It’s Okay to Not Be Okay: Episode 1 Recap & Review

This is the Recap & Review for It’s Okay to Not Be Okay: Episode 1. Kang-Tae is a nursing assistant working for a mental hospital, and he has to work hard to live with his older brother after his parents passed away.

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay: Episode 1 Recap & Review

It's Okay to Not Be Okay

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay recap contains spoilers.

The older brother Sang-Tae is an autism sufferer, and he was expelled by the school when he got sick. Kang-Tae has to take Sang-Tae home and take care of him. Sang-Tae is good at drawing, and he likes the writer Moon-Young’s novel.

Moon-Young is known because of her fairy tale book. But she doesn’t know what is love because of birth defect. She makes the little fan cry, and Sang-In makes up for her.

There is a psychopath who tried to take her daughter to take life. The daughter needs to get psychological counseling because she was startled.

Kang-Tae tells Sang-Tae that Moon-Young will come to the hospital for the book meeting. He promises to ask her for the autographed photo. But the psychopath runs away from the hospital, and the book meeting has to be ended.

It makes Moon-Young angry, and the psychopath takes away her daughter. Moon-Young runs into her dad who intends to take her to die.

Moon-Young blames Dad for not taking responsibility. He is choking of her, and she remembers he almost killed her when she was a kid. The scared little girl catches the chance to flee, and she runs into Kang-Tae.

Kang-Tae contacts his colleague to take care of the little girl. He goes to the stage and saves Moon-Young while taking down the patient.

But Moon-Young takes the knife and tries to stab Dad. Kang-Tae catches the knife to stop Moon-Young. But his right hand is bleeding.

The book meeting needs someone to take responsibility, and Kang-Tae is fired. The friend Jae-Soo gives Kang-Tae a ride to make him feel better. But the motorcycle is broken. So the two have to push the motorcycle home.

Kang-Tae remembers he promised Sang-Tae the autographed photo. He asks Jae-Soo to fake the autographed photo of Moon-Young, and gives it to Sang-Tae. But Sang-Tae sees it and gets angry.

Moon-Young’s father Dae-Hwan has alzheimer disease, and he needs to get surgery. The nurse Joo-Ri contacts Moon-Young and asks her to sign the family agreement. But Moon-Young claims that she can only consider it when Joo-Ri visits her.

Joo-Ri visits Moon-Young, and she doesn’t like her at all even if they were classmates. Moon-Young doesn’t care for Dae-Hwan, and she tells Joo-Ri that she can only agree to sign when she becomes Dae-Hwan’s daughter. Joo-Ri promises it.

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay ends with Sang-In calling Kang-Tae for making up for Moon-Young. Kang-Tae agrees to it, and he wants to make sure if Moon-Young was the one he fell for when he was a child.

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