We know it is your latest obsession so brought you some fun facts about this popular series
Creator Hwang Dong-hyuk began working on the script in 2008 and was rejected for 12 years
Squid games was originally called "Six Rounds" when Netflix announced the series in 2019
Ji-yeong, the woman who sacrificed herself for Sae-byeok, was formerly created as a male character.
Squid games was first created as a feature film
The eerie oversized doll from the first episode of the show is real and can be found in Jincheon County, north of Seoul
The phone number in the first episode of the show is real and belongs to a man who said he received about 4,000 calls a day
After Squid game's success other similar Japanese thriller series "Alice in Borderland" and Korean drama "Sweet Home" are trending on Netflix
It girl Jung Ho-yeon gained millions of followers and is now the most-followed Korean actress.
The masks the guards wore were inspired by traditional Korean masks called "Hahoetal" and fencing masks
Gi-hun's technique of licking the dalgona, or honeycomb candy, to remove the shape was a technique he used as a kid.