JTBC’s “Miss Hammurabi” is shortly rising to turn out to be probably the most relatable dramas ever.
A authorized drama that focuses on civil trials, “Miss Hammurabi” has efficiently received over viewers with an in depth depiction of hardships judges face and life like authorized instances. The drama marked 5.6 % in viewership rankings within the capital space with its sixth episode, recording its highest rankings but.
Here are the three moments that present why “Miss Hammurabi” is so relatable.
Warning: This article might comprise spoilers.
1. The Burn on the Restaurant
There was a case the place a baby obtained a burn on his face on account of a waitress’s mistake. The case concerned a mom of a kid affected by trauma, a waitress who was having a tough time incomes cash in another country, and a restaurant proprietor who thought he had sufficient on his hand.
The answer to this seemingly difficult case was understanding. Park Cha Oh Reum (Go Ara) centered on the folks, not the case itself. When she requested the mom if she was all proper, the case solved itself.
This served as a possibility for Im Ba Reun (INFINITE’s L) to be taught that whereas civil justice judges should erase their facial expressions, they mustn’t erase their feelings as effectively. It additionally led viewers to consider making an attempt to grasp others as an alternative of specializing in our personal pains.
2. Sexual Harassment at Work
The case involving sexual harassment within the office was the episode that many viewers discovered most relatable. “Miss Hammurabi” wasn’t afraid to point out the bitter actuality, together with the sufferer’s boss who stated it was only a joke, the corporate that attempted to silence the sufferer, and the workers who have been compelled to maintain their silence and even lie.
Moreover, the distinction between Park Cha Oh Reum and different male judges was strikingly life like. While Im Ba Reun and Jung Bo Wang (Ryu Deok Hwan) didn’t perceive the sensation of sexual humiliation till they skilled it firsthand, Park Cha Oh Reum was already accustomed to it as a younger lady.
The judges dominated that the perpetrator’s dismissal was legitimate, however the sobering epilogue confirmed how helpless a person is compelled to turn out to be in such instances. The episode despatched a message that there may be no change until the basic downside is solved.
3. The Right to be Forgotten
Civil trials replicate upon the lives of everybody as a result of they take care of our on a regular basis lives. Kang Yo Han, a member of the National Assembly, got here to the courtroom to erase a photograph of himself collaborating in a protest as a younger college pupil, arguing for “the proper to be forgotten.” Listening to his case, Park Cha Oh Reum was reminded of her mom whereas Im Ba Reun thought of his old flame Park Cha Oh Reum.
The episode confirmed that trials are additionally about coping with folks’s reminiscences. While everybody assumed that Kang Yo Han needed to erase the picture on account of political causes, it was later revealed that the picture featured not solely Kang Yo Han’s present spouse however his old flame. His old flame died within the protest and Kang Yo Han nonetheless remembers her, all of which his now-ill spouse is aware of. Out of his respect and love for his spouse, he needed to cease the picture from gaining consideration. Instead of selecting to be protected by the regulation, nonetheless, Kang Yo Han selected to attraction to the general public’s curiosity by bringing consideration to his appears.
Im Ba Reun’s phrases, “What’s completed is definitely forgotten whereas what’s unfinished is remembered for a very long time,” made viewers take into consideration how folks yearn for one thing unfinished whereas forgetting the significance of issues they’re accustomed to.
“Miss Hammurabi” airs each Monday and Tuesday at 11 p.m. KST.