Korean Sitcoms/Variety Shows

Casting news and episode recaps of sitcoms and variety programs -- reality, game, and talk shows (i.e., Running Man, 1 Night 2 Days, Grandpas Over Flowers).
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Drama Recaps
Youths Over Flowers in Iceland: Episode 6
by | February 8, 2016 | 37 Comments
girlfriday: It’s the boys’ last day in Iceland, which also happens to be the first day of a record snowstorm there. The worry is that they won’t be able to make it back to the airport in time for their flights, but they decide to set out in the afternoon when the storm is supposed... More »


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Running Man: Episode 284
by | February 5, 2016 | 25 Comments
In this second installment of the annual Park Ji-sung special, our cast and guests are dropped into a period drama, working in secret in Shanghai for the independence movement. As they collect funds for the war effort, they’ll soon find out that not everyone can be trusted. So it’ll be up to them to protect... More »


Drama Recaps
Youths Over Flowers in Iceland: Episode 5
by | January 31, 2016 | 34 Comments
girlfriday: The guys goof off in the car on their way to Jokulsarlon, and Jung Woo suddenly makes Jung-seok do a radio show as both host and guest. It’s a one-man show? javabeans: It’s funny because Jung-seok starts out as the DJ of the show, and makes this long introduction of somebody as an awesome... More »


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Running Man: Episode 283
by | January 29, 2016 | 28 Comments
Oh captain, my captain, has it really been a year and a half since we’ve last seen Park Ji-sung? How time flies. Our cast will play alongside the lovable captain in a friendly soccer match in Shanghai whilst reconnecting with old friends and making new ones. And while the retired soccer player is among one... More »


Drama Recaps
Youths Over Flowers in Iceland: Episode 4
by | January 24, 2016 | 44 Comments
javabeans: The guys arrive at the base of a waterfall and decide to hike up to the top, and the show makes seem like this will be more of an ordeal than they’re expecting. In that they’re not expecting any ordeal at all. On the way up, they run into two Korean girl travelers, and... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Youths Over Flowers snatches up the boys of Answer Me 1988
by | January 23, 2016 | 125 Comments
And I mean snatched — in trademark Na PD style, the actors didn’t know what hit them. He and his team stealthily collaborated with the Answer Me 1988 crew to kidnap the boys of Ssangmundong for the latest edition of Youths Over Flowers. He took actors Ryu Joon-yeol (Jung-hwan), Go Kyung-pyo (Sun-woo), and Ahn Jae-hong (Jung-bong) from Phuket... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 282
by | January 22, 2016 | 17 Comments
A terrible spell has fallen upon the land, and two families must duke it out to find the secret hidden in this wintry kingdom. Some will need to forage for food whilst others will be busy tending the flame at home, though all are in danger of the illustrious Ice Witch. Will they be able... More »


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Running Man: Episode 281
by | January 16, 2016 | 19 Comments
We’ll get a glimpse of the world of the rich and famous this week, as our cast risk their real estate investments in The House. They’ll quickly learn that living the high life isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be, with the constant fear that it’s only too easy to lose it all. So... More »


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Youths Over Flowers in Iceland: Episode 2
by | January 10, 2016 | 52 Comments
girlfriday: You know, even in replay, “Please hot dog world” cracks me up just as much as the first time. We resume on the first morning in Iceland, with the boys all excited about their first day trip out to a waterfall. It’s about an hour and a half away, and they figure they’ll be... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 280
by | January 9, 2016 | 19 Comments
It’s a new year and a netizen-centric episode, where the reins of our cast’s every move depends on the comments they leave. No decision will be left unasked, and no action will take place without their say, and some of our castmates will try their hand at social media for the very first time. There’s... More »