It was in 1988 when Colin first started in Whose Line Is It Anyway?, but it was still the UK version of the show. Even so, he was turned down in the first audition, hired and let go after a single episode and only then did he became a definite cast member.

When the U.S. show started, he and Ryan Stiles, already friends, joined the crew in the show.

Colin Mochrie in “Whose Line Is It Anyway?

We all know the result of Mochrie joining the comedy crew: Unbelievable news stories, scenes no one could predict and “handy” performances that drove the audience wild.

You can’t think about "Whose Line" without think about Colin Mochrie. He was in both versions of the show and did well, too, in all the games. So, in recognition to all of this, here are a few quotes of his best moments (from

"Our top story tonight: Famous TV dolphin Flipper was arrested today on prostitution ring charges. He allegedly was seen transporting two 16 year-olds across state line for immoral porpoises."

"This just in: Beverly Hills 90210, Cleveland Browns 3."

"You know, in the 1970's, when I was in high school, I belonged to a band called the Happy Funk Band. Until an unfortunate typo caused us to be expelled from school."

"A scientist today admitted that he paid a prostitute over a thousand dollars to take a special chemical compound with some sparkling water in attempts to increase her IQ by over 80 points.

The experiment failed, however, which proves: you can lead a whore to water but you can’t make her think."

"Hey, Ryan, if Sting retires, will he change his name to Stung?"

"And if that isn't the truth, it would be a lie."

"As a kid I watched television 24 hours a day and loved every minute of it. The two shows that always make me laugh and are therefore my favorites are The Dick Van Dyke Show and Fawlty Towers."

"Famous Playboy Hugh Hefner managed to successfully stop an order of monks from operating a business on his property.

The police forced the friars to close down their stall, which was outside the Playboy mansion where they had been selling flowers. Said one friar, well, if it was anyone else we may have gotten away from it, but, unfortunately, only Hugh can prevent florist friars."

"Nine out of ten Americans believe that out of ten people, one person will always disagree with the other nine!"

"Wives live longer than husbands because they’re not married to women."

"Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer, dead at 53!

Over Barcelona today, the famed reindeer was hit by a flock of seagulls and a 747. Eyewitnesses report, that the reindeer in Spain was hit mainly by the plane."

"NASA sends probe to Uranus, people everywhere giggle."

"95-year-old Fred Scapizi was found not guilty today of sexual harassment. The 95-year-old however was arraigned on charges of assault with a dead weapon."

"I believe it was Shakespeare who said, 'All the world's a stage, and you are CRAP!'"

Funny stuff, right? Even so, his best work is always in the game Newsflash, that relies on image. So, be sure to check out the show!