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 Oswald Lee Harvey / ... (218 episodes, 1995-2004)
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 Drew Carey / ... (217 episodes, 1995-2004)
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 Lewis Kiniski / ... (216 episodes, 1995-2004)
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 Mimi Bobeck / ... (214 episodes, 1995-2004)
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 Kate O'Brien / ... (183 episodes, 1995-2004)
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 Nigel Wick / ... (181 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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It's like real life. Just a whole lot funnier. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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13 September 1995 (USA)  »

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Drew Carey Show  »

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In the first season, Cleveland Browns apparel was seen more than any other Cleveland sports team on the show. This is ironic as the Browns team would end up moving to Baltimore during the shows first season run. See more »

Quotes

[Oswald just found out he has a son]
Oswald Lee Harvey: His name is Robert Gates! I wish it was Bill though...
Drew Carey: How come?
Oswald Lee Harvey: Well, imagine all the fun you could have. 'Hey, Bill Gates, take out the trash! Hey, Bill Gates, mow the lawn! What're ya, Bill Gates, an idiot?'
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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. 222 (1999) 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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Innovative
2 December 2003 | by (Champaign, Illinois) – See all my reviews

I just read a review of this show on this site calling the show "absolutely awful." Wrong! This show is, and always has been innovative and creative. Carey and his cast have done things never seen before and have pushed the envelope of mundane sitcoms. We should all be thanking the creators & producers of this show for giving us an alternative to the run-of-the-mill sitcom bilge that has been pumped out over the past few years. One day, this program will be regarded as one of the most influential television program of our time. Thanks Drew, for mixing things up a bit & providing us with pure entertainment.


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