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K-DRAMA: Jung Do-jun is nervous; Jung Suk is shocked

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 19 &20 (Sunday)

Sunday, 6:40 p.m.: With Hong In-bang and Gil Tae-mi gone, General Choi Young becomes the central figure in the court. Jung Do-jun is nervous about the shift in power.

Sunday, 7:50 p.m.: Choi Young wants to attack Liadong against everyone’s opposition. Yi Seong-gye tells him he shouldn’t start a war, putting people in danger. Jung Do-jun decides to overthrow the Goryeo Dynasty and advises Yi Seong-gye how to prevent a bloodbath.

Fanletter Please
4 part special
Part 3 (Monday); Part 4 (Tuesday)

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Jung Suk discover Kang Hee is traumatized by fan letters. He prepares a small present for her. But much needed peace and happiness is shattered when an article breaks out that Kang Hee was a school bully.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Kang Hee learns Jung Suk’s true feeling and she decides to overcome the past scars together. Jung Suk is shocked to hear that Yuna has disappeared.

Good Supper
Episodes 101 &102 (Wednesday); Episode 103 &104 (Thursday)

Wednesday, 7:50 p.m.: Kyung-su asks Young-shin to date him. She replies she’s not interested in relationships and that there was a love of her life that didn’t work out. Kyung-su is envious of that man, not realizing she’s referring to him. Kyung-su still visits the restaurant where he feels at peace regardless of Young-shin’s refusal. Kyung-su asks Min-kyung about his accident and learns that he got hurt trying to rescue Young-shin.

Thursday, 7:50 p.m.: Kyung-su asks Young-shin to eat together every day. He takes her to Da-jung’s and Se-jin invites him in. Sook-jung tells Kyung-su to go on a blind date. He refuses to oblige and tells all that he’s in love with Young-shin .

Episodes 85 (Friday); Episodes 86 (Saturday)

Friday, 7:50 p.m.: Cheongun soldiers to escape from Houyan with Damju and Huwang in tow. Damju tries to save Huang from Feng Ba and his troops but is shot and killed by an arrow. An enraged Damdeok declares war on Houyan, and Hoyan forms an alliance with Beiwei.

Saturday, 7:50 p.m.: Damdeok and Goguryeo forces set out to conquer Houyan. Damdeok uses the enormous supply of discovered armor to get Beiwei and Houyan to fight each other. As Houyan forces are losing, Ko Un suggests a special strategy to Murong Xi. When Houyan troops who were disguised as citizens attack, Damdeok is caught in a bind.


Jeff Chung is general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles. This column offers synopses of the dramas playing throughout Hawai‘i. Chung can be reached at 808-521-8066 or
Source: The Garden Island

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