Netflix and tvN‘s highly anticipated Korean sitcom So Not Worth It has finally been released! If you’ve only binged it once so far, there might be some references or cameos (there were a lot) that you missed. We’re here to help! So, we have compiled a list of some things you may have missed when watching So Not Worth It.
Here are 20+ cameos and references in So Not Worth It that you need to see…
Hyun Min is listening to ITZY’s “Not Shy” at the very beginning of the first episode.
Did you recognize the entertainer? He gets food spilled on him not once but twice in the first episode.
HaHa's cameo on So not worth it is soooo funny 🤣🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/JsppMqGwuk
— chingu (@OfficialChingu) June 19, 2021
3. CLC and PENTAGON posters
They can be found on the walls of Sam and Jamie’s room. Sam is clearly a man of taste.
A poster of CLC's Helicopter and Pentagon's Dr.Bebe show up on Netflix's sitcom "So Not Worth It". The show premieres June 18th pic.twitter.com/mJOMtxv8DJ
— ⬟ LOVE or TAKE 💖 (@im_dawn_for_you) May 27, 2021
4. GOT7’s Yugyeom, Jackson, and Jinyoung’s numbers are saved in Minnie’s contact list
In episode 4, Minnie brags about having gotten “every single number from the hot trainee guys” before she quit being a trainee.
— ً🎀🌼 (@revolutuan) June 18, 2021
5. All of the birds in Sam and Jamie’s room
GOT7‘s Youngjae revealed in a tweet that he purposefully asked for birds to be included in the decore for his character’s room. Figurines and plushes of birds representing GOT7’s fandom Ahgase (it translates to “baby bird”) can be found throughout his room, including on his bed and desk.
6. Ho Dong and Soo Geun
Did you spot the comedians? In episode 6, Kang Ho Dong acts as a speed quiz host, while Lee Soo Geun is a shaman in episode 9!
our hodong & sugeun made cameo appearances in the netflix sitcom “so not worth it”!!(ep 6 & ep 9!!) pic.twitter.com/eCftlwv0A2
— New Journey To The West 신서유기 (@NJTTW) June 19, 2021
7. CLC’s Yujin
Who else wasn’t expecting to see her? ✋ What a pleasant surprise! She appears in episodes 9 and 11.
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— CLC Updates 🍀 (@UpdatesCLC) June 20, 2021
8. Mark Meal
This convenience store meal includes instant spaghetti, instant tteokbokki, sausage, and string cheese! It is a recipe made famous by GOT7’s Mark Tuan, hence the name “Mark Meal.” Yujin tries it for herself in episode 9!
9. Crash Landing On You
In So Not Worth It, Minnie is obsessed with K-Dramas like the rest of us, and one of her favorites is Crash Landing On You.
10. 2AM’s Jinwoon
The actor and 2AM maknae, Jinwoon, appears as Carson’s boyfriend in episodes 6 and 7.
11. ZE:A’s Kwanghee
The actor and singer appears in episode 6 as an online buyer.
12. Julien Kang
The French Korean actor and model has a small cameo as a Frenchman outside the temple in episode 4.
13. Im Won Hee
Even if you’re not familiar with his name (he is also sometimes credited as Lim Won Hee), you definitely recognize his face as he’s appeared in lots of our favorite K-Dramas, including Melting Me Softly, Strong Woman Do Bong Soon, and Legend of the Blue Sea (just to name a few). He plays Hyun Min’s mother’s ex-boyfriend in episode 4.
14. Kim Hee Jung
Kim Hee Jung, who already has quite an extensive resume, plays Se Wan’s mother in episode 10.
15. Yoon Jong Shin
The singer-songwriter, record producer, and Mystic Story CEO appears as a karaoke employee in episode 11.
16. Lee Ji Hoon
Singer and actor Lee Ji Hoon appears in multiple episodes as different characters. He is a doctor in episode 1, a taxi driver in episode 11, and a barber in episode 12.
17. Kim Jung Min
The singer-actor portrays a detective in episode 2.
18. Yoon Seo Hyun
A K-Drama veteran, he has appeared in Start-Up and Bring It On, Ghost. In episode 3, he appears as a con man.
19. Hwang Woo Seul Hye
If you thought the con woman in episode 3 also looked familiar, it’s because it was Hwang Woo Seul Hye from Crash Landing On You!
20. Kim Ji In
She appears in episodes 3 and 5. If you’re wondering where you have seen her before, she has been in Start-Up and Extraordinary You.
21. BamBam’s cousin Prae
Prae acts as a reoccurring character, another Thai student and Minnie’s friend.
BAMBAM’s cousin PRAE appears in So Not Worth It. You’ll like her character tho.#Bambam #Prae #MINNIEonNETFLIX #Youngjae #SoNotWorthIt #SoNotWorthItWithYoungjae #SoNotWorthIt_NetflixPremiere #SoNotWorthIt_Netflix #SoNotWorthItparty pic.twitter.com/BnnFrGSWOh
— chenglai (@AhgaCheng) June 18, 2021
She also uploaded a video on her YouTube channel about her experience working on So Not Worth It.
22. Kim Jae Hwa
Having previously appeared in a large number of movies and K-Dramas, including Run On and True Beauty, Kim Jae Hwa plays Se Wan’s mom’s creditor in episode 4.
23. Kim Kang Min
Kim Kang Min appears in episodes 6 and 9. He has also been in Hospital Playlist, Tale of the Nine Tailed, and Record of Youth.
24. Lee Dong Kyu
We see him play an anchorman in episode 3 very briefly. This wouldn’t be the first time you’ve seen him appear as an anchorman (and reporter) either. He’s appeared as one in numerous K-Dramas, such as Penthouse, Flower of Evil, and Tale of the Nine Tailed.
25. Jung Yi Rang
Most recently, she’s been in Hello, Me!. Now, she has appeared in three roles in So Not Worth It. In episode 3, she was the North Korean announcer seen on television. In episode 5, she played the Icheon grandmother. She’s also a regular character, Ms. Jung!
26. Kim Jin Ok
She has previously been in several movies and K-Dramas, including Hello, Me!, Tale of the Nine Tailed, and Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung. In So Not Worth It, she appears a couple of times as one of the maids.
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