1 Night 2 Days S3 ep. 27 – Backpacking #2

1 Night 2 Days S3 ep. 27 – Backpacking #2 Aired: 6/22/2014 Overview The members spend the night atop Ganwoljae, and play some games along the way. Staff Scores Planning and Direction: 5 Fairly standard 1N2D “part 2” episode, with the night and morning games comprising most of the episode. The games were decent but nothing especially clever…

Running Man ep 201 – Idol Entertainment Battle

Running Man ep 201 – Idol Entertainment Battle Aired: 6/22/2014 Overview The members compete against an idol team in a series of mudflat-related games. Staff Scores Planning and Direction: 4 Idol competition episodes are not exactly the peak of variety creativity, and this was essentially a fairly standard episode of that type. There were a lot of…

1 Night 2 Days S3 ep. 26 – Backpacking #1

1 Night 2 Days S3 ep. 26 – Backpacking #1 Aired: 6/15/2014 Overview The members begin a backpacking hike, playing games to determine the weight of their packs along the way. Staff Scores Planning and Direction: 6 The basic concept of the episode is good in theory, as putting the members in difficult situations generally yields nice…

Running Man ep 200 – Field of Dreams / Safari Survival

Running Man ep 200 – Field of Dreams / Safari Survival Aired: 6/15/2014 Overview The members participate in the Dream Cup charity match, then do some stuff with animals at a local safari. Staff Scores Planning and Direction: 4 The first part of the episode was mostly occupied by the game itself, which was more less what one…

Infinite Challenge 382 – We’re Hungry Special

Infinite Challenge 382 – We’re Hungry Special Aired: 6/7/2014 Overview The members act as tribesmen, with the mission of hunting and gathering food in the wilds of Seoul, then play some games to earn their dream dinners.   Staff Scores Planning and Direction: 4 The general concept for the main plot was not too bad…

1 Night 2 Days S3 ep. 25 – Image Discussion/Clip Show (mini review)

1 Night 2 Days S3 ep. 25 – Image Discussion (Clip Show) Aired: 6/8/2014 Overview A last-minute emergency recording that resulted from the looming KBS strike. The members gather to watch clips and discuss their images, and a previous cut scene is aired. Staff Scores Planning and Direction: 3 While it’s obviously not the staff’s fault…