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K-DRAMA: Hong In-Bang tries to run away; Kyung-su is attacked

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

Weekly Update

Root of the Throne
Episode 17 &18 (Sunday)

Sunday, 6:40 p.m.: Juk-ryong decides to side with Hong In-bang, and Yeon-hee convinces Cho Young to stand with Yi Sung-Gye. Hong In-Bang tries to run away by boat, but is captured when Dae-Geun betrays him. Gil Tae-mi tries to leave Gaegyung, but Yi Bang-ji finds him first.

Sunday, 7:50 p.m.: Yi Ban-ji and Gil Tae-mi have a showdown in the middle of a busy street. Gil Sun-mi witnesses his brother’s last moments. Hong In-bang and Gil Tae-mi’s remnants are arrested. But Boon-Yi is surprised to see Dae-geun alive. Juk-ryong makes a deal with General Choi Young and hands him the secret ledger.

Fan Letter Please (4 part special)
Part 1 (Monday) Part 2 (Tuesday)

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Superstar Kang Hee faces critical point in her career when rumor circulates she discards all her fan letters. While stressing over her predicament, she runs into her first love Jung Suk by chance. She as a superstar and he as a single dad with a sick child, who happens to be her biggest fan.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Kang Hee learns everything started with Jung Suk’s fake correspondences. She decides to tell a white lie to protect Jung Suk and Yuna. But she’s not to be left alone as others scheme yet again to frame her.

Good Supper
Episodes 97&98 (Wednesday) Episode 99 &100 (Thursday)

Wednesday, 7:50 p.m.: Kyung-su is attacked while trying to rescue Young-shin from the kidnappers. Sook-jung prays for Kyung-su asking for forgiveness. Jong-woo confesses the truth to Jong-kwon about Young-shin. He realizes that he misunderstood Young-shin and asks for forgiveness. Young-shin looks at Jong-kwon with loving eyes as she knows he’s her father.

Thursday, 7:50 p.m.: Kyung-su wakes up but he suffers from amnesia. Sook-jung tells Kyung-su Young-shin is a caregiver. She tells Young-shin to move out Kyung-su’s life, that Young-shin should repay his kindness by leaving him. Sook-jung convinces Jong-kwon and takes Kyung-su to his house.

Episodes 83 (Friday); Episodes 84 (Saturday)

Friday, 7:50 p.m.: Damdeok wants to go and rescue Damju personally, but is dissuaded and instead sends Cheongun to Houyan. Ko Un sees Seol Ji and Danbi after they meet with Damju. Yiryeong objects to Damdeok sending Cheongun without having consulted the court and Feng Ba uses this opportunity to try to eliminate Damdeok.

Saturday, 7:50 p.m.: Feng Ba and Houyan troops attack and shoot arrows at Damdeok. When Damdeok falls, they celebrate and congratulate Yiryeong saying that he will become the new king of Goguryeo. But Damdeok gets up and chases after Feng Ba and the Houyan troops. In the meantime, Cheongun soldiers try to rescue Damju from Houyan.


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 808-521-8066 or
Source: The Garden Island

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