Sawol finds out he’s Hong-do’s birth father

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Weekly update

‘My Daughter, Sawol’

Episodes 39 & 40

Today, 6:30 p.m.: Man-hoo apologizes to Sawol in an effort to become in-laws with Heather. Shiro’s identity is exposed after running into Sawol and Chan-bin. Man-hoo is furious upon hearing Dukyeh has a child.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Sae-hoon finds it odd that Hyesang and Hong-do are from the same orphanage. Ji-hye gets in the way of Min-ho winning the Chunbigoong bid. Ki-hwang’s possession of Hong-do’s childhood picture causes Sawol to find out that he’s Hong-do’s birth father.


Episodes 3 & 4

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Ji-hong hears the news of Hye-jung being locked up behind bars. He visits Hye-jung with medication for her burn wound. Hye-jung is worried that she would bring trouble to Ji-hong. Mal-soon undergoes a cancer surgery led by Myung-hoon. Hye-jung anxiously awaits the results of Mal-soon’s surgery.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Seo-woo is shocked to see Hye-jung as a doctor. She gives Hye-jung the third degree, and asks why she’s at Gookil Hospital. Ji-hong arrives in a medical helicopter with an emergency patient, as Hye-jung waits at the hospital.


Episodes 5 & 6

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Hye-in and Seung-in are shocked at the third mission. Dong-wook frantically tries to capture the gruesome scene. Seung-in finds similarities from a murder case of the past to the current kidnapping case. Hye-in gets suspicious of Kyung-hoon’s uncharacteristic behavior.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Hye-in wakes up with her hands and feet bound, in an unknown location. As soon as Seung-in wakes up, he searches for Jo Nam-chul and Hye-in, who have been kidnapped. The culprit sends the production team the fourth mission at Hye-in’s request.

‘Pretty Ugly’

Episode 17 & 18

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Dan-tae finds out Gong Shim’s working for Jun-soo and is bothered by their proximity. Yeom Tae-chul is assured at the escalation of tension between Jun-soo and Dan-tae.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Dan-tae confronts Yeom Tae-chul, knowing he’s Jun-pyo’s kidnapper, and gives him a warning. Jun-soo agonizes upon hearing that his mother is the mastermind behind the kidnapping, and is forced to side with Yeom Tae-chul.


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


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