‘Noonas Over Flowers’

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Chinese version of Grandpas Over Flowers gets green light
by | March 20, 2014 | 50 Comments
Chinese Grandpas Over Flowers fans, rejoice – tvN’s popular entertainment programs (the Grandpas and the Noonas) are being remade for Chinese television. CJ E&M, the huge conglomerate behind cable channel tvN, has entered into a strategic alliance with Dragon TV to bring the hit variety shows, adapted with Chinese stars, to the masses. Through export,... More »

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Noonas Over Flowers: Episode 8 (Final)
by | January 20, 2014 | 47 Comments
EPISODE 8. Broadcast on January 17, 2014. girlfriday: Aw, it’s already time for the epilogue. We begin at the wrap party twenty days after the trip, and it’s still before the show has actually aired. javabeans: It’s funny because Grandpas premiered earlier so that they could watch part of the show while on their trip,... More »

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Noonas Over Flowers: Episode 7
by | January 16, 2014 | 34 Comments
EPISODE 7. Broadcast on January 10, 2014. javabeans: We open in the morning as three of the noonas gather on Ja-ok’s bed (Mi-yeon and Hee-ae with her) in their comfy new apartment, and Hee-ae tells a funny story about trying to shower last night that the production then turns into this harrowing horror scene. It... More »

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Noonas Over Flowers: Episode 6
by | January 5, 2014 | 43 Comments
EPISODE 6. Broadcast on January 3, 2014. girlfriday: So after that incident where Seung-gi maybe-sorta lost the noonas and Na PD and maybe himself, the group makes it to the apartment where they’ll be staying. They decide to play rock-paper-scissors for room choosing privileges, and maknae Mi-yeon wins. Uh… is this a thing to be... More »

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Noonas Over Flowers: Episode 5
by | December 30, 2013 | 51 Comments
EPISODE 5. Broadcast on December 27, 2013. javabeans: We resume the morning after the Great Dinner Raid, which was their last night in Zagreb, in the early morning at the hostel. Mi-yeon’s things have somehow just spread out in the hallway, and Ja-ok comes out to begin what the captions inform us are “Mom’s Meddling... More »

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Noonas Over Flowers: Episode 4
by | December 24, 2013 | 32 Comments
EPISODE 4. Broadcast on December 20, 2013. javabeans: We resume in the cast’s rented apartment for their first night in Croatia, and while I’m worrying about why the whole crew suddenly has to leave in the middle of the night (from last week’s preview), the noonas are worrying about how to share a bathroom. Specifically,... More »

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Noonas Over Flowers: Episode 3
by | December 16, 2013 | 54 Comments
EPISODE 3. Broadcast on December 13, 2013. girlfriday: On the morning of the second day, Mi-yeon and Hee-ae come down early to breakfast, after having woken up at 3:30. I hope that’s because of the jet lag. Yeo-jung comes down to join them and tells the staff that “something happened” to their camera last night…... More »

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Noonas Over Flowers: Episode 2
by | December 10, 2013 | 77 Comments
EPISODE 2. Broadcast on December 6, 2013. javabeans: We resume at the airport, after Seung-gi has figured out (with Hee-ae’s help) a shuttle van that’ll take them to their hotel for a reasonable fee. So they head down to the parking lot, where Seung-gi loads the luggage and proceeds to drop his passport, wallet, and... More »

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Noonas Over Flowers: Episode 1
by | December 2, 2013 | 149 Comments
EPISODE 1. Broadcast on November 29, 2013. javabeans: After much ado, we finally have the premiere of Noonas Over Flowers, which I hope lives up to its hype. This show hasn’t exactly been on top of its advance planning, with the last-minute scheduling and the uncertainty over how many episodes we’re getting, but at least... More »

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Finding Seung-gi in Noonas Over Flowers
by | November 28, 2013 | 44 Comments
On one hand, I would really rather have variety show Noonas Over Flowers just start already, rather than doling out more teasers and promos, but on the other hand, I’m not going to be unhappy about said teasers and promos. I’m just ready for the premiere to come along (only a couple days left!), so... More »