1 Night 2 Days S3 ep. 23 – First Recording Deja Vu #1

1 Night 2 Days S3 ep. 23 – First Recording Deja Vu #1 Aired: 5/25/14 Overview The members split into two teams and re-enact the events of the very first episode of 2 Days 1 Night. Staff Scores Planning and Direction: 6 While the concept is fun and interesting, the staff essentially copied the format of a previous…

Running Man ep 197 – National Ddakji War

Running Man ep 197 – National Ddakji War Aired: 5/25/2014 Overview The members split up and recruit teammates from Korean universities, then play a ddakji tournament with scholarships as the prize. Staff Scores Planning and Direction: 5 This episode was a good example of the benefits of keeping it simple in terms of direction, as it…

Infinite Challenge 379 – Election 2014 : The Final Debate

Infinite Challenge 379 – Election 2014 : The Final Debate Aired: 5/17/2014 Overview The members form last minute alliances, then engage in the final debate. Staff Scores Planning and Direction: 6 A simple but solid concept (form alliances, hold a debate) that was designed to allow the members free reign to make or break the episode. The editing…

Running Man ep 196 – Time Travelling

Running Man ep 196 – Time Travelling Aired: 5/18/2014 Overview The members revisit the games from some of their most memorable past episodes. Staff Scores Planning and Direction: 6 Although the idea of “redoing” classic episodes is one that somewhat lacks creativity and could easily have backfired horribly, the end result turned out to be about as…

Infinite Challenge 378 – Election 2014 : The Campaign

Infinite Challenge 378 – Election 2014 : The Campaign Aired: 5/10/2014 Overview The members begin their campaigns for the new leader elections. Staff Scores Planning and Direction: 5 Fairly good episode structure, although it was almost a bit too plain at times. The episode took on a format of opening -> campaign -> advertisement -> vote results,…