Whose Line Is It Anyway?

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  1. cptodd

    cptodd Just Me!

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    Same title as the American version?
     
  2. bentleyml

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    Yes.
     
  3. coolpenguin

    coolpenguin New Member

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    What are the guys up to now? Very funny show-I watched part of an episode last night on Comedy Central.
     
  4. cptodd

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    For me it is funny 'cause it is just so stupid! And I find those guys damn talented. Creating those songs from scratch is just simply amazing to me. Was this thing a ratings hit or flop?
     
  5. David Platt

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    He could mean that he's conservative. He could mean that he's not standing to the left of him.

    Different phrases have different meanings apart from their literal ones. It's called context.

    Lighten up.

    And by "lighten up," I mean flip some light switches to illuminate your room more fully. What else could I possibly mean?
     
  6. Amnesia

    Amnesia The Question

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    OK, so look at the context of post #7 and tell me what it meant...
     
  7. David Platt

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    It probably means exactly what you said it meant, although I won't presume to speak for doom. Saying someone is right is a perfectly valid way of saying you agree with their opinion. I don't understand why this is such a big deal.
     
  8. cptodd

    cptodd Just Me!

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    So did anyone see the show toinght with the wrestling woman?
     
  9. LtKernelPanic

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    I love the show. I think that Drew Carey is a moron though. At least Clive was funny IMO.
     
  10. LoganBear

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    For the skits, I liked the American version better than the British one. But, Clive was a lot better than Drew.

    Also, they tried again on the WB with a program called "Drew Carey's Green Screen", which can now be seen on Comedy Central. It's the same improv, but it's performed in front of a green screen studio. Animators add to the scene, which is sometimes funnier than the comedians.
     
  11. Bierboy

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    ...as I said in post #10...
     
  12. cptodd

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    I see you on your fifth post so I wanted to say. . . Welcome LoganBear!
     
  13. cptodd

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    ok today I saw the episode with RIchard Simmons. I almost busted my gut laughing. Has anyone seen that episode?
     
  14. David Platt

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    I think that's just about the funniest episode ever. I can't believe some of the stuff the censors let them get away with.
     
  15. cptodd

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    Yea it is CRAZY. The one time I saw the sensor step in was when they were going to do a song and involved hitler. They did not do that skit but of course they incorporated all sorts of stuff about hitler into the rest of the evening's skits. Drew Carey said something like "yea we can't do a song about hitler but (and I think they had just done this in a previous skit) we can talk about native americans (not his exact words . . ). But that Richard Simons skit was SOOOOOOOOO funny!
     
  16. bdlucas

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    Best part was when Colin pretended to smoke a post-coital cigarette. I think it was just after Simmons had pantomimed, umm, singing him a Billy Joel song (if you know what I mean ;)).
     
  17. cptodd

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    I thought the funniest part was when they pretended that RIchard and . . . damn who was it. . . the other guy were jet skis or were they water skis? That was soooo funny. I almost feel off the couch. and when they were feeding coins into RS's mouth. that was funny too! Drew Carey almost fell off his seat!
     
  18. choccy

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    LOVE this show. I watched the British version first run, have always been a big fan.

    Ah yes, I remember that. VERY funny. Shame they didn't do the song about Hitler in the end, but Ryan did perform the Hitler salute and march during that song :)

    The funniest skit, I believe, was the Party Quirks where Colin was trying to figure out who was a man and who was a woman by grabbing them :eek: :D
     
  19. JerryLBell

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    Me, too. The US version was pretty funny, but in more of a slapstick way. The British version was, strange as it may sound, a bit more intellectual. They would tell the cast to do some strange activity in different film styles or as if written by different writers. Most of us Americans are too illiterate to catch the references they were tossing in during those. The closest we got in the US version was having the cast do some strange activity as if it were in a porno film.

    In either version, Colin Mochrie and Ryan Stiles were absolute geniuses at improvisation and Wayne Brady is probably the best improvisational singer ever, regardless of the style thrown at him. The three of them made Drew Carey and every other guest star (including Robin Williams) look absolutely lame. It was obvious that Drew enjoyed himself immensely on this show, but the best thing he did was to simply bring these three in this show to wider US audiences.
     
  20. Bierboy

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    I totally agree with this observation...Carey's only "involvement" in the show was to insult most of the players, usually Colin. He would never have gotten the British version :thumbsdown:
     

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