Chae Rin barges into a sauna; Sang Chun’s fury hits the roof

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

Weekly Update

The Nokdu Flower

Episodes 45 & 46; 47 & 48 (Sun) Final

Today, 6:45 p.m.: The Japanese army realizes that they need to get rid of the King and Lord Daewon to eradicate the loyal soldiers of Joseon. Yi Hyun becomes the new district magistrate of Gobu. Jeon Bong Jun and four Donghak members are held at trial and await their sentences from the new government officials.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Yi Kang and the others say their farewell to their general and those who have fallen. The poison in Beo Dul’s body has spread and her condition becomes worsened. She asks Yi Kang to not worry and let her live freely during her limited time left. Yi Hyun and Lady Hwang meet again. Yi Kang goes missing.

Hide and Seek

Episodes 5 & 6 (Mon); 7 & 8 (Tues)

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: A big problem arises at the construction site of the new shopping mall. Chae Rin asks Eun Hyuk for help. Yeon Joo and Chae Rin meet to talk about how she found the room on the second floor of the Min family’s house.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Ms. Na confronts Joon Sik about why he did not visit Hae Ran even once while she was in the hospital. Hae Ran asks for a divorce. The protestors stop the strike against Taesan Group. In order to find out who is shaking Makepacific, Chae Rin barges into a sauna where Mr. Choi is hiding.

Doctor Detective

Episodes 1 & 2 (Wed); 3 & 4 (Thur)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: Dr. Doh Joong Eun is an industrial health doctor. She partners up with Dr. Huh Min Ki to uncover the truth related to industrial accidents, diseases, and other incidents that have taken place at industrial sites.

They seek out the devastating truth behind the cover ups made by a giant conglomerate named TL Group.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m: A fatal accident of a 19-year old employee occurs at a subway station and concludes as victim negligence. Dr. Doh and her team follow their hunch and look into the accident. They find out the disturbing truth behind the fatal accident and two other related incidents.

Pledge To God

Episodes 33 & 34 (Fri); Episodes 35 & 36 (Sat)

Friday, 7:45 p.m: Ji Young gets down on her knees to beg Na Kyung to spare Hyeon Woo. Na Kyung uses this as her leverage over Ji Young.

Sang Chun’s fury hits the roof when he discovers that Na Kyung has hid Hyeon Woo’s relapse to herself.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Min Ho and Ji Young decide to send Hyeon Woo to Jae Wook’s house. Na Kyung promises to raise Hyeon Woo and Joon Seo the best that she can. Sang Chun give Na Kyung another chance.


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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