Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998–2013)

TV Series  -   -  Comedy | Game-Show
8.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.7/10 from 23,217 users  
Reviews: 114 user | 12 critic

Improvisational comedy game show in which four players act out various comic games and sketches.

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 13 Mar 2011
 
a list of 41 titles
created 28 Oct 2011
 
a list of 41 titles
created 21 Dec 2011
 
a list of 46 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 26 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998–2013)

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998–2013) on IMDb 8.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Whose Line Is It Anyway?.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



Unknown   8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
Unknown   2006   2005   2004   … See all »
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Drew Carey Show (1995–2004)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

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 »

Stars: Drew Carey, Diedrich Bader, Ryan Stiles
Colin & Brad: Two Man Group (TV Movie 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Colin and Brad's TWO MAN GROUP is a riotously funny, interactive, and completely improvised tour de force. Colin and Brad create pandemonium on the spot in one of the funniest live shows you will ever see.

Director: Michael Drumm
Stars: Colin Mochrie, Brad Sherwood
Whose Line Is It Anyway? (TV Series 2013)
Comedy | Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

In every episode Aisha Tyler hosts a skit comedy show where the actors on the show, usually Wayne Brady, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles and another guest star or two do different comedy skits. ... See full summary »

Stars: Colin Mochrie, Wayne Brady, Aisha Tyler
Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988–1998)
Comedy | Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A British show in which actors and comedians improvise sketches in various "theatre-sports"-type games, based on audience suggestions. The games might include singing a Hoedown about Tory ... See full summary »

Stars: Clive Anderson, Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie
Trust Us with Your Life (TV Series 2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Stars: Jonathan Mangum, Colin Mochrie, Fred Willard
Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan
The Colbert Report (TV Series 2005)
Comedy | News | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Ken Harrison is an artist that makes sculptures. One day he is involved in a car accident, and is paralyzed from his neck. All he can do is talk, and he wants to die. In hospital he make ... See full summary »

Director: John Badham
Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, John Cassavetes, Christine Lahti
Comedy | News | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

America's top fake news show.

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver
Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza (TV Series 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Stars: Bob DerKach, Drew Carey, Ryan Stiles
The Wayne Brady Show (2002–2004)
Comedy | Music | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Wayne talks to celebrity guests, has specials and giveaways(win a second honeymoon) and sings the occasional impromptu song. Between this and Whose Line, Wayne Brady has found his niche.

Stars: Wayne Brady, Jarod Miller, Peter Michael Escovedo
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Himself - Host / ... (199 episodes, 1998-2006)
...
 Himself (199 episodes, 1998-2006)
...
 Himself (199 episodes, 1998-2006)
...
 Himself (197 episodes, 1999-2006)
Laura Hall ...
 Herself (195 episodes, 1998-2006)
...
 Himself (192 episodes, 1998-2006)
Linda Taylor ...
 Herself (92 episodes, 1999-2006)
Edit

Storyline

An American version of the popular British improvisational comedy show. Host Drew Carey, taking suggestions from the audience, assigns roles and scenarios to the comedian contestants, who must then improvise a skit on the spot. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Game-Show

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

5 August 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

W.L.I.A  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The first episode was chosen by the fans as their favorite, and as a result was rebroadcast on 24 September 2000 during ABC's "Fans' Choice Week". See more »

Quotes

Brad Sherwood: There's nothing like a 200-pound snatch, if you know what I mean.
[everyone dissolves into laughter]
Ryan Stiles: That one will never get on the air, if you know what I mean.
Drew Carey: You are a bad...
Brad Sherwood: That is a weightlifting term!
Ryan Stiles: Of course it is!
Wayne Brady: This show brought to you by the Church of Latter-day Saints.
Drew Carey: Hey, kids, how come you're not in bed right now?
Brad Sherwood: [quoting a parent] This is the last time you get to watch that show.
Ryan Stiles: If you know what I mean.
[...]
See more »

Crazy Credits

Every episode beginning with Season 2 would end with the winner(s) reading out the credits in a style suggested by Drew Carey. See more »

Connections

Version of Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

this is the funniest TV show ever
24 June 2005 | by (Pennsylvania,US) – See all my reviews

I watch Whose Line Is It Anyway? every night at 10 and it is fantastic and original. I don't care if they show the same episodes all the time, they just never get old. This is one of my favorite game shows, mainly because it's improvising and it's actually funny. As I hope everyone does, I have a list of my favorite games on this show like: News Flash, Let's Make a Date, Hoe Down, Weird Newscasters, Hollywood Directors, Scenes From a Hat, and many others. Trust me, this show is a real treat that will keep you laughing the entire half-an-hour you're watching it. Personally, my favorite actor on that show is Ryan Stiles, and I give the show 1,000 points. 10/10* This is TV's best show!


27 of 29 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
It's back cubsSamSosa
Game you wish you saw more of. rated_rko2009
Best scene ever - can't stop laughing yuraweczj
Favorite Colin quote prideofmace
the points don't matter, just like.. paulhayer_13
I went to a taping in April kolorida13
Discuss Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page