2.39 Episode #239

Drew Carey with Wayne Brady, Chip Esten, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall on Piano, Linda Taylor, and CeCe Worral-Rubin accompanying

FILM TV & THEATER STYLES – Colin and Ryan are stealing dinosaur bones from an exhibit when they are interrupted by night watchman Wayne in the styles of chick flick, Keystone cops, work out video, porn, and a golf show.
DUET – Chip and Wayne sing in boy band style to Katie a restaurant worker.
SONG TITLES – All four play in tag style format.
NEWSFLASH – Ryan and Chip are in the studio with Colin reporting while a bunch of old Colin Whose Line clips play in the background.
HOEDOWN – The “plastic surgery” hoedown.
FOREIGN FILM DUB – Wayne and Drew perform the Canadian action movie Out and About translated by Colin and Ryan.
CREDITS – Wayne, Chip, Ryan and Colin as French cancan dancers.

Rating:      Taped: November 15, 1999      Sister Shows: #219, #348

2.38 Episode #238

Drew Carey with Wayne Brady, Denny Siegel, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall on Piano, and Linda Taylor accompanying

QUESTIONS ONLY – All four are in the produce section of the supermarket on singles night.
FILM TV & THEATER STYLES – Mob hit man Colin catches up with Wayne and Ryan in the sauna in the styles of science fiction, game show, 70s hippie flick, cartoon, and porno.
SCENES FROM A HAT – The scenes are songs that kill the romance, things not to bring into the bath tub, confusing battle cries, albums doomed to be flops, least likely candidates to win the 2000 Presidential race, the stupidity award show, and inopportune times to laugh hysterically.
OLD JOB NEW JOB – Colin and Denny are married by minister Ryan who used to be a New York cop.
GREATEST HITS – Colin and Ryan describe songs of the private eye performed by Wayne, including “Just Do Dustin'” (M.C. Hammer), “Someone Cut My Nose” (50’s Blues), and “Opening a Door That’s Locked-uh” (Ricky Martin).
HOEDOWN – Wayne, Drew, Colin and Ryan perform the “game show host” Hoedown.
CREDITS – Denny and Colin as two parents who have had it with their kids.

Rating:      Taped: 1999      Sister Shows: #207

2.37 Episode #237

Drew Carey with Brad Sherwood, Wayne Brady, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall on Piano, Linda Taylor, and CeCe Worral-Rubin accompanying

FILM TV & THEATER STYLES – Lumberjacks Ryan and Wayne are clearing a forest for a highway as Colin protests, to the styles of school play, Xena Warrior Princess, after school special, mime, and performance art.
FILM DUB – Colin, Ryan and Brad are soldiers waiting for the call to action.
QUICK CHANGE – President Ryan, First Lady Colin and General Brad are discussing a crisis while Wayne calls change. (Brad introduced this game after doing it with his own improv group)
MOTOWN GROUP – Brad, Ryan and Wayne sing the song “Do the Lumberjack”.
IF YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN – Brad, Colin and Ryan go back to school after the summer break.
GREATEST HITS – Brad and Wayne sing songs of the wrestler described by Colin and Ryan, including “Turnbuckle, Turnbuckle” (Reggae), “Pile Driver” (Italian ballad), and “One, Two, Kick Out” (square dance calling song).
PROPS – Brad and Colin vs. Drew and Ryan.
CREDITS – Colin and Ryan as policemen using megaphones for crowd control.

Rating:      Taped: November 14, 1999      Sister Shows: #218

2.36 Episode #219

Drew Carey with Wayne Brady, Chip Esten, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall on Piano, Linda Taylor, and CeCe Worral-Rubin accompanying

SUPERHEROES – The crisis is that there is no more Rogaine in the world for Colin as Captain Hair, Ryan as Totally Insane Old Man, Chip as the Chippendale Kid, and Wayne as Captain Frat Boy.
LET’S MAKE A DATE – Chip is the contestant with Wayne as the girl possessed in The Exorcist, Colin as a cantankerous snowman slowly melting, and Ryan is a destructive toddler learning to walk and talk.
DUET – Chip and Wayne do a 1940’s tap-dancing number about a funnel.
WHOSE LINE – Jim Bowie (Ryan) and Davy Crockett (Colin) are the last men alive at the Alamo.
SCENES FROM A HAT – The scenes for all four are bad game show concepts, things you never want to hear your grandmother say, pickup lines used in the fruit and vegetable aisle of the supermarket, personal ads that won’t get many responses, people you don’t expect to see on the cover of Playboy, modern additions to the Ten Commandments, if dogs told jokes, and favorite pranks of emergency room doctors.
PROPS – Wayne and Colin vs. Drew and Ryan.
CREDITS – Colin as Captain Hair.

Rating:      Taped: November 15, 1999      Sister Shows: #239, #348

2.35 Episode #236

Drew Carey with Brad Sherwood, Wayne Brady, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall on Piano, and Linda Taylor accompanying

WEIRD NEWSCASTERS – Brad hosts with co-host Colin as the world’s most tactless man, sports by Wayne is the female impersonator RuPaul, and weatherman Ryan is attracted to different people every ten seconds.
FILM DUB – Ryan, Colin and Brad are planning a five-year-old’s birthday party.
QUESTIONABLE IMPRESSIONS – All four are in traffic on the freeway.
NARRATE – Colin and Ryan are in a barber shop.
GREATEST HITS – Colin and Ryan describe songs of the plumber performed by Brad and Wayne, including “Sympathy For the Roto-Rooter” (Rolling Stones), “Who’s Uncloggin’?” (German drinking song), and “You Can’t Flush Me Away” (90’s R&B).
90-SECOND ALPHABET – Drew, Colin and Ryan are roommates hoping their lottery numbers will be drawn.
CREDITS – Wayne and Ryan as angry drivers in traffic.

Rating:      Taped: October 11, 1999      Sister Shows: #213, #315

2.33 Episode #214

Drew Carey with Wayne Brady, Chip Esten, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall on Piano, Linda Taylor, and Anna Wanselius accompanying

WEIRD NEWSCASTERS – Colin hosts with co-host Chip as a high-energy game show host, sports by Wayne as a sadistic Marine sergeant and weatherman Ryan is being hit in the crotch by a football.
SCENE TO RAP – All four perform the movie The Exorcist.
PROPS – Ryan and Chip vs. Wayne and Colin.
NEWSFLASH – Chip and Ryan are in the studio while Colin reports from an Arabian sheik’s harem full of belly dancers.
GREATEST HITS – Colin and Ryan describe songs of the doctor, performed by Chip and Wayne, including “H.M.O.” (Devo), “Take Two and Call Me in the Morning” (Rogers & Hammerstein), and “Cough While I Twist” (Chubby Checker)..
QUESTIONS ONLY – Drew, Wayne, Ryan and Colin are soldiers behind enemy lines.
CREDITS – Chip and Ryan as square dance callers.

Rating:      Taped: October 17, 1999      Sister Shows: #341

2.34 Episode #218

Drew Carey with Brad Sherwood, Wayne Brady, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall on Piano, Linda Taylor, and CeCe Worral-Rubin accompanying

LET’S MAKE A DATE – Wayne hosts with Brad as Dracula with an insatiable appetite, Colin as a middle aged housewife looking to spice up her life, and Ryan is having a fight with his boyfriend backstage.
NEWSFLASH – Brad and Colin are in the studio while Ryan reports on elephant seals on a rocky beach fighting and making mating noises.
TITLE SEQUENCE – Brad and Wayne sing the theme song of a sitcom about Hillary Clinton and Monica Lewinsky as roommates, while Ryan and Colin act out the theme.
WHOSE LINE – Quasimodo (Ryan) has just rescued Esmerelda (Colin) from the bell tower.
SCENES FROM A HAT – All four act out the secret lives of Whose Line cast members, notices you will never see on the church bulletin board, hobbies of the stupid, America’s least popular monuments, strange chants while skipping rope, what models say to each other on the runway, and documentary subjects you will never see.
HOEDOWN – Wayne, Drew, Colin and Ryan sing the “probation officer” Hoedown.
CREDITS – Brad, Wayne, Colin and Ryan as two neighboring families arguing over the fence.

Rating:      Taped: November 14, 1999      Sister Shows: #237