Family Outing

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Family Outing
Family Outing-logo.jpg
The logo of Family Outing
GenreReality, Variety, Comedy
StarringYu Jae-suk (2008-2010)
Lee Hyo-ri (2008-2010)
Kim Su-ro (2008-2010)
Yoon Jong-shin (2008-2010)
Dae-sung (2008-2010)
Kim Jong-kook (2008-2010)
Park Ye-jin (2008-2009)
Lee Chun-hee (2008-2009)
Park Hae-jin (2009-2010)
Park Si-yeon (2009)
Country of originSouth Korea
Language(s)Korean
No. of episodes85 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Jang Hyuk-jae
Camera setupMulti-camera setup
Running time70-80 minutes
Broadcast
Original channelSBS
Picture format4:3
Audio formatStereo
Original runJune 15, 2008 – February 14, 2010
Chronology
Preceded byMission Impossible
Followed byFamily Outing 2
Related showsFamily Outing 2
Good Sunday
External links
Website
 
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Family Outing
Family Outing-logo.jpg
The logo of Family Outing
GenreReality, Variety, Comedy
StarringYu Jae-suk (2008-2010)
Lee Hyo-ri (2008-2010)
Kim Su-ro (2008-2010)
Yoon Jong-shin (2008-2010)
Dae-sung (2008-2010)
Kim Jong-kook (2008-2010)
Park Ye-jin (2008-2009)
Lee Chun-hee (2008-2009)
Park Hae-jin (2009-2010)
Park Si-yeon (2009)
Country of originSouth Korea
Language(s)Korean
No. of episodes85 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Jang Hyuk-jae
Camera setupMulti-camera setup
Running time70-80 minutes
Broadcast
Original channelSBS
Picture format4:3
Audio formatStereo
Original runJune 15, 2008 – February 14, 2010
Chronology
Preceded byMission Impossible
Followed byFamily Outing 2
Related showsFamily Outing 2
Good Sunday
External links
Website

Family Outing Season 1 (Korean: 패밀리가 떴다; literally Family's Here) was a South Korean variety show; a part of SBS's Good Sunday lineup, along with Gold Miss is Coming (골드미스가 간다). It was first aired on June 15, 2008, and was one of the top rated programs on Sunday Korean television.[1] In each episode, the "Family" travels to different parts of South Korea and takes care of the house of an elderly family while that family goes on a vacation. The "Family" then accomplishes the tasks left for them by the house's owners.[2] The first season ended on February 14, 2010, and a second season featuring a brand new cast, production team, and concept, aired until July 11, 2010.[3]

Contents

Episode synopsis

The show is a two day and one night show split into two episodes.

In the first episode, it starts with a call from Yu Jae-suk, the permanent MC on the show, telling the rest of the family where the next location is. Each member arrives along with the episode's guest, greeted by Yu Jae-suk who is usually waiting in front of the town hall or a waiting shed. The guest is then given a map to follow to the house that they will be staying in. Once they reach the house, they send off the owners on their vacation and look over the list of chores that the house owners have left behind for them to complete. After this, they begin with the first chore. While completing this chore a game is played in which the family splits up into two teams. After completing the first chore they either go on to the next chore or go to prepare dinner. When preparing dinner, the family splits up the duties once again.

After dinner, the Family plays games for early morning chores. Before Park Ye-jin and Lee Chun-hee's departure, the sleeping arrangements are chosen by having a contest after dinner. Lee Hyo-ri and Park Ye-jin would rank the men in the family from first, as the most desirable, to last (1 to 6 or 7 if there are two male guests) based on how well they perform in the day and the contest. After which the guys rank the girls. Recently, the ranking activities has been replaced with games to figure who will be doing the late-night or early-morning chores. Usually one person is chosen, whether losing as a group or an individual game then choosing the rest, to make a total of three people. The first episode usually ends in the middle of the night's activity.

The second episode begins with the continuation of the night's activity. After the rankings or the nighttime chores, the Family goes to bed. They usually sleep around midnight or later, because of the night activities or because they talk so much before going to sleep. The next morning the show's producer wakes up Yu Jae-suk and gives him the instructions for the Wake Up Mission. Initially, the Wake Up Mission was in the form of a quiz but later on was changed into more physical games. Whoever loses this game, has to make breakfast for the family. The loser then picks one to sometimes three people to make the breakfast with him/her. While they make breakfast, the rest of the Family either goes back to sleep, or completes another chore. The people that makes the breakfast gets to choose what they want to cook. Most of the time, the process of making breakfast takes a long time so it will be at least noon or later when the family members eat breakfast. After breakfast, the Family does the remaining chores on the list left by the owners. While completing the final chores, another game is played. After finishing the chores the owners of the house return and the Family leaves. A preview of the next week's episode and guest/s is shown at the end of the episode.

In later episodes, half of the night's activity aired before preparing dinner, afterwards going back in time (3–4 hours) to prepare dinner, with the episode ending at dinner. The second episode still begins with the continuation of the night's activity, which usually involves the selection of who will be doing the early-morning chores. Then those people are shown doing the chore before the Wake Up Mission is played. Afterwards, breakfast is made and a shot of the "Family" is shown before the preview of the next week's episode. This has virtually eliminated the actual owners' involvement with the family, other than handing the house over to the Family at the beginning.

Cast and characters

The members of the first "Family" are Yu Jae-suk, Lee Hyo-ri, Yoon Jong-shin, Kim Su-ro, Kang Dae-sung, Kim Jong-kook, Park Si-yeon and Park Hae-jin.[4] However, near the end of the season, Park Si-yeon could not continue filming the show because of a physical injury. Former "Family" members Park Ye-jin and Lee Chun-hee left the show after their one-year contract ended.[5]

On November 26, 2009, it was announced that Yu Jae-suk and Park Si-yeon would be leaving the show.[6][7] It was later reported that Family Outing Season 1 will end, due to the conflicting schedules and solo activities of the members. Their last episodes aired in February, 2010 with the show returning for a second season, with a new concept, production team and cast.[8]

NameJoined the show / Left the showCharacter
Yu Jae-sukJune 2008 / February 2010

The main host or MC of the show, plays a major role for the "Wake-Up Mission" on the second day morning, as well as during games. He is also called the Grasshopper, the 'Dumb' brother from the Dumb and Dumber pairing with Dae-sung and as part of the Nation Siblings with Lee Hyo-ri.

Lee Hyo-riJune 2008 / February 2010

The "female master" of the show and occasional MC. The Nation's Fairy plays the role of the person who sometimes coincides with Yu Jae-suk, yet sometimes contradicts him and fools around. She is called the 'mom' or 'madam', Former Fairy, and Nation Siblings with Yu Jae-suk. She also has a cat-lion relationship with Kim Jong-kook, while also frequently paired together with him for love lines (fictional romance).

Yoon Jong-shinJune 2008 / February 2010

The old man of the show, he always needs the care and attention of the rest of the family members. He is viewed as the best at "making the seasoning" for cooking on the show. He is often called sickly, old man, and Forty Brothers with Kim Su-ro.

Kim Su-roJune 2008 / February 2010

The Game Devil of the show for his strong physical performances. He is one of the more strong and athletic family members when participating in games. He also enjoys picking on Lee Chun-hee, acquiring the title Stepmother Kim. Due to his occasional childish and playful antics, he gained the title Little Boy Su-ro

Kang Dae-sungJune 2008 / February 2010

Far from his national-idol-Big Bang image, the youngest of the family members assists Yu Jae-suk in gags and is seen as a younger brother to him. He's called the 'Dumber' brother with Yu Jae-suk's Dumb and Dumber. He is also called Small Eye Brothers with Kim Jong-kook.

Kim Jong-kookNovember 2008 / February 2010

Frequently called "Kim Kook-jong" on the show, particularly when being teased by Yu Jae-suk and Lee Hyo-ri. Originally having an awkward relationship with Lee Hyo-ri, and eventually Park Ye-jin, they later develop into "romance scandals". He also retorts Yu Jae-suk and Yoon Jong-shin.

Park Hae-jinJuly 2009 / February 2010

Seen as a Delicate Boy because of his weak physical performances in games and "Wake-Up Missions". He constantly retorts Yu Jae-suk. He is sometimes called the unlucky man because of his constant failures during games. He is occasionally coached by Kim Jong-kook to develop strength.

The following were also cast but left the show earlier because of personal reasons.
Lee Chun-heeJune 2008 / June 2009

Inhabiting the image of Chunderella and Clumsy Chun-hee, he originally appeared to be a strong player, but was later determined to be naive and clumsy. He is constantly picked on by Kim Su-ro. He left to resume acting after his one-year contract ended, along with Park Ye-jin. Lee Chun-hee along with Park Ye-jin returned for the last episode of Season 1.

Park Ye-jinJune 2008 / June 2009

Originally seeming as a pleasant, sweet lady, she later shows her true colors as the Sweet and Vicious or Sweet and Savage Miss Ye-jin through her no-nonsense and tenacious ways in preparing fish and chickens for meals, as well as her bravery towards capturing them. She left after her one-year contract ended due to her conflicting drama filming schedule, along with Lee Chun-hee. Park Ye-jin along with Lee Chun-hee returned for the last episode of Season 1.

Park Si-yeonJuly 2009 / December 2009

Giving the image of a City Girl, she has become close with Lee Hyo-ri on the show. She is referred to as of the Park Siblings with Park Hae-jin. She left the show after only 6 months due to health issues/injuries to her back that took place during a drama shoot in 2007. Park Si-yeon returned for the last episode of Season 1.

Relations

Relation[nb 1]MembersDetailsFirst Seen
Nation's Siblings (국민남매)
Yu Jae-suk, Lee Hyo-ri

Nation's MC Yu Jae-suk, and Nation's Female Idol or Nation's Fairy Lee Hyo-ri, when together give the image of brother and sister. They eventually won the Daesang at the 2009 SBS Entertainment Awards for their work as a dynamic duo.

Episode 1
The Elders (장년층)
Yoon Jong-shin, Kim Su-ro, Yu Jae-suk

As oldest members of the family, they are seen as the The Elders. Yoon Jong-shin was the oldest at 41, Kim Su-ro was 40, Yu Jae-suk was 37.

Episode 18 - The Elders Breakfast Preparation
Dumb and Dumber (덤앤더머)
Yu Jae-suk, Kang Dae-sung

As the very first breakfast pair, Dae-sung and Yu Jae-suk had trouble with measuring the water for cooking ramen. As said in the episode, you can't help but call them "dumb and dumber". Yoo Jae-suk is referred to as "Dumb" and Dae Sung as "Dumber". It was later shown in one of the nighttime games that Yu Jae-suk has an IQ of 114 and Dae-sung has an IQ of 110.

Episode 2 - Dumb and Dumber Breakfast Preparation
Chairman Yoon and Madam Lee (윤회장-이여사)
Yoon Jong-shin, Lee Hyo-ri

The pair plays the role as a rich couple Madam Lee and Chairman Yoon. Yoon Jong-shin seems to act naturally but Lee Hyo-ri seems to dislike her role.

Episode 11 - Making of Raspberry Wine
Stepmother Kim and Chunderella (김계모-천데렐라)
Kim Su-ro, Lee Chun-hee

During the 7 Step Running Game, Lee Chun-hee lost in a bet against Kim Su-ro. The bet was if Lee Chun-hee wins Kim Su-ro will stop with the ordering around but if Kim Su-ro wins Lee Chun-hee must immediately follow his orders. Kim Su-ro is the senior of Lee Chun-hee from university, as well as in acting. When Lee Chun-hee is asked to perform a task, he naturally does so. Lee Chun-hee attempts slight revenges but usually fails.

Episode 3 - 7 Step Running Game
Sisters Till Death (죽고 못사는 자매)
Lee Hyo-ri, Park Ye-jin

As the only two female cast members at the time, the two needed to stick together against the men. Generally they treat each other well, but during games or voting for where to sleep, they "fight till death".

Episode 10 - During the "Metal Arch" Game.
Same Aged Friends (동갑내기)
Lee Chun-hee, Lee Hyo-ri

The only two members of the family who were born in 1979 before Park Si-yeon's arrival. Lee Chun-hee attempted to dominate Lee Hyo-ri but proves to be difficult.

Episode 10 - Breakfast Preparation
Love Line (러브라인)
Lee Hyo-ri, Park Ye-jin, Kim Jong-kook

For Lee Hyo-ri and Kim Jong-kook they are known as the awkward couple. For Park Ye-jin and Kim Jong-kook they are known as the Fake Scandal couple.

Episode 19
Forty Brothers (포리 브라더스)
Yoon Jong-shin, Kim Su-ro

By 2009, when Kim Su-ro turned 40, he was referred to as thus. Through the role as Forty Brothers, the two finally referred each other as "brother" after 7 months of filming in an awkward stance.

Episode 32 - Dinner Preparation
Small Eyed Brothers (실눈 브라더스)
Kim Jong-kook, Dae-sung

The two have similarly small eyes. Kim Jong-kook has used Dae-sung to help him improve his relationship with the women of the family.

Episode 25 - Dinner Preparation
Park Siblings (박남매)
Park Si-yeon, Park Hae-jin

The two both have the last name "Park" and are coincidentally from Busan. When the two are together, they speak in the Busan dialect.

Episode 54 - Hidden Camera Welcoming Prank
The Same Aged Duo (동갑친구)
Lee Hyo-ri, Park Si-yeon

After Lee Chun-hee left, Lee Hyo-ri and Park Si-yeon are the only two members in the family born in 1979. At first they were not great friends, but has created a bond throughout the show. When it comes to games, it seems that Lee Hyo-ri overpowers the timid Park Si-yeon.

Episode 60
The Weak Brothers (부실형제는)
Park Hae-jin, Yoon Jong-shin

Both Park Hae-jin and Yoon Jong-shin are seen as the "weak" members of the family with Yoon Jong-shin being the eldest and having health issues, and Park Hae-jin's image as a delicate boy.

Episode 81

Guest stars

Every week at least one guest star comes to visit. He or she participates in the daily activities along with the permanent cast, The "Family" Members, for the span of two episodes.[nb 2]

Family Awards

Airing as a Lunar New Year special and the finale of Season 1, awards were given in five different categories to members of the family, as well as a product distinct to one of the villages the Family visited. The awards were: Friendship Award, Strength Award, Idiot Award, Pitiful Award, and Repulsive Award. Reminiscing clips from previous shows aired as well. All members of the family were present for this special occasion.

The following are the nominees for each category (The winner is bolded):

  • Friendship Award (우정상)
    • Kim Su-ro & Lee Chun-hee (Stepmother Kim & Chunderella)
    • Lee Hyo-ri & Kim Jong-kook (Awkward Couple)
    • Lee Hyo-ri & Park Ye-jin (Sisters Till Death)
  • Strength Award (힘상)
    • Kim Su-ro
    • Kim Jong-kook
    • Lee Hyo-ri
    • Park Ye-jin
  • Idiot Award (바보상)
    • Yu Jae-suk (Dumb & Dumber)
    • Lee Chun-hee (Clumsy Chun-Hee)
    • Park Si-yeon (Clumsy Charisma)
    • Kang Dae-sung (Dumb & Dumber)
  • Pitiful Award (불쌍상)
    • Yoon Jong-shin
    • Yu Jae-suk
    • Lee Chun-hee
    • Park Hae-jin
  • Daesang (Grand Prize) - Repulsive Award (대상-밉상)
    • Yu Jae-suk
    • Kim Su-ro

Digital Single

The family recorded a song, titled 패밀리의 하루 (Family Day), on the episode of April 12, 2009. The music was written by Yoon Jong-Shin, whereas the lyrics were written by the entire family, and feature many of the events that have happened in the family. The digital single was released on June 8, 2009.

Tracks

  1. 패밀리의 하루 (Family Day)
    • Lyrics : Yu Jae-suk, Lee Hyo-ri, Yoon Jong-shin, Kim Su-ro, Lee Chun-hee, Park Ye-jin, Kang Dae-sung, Kim Jong-kook / Music : Yoon Jong-shin / Performed by : Yu Jae-suk, Lee Hyo-ri, Yoon Jong-shin, Kim Su-ro, Lee Chun-hee, Park Ye-jin, Kang Dae-sung, Kim Jong-kook
  2. 패밀리의 하루 (Family Day) (Soft Version)
  3. 패밀리의 하루 (Family Day) (Instrumental)

Ratings

In the ratings below, the highest rating for the show will in be red, and the lowest rating for the show will be in blue.

2008

2009

2010

Awards & achievements

YearAwards
2008
  • 2008 SBS Entertainment Awards (December 30)[11]
    • Special Award: Broadcast Writer Category - Lee Mi-sun (Writer of Family Outing)
    • Producer TV Star Award - Kim Su-ro
    • Netizen Most Popular Award - Lee Chun-hee, Park Ye-jin
    • Audience's Best Program Award - Family Outing
    • Grand Award (Daesang) - Yu Jae-suk
2009
  • 2009 SBS Entertainment Awards (December 30)[12]
    • Best Teamwork Award - Family Outing team
    • Netizen Most Popular Award - Lee Hyo-ri
    • Grand Award (Daesang) - Yu Jae-suk & Lee Hyo-ri

See also

Notes

  1. ^ These are all as-seen on-air and are considered official relations.
  2. ^ In the Christmas special, the X-files (Un-aired footage) were aired, therefore the guest star stayed for 3 episodes
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l This rating is the individual rating of the show under Good Sunday and therefore does not include commercial time.

References

  1. ^ (Korean) "SBS, ‘패떴’에 인센티브 지급 "지상파3사 최고 시청률 격려"". Newsen. 25 June 2009. http://news.nate.com/view/20090625n18444. Retrieved 16 September 2009. 
  2. ^ (Korean) Official Good Sunday page. About the Program. SBS. Retrieved 16 September 2009.
  3. ^ (Korean) "'패떴2', 100% 새멤버·새PD·새작가로 '환골탈태'". Yahoo! Korea News. 7 January 2010. http://kr.news.yahoo.com/service/news/shellview.htm?articleid=20100108100145412b6&linkid=4&newssetid=1352. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  4. ^ (Korean) Official Good Sunday page.The Family. SBS. Retrieved 16 September 2009
  5. ^ (Korean) "박예진.이천희 '패밀리가 떴다' 하차". Yahoo! Korea News. 28 May 2009. http://kr.news.yahoo.com/service/news/shellview.htm?linkid=16&articleid=2009052817362738801&newssetid=83. Retrieved 13 June 2009. 
  6. ^ (Korean) "MC유 '패떴' 하차설에 프로그램 '폐지설'까지 돌아". Yahoo! Korea News. 26 November 2009. http://kr.news.yahoo.com/service/news/shellview.htm?articleid=20091126220524667f7&linkid=4&newssetid=1352. Retrieved 26 November 2009. 
  7. ^ (Korean) "박시연, "'패떴' 잠시 중단…부상치료 후 복귀할 것"". Yahoo! Korea News. 26 November 2009. http://kr.news.yahoo.com/service/news/shellview.htm?articleid=20091127114557965g6&linkid=4&newssetid=1352. Retrieved 26 November 2009. 
  8. ^ (Korean) "'패밀리가 떴다' 전원 하차, 시즌2로 부활할까?". Yahoo! Korea News. 5 January 2010. http://kr.news.yahoo.com/service/news/shellview.htm?articleid=20100105214532141l7&linkid=4&newssetid=1352. Retrieved 5 January 2010. 
  9. ^ a b c (Korean) TNmS Multimedia Ratings Page
  10. ^ a b c (Korean) AGB Nielsen Media Research Ratings Page
  11. ^ (Korean) 2008 연예대상 SBS. Retrieved January 5, 2010.
  12. ^ (Korean) 2009 SBS 연예대상 SBS. Retrieved January 5, 2010.

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