Sook-ja is caught off guard; Dae-hyun collapses in a heap

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 21; Episode 22 (Sun.)

Today, 6:40 p.m.: Jong-cheol announces his decision to move out with his wife to Jae-ho and Hye-gyung. Sook-ja is caught off guard at this as Jae-ho and Hye-gyung,are stunned. Se-jun turns down an offer from Na-young’s to open up comic café, then she abruptly tells him her feelings for him.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Jong-cheol makes his announcement to the whole family. Gyung-ho tells Myung-ran his intent to live with his parents. Myung-ran gets upset saying he has no regards for how she feels and asks for a divorce.

“Teacher Oh Soon-nam” Episodes 13 and 14 (Mon.); Episodes 15 and 16 (Tue.)

Monday, 7:45 p.m: Doo-mul seeks out Yoo-min for framing Se-jong for the fire. Man-pyeong is disappointed at Yoo-min. Se-hee finds out about Soon-nam and Yoo-min’s relationship.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m: Yoo-min opens up to Se-hee. Soon-nam gets suspicious of Yoo-min’s changed demeanor. Sun-ju seeks out Man-pyeong and hears about Ju-pyeong and Bong-chul. Yoo-min gets upset hearing about Joon-young’s disappearance.

“Backstreet Rookie” Episode 13 (Wed.); Episode 14 (Thurs.)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: Yeon-ju learns the real reason why Dae-hyun quit and vows to put things back the way they should be. Meanwhile, bullies are trying to extort Eun-byul and even harasses Saet-byul in the process. Seeing her in trouble weighs heavily on Dae-hyun’s heart.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m: Dae-hyun is hired as an outside consultant representing franchise owners. Saet-byul does her best to run the store but it feels empty without Dae-hyun. Working double-duty finally takes it toll and Dae-hyun collapses from fatigue.

“Return of Bok Dan-ji” Episodes 105 and 106 (Fri.); Episodes 107 and 108 (Sat.)

Friday, 7:45 p.m: While Dan-ji is talking to Jae-in, she hears a loud noise in the background. Dan-ji and Jung-wook are in pursuit of finding Seo-jin’s mother. Seo-jin’s mother tries to save Seo-jin anyway she can.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Dan-ji shows something to Seo-jin and her mother. She shows a photo of Seo-jin with a man. Seo-jin questions if Jae-in is still living.


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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