Lie After Lie (2020)

The SHORT Pill:

A woman’s calculated plan to fake a seduction may uncover a complex web of deception and lies that cannot be reversed. But when the wheels are set in motions, there’s no turning back. So lie by lie, we walk the steps to see if she is a Mother or a Murderer!

The Pharma 5 Watch Guide!

Best Time To Watch:

Try this in the daytime! Not only will you be able to binge in one day, you can also avoid crying your way to sleep at night during the more heartfelt scenes.

Prescribed For:

For Kdrama pros and mature audience. Also, recommended if you are in the mood for a more realistic makjang story, give it a try at least once.

Love And Romance:

The beginnings romance scenes are one of my favorite aspects. In addition, the actor does a good job portraying the lead character. Despite their age, they have plenty of adorable romantic moments. You can feel the relief in your heart as they both did their best.

Cast Chemistry:

Lee Yoo Ri always brings an intensity to her roles that draws you in and completely connects you to her, and this time is 10x more intense. All cast members, including the child and supporting actors, do an outstanding job in their respective roles.

Addiction Level:

3 Pills: You can easily binge in this series in one day! Every episode provides a new clue that piques the audience’s interest in what will happen next. With this, the drama will keep you eagerly awaiting each new episode and keep coming back for more.


Original Network:

Channel A

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Things take a turn for the worse after a mother’s son, and woman’s husband, is found dead. When all evidence seems to leads to one woman, who is unable to defend herself due lapses in memory, she creates her own plan to regain her life and reclaim a child that she believes is her own. But suspicions continue to build when her lies, schemes, and tricks don’t seem to add up. With Lie After Lie, the trend of addictive makjang, that are tightly paced to keep audiences on the verge of losing their minds, continues. Although the story is well-known, the twists and turns keep you on the edge of your seat, leaving you with an engaging, thrilling and unpredictable storyline that will keep you guessing until the end.
Hard Pill to Swallow
The plot of this drama is a little entangled for the average viewer. The first half of the series is slow-burning, but it has a strong narrative. Despite its flaws, the drama is still worth watching for the entertainment value alone. It hides its imperfections by constantly flooding you with scenes that make you want more.



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The plot connects to the rest of the story seamlessly. I was blown away by the cinematography! The script was thoroughly developed. The pace can be slow but intense at times.

Side Effects:

When I watched the final episode, I got goosebumps and felt as if my heart was about to sink deeper into a pit of despair. An enthralling and heartbreaking story that kept me awake for a couple of nights after watching.

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