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'Running Man' PDs talk about bringing back the name tag race with Yeo Jin Goo and TWICE!

By yckim124   Thursday, May 26, 2016   104,538   17,347   0



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Exciting news for 'Running Man' fans! The show will be bringing back the famed name tag race on the upcoming episode starring TWICE and Yeo Jin Goo

During an interview with Star News on May 26, producer Jang Chul Min talked about the show's signature game, and said, "We want to do the name tag race as well, but since we've been doing it for the past 6 years, the formation has become too obvious. For instance, the format with Kim Jong Kook hyung's overpowering character." 

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Despite the redundancy, the producers decided to uphold viewers requests to bring back the name tag race. Producer Lee Hwan Jin gave a hint about the upcoming episode and said, "Many people were asking about the name tag race, so we did it." He then complimented Yeo Jin Goo with the words, "He did so well. You will be able to see Yeo Jin Goo's new side." 

This much anticipated episode starring TWICE and Yeo Jin Goo is set to air June 5!

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Cherry_Peche Friday, May 27, 2016

This is RM's chance to maybe spike the ratings for once and maybe raise a little more interest, so I hope they don't mess this up :/!

MeBeingAbi Friday, May 27, 2016

Finally. Like I don't fucking care, I love the name tag elimination. I love seeing the rm members running for their lives. Also the recent episodes, there's soooooooooooooooo much of talking. It's like 80% talk show 20% game. Like no. Pleasee.

dethkult Friday, May 27, 2016

When they do name tag race every single episode will be the day for me to stop watching RM. It's been fun but enough is enough.

ayoyolovekhun Friday, May 27, 2016

YAY! With name tag race, this is what we call real running man. The program that I know well and really fall in love.

chiyasuho Friday, May 27, 2016

I love it but its dosent mean JK will win. You can see JK interview he say his body condition arent like before his always hurt and can see he stick something to his leg or body wentever there a game using strength.Btw all the best twice i hope twice can make the rating boost i hope they arent boring. but i really hope that PD invite 2PM or big bang again love to see it.

chiyasuho Friday, May 27, 2016

I think it more fair jongkook be with the guest.btw we dont know if JK win cause JK said his body arent like before he always had can see he stick something to his body went ever there a game using strength. it sad to hear JK say that. btw i love it went running man vs guest cause i love how running man work together. I hope 2PM can be a guest again and play more fun game!

voidending Friday, May 27, 2016

I'm guessing Yoo Jin Goo is the guest for the episode and TWICE just appears for a name tag elimination race just like when EXO first came to running man.

exokmblue voidending Friday, May 27, 2016

no. there are pictures of them filming in the morning as well as night.

AJLee (Banned) Friday, May 27, 2016

nayeon..stop showing ur fugly rat teeth to us!!!

chiyasuho  AJLee (Banned) Friday, May 27, 2016

see your face in mirror first

min_seok_kim  AJLee (Banned) Friday, May 27, 2016

25 pac ooh ahh is almost 65 m view cheer uo is more than 35 m view 7 wins on shows best rookie group for 2015

roseicenicole13  AJLee (Banned) Saturday, May 28, 2016

I bet you're teeth is as yellow as your urine and I'm sure as hell you're as fugly as your attitude!

MufffleCake Friday, May 27, 2016

It doesnt have to be name tag race, they could use an alternative tag elimination like finding an action that will eliminate other member like in episode Ghost (Jihyo and Suzy)

twicefanboy MufffleCake Friday, May 27, 2016

thats what a running man fan is! fist bump bro ^^

Cherry_Peche MufffleCake Friday, May 27, 2016

Or even maybe partner races like where they have bracelets together that have to be broken. I feel like that would be a slower less physically strenuous game since you're kind of attached to another person.

beyondordinary Friday, May 27, 2016

THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT I'VE BEEN WAITING FOR. As if I wasn't excited enough already, now there's one more thing to look forward too :D

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