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Run BTS is a Variety Show featuring the members of Korean Pop Music band BTS. The guys divide into different teams and play a wide variety of games against each other. There are often prizes and punishments for the winning and losing teams.

New episodes are released weekly on the online platform VLIVE, every Tuesday at 9 pm (KST).

Run BTS contains examples of:

  • Attractive Bent-Gender: Episode 11 has the members act as high-schoolers for a sketch, with the roles being picked randomly, and Suga got the role of a female exchange student that was wooed by the other guys (played using a female uniform, make-up and a wig). Not only did other members point out that he looked very good dressed as a girl, but screenshots of his performance as Min Yoonji resulted in many non-fans asking around the internet who the pretty girl was.
  • Aww, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: A lot of this in between the competitions.
  • Badass Adorable: Despite being the baby of the group, Jungkook is the most badass when it comes to physical tasks.
  • Butt-Monkey: Jin is this in the dog-episode. While all the other dogs do well in the tasks, the dog who picked him does not listen at all. This results in him wailing "Adam" for most of the episode.
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  • Capture the Flag: More like capture the flags.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: V appears to be this, but tends to often amaze the guys by doing well at random things or thinking outside of the box.
  • Cool and Unusual Punishment: Like other variety shows featuring BTS, the games in this show have this kind of punishments for the loser, with the punishments frequently being decided by the members themselves.
    • Episode 4 had the losers drink garlic juice. (Un?)fortunately, two members were saved due to time constraints, and Suga easily downed it in one go.
    • Episode 5 has the members complete a difficult circuit on a time limit, with the punishment having them all drink a nasty mix of... stuff. Not only do they manage to complete it, but they get to punish the staff.
    • In November 29, 2017, BTS' arrival at the airport on their way to the MAMAs gained media attention due to Jin wearing a hanbok attire for no reason. Turns out, it was a punishment for a game, from an episode released on January 6, 2018. Yes, a whole month passed where the hanbok went unexplained.
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    • Similarly, another episode had the losing team wear their 90s-themed clothing in a public airport appearance.
  • Even the Guys Want Him: All of them competed for Suga's affections as he was dressed as a female student. None succeeded.
  • Gentle Giant: RM is probably the least competitive of the bunch. This to the point that he holds back in competition when it comes to using English skills, even though it's one of the few times he had an edge over the more physically competitive members.
  • Heroes Love Dogs: They all thoroughly enjoy the time spent with the dogs. Some of them even start bragging about their own dogs.
  • I Have Many Names: They always come up with strange names for their teams.
  • Jack-of-All-Trades: Jungkook usually dominates in sports or strength competitions. Even in competitions where those are less important, he tends to do well.
  • Karaoke Box: It starts messy and ends messier. V is really into it.
  • Laser Hallway: Some are better at it than others. This is especially clear with RM and Jungkook's team. RM needs many tries before he gets through it, while Jungkook just slips throught it in a second or two.
  • Lovable Coward: J-Hope, full stop. The amusement park episode has him deathly afraid of certain rides while everyone else has fun, and he spent most of the Zombie-episode shrieking and hiding.
    • The zombie episode also had everyone except V, RM and Jungkook as this. Notably, both Jin and Suga got scared by the cameraman.
  • Mistaken for Spies: When Jungkook sympathizes in too heartfelt a way with the spy not getting food when discovered, quite a few of them members are convinced he's the one.
  • The Mole: In the swimming pool episodes, one member is quietly sabotaging his team.
  • Pool Scene: Downplayed. The guys mostly play games in the pool and it isn't very fan-servicey.
  • Running Gag: Jin usually names his team Kim Seokjin, after himself. One time another team takes the name before he can and it confuses him to the point that he makes mistakes calling out his own team name.
  • Sauna of Death: Two of them need to stay in one until one of them answers correctly. The one who didn't know the answer had to leave. Poor Jimin spent quite some time in it. It was even worse for J-Hope. The members came back in to make sure he wasn't there alone.
  • Serious Business: V really goes all out at karaoke. When food is on the line, competition tends to me more serious as well.
  • Zombie Apocalypse: Some of them take it worse than others.

Alternative Title(s): Run BTS


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