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Signal 

Sigeuneol (original title)
Detectives from the present and a detective from the past communicate via walkie-talkie to solve a long-time unsolved case.
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Series cast summary:
Lee Jehoon ...  Park Hae-yeong 16 episodes, 2016
Hye-su Kim ...  Cha Soo-hyeon 16 episodes, 2016
Jin-woong Cho ...  Lee Jae-han 16 episodes, 2016
Hyun-Sung Jang Hyun-Sung Jang 16 episodes, 2016
Won-hae Kim ...  Kim Gye-cheol 16 episodes, 2016
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Fifteen years ago, a female child was kidnapped on the way from school. At that time, Park Hae Yeong, who was an elementary school student, witnessed the girl being taken away. A few days later, the girl was found dead, and detectives couldn't find the culprit. As time went by, Hae Yeong started distrusting the police. Fifteen years later, Hae Yeong is now a police officer and criminal profiler. One day, he finds a walkie-talkie that allows him to get in contact with Detective Lee Jae Han who is in the past. Police officers Hae Yeong, Jae Han and Cha So Hyun then set out on a journey to solve cold cases.

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All of the location names are made-up names apart from Seoul and Gyeong-gi. For example Ohsung mountain, jinyang police station, hyeonpoong station See more »

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Version of Frequency (2016) See more »

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One memorable TV series with a breath of fresh air
29 January 2017 | by drrichphilSee all my reviews

I watched Signal out of curiosity due to time/science fiction element written in the synopsis but it opened up much further to the excellent acting, plot and story line signal could offer. I wonder if Hollywood would learn a thing or two from this series to produce a different new level of story telling. Will they be releasing season 2 soon? I look forward to it almost anxiously. Will they not do so? I believe with the 16 episodes they aired had made many who watched Signal to expectantly wait if the producers would decide to continue. Its like two parallel earths - one past, the other present. Both worlds connected by a doorway of time. Past changed because of the present and present changes due to the past.


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