K-Drama weekly update: 09-27-19

  • Jeff Chung

After the Rain (KBS Drama Special)

Episode 1 &2 (Sun)


Sunday, 6:45 p.m.: This is a story of Daljae and Bonggil, a father and son duo, who own a small restaurant that sells naengmyeon (cold buckwheat noodles). Daljae has been making naengmyeon for almost 70 years. Bonggil has worked his entire life making the noodles, but not to his father’s satisfaction. One day, a mysterious woman named Youngran falls into Bonggil’s life. Sunday, 7:45 p.m.: Bonggil vows to protect Youngran from whatever it is she’s running from. Daljae leads a protest against the rebuilding of their town. Soojin tries to convince Bonggil and his restaurant to appear on her cooking show. Bonggil receives devastating news.

Hide and Seek

Episodes 41 &42 (Mon); 43 &44 (Tues)

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Chae Rin is thrown into confusion after finding out that her birth mother is still alive. Eun Hyuk anticipates Chae Rin’s devastation after knowing the shocking truth. Miss Kim finally shows her true colors. Jae Sang uses Soo Ah to make Chae Rin the new owner of Makepacific. Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Soo Ah surrenders the management rights of Makepacific to Jae Sang. Mrs. Na goes down to her knees before Chae Rin, begging her to save the company.

Secret Boutique

Episodes 1 (Wed); 2 (Thur)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: This is a story about those who are obsessed with fulfilling their desires of the form of success that our society idealizes. Desires like money, power, and social class. In the past, Jenny Jang was poor and worked as a housemaid for a conglomerate family. With hard work and due diligence, Jenny becomes the owner of a boutique and also begins work as a lobbyist. Jenny becomes involved in an international city development project. Thursday, 7:45 p.m: Hyun Ji looks around desperately to find information about her mother who is missing. A video of a mysterious yacht accident is sent to Mayor Do. Meanwhile, Jenny proposes a dangerous deal regarding the future of Deo Group.

My Mom


Episode 11 (Fri); Episode 12 (Sat)

Friday, 7:45 p.m: Min-ji’s family house is turned upside down after they find out she dropped out of the medical school. Jeong-ae is devastated when Min-ji tells her that she only applied to a medical school due to Jeong-ae’s promise that she can do whatever she wants once she gets in. Il-nam suffers a heart attack. Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Se-ryung packs up and leaves the house. Young-jae throws a punch aimed at Dae-ryong, but in the end, Min-ji is left as the victim of the violence.

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