Korean Sitcoms/Variety Shows

Casting news and episode recaps of sitcoms and variety programs -- reality, game, and talk shows (i.e., Running Man, 1 Night 2 Days, Grandpas Over Flowers).
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Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 273
by | November 21, 2015 | 23 Comments
Our cast is put up to a new kind of challenge this week: a live audience. Bringing laughs on stage week after week is no easy feat, but today’s guests are always prepared to use humor to make someone smile. This Laughter Battle will force our cast to learn the ins and out of comedy... More »

Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 272
by | November 14, 2015 | 64 Comments
Guests, guests, and guests, oh my! This week brings the second half of the greatest number of people on Running Man yet. Amidst the numerous introductions, there are gems to be had, jokes to be swapped, and a fervor that is unmatched. We find out just how many friends our cast can call upon and... More »

Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 271
by | November 7, 2015 | 66 Comments
If you thought fourteen guests was a crowd, make room for a 100 vs. 100 battle. Prepare yourselves for stuntmen, pro wrestlers, judo athletes, more wrestlers, and a taekwondo team to take on our cast, who will need to call upon a bunch of celebrities to help them win the most epic nametag ripping mission... More »

Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 270
by | October 31, 2015 | 27 Comments
Our cast is thrown for a loop this week when they find themselves tangled up in a game of someone else’s making. Every room in this place holds unique surprises and mysteries, some of which will leave them baffled while others will make them want to pull their hair out in frustration. Will they be... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Na PD brings back another season of Youths Over Flowers
by | October 30, 2015 | 42 Comments
PD Na Young-seok has announced that his next series for tvN will be a new installment of Youths Over Flowers, the travel backpacking variety show spinoff of Grandpas Over Flowers that aired its first season in 2014. The series is being planned for the post-Three Meals a Day: Fishing Village slot on Friday nights this... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 269
by | October 23, 2015 | 38 Comments
It’s a nostalgia-centered theme this week as our cast brings in some of their most precious belongings and travels to various establishments that have been around for decades, some nearly a century. Every year they collect counts to their end goal, and even if a few references are a wee before my time, there are... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 268
by | October 16, 2015 | 42 Comments
Our cast will return to school this week to get to know their deskmates with whom they’ll eat lunch, play games, and try to prevent one another from winning. The pairs will be looking for legendary couple rings known to keep its wearers together forever. With tasty food, unique roll combinations, and frightening teachers, will... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 267
by | October 9, 2015 | 25 Comments
This week’s episode will test teamwork, trust, and telepathy among our cast members as their busy lives are put on pause for the next 24 hours. Stuck together in a collective space, they’ll need to come up with ways to pass the time. For a group of people who are known to betray, suspect, and... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Back at sea for Three Meals a Day: Fishing Village
by | October 6, 2015 | 29 Comments
You know, Three Meals a Day has only been off the air for a few weeks (while Na PD was busy running around China with the 1N2D boys), but I’ve missed it a little. I guess I’ve just gotten used to the low-key everyday farm hijinks. I’m even more excited that this next season is... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
New Journey to the West: Episodes 20-23 (Final)
by | October 5, 2015 | 33 Comments
javabeans: New Journey to the West ended this week, and, as we’ve come to expect of Na PD shows, was a hit from start to finish. Really, as soon as it was over I read a bunch of articles that used phrases like “Na PD’s magic” and “This is why we need Na PD” and... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 266
by | October 2, 2015 | 29 Comments
If you’ve missed the trademark qualities of Running Man that made this show shine, I’m happy to report that this year’s Chuseok special puts the last few weeks to shame. Get ready for a 90-minute adventure filled with reversals, betrayals, and genuine laugh out loud moments as our cast tries to keep the multitude of... More »

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5 Badass. Omg. Squee.

4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

1 I want my hour back!

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