He Ra digs into Soo Hyun’s past

The trend of legal drama in South Korea continues with a sequel My Lawyer, Mr. Jo 2. The original, My Lawyer, Mr Jo aired in 2016 starring Shin-yang Park and So-ra Kang. The sequel will be starting Shin-yang Park once again as lawyer Deul-ho Jo and Hyun-jung Go. Hyun-jung Go was previously in another legal drama Return and had left the series in the middle of the series due to disagreement with the producer of the program early 2018.

This will be her first appearance on since then on a drama series. This series is started airing on January 7th in South Korea on KBS network and slated for 40 episodes.

Weekly Update

‘Fates &Furies’

Episodes 13 and 14; 15 and 16 (Sun.)

Today, 6:45 p.m.: He Ra tries to stop In Joon from marrying Soo Hyun. In Joon’s retaliation towards his father only creates obstacles at the company. Tae Oh demands Soo Hyun’s kidney for Jenny. He Ra digs into Soo Hyun’s past and finds the truth about her relationship to Tae Oh.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Despite the warning signs In Joon starts for fall for He Ra. Bits and pieces of information lead He Ra to the truth. He Ra’s finding puts her in equal footing with Tae Oh. Revealing Jenny’s existence puts He Ra in danger.

‘My Strange Hero’

Episodes 5 and 6 (Mon.); 7 and (Tues.)

Monday 7:45 p.m.: Se Ho successfully buries the bad publicity against Sulsong High School by using Bok Su. Soo Jeong gets a permanent position as a teacher, only to find out she is assigned to the Wildflower Class. A class for troubled students and Kang Bok Su.

Tuesday 7:45 p.m.: In Ho begs Bok Su to not tell his mother that he is also in the Wildflower Class. Bok Su risks ruining his plans for revenge because of his constant worry about his nephew, In Ho. Bok Su and Soo Jung meet with Se Ho, at the place they had been nine years ago.

‘The Last Empress’

Episodes 21 and 22 (Wed.); 23 and 24 (Thur.)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Wang Shik is given his first task as the Chief Security Officer. Sunny, a genius at turning things around, goes back to her life in the palace through a contract with the Emperor. Wang Shik stays by Sunny’s side. Yu Ra is weary of Sunny and Kang Hee. Yu Ra is also suspicious of Wang Shik’s true intentions.

Thursday 7:45 p.m: Wang Shik is enraged when Dong Shik is put in danger. Sunny discovers the evidence of Grand Queen Dowager’s murder. Lee Yoon starts to unveil the cruel truth about the royal court.

‘Healing Love’

Episodes 5 and 6 (Fri.); Episodes 7 and 8 (Sat.)

Friday, 7:45 p.m: Chi Woo’s mother-in-law moves to Sungbuk-dong, Her calculated move to get her son living next to the Choi family. Chi Woo’s mother-in-law couldn’t shake Chi Woo and her son off. Chi Woo and Choi family are surprised to find out who their new neighbors are.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m: A very pregnant woman shows up at Chi Woo’s house looking for her baby’s father. Jun Seung freaks out seeing her at his house. Jun Seung’s mother tries to kick Eun Joo out while Chi Woo takes pity and tries to help her.

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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 jeffchung@kbfd.com.

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