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

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Series cast summary:
...  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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W.L.I.A  »

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Trivia

A recording made on 9 September 2001 featured several Foreign Film Dub languages with Sid Caesar, all of which were used except the Italian (possibly for timing reasons) and the Arabic which was presumed dropped after the terrorist attacks on the USA of 11 September 2001. See more »

Quotes

Colin Mochrie: [infomercial] What's this?
Ryan Stiles: What is that, Colin?
Colin Mochrie: I don't know.
[puts item in the box]
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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 only show that truly makes me laugh
25 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

I have been a fan of Whose Line? since forever, and I'm am so relieved that they are coming back for another season. I've always favored the Amercian version over the British version, only because it is more current and has more American humor. I do however miss some of the old pros like Mike Mcshayne and Tony Slattery. I'm torn between the hosts Drew Carey and Clive Anderson, but for now, I think Drew is holding up nicely. Anyway, Whose Line? is the only show that ever really made me cry from laughter. I love the colorful cast and the clever yet random humor. What I love most about it is the concept of a bunch of friends doing old fashion improv and having a good time just being dumb and random.

Whose Line is it Anyway? is totally worth watching for comedy lovers all around.


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