WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR EPISODE BELOW!
Widely known and having millions of viewers worldwide, SBS Running Man has been one of the top South Korean Variety shows that is still ongoing after over 6 years. With over 300 episodes, many tune in to watch their favorite 7 Running Man members compete with one another. The Running Man cast includes, “Nation’s MC” Yoo Jae Suk, Actress Song Ji Hyo, Actor Lee Kwang Soo, Leesang’s Gary, MC Ji Suk Jin, Turbo’s Kim Jong Kook and artist Ha Ha.
This is a recap of the latest episode aired for Running Man, “Avenger’s Revenge Part 2”
Before the actual episode begins, the cast members of Running Man are individually brought to a room where they given a survey to complete. The survey asks the members what kind of episodes that they are interested in filming in the future. As the members are taking the survey, a painting falls from the wall, scaring the members. The suspicion and fear starts to creep up in the members as they are unsure of what is going on. Each member proceeds to continue to fill out the survey, again getting spooked about the room that they are in. This time, water drips from the ceiling, dropping onto the the Running Man member.
The room was made to seem as if it was “haunted” and members who have finished the survey are taken to a separate room to wait for all the members to finish up. Once all of the Running Man members have finished the surveys, the production staff explains that before revealing the real race for the day, there is a special guest to introduce.
The first special guest and leader for the team race is revealed to be Lee Kyung Kyu, who is well known in the Korean Variety show business. He is back again to take revenge for losing to the Running Man members in a previous episode. It was also revealed to the Running Man cast members that he was the one behind to pranks that was going on in the survey room as well. For Lee Kyung Kyu to take his revenge, he brought an even stronger team this time to win against Running Man.
Throughout the day, the teams will be playing in a series of missions and teams will receive a special sticker (saying “fortune” or “misfortune”) that will be advantageous in the final race. The production team then explains that the final winner of the episode’s race will be decided through a nametag race. The winner of the race will receive a golden shield. The winning team also gets the satisfaction of the team captain flicking the losing team captain’s forehead plus an additional member as well.
Before proceeding on to the first mission, another guest is revealed and that is none other than Actress, Han Hye Jin.
Keep an eye out for Part 2 of Running Man Recap Episode 317!