The theme song for A General, A Scholar and A Eunuch is by Fred Cheng, entitled "Conquer" (戰勝吧).
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Monday, July 17, 2017
Three late-Ming Dynasty officials - Edwin Siu, Raymond Cho and Matthew Ho - accidentally travel forward four hundred years to modern-day Foshan. They meet Kristal Tin, who is searching for a hidden master chef. When they see a female celebrity on television who looks like the missing crown princess (Grace Wong), Kristal deceives them by saying she can arrange for them to meet her in Hong Kong. Desperate to save the princess, the three officials sign employment contracts and become waiters and a chef at Kristal's restaurant. It turns out that Kristal wants to use Matthew's superior cooking skills to save the restaurant's declining reputation. The three officials, using new names, join the restaurant and it quickly becomes famous as a "handsome men" restaurant. Other food corporations launch a money war. Luckily, Kristal is able to survive it with the help of Edwin. The two eventually develop a indescribable relationship. Meanwhile, as Raymond continues to investigate the identity of Grace, he discovers her secret and also learns about everyone's fate from history books. When the time to return to the Ming Dynasty comes, it is hard to choose...
Saturday, July 08, 2017
It has been five years since I created Casual TVB to share my passion for TVB. Now, my passion for TVB has faded as the quality of their dramas continuously deteriorates. This year, I only managed to make 78 posts, the vast majority of which were routine drama posts. I thought about quitting on the 5th anniversary of this blog, but I still enjoy the occasional challenge of translating synopsis for upcoming dramas. So I will continue maintaining Casual TVB for now and hope that TVB can reinvigorate my passion as they celebrate their 50th anniversary. Thank you to all the readers that have been with me in this five year journey.