Sweet Home Season 1

Sweet Home Season 1 Review and Episode Schedule

This horror-thriller is worth all the attention and hype it has been getting. Dropped among the Kdrama fans on December 18, 2020, Sweet Home Season 1 has stunned everyone with its intriguing scenes, amazing execution, and real good jump-scares. Since its premiere, fans have flooded the social media platforms with reviews and positive comments. In this article, we will talk about Sweet Home Season 1, how did the audience receive it, and what all things the makers missed out on?

Eung-Bok's Sweet Home
Eung-Bok’s Sweet Home

Netflix launched the trailer of this Korean drama a month ago, on December 8, 2020. As this news broke out, the show gained a lot of buzzes. This is mainly because the webtoon or manhwa it is adapted from is quite famous. Having launched around 130 episodes, the webtoon has a fanbase of its own. So, let’s dive into the next section to know the overall ratings and audience reviews of the first season of Sweet Home.

Sweet Home Season 1 Review

It has been just a day since the premiere of the show. And, the amount of love it is getting explains why you must watch Sweet Home Season 1. And, if you haven’t watched it yet, you are missing out on one of the best Korean dramas. Coming to its reviews, while the ending did puzzle many, the acting was truly on point.

Sweet Home released on Netflix
Sweet Home was released on Netflix.

Despite all the fantasy and fiction, the show never seemed unrealistic. It kept the spectators engaged in it from the beginning till its very end. However, the die-hard fans of the manhwa didn’t quite seem to like it. The show on Netflix was built on a distinct perspective; the webtoon fans and the authors expressed their disappointment on social media platforms.

Nevertheless, after an interview with Eung-Bok, it has been confirmed that the makers will stick to the original theme of the manhwa. And they might bring into the world the monsters in the following season that they missed out on in the first season of Sweet Home. Overall, this show can give you cheap scares with its exciting yet chilling scenes. Beautifully filmed, it ended up with a rating of 8.5/10 on IMDb.

Episode Schedule

Know the release dates of all the episodes of Sweet Home as well as their gist!

Episode 1

Released on December 18, 2020

Episode 1- Moving into the apartment
Episode 1- Moving into the apartment

The show begins with weird creatures whirled in snow and gazing at the sky. An injured man is seen eloping from the ruins of a huge building amidst them and the armed soldiers. Cutdown, he moves into an apartment, Green Home. As the residents find a monster in the building, Eun-hyuk and Yi-Kyung somehow manage to close the room and get rid of him. The episode mainly highlights the strange phenomenon that has been happening in the building.

Episode 2

Released on December 18, 2020

As Hyun-Su loses touch with his family under certain circumstances, he becomes hopeless. While Jae-hoon kills a demon, Hyun rescues two children in the same apartment. This episode focuses on how the lead character gets knocked out by the brutal world.

Episode 3

Released on December 18, 2020

Song Kang as Cha Hyun Soo
Song Kang as Cha Hyun Soo

This is the least violent episode of Sweet Home Season 1. Hyun-Su confronts a monster while again saving kids to keep his promise. But, this time, a lady comes to their rescue. The episode ends on a tragic note as the president starts bleeding, emphasizing that he might die.

Episode 4

Released on December 18, 2020

As the news of martial law breaks out, a situation of chaos is created. Hyun-Su and Seok-Hyun are put in isolation as they are infected. This episode focuses on the interaction among all the characters of Sweet Home Season 1.

Episode 5

Released on December 18, 2020

Lee Jin Wook as Pyun Sang Wook
Lee Jin Wook as Pyun Sang Wook

This episode spirals around Sang-Wook. He demands justice for the actions of Seung-Jae thus, slightly inclining towards the positive side. He completely outshines Hyun-Su in this episode. Sang-Wook was earlier believed to be a part of criminal associations, but the episode depicts him as an encouraging image.

Episode 6

Released on December 19, 2020

This episode marks the closeness of Suk-Hyun and Sun-young. It also throws light on the cru blog, and the backgrounds of all the dwellers are shown here.

Episode 7

Released on December 18, 2020

Lee Do-Hyun as Lee Eun-hyuk
Lee Do-Hyun as Lee Eun-hyuk

The episode is picked up from where it was left. Although it wasn’t directed that we’ll, the episode emphasized Hyun-Su’s past. It was revealed why Hyun Su had lost his hope in life and wanted to commit suicide.

Episode 8

Released on December 18, 2020

Kim Nam Hee as Jae-hun
Kim Nam Hee as Jae-hun

This episode marks the death of Jae-hun as he gets caught in the fire. He sacrifices his life while struggling with the security guard. This episode, too, highlighted the ordeals of other side characters’ lives, but it was a bit slow-paced. The ending did make us emotional. But fans felt that the characters’ plight should have been shown in earlier episodes making it a little mundane in the first half.

Episode 9

Released on December 18, 2020

The most dangerous creatures on Earth are human beings themselves. And, this episode primarily shows this. Unlike other episodes, it is fast backed and jam-packed with action and adventure. It won’t off at any point in time and keep you hooked to it till the end.

Episode 10

Released on December 18, 2020

Episode 10 left on a cliffhanger
Episode 10 left on a cliffhanger.

Ah! What a perfect way to end the show!! It made everyone gasp in awe. And, it’s still quite unclear if the monsters are dead or not. Filled with bloodshed and numerous deaths, it featured top-notch action, execution, and expression. Well, indeed, the finale was nail-biting. And, watching the next season from the same scene is going to be truly exciting. Isn’t it?

Sweet Home Season 2: Is It Likely To Happen?

As we have already mentioned above, the makers did not follow the theme of the manhwa closely. Thus, for the satisfaction of authors and the webtoon fans, they are likely to bring back those creatures in the following season. As asserted by Eung-Bok after the premiere of the series, the upcoming season will do full justice to the source it was based upon.

Sweet Home Season 2 likely to return on Netflix
Sweet Home Season 2 likely to return on Netflix

Also, the show ended on a cliffhanger. It is doubtful for them not to work on its filming after seeing the response it has been getting. Thus, there’s a possibility of the happening of Sweet Home Season 2. But, it might take a little longer to drop it, evaluating the challenges the global pandemic has been offering!

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