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Whose Line Is It Anyway? 

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 #165 | Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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...  Himself - Host / ... 220 episodes, 1998-2007
...  Himself 220 episodes, 1998-2007
...  Himself 220 episodes, 1998-2007
...  Himself 212 episodes, 1998-2007
Laura Hall ...  Herself 195 episodes, 1998-2006
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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5 August 1998 (USA)  »

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Ryan Stiles hates hoedowns so much, he once actually got Drew to stand behind him and sing while Ryan just mouthed the words. See more »

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[Songs you wouldn't want to hear in prison]
Wayne Brady: [singing] So who's the slightly effeminate one, that's me...
Brad Sherwood: [singing] Who dropped the soap... who dropped the soap...
Ryan Stiles: [singing] Jim's escaping through the hole in the wall, the hole in the wall, the hole in the wall...
Colin Mochrie: [singing] With the wig... you remind me... of Julia...
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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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Very talented people make a hilarious show.
1 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

"Whose Line is it Anyway?" is an Americanized version of an English show with a new host and some of the same cast, and it is downright hilarious. Drew Carrey is an excellent host, and even though he is no where near as comically talented as the improv actors, he is still funny, and doesn't take himself seriously, so seems very likable. The improv actors are all talented in their own ways. Wayne Brady is excellent at singing, and is better working by himself, or with one of the rotation guests. Ryan Stiles and Colin Mochrie are hilarious together because of their dry sarcasm. Even when they mess up it's funny, because they brilliantly cover it up and joke about it. If you watch one improvisational comedy show, this should be it!

My rating: **** out of ****. 30 mins.


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