The Drew Carey Show (1995–2004)

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Drew is an assistant director of personnel in a Cleveland department store and he has been stuck there for ten years. Other than fighting with co-worker Mimi, his hobbies include drinking ... See full summary »

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 Oswald Lee Harvey / ... (217 episodes, 1995-2004)
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 Drew Carey / ... (216 episodes, 1995-2004)
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 Lewis Kiniski / ... (215 episodes, 1995-2004)
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 Mimi Bobeck Carey / ... (213 episodes, 1995-2004)
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 Kate O'Brien / ... (182 episodes, 1995-2004)
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 Nigel Wick / ... (180 episodes, 1996-2004)
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Drew is an assistant director of personnel in a Cleveland department store and he has been stuck there for ten years. Other than fighting with co-worker Mimi, his hobbies include drinking beer and not being able to get dates. To make a few extra bucks he has a micro-brewery going in his garage with his buddies. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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The face of comedy. With a body to match. See more »

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Due to poor ratings, the show was taken off of ABC's schedule for the 2003-2004 season. The show's contract with the network, however, required ABC to produce a ninth season, broadcast between 2 June 2004 and 8 September 2004. In order to fit a 26-episode season in three months, many weeks featured two half-hour episodes run back-to-back. See more »

Quotes

Drew Carey: For the next few days, he'll replace my shadow.
[before anybody can talk; points to Kate]
Drew Carey: Yeah, shadow, more like the population of China!
[points to Lewis]
Drew Carey: Yeah, shadow, more like a solar eclipse!
[points to Oswald]
Drew Carey: Yeah, shadow, 'cause you're so fat!
[pause]
Drew Carey: Real original, Oswald.
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In the eighth season the theme song was performed with a different musical style before each episode. See more »

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Referenced in Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 102 (1998) See more »

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Moon Over Parma
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Performed by Drew Carey
Written by Robert McGuire
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I'm not impressed anymore.
5 July 2003 | by (Manitoba, Canada) – See all my reviews

Eh. Not the greatest show ever. The whole "Buzz Beer" thing is totally overrated, and so is Kate. Some of the shows, however, are very good (like when Drew goes to the Value Date class, or winds up working in the cafeteria, or getting sent to China). Some of the best episodes are from 1997-1998, I seem to remember that was when this show was in it's prime. After Nicki left, it was all downhill from there.


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