The killer’s shopping list officially premiered on April 27, delivering scenes that instantly piqued viewers’ interest.
The killer’s shopping list is a comedy thriller series based on the novel of the same name by Kang Ji Young. It tells the story of a murder case in the suburbs of Seoul. A supermarket receipt becomes the evidence as the cast begin a hilarious hunt for the suspect.
Lee Kwang Soo stars as Ahn Dae Sung, a part-time worker at MS Mart who has an excellent memory. His girlfriend, Do Ah Hee from Seolhyun, works as a policewoman. The two characters then join forces to solve the mysterious murder case.
In The killer’s shopping list episode 1, the first part immediately made viewers want to hunt the killer in K-drama as well.
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The killer’s shopping list Episode 1 recap: The founding of MS Mart
K-drama episode 1 begins with tell a story of MS Mart – which is known as Dae Sung Mart from 1996 until its renewal and renovation at present.
That year, a counterfeiter tries to buy a chocolate pie from Dae Sung Mart. But quick-witted Ahn Dae Sung, who has an excellent memory, and his mother, Jeong Myeong Sook, notice the counterfeit five-dollar bill. They also find more counterfeit notes in the man’s wallet. Young Ahn Dae Sung locks the culprit inside the store and calls for help from the nearby police station.
When the responders succeed in stopping the chocolate pie man, he warns young Ahn Dae Sung that he will return in the future for revenge. Since then, the character begins to hate chocolate pies.
Time immediately passes for Dae Sung Mart to become a major supermarket in the area. While fixing the items in the aisle, Ahn Dae Sung notices an open chocolate pie box, finding a five dollar bill and a note saying “I’ll be right back”. Instead of being afraid of the threat, he corrects the grammar of the sentence and writes “I will return”.
At nightfall, Ahn Dae Sung enters the market holding a can of peaches. Like what he promised before, he shouts that he will protect the Dae Sung Mart no matter what.
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The killer’s shopping list Episode 1 also introduces the people around Ahn Dae Sung’s life and the neighborhood.
He stops by Do Ah Hee, where he meets his father, who asks him about what he is doing and what his plans are for the future. After failing the standards set by his girlfriend’s father, he also fails the civil service exam again.
Upon his return, Ahn Dae Sung sees his mother changing the name of the market. He first thinks that he no longer has a chance to win back Do Ah Hee since they lost their supermarket. However, it turns out his mother is only interested in renewing and remodeling the market – now calling it MS Mart – due to the ongoing redevelopment in the area. To support himself after losing his chance to pass the civil service exam, he asks his mother to hire him at MS Mart.
He begins his work immediately after his mother asks him to secretly distribute the flyers in the neighborhood. As she was stashing gear in lockers in an apartment building, a woman – who reportedly lives in the apartment – throws a bag of MS Mart at her and asks her not to deliver items she doesn’t have. not ordered. It turns out that the things the woman found are bought directly from the store instead.
The conclusion of Episode 1 apparently ties into this scene, as Ahn Dae Sung finds a lifeless woman wearing the other pair of slippers a child gave her earlier that day.
The killer’s shopping list Episode 2 release date and time
The killer’s shopping list Episode 2 will be released on April 28. Here is an overview of K-drama release dates in other regions:
Central Time: 8:30 a.m. (April 28)
Greenwich Mean Time: 1:30 p.m. (April 28)
Eastern Time: 9:30 a.m. (April 28)
Pacific Time: 6:30 a.m. (April 28)
Philippines Time: 9:30 p.m. (April 28)
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