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Clive Anderson ...
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Richard Vranch ...
 Himself (104 episodes, 1988-1997)
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 Himself (92 episodes, 1989-1998)
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 Himself (71 episodes, 1991-1998)
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 Himself (67 episodes, 1989-1998)
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A British show in which actors and comedians improvise sketches in various "theatre-sports"-type games, based on audience suggestions. The games might include singing a Hoedown about Tory Politicians, acting out a soap opera as hamsters, becoming bizarre super-heroes, or making up a musical about the life of an audience member. Written by Mark Longmuir <longmuir@labyrinth.net.au>

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Make it up. Make it quick. Make it funny!

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In the mid-1990s, the series filmed occasional episodes in the United States. The popularity of these outings led to an American version of the series being launched in 1998. The final season of the British program was in fact filmed on the set of the American version. By that time, aside from the host the majority of the performers were American (including the musician), with only the occasional British performer guest-starring, whereas initially it had been very much the other way around. See more »

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Colin Mochrie: [Number of Words. Colin can only speak in four words, Steve can only speak in three] Here's your omelette, sir.
Steve Frost: I don't want!
[laughter from audience]
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Crazy Credits

Every edition of the show would end with the winner(s) reading out the credits in a style suggested by the host. See more »

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Featured in A Night of Comic Relief 2 (1989) See more »

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Best show on TV-PERIOD!
28 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

This show is hilarious! Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie, Tony Slattery, Josie Lawrence, Steve Frost, Mike McShane, and Paul Merton are all on my list of the funniest people alive! And Clive Anderson makes a great moderator-type host! A classic! Anyone who is thinking about ever doing improv should see it!


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