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 17; Episode 18 (Sun.)
Today, 6:40p.m.: Se-hee is shocked after learning about Hyun-woo’s son, Jae-hyun, who Hyun-woo had tried to keep hidden for his own reasons. Although Se-hee feels completely deceived by the secrets and lies of Hyun-woo, she is furious at the fact that she and the family are understanding of Hyun-woo’s actions. Meanwhile, Yoo-ri has a difficult time getting to know all of Se-hyun’s family members during their first proper meeting.
Today, 7:45p.m.: After finding out about Hyun-woo’s secret son, Jae-ho goes to comfort Se-hee who is in distress. Jae-ho and Hyun-woo meet on his way home. Hyun-woo apologizes profusely about what he did. Kyung-ho notices that Soo-mi has a new man in her life.
“Teacher Oh Soon-nam” Episodes 5 and 6 (Mon.); Episodes 7 and 8 (Tue.)
Monday, 7:45 p.m: Se-hee and Yu-min’s relationship continues and the two begin to care about each other more and more. Meanwhile, Manpyeong struggles to find the reason behind Jupyeong’s death, while Yu-min can’t fathom the truth that Jupyeong is his father. As Doo-mul meets with Soon-nam at the Seodang, Se-jong and Jun-young get into a tussle. As the parents come to know of the incident, they go to find Soon-nam.
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m: In a fit of rage, Seung-bo’s mother grabs him by his belly fat, but right then, Soon-nam yells at her to let that hand go. Soon-nam feels something is fishy about the Hwangnyong Group and runs to Yu-na after discovering that she has fell unconscious. Hwa-ran goes to Se-hee and Seung-jae’s wedding on behalf of Yu-na.
“Backstreet Rookie” Episode 9 (Wed.); Episode 10 (Thurs.)
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: Yeon-ju finds out that Saet-byul has been living in Dae-hyun’s house but she refuses to hear his explanation. Meanwhile, the convenience store faces another crisis as Hye-ja conspires against Yeon-ju’s relationship.
Thursday, 7:45 p.m: After breaking up with Dae-hyun, Yeon-ju gets promoted to director of marketing. On top of that, Dae-hyun is dealt a swift blow after learning of Hye-ja’s nefarious plan. Meanwhile, Saet-byul tracks down Dae-hyun on his pity trip to lick the wounds of a broken heart.
“Return of Bok Dan-ji” Episodes 97 and 98 (Fri.); Episodes 99 and 100 (Sat.)
Friday, 7:45 p.m: Dan-ji finally gets her hands on the dash cam video from Hwa-young. At last, Dan-ji sees the truth about the accident and the ones behind it. Seo-jin’s mother begs Dan-ji to stop the complete take over.
Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Ye-won arrives at the hospital, as Jae-young’s heartrate flatlines. Seo-jin lives in the hours of anxiety.
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 email@example.com.