Season 1, Episode 4 – “Frank and Nayoung”
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.’ Jung and Shannon get tickets to a basketball game, but Jung starts to wonder if Shannon thinks it’s a date.
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.