Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles:
Saehae bok mani badeuseyo Happy New Year!
“Father I Will Take Care Of You” Episodes 45 and 46 (Sun.)
Today, 6:40 p.m.: After many pursuits and chases, Donghui and Seongjun meet again. Gwangjin and the guards goes out in search of Donghui, and Donghui reappears saying she was at the bathroom. Seongjun is followed by a guard as he leaves the building.
Today, 7:45 p.m.: Seongjun moves for Donghui’s sake. Donghui pledges to repay this gratitude. Donghui and Seongjun laugh as they discuss Donghui being the heiress. Seongjun tells her to give him a little time to get everything back for her.
“Now, We Are Breaking Up” Episode 8 (Mon.); Episode 9 (Tues.)
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Hills is doing store renewals but Sono and other domestic brands that are no longer competitive are being cut. Young-eun does everything in her power to get the renewal but to no avail. Meanwhile, Mi-sook is trying desperately to reach Young-eun without success and finds herself in peril.
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Ha Taek-su’s retirement ceremony is looming and Jung-ja urges Young-eun to get married quickly. Taek-su offers Jae-kuk a gig as the photographer at the retirement ceremony to thank him for his help. Meanwhile, Min Hye-ok invites Young-eun over to the house but when she gets there, she learns the real reason for the invitation.
“Secrets and Lies” Episodes 73 and 74 (Wed.); Episodes 75 and 76 (Thur.)
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: With everyone present, Ju-won lunges at Hwa-kyung saying she pushed her in the staircase. Hwa-kyung steadfastly denies she pushed Ju-won. Myung-jun questions Hwa-kyung whether she actually did push Ju-won. Jae-min begs Hwa-kyung to give up and that he’ll protect her no matter what. He also warns her not to bring harm to Woo-chul or he won’t stand for it.
Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Jae-bin threatens Woo-chul not to speak about the wedding day. Woo-jung asks Woo-chul who forced him to keep quiet. Do-bin tries to find other witness. Myung-jun plods Ju-won to remember her past.
“Our Beloved Summer” Episode 3 (Fri.); Episode 4 (Sat.)
Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Ji-woong proposes shooting a new documentary to Woong and Yeon-su and they flat out refuse. But fate has its own way as they keep running into each other in their neighborhood. Watching the first documentary bring back their schooldays.
Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Woong and Yeon-su start filming again. And it’s not an easy feat as expected. Their memories of their past are different to say the least. Woong can’t help but think back to how he felt about Yeon-su.
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.