Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles:
Man Who Sets the Table Episode 5; Episode 6 (Sun)
Today, 6:40 p.m.: Tae Yang enters the SC New Menu Development Competition. Sun Young finds recognizes Tae Yang as Hwa Young’s son. This puts him at a disadvantage. Tae Yang, unable to compete because of his injury, asks Ru Ri to take his place in the competition.
Today, 7:45 p.m.: Tae Yang tells Ru Ri, she has until end of the competition to make up her mind whether to accept his feelings or not. Ru Ri is conflicted as even her mother disapproves of Tae Yang.
Teacher Oh Soon-nam Episodes 123 &124 (Mon); Episodes 125 &126 (Tue)
Monday, 7:45 p.m: Yu-min locks Se-hee up. Yu-min undergoes authorities investigation. Bong-chul faces his father’s embezzlement charges. Bong-chul regrets all.
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m: Se-hee tells Soon-nam Yu-min’s schemes. Se-hee breaks down after facing Se-jong’s earnest wanting. Se-hee spends quality time with Se-jong. Se-hee and Se-jong part.
Phoenix 2020 Episodes 13 &14 (Wed); Episodes 15 &16 (Thur)
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: Se-hoon is elated at news of Ji-eun’s pregnancy. They get ready to register their marriage. Upon finding out Ji-eun’s condition, her mother in fury slaps Se-hoon. Ji-eun tells her mom she’s severing her ties with her. Ji-eun’s father approves of her marriage under certain conditions. Conflict with Se-hoon only deepens for the couple as Se-hoon is unwilling to accept these conditions.
Thursday, 7:45p.m: Se-hoon and Ji-eun’s discord only deepens as Ji-eun’s family get involved. But Se-hoon finally agree to work for Ji-eun’s father. Se-hoon is entrusted with the company’s slush fund. Se-hoon’s dissatisfaction grows learning about the business practice and he blows up when he learns his name is being used.
W Episodes 1 (Fri); Episodes 2 (Sat)
Friday, 7:45 p.m: W centers on the life of characters who live between two parallel worlds. One, the real world and the other inside a webtoon. A famous Olympic medalist in shooting, Kang Chul gets mingled in a murder case of his family and is chased after. The pursuit of culprit and love ensues in two world for Kang Chul and Yeon-joo.
Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Learning Sung-moo has returned, Yeon-joo heads to see him in an effort to find out what she experienced was indeed real. But Sung-mu’s cold demeanor makes her shut down, unable to ask any questions. Sung-mu starts to draw again to chase Kang Chul down. An unexplainable event happens as Yeon-joo pains over Kang Chul’s stare.
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.