Yeon Joo makes a vow; Jae Wook finds out

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

Weekly update

‘Doctor John’

Episodes 5 and 6; 7 and 8 (Sun.)

Today, 6:45 p.m.: Yo Han and Si Young reunite again as professor and resident. The other doctors of Seoul Hanse Medical Center hold objecting opinions on the reinstatement of Yo Han’s medical license as they still see him as a doctor who once murdered a patient. MMA fighter, Joo Hyun Woo, is admitted into the hospital after a strange accident.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Si Young learns more about Yo Han’s past. Yo Han desperately searches for a clear diagnosis of Joo Hyun Woo’s illness. Yo Han is instructed to withdraw from Joo Hyun Woo’s case.

‘Hide and Seek’

Episodes 13 and 14 (Mon.); 15 and 16 (Tues.)

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Chae Rin is shaken up after reading Jo Pil Doo’s letter. Eun Hyuk strives to put an end to his relationship with Yeon Joo. Jae Sang begins to doubt Eun Hyuk and Chae Rin and their relationship to each other.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Chae Rin discovers the real reason why Yeon Joo had been so cold to her. Yeon Joo’s mother begs Eun Hyuk to just stay by Yeon Joo’s side, even if he is in love with someone else. Yeon Joo makes a vow to herself that she’d take revenge on Chae Rin and her mother.

‘Doctor Detective’

Episodes 9 and 10 (Wed.); 11 and 12 (Thur.)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: Joong Eun finds evidence to believe the dormitory building where Ha Rang and Do Young lived has been contaminated with mercury. But as she gets closer to the truth behind the case, the threat to her and UDC grows. A fierce battle between those who what to hide the truth and those who what to reveal it ignites.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m: Min Ki and Joong Eun parnter up to rescue the scapegoat, wrongfully accused of Ha Rang’s death. On the other hand, without solid evidence, the Epidemiological Survey and Evaluation Committee refuse to approve the case for mercury poisoning. Can UDC find the evidence needed to reveal the truth behind the industrial disaster?

‘Pledge To God’

Episodes 41 and 42 (Fri.); Episodes 43 and 44 (Sat.)

Friday, 7:45 p.m: Hyeon Woo is at the cross road of life and death, having been given un-matching donor’s bone marrow. Jae Wook finds out that Na Kyung has deceived the donor who was a perfect match to fulfill her ambition to save her own son, Joon Seo.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Ji Young pledges to bring Joon Seo home. Na Kyung is at the verge of losing everything.


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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