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 23 and 24 (Sun.)
Today, 6:40 p.m.: Donghui overhears Jungae worrying about Seongjoon. Changsoo’s discouraged demeanor starts to get noticed by Heesook. Hyunwoo questions Seongjoon about his childhood before he was adopted.
Today, 7:45 p.m.: Mijoo gets furious when Seongjoon tells her the screenwriter he had chosen was Donghui. Seongjoon asks Hyunwoo who Sangwoo is. Hyunwoo tells him Sangwoo is his brother. Gwiboon runs into Gwangjin.
“Lovers of the Red Sky” Episode 7 (Mon.); Episode 8 (Tue.)
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Cheon-ki won the competition but failed to secure her father’s medicine. Yang-myeong gifts her the medicine as promised and asks her to join the Painting Bureau. Cheon-ki visits Ha Ram, her savior and her father’s savior, and tells him that she’ll respect his desire not to be recognized.
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: It is Cheon-ki’s first day at the Painting Bureau, where she is commissioned with a top secret task of great importance. She sees the fire-damaged royal portrait that her father painted. Ha Ram, who also saw it, suddenly goes into a painful convulsion.
“Secrets and Lies” Episodes 29 and 30 (Wed.); Episodes 31 and 32 (Thur.)
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Hwa-kyung sees the DNA test results. Myung-jun asks her to keep the secret. Yeon-hee gets furious finding out the results. Myung-jun sees Chairman Oh’s collapse as his chance.
Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Kwon warns Myung-jun not to go against the dragon. Chairman Oh instructs Kwon to look into Jang Hyun-sook. Woo-jung goes to see her real father. Yong-shim realizes Jang Hyun-sook’s identity and asks Chang-soo why she showed up after 30 years. Hwa-kyung looks into how the DNA test was switched.
“One the Woman” Episode 3 (Fri.); Episode 4 (Sat.)
Friday, 7:55 p.m.: After the fiasco at the church, Sung-hye takes advantage of the negative rumors about Mi-na to call a shareholders’ meeting together for Yumin to question her fitness as a successor. Meanwhile, Seung-wook makes up his mind to use Yeon-ju after learning she’s not really Mi-na.
Saturday, 7:55 p.m.: After learning that she’s actually a gangster, Yeon-ju is resolved to hide her identity. Meanwhile, she’s at the prosecutors’ office under suspicion of drug use. She finds that she’s smart, quick on her toes, knows the law, and is familiar with the prosecutors’ office.
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.