Kim's Convenience: Season 1, Episode 1

Gay Discount (Oct 11, 2016)

TV Episode22 min.Comedy
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Kim and his family, his wife, and daughter run a convenience store in a Canadian city that is not named. Kim upsets two gay men who want to put a sign in his convenience store window about a gay pride parade...when one of the men threatens to report Kim for being prejudice, Kim offers a 15% (first 50%discount but Kim lowers it after the two men leave his store) to all gays during the gay pride week...Kim says he has great 'gayar' and during the episode he gives the discount to those he believes, correctly, to be gay..even if the customer isn't sure yet. Kim's daughter want to borrow the family van but Kim will not let her, and her mother wants to set her up with a nice Christian, Korean, church going guy...the daughter is 20 and her mother is concerned she will be alone and not have 'many children'. The mother tries to 'hire' a nice Christian, Korean, church going guy so he can meet her daughter, but the daughter figures out what is going on and bolts...visiting her brother, who works at a local car rental agency. Kim's daughter rents a car from her brother and asks her dad to return it ...and we find out that Kim and his son have not talked or seen each other in years...and the daughter is trying to get the two to talk. When Kim returns the car he sees his son and elects not to talk to him by returning the car to the manager of the rental agency....When Kim returns to the convenience store his wife and daughter prod Kim to see if he talked to his son...but Kim tells them he did not see him. Kim continues to give a discount to gay people who come to the store...and do so by his choice...the daughter realizes her mom is trying to find her a 'good, Christian, Korean, church going '' guy...the daughter brings into the store a nice guy she introduces to her parents as Korean.. The young man passes the questions test that Kim's dad asks proving he is Korean so the parents are fine with their daughter dating the young man...As the daughter and her male friend leave the store, the daughter says that she has coached the man so he would know the right answers. This is the first episode of this series and it appears on the CBC television network as an original production. Written By kp  Less

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