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Shorthand (Shorthand character chart)
Yoon Jin-ah – JA | Seo Joon-hee – JH | Yoon Seung-ho – SH | Seo Kyung-sun – KS | Yoon Sang-ki – Dad | Kim Mi-yeon – Mom | Kim Seung-chul – SC | Lee Gyu-min – GM | Cho Kyung-sik – CEO | Nam Ho-gyun – HG | Jung Young-in – YI | Choi Jung-mo – JM | Gong Chul-gu – CG | Kang Se-young – SY | Gum Bo-ra – BR | Lee Yae-eun – YE | Kim Dong-woo – DW |
Airing Time: May 5th, 23:00 Seoul, tvN
How to Watch: Netflix
Countdown: AIRING …check twitter for updates.
PRETTY NOONA WHO BUYS ME FOOD LIVE RECAP EPISODE 12
KS yells at JA outside and basically tells her to finish things with JH. She goes inside. JA runs after her and tells her that she didn’t want to come there, but she knows her mother. She has to do what she wants at least once. KS says she is a mothers girl? They aren’t born for her, they don’t have to listen to her, for JH, KS can do anything. What her parents did to JH, she endured for her, but she can’t handle them looking down on JH anymore. I am not going to behave nicely anymore because you are looking down on us and pitying us.
KS leaves. The blind date come up to her.
JA follows the blind date to their seat. JH asks him, excuse me, can we just sit over here? (KS is sitting int he other area so JA doesn’t want to see her.) The date agrees and asks if she is okay. JA says no at first, but then she says yes.
KS’s appa comes in and passes JA. He goes back to her and says, aren’t you JA? Nice to see you again. KS is over there. She says she knows. Appa leaves and goes to sit with KS. JA sits back down with her blind date.
JH is working out elsewhere.
It is awkward between everyone. JA excuses herself. Her date sighs a big sigh. KS and her father don’t talk.
JA goes to the back and calls someone, she looks concerned. the person she is calling is not picking up. It looks like she might be calling JH, but he is excercising and running on the treadmill.
Appa asks about JH. How long is she going to do this? KS says it is strange for him to expect anything from her. He says they don’t have time to do nonsense, he thought she had something to tell him when she called him. KS says it was nothing, she just wanted to make sure JH and her weren’t alone in this world. She just wanted to check on her parents. He says she is old enough to not need parents. Peoples fixed ideas are funny.
JA tells her date that she is sorry. He says she knows she is bad today. She apologizes again. He says soetimes he had to go to a blind date and be the subject of the other person, but today is teh worst. He is sorry that he can’t say anything, he hopes she has someone that she already loves. JA tells him that he is a good person. he asks about the friend behind her. JA says that is her friend and father. He says it shouldn’t be any problem between them and their blind date, but why is she looking at you like she wants to kill you?
Appa tells KS that JA grew up well. Is she dating anyone? What about JH? KS says she doens’t know. Appa says time goes by fast. KS asks him what kids are to him? Just some wild flowers that grow? She gave up college for JH. He gave up his art and went to a game company. Appa is annoyed and tells her to shut up. She tells him not to shut her up, she is here to tell him this. The worst thing he didn to them was to take their young life from them. JH is a good person. He is too grown up and doesnt’ get angry. You made him like that. Being bad is too much for them because you are around. KS leaves.
She walks right past JA but doens’t look at her. JA takes a deep breath, she heard it all and is teary. her date says that they should leave. But JA just starts crying softly. The date leaves.
The blind date goes outside and asks KS what the deal is with her and JA. KS is all like, who are you? The man says he is the blind date person. KS tells himt hat she is her ex-sister-in-law. Then she gets in a taxi and leaves.
JH finished working out and checks his phone. He calls.
At the hotel, Appa sits with JA.
JH can’t get through and hangs up the phone.
Appa and JA sit quietly as the waiteress gives them something to drink. Appa asks JA if she knows how JH lives now? KS didn’t tell him anything. JA says he is doing okay, she thinks. He wants to know if he is dating anyone. She says sorry. He wants to know what that means. She says she is sorry because she doesnt’ know well. He tells her that she is too polite. Her parents are very classical. JA says her parents are stubborn. He says it isn’t that they are bad, but it must be a big headache for their daughter. Was that your boyfriend? JA says no…just….sorry. He asks her why he is sorry to her. It is not like she is polite? She smiles and says that she is sorry again, she doenst’ know why. She takes a sip of he drink.
JH calls KS as he gets in his car. He is talking to KS. KS tells him that JS isn’t coming today. JH wants to know why? KS is pissed though and tells JH that he only worries about JH, she met their appa today, isn’t he curious? JH asks about JA today but KS just tells him that she isnt’ coming tonight. He tries to call JA but it doesn’t go through.
JA and Appa leave. He says maybe they won’t see each other anymore. JA says that his kids miss him. Appa asks how his JH is. He just wonders what kind of man he is now. JA says he is a very warm guy. then it is quiet for a moment. Appa tells her, short bye-bye. They shake hands and leave. JA gets into a taxi. It leaves.
But then JA runs back. She says they should see each other. At least the two of them. She will report secretly how KS and JH live. He should at least now that. He says she started first? She says, yeah, I like to do those things. Call me please! JA left her card with Appa and runs off again.
Appa smiles and looks at JA, then he says, joon-hee, jashik.
In the taxi, JA asks the taxi to just drop her off on the side of the road. She is really sorry about it. really sorry. He drops her off. She starts walking on the sidewalk.
The “Stand by Your Man” song plays as JA walks down the sidewalk. Then it ends.
JH gets to his apartment complex and goes to his house, he is upset. sisters place. he puts in the code and goes inside. She goes to his place. Sister and brother argue about her meeting with Appa. He wants to know why she met him and saw whatever she saw. KS says that he needs to know what JA is doing. Doesn’t he know that this family doesnt’ care about him at all. We are not stupid, I know what you experienced from that family. JH says that he will solve whatever JA did between them too, not with her and them. She wants to know if he will hide things now? He says he will hide more things now.
This makes KS really sad, her voice trembles when she says JH’s name. His voice shakes as well as he asks her what he can do for her? He hugs her quietly and she lets him.
Umma is on the phone with someone and it sounds like they are talking about he blind date. It looks like the other family thinks that JA secretly got married and the ex sister-in-law was hiding in the hotel. Umma says this is a mistake, you are my friend, how can you say that! They get off the phone. Umma is winded from all the stress with the situation. She fills appa in on it a little bit and then calls someone else.
Umma – Okay, you are not picking up the phone, okay. This, she is with JH.
Appa tries to get her to stop. he tells her that they are not together, JH is not that bad. Umma wants to know what happened. Appa tells her to just wait, they can listen to her. Appa leaves to his room.
Meanwhile, JA is at a cafe by herself. She gets a text from her appa.
Appa: what happened today?
JA looks at it and sighs. then she rests her head on her hand and looks out the window. Cut to JH sitting at home, depressed. he is resting on his knees as well. JA looks at her cell phone, but she puts it down and starts thinking. It fades out on that.
then it fades in to JA walking down the street. It is night now and she is walking alone. Then it starts raining suddenly. She looks up at the sky and then runs off screen.
JH is at home. He grabs a drink from the fridge and looks outside at the rain.
JA is under a covering on the side of a building. She is alone.
JH is at home and looks at the floor as he stands by his window.
JA looks left to right as she stands by the building. It keeps raining.
Meanwhile, Appa is yelling at Umma as Umma tries to leave and catch JA. SH comes out and yells at them to stop. What if JA does something else, what if she kills herself? That stuff doens’t just happen to other people. I thought about it in high school as well. You two keep doing this, what if they just run away! You think he is not good enough for you, but that is not a good enough escuse. You see other kids doing bad things, we are the same! People think we also aren’t good enough Don’t matter in her life anymore! Umma says that she is her parent. SH says that this is violence, you make us go crazy! We shouldn’t live this primitively. SH storms back into his room. Appa walks to the couch, he looks so secretly happy. Umma is left steaming.
Appa goes to SH’s room, his face is stern. he tells SH that Umma is laying on the bed now. SH says that he is sorry he raised his voice. Appa tells him, good job. You said the right thing. Don’t think that umma is cruel to kids. No parents want their kids to go bad. SH says he understands that, but that donst’ mean that what they prepare is good. Appa says that parents want their kids to make good choices. Appa says that marrying JH is adventurous. SH wants to know why he is adventurous. Appa tells him not to be too hard on his sister. Call her. SH picks up his phone.
Cut to JH getting a text.
SH: Are you with JA?
JH: Where are you?
JH gets up and goes outside. But he runs right into JA sitting outside under and umbrella, lol. He asks her why she is there, you should have just called me and come in or whatever. He tells her to stand up. She says it is raining, spring rain. he tells her to stand up. She says it is srping rain. He tells her he knows, just stand up. he kneels, what is it? She says her blood is cut. He laughs. He tells her that she did this because he is angry. But she says that she is dying. He laughs some more. You aer killing me.
They go inside. JA asks him if he was angry, he says he was. She wanted to call him, but she didn’t. She thought he wouldnt’ pick up the phone. JH says, noona, you have a lot of strategy today. He gently rubs his hands along her hair and tells her that she looks more like a little sister when he sees her like this. She says, yes, oppa. He tells her that she is back making jokes. JA tells him that she just did what her mother wanted and thought she wouldnt’ ask her to do these things anymore. But she was stupid and when she saw KS she realized it. Do you hate me know? He says, yes. He hates her so much and he feels like he is dying. So he will do whatever, he will love JA and if you make more trouble….she says she won’t make more trouble.
He asks her why she dressed up so pretty. She asks, am I pretty? She says these are her blind date clothes. He asks, you had a lot of blind dates? She says of course! I am old enough! They continue laughing and joking about that. Then they say, let’s go out! There song starts playing.
They go out into the rain and start running and playing and kissing under the rain. A car plashes water on them and JA gets super wet. JH laughs. They keep walking. We only see their green umbrella for a moment and then the camera scrolls to their legs walking, then it cuts to their full image from the front as he holds the umbrella over her with one arm and the other arm pulling her tightly to him. They stop and kiss under the rain as if they are the only two people in the world. Then they smile and hug and keep walking happily hugged up and in the rain.
They stop for a moment at a bus stop and just look at each other and smile. She hugs him and says, “I love you.” He asks her why she won’t say that and look at him. She says it is because she is a sinner. He tells her she should get punished then. He grabs her and pulls her over his shoulder and takes off into the rain. She screams as the music fades in “la la la, little sweet melody…”
She manages to get to her feet and chases him around in the rain. She can’t catch him, he just runs in circles around her as they keep getting drenched in the rain. But then he lets her catch him and they hold onto each other and laugh.
The music keeps playing as they walk down the street together. The rain stopped. they get to their secret spot and cut through the fence. then they reach JA’s building. They seem to walk slower and slower as they approach her front door.
JA – My present (she hands him the umbrella)…if you throw this away….
JH – Your mocking me (she said what he said before)
They laugh, he tells her to go inside. She goes inside and they wave and playfully walk to the elevator and stand by the entrance. JH plays with the door as JA goes to the elevator. Both doors keep opening as they dont’ want to see each other leave.
The door bings as JA goes into her home. Appa is there in the living room he turns off the TV. He greets her and tells her that she is late. Go rest. Appa walks to his room. JA is kind of stunned.
Appa goes into his room, his wife is sleeping. He turns off the lights and gets into bed quietly.
JA goes to her brothers room. They are awkward for a moment. She asks him if anything happened today? He says of course something happened. She asks why Umma is so quiet? He says she doesn’t have any energy or it isn’t worth it. JA tells SH that JH nd KS saw her in the hotel and saw that she had a blind date. SH thinks she is stupid. SH tells her not to take JH lightly. When JH says no, it means you will never go back, you should know that. (uh oh, that sounds foreboding).
JA gets to work. She walks into the company. One person claps as they see her and they tell her welcome back. The people tell her, finally she is back. BR looks at her and perhaps they motion to go outside together. BR goes out so her and JA talk. JA pulls her to a secret spot and tells her that she wrote down everything about the harassment and sent it to YI. BR apologizes. JA says she was apart of it. BR says that no one is speaking up because they worry about being fired. But she tells her good job. JA thinks it is too early to compliment her, it is not an easy issue. BR thinks, what if… But JA tells her not to think about it, she doenst’ want to think about future problems. They should be positive. BR asks if she has any other worries. JA says everyone has their own worries, when they are at work, they should just think about work.
YI meets with the CEO, he wonders how someone can endure that for 10 years. he tellsher that she raised her person well. YI says that doens’t sound like a compliment. He says it is not. He thinks JA might get hurt if this gets out. He is worried about her, no one will take her position (?) sometimes the accusser becomes the victim. YI asks, should she not make this happen? the CEO is a bit dubious with his language.
SY meets with HG and tells him everything about what is going on. It looks like CG is blaming everything on HG. HG is enraged. he says he will accuse CG!
JM and CG talk on the roof about HG being fired soon so they will be promoted. They contacted current and ex employees, so it will be soon. They are basically joking and laughing about taking care of each other if they get promoted.
JA and JH are in the car, parked. JA says KS is not picking up the phone or checking her KaTalk. JH tells her to just leave her alone for now. They talk and JH jokes with her a little about him not being good enough. JA tells him not to joke like that. His boyfriend is very confident, don’t joke like that. JH pinches her cheeks and wants to know what he should do with that woman, she sings, “you should love her,” he starts laughing.
Upstairs, Umma is giving JA the silent treatment. JA asks Appa when umma took off the cast, but he doesn’t’ respond either.
JH’s Appa goes into his hotel room and calls someone. KS gets a phone call. She walks away from the phone, but then she checks it.
Appa: Can I see JH?
KS texts JH.
KS: Would you like to see Father at least once?
JH checks it and throws his phone away.
KS: Don’t care about him, as you did, we will just live happily so dont’ worry about us.
Appa checks the phone, he takes a stiff drink.
JA is out with her female colleagues. they are off trying on sunglasses and talking about cheating husbands. How can men cheat? Men can say any lie for their goals. All men have a secret so be careful. JA wants to know how she can know those secrets. YW says, as soon as you know the secret, it will be a big problem. Men are that complicated. She says she read it in a book.
They get back to their building and wait for the elevator. Chinese business men come and greet them at the elevator. BR pulls JA to the side and asks her if JH is going out of the country? This project is about that. JA tells him no. But BR tells him that this is important, it looks like he will go to China.
JA is concerned. At her desk, she texts JH if he ate and if he is busy.
Upstairs, JH is in a meeting with all the Chinese business men. It looks like this is weighing on him but he tries to put on a professional face.
JH meets with JA afterwards and wants to know if she is upset that he didn’t pick up his KaTalk? She brings up China. He says he isn’t’ going to China. She says she can use up all her vacation and visit him. He asks hr if she has stress and she says she doesn’t. then she gets a call and has to walk to another corner of the roof to answer it.
She walks back and tells JH that they can’t go to the movies today. Her Umma is sick so she should go home early. Jh tells her that she should go, lets go back down. they walk off and he asks her when she will finish. they joke, he asks her if she is addicted.
JH goes back to work and tells his Chinese collegues that one character might be better than another one. JA prepares to go out.
Later, JA sends JH a text.
JA: I am going home, enjoy your dinner. Kiss.
JH gets up.
JA runs to the lobby, JH’s father is there. he has something that looks like a gift. JA greets him and pulls him out the door. She tells him to follow her. But then she gets a phone call. She picks it up. He asks her where she is going. She says home. She looks around and asks him if he sees her….it is….
JH is hiding behind one of the pillars and looking at her. He is pissed.
JH – Come here……
She says, Joon Hee, just wait…..
JH – Didn’t you here me? JUST COME BACK!