The American version of Whose Line Is It Anyway? sometimes has homoerotic joking around among its usually all-male cast; one skit featured Colin Mochrie kissing all the other actors, and Wayne Brady routinely sang love songs to male audience members. Host Drew Carey has called the series "the gayest show on TV."
Honestly now, Colin Mochrie and Ryan Stiles have been Ho Yaying it up since those magical times they spent in Merry Ol' England.
The letter H, anyone?
Speaking of the English version, there's plenty of Ho Yay overseas. From John Sessions mounting Stephen Fry during a game of props to Mike McShane planting two unscripted kisses on two men (Tony Slattery and Brad Sherwood) to anytime Paul Merton and Tony Slattery were on the same episode. The third pairing leading to one of the most infamous Party Quirk moments of the Britline series - Four words: Tony Slattery the Chippendale. Just watch Paul when Tony enters at 1:28 and don't tell me that Paul is not checking him out!
There was also an episode where Greg was offended by something Drew said, and when they made up with a hug, the audience went "awwww." Then they went from the hug to something a little more provocative. After they went back to their respective chairs, Greg delivered the following line:
After the infamous "Maltese Burger" kiss, Ryan says to Colin "I think that's the first time I've ever kissed you on here." Those two have had the most kisses between them, with Ryan usually initiating them. Colin would sometimes lead, which would lead to an infamous kiss during Whose Line where Colin kissed him after Ryan tries to kiss him, including the line "We’ve worked together 20 years, you can’t kiss me?!" said by Ryan.
By last tally, Colin has kissed every regular male contestant at least once, as well as the host. The man gets around.
Colin said once in a interview with Wayne, that he has kissed every male player at least three times. I've never seen a female player kissed.
There was that time they had Kathy Giffin on the show, and Ryan planted a big wet one on her, and Drew gave her points for kissing Ryan. When Colin protested, saying he and Ryan kiss each other all the time, Ryan pointed out "He (Drew) means on the show."
Also, when Whoopi Goldberg was on she kissed Colin, and of course Ryan kissing Florence Henderson
After Drew made the comment about Whose Line being "the gayest show on TV" Wayne, Colin and Ryan all point to their wedding rings, and then throw accusing looks at Jeff Davis, who then kisses Colin.
The worst two at this is Ryan and Colin. They are almost nortious at this, prompting letters from fans. Then again, with inccidents like the 'letter H', their eight full mouth kisses on the show, and the very suggestive banter, in and out of games.
It hard not to think it was possible the writers of the cards were trying for this. In one LMAD, Ryan was a Ravenous Boa Consrictor and Colin was turned on by danger. This leads to Ryan tongue being flickered about an inch from Colin's face.. and Colin's face during the whole things was just too convincing.
After the "Let's Make a Date" where Ryan was a motorcycle stuntman joined at the butt with Colin:
Drew: Y'know, Ryan, could've been worse. Could've been worse. Coulda made you porn star, joined at the butt with Colin. Colin: It'd be the first time we've made money off it. (Ryan taps him and gives him a "Shut up." look)
"Welcome back to ''Whose Line is it Anyway?", the show with more... same-sex, mouth-to-mouth kissing than any show in the history of television."
In the "Dubbing" with Chyna, Ryan and Colin were both kissed by Chyna, and the victor of a dance-off got to keep Chyna as their girlfriend. However, after Colin danced, Ryan said, "That dancing, it inspired me..." and kissed Colin on the lips.
In the episode where Drew gave out $100 bills as prizes, Colin kissed both Wayne and Ryan during "Let's Make a Date"; after the game, Drew beckoned for Colin to come get his prize money, and when he gave it to him, Drew kissed Colin on the lips.
Drew: How bad you want it, Mochrie? Come on, get your dirty money!
A "Let's Make a Date" featured Ryan as Colin's ex-wife sprouting from his neck. While Ryan was playing a female character, it still involved two dudes and erotic behavior, especially when Ryan seductively licked Colin's ear.
In a playing of "Dubbing" in the style of West Side Story, the audience member was about to kiss Colin but Ryan stepped in at the last moment and kissed Colin's head for her. After the game:
Ryan: I asked Colin if he knew it was me, he said "yeah", I asked, "How did you know?" He goes, "I know your lips."
A "Scenes From a Hat" suggestion, "When a kiss is out of line":
Wayne: Your kid's been beatin' up my kid! (Colin kisses Wayne on the lips)
Immediately afterwards, Colin remarked, "Can we get women on this show?"
A "Scenes From a Hat" suggestion, "Things that will cause a Drew Carey spit take". At that, Ryan and Colin kissed.
Colin and Ryan, as the amount of times they kiss each off, all the times Ryan sticks up for Colin, and the fact Colin always plays the Ryan's wife/girlfriend in the games produces so much Ho Yay Drew lampshades it by saying "Just when you thought Will and Grace was the gayest show on TV." Which prompts them all to show off their wedding rings...
This bit with Richard Simmons is notable for being one of the only times over both the show's runs that Colin breaks character.
Song Titles would often wind up like this due to the limited nature of song titles.
Subverted when Drew makes a comment about Whose Line being the show where one can never be too rich or too gay, and all four male contestents point to their wedding bands. Drew then quips he's never known a married gay man (This was years before gay marriage became common).
Three minutes into the 2013 revival, and Colin, as a sex robot in "Let's Make a Date," kisses Ryan. Some things never change.
Colin first kisses Wayne in this sketch, and you can see Ryan applying lip balm, preparing for what he knows is inevitable. Let's face it—it wouldn't be Whose Line without those two crazy kids makin' out.
In a game of 'Dubbing' with Maggie Q, Colin made Wayne and Ryan have a kiss-off. Naturally, they went for it.