‘The Fiery Priest’
Episodes 5 and 6; 7 and 8 (Sun.)
Today, 6:45 p.m.: Father Hae Il gets enraged at the rumor behind Father Lee’s demise. He asks the Gudam police officers for a reinvestigation of the case by, but gets rejected. Prosecutor Park asks Father Hae Il to stay out of the Father Lee case, which pushes him to take matters into his own hands. Today, 7:45 p.m.: Father Hae Il becomes suspicious of Hwang Cheol Bum, with belief that he is the evil scheming behind Father Lee’s death. Superintendent Nam orders Detective Koo to work with Father Hae Il on Father’s Lee’s case.
Episodes 5 and 6 (Mon.); 7 &8 (Tues)
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Prince Lee Geum confesses to his crime, while standing as a witness to bring down Prince Milpoong. Yeo Ji, Moon Soo and Inspector Han Jeong Seok, achieve victory and begin to show their gratitude toward Prince Lee Geum. But in order to protect Prince Milpoong, the Patriarchs step in. Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Jeong Seok falls for Jin Heon’s scheme and is cornered into becoming a corrupt official. Prince Milpoong is released. Prince Lee Geum dwells in his guilt for not being able to protect Jeong Seok, but soon is given a chance to fight back. An unexpected supporter of Prince Lee Geum emerges.
‘Snowy Road’ (two-part KBS drama special)
Episode 1 (Wed.); 2 (Thur.)
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Taking place in 1944, during the Japanese colonial rule of Korea. Jong-boon and Young-ae are two friends of completely different family backgrounds. Young-ae is studious and from a wealthy family, while Jong-boon’s family is poor, she is bright and brave. Their fates are intertwined when they are taken away and forced to become what is known as, “comfort women.”
Thursday, 7:45 p.m: Young-ae and Jong-boon successfully run away from their imprisonment, but at a deadly cost. The girls face the cold harsh winter, along the snowy road toward Chosun.
Episodes 33 and 34 (Fri.); Episodes 35 and 36 (Sat.)
Friday, 7:45 p.m: Song Joo’s lies escalate, trying to stop others from trying to find Chi Yoo. Jae Hak wonders about the reason Chi Woo was at the police station. Jun Seung comes down on Chi Woo for telling Eun Joo about his studio’s location. Yoon Kyung introduces herself to Gi Ppeum as her mother. Yi Yoo and Joo Chul show their feelings toward each other. Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Chi Woo finds Joo Ah. Yi Yoo is too embarrassed to face Joo Chul. Song Joo confronts Joo Chul about Yi Yoo. She warns him about what it may take to secure his job. Eun Joo remembers how she fell in love with Jun Seung.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.