18 November 2016

Similarities of 'Legend of the Blue Sea' and 1984 film 'Splash' (spoilers)

Connection in their childhood // Connection in their past lives

Male lead picks up the female lead who was taken away by the police

Learns language by watching TV // Learns language while watching videos on laptop

Legs transform to mermaid tail when in the water

Uses hand to eat food ravenously while attracting stares from people

Learning about the crosswalk traffic lights

In Splash, a scientist seeks after and exposes the mermaid's identity

In LOTBS' episode 2 epilogue, preservation scientist Cha Shi Ah (Shin Hye Sun) discovers a drawing of a mermaid on an artifact

theqoo:  Legend of the Blue Sea's similar set up to 'Splash' 

-Park Ji Eun's just stealing everything

-She did it again

-Isn't it a remake at this point? ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ

-If you were gonna copy, you could've at least made your version interesting

-I'm not even surprised anymore ㅋㅋㅋ

-1. It's a common story, 2. It's an homage, 3. A parody. Which one is it, writer? ㅋㅋㅋㅋ