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The Drew Carey Show 

A sitcom about Drew's personal and professional life.
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Nominated for 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Drew Carey ...  Drew Carey / ... 233 episodes, 1995-2004
Diedrich Bader ...  Oswald Lee Harvey / ... 233 episodes, 1995-2004
Kathy Kinney ...  Mimi Bobeck Carey / ... 233 episodes, 1995-2004
Ryan Stiles ...  Lewis Kiniski / ... 232 episodes, 1995-2004
Craig Ferguson ...  Nigel Wick / ... 185 episodes, 1996-2004
Christa Miller ...  Kate O'Brien / ... 184 episodes, 1995-2004
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

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

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Drew Carey Show See more »

Filming Locations:

Cleveland, Ohio, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(233 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

During the live episodes, the cast members performed twice, once for the East coast and once for the West coast. See more »

Quotes

Lewis Kiniski: I don't say this often but grrrrrrr.
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Crazy Credits

In the eighth season the theme song was performed with a different musical style before each episode. See more »

Alternate Versions

The episode "Two Drews and the Queen of Poland Walk Into a Bar" was deemed offensive to Polish people due to its storyline where Mimi prepares to meet the king of Poland. The syndicated version of this episode cuts Mimi's storyline entirely and reuses an intro from an older episode to fit the time missing. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 427 (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Cleveland Rocks
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Performed by The Presidents of the United States of America
Written by Ian Hunter
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My favorite show
23 June 2005 | by saint405See all my reviews

Drew Carey is one of the unluckiest guys on the face of the Earth. He has a no where job in a department store, he lives in his parents old house, and he can never seem to be a good boyfriend. This is the best show ever! When you think of a good sitcom you usually first think of Seinfeld or Friends. The Drew Carey Show over powers them all! All I do when I watch this show is laugh and laugh! Sometimes I can relate with Drew, the main character who can show how bad life really is. But besides Drew , Ryan Stiles as Drews friend Lewis takes the cake as best character. Every time he talks about his job at DrugCo. I bet you can't stop from cracking a smile. Example: "We finally taught dolphins how to speak in human down at DrugCo." "Really, Wow! What do they say?" "Oh you know the usual, "Stop! I'll talk, I'll talk, just quit shocking me!" Along with Lewis is the dimwitted Oswald Harvey the delivery man. Together these two would just crack you up by building a house in the park by circus clowns or breaking their vents by playing mission imposable. Besides the two lunk heads is the only girl in the group, Kate. Throughout the series you'll see how relationships between Drew and Kate expand and shrink. Meet Drew's annoying boss Mr. Wick, Drew's cross dressing brother Steve, and Drew's ultimate nemeses Mimi. With this show you won't only get comedy you'll get love, drama, beer, and practical jokes between cubicles.You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll get a hint of genius. So sit back, grab a drink, and enjoy the best show ever!


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