a way of getting us to focus on the bubbling relationships and personal crises that have been brought along on the journey.
You can stream Extraordinary Attorney Woo season 1, episode 13, “The Blue Night of Jeju I,” exclusively on Netflix.
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