Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles:
“That’s The Way It Is”
Episodes 45 and 46 (Sun.)
Today, 6:40 p.m.: Hae-gyung feels for her daughter, seeing how she’s so desperate to accept Jae-hyun into her life.
Jong-chul tells Min-ho and Gyung-ho about their birth mother. Today, 7:45p.m.: Min-ho and Gyung-ho meet their birth mother. They show Sook-ja their gratitude for raising them. Se-hee plans a family trip, trying to get Hyun-woo and his son closer.
“Teacher Oh Soon-nam”
Episodes 61 and 62 (Mon.); Episodes 63 and 64 (Tue.)
Monday, 7:45 p.m: Soon-nam finds out Se-hee’s Sun-ju’s real daughter. Se-hee schemes to set obstacles for Soon-nam. Yu-min hands over his father’s diary. Soon-nam confronts Bong-chul. Se-hee asks Bong-chul what Soon-nam has on him. Sun-ju catches Secretary Park red-handed. Tuesday, 7:45 p.m: Yu-min pledges to reveal all truth finding out his ill-fated relationship with Hwang Ryong. Doo-mul, enraged with Se-hee, seeks out Bong-chul. Se-hee tries to put everything on Soon-nam. Soon-nam asks Doo-mul to set up a trap for Se-hee to find evidence. Yu-min informs Se-hee that Sun-wu and Mun-ho are alive which shocks her.
“Goodbye B1” (KBS drama special)
Episode 1 (Wed.)
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: Da-Eun has lived in semi-basement apartment for 8 years. She finally passes her civil service examination and she prepares to move out. As she has lived in that space for 8 years, it contains her life’s memory for that period as she discards what she needs to, as she embarks on next chapter of her life.
“Too Bright for Romance” (KBS drama special)
Episode 1 (Thur.)
Thursday, 7:45 p.m: Yanghui is intelligent and is from a poor family. Pilyong is caring, but has a tough exterior. They meet during university, but part ways after graduation. 19 years pass, and Yanghui and Pilyong meet again by fate. Their lives soon change after they meet.
“Do You Like Brahms?”
Episodes 15 (Fri.) and 16 (Sat.)
Friday, 7:45 p.m: Joon-young declares that he will give up playing the piano after his break up with Song-ah. Meanwhile, Song-ah bravely overcomes the heartache and takes her grad school entrance exams. Saturday, 7:45p.m: Joon-young, Hyun-ho, and Jung-kyung hold a piano trio concert in memory of Chairwoman Nah Moon-sook. Will Song-ah and Joon-young stop playing their instruments? Will Song-ah come back to Joon-young or will her fate be that of Bhrams?
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.