Movies and TV shows like Growing Pains

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Growing Pains
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September 24, 1985, to April 25, 1992.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, couple relations, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, family life, youth, family relations, teenage life, love and romance, society, friends, advice, problem solving, insult, house, brother sister relationship, children, love interest, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, long island
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The Wonder Years
Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
USA
22 min.
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Boy Meets World
Comedy, Drama, Family
USA
23 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about family, family relations, sitcom, family life, parents and children, youth and siblings relations mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Growing Pains: Family Ties (1982), The Brady Bunch (1969), The Cosby Show (1984), Diff'rent Strokes (1978), Boy Meets World (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Family Ties
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, republican, siblings relations, family life, family relations, suburbs, couple relations, culture clash, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio, usa
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The Brady Bunch
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When widower Mike Brady marries a lovely lady widow Carol Ann, their two families become one. These are the misadventures of this new couple, their six children, a dog named Tiger, and quirky housekeeper Alice.
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, sitcom, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, optimism, cult, family life, youth, family relations, mischievous children, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   85%
    User:   91%
 
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The Cosby Show
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Cosby Show is an American television situation comedy starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African-American family ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, verbal byplay, family life, family, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, teenage life, society, youth, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   80%
    User:   79%
 
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Diff'rent Strokes
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Diff'rent Strokes is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from November 3, 1978, to May 4, 1985, and on ABC from September 27, 1985, to March 7, 1986. The series stars Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges as Arnold and Willis Jackson, two ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, mischievous children, suburbs, family, parents and children, adoption, siblings relations, social differences, suburban life, sitcom, teenage life, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
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System:   77%
    User:   65%
 
Boy Meets World
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, teen drama
Plot: sitcom, school, coming of age, buddies, friendship, family, college, high school life, high school, teenage life, best friends, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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System:   77%
    User:   91%
 
Mr. Belvedere
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mr. Belvedere is an American sitcom that originally aired on ABC from March 15, 1985, until July 8, 1990. The series is based on the Lynn Aloysius Belvedere character created by Gwen Davenport for her 1947 novel Belvedere, which was later adapted ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: master and servant, sitcom, friendship, family, family life, suburbs, suburban life, workplace situations, family relations, friends, disorder, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
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System:   76%
    User:   64%
 
The Wonder Years
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Wonder Years is an American television comedy-drama created by Neal Marlens and Carol Black. It ran on ABC from 1988 through 1993. The pilot aired on January 31, 1988, following ABC's coverage of Super Bowl XXII. The show achieved a spot ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, friendship, friends, childhood, childhood sweetheart, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, junior high school, suburban life, coming of age, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa
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System:   72%
    User:   60%
 
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Silver Spoons
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Silver Spoons is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 25, 1982 to May 11, 1986 and in first-run syndication from September 15, 1986 to March 4, 1987. The series was produced by Embassy Television for the first four seasons, until ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, coming of age, family, family life, society, youth, family relations, power relations, rich and poor, siblings relations, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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System:   71%
    User:   85%
 
My Wife and Kids
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Wife and Kids is an American television family sitcom that ran on ABC from March 28, 2001 until May 17, 2005. Produced by Touchstone Television, it starred Damon Wayans and Tisha Campbell-Martin, and centers on the character of Michael Kyle, a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, suburban life, working class, family life, black family, sitcom, society, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
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System:   60%
    User:   72%
 
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Family Matters
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A long-running dramedy centering on the Winslow family, a middle-class African American family living in Chicago, and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. A spin-off of Perfect Strangers.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, family, goofy hero, parents and children, family life, suburbs, youth, family relations, siblings relations, suburban life, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   54%
    User:   63%
 
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Happy Days
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Happy Days is an American television sitcom that aired first-run from January 15, 1974 to September 24, 1984 on ABC. Created by Garry Marshall, the series presents an idealized vision of life in the mid-1950s to mid-1960s United States. The series ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Plot: sitcom, oldies, parents and children, teenage life, family life, family, suburbs, music, youth, family relations, friends, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin
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System:   53%
    User:   48%
 
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Step by Step
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Step by Step is an American television sitcom that starred Patrick Duffy and Suzanne Somers as two single parents, who spontaneously get married after meeting one another during a vacation, resulting in them becoming the heads of a large blended ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, family, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, suburbs, youth, suburban life, coming of age, society, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
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System:   53%
    User:   45%
 
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Even Stevens
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, sitcom, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations, disorder, mischievous children, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   42%
 
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Full House
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Full House is an American sitcom television series. Set in San Francisco, the show chronicles widowed father Danny Tanner, who, after the death of his wife Pam, enlists his best friend Joey Gladstone and his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis to help ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, friends, single parent, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, coming of age, single father, youth, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
Eight Is Enough
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Eight Is Enough is an American television comedy-drama series that ran on ABC from March 15, 1977, until August 29, 1981. The show was modeled after syndicated newspaper columnist Thomas Braden, a real-life parent with eight children, who wrote a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, parents and children, family, siblings relations, family life, family relations, couple relations, looking for love, teenage life, love and romance, couples, remarry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   50%
 
Home Improvement
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Home Improvement is an American television sitcom starring Tim Allen, that aired from September 17, 1991 to May 25, 1999. The show was created by Matt Williams, Carmen Finestra and David McFadzean. In the 1990s, it was one of the most watched ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, family life, friendship, family relations, suburbs, disorder, handyman, battle of the sexes, siblings relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
Not Quite Human
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dr. Jonas Carson, a scientist, invents Chip, an android teenager. Dr. Carson sends Chip to school with his daughter Becky to see whether an android could interact with others. But his former employer decides to try and make a profit by stealing the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: a.i., family, androids and robots, high school, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, imaginary, youth, family relations, siblings relations, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   57%
 
Punky Brewster
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Punky Brewster is an American sitcom about a girl named Punky Brewster being raised by her foster parent. The show ran on NBC from September 16, 1984 to September 7, 1986 and again in first-run syndication from October 30, 1987 to May 27, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, orphan, mischievous children, family, young heroes, adoption, optimism, custody, foster child, youth, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
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The Beverly Hillbillies
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Beverly Hillbillies is an American situation comedy originally broadcast for nine seasons on CBS from 1962 to 1971, starring Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, and Max Baer, Jr. The series is about a poor backwoods family transplanted to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, fish out of water, rich and poor, social differences, family, culture clash, eccentric family, suburban life, suburbs, urban, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, los angeles
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System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
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Empty Nest
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Empty Nest is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from 1988 to 1995. The series was created as a spin-off of The Golden Girls by creator and producer Susan Harris. For its first three seasons, Empty Nest was one of the year's top 10 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, family relations, singleness, family life, coworker relationship, pediatrician, nurse, doctor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa
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System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
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Moesha
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Moesha was an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996 to May 14, 2001. The series stars R&B singer Brandy Norwood as Moesha Mitchell, a high school student living with her family in the Leimert Park ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, multicultural
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, best friends, verbal byplay, teenage life, family, family life, youth, family relations, friends, parents and children, eccentric family, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
So Little Time
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: So Little Time is an American sitcom starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen that aired on Fox Family. The first half of the series aired from June 2, 2001, to August 15, 2001. The series then went on a four-month hiatus owing to network management ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, twins, siblings relations, family, teenage life, family life, youth, twin sister, divorced parents, family relations, friends, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
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My Two Dads
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Two Dads is an American sitcom that starred Staci Keanan, Paul Reiser and Greg Evigan. It aired on NBC from 1987 to 1990 and was produced by Michael Jacobs Productions in association with Tri-Star Television and distributed by TeleVentures.
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, buddies, family, odd couple, parents and children, family relations, coming of age, single father, friendship, custody, family life, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
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Grounded for Life
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Right out of high school, Sean Finnerty got his girlfriend Claudia pregnant. Now she’s his wife, and at just 32, he’s somehow found himself with 14-year-old daughter Lily, two little boys, and a constant struggle between his need to be ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, feel good
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family, suburbs, suburban life, nothing goes right, family life, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
Girl Meets World
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The adventures of relatable and adventurous Riley Matthews, the tween daughter of Cory and Topanga Matthews, and her bold best friend Maya as they traverse the twists and turns of teenage years at Manhattan's John Quincy Adams Middle School ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, teens, teen comedy, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, sitcom, best friends, family, school, parents and children, teachers and students, family life, teenage life, middle school, female protagonist, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
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Hannah Montana
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: At home and school, she's Miley Stewart, a typical teenager, but when the lights go down and the curtain goes up, she emerges as the glamorous and talented Hannah Montana. Having the "Best of Both Worlds" is a complicated proposition, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: music, musician's life, family life, family, high school, teenage life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, youth, single parent, teenager, double life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: tennessee, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
Charles in Charge
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Charles in Charge is an American sitcom series starring Scott Baio as Charles, a 19-year-old student at the fictional Copeland College in New Brunswick, New Jersey, who worked as a live-in babysitter in exchange for room and board. Baio directed ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, college, adolescence vs adulthood, family, teenage life, youth, family relations, disorder, nanny, buddies, mischievous children, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
Sister, Sister
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sister, Sister is an American television sitcom starring identical twins Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. The premise of the show was that the girls were separated and adopted at birth, one to a single mother, one to a single father, and have met again ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, twins, verbal byplay, family, parents and children, college, siblings relations, eccentric family, high school, student life, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   47%
 

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Hope & Faith
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Hope, a down-to-earth, happily married mother of three has her tidy world turned upside down when her celebrity sister moves in. Faith was living the Hollywood life as a soap opera star before her character was killed off.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, christmas special
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Plot: sitcom, actor's life, odd couple, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, suburban life, artists and showbiz, family relations, couple relations, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
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Cousin Skeeter
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Cousin Skeeter is an American children's television show, which ran on Nickelodeon from 1998 to 2001. It starred Robert Ri'chard as Bobby, a young boy whose life changed when his strange cousin Skeeter came to live with his family. With ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppets, teenage life, youth, family, disorder, sitcom, buddies, odd couple, nothing goes right, friendship, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
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