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K DRAMA: Hyun-jong becomes coach; Jin-sung goes to volunteer

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 41;
Episode 42 (Sun)

Today, 6:40 p.m.: So Won gets enraged at Soo Ji for showing up and Soo Ji in turn demands money. Chun Ok arranged for Shin Mo, Young Hye , Sae Joon and Teresa to meet. Tae Yang and Ru Ri tries to bring light to truth through Mr. Kim but Park is one step ahead of them.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Yeon Joo won’t stand for So Won being blackmailed by Soo Ji. Young Hye and her boss enjoy a night out where she runs into Shin-mo as he is also accompanied by a female guest. That incident works as reality check for the two.

Racket Boys
Episodes 2 (Mon);
Episode 3(Tues)

Monday, 7:45 p.m: Hae-kang, whose dream is to play baseball, is irate with it. Meanwhile, Hyun-jong becomes the badminton coach at Haenam Middle and Hae-kang is lured into a game of badminton on a bet. Hae-kang can’t shake off wanting to play baseball regardless.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m: The only reason Hae-kang joined the Racket Boys is to win in a singles competition and get wifi installed at home. Meanwhile, Hyun-jong hears of rumors that White Wolf, a legendary coach, is coming back to take his job and has him all in a panic.

Phoenix 2020
Episodes 85 &86 (Wed); Episodes 87 &88 (Thur)

Wednesday, 7: 45 p.m: Jung-min and Ji-eun get back together and make plans to visit his late father’s final place of rest together. However, Eun-joo uses her sick son to prevent Jung-min from accompanying Ji-eun. Ji-eun and Eun-joo have a confrontation in Jung-min’s presence and Ji-eun asks Eun-joo if she likes Jung-min romantically. Eun-joo denies it but then continues to use her ill son to get closer to Jung-min.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m: Jung-min’s aunt takes a photo of Ah-joon and Ji-eun hugging and sends it to Jung-min. Jin-sung goes to volunteer at a sanatorium and meets Ji-eun’s father who has been presumed to be dead. Ah-joon finally tells Jung-min that he blames him for Alley’s death. Hyun-sook and Jin-sung drop by the sanatorium to drop off some fruit as a gift, only to find a huge surprise.

Episodes 5 (Fri);
Episodes 6 (Sat)

Friday, 7:45 p.m: Bring the evidence. Bit Na believes the secret lies with the letter’s sender and pursues trying to find that person. She gets suspicious of Sul Young and tries to find evidence against him.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Maybe it’s a ruse planned by my father. The more Bit Na find out about her father, more confused she gets. Meanwhile, Hae Joon finds something unexpected in Ms. Park’s room.


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
Source: The Garden Island

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