Roommate (Korean: 룸메이트) is a South Korean reality show; a part of SBS's Good Sunday lineup, along with Running Man. It was first aired on May 4, 2014. The show features eleven celebrities living together in a share house, sharing common spaces such as the kitchen, living room, and washrooms, as well as household tasks. The house features sixty cameras and five bedrooms. The program is a response to society today where single-person households are dramatically increasing and aims to show the life, troubles, and joys of eleven different celebrities as they form friendships, relationships and possibly enemies living together under one roof.
The episode begins with Sunny, Ryohei, Joon-hyung, and Jackson going on an outing to pick lotus roots which was planned to be their guests' dinner. When they return to the house, the group prepares dinner as the guests start to arrive. Joon-hyung’s cousin, Danny Ahn (one of the members of g.o.d), was the first to arrive followed by Ryohei's friend, Chae Yeon (a singer/actress). While the members were entertaining their guests, Sunny arrives with another guest, Yoona from Girls' Generation. Close to the end, Nana returns home to see that Cucumber's belly was swollen and the members immediately send her to a 24-hour veterinary hospital.Watch Now:Amazon
The episode starts off with Guk-joo cooking for her roommates and as they sit down to eat, Guk-joo talks about how she became a comedian. Later, the members go out for a picnic, playing games and doling out punishments to the losers. After the picnic, Dong-wook takes Ryohei, Jackson and Young-ji out for some shopping which led to Dong-wook being exhausted at the end. After the members return home, Song Ga-yeon pays a visit to their home. The episode ends with Jackson and Joon-hyung teaching the members English and acting out scenes by speaking EnglishWatch Now:AmazoniTunes
Sunny and Jong-ok visit the theater where two very revered veteran actors were performing while Joon-hyung, Se-ho, Jackson, Nana, Guk-joo and Young-ji learn Taekkyeon, a traditional Korean martial art. After watching the performance, Sunny and Jong-ok went home with a guest, Lee Soon-jae. At dinner time, the roommates were all gathered at the dinner table sharing old memories of their past and bringing up old graduation photos. The next morning, Guk-joo and Young-ji are on breakfast duty while Jong-ok wakes up early in the morning to harvest some peppers that are grown in the backyard. Towards the end of the episode, g.o.d have their encore concert with close to 40,000 people in attendance, including fellow members of Roommate, Min-woo, Se-ho, and Kang-joon who came to show their support for Joon-hyung and g.o.d.Watch Now:Amazon
In order to get to know each other better, the members draw maps of their brains and talk about their profession, characteristics and personal interests. Nana, Guk-joo and Se-ho leave home to Se-ho's parents' house to get food and on the way, they learnt that it was actually Nana's birthday while Dong-wook, Jong-ok, Joon-hyung, Ryohei and Min-woo take a historic tour around Seongbuk-gu with the "Roommate" team. Later, Jong-ok and Sunny set out to learn pilates. At night, the members gather to plan a surprise party for Nana before she arrives home.Watch Now:iTunes