‘High Kick: Counterattack of the Short Legs’

Drama Casting & News
KBS revisits “variety drama” format with upcoming comedy The Best Hit
by | February 14, 2017 | 13 Comments
KBS hinted at this last year, and now we have confirmation that the station is indeed reviving its hybrid “variety drama” format, which it initially attempted back in 2015 with The Producers. The new comedy series is titled The Best Hit, and although it’s not technically a Producers Season 2, it’s being unofficially called that... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
High Kick’s PD heads to tvN for new sitcom
by | June 3, 2013 | 42 Comments
Watch out, broadcasters: If you aren’t careful, all your talent will head for cable and leave you behind choking on their dust. It’s happened with a handful of star drama writers and producers already, and now sitcom hitmaker PD Kim Byung-wook is joining their ranks by heading to tvN after helming three successful seasons of... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Standby on standby for weeklong High Kick 3 specials
by | April 2, 2012 | 20 Comments
The premiere of new MBC sitcom Standby, which has released its promo posters, has been postponed one week as the recently ended High Kick 3 follows up its finale with a week of special broadcasts. Normally I’d think this was special overload, since High Kick already aired a week of specials recently after the MBC... More »

Drama Casting & News
High Kick 3: Episodes 120-123 (Final)
by | March 31, 2012 | 72 Comments
High Kick 3 finally comes to an end! It both feels like it’s whizzed by in a blur and taken forever. It’s because the stories tend to fly right by, cute and brisk and moving right along to make room for more good stuff without belaboring points. But when you step back and take a... More »

Drama Recaps
High Kick 3: Episodes 115-119
by | March 24, 2012 | 27 Comments
Wow, one more week to go. I’ve enjoyed High Kick 3 a lot more than I thought I would, but I think I’m ready to let go of these characters — almost — since it also feels like I’ve been watching this show forever. I hope that the upcoming finale week wraps up everybody in... More »

Drama Recaps
High Kick 3: Episodes 110-114
by | March 17, 2012 | 35 Comments
If that screencap doesn’t get your curiosity firing, I don’t know what will. Ha. What could possibly explain it? Has High Kick lost its mind? Or maybe that’s just Seung-yoon. Heads-up: The show will be getting three extra episodes, but it’s not a noteworthy addition; this is standard procedure for dailies to fill out the... More »

Drama Recaps
High Kick 3: Episodes 105-109
by | March 10, 2012 | 64 Comments
Bummie’s back! It’s something of a cameo week, with not only Kim Bum but also Hwang Jung-eum back to show some love to the franchise that made ’em famous. Now that we’re so close to the end, the show starts to bring some of its storylines toward the point of closure, but that doesn’t mean... More »

Drama Recaps
High Kick 3: Episodes 100-104
by | March 3, 2012 | 41 Comments
Aw, with just under a month left, High Kick 3 starts wrapping up some of its storylines, leading its characters into confronting feelings, making honest confessions, and dealing with that pesky reality that keeps threatening to horn in on all the fun. But that’s life for ya; always moving on into the scary unknown, despite... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Bum to cameo on High Kick 3
by | March 3, 2012 | 25 Comments
Aw, yay, I love how everyone is jumping on the cameo train for High Kick‘s Season 3. Kim Bum, one of the breakout stars who made it big after the original Unstoppable High Kick, will be swinging by the current season for a cameo appearance, out of loyalty to the franchise. Or maybe he just... More »

Drama Casting & News
High Kick 3 pre-empted due to ongoing MBC labor strike
by | February 22, 2012 | 27 Comments
Heads up, High Kick 3 fans: The entire week will be episode-less, and instead specials have been airing daily. If you’ve been watching the show live, you’ll already know this; if you’re a regular recap reader, note that this means there won’t be one this weekend. The string of specials came without any warning, which... More »