‘Kang Ho-dong’

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Variety Roulette: Strong Heart
by | September 5, 2011 | 182 Comments
So 1 Night 2 Days is ending soon, which happens just as I was getting into this whole variety world, which is so close and yet so far from the world of scripted television. (Even allowing that yes, variety can be scripted too.) With the overwhelming number of variety programs out there — seriously, a... More »

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1 Night 2 Days: Episode 349
by | September 2, 2011 | 54 Comments
It’s the viewer tour special, part 2! I don’t know how many episodes this is going to span, but I suspect the official number will be: a crap-ton. Not that I mind, though, with these engaging guests and the inherent craziness of herding 100 die-hard fans on a single trip alongside some of variety’s favorite... More »

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1 Night 2 Days: Episode 348
by | August 26, 2011 | 62 Comments
  EPISODE 348. Broadcast on August 21, 2011. javabeans: Based on last episode’s radio-station win, Seung-gi and Su-geun now take their trip abroad, which of course turns into a working vacation for them as they head to Japan. At the airport, they do their “We have arrived!” intro, and it always feels weird and awkward... More »

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1 Night 2 Days: Episode 347
by | August 19, 2011 | 65 Comments
  EPISODE 347. Broadcast on August 14, 2011. girlfriday: The boys are separated for the night, as they each prepare to drive/hike/trek/schlep up to their designated waterfalls in the morning. They’ve spent their travel time pondering what to write in to the radio show, and now it’s time to put pen to paper. Or fingers... More »

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1N2D (as we know it) to come to an end
by | August 19, 2011 | 102 Comments
javabeans: So it’s true: 1N2D is ending. girlfriday: *wails* javabeans: There’ll still be six months of episodes, though. girlfriday: *puts on sackcloth and ashes* javabeans: And all the members will be quitting at the same time, so they’re all leaving together. It’s not like one person is ditching the rest.... More »

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1 Night 2 Days: Episode 346
by | August 12, 2011 | 42 Comments
Wishes, betrayals, defections, and feasts. That’s pretty much this episode in a nutshell. Oh, and eyeball charades — who knew it was a thing?   EPISODE 346. Broadcast on August 7, 2011. javabeans: With the race over and the three winners selected, the four guys who made it to Jeju have some downtime as they... More »

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PD Na Young-seok to also leave 1 Night 2 Days?
by | August 11, 2011 | 100 Comments
I hate to say it, but it’s gettin’ worse, people. Straight on the heels of MC Kang Ho-dong‘s announcement that he might leave hit variety program 1 Night 2 Days, producer-director Na Young-seok (Na PD) has also given notice that he plans to leave the show. Okay, I’m trying not to become a blubbering mess... More »

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Kang Ho-dong to quit 1 Night 2 Days?
by | August 10, 2011 | 144 Comments
Nooooooooooo! What the hell is going on over there, KBS? Gagman and MC Kang Ho-dong has just announced that he plans to leave hit variety show 1 Night 2 Days, and has notified PDs that he’ll be wrapping up by the end of this month. He’s kidding, right? This is some sick, cruel joke?... More »

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1 Night 2 Days: Episode 345
by | August 5, 2011 | 62 Comments
Note: There was no episode of 1N2D last week. However, because the files follow the Happy Sunday numbering, we jump from episode 343 to 345. Rest assured, we haven’t skipped any precious episodes — and why would we, when they’re as hilarious and entertaining as this one? EPISODE 345. Broadcast on July 31, 2011. girlfriday:... More »

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1 Night 2 Days: Episode 343
by | July 24, 2011 | 43 Comments
  EPISODE 343. Broadcast on July 17, 2011. girlfriday: The boys have some downtime after the peeing game, or rather the no-peeing game, and Su-geun starts rapping, which gets Ho-dong all excited. I love Ho-dong’s love of hiphop. It’s so cute. He leans back with a straw fedora perched on his head and everyone laughs... More »

How would you rate this episode?

5 Badass. Omg. Squee.

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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