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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 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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A recording made on 9 September 2001 featured several Foreign Film Dub languages with Sid Caesar, all of which were used except the Italian (possibly for timing reasons) and the Arabic which was presumed dropped after the terrorist attacks on the USA of 11 September 2001. See more »

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Drew Carey: Let me tell you about Wayne, Colin, and Ryan's... and Brad's newest movie, they all have a movie coming out, it's a combination of Coyote Ugly, Scary Movie, and X-Men. It's called 'It's Scary How Ugly Those Men Are'.
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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 »

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Funny, no matter how many times I see them
25 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

This show is absolutely hilarious!! No matter how many times I see the episodes, i laugh as hard as if I had never seen it. I love improve, and i now like to go watch a local improve group in a town nearby where i live because of Whose Line. I love the show partially because I can act along, I think of things I would do if I were on the show. My family joins in too, we watch it whenever it is on. I think it takes a lot of humor and talent to think up these things. Plus the way Colin Mockery says lines in some of the games it seems like he has all of the one-liners planned, because they are so perfect and intricate. Which makes him all the funnier, because he says this long line and it all leads up to a simple, funny punch line.

So I do believe this to be a great comedy game show. It is probably for the adult viewing audiance though because of it's content and some language sometimes. It is called a game show, but they make it clear in the beginning that the points are worthless, or are they?


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