Significant Mouth: Episodes 9-ten
Reveals galore! Crimes divulged, deaths negated, and acts so epic correct heroes are unveiled. Plus, did they just show us who Significant Mouse is? I can not inform if it is an anticlimactic admission or just a further ruse to hold the speculations coming. I’ve lost my trust in the storytelling, but this one particular appears legit people.
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Let’s get started with the critical news. Jerry is alive. Mayor Choi is the fourth murder accomplice. And Chang-ho appears damn great in a 3-piece suit. How do we arrive at these information and can we trust the “Big” reveal close to the finish of Episode 9? Considering the fact that the show is bent on giving twists (a lot more so than giving logic), I’m slow to announce it more than the loudspeaker that we know who Significant Mouse is. For now, we’ll have to stick to what we observed. Very first on the list, the 3-piece suit.
The VIP trial is underway and Chang-ho meets with an on-line newscaster to livestream commentary as the court case unfolds. Chang-ho, below the guise of Significant Mouse, reveals each and every of the prosecutor’s moves just before it occurs, from arguments to proof. He knows each and every step due to the fact the trial is rigged and Chang-ho was handed the script back when he was hired to be the defendants’ lawyer. At the finish, he accurately predicts that the VIPs will be acquitted primarily based on insufficient proof. The livestream comments go wild and absolutely everyone watching thinks he’s a fortune teller.
As it is becoming publicly revealed that the trial is a sham, Hye-jin meets with Ji-hoon to exchange Dr. Seo’s study paper for her divorce papers. When Ji-hoon scrolls via the study post, he says it is the incorrect one particular. He threatens Hye-jin, emphasizing the significance of the document. What he does not know is that their conversation is also becoming livestreamed. A truck pulls up in front of the courthouse exactly where the VIPs are leaving scot-totally free and the livestream is broadcast on the side of the truck. All the reporters standing about hear Hye-jin say that her husband, along with the other two defendants, killed Dr. Seo.
As the reporters query the prosecutor about an appeal, the side of the truck rolls up and inside is Chang-ho, decked out in formal put on, hunting all varieties of fine. With the public watching, he forces the prosecutor to say he will appeal the case. He then declares he was abducted and that Ji-hoon and the prosecutor are behind it. In this single scheme that Mi-ho and Chang-ho cooked up with each other, they handle to expose 4 issues: the VIPs staged their trial, Ji-hoon is involved in criminal activity, the prosecutor is crooked, and Dr. Seo was killed due to a missing study paper (that nevertheless wants to be located). In the course of action, Chang-ho also willingly turns himself in — which means he’s on his way back to fall colors.
In other news, Jerry survived! And the only point that would make me happier is if they gave him a lot more than one particular line. Here’s what we get: he’s alive, coherent, and sending some mixed signals. Mi-ho visits him in the hospital to ask about Significant Mouse and he says he has no information and facts. Mi-ho shrugs it off. Perhaps Chang-ho misunderstood when Jerry mentioned Significant Mouse paid him. (No, Mi-ho, one thing dastardly is going on.) To ignite our distrust, we see the hospital worker by Jerry’s side is component of the Significant Mouse Tattoo Army.
Speaking of which, the prison has some Significant Mouse cronies also. Warden Park, for one particular. He shows Chang-ho his tattoo, claiming that he himself is Significant Mouse, but Chang-ho knows much better. Chang-ho records the confessional conversation anyway and offers it to the prosecutor and mayor, tipping them off about the warden’s habit of extorting the inmates. With that information and facts, the warden is arrested and the creepy guard that is been by the warden’s side requires more than his position. Chang-ho nevertheless believes that Significant Mouse is inside the prison and appears about for a startled face as Warden Park is escorted away.
Fortunately for Chang-ho, Mi-ho is there to assist him appear for Significant Mouse. The two are united once more, not due to the fact Chang-ho lastly gets released from prison (which means we would lastly be released from this prison setting!), but due to the fact Mi-ho joins him inside. She’s functioning as a prison nurse soon after becoming asked to resign from the hospital. Devoid of consent, she took blood from the corpse of a former inmate who had gotten sick though in prison — and it is lastly revealed that Dr. Seo’s paper has one thing to do with the blood of sick inmates.
We confirm a lot of suspicions about Mayor Choi this week and get even a lot more. Peppered in flashbacks all through the episodes, we get a laundry list of dirty deeds that the mayor is involved in. To get started, he is the fourth accomplice in Dr. Seo’s murder. He orchestrated the VIPs killing the medical doctor, and then brought on their auto accident (which is how the dead physique was located). As we discovered in the starting, he wanted the VIPs jailed. Now we know he was also the one particular who destroyed the dashcam footage, which showed his involvement. (It is nevertheless not clear why Hye-jin named Ji-hoon as the other accomplice back in week 1, and I hope we get a a lot more compelling explanation than the show wanting to throw us off the scent of the mayor when he was the apparent option.)
Adding to his list of crimes, we see the mayor is also the one particular who drugged Chang-ho just before his auto accident, which is weird considering the fact that the VIPs currently fessed up to that one particular (I guess the 4 of them have been nevertheless functioning with each other?). When the mayor’s wife is drugged and crashes in the exact same manner this week, it appears we currently know who to side-eye. If that wasn’t poor adequate, the mayor obtains Dr. Seo’s study paper from Hye-jin and hands it more than to the town’s head honcho (identified as The Elder), who burns it due to the fact its content material somehow incriminates him.
Now for the substantial news. Bear in mind the opening scene of this drama? The one particular with all the bars of gold becoming dumped in a pit and covered with concrete? Effectively, we see that scene once more, but this time Mayor Choi is there. It seems he’s the one particular standing in the rain overseeing the perform. He’s also shown in a vault, with even a lot more gold bars, preparing the study paper he’s about to provide to the Elder. (This is the smoking gun, suitable?)
Though we’re finding all this information about the mayor, Chang-ho and Mi-ho also wake up to the reality that he’s the fourth accomplice — but not his connection to Significant Mouse. They are setting him up so that Significant Mouse will attempt to attack the mayor, wagering that the mayor will fight back — and that is how they’ll trap the Mouse at final.
Okay, so, the mayor is a poor guy. But we quite substantially knew that from Episode 1. Is he Significant Mouse although? We get a quite damning shot of him sitting atop bars of gold with Dr. Seo’s paper. We also have a motive relating to his functioning class background and his grandfather’s death. Above all, Mayor Choi does not appear like the kind to be a pawn in somebody else’s game. At the exact same time, just about every week this drama is filled with red herrings to turn our heads in the incorrect path. What’s the verdict, Beanies? Do we have enough proof? Can we get in touch with it quits on the guessing?
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