Uncontrollably Fond Episode 20 Recap – FINALE-



Joon Young (Kim Woo Bin) brings No Eul (Bae Suzy) to the hospital. He tells that doctor that she wanted to die so to do their best to kill her. He leaves the emergency area and the nurse comes out with her phone that’s ringing. He answers it, but it’s spam. He starts to go throw the camera roll and watches a video the No Eul shot of herself. It was a little interview and in it, she says that she’s good at waiting but the one thing she fears is waking up to find that Joon Young is no longer alive. No Eul breaks down crying in the video which pulls tears from Joon Young. No Eul wakes up to find Jon young stroking her cheek. He tells her that she has acute pancreatitis and the doctor promises to kill her next time.

No Eul and Jon Young are walking back when Joon Young  gives No Eul his scarf and jacket. When he tries to get her on his back she just keeps walking. He yells to the heavens to let him live because he doesn’t want to die. This draws No Eul’s attentions as she turns to look at him. He complains about never being a good son to his mother and having so much he wants to do for her. He complains that he finally has a chance to be happy with Eul and he doesn’t want to give that up. With tears streaming down his face, he admits that he’s scared. No Eul runs over and hugs him. She apologises for it all being her fault.

Ji Tae (Lim Ju Hwan) is in the hospital when he watches the news and finds out about the video that leaked proving his father covered up a hit-and-run case years prior. Everyone is shocked at who was involved. There is a petition calling for a retrial and Hyun Joon (Yu Oh Seong) has agreed to make a public appearance, to tell the truth. Eun Soo (Jung Sung Kyung) is at home watching the news feed.

Hyun Joon arrives at the police station and is bombarded with questions about what came out in the video. All he tells the crowd is that he will be honest during the investigation.

Jung Sik (Choi Moo Sung) finishes watching the video when Deuk comes and starts asking if Young Ok (Jin Kyung) was Hyun Joon’s mistress if Joon Young is Hyun Jon’s son. Jung Sik hits Deuk with a tray and asks where Young Ok was.

Jung Sik goes to see Young Ok who is washing dishes. He tells her that Hyun Joon’s secretary did an interview telling the press that Hyun Joon told him to put up the video himself. He tells her that Hyun Joon isn’t such a bad guy after all.

Hyun Joon admits to everything to the police. How he blackmailed the prosecutor and switched out evidence and the guilty party.

Jung Eun (Lim Ju Eun) is getting ready to leave while on the phone with her father. She reminds him that she’s only ever followed what he told her to do. She yells at him reminding him that he was supposed to take care of everything and she was supposed to forget. Two police officers come up to Jung Eun and she’s under arrest.

Eul tells Jik (Lee Seo Won) to stop drying. Jik wonders if their father can rest in peace now. Eul steps out and Jon Young asks why she gave the video to Hyun Joon. She tries to lie but finally she tells him that she was satisfied knowing who killed her father. He starts going on that if she lets people act the way they do they will just walk all over her. She reminds him that Hyun Joon didn’t cover it up, but instead brought it to light and is getting his due punishment. She tells him that that’s the world she believes in. Just then they get a delivery and it’s a dog house. She tells him that it’s Pororo’s house and they should bring him there because she’s more reliable that Kook Young (Jung Soo Kyo). When they’re painting the dog house they get into a little paint fight and Joon Young’s voice over tells us that he and Eul talked about the life she lived while he wasn’t around and how once she fell asleep, Hyun Joon called and told him that he was proud t be his father.

Eun Soo tears up the paperwork the attorney Jang brought. She’s mad but Jang tells her that Hyun Joon has refused to use a lawyer. Eun Soo inquires as to what he means and Hyun Joon chimes in advising her of the same thing. Hyun Joon tells Eun Soo that Jang did nothing wrong as it was his decision. He tells her that he’s not going to use any legal representation or even appeal the decision. Hyun Joon tells Eun Soo that Ji Tae was right, they had become monsters somewhere along the way and they need to stop it. Eun Soo starts to freak out and ask if he knows the Hell she went through to get him to where he is today. Ji Tae comes in and tries to stop her from talking.  She reminds him that they were once so poor that he was forced to let his mother die. She reminds him that he wanted power so nothing of his would be taken away from him again. She tells him that to get that amount of power you have to give the same amount of sacrifice and pain. She looks straight a Ji Tae and tells him that it’s just like how she arranged for her own son to be hit by a car to protect Hyun Joon. She tells him that he can go back to rock bottom if he wants. Ji Tae tells his father that he doesn’t have to stay with his mother and can break his promise. In the middle of how Ji Tae will take responsibility Hyun Joon cuts him off and tells him that she’s his wife and mother of his children and he will stay with her no matter hw hellish it becomes.

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Ha Ru (Ryu Woh) goes to Jik’s workplace and complains that he’s not working. He touches her shoulder and they come face to face. They go for a walk and Ha Ru asks if it’s been difficult because he has a pimple. He mentions she has one on her cheek as well. She kisses him on the forehead and inquires if he found it disgusting but he admits instead that it made his head beat fast. She tells him that she knows that he lied about being gay since he knew who her father was and then asks for his number. He asks if they didn’t break up and she tells him that she’s not going  to call him or text him but in the future if she can’t find a better man than him she’ll call. He gives her his number and tells her that he’ll answer the call and they part ways.

Eul is on the phone with an English company when Ji Tae come. She trying to tell them she didn’t receive a blender but Ji Tae asks for the phone. He tells the operator about the order and when he hands up he just tells him that the product was returned and they shipped it out again. He adds on that they sent an email. She admits that all English emails look like spam to her. He asks about Jon Young and when Eul hesitates he asks if he’s not home. She tells him that’s not the case and Joon Young comes out telling her that he’s going for a walk. Ji Tae is surprised that JoonYoung didn’t recognise him. No Eul tells him that he’s been like that for about a week and most days he’s so confused that she pretended to be a woman working there.

Ji Tae follows Joon Young and when he turns around Joon Young asks if he knows him. Ji Tae admits that he knows him very well. Ji Tae describes Joon Young’s horrible attitude but strong moral code. He tells him that even though he had very little tact what he said was always true and right. Joon Young asks if they were close but Ji Tae tells him no. He admits that he hated him but that’s why he wants their paths to cross again so that he can love him and cherish him like a proper big brother.

Jung Sik comes into the back and grabs Young Ok’s hand and puts a ring on it. HE sits down and helps her clean. She asks what it is and at first he says he found it and then admits he bought it. She tells him to give it to his lover and he admits that she is his lover. He tells her that he likes her and she thinks he’s crazy. He admits that he is more level headed than ever. She tells him to leave before she pours dishwater on him. He puts the ring on her finger before leaving. She throws soap water and tells him that her son is dying and he can’t do this to her now. He tells her that Joon Young asks him to take care of her, so he tells her to show off the ring to ease his mind. He tells her that she should go see him before it’s too late.

Jung Eun tells Ji Tae that the trial won’t go as planned and she’ll crush all of them then she out. She asks why he’s not talking like he normally did. He asks her that if he told her that she nearly won him over once and that he thought it might be fun to be her girlfriend if she would believe him. We get to see a scene of Ji Tae and Jung Eun in high school where she was hired to get him into an English ivy league school. He tells her that he’s certain that she could get out of doing time, but he tells her not to. He tells her that if she does time he’ll wait for her to see if there is still hope for her as a human. He tells her he’ll visit again but she tells him not to dare come back.

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Young Ok goes to the house and Joon Young greets her. He asks who she is and when she asks where Eul is he assumes she there for her. He invites her in and when she asks when Eul will return he admits he doesn’t know. She was making him spicy beef stew but messed up. Young Ok goes into the kitchen to make him a stew. Eul returns and sees her there. She goes to the balcony rather than going in right away.

Joon Young is closing the glass doors when Young Ok finishes. She asks him to test the stew and he loves it. She watches sadly as he tucks into the food. He mentions that it tastes exactly like the food his mother use to make and then he suddenly stops. His brain clicks on and he starts to cry. He looks up and apologises to his mother for not remembering her. No Eul leaves them be, while eating chips.

Joon Young comes out and they start to talk. He tells her that she looks pretty. She goes down the run down of who gave her what. She tells him that Jung Sik proposed to her and he congratulates her. He tells him that now she’ll have children who are better than him but she disagrees. He simply asks his mother to not think that he didn’t try hard. She tells him that she’ll keep her doors open and he can always come see her. She promises to always think of him and thanks him for being her son. He tells her that it’s been an honour of having him as his mother and the two cry together. (Just like I’m doing. Seriously the feels. This is hitting way too close to my father’s death anniversary to not pull on the emotions I felt last year while I had the same conversation with my father.)

Ji Tae  comments on the results of the audit and admits that he and Eun Soo will be stepping down and taking responsibility. They will still remain major shareholder and owners but management will be seen too by someone else. Hyun Joon stops in and smiles at his son before leaving. Hyun Joon’s secretary comes and tells him that there will soon be a warrant for his arrest. This doesn’t phase him and he tells him to find a restaurant nearby that makes good spicy beef stew.

Eul is taking selfies when Joon Young comes in and teases her. She tells him the Jik misses her and asks for a few selfies. He grabs her phone and mentions that they don’t have any pictures together. She asks if he wants to take some. She jokes about her being too pretty and him about being handsome. They take a bunch of pictures together.

A little while later Eul tells him he looks tired and tells him to rest. They talk a little until he falls asleep. Eul tells him that he can rest and not worry about anything. Everyone is there for him so he can get plenty of rest. With tears in her eyes, she tells him that she’ll see him the following day. We see that everyday Eul preps herself for waking up to find Joon Young no longer in this world.

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The season change and Man Ok (Jang Hee Ryung) and Kook Young are outside. Kook Young is smiling because of the buds on the tree. Na Ri (Kim Min Young) calls him and asks what colour he prefers. He mentions that he likes her. Na Ri mentions that something and she has to have dinner with him too. Man Ok asks who the wench is and Kook Young tell her that Na Ri is a proper lady. Namgoog (Park So Young) calls to them and tells him that he found something.

They connect the camcorder to the tv and watch Joon Young’s tape talking about his illness and his worry that people will think he was miserable. He assures them that he was happy. He mentions that at the time of recording his doctor tells him he has 3 months left to live and he wonders if the’s still alive when they find the video. He also wonders what type of life Eul is living now he’s gone.

Eul is berating her manager for taken her footage. He tells her that it’s 3 billion won and he hands it to her. She says she’ll take it as a fee and asks for him to take it. He mentions that he got a car and that’s all he needs. She asks if they got it and points out the hidden camera. She thanks him for confessing and leaves. Eul is waiting for the bus and looks at a picture of Joon Young at the bus stop. She tells it that she worked hard and kisses it. She tells him that she’ll see him tomorrow.  She smiles at the poster warmly.

Uncontrollably Fond Episode 19 Recap
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Joon Young (Kim Woo Bin) is sitting in his living room watching the news report of his diagnosis. Kook Young (Jung Soo Kyo) comes in  and turns off the TV. Jon Young reveals he didn’t know he was loved so much and he tells Kook Young to take care of Pororo. Kok Young tells him that he’s not dying tomorrow, but Joon Young reminds him that he’s dying soon. Kook Young is suddenly overwhelmed. He makes an excuse to get out of the room and that apologises to Joon Young for calling him an asshole as he didn’t know about his condition.

Kook Young goes outside to find Man Ok (Jang Hee Ryung) and Namgoog (Park Soo Young) crying. Man Ok accusing him of crying and he tells them he hasn’t been. Namgoog tells them to no go in if they plan on crying in front of Joung Young. Nomgoog heads inside and Kook Young explodes about it not being fair that he has to deal with a life-threatening disease. Namgoog chastises him for bringing it up after he just calmed down.

No Eul (Bae Suzy) calls him to meet and he goes. Once there he is transported back to his college days. A little girl comes over and asks if he’s Shin Joo Young and tells him that he’s a celebrity. He tells her he’s not and send her off to play. He notices No Eul and remembers the incident in the cafeteria. He goes over and praises her. He uses her as his pillow and the little kids come back. No Eul assure them that it’s not Joon Young the top star. They leave and she looks down fondly at him.

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Hyun Joon (Yu Oh Seong) is staring blankly at the article about Joon Young when a secretary comes in and tells him that Ji Tae (Lim Ju Hwan) was moved out of the ICU as he has stabilised.

Ha Ru (Ryu Woh) is struggling to stop her tears for her brother. Eun Soo (Jung Sun Kyung) reminds her that he’s not in critical condition and will wake up soon. Ha Ru finds that it doesn’t make sense that he wasn’t following the traffic laws because he always did. Hyun Joon comes in and asks to be alone with Ji Tae. Eun Soo brings Ha Ru out of the room even though Ha Ru protests vocally about leaving her brother. Hyun Joon remembers the last conversation he had with Ji Tae as he looks down at his son. Ji Tae had revealed that at one point he really loved him even if they didn’t share a drop of blood. He admits doing things that he knew was wrong just to make them happy for fear of him leaving his mother. He blamed himself for how his parents turned out and he asked his father to stay by Eun So’s side while casting him out since he’s the one who when against him. Eun Soo’s phone rings and Hyun Joon picks it up without saying a word. Secretary Kim tells her about the dashcams of the other cars that recorded the chase and the accident. She asks what to do and Hyun Joon is appalled at what his wife did. Eun Woon comes back in and he passes the phone to her. Eun Soo confirms that she’s the one who stopped Ji Tae in order to protect him.

Joon Young wakes up and No Eul doesn’t know when his memory is. She teases like she did in college. He tells her to put up the footage of Jung Eun (Lim Ju Eun) and him on the TV. He wants her to live on happily since he’ll be gone first. He tells her that that’s what he wanted to tell her. She reminds him that she’s the one who called and the one who wanted to tell him something. She tells him that it’s not his fault about what happened to her it’s just happened that way. He starts to cry as does she.

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Jung Sik (Choi Moo Sung) is tapping up the post-its left for Joon Young. Jon Young picks up one from a foreigner and chastises the grammar. He teases his uncle about the grammar in the letter and Jung Sik tries to hold in the tears. He asks where his mother is and finds out she’s in the kitchen.

He goes in and Young Ok (Jin Kyung) is peeling onions in the kitchen. Joon Young looks at his mother sadly. He goes ver and talks to her and finally removes the goggles. She chastises Deuk about still crying leaving Joon Young alone and feeling sad about hurting his mother. She cries and Jung Sik tells her to stop because of the customers. She leaves to be alone and Joon Young cries in the back store alone. (This is why he didn’t want to tell people.)

No Eul is walking home while remembering Joon Young telling her that she should make a world that she’s proud in and not to waste time. She arrives home and Sung Ho’s assistant wants to take her to see him. She tells him that he’ll take her whether she likes it or not. Hyun Joon arrives just then and apologises for being late for their plan.

No Eul sits across from Hyun Joon in his office. She tells him about Jung Eun’s confession and hands Joon Hyun the USB. She tells him to look it over and return it before the airing of it in 2 days time. She warns him that it’s her only copy and to not alter it in any way. She walks away.

Ji Tae wakes up and Eun Soo asks if he came to his senses. He calls to Gyo Chul, his secretary, and asks about Joon Young. He is told about the charges being dropped once everyone found out about his illness. He ignores his mother and continues to ask about Joon Young’s well-being.

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Joon Young arrives home to find No Eul on his couch. He calls to her and she tells him about her issues and asks to stay there for a little while until people stop looking for her. He hears her mutter that she wants to go on a vacation too and he throws his keys at her. He asks if she’s willing to drive because he never fulfilled his promise to her.

Hyun Joon is in his office looking over the footage that Eul left with him. He can’t control his emotions when Joon Young is telling Jung Eun about his dream. He pulls out a cigarette but before he can light it he receives a call from Young Ok.

They meet up and she begs him to save her son. She mentions that he must know amazing doctors who could save him. He tries to comfort her but she tells him that she raised her son to be like who he used to be. To always listen to the victim and to not turn his back on anyone. This cuts Hyun Joon deeply as he’s turned about from his values. She admits that she feels like Joon Young is being punished for their sins. She asks Hyun Joon what she should do, but like her Hyun Joon is on the verge of tears.

No Eul and Joon Young arrive at a house. Eul asks where they were and he admits that it’s a house that he built to live in with her. He tells her to stay there for a bit and then go back. She tells him since he built the house for them they should live there for 500 years. They go shopping and enjoy the normal things in life. When she helps a group of ladies with a game Joon Young gets a call from Hyun Joon. He goes to meet his father but his memories seemed to have switched and he forgets about Eul.

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Hyun Joon is changing when Eun So comes in. She asks when he arrived and he admits that it wasn’t too long ago. She asks him if he’s mad. He tells her that he has the right to be. He also mentions that since Ji Tae probably thinks that he’s behind the accident that they should leave it at that and warns her not to get caught. Hyun Joon is about to leave when he’s told that Sung Ho (Kim Byung Ok) was there.

Sung Ho gifts them ginseng for Ji Tae to eat to get better. He wants to bury the hatchet and recommends Hyun Joon for the promotion again. He also suggests a meeting between a nephew and Ha Ru. Eun Soo accepts but Hyun Joon remains silents.

Joon Young meets with Hyun Joon who is confused by his mannerisms. After Joon Young mentions the elections he asks him when the last time they met was. Joon Young reveals it was in high school and it clicks for Hyun Joon what’s going on. Joon Young starts complimenting him and telling him how much hope he has in him. This kills Hyun Joon and he starts to cry. He gets to have a glimpse of the kinds of person Joon Young once was and how he was ruined by him. Joon Young inquires about his health but he’s told that Hyun Joon is tired. He takes his leave and while going down the stairs he gets a notification for Jung Sik’s birthday. Someone bumps into his shoulder and he’s suddenly back in the present.

No Eul is at home when the ladies come to asks her to teach then Go stop. They ask where he husband was and she tells them he’s gone out but will be back. She seems to be having bad cramps when she calls Joon Young’s phone and Kook Young answers.

Namgoog takes the phone and No Eul admits that Joon Young was too sick to film the day she went. Namgoog threatens her and Kook Young mentions that he’s too mean to her. Kook Young apologises for being busy with a birthday party for Jung Sik. Joon Young tries to act normal when everyone else is acting sombre. He tries to tease them  about the sunglasses. They ask if Young Ok wasn’t coming and Jung Sik tells them she’s busy.  Namgoog starts t berate her and Jon Yiung tells him that she’s just freaked out.

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While Joon Young tries to get everyone in the party spirit, Eul waits for him to come back to the house. When Jung Young tells his uncle to make a wish and asks if he can make a wish. He asks Jung Sik to take care of his mother after he’s gone. Jung Sik promises to take care of Young Ok so he doesn’t have to worry. Jung Yung promises to trust him and to not worry about her while he prepares to leave. Young Ok is sitting in his room crying. Kook Young hears the door bell and answers it.

Jik (Lee Seo Won) comes to see Joon Young and admits that Na Ri (Kim Min Young) is waiting outside because she can’t look at him right now. He tells him that Na Ri wants to apologise for two-timing him when they dated in the past. Joon Young pretends to be mad. Jik mentions that he used to be his hero in the past and when Joon Young mentions that past tense, Jik reveals that he finds him an ass now. He tells him that if he wants to become his hero again, he better find a way to survive because his father told him that people die because they’re lazy. Joon Young promises to try his best to survive. Jik asks where his sister is and when Joung is confused Jik mentions that he called her and she said she was with him. Jon Young is about to deny that and then suddenly remembers. He calls himself a crazy bastard.

Jung Eun goes to see Ji Tae and tells him that she’s going to the states with General Oh’s eldest son and will marry him if she can stand to be with him. She mentions that while his in the hospital that he’ll be reported for embezzling and be looked into. She doesn’t understand why be picked that path. He apologises for not stopping her from fleeing all those years ago. He tells that though she’ll get away with it, this time, she will pay asks she has lived a bad life. He asks her to leave so he can sleep.

Hyun Joon research Joon Young’s condition. But while looking out the window, he remembers that last conversation he had with the level headed Joon Young in contrast to the regressed Joon Young who had so much hope. He tries to steel himself but he recalls the video that No Eul left him. He calls Eul and asks what the real reason was that she left the USB with him. She tells him that it’s because she wanted him to see it first. He can’t believe what she left it with him becausknows knews what type of person he is. She tells him that she does know because he’s Joon Young’s father. He hands up and breaks down in tears.

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Joon Young arrives at the house and looks everywhere for No Eul he finds her on the balcony crying. He apologises and tells her that he deserves to die. He crouches and notices her fever. He asks why she didn’t call him and tell him that she was sick. She tells him that she’s fine. He wants to call an ambulance but she tells him that she doesn’t want to go to the hospital. He mentions that she’ll die if she keeps it up and she admits that she doesn’t care. He asks if she wants to die with him and she asks if she can’t. He tells her that they can die together and picks her up to care her somewhere. (That’s one way of getting him hospitalised.)

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Joon Young (Kim Woo Bin) is getting ready when he gets a call from Ji Tae (Lim Ju Hwan). He wants him that he told Jung Eun (Lim Ju Eun) everything. He tells him that he’s stopped him from becoming human trash. Joon Young tells him that he’s the only one looking out for him. Ji Tae tells him to make sure he eats 3 meals a day and to take his medication. After an awkward silence, he hangs up. Joon Young calls him back and tells him that he’s going to make Jung Eun confess to the hit-and-run. He tells him that now his chances of success have dropped to 90% due to him. He tells him that if he fails then h must keep his promise for revenge. Ji Tae asks why he’s telling him this because he could ruin his plan. He tells him that he’s the only person he could think of telling. If he wants to ruin his plan he won’t hate him for it.

After the meeting with Jung Eun, Joon Young wires his house with cameras. He checks to makes sure that everything works before called PD Joon and asks for No Eul (Bae Suzy) to come instead.

No Eul stands on the pier and looks at the video that Jon Young took. Joon Young tells Jung Eun about the accident he caused No Eul all those years back while trying to protect Hyun Joon (Yu Oh Seong). She tells him that it’s ok because people die when it’s their time regardless. He asks if that’s how she’s gotten over it after all this time. She pretends to be confused by this. He rattles off the date of the accident and all the information. He tells her that he was trying to get her to confess but he has enough evidence to get you convicted. She freaks out and reveals that her father did cover it up and she’s going to make sure her father can do it again. She realises that he played her and he confesses that he had no evidence but just got some. He tells No Eul that Jung Eun is the one who killed her father and he’s the one that stole the USB. He tells her that this was his one and only entry on his bucket list.  Jung Eun freaks out before leaving and No Eul is very whelmed.

Jung Eun comes out and finds No Eul missing.

Joon Young looks at the empty table and gets a call from Namgoog (Park Soo Young) telling him to run. Kook Young (Jung Soo Kyo) tells him there is no need. Then Namgoog tells him that he should not say anything to the police until the lawyers arrive. The police show up and arrests him under the suspicion of use of illegal substances. (Unless Korea is way backwards, I don’t think that’s how that works. You can’t arrest someone because of an article with no evidence.) He gets taken away and Jung Eun looks on helplessly.

Secretary Kang tells Ji Tae that Hyun Joon was that one who orchestrated the charges not his mother. He asks how that’s possible with no evidence. Secretary Kang tells him that that’s the power his father yields. Ji Tae can’t believe he’d do that to his own son.

Hyung Joon asks if there is any soju at home because he would love it with a nice kimchi stew. Eun Soo (Jung Sun Kyung) asks if he’s the one who is behind the Joon Young story. He brings her to bed to sit down. He tells her how Joon Young is his child that he abandoned years prior. He told his brother to chase Young Ok (Jin Kyung) away even though he knew she was having his child. He admits that he didn’t want to loose everything because of Joon Young.

Ji Tae listens to the conversation from beyond the door. (You have a lot of money, why did you cheap out on the doors.)  Jung Eun calls Ji Tae for help but he hangs up on her.

The police officer interrogates Joon Young. He starts laughing because of the hilarity of the accusation. The officer rattles off celebrities and even the ‘his’ meth dealer. (Seriously just do a blood test.) He grabs the paper and mentions that it looks like he simply wrote down what someone told him, then comments on his spelling.

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Jung Sik (Choi Moo Sung) is putting up a sign when Young Ok asks why they should lose out on a day’s paycheck. Man Ok (Jang Hee Ryung) comes out and asks to close up because all that anyone is talking about is Joon Young’s scandal.  Young Ok tells her to educate the clients and tells then that Joon Young isn’t the time to do it and tells them to throw out the sign. They go into the restaurant and Young Ok talks with the clients on how the rumours aren’t true

No Eul goes into the restaurant she used to frequent with Ji Tae. When Bong Sook (Kim Jae Hwa) sees her come in sh e send a text. Bong Sook tries to move her over to another table and then asked if something happened. When No Eul confirms then she tells her she’ll leave her alone. She about to tell No Eul about Joon Young’s scandal and No Eul asks her to not mention him. Another table mentions him and she asks them to lower the volume. A new post about Joon Young comes out and No Eul asks is there nothing else to talk about. Bong Sook tells her that he’s a big topic and should leave if she doesn’t want to hear about him. No Eu l goes to leave and Ji Tae is arriving. He tells her they need to talk.

He apologises for the shock of finding out Joon Young is Hyun Joon’s son. She is hurt that she’s the last one to find out. She asks if it’s fun toying with her. He tells her that it’s not it and Joon Young was hurting more than then. She turns to walk away when he tells her that Joon Young is being investigated by the police for drug use. He tells her that he’ll be found guilty because that’s how his father has planned it. No Eul doesn’t care and asks what he’s expecting from her. He tells her that he should have left it alone and looked the other way. Ji Tae tells her that he can’t understand why he would stack the rest of his life on finding her the truth and he doesn’t know how he can continue being a coward. He tells her that it’s ok if she hates him for the rest of her life but he asks that she lets Joon Young off the hook.

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No Eul arrives back and Na Ri (Kim Min Young) calls to her. She tells her that Jik is there and she’s told him everything. She tells her that a situation came up and she couldn’t not tell him anymore. Na Ri tells her to text her when they are done fighting it out.

No Eul goes in and Jik (Lee Seo Won) starts yelling at her about not telling him about their father’s hit-and-run and about the threats on his life. No Eul tries to tell him that she didn’t want to burden him. He accuses her of making him a fool. She tells him about everything that comes with the burden of knowing and asks him how she was supposed to do that to him and force him to live like as she did. Jik holds his sister and tells her it’s his fault.

The next day, Jik meets with Ha Ru (Ryu Woh) and tells her that he likes men. (Nam Ja in Korean) She asks about this Nam Ja girl and he has to elaborate. She thinks it’s a joke but he assures her it’s true. That why he has a hard time touching her and why Na Ri freaked out on her. She gets up and not matter what he says she yells at him. She asks him to delete her number from his phone and he complies. As she leaves she calls a friend and tells them that they should go on a date. When she hangs up she starts crying and Jik watchings from inside. Jik Sits back down and starts to cry in the café.

.Jik returns home and asks if Eul is still sleeping. Na Ri confirms that she is and she can’t believe that she’s been sleeping for 15 hours. Na Ri asks if he’s broken up with Ha Ru and he confirms that he has. He asks Na Ri if she ate and then suggests that they go to eat while Eul sleeps.

No Eul dreams of all of the times that she’s been with Joon Young. A Single tear leaks out while she sleeps.

Young Ok screams and Jung Sik about the kimchi. He apologises for the mixup. She looks at him and slaps her face. She tells him that she must be crazy because her son was taken away and here she is complaining about the smallest things. He admits that she has been acting like a crazy person.  She tells him that she’s going to see Joon Young  and he tells her that he’ll get the car.

They arrive and there is a press conference. Namgoog tells them that Joon Young didn’t do any drugs. Kook Young sneaks out and tells them to look like they’re doing anything. He tells them that Joon Young is fine and visitation hours are over. If they’re found to be there then it’ll be blown out of proportions.

Hyun Joon meets with Joon Young and tells him that he seems to be in a bit of a pinch. Hyun Joon reveals that it’s his doing and not his wife’s. He tells him that once he’s out of there he should retire and leave the country. Hyun Joon offers him money, but Joon Young reminds him he has his own. He asks what will happen if he says no. Hyun Joon tells him that he must let it come to that. Joon Young mentions that he has a lot of power and Hyun Jon reveals he didn’t a lot of nasty things to get the power he wields. Joon Young inquiries about him casting his mother aside because he didn’t feel like she left by her own violations. Joon Young takes his father’s silence as a yes. He tries to get him to go out of the country but Joon Young tells him that it will be the last time he will call him father and will keep the fact that he’s his father hidden out of embarrassment. Hyun Joon is hurt, but just then Joon Young collapses.

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No Eul starts at her phone at all the missed calls. She replays the memory of the confession at the house in her mind. She finally answers Jung Eun’s call.

Eul goes to see Jung Eun at her restaurant. (Not the smartest move) Eul mentions the lack of staff and Jung Eun tells her that she wanted to talk to her alone. She lays out some cake and coffee. She tells her that she’s not the culprit for her father’s hit and run case. Eul tells her that she say the culprit’s face and is surprised that it took so long for her to recognise her. Jung Eun hands Eul money but not as an admission of her guilt. No Eul takes the money and tells her that she’ll but the video on tv and hands the money over the police. She asks if she thinks it’s possible for a freelancer PD. Eul reminds her that you don’t have to win every battle. She tells her that Jon Young will also be affected. Eul tells her that if someone commits a crime they have to pay, regardless who they are. She stands and tells Jung Eun that she didn’t even touch her coffee. She grabs the tablecloth and dumps it on her before leaving.

Hyun Joon is sitting at home thinking deeply when Eun Soon brings him herbal medicine. Ji Tae comes in and tells his father that it looks like he can’t stop his parents on his own. He asks his father if there really isn’t any way for him to stop them. His father admits that there doesn’t seem to be a way. In front of his parents, Ji Tae calls Gyu Chul and has him gets some reporters ready to tell them something about his parents. He tells his father to root for him to win before walking out.

A news article breaks  about Joon Young being diagnosed with brainstem glioma and told he has very little time to live. He’s kept it a secret from everyone including his family. He has to cancel all of his engagements while he battles the disease. Jung Shik sits down and absorb what the news anchor was talking about on the tv.

At the company Namgoog is answering the calls while Kook Young and Man Ok try to come to terms with the news. Man Ok starts to cry and Namgoog is forced to do their work. He asks the caller if Joon Young really has a fatal disease.

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Na Ri is at home when she reads the article about Joon Young. She scrolls through the articles in shock. A single tear runs down her cheek.

Jik overhears some classmates talking about Joung Young’s diagnosis and tries to inquire more about it.

Ha Ru reads about the diagnosis and starts to cry, by herself, in her room.

Ji Tae is driving and tells his secretary that he’d be there in. He notices the tail and does some defensive driving to loose them. However, that leads him right into the way of a truck and his car is t-boned.

No Eul is sitting on a bench when Joon Young comes over and tells her that she did a good job. He lays down on his lap and tells her about his tests. He asks for her to be his pillow for 10 minutes. She thinks back to the same occurrence all those years ago when he was in college. The doctor told her that it was call delirium, it’s when you mix up the past with the present. He told her to just let it happen.

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We see Joon Young (Kim Woo Bin) make the phone call to Kook Young (Jung Soo Kyo) about Pororo. His inner monologue tells use that his doctor warned him about the memory loss that would kick in as his disease progresses. He admits that he thought that god wouldn’t be so cruel and ignored his doctor’s warning. Joon Young opens the door and Jung Eun (Lim Ju Eun) tells him she came without her ring and asks to come in. She hugs him and  asks why he’s not greeting her. He looks at her and tries to remember who she is. The voice over tells us what he remembers. His idea was that since God was being cruel he was going to be crueller. He tells Jung Eun that she’s arrived sooner than he thought. He lets her in and agrees to cook her ramen. He glances back at No Eul (Bae Suzy) one more time before the door closes.

Inside the house, Joon Young He makes Jung Eun Ramen. She asks if he wants to kiss her properly that time. He smiles and looks back down at the ramen.

No Eul leaves and Joon Young’s voice over tells us that he is hurt 10 000 times worst then how he’s hurt her.

Hyun Joon (Yu Oh Seong) asks Ji Tae (Lim Ju Hwan) if he knows who Jung Eun is seeing. Ji Tae tells him he doesn’t know who she’s seeing.

They sit down for a meal with Sung Ho (Jeong Dong Hwan). He suggests that they break the ties between their family. He tells them that everyone in the know knows that Jung Eun was stood up at the engagement party. He tells him that he was going to give him a position but it’ll go to someone else since he’s only been in politics for 5 years. He tells Eun Soo (Jung Sun Kyung) that he’s not going to sign any construction deals over to her company. He turns to Ji Tae and asks what girl he left his daughter for. Since it’s just out of curiosity.  Eun Soo asks him why his daughter left for such a pitiful man. When Sung Ho asks what she means, she tells him that Jung Eun found a new man and left their house to be with them. She pulls out her cell phone and shows pictures of her and Joon Young together. He asks who he is, and Jung Eun admits that he’s the celebrity Joon Young.

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Young Ok (Jin Kyung) is closing up with Jung Sik (Choi Moo Sung) places a hat on her head. She asks if he’s giving her a gift and at first he says no and that he found it and then tells her that he did buy it for give it to her. She asks if he likes her and he tells her yes. He ten points out No Eul sitting on the ground. Young Ok goes over to her. She asks why she’s there and No Eul apologises she tells her to just ignore her. Jung Sik tells No Eul that if she continues to sit there it’ll make Young Ok feel bad. Young Ok tells him to leave and asks No Eul is she’s crying. She admits that she’s too shocked to cry. When Young Ok gets a negative response to if she’s eaten Young Ok invites her to her house.

Joon Young pours Jung Eun a cup of tea. She asks why No Eul was there and he says he doesn’t know. She keeps going about No Eul and Joon Young asks her to stop. The doorbell rings and it’s the secretary of Yoon who wants to see him. He gets ready and Jung Eun tries to get him not to leave. He assures her that she doesn’t have to worry. She tells him that he doesn’t have a chance with her father. She tells him that she’ll take care of it and to no worry. She tells him that she loves him and he concedes. He gathers her in his arms and tells her to no be gone too long or else he will come for her. (One point for Joon Young)

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No Eul eats ramen and Young Ok tells her that she could have made something better. No Eul tells her that Joon Young was making someone ramen and she was suddenly craving it. She tells Young Ok all about Jung Eun and how she can’t hold a candle. She by accidently drank soju and freaks out. She tells Young Ok that she can’t drink or else she’ll cause trouble. Young Ok tells her that they should drink together and make as much trouble as they can.

Young Joon starts recording information about himself just in case he starts to forget again. He gets a call from his mother calling him out.

He comes over under the pretence that chair leg is broken and she tells him that No Eul is in his room. She starts going on about she’s the only one he couldn’t live without and asks why he’s seeing another woman. He covers her mouth not wanting her to wake No Eul. He asks if he’s looking down on her because of her upbringing. She tells him that she’s been sleeping for a while and she was told that she could sleep for the last 3 days. She asks him to watch over No Eul because something came up at the store. She leaves.

Joon Young watches No Eul sleep. at one point she goes to falls off the bed so he slides onto his back and catches her. He holds her a little and when his mother texts him that she’s going to sauna with some other women, he grabs a pillow and gets comfy. He watches her sleep on his chest. He does doze off but leaves before she can wake.

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No Eul wakes up and is disoriented for a second. She starts looking at Joon Young’s textbooks and find the posters from when her father was hit. Young Ok comes in and tells her that Jon young was there. She tells her about how since Joon Young had morals he gave up the law so she tells No Eul that she can’t hate him. She goes off to make some soup.

Hyun Joon comes to see him and asks to talk with him outside. He asks what his plan is. He starts to list off everything that he did, he also tells him that he should focus on just him and not his family. Joon Young tells him that his family will suffer the same fate because it is a sin to have him as a father. Hyun Joon rushes him and threatens to crush him. Joon Young warns him that he should simply crush him because he’s determined to spend the rest of his life being a thorn in his side. He also tells him that he should crush him before he gets crushed.

Jung Eun is texting Jon Young when her father takes her phone. He tells her that she shouldn’t live her life recklessly. She tells him that she’s been liking it recklessly until that day and she wants to live a proper life. She tells her father that she loves Joon Young. Sung Ho calls and makes arrangments for her to leave to the states. She tells him that she’s not going. His secretary comes in and tells him Ji Tae has arrived.  He asks to speak with Jung Eun alone. He tells her to find a different man. She tells him that he’s the bets man she’s found. He tells her that the only reason he approached her was to get revenge on his father.

Jung Young is looking over the lake when he receives a phone call from Jung Eun. No Eul is at his house when she gets a call from work.

Na Ri (Kim Min Young) tells Ha Ru (Ryu Woh) about a girl who likes Jik (Lee Seo Won) She tells her about how Jik needs to meet a rich girl because of the star of his family. She admits that she didn’t tell Jik about who she is for fear that he’d feel inadequate. She shows Ha Ru a picture of her family and Na Ri tells her that she should leave and erase Jik’s phone number from her phone. Ha Ru is confused and Na Ri told her that she can’t be seeing Jik. She tries to get her out of the store before Jik arrives. When he shows Na Ri tells her to break up with her before his sister finds out.

Ha Ru starts crying and complains about her stress in her life. He tells her that he’s not breaking up with her so not to worry. He wipes away her tears. Jik wonders why Na Ri acted the way she did.

Joon Young meets Jung Eun near the river. She keeps driving with Ji Tae’s words playing in her head. She manages to stop the car inches away from him. She asks him to contradict with Ji Tae told her. He tells her that he approached her to screw over his father. He tells her to run because she doesn’t know what kind of sweet talk he’ll blind her with.

PD Yoon can’t believe what No Eul did at the set. He gets a phone call from Joon Young. He’s told that Jon Youn wants No Eul to go instead of him to the shoot that evening.

The shoot is set up for a beautifully romantic dinner. No Eul asks about the concept and he tells her that he’ll be proposing to the woman he loves. She goes inside to get a glass of water and she can’t believe that he’s asked her to shot his proposal to another woman.

Joon Young is at the doc and we zoom out to see his bag. After his conversation with Jung Eun she gets a phone call from Eun Soo threatening her into coming back to the family to have a marriage. She tells Eun Soo that she doesn’t love Ji Tae and Eun Soo tells her that she doesn’t need to be in love to have a marriage. Eun Soo promises to leak the information about the accident 10 years prior and asks her who does she think would get hurt the most with the information becoming public. She gets out of the car and asks Joon Young how far he would have gone. He tells her he would have married her because feelings can change like hers has. She agrees to work together with him.

She arrives a little late and asks if it’s going to make TV. He admits that he doesn’t know because the PD has difficulty holding their ground. He offers to get a new PD if she’d prefer but she tells him it’s fine.

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Ji Tae goes to the restaurant that he use to frequent with No Eul. Bong Sook (Kim Jae Hwa) comes to see him and mentions that she’s sad that she hasn’t seen him. She asks why he’s dressed the way he is because he looks cool and sexy. He tells her that he once thought he was level headed and logical. Secretary Kang comes in and shows him the news about Joon Young.

Duek and Man Ok (Jang Hee Ryung) are reading the article and they can’t believe it. Kook Young asks them what they’re doing. Man Ok shows the article and he freaks out. Jung Sik comes in and tells Kok Young to go to see Joon Young and asks Man Ok to call Namgoog (Park Soo Young). He is about to tell them not to tell Young Ok what’s going on but she walks in.

They are shooting the scene and No Eul asks a few questions about their relationship. When she asks Joon Young when he fell in love he tells her that he can’t remembers and asks her if she did. She tells him that it was March 5, 2005, at the neighbourhood playground. The man was consoling her younger brother after being teased by other kids. Joon Young remembers that day when he had a talk with Jik. No Eul asks to take 5 and walks away.

Joon Young gets up and turns on the camera under the pretence of looking at it. HE asks what her dreams are and tells her how he wanted to be a prosecutor like his father and then he found out the truth about him. He couldn’t’ believe that the man he respected would do so much for greed. She asked what he did and Joon Young described her hit and run. She drops her glass of wine and tells him she needs to go to the bathroom. He offers to go with but she tells him she’s fine. She walks  away in a daze.

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No Eul comes back and is certain that she turn the camera off. When she asks if he’s touches the camera he takes something out of the bag and hands it to her. He tells her to watch the screen and never let her eyes wander.

Ji Tae storms in and asks if Eun Soo is the one who made the post about Joon Young taking drugs. She’s confused by his question and he knows it’s not her.

Man Ok read the article to Young Ok. Jung Sik tells her that it’s can’t be about Joon Young and he promises to destroy the person who tries to slander his name.

Hyun Joon tells him that the police and prosecutors will begin to investigate the story about Joon Young. his secretary asks if this is the only way.

Joon Young tells Jung Eun that she’s gotten a call from her later. She tells him that prosecutors are people too and their resolve can shake so he shouldn’t hate him for just that. He tells her that the person who died was his girlfriend’s father and to protect his father he killed his girlfriend. He looks straight at the camera and says it again.

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We get walked through all of the times that Joon Young (Kim Woo Bin) spoke to the security cameras. The final recording was of him telling the camera that his condition has gotten worse and he doesn’t have much time left.

The other editor comes in and tells her that he doesn’t think it’s an audio problem more that he’s not actually vocalising his words. No Eul (Bae Suzy) tells him that he can hear his words all too clearly, and she sits there crying to the video.

Jung Eun (Lim Ju Eun) tells Eun Soo (Jung Sun Kyung) that she’s giving up on Ji Tae (Lm Ju Hwan). Joon Young comes back and kisses her. Jung Eun drops her phone.

Eun Soo hangs up the phone and Ji Tae admits his mother that he’s not there to admit defeat but rather to declare war. He warns her that he doesn’t know how far she’ll go but he’ll follow her. He gets up and leaves.

Jung Eun goes and washes her face. She comes back and tries to hit him but he catches her hand. He tells her that maybe next time she can remove her engagement ring for the kiss because he isn’t as generous to accept a woman still wearing the ring.  (I do like the ring.) Kook Young (Jung Soo Kyo) comes and notices Jung Eun there. He accuses him of doing something and asks if he’s forgotten who she is. He walks away while Kook Young is cursing him out.

Kook Yung comes out and takes Jung Eun’s keys. She slaps him and accesses him of looking down on her just like Joon Youn had. He tells her that’s not the case and admits that he will try and forget everything when he drops her off.

No Eul arrives at Joon Young’s house and hesitates before ringing the doorbell. During the hesitation she sees Kook Young pull out in the car, with Jung Eun in the back seat.

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Joon Young is in his bedroom and the memory of him telling No Eul that he’s really good at disappearing, but the time hasn’t come yet plays. He breathes on the glass and draws a character of No Eul. Meanwhile, No Eul squats and starts t cry having figured everything out.

Ha Ru (Ryu Woh) performs her elementary school spell when Mrs Jang comes in and asks her why she’s still doing it. She pulls the paper from her mouth and Ha Ru complains that she has to eat it for it to come true. Her phone rings and she tells Mrs Jang to apologises because the spell worked.

Jik (Lee Seo Won) and Ha Ru meet up and he asks if she’s mad that he’s ignored her texts. She tells him that she’s not because she’s met plenty of guys while he was ignoring her. He understands and goes to take his leave but she stops him. He tells her that she’s met better men so why would he stay. She chastises him and tells him that even though she looks like a player she’s faithful. She stops gets embarrassed. He lays down some ground rules, like no touching until he’s graduated and he wants to get permission from their families to date. She accuses him of being so old fashion  but he wants to follow his values and take care of her.

Joon Young wakes up at 2:02 pm and gets a phone call from his doctor tell him that No Eul went to see him. He’s told that No Eul knows about his illness and he asks her to help him. He finds No Eul setting up in his living room and he asks how she’s gotten in. He then asks if their relationship wasn’t over, she says it was but it seemed like a large lost to her if they ended it there. She asks to continue working with him but he refuses and tells her that she has 1 minute to leave the house.

Ji Tae gets eaten out by his uncle who can’t believe that he’s trying to get his mother fired. Ji Tae simply explains that what she’s going doesn’t help the company. His paper’s get thrown in his face and he leaves. While picking up the papers Jung Eun comes and asks him to stop. She tells him that the only one to get hurt is him. He doesn’t answer and starts to tell him about Joon Young winning her over and asks if he’s not going to stop her. He stands and reminds her that he’s already given her his answer on the topic and walks away.

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Jung Eun goes to see Eun Soo and when she tries to talk about their phone conversation, Eun Soo talks about everything but. Finally, Jung Eun tells Eun Soo that she’s truly giving up on Ji Tae and has found another man. Eun Soo asks if she wants her to take care of it just like last time. (Warning! Danger! lol)

Hyun Joon (Yu Oh Seong) parks in front of Joon Young’s house and runs through everything he knows and even his interactions with Joon Young. He is nearly brought to tear when he realises that Joon Young is his son.

Ji Tae pulls up to Joon Young’s house to find his father standing there. He gets put and asks what brings his father there. and Hyun Joon admits that he came to asks Joon Young to perform at a festival his section his holding. Ji Tae asks his father how much he knows about his relations this with Joon Young, though Hyun Joon pretends to not understand, when Hyun Ji Tae turns away he reiterates the question. Ji Tae looks to his father and tells him that he knows as much as he does.

Ji Tae is standing in the driveway when Jon Young comes out. The go inside and Ji Tae asks him how long he has left to live. Joon Young tells him that there is no given time but he’s determined to not die. Ji Tae tells him that he will get revenge for him and No Eul so he shouldn’t make a fuss and should just die as the cool tragic star he is. He tells him it’s his last warning and then gets up to leave. Joon Young yells after him that he’s determined to not die.

Man Ok (Jang Hee Ryung) calls Joon Young and tells him that No Eul is at the shop.

No Eul is stuffing her face while Yong Ok (Jin Kyung) watches. Jung Sik (Choi Moo Sung) mentions how No Eul is like Young Ok that when she wants to cry she stuffs her face. No Eul starts dissing Joon Young and Young Ok tells her to date another man if Joon Young is weird. Once she’s done eating Young Ok and No Eul step outside and Young Ok tells her that she shouldn’t have let it get so far until she got hurt. No Eul asks her to hug her but hugs her instead. She holds in the tears and tells her mother that she shouldn’t cry or get too worn out no matter what. Joon Young pulls up and watched No Eul hold his mother.

Jung Eun goes up on the roof top and thinks about her conversation with Eun Soo. She looks at her engagement ring and then other at the billboard of Joon Young’s new documentary. She remembers her last time with Joon Young.

Ji Tae also sees the promotion.

They are shooting the documentary but Joon Young is distracted. He gets reasked the question and starts talking about his girlfriend. Namgoog (Park Soo Young) says it’s Yoo Na, but Joon Young disagrees. Kook Young asks who and starts naming off people Joon Young confirms it Jung Eun. No Eul shoes up with a meal and Namgoog is mad that she showed up after being fired. She tells him that she won’t hand over her videos if sheès not a part of the project.

Meanwhile, Joon Young starts to having an attack and suddenly stands and tells everyone to leave. He goes inside and No Eul tells them to leave. Namgoog blames No Eul for the issue and Kook Young asks if she’s ok. She tells him she’s fine and then he tells Namgoog that he’s quitting and will send his resignation letter to him later.

Inside the house, Joon Young struggles to the bathroom. He manages to get there and take his pills before collapsing in the hallway where No Eul finds him. (They still look like tic-tacs to me.) He comes to with her wiping his face. She tells him that she contemplated calling 911 but it would have been bad if it got out. She tells him to go to the hospital but he throws her phone. She begs him to get treatment but he doesn’t want to hear any of it. He drags her out and she swears that she will tell everyone that he’s sick. He tells her to do as she pleases and pushes her out.

Joon Young changes his passcode before collapsing to the ground and No Eul becomes frustrated and sadden by his lack of drive to live.

Ji Tae arrives home to find his father sitting in his car. He mentions that he’s gotten home late. Hyun Joon could say the same. Ji Tae makes his father promise to stay with his mother no matter what happened. His father agrees and asks Ji Tae the same thing but Ji Tae admits that he can’t make the promises. That’s why he’s making his father make the promise for him, so at least one of them will stay by her side.

Jung Eun is in the bathroom at the Choi household and she removes her engagement ring in the bathroom. When she comes out Ha Ru wants to ask her questions about relationships. Hyun Joon and Ji Tae arrive and Ji Tae tells his mother that she should have told him that Jung Eun was coming. Eun Soo tries to break the tension and being Jung Eun into the kitchen. Jung Eun walks up to Ji Tae and tells him that it is time they stopped the charades. She hands him back the ring and tells Hyun Joon that she’s found herself another man. She goes to leave and Hyun Joon inquires as to the identity of the new man.

Joon Young is laying in his living room and then suddenly gets up. He starts looking for Pororo how is missing.

Jik is sitting with Na Ri and asks for her hand. He tests out several things that make his heart race with Ha RU. Na Ri asks if he’s going insane. He kisses her cheek and wonders why he feels normal with her but feels like his hearts going to explode with Ha Ru. No Eul suddenly stands and calls out bastard and leaves. This leaves a very confuses Jik and Na Ri in her wake.

Joon Young looks for Pororo and then finally calls Kook Young. He asks if he wants to talk he should have found a better excuse because he sent Pororo to the countryside not that long ago. Joon Young starts to disagree and then remembers that he had. Kook Youn hangs up because he doesn’t want to talk with him.

No Eul starts banging on his door and tells him that changing his passcode is petty. She screams at him and accuses him of thinking that pushing her away was for her best since he thought it would be painful after he dies. She tells him that it’s not the case and wants to spend all of the time he has left with him. She starts to cry and tells him that she loves him. He gets a message about a 13 days expiration and the Kook Young calls him again. He reminds him that no matter how big a star he is he can’t go messing with people. Joon Young asks about an alarm on his phone and Kook Young doesn’t know about it. The signs that his memory is starting to go.

Jung Eun arrives and walks right past No Eul to ring the door bell. Joon Young comes and answers the door. He’s surprised to find Jung Eun there. She tells him that she’s come without her engagement ring and asks to come in. She hugs him and he stands there motionless. No Eul peeks around the corner.

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Joon Young ( Kim Woo Bin ) has No Eul (Bae Suzy) pinned to the bed. She tells him she’s not leaving and staying by his side. He leaves the room.

Young Ok (Jin Kyung) and her staff are running around because the restaurant is packed. She’s ringing up a bill when Joon Young calls. She answers and he asks her to tell him 3 reasons he can’t be with No Eul because he can’t seem to remember anymore. She tells him to call her back. He decides to pretend like there is no reason he shouldn’t be with No Eul and just be with her. He looks out the windows at No Eul and remembers Ji Tae’s (Lim Ju Hwan) words about the USB. He remembers the near miss of Hyun Joon (Yu Oh Seong). His phone drops from his hand and he raises his hand to the class while looking out at No Eul.

The next scene we see Joon Young shave, get dressed and set up a camera at his home. He records his story about his diagnosis.

Young Ok fixes the signs forbidding Joon Young fans. When she returns in the back she sees Kook Young (Jung Soo Kyo) washing dishes. He tells her that he quit being Joon Young’s manager because of how he treated No Eul. He calls him a bastard when his father hits him. He asks if he’s still drunk and should go home.  He starts chasing him around. He hides behind Man Ok (Jang Hee Ryung) and the part-timer. He acts like a brat and when he hits Man Ok the part-timer stops him. Young Ok calls to him and asks him what he did to No Eul.

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No Eul gets brought into Jik’s (Lee Seo Won) school to talk with his teacher. His teach tells her that Jik has decided not to apply for school and with his grades he could get into a good school. Jik storms in and tells his teacher that he asked her to keep it a secret from his family. The teacher defends herself by telling him that she believes that he’s wasting himself. Eul grabs his brother’s ear and tells the teacher she’ll return after she has a talk with her brother. She drags him outside and yells at him telling him that she’s working hard to get the money. He tells her that if she has so much money that she should get them a place to live and pay off the loan sharks. Once she does he’ll go to college. Right as he walks away she receives a call from Eun Soo (Jung Sun Kyung).

Joon Young is sitting at home with Pororo when he starts to have issues with his eyes again. When Dr Kang calls Joon Young had to try a few times to answer the call. His doctor wants to get him admitted to the hospital but Joon Young tells him that all it changed is that he’ll be dying in the hospital rather than at home. Dr Kang tries to explain about treatment but Joon Young refuses. The doctor tells him that he’ll tell his family and Joon Young tells him that he respects him and not to force him to sue him. Joon  Young apologises for being busy and promises to call back.

Jung Eun comes to see Joon Young and asks him why he sent her a necklace because she’s engaged. He tells her that he knows and admits that it was sent to everyone on staff as an apology. He admits it is a bit much and offers to take care of it for her. She thanks him for getting on his knees and apologising. He tells her that since she was going to go on her knees if he did he had to because he couldn’t let a beauty like her get on her knees for a bastard like Sung Ho. There is a silence before she excuses herself and leaves. She turns back around and tells him that she felt like he said something when she saved her from the pool. He tells her that it’s a secret and said it before he knew she had a faincé. She tells her it doesn’t matter and he ushers her off.

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Ji Tae is working in the receiving bay and sees his co-workers talking. They scurry after he looks over. He smiles but says nothing, returning to his own work. His secretary comes to see him and when he tells him that he’s not the section chief anymore he admits he’ll talk to him informally. He can’t believe that his parents are so mean. He tells him that at least they gave him a job rather than tell him to leave. He tells him that it may be bad if he’s seen to be close to him and tells him to leave. He tells Ji Tae that he saw No Eul and he’s certain the chairwoman called for her.

No Eul meets Eun Soo. No Eul tells her that she’s not leaving Korea and Eun Soo agrees. She gets her secretary to bring in a 1 billion won check. Eun Soo tells No Eul that the money is hers if he allows Ji Tae to go back with his fiancée. Ji Tae storms into the room and accuses his mother of doing something. Eun Soo tells him that she’s solely giving her money. He goes to rip the check up but No Eul stops him. She takes the money and leaves.

Ji Tae follows her out and asks her to give him the money because she deserves an apology, not money. She tells him that it is futile to fight because his parents will never apologise no matter how much she badgers them. She’s sold him out for 1 billion won, a sum of money she can’t even fathom. She thanks him for allowing her to hit gold and promises to buy  him a bottle of liquor later.

Joon Young notices that Jung Eun is still there looking at the river. He comes out and asks why she hasn’t left. She asks about his relationship with No Eul because it seems like she really likes him. HE tells her that he really like her too and that’s why he beat up Sung Ho. Jung Eun mentions that it doesn’t make sense that he acts to cold to her. He admits that it’s because she so precious that he can’t have her.  She tells him that it doesn’t make sense that he and Ji Tae are so enthralled by someone who’s worth nothing. He tells her to be careful because he likes her. She walks away and her heel gets stuck in the grate causing her to fall and twist her ankle. He covers her legs because she’s shy and picks her up before bring her in his house to takes care of her ankle.

No Eul goes to Na Ri (Kim Min Young) and tells her she won the lottery. She asks what she would do with 1 billion won. When she says shopping she takes her. She goes to pay with the check but the manager refuses the large check. Ji Tae shows up and hands the sales rep a card. Na Ri calls him by his fake name. No Eul corrects her and he hands No Eul back the check he tells her to not use it . He asks if he’s only worth 1 billion won and he asks her to think what that money is really for before using it. He tells her that she should ask for all of his parent’s money if she’s really willing to forget her father’s death since that would be a fair exchange.

Joon Young ices Jung Eun’s ankle. When she mentions that he seems to be an expert. He tells her that Eul trips all the time and sprains her ankles. At that point, she tells him that she should be fine and will head home. She tries to drive the car but asks him to drive her.

While driving Jung Eun he asks if she’s sure she doesn’t need a hospital. She tells him that it’ll be just fine. She asks him about her appeal as a woman and if he had any thoughts of seducing her. He mentions that she has a finacé and she tells him that all Ji Tae cares about in No Eul. Since No Eul since so attached to Joon Young, she can’t fathom why he’s following her around. She tells him that she wants to steal him away from No Eul and make her feel the pain she’s felt. Joon Young pulls the car to the kerb and he tells her that he’s left that keys in the ignition. As he walks away she re-asks if he thinks that she could steal him away from No Eul and Joon Young tells her that he doesn’t think so. He walks away while she’s shell-shocked.

Joon Young gets a taxi to drive him to No Eul’s place. He hides when he sees Na Ri come out. when No Eul arrives they have a huge fight. Na Ri tells her that she can’t believe she turned into the type of person that accepts money. No Eul asks her watch she wants her to do, her father won’t come back from the dead if she didn’t take it. Her father always complained about her being too generous. However, with that money she has a chance to give Jik a chance to a normal life. Na Ri tells her to leave and not to come back because she won’t have someone so twisted in the house.

Ji Tae arrives home to hear his mother praising Jung Eun. He tells her that everyone is bad mouthing Jung Eun. Hyun Joon reminds him that it was the same way when he started working. He asks his mother to lets Jung Eun. He tells her that he’s not going back to hear and she should stop toying with her feelings.

Ji Tae is putting on heating pads when his father comes in to help. He tells his father about his mother paying of No Eul. Hyun Joon asks if No Eul refuses the off and stormed out. He says that she’s accepted it and his father can’t see what he wants to protect. He tells him to get some rest.

Eun Soo is painting when she throws her paintbrush down in rage.

Ji Tae gets a call from a hysteric Na Ri telling him that she wants her old No Eul back because she’s never been this weird. She tells him that his money has ruined No Eul. He calls Hyun Chul and tells him that he might need to take everything his parents have.

Hyun Joon is in his office and he looks at a piece of paper with Young Ok’s and Joon Young’s names on it.

Jung Sik (Choi Moo Sung) comes out and asks why Young Ok hasn’t left. She asks him what would have happened if she hadn’t run away from Hyun Joon and wonders if he wouldn’t be so messed up. Her heart aches for Joon Young who can’t love the woman he loves freely because of his father’s crimes.

Joon Young watches No Eul as she gets drunk. She starts talking to the items and she chastises her brother for giving her an ethics lecture. He waits till she passed out to go to her. He picks her up and carries her back to Ba Ri’s house. He tells her that she’s done nothing wrong and goes to kiss her. he stops and pulls away. He rings the doorbell and Na Ri comes out and freaks out that she’s sitting there.

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Joon Young asks his mother in his head if he could scrap his plans and spend his last few days kissing, hugging, travelling with, and laughing with No Eul. He accepts that no one would fault him for it.

Jik and Ha Ro (Ryu Woh) are at the library and Jik chastises her for staring at him. She tells him that she can’t study because he’s there. He asks if she’s planning on taking her college test a third time. She tells him that she’s not good at studying. She turns her back to him and asks if he’s happy of her admission. He notices her Joon Young jacket and asks if she hasn’t left the fan club yet. She promises she has and then teases him about being jealous. He tells her that it’s just because he doesn’t want her distracted by anything. She promises that she will try not to worry him anymore and study hard. He notices that she is having difficulty with a question and helps her. While he’s explaining it she kisses his cheek. He jumos away and asks if she’s crazy.

Joon Young is at home doing hand exercises when an alarm goes off for Jung Eun’sbirthdayy.

No Eul wakes up in Na Ri’s bed and gets a cup of water. When she sees her note she wonders how she got there and wonders if she walked herself. She gets some hangover soup that Na Ri made were and after the 1st mouthful, there is a knock on the door. Secretary Kang is there to bring her to see Jung Eun.

Joon Young buys a pair of heels and asks for them to be gift wrapped. He calls to find out he can find Jung Eun.

Ji Tae is driving with a pensive look on his face and then speeds up.

No Eul gets brought to her restaurant and shown to her table. Jung Eun mentions that it’s her birthday and she has no one to eat with. She tells Kang that she’s going to have a long talk with and after the food is brought out everyone can leave.

Jung Eun inquires if No Eul knows who she is. No Eul rattles off her titles. Jung Eun flips out and tells her that she’s Ji Tae’s finacée and thanks to her the engagement was broken off. She apologises and says she won’t see him again. No Eul gets a phone call from Ji Tae and goes to hang up but Jung Eun takes her phone and answers it. She tells Ji Tae that she’s promised not to see him and she’s already breaking the promises. Ji Tae tries to get Jung Eun to talk to her but she hangs up. She gets physical with No Eul and tells her that a person not worthy of jealousy shouldn’t be doing this to her. She says she’s sorry so Jung Eun tells her that if she’s really sorry she should go and die.

Ji Tae arrives and yanks Jung Eun off of No Eul. He tells No Eul to wait outside. She apologises to Jung Eun and tells her that she won’t see Ji Tae again. She walks out and Ji Tae screams at Jung Eun and asks how far hr has to go to have her give up on him.

No Eul is waiting for the elevator and she looks at her reflection in the mirror like finish. When the elevator opens Joon Young is standing there, a little taken aback by seeing No Eul. They stare at each other for a moment before a tear rolls down No Eul’s cheek.


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Uncontrollably Fond Episode 13 Recap



We rewatch the accident No Eul’s (Bae Suzy) father has with the voice over of Joon Young. The facts are run down of the culprit. We see that Jung Eun (Lim Ju Eun) on the beach in Hawaii for a healing trip with No Eul is looking for the driver of the hit-and-run. There is a slideshow of what No Eul had to go to next to Jung Eun.

Joon Young (Kim Woo Bin) is scrolling through Jung Eun’s Instagram while sitting in the bar that Jung Eun is drinking at. He follows her when she walks away with the bottle in her hand. He follows her to the pool and dives in when he notices her fall into the pool. His voice over continues telling the audience that there is no evidence and the witnesses changed their statements so there is no chance of a retrial.

NamGoog (Park Soo Young), Kook Young (Jung Soo Kyo) and Man Ok (Jang Hee Ryung) are all looking at Joon Youn like he’s grown a 3rd head. He tells them that he’s changed his mind about the movie because he heard the new section chief is beautiful. Namgoog tells him to stop making jokes because he didn’t have his medication. He tells him that he’s not joking. They remind him that Jung Eun is already taken by someone else. Joon Young tells him that the plan anyways. They remind him that it’s already been announced that the actor had changed. He tells them to call the production and asks his who they who prefer, the biggest Hallyu Star of the current actor.

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They arrive and Koon Young asks if he really changed his mind because of the section chief. He list off all the pro about her and when Kook Young mentions she’s marrying into the KJ group and is marrying Choi Hyun Joon’s (Yu Oh Seong) son. He walks off looking stunned but really he already knew. Man Ok asks if he didn’t have a thing for NO Eul and Koon Young tells her that no one can tell what’s going on in his head.

Ji Tae (Lim Ju Hwan) catches up with No Eul and offers her his back. She tells him that she’s fine. He tells her that there will be a lot of people for KJ group watching. He pretty much wants to bug them.

Joon Young here Jung Eun walking when he hear Jung Eun talking with Sung Ho (Jeong Dong Hwan) He walks towards them while thinking about how the statue of limitation runs out in 40 days and he has minimum 30 days maximum 60 days left to live. He surprises them by speaking up.

While he’s talking with Jung Eun, Ji Tae turns the corner and No Eul asks to get down. She walks towards Joon Youg and tells him it’s been a while. She pulls out his phone and confirms that he hasn’t changed his number. She asks why he’s ignoring her calls. He tells her it’s just because. She mentions that he hasn’t changed his number and he tells her that he was planning too but it’s too much of a hassle. He tells her that he’s busy and has nothing else to say. She tells him that she has a lot to say to him but he tells her that he doesn’t want to hear it. He tells Jung Eun he’ll see her again and walks away leaving the trio there.

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No Eul excuses herself and goes to her room. Ji Tae apologises to Jung Eun and she asks if that’s all he has to say. He tells her that had they come to the conclusion earlier she wouldn’t have had to go through that. He walks away and calls to Joon Young. He asks him if he wants to share a drink.

No Eul goes to the store to buy Soju but then asks herself what type of trouble she wants to get into by getting drunk. She puts the soju away. (I should get a bottle) She calls her boss and asks if he wants to hang out with her that night. They go to karaoke and she sings a bunch. It takes a few moments but soon he’s into it too.

Ji Tae pours him a glass of alcohol and asks if he came to see No Eul. He tells him he can because he has a soft spot for pretty women. Joon Young goes for the alcohol and Ji Tae stops him and drinks it himself. He tells him he forgot that a sick person shouldn’t drink. Joon Young tells him he’s not sick, Ji Tae looks around before switching into English and dictates his diagnosis. He tells him that he’ll protect No Eul and that Joon Young should take care of himself. He tells him that he doesn’t have the time to claim her as his and he should stop toying with people’s feelings. He takes the bottle of alcohol and leaves a very shocked Joon Young.

No Eul is walking back from the bathroom at the Karaoke place when she sees Man Ok being harassed. At first, she just walks by but notices that her brother isn’t noticing anything since he’s singing. So she goes to Man Ok’s rescue.

Joon Young calls Kook Young and asks here he is. He tells him he’s not anywhere and then Joon Young hears screaming. He arrived to find Kook Young, Man Ok and No Eul beating up the guys who were harrassing Man Ok.  He screams at the top of his lungs and asks what’s going on. When Kook Young Tries to explain Joon Youn tells them that he wants them to leave.

Joon Young is so mad when No Eul tries to explain he snaps at her stumbling explanation. She tells him that since Man Ok was harassed she got hurt and starts listing them off. Joon Young is on the verge of tears when he calls over a worker. He asks if there is a hospital nearby which she confirms that is. He asks her to escort No Eul because she seems to be hurt. She asks if she’s hurt and she apologises for everything but she’s fine.

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Ji Tae wakes up with a hangover, having drunk the entire bottle of liquor the night before. He finds Jung Eun in his room. He inquires as to why she’s in his room. She tells him that his mother wants to talk with him. She calls her and passes the phone to Ji Tae. His mother explains how his position will he given to Jung Eun and he will work under Jung Eun. She also tells him to vacate the room. He tells her he will. She starts to tell him what he should do to stay healthy but he tells her that he doesn’t care what she wants. He tells her that he will not allow anything to happen to No Eul and will not tolerate if anything does after all he has quite a trump card. Jung Eun tells her that she will hold his position until he returns and he tells her that there is no need for that ever.

Joon Young is jogging when suddenly he trips. He thinks nothing of it and gets back up again. He tries to grab his bottle but it slips from his grasp again. He briefly remembers what his doctor had said.

No Eul is looking at her bruise and complains to herself that it look worse than the day before. He remembers back to her meeting with Joon Young. While thinking about him she cracks the raw egg on her face. She calls for another one.

She goes out to walk when she notices Joon Young sitting on the boardwalk, looking at the ocean. He’s riding out his blurry vision and when he opens his eyes No Eul is right in front of him. She starts going on about her 5,000 won bill but when she gets him to remove his shoes he stands to leave. No Eul grabs his hand and they stay like that for a beat. She tells him that she doesn’t believe what people are saying because she knows him. She tells him that she even knows what he’s thinking and it’s that he misses her. He laughs at it before No Eul admits how much she misses him. She tells him that she’ll see him the following back and wants to see him every day. She leaves and Joon Young is close to tears.

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Jung Sik (Choi Moo Sung) arrives at the store and a worker tells him that Young Ok (Jin Kyung) is acting weird. When he notices Jung Sik’s purchases he asks if he should call a doctor for them. Jung Sik goes in back to help Young Ok but takes the ingredients away because she is constantly adding too much.

Young Ok thinks back to the meeting with Hyun Joon. There is an awkward silence and Young Ok adds far too much sugar in her coffee. He switches their coffee and she tells him that her taste has changed. When she grimaces he laughs and switches them. He asks if she got married and Jung Sik comes in. He asks why she calls and he didn’t want him in the parking lot. She introduces Jung Sik as her husband and holds his hand. (Oh! He wishes that were true.) She tells him that Joon Young takes after his father and is nosey. When Jung Sik starts to chock again she starts patting his back and Hyun Joon gets jealous. Hyun Joon is also thinking about the meeting in his office.

Ha Ro (Ryu Woh) is buying all of his friends a meal to try and dig up information about Jik (Lee Seo Won). He asks if digging up information on people is her past time. She tells him it’s not. He tells his friends that if they say one more thing about him to her their dead. He goes to pay the bill for the table when Ha Ro tells him she’s paying. His friends tell him that she loaded and he should date her. He accidently knocks her over after she grabs his arm and she hits her head.

Jik brings Ha Ro to Na Ri’s (Kim Min Young) place of work and tells her that she’s forgotten everything. He offered to bring her to the police station and she refused. Na Ri goes and asks her a bunch of questions to which she answers. Na Ri pulls Jik aside and tells him that she’s crazy about his so she’s acting like a crazy woman to stay by his side. He doesn’t understand why since he’s a nothing special and she seems like she would be popular with the men. Jik goes over and reads her notebook. She tells her that everything she has in it is wrong and tells her the truth. He tells her to ask him directly instead of asking his friends.

No Eul is in her bathroom with the clothes that she forgot to hang in the tub. She gets a call to go down but she only has her track suit. She tells him she’s coming. She gets eaten out by Sung Ho. Finally, No Eul snaps at him and speaks her mind. He realises that is why No Eul got fired from her position with Joon Young. He calls to him and tells his he should have warned him. He tells him that he didn’t know that she was working for him but he would have. No Eul grabs her equipment and leaves.

She meets up with Ji Tae in the hallway and tells him that she was fired, so he offers to grab a coffee with her. He brings her coffee and she asks if he got fired too because she saw that Jung Eun became the new section chief. He tells her about his engagement and how he ditched it to be with her. He asks if she likes Joon Young so much and wonders why she only sees him when he hurt her so much. She mentions that he’s the same running after her. He tells her that he’s just clever because he knows she’ll come to him if he waits long enough. He suggest they go back to Seoul together since they both got fired.

Kook Young storms out even though Man Ok tries to stop him. Joon Young breaks while filming and beats up Sung Ho. He talks with Jung Eun and when she tells him that Sung Ho will sue he tells him to let him. She asks if he’s looking for the movie to be cancelled. He admits that he doesn’t care. She tells him that she does and he goes to apologise.

They go but Sung Ho refuses to accept his apology with out him being on his knees. Jung Eun tells him he’s just being mean because he did the same thing to him. He tells him that he did it on purpose, which is accurate. Joon Young kneels and tells him that he’s sorry and they should finish filming.

No Eul goes to see Joon Young and asks if he did it because of her. He tells her that her narcissism is stronger then he thought. He tells her to take some medication and go to bed. HE goes into his room and tells him that it doesn’t matter how cold he is to her, she will not believe anyone else. He tries to ignore her but finally he drops her to the bed and ask if she wants to sleep with him. He promises if she doesn’t that he’ll open the door and let her leave. No Eul looks to be on the verge of tears.

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