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The Richard Pryor Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Richard Pryor Show is an American comedy variety series starring Richard Pryor. It premiered on NBC on Tuesday, September 13, 1977 at 8 p.m. opposite ABC's popular television shows Laverne & Shirley and Happy Days. The show was produced by Rocco Urbisci for Burt Sugarman Productions. It was conceived out of a special that Pryor did for NBC in May 1977. Because the special was a major hit, both critically and commercially, Pryor was given a chance to host and star in his own television show. TV Guide included the series in their 2013 list of 60 shows that were "Cancelled Too Soon".
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, biting, exciting, ethnic humor
Plot: interracial relations, artists and showbiz, society, disorder, performer's life, lifestyle, variety, media, actress playing multiple roles, monologue, variety show, social satire, absurd humor, absurdism, celebrity, sexual humor, surrealism, stereotype, rock music, guest, pop culture, musical number, television, irreverence, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, witty and realistic films and TV series with plots about artists and showbiz, parody, disorder, joke, media, comedian and lifestyle mostly in Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like The Richard Pryor Show: My Breakfast with Blassie (1983), The Groove Tube (1974), In Living Color (1990), Saturday Night Live (1975), The Larry Sanders Show (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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My Breakfast with Blassie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: My Breakfast with Blassie is a movie starring Andy Kaufman and professional wrestler "Classy" Freddie Blassie. It is a mostly improvised parody of the popular art film My Dinner with Andre and is set in a restaurant where Kaufman and ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: actor's life, performer's life, restaurant, writer's life, parody, taxi, prank, celebrity culture, hollywood, media satire, showbiz, filmmaking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
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The Groove Tube
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Chevy Chase makes his film debut in this riotous collection of live skits. Directed by Ken Shapiro and featuring Chase, Richard Belzer and others, The Groove Tube mocks TV Land and its trappings by spoofing kids' shows -- from a ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: kentucky, usa
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In Living Color
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on the Fox Network from April 15, 1990, to May 19, 1994. Brothers Keenen and Damon Wayans created, wrote and starred in the program. The show was produced by Ivory ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: hip hop, nothing goes right, interracial relations, parody, social differences, workplace situations, family relations, social relations, disorder, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, celebrity culture ...
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Saturday Night Live
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
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The Larry Sanders Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Comic Garry Shandling draws upon his own talk show experiences to create the character of Larry Sanders, a paranoid, insecure host of a late night talk show. Larry, along with his obsequious TV sidekick Hank Kingsley and his fiercely protective ...
Style: not serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
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Time: 90s
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Mr. Show with Bob and David
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Mr. Show with Bob and David is an American sketch comedy series starring and hosted by Saturday Night Live writer/actor Bob Odenkirk and stand up comedian/actor David Cross. It aired on HBO from November 3, 1995 to December 28, 1998. Cross and ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
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Time: 90s
Place: usa
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Monty Python's Flying Circus
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974. The shows were composed of surreality, risqué or innuendo-laden humour, sight gags and ...
Style: surreal, clever, not serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: nothing goes right, rock, disorder, fish out of water, cult, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem, media satire, monty python, showbiz, artists and showbiz, workplace ...
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Chappelle's Show
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Chappelle's Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by comedians Dave Chappelle and Neal Brennan, with Chappelle hosting the show as well as starring in various sketches. Chappelle, Brennan and Michele Armour were the ...
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Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, witty
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Time: 90s
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The Kids in the Hall
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Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england
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Stella
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Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
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The Underground
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, dark humor
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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The Jeffersons
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Place: new york, usa
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Tracey Takes On...
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Tracey Takes On... is a sketch comedy series starring comedienne Tracey Ullman. The show ran for four seasons on HBO and was commissioned after the success of the 1993 comedy special "Tracey Ullman Takes on New York." Each episode focuses ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: social differences, culture clash, parody, showbiz, artists and showbiz, society, sexual relations, celebrity culture, family life, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
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Flip
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Flip Wilson Show is an hour long variety show that aired in the U.S. on NBC from September 17, 1970 to June 27, 1974. The show starred American comedian Flip Wilson; the program was one of the first American television programs starring a black ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
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This Hour Has 22 Minutes
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: canada
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Sanford and Son
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: talky, clever, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, reluctant partners, family business, parents and children, urban, family life, partners, society, family relations, odd couple, single parent, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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French and Saunders
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical ...
Plot: parody, celebrity culture, celebrity guests, media satire, showbiz, artists and showbiz, gender, media, disorder, cross dressing, promiscuity, actress playing multiple roles ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: england, europe
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Super Dave
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Super Dave is a Canadian/American variety show starring and hosted by the fictional character Super Dave Osborne. It ran from 1987 to 1991 on Showtime in the US and the Global Television Network in Canada. Super Dave was spun off from the sketch ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, canadian humor
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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At Last the 1948 Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: At Last the 1948 Show is a satirical TV show made by David Frost's company, Paradine Productions, in association with Rediffusion London. Transmitted on Britain's ITV network during 1967 and 1968, it brought Cambridge Footlights humour to ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, offbeat, witty
Plot: buddies, human nature, couple relations, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace, social relations, performer's life, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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Dead Ringers
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, witty ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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American Raspberry
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Some unknown source has interrupted all television transmissions around the world. In place of the regular broadcasts, a lineup of extremely tasteless programs and commercials have been substituted. Included in the mix are such show as The ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
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    User:   55%
 
Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In 1973, martial arts great Bruce Lee died, his final film, Game of Death, left unfinished. With the public hungry for more Lee, movie execs decide to find a replacement. This outrageous satire looks at the entire process, from the oddball ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
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Time: 70s
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    User:   45%
 
New York Stand-Up Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Chicks dig a British accent so either learn from the real deal or prepare to swoon when the Daily Show's John Oliver headlines his own series featuring wildly original stand-up sets from the likes of Eugene Mirman and Brian Posehn. Cheerio, ...
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: introspection, theater, performer's life, culture clash, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, disorder, liberal, lifestyle, comedian, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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