Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles.
‘The Nokdu Flower’
Episodes 21 and 22; 23 and 24 (Sun.)
Today, 6:45 p.m.: Jeon Bong Jun offers a compromise to Lady Song, with the future of Joseon at stake. Lady Song seeks out to meet with Jeon Bong Joon, hoping he will be able to save her father and Deok Gi. Yi Kang, imprisoned by Gyong Army, senses that the ogre is actually his brother, Yi Hyun.
Today, 7:45p.m.: Yi Hyun decides to act as the ogre once again, when he’s offered a pathway to Hanyang, but he must first take out Jeon Bong Jun. Jeon Bong Jun and Kim Hak Jin faces each other for the historical peace agreement.
‘The Secret Life of My Secretary’
Episodes 13 and 14 (Mon.); 15 and 16 (Tues.)
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Min Ik drafts up an earnest employee contract for Gal Hee. Gal Hee is too guilt ridden to sign the contract. Whether it may be from anger or longing, Min Ik boils over letting Gal Hee go. Would he be able to change Gal Hee’s mind? Dae Ju heads to the police station, leaving Veronica behind.
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Min Ik tries to drive up his blood pressure in hopes of seeing Veronica. Dae Ju and Veronica sit down for a real meal. Min Ik can’t help, but to be bothered by the fact that his assistant is seeing someone. Who holds the key to Min Ik’s heart?
‘My Absolute Boyfriend’
Episodes 13 and 14 (Wed.); 15 and 16 (Thur.)
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: While Young-goo trains for Wang Joon’s manager’s position, he comes across pieces of Wong-joon and Da Da’s history. Young-goo is more motivated than ever to win Da Da’s heart. Nam Bo-won leaves behind a memo for Kronos Heaven. Wong-joon tries to get an upper hand over Young-goo when he starts working for him.
Thursday, 7:45 p.m: In efforts to earn more attention from Da Da, Young-goo tries to copy Wong-joon. Mr. Ji and In-hyuk show up at Da Da’s home. They try to take Young-goo, but Wong-joon shows up just in time to rescue him. Bo-won sends Young-goo away for his safety. A suspicious box of flowers is delivered to Da Da.
‘Pledge To God’
Episodes 9 and 10 (Fri.); Episodes 11 and 12 (Sat.)
Friday, 7:45 p.m: Joon Seo is born. Hyeon Woo undergoes the organ transplant surgery. The Kim family tries their best to vie for Chairman Kim’s attention.
Saturday, 7:45p.m: Ji Young goes to live in the countryside, away from everyone. Producer Jung offers Ji Young to host a new program of which Na Kyung is on. Jae Wook meets with Hyeon Woo, not disclosing the fact that he’s Hyeon Woo’s biological father.
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.