Young-goo faints, Yi Hyun threatens, Na Kyung blackmails

Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles:

Weekly Update

‘The Nokdu Flower’

Episodes 37 and 38; 39 and 40 (Sun.)

Today, 6:45 p.m.: Yi Hyun goes to Lady Song in Jeonju, asking to stay at her inn for a few nights. Pastor Min and the Nobles send their men to recruit those wanting to join the people’s army. Yi Kang becomes Yi Hyun’s bodyguard. Jeon Bong Jun receives a letter from the Japanese army, requesting that he and the Donghak army to not cross the boundaries of the Jeolla Province.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Suspicious of the people raising an army against the Japanese, Yi Hyun searches the streets, looking to see if the people are really at peace.Yi Hyun threatens Bong Gil with Lady Song’s life at stake. Finally, Jeon Bong Jun and the Donghak army make their way towards Hanyang.

‘The Secret Life of My Secretary’

Episodes 29 and 30 (Mon.); 31 and 32 (Tues.) Final

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Min Ik and Gal Hee prepare for their first date together as a couple. Two unexpected and uninvited people interrupt their date. On the other hand, CEO Shim uses the secretaries as a tool to help him guarantee his CEO position.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Min Ik prepares something up his sleeves to get back the CEO position that he had abandoned. Gal Hee’s guilt overwhelms her as she learns that Min Ik forfeited his chance to become CEO for her. The secretaries go on a strike to make a change for future secretaries of T&T Mobile. Gal Hee searches for something else that will make Min Ik recognize her. Will all of their hard work pay off in the end?

‘My Absolute Boyfriend’

Episodes 29 and 30 (Wed.); 31 and 32 (Thur.)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: Young-goo suddenly has a system malfunction, revealing his true identity to the Real team and Yeo Woong. Da Da is frustrated with Wong-joon’s opposition of her relationship with Young-goo. The Real team, Yeo Woong, Wong-joon, Da Da, and Young-goo enjoy a dinner together after a shoot.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m: Young-goo faints due to overloading, but Da Da feels responsible for Young-goo getting hurt once again. Young-goo subdues his symptoms from his meltdown with a heart cooler. Diana begins to execute her plan to harass Da Da and Young-goo with Zero-Ten.

‘Pledge To God’

Episodes 25 and 26 (Fri.); Episodes 27 and 28 (Sat.)

Friday, 7:45 p.m: Na Kyung blackmails Jae Hee with her infidelity. Ji Young thanks Na Kyung for having raised Joon Seo so well. Min Ho goes to meet Sang Chun, who has been pressuring the family to bring over Hyeon Woo as the family heir.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Jae Hee negotiates with Na Kyung, laying out her secret on the table. Jae Wook begs Sang Chun to give up on forcing Hyeon Woo to be the heir. Hyeon Woo says his final goodbye to Hae Ji, confessing his secret about his health condition.


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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