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Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 421
by | January 19, 2013 | 53 Comments
EPISODE 421. Broadcast on January 13, 2013. girlfriday: Brrr, the boys start a new trip in the freezing cold, and give their New Years’ greetings. They realize this’ll be Tae-woong’s final trip before his wedding. Oooh, Bachelor Party Special? javabeans: This would be the only place where the bachelor party would starve, mock, and humiliate... More »


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Lee Seon-kyun headlines new road variety show
by | January 16, 2013 | 47 Comments
What a fun idea. There’s a new variety show being developed for SBS called March [as in parade or processional, not the month], and it’s modeled after Ha Jung-woo’s road movie 577 Project. Very cool. The show is taking a different approach and casting one celebrity host for each new trip, who invites his/her friends... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 127
by | January 13, 2013 | 55 Comments
Time to kick off the new year with the Running Man cast and four idol boys who come to join in on the fun. They’ll need to use their noggins to figure out who the Snake is as they run around making a fresh start for themselves. If this is the kind of hilarity we’re... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 420
by | January 12, 2013 | 63 Comments
EPISODE 420. Broadcast on January 6, 2013. javabeans: Feast time! The race is over, the loser designated, and the cast and crew all head over to their banquet. It’s octopus theme night, with all sorts of dishes that make me super hungry and a little bit squeamish at the same time. (The live octopus is... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
News Bites: Variety Edition
by | January 10, 2013 | 38 Comments
There have been quite a few shakeups in varietyland this week, so it seemed a good time to catch up with News Bites. We’ve got something of a mass exodus of late, if you include the departure of Win Win and Come to Play. And now we may have to add Tuesday’s thunderdome talk show... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 126
by | January 6, 2013 | 55 Comments
So ends another year with our lovable Running Man cast who send off 2012 with a bang. If you were wondering if the games got any easier… they didn’t. Instead, we get more laughs, more betrayal, and more deception and that’s always a good thing in my book. Who will come out as 2012’s final... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 419
by | January 5, 2013 | 63 Comments
EPISODE 419. Broadcast on December 30, 2012. girlfriday: New trip! The captions tell us it’s the last trip of 2012, and the staff is buzzing as they prepare to start. What, did they cook up some new form of torture for entertainment? javabeans: Isn’t it amazing how DRAMATIC they can make simple things seem, by... More »


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Kang Ho-dong goes head-to-head with Strong Heart
by | January 2, 2013 | 41 Comments
Oooh, this is an interesting development in varietyland. As Kim Seung-woo’s talk show Win-Win gets ready to go off the air, Kang Ho-dong’s new KBS variety show has secured Win-Win’s time slot… which is in direct competition with his old SBS show Strong Heart. (One of the many programs he left behind when he took... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Kim Seung-woo’s Win-Win gets cancelled
by | December 31, 2012 | 45 Comments
girlfriday: Aw, time to say goodbye to another variety show. Kim Seung-woo’s KBS talk show Win-Win has officially announced that it’ll be shooting its last episode in early January. javabeans: I don’t watch Win-Win so I’ll let you answer this one: Is this sad news? Tags: conversation post, Kang Ho-dong, Kim Seung-woo... More »


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 »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
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 »