Coincidentally

Another 3rd watch from an ATV series. Not to mention it’s a ghost related theme as well.

Likes:

  • Frankie and Annie as a couple. I always liked this pairing and thought it was brilliant to pair them up in here. They matched wit-per-wit yet was not overboard at all. OR possibly how either party didn’t want to back down that made it even funnier at times. How they both changed for each other later was equally convincing.
  • Eric Wan. His character was kind and nice in here but it wasn’t overboard with extremely nice guy not expecting anything back. That would be overdoing it with advertising the nice guy image. But he was just a regular character. It seemed like there was nothing special about him but he was a loyal friend and a brilliant character at his own right.
  • Mak Ging Ting. She seemed fierce and only cared for business at first yet she had a kind heart and was very caring toward her girls. Though there was some persuasion at work and bargaining involved, she was seemed much more brave and reliable than some so-called appropriately behaved or well mannered people. Her righteous nature was shown near the end with how she was willing to go out of her way to help them and how she stick around for the last battle, knowing too well she would be in danger.
  • Krystal Tin. Did not realize that was her as Annie’s sister until my 2nd re-watch but still want to mention that she was one of my favorites and Crystal did a good job as always. Touching scenes between her and Annie at the beginning. It really showed both sisters were similar instead of how they were opposites like other serials like to portray with siblings. Also, fun to see her relationship with her classmate unfolding and the events that followed. It actually tied in later with the main story and benefited them (aka Ma’s father).
  • Lam Ching Ying. It wouldn’t be a ghost related series without him and he delivered again. Brief appearances here and there but it was worth it seeing him at various points and helping them.
  • Yeung Ka Lok and Wong Mei. A somewhat funny and touching story at the same time. It was fun to see his reactions every time he heard some news relating to her or how she came to his shop and he was not really paying attention to what he was doing. It was fun to see the little ghost kid appearing here and there also. And how it was giving us clues and hints that YKL’s character would actually be his (the ghost kid’s) father in the next life since he was able to see the ghost kid but others might not.
  • Wong Mei Fun. It was extremely funny to see her at times – either being crazily obsessed with being a call-girl OR being mean to others.
  • The remaining of the supporting cast. They were there at times to do their parts and it was not forced at all. Yes, the story did revolve around certain characters but because of the side stories and the supporting cast, it made it even more interesting and bearable, especially during frustrating scenes.

Dislikes:

  • Kristy Yang’s character. I don’t know. I usually like the quiet, loyal, supportive character over the loud ones YET I can’t seem to like her character at all in here. What makes it even more annoying was her nagging nature and her whole thing with always wanting to stick by the others’ side when she CAN’T even help at all. It makes it ten times worse for them since they need to go do important stuffs YET were caught because she insisted on following them. It wasn’t like she had the capabilities of protecting herself OR help them. She just wanted to tag along just because everyone was going. The whole idea with her getting it so fast at the end was unconvincing though it had to be that way. Yes, she realized that she was too stubborn and choosing not to believe, that was all true. BUT it wasn’t convincing with how she finally let go. But I guess whatever works. Somehow I didn’t like the idea of her ending up with Eric Wan’s character either though they do match BUT it seemed like she didn’t deserve him and not the other way around. It was good to be loyal to someone YET her annoying actions made it unforgivable. Not to mention how she caused trouble for Eric Wan’s characters numerous times. I didn’t want to use the ‘she did not know’ excuse for her since it was too unforgivable. It almost caused his life–twice.
  • Chapman To’s character. Honestly, he was one annoying character and his existence was just to cause more trouble and the drive to causing David Siu’s character to go completely insane. He and the other elders weren’t any better because he kept picking on David Siu’s character with calling him (David Siu) names, etc. That was beyond cruel and like he (David Siu) wanted to be that way.

Recommended or not? Depends on if you’re interested in ghost related themes. Then there’s the whole idea with willing to understand some very intriguing stuffs presented in here. Again, like I said in the other review, you don’t have to believe it to understand it. Your choice to watch or not.

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