This week on K-Drama

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Weekly Update

“Here Comes Jang Bori”

Episodes 21 & 22

Today, 6:30 p.m.: Min-jung is shocked to find out Bo-ri is Eun-bee, In-hwa’s long-lost daughter. Desperate to keep Bo-ri away before anyone at Beeseulchae recognizes her, she asks Jae-hee to find out where Bo-ri is. Jae-hwa is finally reunited with Oak-soo, an aunt he’s missed very much. Today, 7:45 p.m.: Jae-hwa takes care of Bo-ri who’s exhausted from nursing Bee-dan. The two start to look at each other in a different light. Min-jung finds her mother’s whereabouts with help from Ji-sang. But when she goes to see her mom, she’s shocked to find Oak-soo there as well.

“Heard It Through the Grapevine”

Episodes 29 & 30

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Jung-ho and Yeon-hee believe the fastest way to make In-sang come back home is indifference. But the two miss Jin-young, their grandson, very much and come up with a plan to go see him. Jung-ho’s staff finally stand together against Jung-ho and Yeon-hee. Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Yeon-hee interviews people to replace her old staff but just can’t seem to find anyone she’s satisfied with. Min Joo-young tells Jung-ho that In-sang will not come back before she leaves Hansong. Caught between their uncertain future and their beliefs, In-sang and Bom go to see Jung-ho.

“The Mask”

Episodes 3 & 4

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Seok-hoon tells Ji-sook that she now has to live as Eun-ha, not Ji-sook. He tells her to embrace everything that is Eun-ha’s. Min-woo tells his family he can’t marry Eun-ha when he almost killed her. Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Ji-sook and Min-woo come back to the mansion after their wedding. But Min-woo tells Ji-sook to keep to the terms of their contract. Ji-sook asks Seok-hoon to pay off her family’s debt, but Seok-hoon only tells her he will in time.

“Divorce Lawyer in Love”

Episode 13 & 14

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Jung-woo can’t even stand to see Cheok-hee with Min-gyu. He continues to vie for Cheok-hee’s love regardless of who’s watching. Cheok-hee gets a client who’s been suffering from domestic violence. She somehow gets caught between their fight and is accused of assault. Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Cheok-hee prepares to leave Jung-woo as she is about to get her license back. Min-gyu tells his father he’s breaking off his engagement. Jung-woo finds out Min-gyu is planning to ask Cheok-hee to marry him.

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Jeff Chung is general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles. This weekly column offers synopses of the dramas playing throughout the Islands. Chung can be reached at 521-8066 or jeffchung@kbfd.com.

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