‘The First Responders 2’ Receives Flak Due To ‘Disappointing’ Plot— Here’s What Happened

The penultimate episode of the hit drama “The First Responders 2” was finally released. For six weeks, the SBS drama dominated prime time with its relevant narrative and production.

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Unfortunately, the final part of the series drew mixed reactions from the viewers. Read to know what happened.

‘The First Responders 2’ Finale Receives Flak

On September 8, SBS TV dropped the penultimate episode of “The First Responders 2.”

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Kim Rae Won

Unlike their previous works, the episode didn’t only hook viewers but also received great responses from the viewers. It even recorded its personal best with 8% nationwide rating.

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However, episode 11 made a lot of fans raise their eyebrows due to the heart-wrenching twist in the series. Following Son Ho Jun’s Bong Do Jin, Kim Rae Won’s character also faced his demise.


In the series, Jeong Sung Woo’s Dex mercilessly took the police detective down without much fight. Jin Ho Gae is seen gasping for air as he exhales his final breath.

The fans took to social media their disappointment about the death of the main character. One fan said, “Are the writers okay? How could they kill the main character? I’m dropping this show.”

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Son Ho Jun

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Kim Rae Won

Another viewer believes that it was just a set-up, hoping that everything works out in the end. Meanwhile, some remain hopeful, saying that the drama portrays real-life happenings that give resonance to each viewer.

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On the other hand, “The First Responders 2” follows the joint operation of the police, fire department and paramedics to ensure the safety of South Korean citizens.

Here’s Why You Should Watch ‘The First Responders 2’

With the jaw-dropping twists and turns in the series, “The First Responders 2” is definitely a work that one should never miss.

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Kim Rae Won

The SBS drama boasts an upgraded collaboration between the actors and production unit which receives great recognition in both domestic and international scenes.

“The First Responders 2” also explored a more complicated narrative as well as the gut-wrenching love triangle between Kim Rae Won, Gong Seung Yeon and Son Ho Jun’s characters.

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Kim Rae Won

In addition to that, a series of impressive feats were achieved by Jindo Dog in the series, which is a great aspect to watch in the whole production.

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Don’t miss “The First Responders”! Both seasons are available on Disney+ English subtitles for worldwide viewers so check them out now!


Elijah Mully.