The Golden Spoon Episode 5 Recap: Will BTOB Yook Sungjae Successfully Return To His Old Life?

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Since its premiere on September 23, 2022, The Golden Spoon has attracted much interest.

Inspired by a webtoon of the same name, The Golden Spoon tells the narrative of a young man from a low-income background who, via a series of challenges, comes into possession of a magical spoon with the power to swap their lives with that of a friend from a wealthy background. BTOB Sungjae, DIA Jung Chaeyeon, Lee Jong Won, and Yeonwoo are the main cast members of the MBC Kdrama.

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The Golden Spoon Episode 5 aired on October 7, 2022, at 9:50 PM KST. According to Nielsen Korea, Episode 5 received a nationwide viewership rating of 5.9%.

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Here is a The Golden Spoon Episode 5 recap and everything that happened in the new Kdrama series from Disney+.

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The Golden Spoon Episode 5 Recap

The Golden Spoon Episode 5 sees Seungcheon rushing to the hospital after hearing that his father, Lee Cheol, is involved in an accident. Seungcheon feels heartbreaking pain when he sees Taeyong holding on to his father’s hand.

Lee Cheol suddenly loses consciousness and goes into emergency surgery. Thankfully, he recovers from the critical condition, and the doctor says he will regain consciousness in an unknown time.

Realizing this is a punishment, Seungcheon returns to where he meets the old lady who gave him the golden spoon. Soon, Seungcheon returns to his body and runs back to the hospital to check in with his father.

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Yook Sungjae Begs To Return To His Old Life In The Golden Spoon Episode 5

Seungcheon had the opportunity to miraculously return to his life with just one meal from his house. The old lady asks him if he will not regret his decision, to which Seungcheon firmly responds that he will not see her again.

However, contrary to what the old lady said, Taeyong vaguely remembers living as Seungcheol even after returning to his original life. Taeyong’s father notices how his attitude changes.

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On the other hand, Lee Cheol gets charged with 100 million won to repair the damaged car during his accident at the construction site, leaving the family on the brink once again. Sung-Ah proposes the idea of going to an entertainment establishment while their mother, Sun-Hye, decides to sell her organs for money.

Seungcheon visits President Hwang to beg him to lend 100 million won, but Hwang Hyun-Do only hurts his feelings as he tells him that his poverty can never be collateral. In the end, Seungcheon leaves the mansion, hoping to look for another way to relieve their lives from debt.

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Yook Sungjae Contemplates Whether He Should Change His Life Once More In The Golden Spoon Episode 5

Seungcheon begins to work part-time jobs while studying for the college entrance exam. A year has passed since then, and his other classmates have already been accepted to college.

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It seems that Seungcheon’s family was living in a space in Yeojin’s house in exchange for borrowing 100 million won a year ago. Seungcheon accompanies Yeojin to Taeyong’s house, where he meets Juhee again.

Yeojin reveals that Seungcheon has lived inside their house because they have a debt to pay. Hearing how Yeojin degrades his life in front of Juhee, Seungcheon runs out, humiliated. Juhee follows him and resolves misunderstandings that had accumulated in the one year they have not contacted each other. Juhee confesses to Seungcheon, while the latter confirms his romantic feelings.

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Meanwhile, Yeojin reveals to Seungcheon that she has also used the golden spoon, confirming her real identity as Nara. Yeojin throws away Seungcheon’s golden spoon and threatens him.

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