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The Drew Carey Show 

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 »
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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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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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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Drew Carey Show See more »

Filming Locations:

Cleveland, Ohio, USA See more »

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Runtime:

(233 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Both Tom Bosley and Marion Ross (Howard and Marion Cunningham) of Happy Days fame appear as father and mother in this show albeit not married to each other nor the same family. See more »

Quotes

Oswald Lee Harvey: I have an idea. Well at least hear me out first!
Drew Carey: Uhh, Oswald nobody objected.
Oswald Lee Harvey: Oh, OK. Anyway, if you're afraid to take a physical, you could get Lewis to take it for you.
[pause]
Oswald Lee Harvey: Why are you looking at me approvingly?
Drew Carey: Because I'm proud of you. We can now add the word "savant" to your title.
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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 »

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Soundtracks

Cleveland Rocks
(Theme 1997-2001)
Performed by The Presidents of the United States of America
Written by Ian Hunter
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The working class sitcom for working class people...
11 April 2001 | by AllisonLVenezioSee all my reviews

U know, before Drew Carey got his own show, I didn't even know who he was. This show truly captializes his talents as a comedian and actor.

"The Drew Carey Show" is by far one of the funniest sitcoms on television in recent years. It also happens to be my third favorite show. Our bespectacled hero, Drew, works in a Winfried-Louder Depaertment Store's offices, run by a dorky Scot, Nigel Wick (Criag Ferguson). His archnemisis, Mimi Bobeck-Carey (Kathy Kinney) wears tons of make-up and tacky clothes, much in the same sense that Peggy Bundy on "Married with Children" was the queen of tacky. Of course, Drew has his girlfriend, Kate (Christa Miller) and his dopey buddies, Lewis Kiniski (Ryan Stiles, who upstages Carey) and Oswald Lee Harvey (Deidrich Bader).

This show is very funny. The plotlines are always interesting, and of course, Lewis and Oswald have to accomplish some stupid feat in the 1/2 hour (ie: they used $8000 to record an album using classic songs, with them--"Tequilla" or Lewis saying "Wipeout!") Of course, everyone gets into a big mess, Mimi insults Drew, Drew plots revenge, and everything is said and done in the half hour.

I love this show, and highly recommend it to everyone who has a good sense of humor. Drew Carey's standup is excellent, and this show just adds another good credit to a very talented man!

Cleveland truly does rock! (Except I'm a Yankees fan!)


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