5.34 Episode #604

Drew Carey with Wayne Brady, Chip Esten, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall on the piano, and Linda Taylor accompanying

HOLLYWOOD DIRECTOR – A town sheriff in the Old West, Ryan, has finally caught the fugitive gunslinger Chip. Wayne is an outlaw who arrives to try to break him out. Colin directs them in the styles of falling in love with each other and with product placements.
IMPROBABLE MISSION – Ryan and Colin are on a mission to do grocery shopping, with Wayne as the voice on the tape.
SCENES FROM A HAT – Scenes include bad times to use the athletic butt slap, topics of discussion that always ruin a dinner party, what the Whose Line cast will ask Santa for this Christmas, and things that your waitress says to you that can be misconstrued as sexual.
GREATEST HITS – Ryan and Colin describe songs of pregnancy as sung by Wayne and Chip, including “Screw Lamaze, Gimme the Epidural” (Elvis) and “Ooo, Placenta” (Kiss).
PROPS – Colin and Wayne vs. Drew and Ryan.
CREDITS – Everyone reads the credits as turkeys in bikinis.

Notes: This episode was originally scheduled to air July 25, 2003, but was preempted in favor of Episode #516.

Rating:      Taped: October 13, 2001     Sister Shows: None

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5.33 Episode #605

Drew Carey with Greg Proops, Wayne Brady, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall on the piano, and Linda Taylor accompanying

LET’S MAKE A DATE – Greg is the contestant with Wayne as the Barry White of the rooster world surrounded by lady hens, Colin as a gawky teenager who meets an audience member and takes her on a date to the movies where he hopes to score, and Ryan as Colin’s highly competitive uglier brother desperate to show that anything Colin does he can do better.
HATS – Wayne and Greg vs. Colin and Ryan.
FASHION MODELS – Greg is the announcer and Wayne, Colin and Ryan are modeling football gear.
SCENES FROM A HAT – Scenes include if your thoughts were amplified on loud speakers and things you can say about your boat but not your girlfriend.
NEWSFLASH – Ryan and Greg are in the studio with Colin reporting on a stripping police officer.
HOEDOWN – Wayne, Drew, Colin and Ryan sing the “rock star” hoedown.
CREDITS – Greg, Ryan and Colin talk to Wayne as George W. Bush about everything going on in the White House.

Notes: This episode was originally scheduled to air July 25, 2003, but was preempted in favor of Episode #502.

Rating:      Taped: February 2, 2001     Sister Shows: #404, #425

5.32 Episode #426

Drew Carey with Wayne Brady, Jeff Davis, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall on the piano, and Linda Taylor accompanying

WEIRD NEWSCASTERS – Colin is the anchor with Jeff as Christopher Walken trying out his stand-up routine, Wayne doing the sports as Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera in a chick fight during a duet at an awards ceremony, and Ryan doing the weather as a swinger checking out people and selecting who he’ll take home for tonight’s bedroom escapades.
DUET – Jeff and Wayne sing a song to Katrina, a movie theater popcorn popper, in a big band style.
SCENES FROM A HAT – Scenes include scenes from famous Hollywood movies as written by Dr. Seuss, if boxing corner men helped us get through our daily routines, U.S. cities that will never have a song written about them, odds things to hear from the voices in your head, and bad times to smoke a cigarette.
GREATEST HITS – Ryan and Colin describe songs of the motorcycle and Jeff and Wayne perform them, including “The Harley of Seville” (opera) and “Alabama Motorcycle Mama With a Llama” (Boogie Woogie).
THEME RESTAURANT – Drew and Wayne are dining at a restaurant with a horror movie theme with Ryan and Colin as the waiters.
CREDITS – Jeff reads the credits as Christopher Walken doing a standup routine.

Notes: This episode was originally scheduled to air May 1, 2003 but was preempted for All-American Girl.

Rating:      Taped: December 15, 2000     Sister Shows: #401, #417

5.31 Episode #520

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

HOLLYWOOD DIRECTOR – Ryan and Wayne are two competing explorers on the last leg of their journey at the North Pole when one of them falls into an ice hole. Brad, a rival German explorer with a team of huskies, rushes in to help. Colin directs them in the styles of Spanish game show and x-rated censored version.
TWO-LINE VOCABULARY – In the Wild West, Ryan, Colin and Wayne are three outlaws holed up in a shack with a sheriff and a posse approaching. Colin can say anything he wants, but Ryan can only say “Don’t worry I’m a doctor” and “What do I look like?”, and Wayne can only say “Let’s not go there” and “Did you hear that?”
PRESS CONFERENCE – Colin is Yogi Bear announcing that he killed Boo Boo, with Ryan, Brad and Wayne as reporters.
IMPROBABLE MISSION – Colin and Ryan are on a mission to shovel snow, with Wayne as the voice on the tape.
IRISH DRINKING SONG – Brad, Wayne, Colin and Ryan sing about a first kiss.
CREDITS – Brad reads the credits as a tour guide showing off the animatronics at the Whose Line hall of fame.

Notes: This episode was originally scheduled to air April 24, 2003 but was preempted after ABC decided to air a different episode of Whose Line in its time slot. It was rescheduled for May 8, 2003 but was then preempted for All-American Girl.

Rating:      Taped: November 1, 2001     Sister Shows: #508, #512, #517

5.30 Episode #612

Drew Carey with Greg Proops, Wayne Brady, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall on the piano, and Linda Taylor accompanying

MAKE A MONSTER – Colin is Dr. Frankenstein and Greg is Igor and they create Frankenstein’s monster (Ryan) who has the head of Elvis, the legs of Brian Boitano, and the arms of a dirty old man, and the Bride of Frankenstein (Wayne) with the head of Mr. T, the legs of Fred Astaire, and the arms of a Benny Hana chef, who serenade each other.
DUBBING – Lovesick, bored housewife Colin is amazed when a male strip-o-gram, Jerry Springer, arrives at her door. At that point, her husband, Ryan, arrives home and starts to compete for his wife’s attention. Wayne provides the voice for Jerry Springer.
SCENES FROM A HAT – The scenes include unusual things to be coin-operated, talent segments we’ll never see in the Miss America pageant, and if department store mannequins could talk.
GREATEST HITS – Ryan and Colin describe songs of sci-fi sung by Wayne, including “Asteroid Boogaloo” (break dancing video) and “Obi Wan Kenobi with the Flowing Brown Robee” (jitterbug). (Both songs feature Colin doing dance moves while Wayne sings)
WORLD’S WORST – Greg, Drew, Colin and Ryan perform examples of the world’s worst thing to say or do on your first day in prison.
CREDITS – Greg reads the credits while he dances like a monkey.

Rating:      Taped: November 3, 2001     Sister Shows: #510, #608, #703

5.29 Episode #606

Drew Carey with Wayne Brady, Kathy Griffin, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall on the piano, and Linda Taylor accompanying

PRESS CONFERENCE – Colin is the first astronaut to make love on the moon with Ryan, Wayne and Kathy as reporters.
SOUND EFFECTS – Colin is the chief of police and Ryan is a leader of a mob making their way to Frankenstein’s castle to hunt down the monster, while audience members Valerie and Ann provide sounds.
IRISH DRINKING SONG – Wayne, Kathy, Colin and Ryan sing about graduation.
PARTY QUIRKS – Kathy is the host of the party, Wayne is Kathy’s chatty manicurist possessed by an evil Scottish demon, Colin is a wannabe stud who practices pickup lines in the mirror but can’t use them on real women, and Ryan is an apartment maintenance man who’s come to fix things but acts as though he is in an action movie.
HELPING HANDS – Ryan is a wedding planner and entertainer going over last minute details for Kathy’s wedding with Colin providing Ryan’s hands.
THEME RESTAURANT – Drew and Kathy are dining with Ryan and Wayne as waiters at a restaurant with the theme of “The Wizard of Oz”.
CREDITS – Kathy reads the credits as a waitress at a late night coffee shop running down the menu items to a group of drunks.

Rating:      Taped: November 2, 2001     Sister Shows: #509, #514, #610

5.28 Episode #608

Drew Carey with Greg Proops, Wayne Brady, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Laura Hall on the piano, and Linda Taylor accompanying

SCENE TO MUSIC – Wayne and Colin are a happy married couple in a honeymoon suite and Ryan is an exterminator wrecking their honeymoon by telling them their room is infested with cockroaches.
SCENES FROM A HAT – Scenes include famous film roles as played by Scooby Doo, if welcome signs in European countries were truthful, things you don’t want to hear your grandmother singing about, and what the first fight between a man and a woman was about.
SONG STYLES – Wayne sings in the style of Prince to Undarma, a professional contortionist from Las Vegas.
CHANGE LETTER – Team doctor Greg is treating naked basketball star Wayne when flirtatious female reporter Colin enters to interview him. Coach Ryan enters to tell Wayne that he’s been benched. Everyone must replace the letter “B” with the letter “W”.
LIVING SCENERY – Arctic explorers Ryan and Colin are on a race to the North Pole with Wayne and Undarma as their props.
HATS – Greg and Wayne vs. Colin and Ryan.
SPORTSCASTERS – Drew and Greg commentate on Ryan and Colin who are two office workers trying to impress their boss.
CREDITS – Everyone reads the credits as contortionist trainees with Undarma instructing them.

Rating:      Taped: November 3, 2001     Sister Shows: #510, #612, #703