Jiheon surprised, Master Kim hires help

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

Weekly Update

‘Flower in Prison’

Episode 17; Episode 18 (Sun.)

Today, 6:45p.m.: Jiheon learns of his family history from Oknyo. Oknyo ever so carefully informs him that Jiheon is Taesu’s grandchild. Jiheon flies into rage, asking if he is really a descendant of a traitor.

Today, 7:45p.m.: Taewon meets Wonhyeong at a bidding site. Nanjeong gets furious after hearing about their encounter. Jiheon asks for more time to reconsider his marriage to Nanjeong’s daughter. The King, disguised as a constable, seeks out Oknyo.

‘Dr. Romantic 2’

Episodes 1 (Mon.); Episode 2 (Tues.)

Monday, 7:45p.m: Bu Yong-ju is known as Dr. Romantic, but he calls himself Master Kim because of a student who used to call him by that nickname. He’s an introverted and peculiar doctor who does not like to socialize with others. Master Kim runs and operates a shabby clinic on the countryside, but due to a shortage of staff, he is forced to hire more help.

Tuesday, 7:45p.m: Master Kim is once again up against the wall with the opposition rearing to sabotage his every move. Two gifted, yet immature doctors, Seo Woo-jin and Cha Eun-jae, are in for a ride in this small and chaotic rural hospital, Doldam Medical.

‘Stove League’

Episode 9 (Wed.); Episode 10 (Thurs.)

Wednesday, 7:45p.m: Seung Su’s interview on Gil and the hiring corruption issues pushes Seung Su to leave Dreams. Se Young tries to fill in Seung Su’s shoes, but is confronted with one obstacle after another.

Thursday, 7:45p.m: Seung Su is faced with such a predicament as he deals with Du Ki and Kyung Min. Du Ki confronts Seung Su as the new baseball players association chairman. Kyung Min remembers Seung Su’s conversation and ponders.

‘My Mom’

Episode 47 (Fri); Episode 48 (Sat)

Friday, 7:45p.m: Na-mi hands over household matters to Jeong-ae, not to upset Il-nam. Kang-jae decides to marry Kong-soon, who is pregnant with his child, and seeks out Jeong-ae. Na-mi congratulates Min-ji for passing the audition and promises to support her.

Saturday, 7:45p.m: Jeong-ae opposes Kang-jae and Kong-soon’s marriage. Disregarding her opposition, Kang-jae registers his marriage and announces it to his family. Yoon-hee wakes up with piercing pain.

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Jeff Chung is general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles. Chung can be reached at 521-8066 or jeffchung@kbfd.com.

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