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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 »


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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 »


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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 »


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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 »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
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 »


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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 »