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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 #160 | Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »
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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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Guest performer Robin Williams was working on One Hour Photo (2002), during his appearance in the show and had dyed his hair blonde for the film. See more »

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Ryan Stiles: Hey, Col.
Colin Mochrie: Yeah, Ry?
Ryan Stiles: Here's a little riddle for you.
Colin Mochrie: All right.
Ryan Stiles: What kind of bird always says the name of our next band?
Colin Mochrie: Oh, I guess... a... tern? An arctic tern?
Ryan Stiles: And what sound does an arctic tern make?
Colin Mochrie: [in a high pitched voice] Backstreet Boys?
Ryan Stiles: [laughing hysterically] No, Colin! That's wrong!
Colin Mochrie: Why don't you tell us what's right?
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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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this is the funniest TV show ever
24 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

I watch Whose Line Is It Anyway? every night at 10 and it is fantastic and original. I don't care if they show the same episodes all the time, they just never get old. This is one of my favorite game shows, mainly because it's improvising and it's actually funny. As I hope everyone does, I have a list of my favorite games on this show like: News Flash, Let's Make a Date, Hoe Down, Weird Newscasters, Hollywood Directors, Scenes From a Hat, and many others. Trust me, this show is a real treat that will keep you laughing the entire half-an-hour you're watching it. Personally, my favorite actor on that show is Ryan Stiles, and I give the show 1,000 points. 10/10* This is TV's best show!


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