Let's have fun (Korean: 해피 투게더; RR: Haepitugedeo) is a Korean talk show that first ran on November 8, 2001 on KBS2. It was the most popular show on KBS from 2002–2003, and continued to be successful for two more seasons. Currently, Let's Have Fun is still considered one of the most popular shows in Korea that airs free-to-air every Thursday at 23:05 (KST) regularly. The show celebrated its 200th episode in its third season on July 7, 2011.
Part 1 More info: List of Happy Together episodes § Happy Together (2001 - 2005) Season 1 of Happy Together lasted for 4 years from November 8, 2001 to April 28, 2005. It is the most popular season of Happy Together series, the most popular variety show on KBS since 2002. –2004 and the most watched show on Thursday nights. Season 1 has several different "angles", the most famous being the Metal Tray Karaoke Room, and some other "corners" such as Metal Tray Drama and Do Re Mi "Kong Kong Kong". Happy Together was originally a talk show, and a quiz contest where MCs faced students for scholarships. It was later removed and Classroom Talk (책가방 토크) and Metal Tray Karaoke Room were made as fixed angles. During the season, the Metal Tray Karaoke Room corner didn't fill the entire episode, so other games were added to fill the hour. A highlight episode aired on April 28, 2005 as the final season of Season 1, where ratings were slightly lower than usual. Motto: "목요일 , 해피 !" (Thursday night fun get-together, Happy Together!)
Karaoke Room Metal Tray inside the Metal Tray Karaoke Room (쟁반 노래방), the guests will sing a song (usually a children's carol) for 10 turns, in which they must sing each line correctly. There are 3 chance cards available for easy singing, and as soon as someone makes a mistake, metal trays hanging overhead will land on that person.
Drama about metal trays Metal Tray Drama Movies (쟁반 극장) feature two MCs (Shin Dong-yup, Lee Hyori) and two other guests, they will be divided into two teams (1 MC, 1 guest) and Act out a scene from a movie or TV series. Often associated with humorous antics, anyone who laughs or forgets what to do (known as NG) will be hit by a metal tray.
Do Re Mi Kong Kong Kong Do Re Mi Kong Kong Kong (도레미 콩콩콩) is a corner with Do Re Mi 7 Siblings (도레 미칠 남메) featuring two MCs (Yoo Jae-suk, Kim Je-dong) and five other guests. They will participate in reciting a children's song using a human-sized keyboard hanging from the ceiling. Each person is assigned a note (Do, Re, Mi, Fa, So, La, Ti, Do) and will have four chances to play the song correctly by tapping the corresponding key on the keyboard. If they are wrong, a group of punishments will hit them with a plastic mallet.
Season 2 More info: List of Happy Together episodes § Happy Together Friends (2005 - 2007) Season 2 is commonly known as Happy Friends Together (해피 투게더 ), where celebrities find their old classmates. The show that originally started as a pilot aired in February 2005 with the title Friends, hosted by Yoo Jae-suk, Eugene and Tak Jae-hoon. It eventually combines with Happy Together to become Happy Friends together. This part isn't as funny as last season, as most of the celebs and schoolmates often cry or cherish their time together, greatly reducing the level of laughter. Season 2 ran from May 5, 2005 to June 21, 2007. Season 2 wasn't as popular as Season 1 but still achieved average ratings (10–18%). In Happy Together Friends, 2 celebrities have to find 5 of their school friends from a group of 25–40 people. Celebrities have 2 rounds to find their friends, their friends will talk about past events and their interesting stories where celebrities will try to find that person. However, celebrities only see the MC's screen, not the audience of their schoolmates.
Motto: "친구 , , 해피 !" (Because friends are here, Happy Thursday, Happy Together Friends!)
Quick learning, if not correct, the metal tray will succeed! In this game, Learn fast, if not correct, metal tray will succeed! (벼락치기, 달달 ~ !) Or in Quick Learning pilot, If Wrong, Raise Your Hand! (벼락치기, 달달 ~ !), two celebrities and their friends will compete for a free dinner after the show so they can chat. The objective of the game is to correctly identify certain object/person after studying for 30 minutes. An image of the subject/person was put on a carousel and it passed through each participant while they were wearing the headset, who had to determine exactly what it was or hit by the Metal Tray (or forced to hold it up). hand in Pilot). The team with the most points will win a free dinner. This game can only be played 4 times (including the pilot).
Season 3 More info: Happy Together episode list Happy Together Season 3 (2007 - 2018) Season 3 is called Happy Together: Let's Go To School (해피 투게더 학교 ), where 4 MCs dress up as girls (except for Shin Bong-sun, who is female) and participate in school-themed games. Season 3 includes a corner from Season 1 where MCs will battle students in a quiz to win scholarships. This started on July 5, 2007. They proved to be uncommon and were all removed in 3 weeks. Now the show is simply called Happy Together part 3 which corners are the Challenges! Memorize the song and It's you! (그건 !). These 2 corners proved to be popular and the ratings were back to normal. It's you! has been replaced by What's That! (이건 뭐!), where guests bring an item they love, and Don't Laugh in the Sauna!, which joins the other 2 corners that take place in a sauna. Early 2009, Challenge! Remember songs have been removed to save time. Only Don't laugh in the sauna! still, and following Star Quiz How is it possible! (스타 퀴즈 세상에 !) is a customer quiz for everyday products. On April 25, 2017, the show will undergo a revamp, one significant change being that the show will be in the form of a 2-part series as most of the recordings are shot overtime.
Motto: "함께 , !" (A Thursday night is happier together, Happy Together!)
Challenges! Remember the song Challenges! Song Memorization (도전! 암기 송) takes place inside a sauna, where the MCs and guests will have to sing exactly one song (related to your health) in order to exit the sauna. Those who exit the sauna can enjoy their food and drink while watching the rest of them suffer. The last person in the sauna is the loser and gets a painful massage.
Don't Laugh In The Sauna Room! In Don't Laugh In The Sauna Room! (웃지 마! 사우나), the host "chats" with the guests in a dialect trying to make them laugh. These conversations often revolve around what a typical "Korean mom" (아줌마) would talk about, who laughs will be sprayed with water cannons. People have a clear plastic bowl that they can use to protect themselves from water. This corner takes place in the dressing room of the sauna.
Season 4 More info: Happy Together episode list Happy Together Season 4 (2018-2020)