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Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 125
by | December 30, 2012 | 31 Comments
It’s a Christmas Special on this week’s Running Man. Who needs one Santa when you can get five? With snowballs and snow massages, this show delivers endless hilarity and laughs from start to finish. I’ll be honest – there were times when this recap was in danger of never being written because I was in... More »


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1 Night 2 Days: Episode 418
by | December 29, 2012 | 53 Comments
EPISODE 418. Broadcast on December 23, 2012. javabeans: We’re back with the “Winter Health Special” (pssssh, “health” my foot) on the snowy deserted island! Brrr. And suddenly I’m not quite so cold anymore. Y’know, I wonder if that’s part of why this show is so popular the nation over—makes you appreciate what you’ve got and... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 124
by | December 23, 2012 | 42 Comments
In a faraway realm of variety, the Running Man Kingdom is in need of a ruler. But watch out – a taste of power can be a dangerous thing. You don’t know what kind of royal you’ll get: a benevolent one, a dictator, or just a royal pain in the ass. But hey – it... More »


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1 Night 2 Days: Episode 417
by | December 22, 2012 | 55 Comments
EPISODE 417. Broadcast on December 16, 2012. javabeans: New episode, new trip! girlfriday: Whee! The boys gather someplace cold (though I guess at this time of year everywhere in Korea is cold) and hop around during the opening. It seems like they’re talking just to keep their lips from freezing shut. javabeans: Why does Bird... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 123
by | December 16, 2012 | 43 Comments
This episode is permtastic. Who knew that making kimchi would be this much work? Our Running Man cast run around like farmhands, gathering ingredients to concoct that perfect batch of kimchi. But in order to look the part, they’ll need to pull on some comfy ajumma clothes, don that classic hairstyle, and be willing to... More »


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1 Night 2 Days: Episode 416
by | December 15, 2012 | 66 Comments
EPISODE 416. Broadcast on December 9, 2012. javabeans: We come back to the tiny island village where the cast (and special guests) have just put on a concert for the locals. Now it’s time to assign sleeping rights… which should be interesting since it’s windy and wet out, with muddy puddles everywhere. For our entertainment’s... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 122
by | December 9, 2012 | 50 Comments
We’re time-travelling back to the 80′s and 90′s in this Running Man time capsule. Before the era of the idol Oppas and Unnis, these legendary men and women ruled the stage. This episode is filled with physical comedy that will have you laughing from start to finish and now, I want to listen to all... More »


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1 Night 2 Days: Episode 415
by | December 8, 2012 | 64 Comments
EPISODE 415. Broadcast on December 2, 2012. girlfriday: We continue with the Island Song Festival trip, and the boys finally make it to basecamp after Jong-shin’s little dip in the ocean. Tae-hyun practices his trot number, which apparently includes a comedy routine where one of them plays It Doesn’t Hurt and It’s Not Cold. He... More »


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MBC cancels variety show Come to Play
by | December 8, 2012 | 60 Comments
Wow, someone’s gone trigger-happy over at MBC — right on the heels of the network’s sitcom cancellation (What Is a Mom? and the sitcom time slot along with it) the broadcaster has announced the sudden cancellation of Yoo Jae-suk talk show Come to Play, after eight years on the air as a variety mainstay. Tags:... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
MBC cancels Mom, quits sitcoms for good
by | December 6, 2012 | 55 Comments
Whoa, this is a dramatic (and sudden!) step for MBC, which announced this week that they are not only cutting their daily sitcom What Is a Mom? (er, as in, What’s the Meaning of Moms Everywhere) but getting rid of their daily sitcoms entirely. According to a senior representative with MBC, sitcoms have been on... More »


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Running Man: Episode 121
by | December 2, 2012 | 50 Comments
Now that our Running Man secret agents have earned a license to kill, it’s time to live and let die in this second half. Even though they’re a part of her Majesty’s secret service, it’s every 00 for themselves. Soon they may find that this world is not enough, ’cause hey – you only live... More »