Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles:
“Man Who Sets the Table” Episodes 15 and 16 (Sun.)
Today, 6:40 p.m.: Jung Do discovers Sun Young probing into Hwa Young’s past. Ae Ri and her gang try to sabotage Ru Ri and Tae Yang’s recipe. Choon Ok overhears Young Hye and Shin Mo talking about Han Gyul.
Today, 7:45 p.m.: Kevin intuitively recognized that Hwa Young had a child. Choon Ok gives So Won ultimatum to choose between Yeon Joo or Han Gyul. Ru Ri is accused of plagiarizing Tae Yang’s plan.
“Penthouse #2” Episode 7 (Mon.); Episode 8 (Tues.)
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Ro-na’s funeral is a lonely one, attended only by her mom. Yoon-cheol and Seo-jin take drastic measures to protect Eunbyul with a procedure to erase her recent memories but she risks losing all of her memories. Meanwhile, Logan urges Yoon-hee to find Na Ae-gyo.
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Eun-byul begins to question the events that unfolded on the night of the festival. Police arrive at her door to question Eunbyul as the prime suspect. Meanwhile, Yoon-cheol tells Yoon-hee that he’s falling for Seo-jin again and asks to split up.
“Phoenix 2020” Episodes 33 and 34 (Wed.); Episodes 35 and 36 (Thur.)
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Ji-eun is flustered that Se-hoon was the one who rescued her and Jung-min can’t stand that it was him. Meanwhile, Mi-ran is elated when she finds she can move her toes. Mi-ran keeps it a secret from Se-hoon that an electrical shock gave her feelings back in her legs while Jung-min is determined to win Ji-eun over. Meanwhile, Ji-eun calls Jung-min and Se-hoon for a surprise announcement.
Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: The conflict between Jung-min and Se-hoon deepen as the three of them have to work in the same company. Meanwhile, Mi-ran starts physical training to start walking again and Se-hoon asks Ji-eun about her relationship with Jung-min. Jung-min’s kindness to Ji-eun is making her fall for him. Meanwhile, as strength returns to her legs, Mi-ran begins to practice walking in her home but she doesn’t realize that Se-hoon is about to see her…
Episode 11 (Fri.); Episode 12 (Sat.)
Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Yeon Joo returns to real life and finds faceless Sung Moo. She finds out from Soo-bong that the story was rewritten by the culprit. With much apprehension, Yeon-joo grabs the tablet and draws away to save Kang Chul. Yeon-joo is drawn back into the webtoon world, realizing anyone can call her back into the webtoon.
Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: As Kang Chul realizes he is a character in a webtoon, the portal opens up to the real world. Kang Chul assesses the situation at Sung-moo’s office and starts conversing with the culprit. The culprit threatens him saying Kang Chul will cease to exist when he is no longer a main character in the webtoon. Kang Chul asks Yeon-joo to draw and finds a way to return to the webtoon.
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 email@example.com.