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The Return of Superman

The Return of Superman (‹The template Korean is being considered for merging.›  Hangul: 슈퍼맨이 돌아왔다; also known as Superman Is Back) is a South Korean reality-variety show that airs on KBS2. The Return of Superman is one of the two segments (the other segment is 1 Night 2 Days) on Happy Sunday. The original 3 episodes pilot aired as a Chuseok holiday special from September 19 till September 21 of 2013, starring Lee Hwi-jae, Choo Sung-hoon, Jang Hyun-sung, Lee Hyun-woo and their real-life children, with actress Yoo Ho-jeong as the narrator. KBS announced on Oct 17, 2013 that The Return of Superman will officially become part of the Happy Sunday lineup starting on November 3, 2013. The show replaces Star Family Show Mamma Mia, which was moved to Wednesday nights.

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Episode List:

155 156 157 158 159 160

Info

Also known as Superman Is Back
Superman Returns
Genre Reality television
Created by KBS
Starring Lee Hwi-jae
Lee Dong-gook
Ki Tae-young
Lee Beom-soo
Yang Dong-geun
Oh Ji-ho
In Gyo-jin
Sam Hammington
Narrated by Jung Hye-young
Opening theme Superman: Main Title March
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of episodes 154 (as of October 30, 2016)(list of episodes)
Production
Producer(s) Kang Bong-gyu
Location(s) South Korea, Japan
Camera setup Multicamera setup
Running time Ep.1 – 15 (85 minutes)
Ep.16 – 21 (95 minutes)
Ep.22 – Present (100 minutes)
Production company(s) Koen Media Corporation
Distributor KBS World
Release
Original network KBS2
Picture format 1080i
Audio format Stereo
Original release September 19, 2013
Chronology
Preceded by Star Family Show Mamma Mia(패밀리쇼 맘마미아)
Related shows Happy Sunday
다녀오겠습니다 (KBS Joy)

Synopsis

Celebrity dads are left to care for their kids alone for 48 hours without the help of anyone, while their wives leave the home to enjoy some relaxing time off. The wives are shown leaving the home before the 48 hours begins and coming back to greet their family once the 48 hours have ended. During the 48 hours the dads and children are either doing a task the wives have written out for the dads to complete or the dads exploring new activities with their kids. Occasionally celebrity friends of the dads will stop by to interact with the kids.

Format

The show is filmed with set up cameras and cameraman hiding in tents and playhouses in each of the celebrities actual home. Family and friends of the celebrity dads will occasionally show up in each episode. On each episode, as the show moves from one family to the next, a brief narration by the narrator is given to introduce the next segment of the episode.

During each individual family segment the parents (husband and wife), with the exception of Junu, Junseo and Haru who were old enough to answer questions when they started the show, would give a talking head interview while being asked questions by the shows PDs (producers) about the current situation being aired.

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