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Over Run Over (TVB)

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TVB has a good start this year --- some pretty decent dramas that are actually watchable. I didn't plan on giving this a try since it was led by newbies Vincent Wong and Tracy Chu. Many liked Tracy but I have yet been impressed by her until this drama came along. I love this drama over the first two 2016 dramas I've seen. With a new concept, newbies that can act, and great chemistry between the leads, this is a must-watch TVB series!


Synopsis
While on patrol duty, EU sergeant Ling San-fung and her team are called to assist a criminal chase. A gun battle erupts and San-fung loses her father, who dies from a stray bullet to the head. San-fung continues the pursuit, but a strange natural phenomena suddenly turns her away, taking her back to April 1st—three days prior to the incident. Realising that she has traveled back in time, she uses this opportunity to save her father's life.

Village chief "Ditch", an informant for the ICAC, discovers San-fung's special abil…

Legend of Ban Shu (班淑传奇)

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Synopsis
Ban Shu, a girl who grew up in the west frontier, traveled to the Han capital to meet her father, but he died before they could be reunited and his family did not approve of her non-Han ways. In order to be accepted by her father's family, she entered the palace to learn noble lady etiquette and was hired to be a royal teacher. Her lack of understanding for the Chinese culture caused a stream of comedic ruckus in class, but at the same time her outgoing and unconventional ways broke up the dullness of learning. At the palace she met and fell in love with her co-worker -Wei Ying, a man who still grieved for the lost of his fiancé.

(Credit to DramaWiki)
My Rating:  ☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆1/2 - 8.5/10
Originally I planned on skipping this because *cough* of the producer. But after knowing that he is not the scriptwriter and that the first few episodes are actually pretty good, I gave it a try. Not only did I get hooked, but it also got my mother hooked who rarely watches a Mainland drama. Ban…