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The WORST episodes of Running Man

Every episode of Running Man ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Running Man!

The cast must complete missions at various places to win the race.

Last Updated: 10/2/2022Network: SBS (KR)
Go? Stop?
0 votes

#1 - Go? Stop?

Season 2022 - Episode 623 - Aired 10/2/2022

Suk Jin's Cells
12 votes

#2 - Suk Jin's Cells

Season 2021 - Episode 583 - Aired 12/12/2021

Seok Jin is well known for his gullible personality. In today’s episode, the members become his cells and help him make the right choice during his busy schedule as a superstar. His cells need to persuade him to choose their suggestion and earn Gullible Coins to win the race. Let’s find out how Seok Jin will survive today with his adorable cells!

007 Water Sniper
75 votes

#3 - 007 Water Sniper

Season 2012 - Episode 120 - Aired 11/18/2012

Location: Poeun Art Hall (Suji-gu, Yongin, Gyeonggi-do) Guest: Lee Seung Gi, Park Shin Hye

Destiny's Pairs
62 votes

#4 - Destiny's Pairs

Season 2013 - Episode 155 - Aired 7/21/2013

Guests: Bae Suzy (Miss A) Venue: Incheon National University

Karaoke Race
83 votes

#5 - Karaoke Race

Season 2013 - Episode 143 - Aired 4/28/2013

Guests: Kim In-kwon, Lee Kyung-kyu, Ryu Hyun-kyung Venues: Seoul City Hall (Jung-gu, Seoul)

Superpower Baseball
79 votes

#6 - Superpower Baseball

Season 2012 - Episode 119 - Aired 11/11/2012

Location: Baebongsan neighborhood park games, Seoul Guest: Choo Shin Soo, Jin Se Yeon, Ryu Hyun Jin

The Wizard of Oz
53 votes

#7 - The Wizard of Oz

Season 2013 - Episode 170 - Aired 11/3/2013

guests: Kim Yoo-jung, T.O.P(Big Bang) & Yoon Je-moon

Running Man Hunter... The Final Hunt
77 votes

#8 - Running Man Hunter... The Final Hunt

Season 2012 - Episode 118 - Aired 11/4/2012

Location: Cheonho Bridge riverside park, Bonghwasan park, Jungnang Family Campground Guest: Choi Min Soo, Park Bo Young

Truth and Lie
75 votes

#9 - Truth and Lie

Season 2012 - Episode 126 - Aired 12/30/2012

Location: Gyeongnam Horse Racing Park, Gangseo-gu, Busan Guest: Choi Ji Woo.

Investing Geniuses Go to NY, Part 1
10 votes

#10 - Investing Geniuses Go to NY, Part 1

Season 2022 - Episode 606 - Aired 6/5/2022

The Running Man members are getting ready to make some money through investment in the year 2022. But this time, instead of Korean stocks, they will be dealing with American stocks in Wall Street. In order to be ready for the huge project, they go through quizzes and missions to enhance their knowledge. Tune in to see how the elite brains of Running Man make smart investments!

Not Spring, Candy or Penalty
10 votes

#11 - Not Spring, Candy or Penalty

Season 2022 - Episode 597 - Aired 4/3/2022

In this week’s episode, the war of love begins in Running Man with three beautiful actresses joining the race. The male members pick one female member to give candy, and they can exchange them with ballots for the male member's popularity poll. Who will be the favored winners to get the most candies and votes?

Goyang Aqua Studio
78 votes

#12 - Goyang Aqua Studio

Season 2013 - Episode 158 - Aired 8/11/2013

Guests: Jeon Miseon, Moon Junghee and Son Hyunjoo Venue: Goyang Aqua Studio

Running Man Presidential Race
11 votes

#13 - Running Man Presidential Race

Season 2022 - Episode 594 - Aired 3/6/2022

In this week’s episode, the members are going to choose the captain of Running Man. The winner of the election will lead the team for the next month and get various benefits during his or her term. When they are about to fight with one another for the position, a special candidate joins them in the election even though he is not a member of Running Man. Who will be able to win this glorious title?

Running Man Reincarnation
86 votes

#14 - Running Man Reincarnation

Season 2013 - Episode 130 - Aired 1/27/2013

Location: Wangsimni Station, Seoul Metropolitan Library, Seoul New City Hall. No guest.

The Laughter War Race
40 votes

#15 - The Laughter War Race

Season 2015 - Episode 273 - Aired 11/15/2015

Guests: Cast Members of People Looking for a Laugh (SBS Comedians)

BTOB without BTOB Special
10 votes

#16 - BTOB without BTOB Special

Season 2022 - Episode 596 - Aired 3/27/2022

In this week’s episode, Ji Hee and Jun Hwan continue to lead their teams for the final race, Who Rang the Bell. They take turns to play Team Defense and Team Offense to win the points. Meanwhile, since BTOB cannot join us for their special episode, the members are divided into two teams according to their blood type for the BTOB race. Which team will receive the penalty at the end of the race?

Running Story
10 votes

#17 - Running Story

Season 2022 - Episode 613 - Aired 7/24/2022

Se-Ri and Birdie Buddy
11 votes

#18 - Se-Ri and Birdie Buddy

Season 2022 - Episode 591 - Aired 2/6/2022

In this week’s episode, Pak Se Ri is here as a coach of a variety show to complete the race with the members. All five members are subject to a penalty but, Se Ri will lead them throughout the 18 mission holes, to get the prize money. They can buy penalty exemption cards and even reveal the hidden option with the money they earn. Will they all be able to get away from the penalty this week?

Decisive Blow
11 votes

#19 - Decisive Blow

Season 2022 - Episode 601 - Aired 5/1/2022

In this week’s episodes, the members and the guests participate in a race that brings back childhood memories. They are divided into three teams, and the first team to win in each game gets to choose seven pieces of bread that contain Runningmon stickers. They need to find as many stickers as possible to complete the Runningdex. Who will be the first team to complete it?

Enemy Cha-Cha-Cha
11 votes

#20 - Enemy Cha-Cha-Cha

Season 2022 - Episode 602 - Aired 5/8/2022

2017 New Year's Ceremony
39 votes

#21 - 2017 New Year's Ceremony

Season 2017 - Episode 332 - Aired 1/1/2017

SBS Broadcasting Center (Mok-dong, Yangcheon-gu, Seoul) For this week’s episode, the members gather for the New Year. They do various missions, get their fortunes read, and go through a checkup to see their health conditions. As they continue, the members receive R Balls according to the results, and those balls will decide who will be the first runner of the Member’s Week. Mission: Earn running balls to determine the first and second runners for Member's Week by water bomb.

I Hear Your Voice (Parody)
49 votes

#22 - I Hear Your Voice (Parody)

Season 2013 - Episode 157 - Aired 8/4/2013

Guests: Ahn Gilkang, Jung Woongin and Kim Heewon

Back To The 1980's (Time Machine)
80 votes

#23 - Back To The 1980's (Time Machine)

Season 2012 - Episode 122 - Aired 12/2/2012

Guest: Jung Won Gwan, Kim Tae Hyung, Lee Sang Won (Sobangcha), Goo Hara (Kara), Kang Susie, Kim Wan Sun and Park Nam Jung

Somewhere 1%: No.1 Couple Race (3)
46 votes

#24 - Somewhere 1%: No.1 Couple Race (3)

Season 2017 - Episode 357 - Aired 7/2/2017

Blue One Water Park (Cheongun-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do) This week, the Running Man members are joined by seven guests. They are paired and form a group of two. They go through different missions in order to stay away from receiving the Sticker. Meanwhile, Kwang-soo is reunited with his love. Mission: Collect and retain as much money as possible to avoid receiving I-Go Stickers.

Steamed Rice Stealer Race
39 votes

#25 - Steamed Rice Stealer Race

Season 2016 - Episode 326 - Aired 11/20/2016

Mission: Avoid having the "food thief" as part of the team.

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