SBS‘s Running Man has been airing for over a decade, and the show has fans from all over the world. The cast members, however, recently spoke about how the show nearly ended! In an episode of Running Man, Kim Jong Kook shared that Ji Suk Jin became more enthusiastic after an overseas fan event. Ji Suk Jin couldn’t help but laugh after Kim Jong Kook shared this.
The cast members then began speaking about how the show could’ve ended in the past.
In 2011, the cast members went to Thailand for the show, and they were extremely discouraged a week before the shooting, as they were told that the show was going to end soon!
Since they thought that the Thailand episode was going to be their last, the cast members said they were going to pour everything into the shoot.
When the cast members arrived in Thailand, there were thousands of fans waiting for them at the airport!
Thanks to the Thai fans, the cast members cheered up greatly!
The cast members were so shocked by the amount of love they received that they thought it was a hidden camera prank!
Kim Jong Kook then spoke about how grateful they are for their foreign fans.
Running Man ultimately didn’t end, and Kim Jong Kook believes that it was thanks to their foreign fans that the show was able to continue!
Haha then hilariously spoke about how the members changed after coming back from Thailand!
Here’s the full video below!