Movies and TV shows like Chef!

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Chef! (1993)
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Chef! (1993)
Original name: Chef
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chef! is a British situation comedy starring Lenny Henry that aired as twenty episodes over three series from 1993 to 1996 on the BBC. The show was created and primarily written by Peter Tilbury based on an idea from Lenny Henry and produced for the BBC by Henry's production company, Crucial Films.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical, not serious
Plot: chef, food, workplace, serial killer, restaurant, african american, couples, french, lifestyle, sidekick, staff, patronizing, temperamental, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, couple relations, workplace situations, hapless, hotshot, cooking and food, power relations, cooking, gourmet, passive aggression, strong female character ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to Chef!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sitcom, realistic, humorous and not serious films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, british humour, lifestyle, friends, power relations and boss and employee mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Chef!: The IT Crowd (2006), Whites (2010), Fawlty Towers (1975), Dinnerladies (1998), Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: geek, nerd, workplace, computer genius, workplace situations, office, lifestyle, boss and employee, teamwork, computer, popularity, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, london
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100%
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Whites (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whites was a BBC sitcom, written by Oliver Lansley and Matt King, directed by David Kerr, and starring Alan Davies as the executive chef at a country house hotel. BBC Two gave the go ahead for the show to go into production in August 2009 with the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, workplace, workplace situations, lifestyle, society, rivalry, friendship, bbc, food, waiter, waitress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Fawlty Towers (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fawlty Towers is a British sitcom produced by BBC Television that was first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Twelve episodes were made. The show was written by John Cleese and his then wife Connie Booth, both of whom also starred in the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, snob, couples, tourist, goofy hero, nothing goes right, workplace, obnoxious boss, misfit, couple relations, boss and employee, workplace situations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.8
 2K
Dinnerladies (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 34 min.
TV show
Story: Dinnerladies is a BBC sitcom written by and starring Victoria Wood that chronicles the antics of a group of workers in a canteen in the north of England. Bren tries to maintain a semblance of order in amongst the chaos, while dealing with the ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: workplace, christmas, mother, handyman, staff, manager, working class, up and down relationship, factory, factory worker, workplace situations, workplace romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: northern england, europe, england, manchester, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is a BBC situation comedy, written by Raymond Allen and starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. It was first broadcast in 1973 and ran for three series, ending in 1978. The series follows the accident-prone ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: job seeking, nothing goes right, workplace, goofy hero, family relations, disorder, couples, supportive spouse, misfit, couple relations, workplace situations, comedy of errors ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Green Green Grass (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Green Green Grass is a new comedy series and is a spin-off from Only Fools And Horses. It features the characters of Boycie and Marlene and introduces their son, Tyler, now 15 years old. Since we last met them, Boycie's second-hand car empire ...
Style: sitcom, witty, not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: farm, fish out of water, lifestyle, eccentric family, obnoxious boss, starting over, society, social differences, boss and employee, disorder, english countryside, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fanciful series about an aspiring writer who imagines alternative life scenarios while working for a big company.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: best friends, writer's life, lifestyle, boss and employee, workplace situations, dull life, workplace, love and romance, office, supportive coworker, aspiring writer, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Yes, Prime Minister (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: James Hacker MP the Government's bumbling minister for Administrative Affairs is propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. Could this have possibly have been managed by his trusted Permanent Private ...
Style: sitcom, political, satirical, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: satire, prime minister, british prime minister, government, political satire, psychology, lawyer, political humor, state affairs, workplace, head of state, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the program into two distinct eras; aside from Ball, ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Plot: workplace, disorder, couple relations, workplace intrigue, single mother, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, goofy hero, hidden identity, obnoxious boss, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Twenty Twelve (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty Twelve is a BBC television comedy series written and directed by John Morton. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes and Amelia Bullmore, the programme is a spoof on-location documentary following the organisation of the 2012 Summer Olympics ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky
Plot: satire, workplace situations, nothing goes right, disorder, secretary, power relations, boss and employee, team, olympics, boss, workplace, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Trollied (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Valco, a fictional budget supermarket in the north west of England, Trollied finds the funny in one of our most familiar surroundings and focuses on the types of characters we all recognise: bored checkout staff, ineffectual managers and a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, employer employee relationship, supportive coworker, workplace humor, supermarket, employment, flirting, strong female presence, store, job, petty job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: northern england, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Catherine Tate Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Catherine Tate Show is a British television sketch comedy written by Catherine Tate and Aschlin Ditta. Tate also stars in all but one of the show's sketches, which feature a wide range of characters. The Catherine Tate Show airs on BBC Two ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, sitcom ...
Plot: comedian, lifestyle, youth, working class, workplace, best friends, social misfits, society, workplace situations, bbc, nurse, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Taxi (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Louie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He tries to maintain order over a collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his “cage,” they form ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, talky ...
Plot: workplace, taxi driver, taxi, immigrants, group of friends, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, friendship, city life, boss and employee, stereotypes, driver ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: AfterMASH is an American situation comedy that aired on CBS from September 26, 1983, to December 11, 1984. A spin-off of the series M*A*S*H, the show takes place immediately following the end of the Korean War and chronicles the adventures of three ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: hospital, korean war veteran, military, society, lifestyle, buddies, partners, workplace, couples, friends, power relations, doctors and patients ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Are You Being Served? Again! (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Grace & Favour is a British sitcom sequel to the long-running series Are You Being Served? It aired on BBC1 for two series from 1992 to 1993 and marked the return of Are You Being Served? creators and writers Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: estate, countryside, hotel, workplace, unlikely partners, partners, nothing goes right, social relations, staff, retired, disorder, family business ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC. Centred on the life of eccentric, social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket, the sitcom follows her obsessive and determined attempts to impress in middle class ...
Style: sitcom, funny, realistic, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: snob, englishwoman, young heroes, women, satire, family relations, upscale, society, ambition, lifestyle, blind ambition, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Getting On (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Darkly comic series about life on a hospital ward and a nursing team who have to get on with the job despite challenges thrown up by the modern NHS.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: hospital, satire, elderly, nurse, friends, doctors and patients, friendship, workplace situations, dealing with death, workplace, aging, retirement home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Phoenix Nights (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights is a British sitcom about The Phoenix Club, a working men's club in the northern English town of Farnworth, Greater Manchester. The show was written by Neil Fitzmaurice, Peter Kay and Dave Spikey, produced by ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, workplace, ambition, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace problem, disability, nightclub, partners, blind ambition, singer, owner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: northern england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Famous DJ Alan Partridge gives us an insight into what happens behind the microphone at North Norfolk digital radio.
Style: not serious, clever, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Plot: goofy hero, workplace, disorder, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, media, recording studio, newscaster, satire, radio show, radio station
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
British Men Behaving Badly (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Men Behaving Badly is a British sitcom that was created and written by Simon Nye. It follows the lives of Gary Strang and his flatmates, Dermot Povey and Tony Smart. It was first broadcast on ITV in 1992. A total of six series were made along with a ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, misfit partners, irresponsible, singleness, social awkwardness, self involved, roommate, loser, slacker, friends, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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PhoneShop (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: PhoneShop is a British sitcom that was first broadcast on Channel 4 as a television pilot on 13 November 2009, as part of the channel's Comedy Showcase season of comedy pilots. It was then followed by a six-episode series that was commissioned ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: workplace situations, boss and employee, salesman, workplace, store, friendship, escapades, rivalry, friends, bbc, newcomer, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Waiting for God (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Waiting for God is a British sitcom that ran on BBC1 from 1990 to 1994 starring Graham Crowden as Tom and Stephanie Cole as Diana, two spirited residents of a retirement home who spend their time running rings around the home's oppressive ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: elderly, senior citizen, retirement home, retirement, aging, golden years, love and romance, elderly lovers, staff, generation gap, friends, traditional versus modern ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
I'm Alan Partridge (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: I'm Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in 2002. The series followed the titular Alan Partridge, a failed television ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, talky, cynical ...
Plot: satire, radio, nothing goes right, lifestyle, workplace, artists and showbiz, hopes, goofy hero, ambition, desire for fame, media, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Yes Minister (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set principally in the private office of a British Cabinet minister in the Department of Administrative Affairs in Whitehall, Yes Minister follows the ministerial career of The Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP, played by Paul Eddington. His various struggles to ...
Style: sitcom, political, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: british politics, minister, government official, workplace situations, satire, british government, politician, secretary, power relations, boss and employee, state affairs, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Gimme Gimme Gimme (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 34 min.
TV show
Story: Linda La Hughes (Kathy Burke) shares a flat with Tom Farrell (James Dreyfus). Linda is overweight, loudmouthed and not particularly attractive. She thinks she's gorgeous and irrestible, however. She's also sex mad and obsessed with men. ...
Style: sitcom, surreal, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, ambiguity, lgbtq, sexual humor, sexual obsession, couples, promiscuity, friends, gender, odd couple, best friends, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.3
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The Loop (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Loop is an American sitcom that ran from March 15, 2006 to July 1, 2007 on Fox. The show starred Bret Harrison as Sam Sullivan, a young professional trying to balance the needs of his social life with the pressures of working at the corporate ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, light, realistic ...
Plot: workplace, friends, lifestyle, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, slacker, sexual harassment, airline, young adult, boss, flirting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps is a British comedy television series sitcom that ran from 26 February 2001 to 24 May 2011 and starring Sheridan Smith, Will Mellor, Ralf Little, Natalie Casey, Kathryn Drysdale and Luke Gell. Created and ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: up and down relationship, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, looking for love, group of friends, couples, friends, buddies, looking for sex, couple relations, sexual humor, sexual tension ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
You Rang, M'Lord? (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: You Rang M'Lord? is a British comedy series written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft, the creators of Dad's Army, It Ain't Half Hot Mum and Hi-de-Hi! It was broadcast between 1990 and 1993 on the BBC. The show was a comedy set in the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: kids
Plot: master and servant, domestic servant, high society, servant, farce, family relations, social differences, eccentric family, interwar period, family feud, presumed dead, disorder ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Bob Newhart Show (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Bob Newhart Show is an American situation comedy produced by MTM Enterprises, which aired 142 original episodes on CBS from September 16, 1972, to April 1, 1978. Comedian Bob Newhart portrays a psychologist having to deal with his patients and ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: psychologist, therapist, secretary, dentist, workplace, power relations, couples, shyness, therapy, doctors and patients, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Golden Palace (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Golden Palace is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 18, 1992, to May 14, 1993. The show is a spin-off of the sitcom The Golden Girls, continuing the story from that series. CBS cancelled the spin-off in 1993 after one ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: chef, elderly, women, workplace situations, friendship, blacks and whites, friends, remarry, business venture, golden years, workplace, best friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa, miami beach, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%