Ji-sun’s deep sorrow puzzles family; Dae-hyun excited to meet Yeon-joo’s, parents

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

Weekly Update

“That’s the Way It Is” Episode 11; Episode 12

Today, 6:40 p.m.: Ji-sun sheds tears at the thought of Seung-gyun, who had sacrificed his life for her. Min-ho and the family are puzzled with seeing ­Ji-sun cry so hard. Na-young tries her best to comfort ­Ji-sun and cries alongside her. Meanwhile, Se-hyun goes to find Yoo-ri.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Soo-mi goes to visit Min-ho’s store with some sweet rice bread, but Min-ho feels guilty for receiving so much from Soo-mi without much in return. Hye-kyung is embarrassed with the mention of Yu-ri’s son-in-law.

“Good Casting” Episode 13; Episode 14

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Chan-mi is obsessed with the man in the video believed to be Michael. Seok-ho proposes that the team share information with him. Meanwhile, Woo-won’s memory is restored and Mr. Myeong schemes to push out Seok-ho.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Chan-mi and company have Myeong Gye-cheol in custody but cannot find Seo Guk-hwan. Meanwhile, Mi-soon enlists the help of Chan-mi and Ye-eun to help avenge her daughter against her aggressors. Finally, after years of searching, Chan-mi finally learns who Michael is.

“Backstreet Rookie” Episode 3; Episode 4

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: As Dae-hyun lives through his worst nightmare, Saet-byul is eager to catch the students who had stolen items from the store. Saet-byul hopes this will help make her an official employee at Dae-hyun’s convenience store. Dae-hyun feels excited to meet his girlfriend, Yeon-joo’s, parents for the first time. However, Yeon-joo feels uncomfortable about the meeting.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Dae-hyun misunderstands Saet-byul’s actions toward Yeon-joo and decides to fire her as a part-timer. Saet-byul feels that Dae-hyun will never understand her true feelings and what really happened.

“Return of Bok Dan-ji”

Episodes 85-86; Episodes 87-88

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Seo-jin’s mother is shocked after seeing the paternity test from Dan-ji and Chairman Shin. Ye-won watches over Seo-jin as she lays passed out from a night of heavy drinking.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Seo-jin awakes from her drunken slumber and finds herself in a hospital. Just as Dan-ji pressures Hwa-young to tell her the truth about the accident, Seo-jin shows up in front of them.


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 jeffchung@kbfd.com.


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