K-DRAMA: Ru Ri to confront Ae Ri; Jung-min confronts Ah-joon

Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles.

Weekly Update

Man who sets the table Episode 37; Episode 38 (Sun)

Today, 6:40 p.m.: Kevin finds out his Korean name. Choon Ok reminisce over her lost son Eun-jo. Hearing her mother’s past, Yeon Ju feels for her mother.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: So Won and Yeon Ju get back together with the family’s blessing. Kevin refuses to accept the truth about Ae Ri pushing Tae Yang to submit his resignation. Ru Ri heads to Ae Ri’s hospital to confront her.

Taxi Driver Episodes 15 (Mon); Episode 16 (Tues)(final)

Monday, 7:45 p.m: After resolving to disband Rainbow Deluxe Taxi Service and their revenge service, Sung-cheol and Do-ki divulge everything they have done to Prosecutor Kang Ha-na. However, things take a strange turn when the real culprit behind the killing of Do-ki’s mom comes out of the woodworks.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m: Serial killer, Oh Cheol-young, was responsible for the deaths of Do ki’s mom and Sung-cheol’s parents as well as the wrongful conviction of Kim Cheol-jin, who served 20 years in prison. A final act of revenge is carried out against this man.

Phoenix 2020 Episodes 81 &82 (Wed); Episodes 83 &84 (Thur)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: Jung-min confronts Ah-joon regarding the news that Qing Group is trying to do a hostile takeover of Seorin. Chairwoman Seo moves her office into the Seorin building, making things more difficult for both Jung-min and Ji-eun. Ji-eun makes a last-ditch effort to save her relationship with Jung-min. Yeo-jin’s mother confronts Bok-ja about dating her son.

Thursday, 7:45p.m: Jung-min and Ji-eun decide to get back together. Ji-eun’s family moves back into their old house after her mother decides to marry Kang Ji-sung. Seo Eun-joo, Jung-min’s secretary, keeps scheming to break Jung-min and Ji-eun apart in order to win his affections. Unbeknownst to his family, Ji-eun’s father is still alive but suffering from memory loss.

Chip-in Episodes 1 (Fri) ; Episodes 2 (Sat)

Friday, 7:45 p.m: Don’t assume we will get his inheritance. The famous painter In Ho’s friends and family gather for his birthday. Including in the group are his mistress. They come in pretense of celebrating his birthday but they all come with their own agendas.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m: There’s presence of poison and suspicion of murder… In Ho is found dead in his room. There is no break-in from outside, which leaves the culprit within the guests at the house. Ji Hye is shocked at the death and retraces the mysterious letter that was received.


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 jeffchung@kbfd.com.


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