Because I Want to Talk Season 1

Season 1

Because I Want to Talk Season 1

First Air Date: December 04, 2019

First Aired on    :   2019
Episodes    :   12 episodes



Episodes

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1x12 BoA, Jang Do-yeon & Lee Sedol (February 26, 2020)


BoA and Lee Dong-wook eat at the singer's favourite restaurant (in SM Entertainment's former neighborhood) then go to a coin karaoke room. Back at the studio, she talks about the difficulties she has been through when debuting in Japan and her unexpected success. She also sings a duet of "City of Stars" with the host. In the last twenty minutes of the episode, which are filmed in a rented house, Jang Do-yeon and Lee Sedol are Lee Dong-wook's guests.


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1x11 BoA (February 19, 2020)


In celebration of her 20th anniversary since debut, singer BoA looks back on her first years as a performer, including her first televised performance. In video clips, Lee Dong-wook and Jang Do-yeon host Wookigayo (a parody of the music program Inkigayo), with BoA as guest, and react to videos of the artist from the early 2000s. They also wear high school uniforms and talk about their school days at a restaurant before going to an arcade to play games and use a palm reader machine.


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1x10 Choi Hyun-mi (February 12, 2020)


The female professional boxer talks about being the only South Korean two-weight world champion, she describes in depth her sport that is yet to be popular in her country and mentions the hardships she had to overcome after leaving North Korea. In a situational talk, hosts and guest do an unboxing video of the boxer’s bag. In a video clip, Lee Dong-wook visits Choi Hyun-mi during her training and takes a boxing lesson from her.


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1x09 Monk Jeong Kwan, and Her Temple Food (February 05, 2020)


Food allows you to show others who you really are. This is how Monk Jeong Kwan described her reason for spreading temple food throughout the world. Dong Wook visits Monk Jeong Kwan at the Baegyang temple, where Monk Jeong Kwan stays as the chief monk, and gets to experience the way she cooks temple food. Although many famous chefs around the world demand to be lectured by her cooking skills, she finds it more important to spend time sharing temple food with people in Korea. This is the reason she opened a restaurant. Lastly, she shares the most crucial moment of her life and how it is related to temple food.


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1x08 Director Yeon Sang Ho (January 29, 2020)


From 0 to 1, from 1 to 1,000 and to beyond. This is how director Yeon Sang Ho is being described. He is widely known as the director of the mega-hit “Train to Busan”, but not many of us know he is also a voice actor, scriptwriter and more. Stay tuned and get to know more about Director Yeon.


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1x07 Professor Yoo Seong Ho (January 22, 2020)


When death is near, you see the value of life paradoxically. This episode, we have forensic scientist Yoo Seong Ho, professor of Seoul National University Medical School to share his experience. Besides, Dong Wook’s DNA test result will be revealed.


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1x06 Actress Kim Seo Hyung (January 15, 2020)


Kim Seo Hyung, the actress who defines “charisma”, is on the show. She is widely known for her character as a coach in the drama “Sky Castle”, but besides her role as an actress, she will be showing her cooking as well as singing skills with Dong Wook and Do Yeon. Stay tuned and see how she turns a talk show into a concert!


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1x05 Assemblyman Park Jie Won (January 08, 2020)


Our lives are all about politics. Yet, it might be a touchy topic to talk about with family and friends. In this episode, we have Assemblyman Park Jie Won, an experienced politician who openly talks about his political views. Meanwhile, Dong Wook makes a visit to the House of Parliament.


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1x04 Lee Su Geun (December 25, 2019)


Comedian Lee Su Geun visits the show for this episode. To talk about his past and hard times, this episode takes place at a small theater in Daehangro. The audience gets to meet Su Geun and the hosts at a close distance, and Su Geun makes everyone laugh as usual. Find out how Su Geun became one of the most popular comedian who leads the trend of variety shows.


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1x03 Lee Se Dol (December 18, 2019)


The legendary Go player Lee Se Dol visits the show. He talks about his retirement, the match with AlphaGo, his final match, and the love story with his wife. The viewers get to hear about his philosophy on Go and the behind the scenes of the famous match with AlphaGo. Also, find out whether Lee Se Dol was born genius or his talents were achieved through pure effort.


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1x02 Gong Yoo, Part 2 (December 11, 2019)


Lee Dong Wook and Gong Yoo go fishing in Jeju Island. They also have another friend there, who is none other than Park Byung Eun. Gong Yoo and Lee Dong Wook are put into a situation talk with Do Yeon, and they share their values. The show also discusses about Gong Yoo’s successful career and why he took a long break after the mega-hit “Goblin”.


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1x01 Gong Yoo, Part 1 (December 04, 2019)


It’s the grand opening of the show. Lee Dong Wook starts a new journey and his friend Gong Yoo visits as the first guest for support. He talks about his acting career and brand power. Also, Gong Yoo and Lee Dong Wook go on a trip together to Jeju Island. The two share a meal and celebrate Dong Wook’s birthday.




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