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
Running Man: Episode 276
by | December 12, 2015 | 43 Comments
It’s Operation: Saving Gary this week as our favorite rapper is trapped in a container and dropped off somewhere in Seoul. Our cast will need to track him down in order to rescue him before their time is up or he’ll be carted off elsewhere. Little does he know that his fellow cast members have... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 275
by | December 5, 2015 | 17 Comments
Both old and new rivalries will be put to the test this week as the numerous games will require our cast and guests to tap into their unique areas of expertise. Or adapt to completely new challenges that put them outside of their element. Hyung-dongsaeng relationships will be tested, inner competitive spirits will burst forth,... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Kang Haneul joins Youths Over Flowers in Iceland
by | December 4, 2015 | 55 Comments
Well this is a sneaky surprise. The upcoming season of tvN travel variety show Youths Over Flowers was initially announced with three cast members, Jung Woo (Answer Me 1994), Jo Jung-seok (Oh My Ghostess), and Jung Sang-hoon (SNL Korea), who headed to Iceland for a frigid winter getaway. But now it’s been revealed that Kang... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Youths Over Flowers’ dummy trio heads to Iceland
by | December 2, 2015 | 22 Comments
Why am I not at all surprised to hear that the three adorkable cast members of the new season of Youths Over Flowers — that would be Jung Woo (Answer Me 1994), Jo Jung-seok (Oh My Ghostess), and Jung Sang-hoon (SNL Korea) — have voluntarily dubbed themselves the Trio of Dummies? Or, to be more... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 274
by | November 27, 2015 | 19 Comments
Being close to your partner is one thing, but getting chained to them all day is another. This week, our teams will find out how the most basic of tasks can prove cumbersome when one is physically attached to one another. Everything from getting into a car to simply going to the bathroom is no... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Jung Woo, Jo Jung-seok headline new season of Youths Over Flowers
by | November 25, 2015 | 73 Comments
Aw, now I feel better about Jung Woo not being able to join the Answer Me 1994 crew for their season of Youths Over Flowers, because now he gets to go too, and with Jo Jung-seok! Na PD’s bromance travel variety show began in 2014 with 40-something musicians Yoo Hee-yeol, Lee Juck, and Yoon Sang... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 273
by | November 21, 2015 | 28 Comments
Our cast is put up to a new kind of challenge this week: a live audience. Bringing laughs on stage week after week is no easy feat, but today’s guests are always prepared to use humor to make someone smile. This Laughter Battle will force our cast to learn the ins and out of comedy... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 272
by | November 14, 2015 | 75 Comments
Guests, guests, and guests, oh my! This week brings the second half of the greatest number of people on Running Man yet. Amidst the numerous introductions, there are gems to be had, jokes to be swapped, and a fervor that is unmatched. We find out just how many friends our cast can call upon and... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 271
by | November 7, 2015 | 71 Comments
If you thought fourteen guests was a crowd, make room for a 100 vs. 100 battle. Prepare yourselves for stuntmen, pro wrestlers, judo athletes, more wrestlers, and a taekwondo team to take on our cast, who will need to call upon a bunch of celebrities to help them win the most epic nametag ripping mission... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 270
by | October 31, 2015 | 30 Comments
Our cast is thrown for a loop this week when they find themselves tangled up in a game of someone else’s making. Every room in this place holds unique surprises and mysteries, some of which will leave them baffled while others will make them want to pull their hair out in frustration. Will they be... More »




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4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

1 I want my hour back!

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