The Korean drama series ‘The Taxi Driver’ or ‘모범택시’ is based on a webtoon that goes by the name ‘The Deluxe Taxi’- written by Carlos and Lee Jae-jin. The kdrama has been garnering viewers’ attention since it had started to air. From its incredible cast and storyline, people are into it. It had started airing on April 9, 2021, and is set to air till May 29, 2021. The Taxi Driver revolves around the story of a taxi organization, Rainbox Taxi. This is no normal Taxi organization, it is a secret organization that helps the victims, which the law wasn’t able to give justice to, to take revenge. Jang Sung Chul(Kim Eui Sung), the organization’s head, invites a man named Do Gi(Lee Je Hoon). Do Gi was an honest officer in the special forces, but when a serial killer murders his mother, the law couldn’t give him justice.
After Do Gi joins the organization, he becomes a taxi driver who gives satisfying revenge. Kang Ha Na is an elite prosecutor who investigates Rainbow Taxi and gets interested in Do Gi’s job. The main characters also contain Go Eun as a hacker from ‘Rainbow taxi’ and an IT specialist.
The Main Cast
Lee Je Hoon plays the role of the ambitious Kim Do Gi. Lee Je Hoon has been awarded Best New Actor in the 48th Daejong Film Awards for his remarkable portrayal of roles in ” Bleak Night” and ”The Front Line”. The most popular character played by Kim Do Gi is Detective Park Hae Young in Signal. Esom as Kang Ha-na plays a driven prosecutor and passionately fights for justice and is interested in Kim Do Gi’s work.
Jang Sung-Chul plays the role of Kim Eui Sung, who is the CEO of Rainbow Taxi Company, who is known to be cold-hearted, but contrary to his merciless nature, he runs a foundation that aids victims of crimes. Pyo Ye-Jin plays Ahn Go-eun in this drama. Ahn Go-Eun is a master hacker who works for Rainbow Taxi Company.
Taxi Driver Episode 3 Recap
Episode 3 of the mystery South Korean drama was released on April 16, 2021. The episode is 70 minutes long and is broadcasted on SBS every Friday and Saturday. The episode starts with Jang Sung-Chul, the CEO, being questioned about his past. Sung- Chul is questioned about his parents and what does he feel about the killer. Sung-Chul answers the questions cleverly and sounds very believable. He says that he has truly forgiven the clever and does not have anything to do with him as he has moved on. Ha-na questions Do Gi at the taxi firm and loses her temper as she keeps asking him about the whereabouts of Han-Sol. Ha-na’s superior hears about the incident and tells her to give up the Duk-Chool case as she has gotten emotionally involved.
Do-Gi witnesses his next case in the form of a young boy who is a student named Jung- Min. As Jung-Min’s mother works at the fish market, Jung-Min smells of fish, which makes him an easy target for bullying. The kids beat him until he is bleeding, but no one comes to his rescue. The teachers do a terrible job protecting their students and breaking the barrier of ignorance by telling Jung-Min to be kind to those who beat him up. The bullies take money from Jung Min, and when he thinks of reporting it to the police, they show up at his house. Jung Min gets terrified because he fears for the safety of his mother. Do Gi and his team come to his rescue?
Do Gi’s plan requires him to dress as a substitute teacher, his strategy is to act awkward and weak to become a target for the three bullies Seung-Tae, Hyung-Sik, and Hak Soo.
The three bullies put photos of another student who is also a victim of bullying in Do Gi’s bag, which leads to Do Gi being accused of sexual assault.
Taxi Driver Episode 4 Release Date
Taxi Driver released its first episode on April 9, 2021, on SBS. If you do not live in Korea, then you can stream Taxi Driver on Rakuten Viki. The episodes are released on SBS at 6:30 pm KST, which is 4:30 am CDT.
Let’s hope that Do Gi teaches the bullies a lesson in the next episode and clears up his name.