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The Return of Superman

The Return of Superman (Hangul: 슈퍼맨이 돌아왔다; also known as Superman is Back and Superman Returns) is a South Korean reality-variety show that airs on KBS2. Superman is Back is one of the two segments (the other segment is 1 Night 2 Days) on Happy Sunday.

The Return of SupermanThe original 3 episodes pilot aired as a Chuseok holiday special from September 19 till September 21 of 2013, starring Lee Hwi-jae, Choo Sung-hoon, Jang Hyun-sung, Lee Hyun-woo and their real-life children, with actress Yoo Ho-jeong as the narrator. Celebrity dads are left to care for their kids alone for 48 hours without the help of anyone, while their wives leave the home to enjoy some relaxing time off. The wives are shown leaving the home before the 48 hours begins and coming back to greet their family once the 48 hours have ended.

During the 48 hours the dads and children are either doing a task the wives have written out for the dads to complete or the dads exploring new activities with their kids. Occasionally celebrity friends of the dads will stop by to interact with the kids.

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Native Title: 슈퍼맨이 돌아왔다
Also Known As: Superman Is Back
Genres: Family
TV Show: The Return of Superman
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 300
Aired: Sep 19, 2013 – ?
Network: KBS1
Duration: 1 hr. 40 min.
Rating: G – All Ages
Tags: Babies, Family Relationship, Father-Daughter Relationship, Father-Son Relationship, Reality Show