Archive for the ‘Sitcoms/Variety Shows’ Category

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Youths Over Flowers: Episode 7
by | September 16, 2014 | 73 Comments
javabeans: We start the first episode of the Laos trip with a clip of the Peru trip, labeled the last night of “the old youths.” Lol. Like it wasn’t rubbing it in enough to call Sang, Juck, and Hee-yeol “youths” in the first place. girlfriday: You just know Na PD was snickering to himself the... More »


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Running Man: Episode 212
by | September 12, 2014 | 29 Comments
Working with numbers has never been so confusing than in this second half, where our teams will do almost anything to avoid a hellish roller coaster ride overseas. Little do they know that getting on the ride is only the beginning of a terrifying (or thrill-tastic) experience, but on the bright side, at least they... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Youths Over Flowers: Episode 6
by | September 9, 2014 | 22 Comments
javabeans: So we’ve already seen the end of the Peru trip, but this is the special extra episode (the “director’s cut”) that was added on to show us scenes that hadn’t been shown the first time around. I’m always a little iffy on these extra episodes because if they were good scenes, they would have... More »


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Running Man: Episode 211
by | September 5, 2014 | 30 Comments
This amusement park-themed episode is more like a warm-up to the upcoming Numbers Game, with snippets of introduction of the various players involved. I’m hoping that we’ll get more of the action in next week’s episode, but then again there are some hilarious moments that make these ninety minutes feel short and sweet. Like Jae-suk... More »


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Na PD baits Lee Seo-jin to headline new variety show
by | September 5, 2014 | 28 Comments
girlfriday: Ooh, Na PD (Na Young-seok) is doing a new show! Okay, so technically he’s always doing a new show with Grandpas Over Flowers leading to Noonas and Youths and so forth, but apparently he’s switching gears with his next variety program and stepping away from the Over Flowers theme. javabeans: Is it really switching... More »


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Grandpas Over Flowers gets remade for American TV
by | September 4, 2014 | 55 Comments
And evil genius Na PD continues on the path of global dominion. The concept for his highly successful and groundbreaking variety show Grandpas Over Flowers has become the first-ever Korean reality show exported to American broadcast TV. While CJ E&M, the media conglomerate that owns tvN and other cable channels, has sold shows to other... More »


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Youths Over Flowers: Episode 5
by | September 3, 2014 | 24 Comments
javabeans: We resume on the last morning, when the three guys wake up extra early to begin their trip to Machu Picchu, which is the highlight they’ve all been waiting for. girlfriday: They get up while it’s still dark and Sang is so eager that he’s dressed and downstairs first. Problem is, he goes outside... More »


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Running Man: Episode 210
by | August 29, 2014 | 34 Comments
It’s up to our cast to choose their own teammate for this week’s baduk pieces tournament. They’ll meet a variety of famous faces from all different kinds of agencies along the way, but only one celebrity can help them come up on top. There are a few unexpected personalities that give us plenty of laughs... More »


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Youths Over Flowers: Episode 4
by | August 26, 2014 | 39 Comments
girlfriday: Hee-yeol and Juck go wandering through the big square at night and decide they suddenly need scarves, and the saleslady suddenly puts this awesomely large hat on top of Hee-yeol’s head, and then comes back to add a sparkly skirt. Do you think they just have fun messing with tourists like this? javabeans: Yes.... More »


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Running Man: Episode 209
by | August 22, 2014 | 66 Comments
The past meets present in this Triangle Mystery where ajusshi-dols go head to head against some of the popular idols of today. Get ready for ninety minutes of reminiscing about old times, rolling around in the mud, and flying through the air, as our teams duke it out to solve the mystery and escape this... More »


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Youths Over Flowers: Episode 3
by | August 19, 2014 | 30 Comments
girlfriday: We catch up to the boys in the aftermath of being abandoned by the entire crew in the middle of the night. Hee-yeol says he saw the letter and expected it to be a gift, and thought to himself, “Young-seokie [Na PD] isn’t such a bad kid.” Then we cut to Na PD sneaking... More »