The Human Condition (TV series)

The Human Condition (Korean인간의 조건) is a South Korean variety show that started airing on November 17, 2012 on KBS2. The show currently broadcasts on Saturday evenings at 11:15 p.m. UTC+09. It features 6 top Korean actors being followed by cameras 24/7, showing new sides to them through the program, as they participate in social experiments about timely issues in South Korean modern society.[1]


"Living without Cellphones, Television and Internet" is the theme for the 4-episode pilot. Park Seong-ho, Kim Jun-ho, Jeong Tae-ho, Kim Jun-hyeon, Heo Kyung-hwan, and Yang Sang-guk are brought together in a dorm and tasked to live without their cellphones, television, and the internet for the next week. The cameras follow the 6 comedians closely to document their daily lives without the use of these modern conveniences. As they go through the experience they realize the impact of gadgets in the modern world.

Season 1Edit

Episode Theme Guest Member Appearances
01 - 05 Living without waste Park Seong-ho's wife & son, Kim Jun-hyeon's parents, Yang Sang-guk's parents
06 - 10 Living without cars Hong ingyu, Cho Yong-Jin (ALi)
11 - 14 Living without money
15 - 17 Eating only local produce
18 - 20 Finding real friends
21 - 23 Living without water
24 - 27 Living without electricity 2PM
28 - 31 The conditions for a holiday Lee Joon (MBLAQ)
32 - 34 Living by the recommended daily calories Huh Gak
35 - 37 Books in daily life Kwanghee (ZE:A) Park Gyu-ri & Kang Ji-young (Kara)
38 - 40 Woman special: Living without cellphone & trash Son Dam-bi, Original Cast of Human Condition
41 - 43 Living only with the help of neighbors Kim Yeong-hui's Mother, K.Will
44 - 47(Part 1) Living without stress Taecyeon (2PM) Kim Heechul (Super Junior), Miss A
47(Part 2) - 48 1st Anniversary special: Analog trip Kim Jun-ho's friend (Kang Beom Seok), Yang Sang-guk's friend (Son Seungmin)
49 - 51 Challenging zero heating costs Lee Bong Won, Kim Kiri
52 - 55 (Part 1) Women's special: Living without chemical products Park Eun-yeong, Park Jiseon Cho Hangri, John Park
55 (Part 2) - 58 Living with minimum goods Park Sung-kwang Orange Caramel
59 - 61 Women's Special: Living without meat and flour Kim Mingyeong, Chun Yi Seul Myeong Hyeon Ji (Chef), Kim Tae-Hyun & Park Ga-Ram (DickPunks), Heo Kyung-hwan, Kwanghee & Minwoo (ZE:A)
62-64 Eco orientation (Change of Members) Choiza (Dynamic Duo) A Pink
65-67 Women's Special: Living only with part-time jobs Park Eun-yeong, Choi Hee
68-70 Living on low-sodium diet Yang Dong-geun, Alex
71-72 Men & Women's Special: Volunteer farm work Chun Yi Seul
73-75 Overcoming skin and hair problems Park Eun-ji, Bo-mi (A Pink) Park Myung Soo, On Joo-Wan, Soyou & Bora (Sistar), Gong Chan & Baro (B1A4), Park Ki Ryang
76,78,79 Discovering 100 years of heritage
77 Men & Women's Chuseok Special: The holiday condition
80-82 Women's Special: Talent sharing Jeong Da Eun Jung Tae-ho, Park Sung-Kwang, Cho Hangri, Kim Junho, Koo Eunho, Jung Euichan, Kim Byungsuk, Hwang Paul, Kim Hoyoung
83-85 Traveling with mentors
86-88 Women's Special: Living on a shoestring budget Lizzy (After School), Han Chae-Ah Super Junior's Eunhyuk & Ryeowook, Heo Anna, Kim Ji-hoon, Yoon Jong-shin, Muzie
89-91 Taking On traditionally female jobs
92 Men & Women's Christmas Special

Season 2Edit

Episode Theme Guest Member Guest
93-99 Living without the big 5
99-100 Growing Close with Books
101-102 Men and Woman, the Opposite Sex
103-104 Our Country

Season 3Edit

Episode Theme Guest Member Guest
105-129 Urban Farmer

Season 4Edit

Episode Theme Guest Member Guest
129- Living With Senior Citizens


Season 1 - male Comedians/Singers/AnnouncerEdit

Season 2 - male Actors/Singer/ModelEdit

Female ComediansEdit

Season 3 - male Chefs/Singers/ComediansEdit


  1. ^ "Real Experience Project: The Human Condition". KBS Global. Archived from the original on 2015-02-09. Retrieved 9 February 2015.

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