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Differences between Korean dramas and American dramas

When a couple is having a fight:

American dramas:
The girl gets up to leave and the guy grabs her arm. The girl says, "don't touch me" and the guy lets her go with a surprised look.

Korean dramas:
The girl gets up to leave and the guy grabs her arm. The girl says, "don't touch me" and the guy kisses her.

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Pann: Difference between Korean dramas and American dramas

1. [+106, -0]

American medical dramas cure patients.
American police dramas investigate to catch the criminals.

Japanese medical dramas teach us lessons.
Japanese police dramas teach us lessons.

Korean medical dramas date at the hospital.
Korean police dramas date during the investigation.

2. [+51, -5] Ugh, I've been watching American dramas for an entire month and my mind became American. I say "oh my god" and "fucking shit" to everything. American dramas are love, everything is just sexy in them.

3. [+45, -4] American dramas are so fun. Once you fall for them, you won't watch Korean dramas.

4. [+23, -0]

American dramas:
They murder at hospitals.
They murder in airplanes.
They murder at police stations.
They murder at hotels.
They murder at sport matches.
They have sex at workplaces.

Korean dramas:
They date at hospitals.
They date in airplanes.
They date at police stations.
They date at hotels.
They date at sport matches.
They date at workplaces.
They date at schools.

5. [+13, -1] American dramas have a different quality from Korean dramas.

6. [+12, -1] No, American dramas have powerful sex at the spot

7. [+9, -1] Another characteristic of K-dramas: The female lead is nothing special but a chaebol guy and a well-off guy try to win her heart.

8. [+6, -0] Most Korean dramas are about dating because most of the audience is women. Even the script writers are all women.

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