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  • Big-Lipped Alligator Moment: Whatever the dance battle/swordfight/aerial silk performance Fan Xian did with Haitang Duoduo in the middle of Northern Qi banquet for the Empress Dowager's birthday was.
  • Billing Displacement: Yan Bingyun is a fairly minor character who only shows up near the end, but between the show's filming and airing, actor Xiao Zhan become a huge celebrity for playing Wei Wuxian in The Untamed, and he ended up featuring disproportionately heavily in the marketing.
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  • Strangled by the Red String: For those who don't like the Fan Xian/Lin Wan'er relationship, which involves them falling in Love at First Sight and arguably is given very little development in the show (in the books, Wan'er has a lot more "screentime" so to speak, so her character gets to be more fleshed out than it is in the show).


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