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Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 152
by | July 6, 2013 | 27 Comments
We pick back up with the second half of our Jung Woo-sung Special as he goes through Variety 101  with our cast. He’ll learn the ropes to what it takes to bring on the laughs in variety, although it’s safe to say that he’s already captured our hearts. Then we’re introduced to a familiar face... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers: Episode 1
by | July 5, 2013 | 129 Comments
EPISODE 1. Broadcast on July 5, 2013. girlfriday: Here we are with the first episode of tvN’s new Friday variety show Grandpas Over Flowers, helmed by PD Na Young-seok, of the original 1 Night 2 Days. javabeans: He’s definitely the main reason this show has been on our radar. Yes, the premise is cheeky, but... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 151
by | June 30, 2013 | 40 Comments
Don’t let that angelic smile fool you—that man is a lethal assassin-for-hire who will stop at nothing to find his target. With over a hundred cameras to help him out, you might think that victory is guaranteed. But nothing is a sure thing in varietyland. What I can tell you, however, is that you’ll get a... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 444
by | June 29, 2013 | 134 Comments
EPISODE 444. Broadcast on June 23, 2013. javabeans: So here we are for Part 2 of the Bokbulbok Trip, where the show has to go to Joo-won’s hometown (Seoul), in the luxury RV, wearing team T-shirts (which got swapped for slightly more embarrassing outfits), with a stop along the way (to a member’s home), with... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 150
by | June 23, 2013 | 94 Comments
Today, we meet the Running Man Avengers. Every superhero has an origin story, and it’s no different in varietyland. Yet with so many superpowers to keep track of, it’s hard to differentiate who are the superheroes and who are the super-enemies in this universe. Will the heroes join forces to pool their superpowers or will... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 443
by | June 22, 2013 | 68 Comments
EPISODE 443. Broadcast on June 16, 2013. girlfriday: The boys gather outside KBS for a new trip, and there’s a big fanfare over props today. Either it’s a special, or someone just really wanted to empty out the prop truck. javabeans: I would like to take this moment to point out that if you call... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
More crackling wit from Grandpas Over Flowers
by | June 20, 2013 | 62 Comments
The more promo I see for this show the more excited I get. tvN’s new travel variety show Grandpas Over Flowers is gearing up for its premiere in just two weeks, and things are looking good. First, there’s just a whole lot of Na PD (Na Young-seok, of 1 Night 2 Days) in front of... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 149
by | June 16, 2013 | 60 Comments
You’ll have to make sure to watch your tail in this Gumiho race where one wrong move might mean that you’re bewitched by one of our six gumihos today. Acquiring a tail, let alone nine, is no easy feat especially with a no-nonsense mat-sunbae around ready with a killer elbow and a fiery tongue. EPISODE... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 442
by | June 15, 2013 | 58 Comments
EPISODE 442. Broadcast on June 9, 2013. javabeans: So this is Part 2 of the Yoona-Kimchi-Eel-Fishing-Taste-Matching special, and our two teams have both gotten a chance to sample their main ingredient. Now it’s time to figure out what foods best complement them. girlfriday: Each team has sent a member out to sea, and Tae-hyun lands... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Eun Ji-won courted to replace Yoo Se-yoon on Barefoot Friends
by | June 9, 2013 | 80 Comments
Eun Ji-won and Kang Ho-dong reunited? Baby Bear and Papa Bear, together again? I love a lot of variety bromances, but this is one of my all-time favorites. Word is that Eun Ji-won (Answer Me 1997) is being courted to join the cast of Kang Ho-dong’s SBS variety show Barefoot Friends, following the exit of... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 148
by | June 9, 2013 | 40 Comments
Get ready to eat enough food until your stomach bursts in this week’s episode of Food Jumanji. It takes a serial eater to eat through the bowls of noodles and acorn jelly, which should be a nicer welcome than discovering a lion in your aunt’s bedroom. Be careful of where you land on this game... More »