Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998–2006)

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

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 Himself (151 episodes, 1999-2006)
Linda Taylor ...
 Herself (92 episodes, 1999-2006)
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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>

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Ryan Stiles regularly impersonates Carol Channing in the show. See more »

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Drew Carey: If entertainers worked funerals.
Wayne Brady: Please gather around the body. Whooof!
[pantomimes removing the blanket]
Wayne Brady: He's not there anymore! Huh? Thank you!
[takes a bow]
Robin Williams: Is this the loved one? Alright start the truck Johnny! WOW, LOOK AT HIM MOVE! Isn't that incredible, ladies and gentlemen? With just 6 volts, you can make your relatives dance again!
Ryan Stiles: [Pantomimes opening the dead person's mouth and sticks his head in like a lion tamer in a circus act]
Colin Mochrie: [Pantomimes twirling the body like a balloon person] A dog...
Ryan Stiles: [...]
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Comments made and opinions expressed or implied in this program are those of the individuals who appear and do not represent the opinions and views of the producers, broadcasters, or distributors. All elements of this program are intended for parody and comedic purposes only and should not be construed to be statements of fact about any person, place, thing, or matter. See more »

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The only show that truly makes me laugh
25 March 2005 | by (Boston) – See all my reviews

I have been a fan of Whose Line? since forever, and I'm am so relieved that they are coming back for another season. I've always favored the Amercian version over the British version, only because it is more current and has more American humor. I do however miss some of the old pros like Mike Mcshayne and Tony Slattery. I'm torn between the hosts Drew Carey and Clive Anderson, but for now, I think Drew is holding up nicely. Anyway, Whose Line? is the only show that ever really made me cry from laughter. I love the colorful cast and the clever yet random humor. What I love most about it is the concept of a bunch of friends doing old fashion improv and having a good time just being dumb and random.

Whose Line is it Anyway? is totally worth watching for comedy lovers all around.


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