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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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Top Rated TV #173 | Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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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
Wayne Brady ...  Himself 212 episodes, 1998-2007
Laura Hall Laura Hall ...  Herself 195 episodes, 1998-2006
Linda Taylor 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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Comedy | Game-Show

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USA | UK

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English

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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

The show and Carey were once criticized for constantly choosing only young, attractive female audience members to participate in games and sketches. See more »

Quotes

Drew Carey: For my next trick I'll need a female form the audience in about twenty minutes.
Colin Mochrie: [laughing] Twenty minutes.
Chip Esten: [laughing] Female.
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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 DVDs have 2 versions for Censored and Uncensored. See more »

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Referenced in Harmontown (2014) See more »

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Perfection!
25 November 2008 | by Michele_with_one_LSee all my reviews

Whose Line Is It Anyway? is perfection. No matter what the scene is and no matter the how bad and offtrack it goes, the entire cast put 100 per cent of their creativity into it to make it absolutely hilarious!

A special mention has to go, obviously, to Colin Mochrie (my personal favorite) and Ryan Stiles. They are the best comedy duo I have ever seen. As best friends, they take nothing seriously and never hesitate to insult each other (various bald jokes and big nose quirks are aplenty!) and host Drew Carey. And it's especially hilarious how annoyed Ryan gets with the Hoe Down's - by far the best game ever. Oh, and Colin's impressions also get a shout-out...plainly because he can't do any. But don't worry Colin, we love you still the same!

They brought improv comedy to the mass attention of the world and it's been ablaze ever since.

So massive congratulations and ongoing thank you's go to this remarkably talented cast and for their great effort at making the world a funnier and happier place! BRING BACK WHOSE LINE IS IT ANWAY?!


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