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  • Introductions
    • "The man with the dirty last name," Greg Proops
    • "He's what's for dinner," Wayne Brady
    • "The handsomest man in Canada," Colin Mochrie
    • "his son," Ryan Stiles


  • Let's Make a Date
    • Greg - bachelorette
    • Wayne - old blues singer
    • Colin - an excitable dog
    • Ryan - an auctioneer

  • Sound FX (I)
    • Performers - Ryan provides the sounds for Colin
    • Scene - Colin is an ambulance driver on his first emergency call

  • Hats
    • Performers - Greg and Wayne on one side, Colin and Ryan on the other

  • [commercial break]

  • Greatest Hits
    • Performers - Ryan and Colin introduce songs, Wayne sings
    • Subject - Accounting (profession you wouldn't normally sing songs about)
    • Other suggestion - plumber
      • Song 1 - Disco - "D-I-V-O-R-C-E-I-R-S"
      • Song 2 - Swing - "Your Love Has Bankrupted Me"
      • Song 3 - Early Rock and Roll - "Deduct This"

  • Party Quirks
    • Greg - host
    • Wayne - in a slow motion fight scene
    • Colin - an accident prone circus perfomer
    • Ryan - a foal being born

  • [commercial break]

  • Foreign Film Dub
    • Performers - Ryan translates for Drew / Greg translates for Wayne
    • Language - Farsi
    • Other language suggested - Polish
    • Title - Banished on the Breezes


  • Let's Make a Date - 50 points to Colin
  • Sound FX - Non-scoring round
  • Greatest Hits - Normally points would be given to Wayne, but "something about the way Greg was tapping his toes..."
  • Party Quirks - All the points left go to Ryan for "sticking [his] face there"


  • Wayne Brady

Game Times

  • Let's Make a Date - (3:25)
  • Sound FX - (2:18)
  • Hats - (2:10)
  • Greatest Hits - (3:45)
  • Party Quirks - (2:15)
  • Foreign Film Dub - (1:50)

Recurring Themes

  • Colin begins Sound FX by sleeping
  • Colin's violent tendencies in Sound Effects - Colin "snaps" a pigeon's neck in the scene
  • What Greatest Hits interrupts - "Hi. Sorry to interrupt. We'll be back to the 24-Hour Drew Carey Network in just a moment."
  • Network Jabs and Digs at The Host - Ryan's opening joke in Greatest Hits
  • Drew Carey Show references - Ryan references it twice, first being his opener in Greatest Hits; Second came after Party Quirks with "That's how I got the job on the other show"
  • Themed Parties - In Party Quirks, Greg says he's hosting a Spice Girls themed party
  • References to Baywatch - In Foreign Film Dub, Ryan mentions they're going to miss Baywatch.

Games Debuted

  • Let's Make A Date (Series Premiere)
  • Sound Effects (Series Premiere)
  • Hats (Series Premiere)
  • Greatest Hits (Series Premiere)
  • Party Quirks (Series Premiere)
  • Foreign Film Dub (Series Premiere)


Trivial Highlights

  • This episode was made from the same taping as US-8018
  • This episode is incorrectly labeled as Season 1 Episode 2 on CWSeed
  • Watch Greg lead the audience in a Drew chant after the Intros.
  • This is Jimmy Mulville's first aired show as executive producer. Mulville went from UK Castmember to a member of the US Production team.

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Reviews From The Archives

  • Dean's guide - From The Idiotsite:
    • Best Game: The Party Quirks round features a classic Ryan quirk.
    • Worst Game: Sound Effects has had it's day, well and truly.
    • Drew's best bit: His Foreign Film Dub game has it's moments.
    • Greg's best bit: Only Greg could get in as many quips when hosting Lets Make A Date.
    • Wayne's best bit: His Greatest Hits act is sheer genius.
    • Colin's best bit: Seems believable as a dog... maybe a previous life???
    • Ryan's best bit: His foal act was described by a New Zealand TV reviewer as possibly the funniest 30 seconds in the history of television. It's not quite that good but it is special.
    • Credits should have been read by: Ryan, reaches top form in the first show.
    • Should have stayed home and played poker: Greg is miserably under-used in this show.
    • Overall: A slightly disappointing start to the new series by the standard of the 1997 shows. But a few hearty laughs here.

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