Ending Spoilers for “Storm in a Cocoon”

By on March 30, 2014 in Hot Gossip!, TV Dramas

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Storm in a Cocoon <守業者> aired its two-hour finale on Sunday, March 30. The last segment of the drama intensified as tragic events continued to unfold and affect the once powerful and resplendent Poon household.

The series consists of two main events, with more than the first half dedicated to discovering the truth behind the death of Poon Hau Yi (Akina Hong 康華), the second sister in the family who was an important figure in running their Wing Tai Lung silk factory business. While investigating, Poon Ka Yeung (Steven Ma 馬浚偉) and Tong Bing Bing (Tavia Yeung 楊怡) realize many members of the Poon family are hiding dark secrets. The case of Hau Yi’s death concludes with a shocking surprise, as the murder turns out to be Ka Yeung’s fourth brother, Poon Ka Shing (Yeung Chiu Hoi 楊潮凱).

The latter half of the series introduces a major villain, Chiang Chi Yan (Cheung Kwok Keung 張國強), as he returns to the village in hopes of taking revenge. Chi Yan deceives the Poon family’s eldest son, Poon Ka Hin (Evergreen Mak 麥長青), into believing that he is his biological father. Trusting him wholeheartedly, Ka Hin experiences a drastic change in personality as he is overcome with hatred and eventually sides with Chi Yan to snatch away the Poon household’s fortunes. It is too late when he finally realizes Chi Yan has been lying all along, as his real father Poon Wing Nin (Elliot Yue 岳華) and uncle Poon Wing Cheung (Lee Kwok Lun 李國麟) are already killed. Hung Chor Kau (Matt Yeung 楊明) and Sin Bik Wan (Maggie Siu 邵美琪) also died in the process of trying to prove to Ka Hin that he is indeed Wing Nin’s son.

Another turn of events arise when Bing Bing suspects she is actually Chi Yan’s long lost daughter. After proving this untrue, Ka Yeung makes plans to take revenge. He tricks Chi Yan into believing Bing Bing is his daughter, and uses her against him. When the military finds out Chi Yan has been hiding away weapons, he decides to run away and brings Bing Bing along. She finally tells him the truth that she is not his daughter, and Chi Yan kidnaps her to threaten Ka Yeung. In hopes of saving Bing Bing, Ka Yeung claims she is in fact Chi Yan’s daughter. While Chi Yan experiences a baffling moment, Ka Yeung defeats him and rescues his wife.

The Poon village is hit with a drastic flood that has destroyed much property. Ka Yeung loses contact with Bing Bing, and finally finds her trapped on top of a roof. Since Bing Bing does not know how to swim, Ka Yeung lets her float on top of Wing Tai Lung’s wooden signboard. While in the waters, Ka Yeung unfortunately bumps his head unconscious on a floating log. Failing to grasp onto her husband in midst of the chaos, Bing Bing helplessly watches him sink into the water….

Source: TVB Zone

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  • 187 comments to Ending Spoilers for “Storm in a Cocoon”

    1. Samme says:

      was hoping that it’ll be a “happily ever-after” ending =( wished there were more loving, romantic scenes between Ka Yeung and Bing Bing

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    2. anonymous says:

      knew it that their was a bad ending for SIAC
      skipped it.

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    3. Mindy says:

      this series is good!! minus the ending…so disappointed.

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      • edmund replied:

        agree. love the whole series minus episode 31 and 32.

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    4. heidi says:

      typical tvb drama. starts out good.. gets to the climax.. and flop on the ending.

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      • mtsi02 replied:

        AGREE 100%

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      • tia replied:

        agree 100!

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      • Anthony replied:

        Disagree 100 percent

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    5. Ling says:

      Watched the final episodes yesterday.. It’s a happy ending!

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      • Yen replied:

        It isn’t!!!
        Such a stupid ending!!!
        It didn’t shows whether Steven regain his memories or not!
        In that 4 years of his disappearance, he could’ve married and have a new family!!!
        Another OPEN ENDING like the “salt” drama!!!

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        • Jess replied:

          They should be a sequel to the ending – which is not much of an ending! Keeps audiences guessing the ending.

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    6. Lucia says:

      The ending is not bad, but it could be better. I don’t like open-ended ending.

      Overall, this serie has great story except the ending, great scenary, and etc. All the casts did an excellent job especially Steven and Tavia have amazing chemistry and well done for their roles!!

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    7. munchkin says:

      I’m usually not fond of watching republic era type of dramas but this one is so captivating. From the start to the last, it just keeps you guessing and Steve and Tavia’s love for each other is endless. They are actually a great match for this series and if this is bond to be the ending, it’s a sad one. I hope there is a turn of events where the ending is good.

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    8. angelababy2 says:

      mah choon wai kill mak paw with his hammer.

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    9. jokes says:

      Tavia has great chemistry when she’s with Steven she’s the best

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    10. silverdezz says:

      the ending feels so deja vu!

      It’s TITANIC ending ! Sigh…so disappointing…

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      • iDunno replied:

        I thought Titanic as well! So ridiculous!

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    11. holiday no.1 says:

      Yeah that is what I think as well
      Tavia looks a bit old wearing her character’s outfit

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      • Mindy replied:

        Lol it’s a maid outfit….?

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      • Flora replied:

        looks colourless.

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    12. holiday no.1 says:

      I know………..

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    13. Tb1 says:

      TVB please, no more sequels if that’s the reason for the open ending.

      In normal good writing and proper ending to a storyline, there should definitive closure. What’s the point of this? To torture the audience or tease them?

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      • Jane replied:

        well said and thank you.

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        • anon replied:

          well said and thank you.

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      • Funn Lim replied:

        I don’t think it is an open ending. It is just a suspenseful ending but in the end it is an end. I wonder where was he for four years? It could be sign of a sequel if and I say a big if ka Yeung returned married to another woman!!

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        • Tb1 replied:

          Why all the suspense? What’s the point if not to create an open ending for a sequel? I hope there’s no sequel because it would be unbelievable to think how much this couple has endured .

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          No lar, no sequel lar. Maybe a 2 hour movie? Just wishful thinking. TVB just botched up the last 2 episodes, maybe because new company policy for 2014; numbers 33 is very bad luck so they must limit to 32.

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        • Tb1 replied:

          Another episode or two would’ve added more depth and flow to the first 30 episodes.

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        • Puff replied:

          Yes Tb1, an episode or two more would have been great to tie the loose end.

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          I am convinced it is bad editing. I was annoyed with the jumpy scenes like many things happened all of a sudden. Even the soundtrack has to be cut off in some scenes. I was wondering what’s the hurry? The great thing about this series was it took its time to develop the mystery, the characters but the last 2 episodes were not only hectic but very very messy.

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          If you have watched the last 2 episodes you would not be posting this. And yes I have edited videos before and any viewers will know a bad jump scene when they see one.

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        • coco replied:

          prove it then.

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        • coco replied:

          go and take that video and edit it to make how you want it to be. if not. then dont say anything about editing.

          And that hideous web banner of yours got to go.

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          If I have the materials why not? You mean I can’t make a comment about editing which I am not alone and yet you see fit to rant against me alone? I may not a professional doing video editing but I am entitled to say what I think of what I saw. If you don’t like it, you can skip my comment and whatever it is you think about whatever banner.

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        • annie replied:

          well said and thank you, Tb1.

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        • annie replied:

          careful with your words because opinion do not equal to facts. best to keep them to your biased self.

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          Sigh.. never had I say what I opine is facts but here you go again and the usual words of biased. And those who agree how great this is is not biased? What is biased? Please define for me.

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        • Tina replied:

          google bias if you dunt kno what it means, funn. pretending to be stupid dunt help anyone.

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          And everyone in JS knows you are biased as well. Great, now everyone in JS knows everything. Now, can we move on? Or are you still at the biased stage whenever I say something for or against something?

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        • Aziko replied:

          ` thinks about it and yells never `

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        • andi replied:

          no good either way.

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        • HeTieShou replied:

          Well said as always Puff!! I can’t wait to see it myself to see how it is.

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        • Little fishy replied:

          Hum.. If 33 is bad luck, why not do 34 >_> or 36? Lol. I’m sure you can add fillers in, the Chinese do it so much with their drama >_<

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          Budget constraints?

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      • Puff replied:

        I agree, the open ending is just awful. I hope they didn’t do that because of a sequel. The last episode was just so rushed and after such a great plot with twists and turns, the botched it right at the end.

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        • HeTieShou replied:

          The ending was open?? Gosh, my mom hates open endings. Maybe they are doing that to leave room for a sequel??? A good series is often ruined with a bad ending.How disappointing…. Was it that bad Puff???

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        • Puff replied:

          For me personally it was a great disappointment. It’s been well written, good story and the pace was great until the last episode of the 2 hour finale. They really botched it up, rushing it through. Stupid floating scene where Steven’s head got hit twice, which dragged it out a bit to get some emotional reaction. But it fails because all I want is Steven and Tavia to live happily ever after type of ending.

          A lot of people speculated that they might have left room for a sequel, but I dislike that behaviour from TVB.

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        • Yen replied:

          Agree with Puff!!!
          and HTS .. it’s so super BAD!!! isshhh!!!

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        • HeTieShou replied:

          @Puff,
          Thanks for your thoughts… hm… Maybe TVB is trying to be unique and did not want the typical happy ending???

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        • Puff replied:

          HTS, you could be right. But the whole last part was just rushed through, as Funn said it could be poor editing. Or may be they had 34 episodes, but because the ratings are not super hot they cut it back senselessly. Or they just don’t want to give Steven and Tavia a proper happy ending again, because, fans of them as a couple now are probably screaming for another series with Steven and Tavia, but must have happy ending… I know I am 🙂

          I’ll be more objective after I get over the emotional reaction, hopefully 🙂

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          You know, when the story continued on to 4 years later, I sighed with relief because I know Steven didn’t die.

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        • annie replied:

          well said and thank you, Puff.

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    14. Funn Lim says:

      It is a happy ending but I don’t get why ep 31 was in such a rush that there was so many jumpy scenes and ep 32 was just insane in creating drama for the main pair and …

      Spoilers

      Bing bing suddenly had a kid beside her. I thought she adopted a child who lost his parents in the flood like how she was. And then ka yeung’s head got knocked twice. I wasn’t expecting myself to laugh. I don’t get it. Everything was just great until ep 31.

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      • Puff replied:

        I don’t think it’s a happy ending. We’re left guessing whether Ka Yeung remembers Bing Bing and go back, or like a comment said earlier he might be married to someone else.

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        • Tb1 replied:

          My thoughts exactly. At first I thought it was a happy ending then after much thought, it’s one of those typical TVB endings to give themselves some possibility of a sequel. That or they just want to drum up chatter and questions from the audience.

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          I think the fact he played the harmonica, turned back, small smile means he is ON HIS WAY to remember.

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        • Puff replied:

          But we have to guess, whether he is on his way to remember, or maybe he is on his way to remember but then it’s too hard work because there is a woman who saved him and they are now married with a kid, so he puts his harmonica away bad walk off? Ah… The possibilities are endless…

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        • Tb1 replied:

          Looking Back in Anger. We are chatting and debating but not to the scale of this series. Yet.

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        • HeTieShou replied:

          Is the ending like Looking back in Anger??? Looking back IN Anger’s ending was not that bad and it can be a complete or open ending. But it just depends on how each individual interprets it.

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        • Puff replied:

          Hmm. I thought Looking back in anger was not as bad as SIAC.

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    15. anon says:

      open endings are worse endings.

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      • Flora replied:

        right on.

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      • Larry 3 replied:

        or screw the entire series up.

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        • Berry replied:

          Yup certaintly. they destroyed siac

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      • annie replied:

        exactly. SIAC was perfect example.

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    16. Lucia says:

      I think it’s an open ending because different people can interpret it in many different ways.

      If you want to think it’s a happy ending, then it’s a happy ending because Ka Yeung turns around and smiles, which means he already regains his memory.

      Also, if audiences think it’s a sad ending, then he probably married in those four years and he cannot come back to his wife.

      However, I think the ending is toward the first one because Ka Yeung turns around and smiles, which means he regains his memory through their song.

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      • HeTieShou replied:

        Ok, the ending is open to interpretation kind of Looking Back In Anger’s ending which is not too bad…

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      • HeTieShou replied:

        I also wonder if they do not make a sequel, will the producers reveal the truth after so many years just like what they did with Looking Back In Anger?? You really wonder…

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        • Mindy replied:

          Can you please let me know what the producers said about looking back in angers ending??? I’ve seen it a couple time and cannot make up my mind! Thanks 🙂

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          LBIA’s ending is still up for debate. Who was the pair of legs walking into the church? I say Carina but many is convinced it is not her.

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        • Mindy replied:

          Thanks 🙂 nothing has left me more confused than lbia’s ending! Honestly I think carina died and that’s why she never came back to Felix all those years and the pair of legs is Felix sister or something

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          See? still up to debate and interpretation. That’s what makes it a classic, apart from the contents before that. Maggie was so young then!

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        • HeTieShou replied:

          @Mindy and Funn,
          I read an article awhile ago where the producers finally revealed the truth. Lets see if I remember correctly. Based on my memory, the producers said that in terms of character wise, it was Felix’s sister who walked into the church, left the note and touched his face in a loving way. Do you guys remember the scene right before that when Felix’s sister was walking up the stairs to his room and they were focused on her legs?? I found that odd but now I can see why they did that. His sister told him to move on with his life since she was worried about him. I think it would make sense that it was his sister who left the note to him to tell him that Carina’s character had died so that he can move on, and they said that it was his sister. However, the one that filmed that scene just showing the legs was indeed Carina since the actress that played Felix’s sister had a smaller built than Carina does. Carina had sexier legs I guess, so they used her legs to film that scene instead of the actress that played Felix’s sister. BUT the character that walked in is indeed Felix’s sister. That is actually the ending that makes the most sense if you do not want to get into the ghost/spirit theory if you know what I mean… I was happy to finally know the truth after so many years….What did you guys think of the ending for Looking Back in Anger. I remember the producers saying how they were so puzzled that many viewers had such a long debate over the ending for so many years.Hope that answers your questions!

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        • HeTieShou replied:

          @Funn,
          You can still debate about the ending of LBIA if you like. But IF that article that I read had any truth to it, then they pretty much revealed the truth and as producers/scriptwriters,etc…, they should know.

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          No more debate since the filmmakers themselves have revealed the ending. Sort of like a closure.

          I can’t remember who was the sister.

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        • HeTieShou replied:

          I forgot the name of the actress that played his sister too. It was Carrie something… Gosh I do not remember…

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        • HeTieShou replied:

          Oh yea and IF I remember correctly, I think they also said that Carina’s character did die which was why she never came back. But I remember that only vaguely so I am not 100% sure if that is correct.

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        • llwy12 replied:

          @HTS: LOL…good memory!

          Here’s the actual article for those who are interested in reading. Felix Wong was actually the one who revealed it — this article was from last year when Ming Pao did a special tribute to veteran actress So Hang Suen after her passing.

          http://llsmusings.blogspot.com/2013/07/mingpao-weeklys-special-tribute-to-so.html

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        • HeTieShou replied:

          @llwy12,
          Thanks for posting the article and sorry if I remembered wrong. It has been awhile and how time flies.

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        • Puff replied:

          Oh yeah, I thought LBIA wasn’t too bad because my memory is about it was Felix sister who walked into the church. Thanks HTS and llwy12 for the article… I forgot that it was based on something I read rather than what I’ve watched. After all I watched LBIA so many years ago.

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        • llwy12 replied:

          @Puff: You’re welcome! 🙂

          @HTS: You were actually spot on with your explanation of the ending — Felix described it in fewer words in the article, but the gist of it is pretty much the same. Good memory!! 🙂

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        • HeTieShou replied:

          @Puff,
          You are welcome! I actually did not see Looking Back In anger until recently since I was not a fan of modern series back then. I only saw a few of the classics but that was it. I was an ancient series ONLY buff… But recently have gotten into modern series.

          @llwy12,
          Thanks sooo much for all of your help and kindness as always. I forgot that it was Felix that revealed it. I thought it was the producers. But yea, it was great to know the truth after so many years. My mom always thought it was his sister because she said that ghosts cannot walk on the ground. Basically, she thinks too logically even though she is religious.
          I am detailed so what I write can get wordy. Luckily, I did not give out the wrong info.. Thanks for the article and confirmation!!!

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      • Primrose replied:

        @HTS. It’s Carrie Chai. 蔡嘉利.

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        • HeTieShou replied:

          Thanks Primrose! IT was Carrie Choi ka Lei?? I do not remember it being her. I think I need to watch that series again.

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        • llwy12 replied:

          No, her name was Carrie Ho (何嘉麗). Carrie Choi is a different actress altogether.

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        • Primrose replied:

          My bad. Got them mixed up :/

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        • HeTieShou replied:

          Oh yes,it was Carrie Ho! Their names sort of sound alike but I remember that it was not Carrie Choi.

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        • llwy12 replied:

          No worries! It’s actually easy to get their names confused, since their Chinese and English names sound similar. But I actually spelled 蔡嘉利’s name wrong as well…I believe her English name is spelled Cary, not Carrie (I had to go look it up on my blog, since I had written about something awhile back ago that had her in it).

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        • HeTieShou replied:

          @llwy12,
          Thanks and I always thought it was Carrie since I have old magazines and stuff of her name on it and it was spelled Carrie so I am not too sure.

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    17. Clementine says:

      I loved this series from start to finish. Although I prefer the ending be not an open ending, THANKGOD they did not just decide to kill of Steven’s character. From storyline, acting performances coming from the entire cast, to location and music, must congratulate the cast and crew for doing such a flawless job and putting a great effort into it. Really thought this was one high quality drama from tbb…finally. Havent been so sucked into a tbb’s storyline in a while, each episode kept it interesting imo.

      Really enjoyed Steven’s comeback! Will miss this drama <3

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      • dragonfly replied:

        ditto 🙂

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      • says me replied:

        Yes agree with you. Been chasing every episode from start to finish. Great drama! Love every bit from theme song, sub songs, entire cast, filming location sceneries, even the little Siu Yeung in the end. A big round of applause to all cast & crew. Tvb do give us more good productions pls.

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      • Bluehorsy replied:

        I agree! It was well executed

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      • Cynthia replied:

        Well said. Thank you. Congratulations once again to Steven, Tavia, Evergreen Mak, Maggie and the rest of the cast and crew for their great effort. Definitely one of the best TVB series in recent times.

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      • clamine replied:

        Clementine: You’ve said it all. SIAC is truly a high quality drama from tvb. And yes,the ending could be better and not be so rushed to wrap things up. But the flooding scene was just phenomenal.

        Uncle Choi said this of Steven:

        One day, when filming this series, the director, Ma Jai and I were watching the surging waters in the river, just within three minutes we conceived a seeking-refuge-in-a-raging-river vision. These shots, whether filming or acting, were extremely difficulty to do but Ma Jai without so much as a word jumped into the river. He and I were already on the same wavelength, as soon as we said it we could immediately visualize the scene. I like thespians who take their work seriously. I like that Ma Jai has fire in his belly; only then will there be a fighting spirit, only then will there be creativity.”

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      • Clementine replied:

        haha, thank for agreeing guys 🙂 But yeah, really felt this drama was quite something. The main plot is written so well.

        Good on the crew for also finding the location setting and making the backdrop to be so beautiful. I really fell in love with landscape! The field paddocks, high mountains, bridges and rivers. And especially river boats LOL wouldnt mind travelling on one of those boats as my daily transportation.

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    18. Nic says:

      Can someone explain 2 things to me..

      1) was the double knock really necessary? I
      Laughed so hard

      2) when you’re the only person on the bridge and the field even if someone keep calling a name that is not you would you not at least turn to look?

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      • Funn Lim replied:

        1. yes it was necessary. Knock 1 was for suspense. Like is he gonna die?!?!? Knock 2 was for MORE suspense like MY GOD HE IS DEAD.

        2. I was asking myself that so I was thinking maybe 2nd knock turned him deaf but alas, maybe there are those who don’t respond to other’s names even when the name being called is very close to this person like constant 10 metre away.

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      • llwy12 replied:

        @Nic: Both good questions! My personal opinion:
        1) In normal circumstances, the double knock wouldn’t have been necessary, but seeing that this is a drama with a huge emotional element to it, the second knock was probably done for dramatic effect. I personally thought the second knock was overkill…

        2) I also thought that perhaps Ka Yeung had gone deaf (which would make sense given that he was knocked in the head twice and even spit up blood the second time)…I actually continued to think this until he finally responded to Bing Bing after she ran over to hug him. I also thought it was a bit of a stretch that they were the only ones there and yet he totally ignored her when she called out to him. But like Funn said, I guess it’s possible that there are people who don’t respond when people are addressing them….

        Overall, the series was great except the ending. I didn’t like the open ending for this series and felt that with everything this couple has gone through, they deserved to get a ‘happily ever after’ ending (I don’t care if people complain of the ‘cheesiness’ of a happily ever after ending…for certain series, this type of ending works).

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        • Puff replied:

          Agree llwy12, give me cheesiness, I crave that… Much more than a rushed open ending…

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    19. Tessa says:

      Love this show. Feeling a bit lost now that it’s ended…it’s been a while a tvb series has kept me interested from start to end. Ending could have been beta but it’s not the worst! Sigh….when will we see Tavia & Steven collaborating again ??

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    20. joojaibao says:

      I loved the drama and my two likable artist but too bad the ending sucked I thought there would be more but owell………I hope there’s a part II ^^

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    21. Tb1 says:

      There were a couple of stills of the ending that had the couple together looking at the sky. I suspect there was an actual longer ending with them definitely reunified. I guess TVB decided to nix that and go with this very debatable open ending.

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    22. katies says:

      am I the only think the drama is boring!!

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      • Liz replied:

        agree completely. i fell asleep on the last half.

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    23. laputasam says:

      Man, usually I hate these crappy TVB dramas. But this one is pretty good. Enjoyed it from beginning to end.

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      • laputasam replied:

        Would also like to add the subtheme song is really good.

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      • Clementine replied:

        the theme song and subtheme song are amazing!!!!!!!!!! I love them both, such well written and produced songs that fit perfectly with the drama.

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    24. Vel says:

      this ending is almost as crappy as the Three Kingdom RPG ending…it started off really good, and it became even better throughout the middle…shame the ending sucks so much. It felt so rushed

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      • Liz replied:

        Agree. Rushed and the series collapsed.

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    25. Chmy says:

      I really like this drama… Especially Steven and Tavia. Both of them are so good in acting. Hopes tvb will make the part 2 for this drama…

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    26. Newbie says:

      It’s a typical tvb ending for this type of storyline where one of the main character always went missing after a tragic accident and then return after 1,2, 3 or 5 years with amnesia. This time they made it 4 years, which is prob the only ‘new’ thing about the ending. Extremely disappointing with the ending.

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      • annie replied:

        haha good one.

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    27. MummyK says:

      enjoyed this drama but as usual the ending was disappointing, the random kid at the end was weird – most likely adopted but sad that they had to make Steven Ma lose his memory – he is still one of the shining stars of TVB. Would have preferred a happy ending shame they had to add a bit of titanic to it!

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    28. wen wen says:

      this a great drama, open ending better than sad ending, I love the theme song, Steven has a great voice. everyone in this drama acted really good, i will miss this drama 🙂

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    29. sc says:

      This is a good drama made unwatchable by the final two episodes, especially the ending.

      And I’m not talking about the ‘open-ended’ ending which will be great if they have given a lot of time and thinking into building things up to that final scene.

      But in actuality that final scene is avoidable and should never have happened. It just didn’t gel with the overall rhythm and pacing of the series.

      It feels tacked upon as if the writers were striving to crank out an ‘unforgettable’ finale to the series which imo is absolutely unnecessary.

      If this were a long running U.S. TV series where a new season comes into play every year, then a lousy finale or two will not actually make a difference. But TVB series are equivalent to what is termed a miniseries. The ending does matter and they make or break a series because this is the END. This where the viewers will get their last chance to see how the characters they love end up once and for all.

      If you have an open-ended ending that holds up and have viewers debating for years like LBIA, that is perfectly fine. But as I said earlier, SITC’s storyline doesn’t even warrant such an ending.

      The whole flood scene with Steven getting knocked unconscious first by a plank, sinks down, attacked by waves of memories, woke up, floated to the surface, push the board with Tavia on it further, then gets knocked by a log, vomits blood and sinks again. Ridiculous. seems like the purpose is just to feel up the time.

      And lo and behold, after that, a 4 year jump in the time-frame! and the scene leading up to that ending.

      Time jumps have become synonymous with bad TVB endings. They did not disappoint on that here. The writers should retire this gimmick already.

      And another series I really liked destroyed like that with a few incompetent strokes of the writers’ pen.

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      • sc replied:

        ‘to fill up the time’. Misspelling on my part. Sorry.

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          It would be as unforgettable if they just stick to the pace of the story and give it a proper happy ending. For once I wouldn’t mind a loud happy ending without the 4 years amnesia for needless drama. That flood scene and knocked on the head twice is not just to fill up time (which would have been better used for the whole discovery and winning back the

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          Sorry, accidental press of ENTER.

          I mean should have been better used to show how to win over the villain instead of the super fast fastfood style. In fact the whole Bing Bing leaving Ka Yeung, flood, knocked twice plus 4 years later suddenly with a son is wholly unnecessary. Could have been a great series from start to finish but just spoilt by the last 2 episodes for whatever wisdom TVB had to cut, edit, write and end it the way they did.

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      • HeTieShou replied:

        I feel it is such a big pity that any great series can be easily ruined with a bad ending. I have seen that with so many series. I do not always expect happy endings but I hate those endings that make no sense…

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        • Bobbie replied:

          just lyke coffee cat mama

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        • Berry replied:

          absolutely a pity.

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    30. smurf120 says:

      Started off watching this series was cliched murder mystery version of country spirit but plot turned out decent.

      Actually hated second half when they introduced new villain character that turned the story into ” stupid villain who talks to himself all the time and reveals all to minor character who gets killed” plot. They even threw in time jump and amnesia for good measure.

      I want hong kong tv show writers to do real research about head injuries and amnesia for once. It is superlucky person who can survive severe head trauma in Republic era and escape with only missing memory. Most likely have speech, hearing, vision, or other motor issues.

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      • llwy12 replied:

        “I want hong kong tv show writers to do real research about head injuries and amnesia for once. It is superlucky person who can survive severe head trauma in Republic era and escape with only missing memory. Most likely have speech, hearing, vision, or other motor issues.”
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        Agree with you on the above. That’s why I was disappointed when the writers chose to do the amnesia thing — not only is it not realistic, it’s also way too cliched and overused. I would have preferred for Ka Yeung to come back with some sort of handicap because to me, that’s what makes the most sense given the extent of his injuries (actually, I initially thought this was the route they were going in the last segment when Bing Bing kept calling out ‘Ka Yeung’ and he ignored her — I thought perhaps he went deaf because of the head injury)…they could then go on to do a reunion scene complete with hugs and tears. I guess in a way, I was hoping for a “Blood of Good and Evil” style ending — so achingly bittersweet yet at the same time, still so heartwarming (I still cry like a baby every time I re-watch the ending to that series)…but most importantly, there was closure with that ending (those who watched that series will know exactly what I mean). With SIAC’s ending, I felt mostly frustration more than anything else.

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        • smurf120 replied:

          Sometimes I feel like they can go full Looney Tunes and smack the character in the head again to make his memory come back and if people are okay with that, that will be the next big ending thing.

          For the record, try hitting a the wall with a baseball bat to cause a crack. Hitting it a second time will not repair the crack and guarantee some kind of permanent injury. Simple experiment.

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        • felicity replied:

          …they could then go on to do a reunion scene complete with hugs and tears. I guess in a way, I was hoping for a “Blood of Good and Evil” style ending — so achingly bittersweet yet at the same time, still so heartwarming (I still cry like a baby every time I re-watch the ending to that series)…but most importantly, there was closure with that ending (those who watched that series will know exactly what I mean).”

          Haha, I am just browsing here out of curiosity, even though I have no idea what people are talking about since I have not seen SIAC. But I know exactly what you mean about BOGAE, llwy12! Aww, good to know that you love this series as much as me. 🙂 That was a great, sentimental, heartwrenching, bittersweet ending. Simply unforgettable and very emotional…it was very moving because we the viewers discovered Maggie at the same time as Deric did….and we felt all the feelings that he felt – happiness and absolute relief at having finally found her…observing her little habits in their love nest lovingly…then a slow shocking realisation that she was blind…BLIND! How heartbreaking….the expression of love and anguish on Deric’s face upon this realisation is priceless, his intense eyes never leaving her face for a second. Still, he followed Maggie silently, until she tripped climbing up a hill to their favorite spot….and he ran to her and I still remember every word they said to each other. Sigh. *wipes a tear*

          So, is SIAC anywhere as good as BOGAE? If it is even half as good, I might just give it a try, since I kinda like Steven Ma when he plays upstanding, innocent characters. Also, I am a bit curious to see Maggie’s acting here. Does she get very little screentime and die midway in the series? Her crappy roles in TVB dramas nowadays doesn’t make me look forward to seeing her new series.

          @ smurf120

          The corny plot device of ‘separating two lovers due to one of them having amnesia, and then recovering from amnesia due to a second blow on the head’ reminds me of Winter Sonata. Lol, are HK dramas copying Korean melodramas now?

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        • felicity replied:

          Haha, I know exactly what you mean about BOGAE, llwy12! Aww, good to know that you love this series as much as me. 🙂 That was a great, sentimental, heartwrenching, bittersweet ending. Simply unforgettable and very emotional…it was very moving because we the viewers discovered Maggie at the same time as Deric did….and we felt all the feelings that he felt – happiness and absolute relief at having finally found her…observing her little habits in their love nest lovingly…then a slow shocking realisation that she was blind…BLIND! How heartbreaking….the expression of love and anguish on Deric’s face upon this realisation is priceless, his intense eyes never leaving her face for a second. Still, he followed Maggie silently, until she tripped climbing up a hill to their favorite spot….and he ran to her and I still remember every word they said to each other. Sigh. *wipes a tear*

          So, is SIAC anywhere as good as BOGAE? If it is even half as good, I might check it out, since I kinda like Steven Ma when he plays upstanding & innocent characters. Also, I am a bit curious to see Maggie’s acting here. Does she get very little screentime and die midway in the series?

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        • felicity replied:

          @llwy12

          Haha, I am just browsing here out of curiosity, even though I have no idea what people are talking about since I have not seen Storm In A Cocoon. But I know exactly what you mean about Blood Of Good & Evil! Heh, it’s good to know that you love this series as much as me. 🙂 That was a great, sentimental, heartwrenching, bittersweet ending. Simply unforgettable and very emotional. The ending was very moving because we the viewers discovered Maggie at the same time as Deric did and we felt all the feelings that he felt – happiness and absolute relief at having finally found he, observing her little habits in their love nest with silent adoration, then a slow shocking realisation that she was blind…BLIND! How heartbreaking. The expression of anguish on Deric’s face upon this realisation was priceless, his intense eyes never leaving her face for even a second. He follows Maggie as she leaves the house at a distance, until she tripped climbing up a hill to their favorite spot….and then he ran to her to hold her and I still remember every word they said to each other. Ahhh….so, so good.

          So, is Storm in A Cocoon worth watching? What is the chemistry between Steven and Tavia like? I might check this drama out, since I kinda like Steven Ma when he plays upstanding & innocent characters. Also, I am a bit curious to see Maggie’s acting here. Does she get very little screentime and die midway in the series?

          @ smurf120

          The corny plot device of ‘separating two lovers due to one of them having amnesia, and then recovering from amnesia due to a second head trauma’ reminds one of Winter Sonata. Lol, perhaps TVB drama scriptwriters get somewhat inspired from watching Korean melodramas?

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        • llwy12 replied:

          @felicity: LOL…it’s great to see another ‘TVB old-timer’ here! 🙂

          To be able to describe the ending segment in such detail, looks like you’ve watched (and re-watched) BOGAE as many times as I have over the years (for me, I’ve seen it at least a dozen times if not more). Not only was the ending memorable, that entire series was very well-made and absolutely unforgettable on all levels — great script, great cast, great acting…. definitely one of the best TVB series to come out of the 90s era. BOGAE actually made me fall in love with Deric and Maggie as a couple all over again after LBIA (so glad they had a better fate in this series than they did in LBIA). Of course, I also loved the rest of the cast as well and their performances were all STELLAR, but to me, Deric and Maggie will always be the heart and soul of that series.

          As for SIAC, I would say that the series is definitely worth watching. Of course, it’s nowhere near the level of BOGAE or LBIA (it’s off by a long shot actually), but given TVB’s current standards and the mostly mediocre series that they’ve been churning out the past couple years, I would say that SIAC is one of the better series to come out in years. Except for the ending, the overall storyline is pretty good and the chemistry amongst the cast (especially between Steven and Tavia) is excellent. Maggie has a decent amount of screentime in here and does a great job with her character — out of the females, I actually enjoyed her performance the most (this series proves that Maggie still has the acting chops, it’s just that alot of the roles she was getting were crap….)…her character does die though but at least it’s near the end so that’s not too bad I guess (since she’s around for most of the episodes).

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          Sorry, must b-utt in!!

          “So, is Storm in A Cocoon worth watching?”

          YES!! Even the last 2 episodes.

          “What is the chemistry between Steven and Tavia like?”

          Off the charts.

          “I might check this drama out, since I kinda like Steven Ma when he plays upstanding & innocent characters.”

          Please do!!

          ” Also, I am a bit curious to see Maggie’s acting here. Does she get very little screentime and die midway in the series?”

          She dies towards the very end and she has lotd of screentime eventhough her character is not really intergral to the main plot.

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        • clamine replied:

          @felicity: So, is Storm in A Cocoon worth watching? What is the chemistry between Steven and Tavia like? I might check this drama out, since I kinda like Steven Ma when he plays upstanding & innocent characters. Also, I am a bit curious to see Maggie’s acting here. Does she get very little screentime and die midway in the series?

          To add to Funn Lim’s replies to your questions, which are mine too, I thought Maggie’s performance was phenomenal especially the scene whereby she finally unleashed the years of bottled up emotions on her ex-lover, Ka Hin, for his betrayal of their love.

          If you like Steven Ma then you have to watch SIAC, but be forewarned his character here is no way upstanding or innocent – far from it.

          If still need a nudge to watch not to watch SIAC, do visit my stevenma fanblog to read up on my thoughts on each episode including my thoughts on the finale 2-hr episodes and to view the many uploaded screencaps there.

          http://stevenma-fanblog.blogspot.com/search/label/series%3A%20siac%20episodes

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          If you like Steven Ma then you have to watch SIAC, but be forewarned his character here is no way upstanding or innocent – far from it.

          I respectfully disagree. Ka Yeung was honourable man and a pragmatic man and in the end a good man who sees things belong just the surface. Whatever he does is of a greater purpose and a very brave man. One of the best written male character and not even the last two episodes could ever change that. But between him and seung chi I love seung chi more eve though both are similar, I love how ka Yeung goes against his uncle. He is a no nonsense kinda guy.

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        • clamine replied:

          Funn Lim: To me, Ka Yeung dishonors his marriage to Bing Bing by his boldface lie, and though I completely understand him letting xxx escape justice for Hau Yee’s death, that’s not what an upstanding person would do. “Whatever he does is of a greater purpose” — not to Bing Bing who is robbed of her own decision on what to do with the situation.

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        • clamine replied:

          @felicity, if don’t want to be spoiled don’t read epi 20 whereby Hau Yee’s killer is revealed.

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        • MW replied:

          “Ka Yeung was honourable man and a pragmatic man and in the end a good man”

          Mostly agree, except lying to his own wife/Bing Bing and using her against her own blood. That’s breach of trust. Ka Yeung is not without flaws (so not sure I would say “honorable man”) but definitely a likeable character despite his flaws, which makes his character more interesting.

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          “xcept lying to his own wife/Bing Bing and using her against her own blood.”

          I don’t see it that way, as in malicious or for revenge. He did it under orders from the Nanjing govt, and he didn’t tell her so that she would have no guilt, that he bears the guilt. Which was why Bing Bing returned later on; because she knew what he did was out of love. It may have been a lie but it was with good intentions. I don’t see that as some moral dilemma really and I think Bing Bing was more upset with him not telling her the truth than they betraying her actual father or that he was her father.

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        • MW replied:

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          It’s one of those not black/white but gray situations where Ka Yeung wants revenge for his father (since Ka Yeung said he used daughter against father just like KK’s character used son against father) and seized the opportunity to both deny his biggest enemy what he desires the most (to unite with his long lost daughter) and destroy him at a cost (the breach of trust). Ka Yeung lied to ensure the success of his plan, which is why his father chose him to lead/run everything.

          “It may have been a lie but it was with good intentions. I don’t see that as some moral dilemma really and I think Bing Bing was more upset with him not telling her the truth than they betraying her actual father or that he was her father.”

          Well, Bing Bing did mind (that he lied about the DNA test and that he killed her fiance/husband and biological father, which she explicitly complained about) enough for her to leave him. She was torn. But, when the flood hit, she realized that love conquers all.

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        • felicity replied:

          Oh great! All my previous posts under moderation have been approved now, so it looks like I’m crazy spamming this thread. I can’t figure out which part of my post didn’t pass the censors initially. LOL

          @llwy12

          *high five from one TVB oldtimer to another* 🙂 Yea, we TVB oldtimers are hard to please. It’s because we’ve seen some of the amazingly memorable TVB dramas from the 80s and early 90s that the mediocre mind-numbing stuff that TVB churns out now leaves us bored and dissatisfied, and I have long since lost my interest in watching TVB dramas.

          Yes, yes, yes – to everything you said! I wholeheartedly agree with you on the masterpiece that is BOGAE. It was pitch perfect from the first scene of the first episode right until the final frame of the last episode. Haha, indeed like you, I have re-watched BOGAE sooo many times – first on tape (back when those of us who lived overseas had to rent TVB series from the local videostore), then I watched again when it was later broadcast on Malaysian TV (I taped my favorite episodes so I could rewind and replay my fave scenes of Maggie and Deric, wearing out my tapes. LOL). I have also bought the VCD set of BOGAE when TVB released it in the mid 2000s. Yup, I thought this drama was just superb, every character was so distinct including the supporting players (fantastic cast!), the story was so well paced and kept building to the climax, the drama was captivating not just plotwise, but in terms of character development, especially of the main leads Deric and Maggie. They were lovely in LBIA, but their chemistry in BOGAE just blew me away. I definitely count them as one of the most memorable TVB pairings of all time, and one of my OTP.

          Ah, I treasure the good old memories of being a kid and getting so excited over TVB dramas like BOGAE, LBIA, and all those numerous dramas starring Tony Leung, Felix Wong, Deric Wan, Chow Yun Fat, even Alex Man (didn’t like his acting, but he sure starred in some classic TVB dramas) in the 80s and early 90s. Appreciate your thoughts on SIAC…perhaps I will watch it later. It sucks though that TVB has demoted Maggie Siu into pretty much a supporting actress now. It’s different if Maggie was never a main lead actress before in her youth – however Maggie was not just one of the TVB’s top fadans in the peak of her career in the early 90s, she also starred in some of the most popular and highest rated TVB of the 80s/90s. It’s a shame that TVB doesn’t value Maggie Siu much anymore. I reckon she should put more effort into her movie career and forget about TVB. If she can clinch a good role in some indie movie and win a slew of awards, like Kara Hui did, then TVB will realise that they lost a true talent in Maggie. Kara Hui was given crappy roles by TVB too, but she doesn’t need to be patronized by TVB anymore now that she’s an award winning film actress.

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        • jayne replied:

          felicity,
          The asterisks (*) in your comments are triggering the moderation feature. If you don’t include the asterisks in your comments, they will be okay.

          Will scan duplicate copies of your comments and delete as you requested.

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        • felicity replied:

          Thanks Jayne!

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        • felicity replied:

          @Jayne: I notice that my duplicate comments are still up there. Can you delete the first two comments of mine on top of the thread? Thanks.

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        • felicity replied:

          My gawd, this “your post is awaiting moderation” thing is a pain. Jayne, can you delete the duplicate copies of my earlier postings? So messy, gah.

          @llwy12

          I tried to reply to your post FOUR times with a long post of mine, but it didn’t show up and I am just perplexed as to why. Which part of my post triggered the board censors, I dunno…..can it be too many mentions of BOGAE, or the word ‘sucks’? LOL. Anyway, I give up. Hope you’ll get to see my post…eventually.

          @Funn @clamine

          You guys, thanks for sharing your views on SIAC. 🙂 Appreciate your recommendations, also the link to your blog, clamine. You’re a big Steven Ma fan, I see. Well, I don’t consider myself a real fan of Steven’s because I haven’t watched too many of his series, but I really liked his performance in Ghost Writer. He had good chemistry with both Linda and Fala in that drama.

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        • llwy12 replied:

          @felicity: I actually did see all FOUR of your posts, plus your response afterwards, so no worries! But at least now we know the types of things that trigger the moderation feature on this site so we can at least try to avoid in the future.

          Haha…’high five’ indeed! Absolutely agree with your comment about us old-timers being hard to please because “we’ve seen some of the amazingly memorable TVB dramas from the 80s and early 90s that the mediocre mind-numbing stuff that TVB churns out now leaves us bored and dissatisfied” – those are my sentiments exactly, though I would also like to add variety and special programs to the list in addition to the dramas (80s and 90s variety programs were ‘must watch’ events whereas nowadays, I skip most of the non-drama series programs because there is no one I care to see and I usually get bored 10 minutes into the program).

          Ah, the good ole days of video tape! Majority of my TVB collection from the 80s is still on video tape and amazingly, all of it is still watchable (thank God!!). I also have BOGAE on video tape as well as VCD (though I will probably have to go re-watch the VCD version again because I think they cut out some scenes like they did with many of the other series that came out on VCD…). I’ve been hoping and praying for TVB to come out with the DVD version of BOGAE, but unfortunately, no such luck so far (damn it TVB – stop coming out with the DVDs for the new series, since most of us don’t care about buying those….release all the old ones already!)

          Despite my criticism of the newer series, I would still strongly recommend SIAC, as that was truly a good series. As a Maggie fan (if you’re a Maggie fan that is), I think you will probably be happy with Maggie’s performance in here and the fact that she finally got a good role that allowed her acting skills to shine, especially after all the mediocre roles she had gotten the past decade or so. While it’s definitely a shame that she has been relegated to supporting status over the years and given roles that are not worth shouting about for the most part, unfortunately that will continue to be the case unless she leaves TVB. I also hope she is able to make a name for herself in movies (wasn’t she nominated for HKFA Best Supporting Actress a few times over the years?) because that seems to be her only way out at this point.

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          I love Storm In Cocoon (excluding last 2 episodes) but right now I am in love with Ruse Of Engagement! Fans have been hoping for a different TVB series and it turns out a 3 year old series is setting the trend of being different. It is a good story thus far, it is the flow of the story and Ruco that makes ROE a standout, episode 14 is like OMG moments everywhere, First Ka Yeung, now Carson! Oh amazing stuff!! TVB, don’t screw ROE up like you did SIAC!!

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        • felicity replied:

          @ llwy12

          Good point about the variety programes in the 80s also being better. Enjoy Yourself Tonight was such an iconic show, I think E.Y.T. was to Hong Kong what The Tonight Show with Johny Carson was to US television. I also liked the old sitcoms like City Japes, Everybody Loves Somebody, Family Squad, and who can forget long running The Seasons, with its cast of colorful characters – Ma Da, Sum Koo Jei, Dai Dee, Sai Dee – my aunt still recognises Gallen Lo as Sai Dee whenever she sees him on tv. Lol. Basically, to me everything about HK entertainment was a notch better in the 80s – be it tv dramas, variety shows, movies or music. It could partly be my nostalgia talking, but I really do believe that HK had its own “HK wave” during the 80s before the “Korean wave” happened in the 2000s.

          I know right? Who cares about collecting DVDs of recent titles. TVB is dragging its feet releasing DVDs of those classic 80s to early 90s dramas. I am waitimg to buy the DVD of BOGAE too. The thing I don’t like about the vcd set is you don’t get to see the nice montage together with the theme song before the start of every episode – and I really like the theme song of BOGAE sung by the late Anita Mui and Andy Hui.

          Well, I am glad that you think Maggie gave a great performance in SIAC because I used to be such a big fan of hers. I don’t enjoy watching her play crappy and cliche supporting roles to younger leads whom I don’t even like. Yes, I noticed that TVB has been giving Maggie lousy roles since about a decade or so ago. The problem with Maggie is, because she has accepted so many supporting characters in this later part of her career, many of the younger audiences especially don’t see her as lead actress material anymore. Whereas someone like Kathy Chow or Esther Kwan can return to TVB and still get to play a main lead role (and even get nominated for TVB’s best actress – TVB is giving these veteran actresses ‘face’ by including them in the nominations, even if they have no chance in hell to win). Maggie Siu is like invincible in TVB, and all these unflattering and repetitive characters in poor dramas is only going to hurt Maggie’s legacy. I cringed seeing her act in those dramas because I know that Maggie Siu is (or was) capable of so much better. Well, I agree with what you said, the only way out for Maggie is to leave TVB and only return a few years later if TVB gives her a good lead role and opportunity to shine again. Then again, maybe she has just lost that fire in the belly and is content to stay in the background. She did get a few BSA nominations in the HKFAs.

          @Funn

          Nah, will pass on Ruse of Engagement. Definitely not a fan of Aimee Chan.

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      • HeTieShou replied:

        Well keep in mind that this a series and not real life, so of course a lot of fakeness is involved. I usually just think of series as their own little world and not our real world, so not everything has to make sense.

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    31. Little fishy says:

      Titanic in the face :/ why…. I only ask for happy ending, is it sooooo hard for these two for an actual happy ending :0!

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    32. Tvb says:

      守業者2 pleaseeewew

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      • Kenneth replied:

        no pls.

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      • vicky replied:

        I HOPE NOT. i dont want to see another TITANIC ending. and tvb doesnt know how to do good sequels.

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    33. Tvb says:

      守業者2 pleaseeeee

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    34. Ric says:

      The ending definitely felt rushed to me. KK’s death was so anticlimactic. I would’ve preferred a happier ending or Steven not being hit by the second object. I really hate it when TVB does an ending where the lead is lost or leaves and then the final scene is the two leads meeting again.

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    35. her says:

      rushed –but still my favorite TVB series!!!

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    36. Mia says:

      this site has become a joke. run by someone who adores funn and hates other commenters. no wunder why people stop visiting this stupid site.

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      • Waterlily replied:

        AGREE.

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      • Kenneth replied:

        agree. been a battlefield.

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      • Victoria replied:

        agree.

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      • Liz replied:

        agree. never had i seen so many unrelated comments posted and accusations made.

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        • vicky replied:

          100% AGREE.

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    37. Mia says:

      agree

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    38. Waterlily says:

      me too

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    39. Kenneth says:

      agree.

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    40. lemongrass says:

      Reading the spoiler though I’m only at ep 24. Guess the ending is a good one. In this ep, Tavia and Natalie gone to temple where they prayed. The man interpreted the “chim” by saying the good times will come after the bad ones. There will be tough times and obstacles, and they have to be preservence. So guess will take the ending as good as what the “chim” reads.

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    41. omg says:

      I’m really wondering if the chemistry betw Tavia and Steven is as great as has been hyped here by some people. Not a fan of either, pretty neutral but i thought they were so blah and ordinary together in Cupid Stupid. I certainly didn’t see the sparks flying betw them in the drama at all.

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      • Funn Lim replied:

        It started from Land Of Wealth (for me). That is a great series to watch for Tavia-Steven combo.

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        • Yoyo replied:

          no. they were just friends in LOW. the Moses-Tavia pairing.

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      • clamine replied:

        For me: Steven and Tavia have perfected the art of communicating intense emotions (ie eloquent silence) between themselves without words — like they did in all their series through facial expressions, posturing, and tender touch, none so poignant as in SIAC as they have such screen time together unlike their previous series.

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        • clamine replied:

          correction: such = so much

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        • Mindy replied:

          agree 100%!

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      • omg replied:

        Respectfully disagree, don’t see any chemistry at all. Guess it’s pretty subjective like who we think is a good actor or not. But i think Steven’s pairing with Linda’s not too bad. Again this is subjective and just my opinion.

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      • Yoyo replied:

        exaggerated by those who fancy steven ma and tavia pairing.

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        • vicky replied:

          agree.

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    42. Yoyo says:

      no sequels pls.

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    43. Victoria says:

      was never interested in this type of drama. skipped it. glad 2 do so or gonna be screaming at tv for copy the titanic style of ending.

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      • Liz replied:

        agree

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    44. Bobbie says:

      me 3

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    45. vicky says:

      ROE – overrated drama with unrealistic scenes.

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      • Berry replied:

        you got to be joking ROE is one exciting dram.

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    46. crystal says:

      Actually, Bing Bing is the daughter of the villain

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    47. sandcherry says:
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    48. sandcherry says:

      Besides the asterisks, I think different types of brackets are not picked up on this website. I lost quite a few of my posts when I used other types of brackets in quoting the names of the drama series.

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      • sandcherry replied:

        Sorry. I thought my posts were not accepted, but it accepted all 3.

        Now I am trying it with this bracket and see if this post is accepted.

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        • sandcherry replied:

          The post was accepted, but my brackets were not shown.

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      • jayne replied:

        Anything you write inside triangular brackets will not show up.

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        • sandcherry replied:

          Jayne:
          Thanks for letting me know. I usually put the names of the drama series inside the triangular brackets, and my post was either disappeared completely or partially.

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    49. Xiaomei says:

      Live Tavia and Steven, Tavia and Ruco or Tavia with Kevin Cheng

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      • Xiaomei replied:

        Love not live

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