Beginnings and Whose Line


My first exposure to improvised comedy was, like I’m sure it was for a good many people, the show “Whose Line is it Anyway?”  I wasn’t lucky enough to learn about the British version until a couple years later but I used to watch the American version every week.  It blew me away that these people could be this hilarious while making things up off the top of their heads.  I know a few of my fellow improvisers might look down on this show, but it holds a special place in my heart as being the kickstarter to my love of comedy, improv included.  So many games are classic to me: Scenes from a Hat, Props, Sound Effects, there were times when I would be crying because I was laughing so hard (especially scenes from a hat, you need to check out some of the “best of” videos on youtube with those).

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