BTS Took Over ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ and It Was Glorious

by Jeremy Spirogis
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If it was tough to get tickets for BTS’s Map of the Soul Tour earlier than, it’s going to be much more tough now. On Feb. 24, BTS took over The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in a one-of-a-kind episode.

The late-night takeover featured an prolonged interview, video games, and a efficiency in Grand Central Terminal. For ARMY, the episode was full of the group’s trademark antics and confirmed the love the members of BTS have for his or her artwork. The Tonight Show episode additionally showcased BTS’s expertise and gave viewers unfamiliar with BTS a crash course on what the group is all about.

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Jimmy Fallon interviewed BTS on the subway

In addition to having BTS as the one friends on the present, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon episode acted as an ode to New York City. Fallon opened the present along with his monologue on a transferring subway automobile.

After the present’s opening, Fallon interviewed the BTS members on the subway. He requested the group lighthearted questions on their personalities and first impressions of one another, in addition to insightful questions on their new album Map of the Soul: 7 and their humble starting.

“Do you remember the first time you ever performed in front of a crowd? And what was that like?” He requested.

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“It was our debut showcase,” Jungkook stated. “There were about 200 to 300 people.”

“300 people,” Fallon stated. “Now you have billions of people watching. But 300 people meant a lot to you, right?”

“I still can never forget it,” Jungkook stated. “Everything happened so fast, and it was overwhelming. And I cried after the show.”

“Everyone cried,” Jimin added.

Before filming the episode, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon requested followers to submit inquiries to ask the BTS members. In the subway automobile, Fallon requested BTS a handful of submitted questions. Thanks to the section, followers lastly discovered what the “black bean noodle incident” was.

BTS performed a recreation with Jimmy Fallon

Anyone who watches BTS’s selection present Run BTS! is aware of the band members are extraordinarily aggressive with each other. With the “Subway Olympics” section, the Tonight Show managed to point out a aspect of BTS that followers know extraordinarily effectively: their chaos.

The BTS members and Fallon competed in a critical of video games within the subway automobile. The one-on-one video games ranged from knocking a rubber duck off somebody’s hand to having to shake off gloves and sun shades the quickest.

Jungkook and Jin proceeded to the ultimate spherical within the event, a Post-it Challenge. For the problem, whichever BTS member had essentially the most Post-it notes caught to them inside 15 seconds received. Fallon, V, and RM caught Post-it notes on Jin whereas Jimin, Suga, and J-Hope caught Post-it notes on Jungkook.

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During the totally different video games, J-Hope by accident hit Jin within the face, V knocked the rubber duck off RM’s hand with no hesitation, Jin let loose a victory cry after beating V, and Jimin subtlety cheated within the remaining spherical to assist Jungkook win. It was the quintessential chaos discovered on Run BTS! however on a U.S. late-night program.

After the “Subway Olympics” section, BTS and Fallon visited Katz’s Deli. There, they met the restaurant’s proprietor Jake Dell and tried a number of the meals off the menu. The members of BTS and Fallon then helped serve orders, with BTS making ready the meals and Fallon operating it to tables.

The group carried out ‘ON’ for the primary time

The lead single for BTS’s new album Map of the Soul: 7 is “ON,” a continuation of their 2013 single “N.O.” The single got here out with Map of the Soul: 7 together with BTS ‘ON’ Kinetic Manifesto Film : Come Prima, the primary of two official music movies for the tune.

For The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, BTS took over Grand Central Terminal. The group donned the identical outfits from the kinetic manifesto and had been as soon as once more joined by dancers from The Lab.

With Grand Central Terminal because the backdrop, BTS carried out a formidable rendition of “ON.” The dynamic efficiency demonstrated why BTS is taken into account the highest band on this planet at present, and their momentum within the efficiency matched how their momentum continues to hold them ahead of their careers.

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While the unprecedented episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon was an ode to New York City, it was additionally an ode to BTS. Fallon and followers requested questions that ranged from the group’s music to inside jokes, and the video games gave most people entry to the aspect of BTS solely followers are used to seeing. Culminating with the efficiency of “ON,” the episode encapsulated BTS’s historical past, personalities, and expertise all inside an hour of late-night TV.

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