Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles:
“Father I Will Take Care of You” Episodes 17 and 18 (Sun.)
Today, 6:40 p.m.: Hyunwoo sees Jungeun at the theater and rushes to her. She feigns she’s okay but ends up shedding tears. Hyunwoo is perplexed at seeing her this way. What he says next takes Jungeun by surprise and they leave the theater.
Today, 7:45 p.m.: Jungeun sets out three bowls of rice on the dinner table. Hyunwoo sees his bowl and starts to cry. Jungeun is caught by surprise when Hyunwoo embraces her. Jungeun holds him tight as he continues to sob.
“Lovers of the Red Sky” Episode 3 (Wed.); Episode 4 (Thur.)
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Ha Ram’s sudden disappearance causes a panic all over town and Yang-myeong is given a royal decree to search for him. Prince Joo-hyang picks up on the aura of the God of Death and goes in pursuit . Meanwhile, Cheon-ki rescues Ha Ram after he falls from the sky and spends the night with him.
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Yang-myeong falls in love with Cheon-ki at first sight at the mountain house while Ha Ram is both stunned and pleased that she is the girl from the peach orchard. Meanwhile, Cheon-ki visits Maejukhun to submit a list of names for the art competition Yang-myeong is hosting and they have an interesting encounter.
“Secrets and Lies” Episodes 17 and 18 (Wed.); Episodes 19 and 20 (Thur.)
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Upset over him exposing Ju-won’s personal life, she fires Jae-bin. Ju-won and Woo-jung visit Chairman Oh’s villa in Yangsuri. Hwa-kyung hands over a brooch to Ju-won. A brooch lost by Ju-won has potential to expose Ju-won and Myung-jun’s relationship. Yangsuri Villa is under tense atmosphere. At Yangsuri, Woo-chul disappears while Jae-hee is preoccupied.
Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Hwa-kyung tries to bring light to Yangsuri incident using Jae-bin. Myung-jun tries to face it head on and calls Yeon-hee and Ju-won together. Yeon-hee dumps on Chairman Oh saying she can’t handle it anymore. Chang-soo can’t shake the feeling of knowing a middle-aged customer. Hwa-kyung pressures Myung-jun over Yangsuri incident but he doesn’t bat an eye. Yeon-hee discovers a secret in a video in a laptop.
“My Lilac” (one-part drama special)
Friday, 7:55 p.m.: Ra Ilrak is an impersonator of a famous singer at a club. He had his fame at one time but now turned to a taxi driver to make a living. He’s an easy going person so he makes do with what he has and is happy until he meets his daughter’s fiancé. His fiancé mistakes him for the real singer Lilac and the father and daughter charade begins.
“The Reasons Why I Can’t Tell You” (one-part drama special)
Saturday, 7:55 p.m.: Jihu is an introverted guy who’s not used to expressing his honest feelings. He runs into his first love from college who he never had the courage to profess his feelings to. His personality keeps him from getting close to her the second time around, but she reminds him of their youthful days, taking him back.
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.