Se-jong is injured during the fire; Jung-wook is taken aback

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 19; Episode 20 (Sun.)

Today, 6:40 p.m.: Hye-gyung, shocked at the fact that Hyun-woo had a son secretly, cries in Jae-ho’s arms at the thought of how much pain Se-hee must be feeling. Although Hye-gyung knows she cannot do much for Se-hee, Hye-gyung goes to see her. But Se-hee does not accept Hye-gyung’s kindness. Na-young goes to the cartoon café that Se-jun works at.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Jae-ho receives a phone call from Hyun-woo, saying that Se-hee hasn’t been home for a few days, sending Jae-ho into a fiery rage. The family asks Hye-gyung if she knows what is going on between Hyun-woo and Se-hee, but Hye-gyung lies on behalf of keeping Hyun-woo’s secret. Meanwhile, Soo-mi finds out that Chef Kwon knows about her relationship with Min-ho.

“Teacher Oh Soon-nam” Episodes 9 and 10 (Mon.); Episodes 11 and 12 (Tue.)

Monday, 7:45 p.m: Seung-jae’s family releases an article about Se-hee, creating a buzz on the internet and with everyone. Bong-cheol thinks that Yu-min was the reason behind Se-hee’s cancelled wedding. Because Yu-min isn’t Hwa-ran’s real son, he refuses to help him, making Man-pyeong’s heart ache. Meanwhile, See-hee begins to help Yu-min and proposes a deal.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m: A fire erupts at the school during the night, sending everyone into a panic. Se-jong is injured during the fire and is sent to the hospital. After hearing the news, the guardians of the students go to confront Soon-nam, saying that she is responsible. Rumors spread about the school, leaving everyone feeling unsettled and worried.

“Backstreet Rookie” Episode 11 (Wed); Episode 12 (Thurs)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: Saet-byul’s return to the convenience store is marked by a promotion. Meanwhile, Dae-hyun tries to overcome his feelings after his recent breakup. Yeon-ju proposes a new PR gimmick and Ji-wook insists on the Jongro store. Dal-sik and Geum-bi finally plan to meet up in person.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m: With the PR event shoot underway, an invisible battle of wills ensue between Dae-hyun and Ji-wook. The event is a it and the store draws in the crowds. Meanwhile, Eun-byul makes her debut and rises quickly to stardom.

“Return of Bok Dan-ji” Episodes 101 and 102 (Fri.); Episodes 103 and 104 (Sat.)

Friday, 7:45 p.m: Dan-ji goes to the rendezvous place of Woo-jin and Seo-jin’s mother were set to meet at. As Dan-ji heads for the shareholders’ meeting, Seo-jin shows up and snatches her documents away.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Jung-wook is taken aback after seeing the photo that Woo-jin’s mother dropped onto the floor. Dan-ji tries to get her hands on Hwa-young’s cell phone. Hwa-young tries to make a run for it.


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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