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The John Larroquette Show (1993)
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The John Larroquette Show (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The John Larroquette Show is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from September 2, 1993 until October 30, 1996. Created by Don Reo, the show was a vehicle for John Larroquette following his run as Dan Fielding on Night Court. The series takes place in a seedy bus terminal in St. Louis, Missouri and originally focused on the somewhat broken people who worked the night shift, and in particular, the lead character's battle with alcoholism. The series was produced by Reo's Impact Zone Productions and Witt/Thomas Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.
Style: sitcom, humorous, sincere, clever, offbeat, tragicomedy, realistic, talky, semi serious
Plot: recovering alcoholic, dark humor, friendship, friends, misfit, society, social misfits, workplace, workplace situations, indoor, nightshift, policewoman, male protagonist, workplace humor
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, missouri

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sitcom, realistic, humorous and semi serious films and TV series with plots about workplace, friends, workplace situations, friendship, family relations, buddies and society mostly in Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like The John Larroquette Show: The George Carlin Show (1994), After MASH (1983), Night Court (1984), Norm (1999), Malcolm & Eddie (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The George Carlin Show (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The George Carlin Show is an American sitcom that aired on the Fox network from January 1994 to July 1995. It was created jointly by veteran TV producer Sam Simon and the show's namesake, comedian George Carlin.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, offbeat, clever ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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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 ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: missouri, usa
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Night Court (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Night Court is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from January 4, 1984 to May 31, 1992. The setting was the night shift of a Manhattan court, presided over by the young, unorthodox Judge Harold T. "Harry" Stone. It ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, clever, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: courtroom, jazz, legal, legal action, workplace, lawyers and clients, power relations, up and down relationship, district attorney, unconventional method, workplace situations, nightshift ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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Norm (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Norm Show is an American television sitcom that ran from 1999 through 2001 on the ABC television network.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: power relations, ex athlete, parole officer, step siblings, working the system, social worker, hockey, friends, crime and punishment, friendship, workplace situations, boss and employee ...
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Place: usa, new york
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Malcolm & Eddie (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Malcolm & Eddie is an American television sitcom that premiered August 26, 1996 on the UPN Network, and ran for four seasons, airing its final episode on May 22, 2000. This series starred Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Eddie Griffin in the lead roles. ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: bar, friendship, twentysomething life, buddies, odd couple, partners, friends, disorder, male friendship, friendship between men, neighbor neighbor relationship, stand up comedian ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, kansas, kansas city
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Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Archie Bunker's Place is an American sitcom originally broadcast on the CBS network, conceived in 1979 as a spin-off and continuation of All in the Family. While not as popular as its predecessor, the show maintained a large enough audience to ...
Style: sitcom, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Alice is an American sitcom television series that ran from August 31, 1976 to March 19, 1985 on CBS. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The show stars Linda Lavin in the title role, a widow who moves with her ...
Style: sitcom, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: workplace, diner, single mother, single parent, hopes, best friends, strong female presence, starting over, parents and children, workplace situations, friendship, friends ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: A sitcom set in a small pub in Manchester, “The Grapes”, where daily life is bound up in the issues of love, loneliness, and blocked urinals. Regular drinkers Joe and Duffy pass the time with landlord Ken and his police officer cronies.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: everyday life, society, workplace, buddies, working class, workplace situations, old friend, pub, indoor, bar, slacker, owner ...
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Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The Royal Family is an American sitcom starring Redd Foxx and Della Reese. The series was created and produced by Eddie Murphy, as part of a development deal Murphy had with CBS, and produced by Paramount Television, the television arm of Paramount ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Place: usa, georgia
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Arli$$ (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Arliss is an American situation comedy about a sports agent and his group of associates. The series premiered on HBO in 1996 and ended in 2002.
Style: sitcom, realistic, witty, humorous, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Living Single is an American television sitcom that aired for five seasons on the Fox network from August 22, 1993, to January 1, 1998. The show centered on the lives of six friends who share personal and professional experiences while living in a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: african american, workplace situations, workplace romance, urban, singleness, city life, best friends, workplace, love and romance, couples, journal, roommate ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Working Stiffs is a short-lived 1979 American television series which starred James Belushi and Michael Keaton as brothers Ernie and Mike O'Rourke. The pair were janitors who aspired to work their way up in the field of business. The brothers ...
Style: sitcom, witty, offbeat, humorous, realistic
Plot: janitor, fashion, siblings relations, office, workplace situations, silly humor, farce, disorder, friends, workplace, partners, buddies ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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Designing Women (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Designing Women is an American television sitcom that centered on the working and personal lives of four Southern women and one man in an interior design firm in Atlanta, Georgia. It aired on the CBS television network from September 29, 1986 until ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta, atlanta georgia
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Junior attorney Kimmie Boubier and her two best friends, Helen-Alice and Marika, have had a standing date every Friday night for the last 13 years. They even have a motto for what they call "Friday Night Fun Night": "Always together! ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
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Players (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Players is an American comedy series which premiered on the Spike network on March 2, 2010. The series is a partially scripted/mostly improvised comedy about two brothers who run a sports bar together. After airing 3 episodes, Players was removed ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, funny, light ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: elderly, hotel, chef, strong female presence, streetwise, workplace situations, friendship, golden years, friends, business venture, remarry, blacks and whites ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa, miami beach, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: workplace, radio dj, power relations, boss and employee, media, workplace situations, radio show, radio, radio announcer, rock and roll, radio station, office ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Jamie Foxx Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Jamie Foxx Show is an American television sitcom that aired on the WB Network from August 28, 1996 to January 14, 2001. The series stars Jamie Foxx, Garcelle Beauvais, Christopher B. Duncan, Ellia English, and Garrett Morris.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: hotel, family business, ambition, desire for fame, love and romance, performer's life, artists and showbiz, workplace romance, wooing, workplace situations, workplace, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Sanford and Son (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sanford and Son is an American sitcom, based on the BBC's Steptoe and Son, that ran on the NBC television network from January 14, 1972, to March 25, 1977. Known for its edgy racial humor, running gags and catch phrases, the series was adapted ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, talky, sincere ...
Plot: family business, working class, parents and children, family life, friendship, generation gap, odd couple, single parent, reluctant partners, living with parents, workplace, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles
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Clipped (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Clipped centers on a group of barbershop coworkers who all went to high school together but ran in very different crowds. Now they find themselves working together at Buzzy's, a barbershop in Charlestown, Massachusetts.
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, entertaining, light ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
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Rude Awakening (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Rude Awakening is a TV series created by Claudia Lonow, aired by Showtime on 55 22-min episodes for 3 seasons.
Style: sitcom, offbeat, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: addiction, alcohol abuse, support group, alcoholics anonymous, family relations, couples, friends, life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa
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What About Joan? (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: What About Joan? is an ABC sitcom that aired in 2001 for 2 seasons. It starred Joan Cusack as Joan Gallagher, a Chicago schoolteacher and the comedy of her day-to-day life. It co-starred Kyle Chandler. It was produced by James L. Brooks, Richard ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: friendship, teacher, high school, lifestyle, workplace situations, workplace romance, love and romance, workplace, teachers and students, high school teacher, power relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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