JUDUL: RUNNING MAN PART 99 (EP. 271-272)
We open on a fine summer day at Changuimun (one of the four smaller gates of northern Hanyang, modern day Seoul). Just as the cast wonders about who today’s guests might be, someone runs through the gate – it’s Gary, who’s arrived late.
Today’s guests seem to explain our current location: actors Lee Tae-gon (King Gwanggaeto the Great) and Im Ho (I Love Lee Tae-ri, King Gwanggaeto the Great, Queen Seon-deok). Having wrapped up their latest sageuk project, King Gwanggaeto the Greattogether they’re here to insert some variety in their lives. And after filming 92 episodes, I can’t blame ’em.
I think I’m in love with Tae-gon already as he (literally) pushes Jae-suk aside to greet the cast. Jong-kook astutely points out that Jae-suk can’t pull his A-list Celebrity Friends card today, noting his use of ‘Tae-gon sshi’ (equivalent to ‘Mister’). Jae-suk whispers back: “It’s ’cause he can fight well…”