The long wait is finally over! The cast of Running Man Korea is holding their 10th year anniversary fan meeting, “A Decade of Laughter”, in the Philippines on April 1, 2023 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena after being pushed back since 2020 because of the pandemic. On February 23, PULP officially announced the new date for the fan meet as well as its ticket prices. If you’re a new runner, here are some episodes that you should binge watch. Side note, this will really contain spoilers!
Episode 38: The Birth of Yoo-mes Bond
Hailing from the original name “James Bond”, Yoo Jae Suk makes his persona as “Yoo-mes Bond” in this episode. As the other members do their best to solve all missions handed before them, Yoo Jae Suk tries to create chaos during their games and secretly eliminate them by squirting ink on their name tags. This episode is truly a must watch as this marked the beginning of spy missions for Running Man.
Episode 74: Best Running Man Competition (#2): Super Power Edition
If you are a fan of science fiction, well, this episode is for you. Accompanied by their different powers, the members battled out the title of “Best Running Man #2” in this episode. The episode provided laughter as their true personalities was shown with how they maximized their said powers.
Episode 178: Year End Special
In this episode, the first battle between the members and the production crew commenced as they decide on what penalties should be done for the following year. The cast are to earn Running Balls for every mission that they successfully win while the staff will earn theirs once the members are not able to accomplish the mission. Spoiler alert: the production staff won but they received the water bombing punishment for this episode!
Episode 378-379: Tiger Butterfly Tour
As the variety show gained more traction from the viewers, they decided to go on a much larger scale by taking their penalties internationally! In this two part episode, the members are divided into two groups with one team going to Australia while the other in New Zealand to explore the extreme activities waiting for them.
And of course, the pilot episode is a must watch because this will give you a better understanding of how the 12-year variety show started. Locked in a mall after closing hours, the members were set to find hidden codes that were needed to unlock the gates as they should escape before the opening hours. While the winning team was able to escape, the losing team stayed behind to execute their punishment.
Running Man is a variety show which first aired on July 11, 2010, under SBS’s Good Sunday lineup and it is one of the longest running variety programs with over 600 episodes to date.
RUNNING MAN IN MANILA
Don’t forget to catch all the cast members as they tour the Philippines for their “Decade of Laughter” Fanmeeting.
Happening on April 1st, 2023 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena!
Tickets are available via SM Tickets
Presented by PULP Live World and Happee Hour