History Series / Iris

31st Oct '16 2:41:33 PM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler:CruelTwistEnding]]: [[spoiler:[[McLeaned Because Lee Byung-Hun wouldn't be returning for the sequel]], the writers decided to [[DroppedABridgeOnHim Drop a Bridge on Hyun-Jun]], within the last ''five minutes of the series'', no less.]]

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* [[spoiler:CruelTwistEnding]]: CruelTwistEnding: [[spoiler:[[McLeaned Because Lee Byung-Hun wouldn't be returning for the sequel]], the writers decided to [[DroppedABridgeOnHim Drop a Bridge on Hyun-Jun]], within the last ''five minutes of the series'', no less.]]



* [[spoiler:DiabolusExMachina]]: [[spoiler:After everything is over and he's left the NSS, Hyun-Jun gets shot to death in his car on his way to propose to his girlfriend by an unknown assailant whose identity is never revealed within the show. This happens within the final ''five minutes'' of the ''twenty-episode'' drama, and the last scene is of Seung-Hee coming up to his car, unaware of what she is about to find inside. [[McLeaned This is likely because Hyun-Jun's actor would not be returning for the sequel.]]]]

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* [[spoiler:DiabolusExMachina]]: DiabolusExMachina: [[spoiler:After everything is over and he's left the NSS, Hyun-Jun gets shot to death in his car on his way to propose to his girlfriend by an unknown assailant whose identity is never revealed within the show. This happens within the final ''five minutes'' of the ''twenty-episode'' drama, and the last scene is of Seung-Hee coming up to his car, unaware of what she is about to find inside. [[McLeaned This is likely because Hyun-Jun's actor would not be returning for the sequel.]]]]



* [[spoiler:DownerEnding]]: [[spoiler:At the end, both Hyun-Jun and Seung-Hee retire from NSS. However, Hyun-Jun is assassinated in his car and dies as he lays his head on the steering wheel. The culprit is not identified but if you watch the movie version, you'll see that Seon-Hwa was the assassin responsible for killing Hyun-Jun. Averted in Iris 2, which is canon, since the assassin is a hitman from Iris.]]
* [[spoiler:DroppedABridgeOnHim]]: See [[spoiler:DiabolusExMachina]] above.

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* [[spoiler:DownerEnding]]: DownerEnding: [[spoiler:At the end, both Hyun-Jun and Seung-Hee retire from NSS. However, Hyun-Jun is assassinated in his car and dies as he lays his head on the steering wheel. The culprit is not identified but if you watch the movie version, you'll see that Seon-Hwa was the assassin responsible for killing Hyun-Jun. Averted in Iris 2, which is canon, since the assassin is a hitman from Iris.]]
* [[spoiler:DroppedABridgeOnHim]]: DroppedABridgeOnHim: See [[spoiler:DiabolusExMachina]] above.
31st Oct '16 2:40:55 PM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: As this is a spy series, practically everyone.
26th Aug '16 7:01:51 AM Morgenthaler
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** Pretty much the only reason [[BigBang T.O.P]]'s character even existed in the first place was to draw in a bigger [[EstrogenBrigade female following]].

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** Pretty much the only reason [[BigBang [[Music/BigBang T.O.P]]'s character even existed in the first place was to draw in a bigger [[EstrogenBrigade female following]].
24th Jul '16 8:13:38 PM Beatlemania
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* DirtyCommunists: With the attempted Seoul bombing by North Korean commandos. Mostly averted as the North Koreans are portrayed sympathetically as the victims of [[spoiler:a vague international conspiracy dominated by Americans]].

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* DirtyCommunists: With the attempted Seoul UsefulNotes/{{Seoul}} bombing by North Korean commandos. Mostly averted as the North Koreans are portrayed sympathetically as the victims of [[spoiler:a vague international conspiracy dominated by Americans]].
4th Aug '15 3:05:55 AM Miguk
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* NebulousEvilOrganization: [[spoiler: IRIS turns out to be a vast international conspiracy that is responsible for keeping Korea divided.]]
4th Aug '15 2:49:20 AM Miguk
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* DirtyCommunists: With the attempted Seoul bombing by North Korean commandos.

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* DirtyCommunists: With the attempted Seoul bombing by North Korean commandos. Mostly averted as the North Koreans are portrayed sympathetically as the victims of [[spoiler:a vague international conspiracy dominated by Americans]].
30th Dec '14 8:23:47 PM nombretomado
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''Iris'' (아이리스) is a [[UsefulNotes/SouthKorea South Korean]] SpyDrama, notable for being the highest-budget South Korean TV production to date when it made its debut on October 14, 2009 and has ratings American producers would kill for since it was a success in both South Korea and Japan when it was broadcasted on [=KBS2=] and TBS with a Japanese dub. There are plans to bring ''Iris'' to the west. So far, there is no news on whether it is a success or not aside from being released in the US via {{Hulu}}. Note: To avoid confusion, names are in western (given name first) order.

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''Iris'' (아이리스) is a [[UsefulNotes/SouthKorea South Korean]] SpyDrama, notable for being the highest-budget South Korean TV production to date when it made its debut on October 14, 2009 and has ratings American producers would kill for since it was a success in both South Korea and Japan when it was broadcasted on [=KBS2=] and TBS with a Japanese dub. There are plans to bring ''Iris'' to the west. So far, there is no news on whether it is a success or not aside from being released in the US via {{Hulu}}.{{Creator/Hulu}}. Note: To avoid confusion, names are in western (given name first) order.
6th Apr '14 5:23:41 PM Aiguille
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* QuicklyDemotedWoman: Sun-Hwa. She starts out as Chul Young's {{Dragon}}, but is soon relegated to Hyun Jun's sidekick.

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* QuicklyDemotedWoman: Sun-Hwa. She starts out as TheDragon to Chul Young's {{Dragon}}, Young, but is soon relegated to Hyun Jun's sidekick.
1st Feb '14 6:17:36 AM Ominae
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* [[spoiler:DownerEnding]]: [[spoiler:At the end, both Hyun-Jun and Seung-Hee retire from NSS. However, Hyun-Jun is assassinated in his car and dies as he lays his head on the steering wheel. The culprit is not identified but if you watch the movie version, you'll see that Seon-Hwa was the assassin responsible for killing Hyun-Jun.]]

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* [[spoiler:DownerEnding]]: [[spoiler:At the end, both Hyun-Jun and Seung-Hee retire from NSS. However, Hyun-Jun is assassinated in his car and dies as he lays his head on the steering wheel. The culprit is not identified but if you watch the movie version, you'll see that Seon-Hwa was the assassin responsible for killing Hyun-Jun. Averted in Iris 2, which is canon, since the assassin is a hitman from Iris.]]
22nd Aug '13 9:30:02 PM crazyboutcute
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* [[BittersweetEnding/LiveActionTV Bittersweet Ending]]: At the end, both Hyun-Jun and Seung-Hee retire from NSS. However, Hyun-Jun [[spoiler: is assassinated in his car and dies as he lays his head on the steering wheel. The culprit is not identified but if you watch the movie version, you'll see that Seon-Hwa was the assassin responsible for killing Hyun-Jun.]]



*[[spoiler:CruelTwistEnding]]: [[spoiler:[[McLeaned Because Lee Byung-Hun wouldn't be returning for the sequel]], the writers decided to [[DroppedABridgeOnHim Drop a Bridge on Hyun-Jun]], within the last ''five minutes of the series'', no less.]]



* DoubleAgent: Some here. A majority of them belonged to IRIS.

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* DoubleAgent: Some here. A majority *[[spoiler:DiabolusExMachina]]: [[spoiler:After everything is over and he's left the NSS, Hyun-Jun gets shot to death in his car on his way to propose to his girlfriend by an unknown assailant whose identity is never revealed within the show. This happens within the final ''five minutes'' of them belonged the ''twenty-episode'' drama, and the last scene is of Seung-Hee coming up to IRIS.his car, unaware of what she is about to find inside. [[McLeaned This is likely because Hyun-Jun's actor would not be returning for the sequel.]]]]



* DoubleAgent: Some here. A majority of them belonged to IRIS.
* [[spoiler:DownerEnding]]: [[spoiler:At the end, both Hyun-Jun and Seung-Hee retire from NSS. However, Hyun-Jun is assassinated in his car and dies as he lays his head on the steering wheel. The culprit is not identified but if you watch the movie version, you'll see that Seon-Hwa was the assassin responsible for killing Hyun-Jun.]]
*[[spoiler:DroppedABridgeOnHim]]: See [[spoiler:DiabolusExMachina]] above.



* EstrogenBrigadeBait: Byung-Hun himself. When he was in Japan, several Japanese actresses [[http://10.asiae.co.kr/Articles/new_view.htm?sec=ent0&a_id=2010042208565678532 paid a visit to him when he was a guest in Akko ni Omakase!]]


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* MrFanservice:
**Byung-Hun himself. When he was in Japan, several Japanese actresses [[http://10.asiae.co.kr/Articles/new_view.htm?sec=ent0&a_id=2010042208565678532 paid a visit to him when he was a guest in Akko ni Omakase!]]
**Pretty much the only reason [[BigBang T.O.P]]'s character even existed in the first place was to draw in a bigger [[EstrogenBrigade female following]].
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