Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles:
“That’s the Way It Is” Episode 13, Episode 14
Today, 6:40 p.m.: Soo-mi goes to Min-ho’s home, bringing radish kim chee and roasted chicken, in hopes of helping Min-ho get his appetite back. But Gyung-ho arrives unexpectedly, putting a halt to their time together. Yoo-ri runs away from home, avoiding her mother, who strongly disapproves of her marriage. Yoo-ri goes to see Se-hyun at his home.
Today, 7:45 p.m.: Yoo-ri’s mother meets with Hye-gyung, telling Hye-gyung she will approve of Yoo-ri and Se-hyun’s marriage under certain conditions. But Hye-gyung says she will be moving into Se-hyun’s home, angering Yoo-ri’s mother. Se-hee is baffled by Se-hyun’s request to give up her bedroom to Hye-gyung.
“Good Casting” Episode 15, Episode 16, final
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Michael is none other than Mr. Oak. Chan-mi and company fly to Jeju Island in a final attempt to stop the last transaction and catch Michael once and for all. Meanwhile, Seok-ho is on the verge of losing his office, while Woo-won confesses to Ye-eun.
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: To find his assistant, Seok-ho goes to Jeju Island to meet with Mr. Byun. Meanwhile, Mr. Byun pursues Mr. Oak to retrieve the chip for the third phase. It finally boils down to a face-off between Chan-mi and Michael over their unfinished business from three years ago.
“Backstreet Rookie” Episode 5, Episode 6
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Finally, the day that Saet-byul becomes an official full-time employee is here and the employee of the month will be revealed. Dae-hyun sets boundaries with Saet-byul, afraid there will be another misunderstanding between them. However, Dae-hyun and Saet-byul’s relationship is unprecedented and a new phase of their relationship is reached.
Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Saet-byul is rushed to the hospital after a surprise attack by the mischievous girls. Dae-hyun fears he will never be able to resolve the misunderstandings between himself and Saet-byul. Dae-hyun contemplates letting Saet-byul go for good, to save his relationship with Yeon-joo.
“Return of Bok Dan-ji” Episodes 89 and 90, Episodes 91 and 92
Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Jae-young visits Chairman Shin at his hospital and sees Ye-won. Seo-jin visits Chairman Shin and he wakes up.
Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Dan-ji hears the recorded conversation between Seo-jin and Min-kyu; she’s thrown into shock. Ye-won finally succeeds in finding the dash-cam video.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.