Se-hee gets into an accident; Tae-yong takes on a new case

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” Episodes 47 and 48 (Sun.)

Today, 6:40 p.m.: Se-hee gets into an auto accident. The family is shaken at the sudden news. Hyun-woo is thrown into guilt blaming himself for the accident.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Se-hee recovers slowly.

Only after seeing her in stable condition, the family breathes sigh of relief.

“Teacher Oh Soon-nam” Episodes 67 and 68 (Mon.); Episodes 69 and 70 (Tue.)

Monday, 7:45 p.m: Bong-chul sees resemblance of himself in Se-jong. Doo-mul tells Bong-chul his feelings for Soon-nam. Se-jong asks his father whether he can meet Se-hee. Bong-chul puts his grandson’s affair before others.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m: Doo-mul blows up saying how monstrous Se-hee is. He tells Bong-chul how she is using her son as a bargaining tool. Bok-hee regains her memory. Sun-joo reminisces about her lost child. Doo-mul throws a fit at Se-hee, chasing her out.

“Penthouse” Episodes 1 (Wed.); Episode 2 (Thur.)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: Herapalace represents the pinnacle of elites of the society. Envy, greed and lust (ambition??) also reach pinnacle as women of this uber luxury condo vie to topple one another for the top position. Tune in as their families’ lives unfold to reveal who is really triumphant in this path of life.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m: Let the battle begin. Herapalace’s three mothers centered in the number one academic district in Gangnam, Seoul. Greed for money and wealth know no bound with these three women and her husbands. Yoon-hee and Seo-jin’s relationship goes way back to high school. Seo-jin and Dan-tae flirt a dangerous liaison.

“Delayed Justice” Episodes 1 (Fri.) and 2 (Sat.)

Friday, 7:45 p.m: A public defendant with nothing to his name and a reporter with the gift of words team up to expose grave public injustices to become the megaphones for the wrongly accused victims. Attorney Park Tae-yong receive limelight as the humanitarian attorney but in return is bomb with pro bono cases.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Tae-yong takes on a new case and needs the cassette tape with the culprit’s recorded voice. He realizes that it fell into the hands of “Trash Reporter” Park Sam-soo. The unlikely duo is about to team up to bring down the injustice.


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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