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, cynical, witty, not serious
Plot: workplace, restaurant, chef, cooking, couple relations, cooking and food, african american, french, couples, lifestyle, boss and employee, staff, sidekick, patronizing, temperamental, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, hapless, hotshot, power relations, cook, strong female character, food, kitchen, gourmet ...
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, humorous, realistic and not serious films and TV series with plots about workplace, british humour, workplace situations, power relations, boss and employee, lifestyle and couples mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Chef!: The IT Crowd (2006), Whites (2010), Fawlty Towers (1975), Dinnerladies (1998), Yes, Prime Minister (1986). 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, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: computer genius, geek, office, misfit, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, nerd, lifestyle, teamwork, rivalry, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, london
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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, captivating, light ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, british humour, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, kitchen, restaurant, society, rivalry, friendship, waiter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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85%
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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, feel good, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: waiter, chef, hotel, tourist, couples, farce, married couple, family business, workplace situations, disorder, owner, hapless ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Dinnerladies (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 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, realistic, humorous
Plot: workplace, mother, staff, handyman, factory worker, workplace romance, workplace situations, factory, up and down relationship, love and romance, manager, working class ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: northern england, europe, england, yorkshire, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, witty, clever, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: satire, politics, british prime minister, prime minister, government, boss and employee, responsibility, secretary, power relations, dimwit, staff, government official ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ...
Plot: workplace, nothing goes right, goofy hero, job seeking, farce, couples, family relations, disorder, comedy of errors, workplace situations, couple relations, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, semi serious, witty, cynical ...
Plot: lifestyle, writer's life, best friends, workplace situations, boss and employee, dull life, workplace, love and romance, office, supportive coworker, hapless, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: snob, family relations, social differences, siblings relations, working class, lifestyle, blind ambition, ambition, society, upscale, eccentric family, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: supermarket, workplace, workplace situations, supportive coworker, employer employee relationship, workplace humor, petty job, store, flirting, strong female presence, employment, job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, witty, humorous, talky, not serious ...
Plot: taxi driver, workplace, immigrants, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, city life, friendship, mechanic, stereotype, group of friends, driver ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, feel good, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: workplace, disorder, couple relations, workplace intrigue, battle of the sexes, workplace situations, workplace romance, parents and children, boss and employee, family relations, goofy hero, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, humorous, witty, feel good, clever ...
Plot: hospital, power relations, americana, workplace situations, couple relations, friendship, doctors and patients, couples, friends, society, partners, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The New WKRP in Cincinnati (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The New WKRP in Cincinnati is a sequel/spin-off of the original CBS sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati. It was made for the syndication market from 1991 to 1993. MTM Enterprises produced the show. Gordon Jump, Frank Bonner, and Richard Sanders reprised ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: radio dj, workplace, power relations, media, radio show, workplace situations, boss and employee, office, radio announcer, rock and roll, radio, radio broadcasting ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, twentysomething life, friends, lifestyle, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, slacker, sexual harassment, airline, flirting, boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, bar, british humour, partners, blind ambition, owner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: northern england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: satire, workplace situations, power relations, disorder, nothing goes right, boss and employee, secretary, team, olympics, british humour, boss, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Green Green Grass (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 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: witty, humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic
Plot: farm, fish out of water, lifestyle, eccentric family, social differences, society, starting over, boss and employee, disorder, obnoxious boss, countryside, english countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
2point4 Children (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 2point4 children is a 1990s British sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porter family; an average family that is persistently faced with surreal situations and sheer bad luck. The show was originally ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, couples, family life, couple relations, eccentric family, family, family home, husband wife relationship, family man, parenthood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Gimme Gimme Gimme (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 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, witty, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: actor, sexual humor, ambiguity, couples, physical appearance, unemployment, singleness, odd couple, best friends, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, clever, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Plot: satire, politics, secretary, minister, british politics, politician, workplace situations, power relations, dimwit, government official, state affairs, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Are You Being Served? (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Classic comedy set in fading department store Grace Brothers.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, talky, not serious ...
Plot: farce, store, sexism, workplace, department store, camp, shopping, supportive coworker, disorder, unsupportive coworkers, salesman, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, workplace situations, political intrigue, government official, politician, society, political satire, stupidity, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own death. Returning in disguise after various attempts at finding a 'new life', he gets his old job back and finds nothing has ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: midlife crisis, faked death, workplace, suburbs, satire, disgruntled, disorder, dull life, power relations, unfulfillment, hopes, starting over ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, witty, humorous, clever, contemplative ...
Plot: psychologist, workplace, dentist, secretary, shyness, workplace situations, human nature, doctors and patients, couple relations, battle of the sexes, power relations, therapist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: hospital, satire, elderly, nurse, workplace situations, doctors and patients, friendship, friends, retirement home life, dealing with death, power relations, getting along ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
British Men Behaving Badly (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 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, humorous, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, loser, couple relations, irresponsible, misfit partners, roommate, social awkwardness, slacker, self involved, singleness, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Miranda (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Socially inept Miranda always gets into awkward situations; working in her joke shop with best friend Stevie, being hounded by her pushy mother, and especially when she's around her crush Gary.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Plot: store, chef, female protagonist, comedian, family relations, love and romance, couples, unsupportive parent, crush, living with parents, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Emeril (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Emeril is a shot-lived American sitcom that aired on NBC in 2001. The series stars chef Emeril Lagasse playing himself as the star of a TV cooking show.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, entertaining ...
Plot: chef, cooking, nothing goes right, fictional reality show, cooking and food, celebrity culture, reality tv, reality, backstage, short lived, television flop, cooking show
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, clever, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: radio, satire, wannabe, disorder, odd, fan, humiliation, hapless, self involved, social awkwardness, career, unsuccessful ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, retirement home, generation gap, staff, traditional versus modern, couples, retired, in-laws, antisocial behavior, oldtimer, friends, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%