The Uncanny Counter Season 2 Episode 4 Recap and Review: Lost Powers and a Trial

The Uncanny Counter Season 2 (경이로운 소문 2: 카운터 펀치) brings the return of the supernatural mystery comedy-drama of the same name directed by Yoo Seon-dong. The show stars Cho Kyeong-kyu, Yoo Joon-sang, Kim Se-jeong, Yeom Hye-ran, Ahn Suk-hwan, and Yoo In-soo in the lead roles alongside other cast members.

The new season continues the story of the group of Counters who catch evil spirits from the afterlife who have come in search of immortality. With new members joining the gang and bigger evils coming their way, the Counters are ready for a counterattack and stop anyone who comes their way.

The show will have 12 episodes and be broadcasted on tvN on the Saturday-Sunday slot at 9:20 PM KST time slot previously occupied by See You in My 19th LifeThe Uncanny Counter season 2 episode 4 has a run time of 71 minutes.

The synopsis of the show reads:

Armed with new powers and fresh recruits, the Counters continue their battle against evil demons who feed on humans.

-The Uncanny Counter Season 2 Episode 4 Review Contains Spoilers-

The Uncanny Counter Season 2 Episode 4 Recap

The Uncanny Counter season 2 episode 4 begins with So Mun coming to the rescue and beginning his face-off with Pil-gwang while also creating an opening for Mae-ok and Jang-mul to escape. Meanwhile, Ha-na and Jeok-bong arrive at the reeds field and are attacked by Gilly, who is tracked until she breaks Jeok-bong’s nose.

This wound ends up making Jeok-bong’s powers disappear while Ha-na suffers the blind blows coming from Gilly. The fights on both ends continue and while it looks like the evil spirits are taking over the Counters, the latter soon shift the waves. Meanwhile, Wong attacks Mae-ok and Jang-mul when Mo-tak appears and gives Mae-ok a hand in defeating this spirit.

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On the other hand, the Counters bring the spirits to an edge when they quickly find a chance to escape. During this time, Mae-ok summons Wong and brings back the spirit of the Counter who lost her life and powers to him. Thus, one of the counters is finally freed to Yung while the others wait for the Counters to save them.

The chaos soon comes to an end and Jang-mul scolds So Mun for putting his life in danger for Jang-mul. The mood in the base soon changes from one to another and the Counters finally get some time to laugh and cheer, unaware that one of their members is under an immense burden.

Elsewhere, the spirits Pil-gwang and Gilly are annoyed by their loss and while the latter is now obsessed with killing Ha-na, Pil-gwang greeds to get So Mun’s powers. On the other hand, Jo-seok is haunted by the evil spirit that he had mistakingly called upon due to his rage.

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The next day, So Mun finds a letter left by Jeok-bong wherein he writes about his return to his hometown and goodbye to being a counter. The team is shocked by this and decides to go to his house and get him back. They try to play the good cop bad cop on him but soon realise that the problem is not that easy to solve, especially when they find out about Jeok-bong’s lost ability.

Jeok-bong has decided to not go back and the team is unable to pursue him otherwise. However, they are unable to bear his absence and decide to give bring him back another try. This time, only Ha-na and So Mun decide to go there, unaware that this won’t be a simple trip for them.

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The Uncanny Counter Season 2 Episode 4 Ending

Meanwhile, Jeok-bong is sent to take some stuff to the village chief’s house where he comes across an evil spirit who has taken over the chief’s son and is now trying to kill the chief. Jeok-bong intervenes in this situation and almost loses when he is hit in the face and his powers return to him.

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Jeok-bong then begins to fight back, followed by So Mun and Ha-na coming to witness this scene. They applaud Jeok-bong for his work and make him perform his first summon. Later, Jeok-bong finally decides to return to his place while So Mun tells Wi-Gen about the evil spirits and their wish to get his powers.

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Meanwhile, Pil-gwang and Gilly are having a meal during which the latter tells Pil-gwang about seeing Min-ji in Ha-na’s memories. She then shows the news article related to Jo-seok and the two see an opening to torment the Counters.

The day of Jo-seok’s trial soon arrives and after relentless preparation for the same, Jo-seok fails everyone after conveying his wish to murder the murderer who killed his wife. It is then that Pil-gwang understands that there is something wrong with Jo-seok.

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The Uncanny Counter Season 2 Episode 4 Review

Episode 4 brought in another round of So Mun saving the day which really needs to updates at this point. The Counter may be really strong, but hoping to see the story focus on the others is not a big request to make.

Meanwhile, Jeok-bong is proving himself to be here for more than just comic relief and I am very excited to know how the expenses are taken care of.

With that said, what did you think about the episode? Let us know in the comments below.

Watch The Uncanny Counter season 2 on Netflix!

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