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The Drew Carey Show 

A sitcom about Drew's personal and professional life.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Drew Carey ...  Drew Carey / ... 233 episodes, 1995-2004
Diedrich Bader ...  Oswald Lee Harvey / ... 233 episodes, 1995-2004
Kathy Kinney ...  Mimi Bobeck Carey / ... 233 episodes, 1995-2004
Ryan Stiles ...  Lewis Kiniski / ... 232 episodes, 1995-2004
Craig Ferguson ...  Nigel Wick / ... 185 episodes, 1996-2004
Christa Miller ...  Kate O'Brien / ... 184 episodes, 1995-2004
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Storyline

Drew is an assistant director of personnel in a Cleveland department store and he has been stuck there for ten years. Other than fighting with co-worker Mimi, his hobbies include drinking beer and not being able to get dates. To make a few extra bucks he has a micro-brewery going in his garage with his buddies. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Taglines:

The face of comedy. With a body to match. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Drew Carey Show See more »

Filming Locations:

Cleveland, Ohio, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(233 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The outside shot of the Warsaw Tavern, is actually that of the Memphis Tavern, now called Murphy's Law, on Memphis Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. See more »

Quotes

Mimi Bobeck: Why do you have to fly first class?
Mr. Wick: I have a medical condition, I'm a snob.
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits of certain episodes of the 8th and 9th seasons, the character's name are shown with the pictures of the actors who portray them. See more »

Alternate Versions

The episode "Two Drews and the Queen of Poland Walk Into a Bar" was deemed offensive to Polish people due to its storyline where Mimi prepares to meet the king of Poland. The syndicated version of this episode cuts Mimi's storyline entirely and reuses an intro from an older episode to fit the time missing. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Undateable: An Origin Story Walks Into a Bar (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Five O'Clock World
(Theme 1996-1997, 2002)
Written and Performed by The Vogues
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User Reviews

Innovative
2 December 2003 | by JadedProfSee all my reviews

I just read a review of this show on this site calling the show "absolutely awful." Wrong! This show is, and always has been innovative and creative. Carey and his cast have done things never seen before and have pushed the envelope of mundane sitcoms. We should all be thanking the creators & producers of this show for giving us an alternative to the run-of-the-mill sitcom bilge that has been pumped out over the past few years. One day, this program will be regarded as one of the most influential television program of our time. Thanks Drew, for mixing things up a bit & providing us with pure entertainment.


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