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Air weekdate:Tuesday Cast:Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Jean Yoon, Amanda Brugel, Andrea Bang, Andrew Phung, Benjamin Beauchemin, John Ng, Nicole Power, Simu Liu, Sugith Varughese Genre:Comedy Channel:CBC (CA) Status:Continuing
KIM’S CONVENIENCE is the funny, heartfelt story of The Kims, a Korean-Canadian family, running a convenience store in downtown Toronto. Mr. and Mrs. Kim (‘Appa’ and ‘Umma’) immigrated to Toronto in the 80’s to set up shop near Regent Park and had two kids, Jung and Janet who are now young adults. However, when Jung was 16, he and Appa had a major falling out involving a physical fight, stolen money and Jung leaving home. Father and son have been estranged since. Now, Appa and Umma run the store along with Janet who is studying photography at art school. Meanwhile Jung, who secretly stays in contact with Umma and Janet, is trying to turn his life around and recently landed a job at a car rental agency. The world of KIM’S CONVENIENCE is real, colourful and urban – a diverse landscape of people and places and at the heart is the Kim family and their store. While the family continues to work and live, finding humour in the everyday tasks of running the store, they long for the day when …
Kim's Convenience season 1 episodes list:
Mr. Kim offers a gay discount at the store, while Mrs. Kim tries to find Janet a cool, Christian, Korean boyfriend.
Mr. Kim gets competitive with Janet over who is the better photographer. When Jung applies for a promotion it has a surprising effect on Mrs. Kim and Kimchee.
Jung draws the wrong kind of attention from his boss when he gives Kimchee a Korean wedgie at work. Mr. Kim commissions Janet's friend Gerald to take his photo instead of asking Janet.
Mr. Kim is frustrated with Frank, a repairman who talks too much, while Janet's cousin Nayoung visits from Korea, challenging Janet's sense of what it means to be "Korean."
Mr. Chin asks Mr. Kim to be his wingman on a date, which is fine until Mrs. Kim tags along. Janet asks Jung to help her fix a dripping pipe at the store, but the repair is interrupted by an intruder.
Mr. Kim scolds Janet's professor's kid; Jung discovers Kimchee's method to make extra money.
Janet is taking a Hapkido class, but Mr. Kim questions her teacher's techniques. Jung runs into an old flame and Mrs. Kim tries to get them back together.
Mr. and Mrs. Kim's relationship is tested when Mr. Kim offers free stuff at the store to the attractive new female pastor. Janet dates Jung's friend Alex, and Jung pretends to be cool with it.
Mr. Kim tries to prove to Janet that best before dates are meaningless. Mrs. Kim tries not to be embarrassed by her children at the church bazaar.
Janet is tired of working at the store for free. When Mr. Kim refuses to pay her, Janet looks for work elsewhere.
Appa gets it right 50% of the time.
Mr. Kim discovers a lump on his back. Jung is Shannon's plus one at a work event.
Janet has big news, but first she, her mother, and Jung have to get through the church family singing festival. Mr. Kim lets the attention from his fancy new SUV go to his head.
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