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Whose Line Is It Anyway? 

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Improvisational comedy competition show in which four members of the regular cast as comedians and often with guest appearances with other comedians and celebrities and members of the audience perform various comic games and sketches.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Drew Carey ...  Himself - Host / ... 220 episodes, 1998-2007
Colin Mochrie ...  Himself 220 episodes, 1998-2007
Ryan Stiles ...  Himself 220 episodes, 1998-2007
Laura Hall Laura Hall ...  Herself / ... 215 episodes, 1998-2007
Wayne Brady ...  Himself 212 episodes, 1998-2007
Linda Taylor Linda Taylor ...  Herself / ... 116 episodes, 1999-2007
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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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Comedy | Game-Show

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USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 1998 (USA) See more »

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W.L.I.A See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Robin Williams appeared on the show whilst working on One Hour Photo (2002) which he dyed his hair for the movie. See more »

Quotes

Ryan Stiles: [after licking Colin's ear, Ryan ate a handful of Altoids] My mouth's on fire. I put about 30 of them in.
Drew Carey: You know, these mints are curiously strong when you pop all of them in your mouth at once.
Ryan Stiles: Wow.
Wayne Brady: He's gonna have great breath for, like, 20 years.
Brad Sherwood: Finally.
Drew Carey: [Ryan spat out the Altoids] Now the poor stage guy's gotta pick them all up...
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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 »

Alternate Versions

The DVDs have 2 versions for Censored and Uncensored. See more »

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28 September 2000 | by JBoze313See all my reviews

This show is just amazing. I think it's one of the funniest shows on t.v. I have seen many of the episode of the British version, and I'd say both are funny in their own ways. A lot of jokes on the British version are things you might expect to see from those crazy Brits, but that makes it all the better. My two favorite guys on the show would definitely have to be Ryan Stiles, who is on both versions, and Colin Mochorie? I should probably look back on the main page to spell his name right, but I'm lazy! When it comes to making up songs, and really good ones at that, the best is definitely Wayne, who never stops amazing me. These guys are all hilarious and they have so much talent, it isn't funny. It's a great show, and I hope it stays on for decades...give or take a few years.


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