Movies and TV shows like Saturday Night Live

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Saturday Night Live (1975)
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Saturday Night Live (1975)
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. Each episode is hosted by a celebrity guest, who usually delivers an opening monologue and performs in sketches with the cast, and features performances by a musical guest.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty, biting, talky, dark humor, comic, topical humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, politics, guest, cross dressing, performance, actor, comedian, singer, musician, goofy hero, celebrity culture, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, disorder, lifestyle, society, workplace, friends, studio, anchor, celebrity guests, politically correct, impersonating, president ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, america

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Most similar movies to Saturday Night Live

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and witty films and TV series with plots about joke, comedian, parody, social satire, pop culture, media and artists and showbiz mostly in Comedy, Music and News genres. Some movies like Saturday Night Live: Chappelle's Show (2003), Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995), MADtv (1995), In Living Color (1990), Funny or Die Presents... (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Chappelle's Show (2003)
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 ...
Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: hip hop, racism, guest, comedian, singer, marijuana, musician, african american, interracial relations, society, disorder, music ...
Time: contemporary
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Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! is an American sketch comedy television series, created by and starring Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, which premiered February 11, 2007 on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim comedy block and ran until May ...
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, prank, guest, farce, media satire, media, disorder, ghost, golden years, goofy hero, siblings relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995)
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, humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, comedian, goofy hero, performer's life, celebrity culture, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, disorder, workplace, partners, mishap ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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MADtv (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Reality-TV, Talk-Show
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: MADtv is an American sketch comedy television series based on Mad, and contained animated Spy vs. Spy and Don Martin cartoon shorts as well as images of Alfred E. Neuman. Its first TV broadcast was on October 14, 1995. The one-hour show aired ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: live performance, guest, comedian, singer, musician, artists and showbiz, disorder, celebrity culture, media satire, media, cross dressing, weekend ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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In Living Color (1990)
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, parody, comedian, homosexual, african american, nothing goes right, interracial relations, social differences, workplace situations, family relations, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Funny or Die Presents... (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Funny or Die Presents is a half-hour sketch comedy show that spawned from the comedy website Funny or Die, created by Will Ferrell & Adam McKay. It premiered on HBO on February 19, 2010. It is also currently being broadcast in the UK on Sky ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, disorder, actor's life, media, friends, internet, internet video, celebrity impersonation, comedy team, music video, part animation, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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63%
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Flip (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Music
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 ...
Plot: variety show, parody, artists and showbiz, friends, disorder, music, guest, pop culture, musical number, celebrity, monologue, variety ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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All That (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A combination sketch comedy/musical performance show in the tradition of "Saturday Night Live," this program starred a teenage cast and was targeted at younger viewers.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media, music, guest, performance, star, comedian, singer, musician, lifestyle, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: This Hour Has 22 Minutes is a weekly Canadian television comedy that airs on CBC Television. Launched in 1993 during Canada's 35th general election, the show focuses on Canadian politics, combining news parody, sketch comedy and satirical ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: politics, parody, media satire, cult, tv show, media, society, state affairs, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, tv news, celebrity impersonation ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: canada
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57%
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Chocolate News (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Chocolate News is a satirical news show hosted and head written by David Alan Grier with an emphasis on African American culture. The show aired on Wednesday nights at 10:30 PM on Comedy Central as a lead-in to their other news satire programs, The ...
Style: not serious, humorous, biting, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: parody, media satire, media, society, hip hop culture, hip hop, rap, tv show, entertainment, u.s. president, journalism, political satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Kids in the Hall (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Kids in the Hall is a Canadian sketch comedy group formed in 1984, consisting of comedians Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson. Their eponymous television show ran from 1988 to 1994 on CBC in Canada, ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bar, secretary, lesbian, homosexual, goofy hero, gender bending, suburbs, artists and showbiz, gender, workplace, disorder, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Important Things with Demetri Martin (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Important Things with Demetri Martin is a sketch-variety show that aired on Comedy Central starring comedian Demetri Martin. Each episode examined a single theme, the "important thing", such as timing, power, control and money. All ...
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, singer, musician, artists and showbiz, society, social relations, music, counterculture, performance, actor, talented, live audience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Rutland Weekend Television (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Rutland Weekend Television was a television sketch show on BBC2, written by Eric Idle with music by Neil Innes. Two series were broadcast, the first consisting of six episodes in 1975, the second of seven in 1976. A Christmas special also aired on ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, witty, clever ...
Plot: tv show, parody, showbiz, rock, artists and showbiz, media, music, music band, media satire, disorder, celebrity impersonation, tv station ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Saturday Night Live 25 (1999)
Genre: Documentary, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A TV special celebrating the 25th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature monologues and present a look back at some of the best comedy skits ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, media satire, artists and showbiz, music, performer's life, reunion, media, society, state affairs, disorder, anchor, weekend ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, News
Country: USA
Story: Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday is an American limited-run series broadcast on NBC. It is a political satire news show spin-off from Saturday Night Live, featuring that show's "Weekend Update" segment. It initially ran for ...
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: parody, politics, political satire, media, artists and showbiz, society, state affairs, actress playing multiple roles, monologue, social satire, absurd humor, absurdism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Richard Pryor Show (1977)
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 ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: variety show, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, society, disorder, performer's life, lifestyle, media, singing, singer, song, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, writing, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, showbiz, celebrity impersonation, parody, tv show, workplace, friendship, comedian, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In is an American sketch comedy television program that ran for 140 episodes from January 22, 1968, to March 12, 1973, on the NBC television network. It was hosted by comedians Dan Rowan and Dick Martin and featured, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: disorder, goofy hero, odd couple, joke, comedian, comedy team, stupidity, bigotry, ethnic slur, cocktail party, racial stereotype, adult as child ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Rick Mercer Report (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A weekly helping of topical satire, funny takes on the week's top stories and Canada-wide adventures.
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, journalism, media satire, media, studio, state affairs, celebrity culture, society, tv news, celebrity impersonation, entertainment, fake commercial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, cross country
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50%
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Stella (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Stella was a short-lived television series that originally ran from June 28, 2005 to August 30, 2005 on the American television channel Comedy Central, created by and starring Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, and David Wain, the three members ...
Style: sexual, humorous, not serious, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: parody, roommate, stupidity, city life, suburbs, urban, goofy hero, looking for love, singleness, media satire, suburban life, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
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 ...
Plot: sitcom, parody, showbiz, tv show, workplace, producer, nothing goes right, performer's life, media satire, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, media ...
Time: 90s
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50%
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The State (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The State is a half-hour sketch-comedy television show, originally broadcast in the USA on MTV between December 17, 1993, and July 1, 1995. The show combined bizarre characters and scenarios to present sketches that won the favor of its target ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedian, homosexual, nothing goes right, cult, disorder, odd couple, fish out of water, misfit, partners, cross dressing, wannabe, agent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)
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, biting, clever, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: monty python, stupidity, nothing goes right, rock, disorder, fish out of water, cult, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem, media satire, showbiz, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Showbiz Show with David Spade (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Showbiz Show with David Spade was a weekly television program on Comedy Central that starred comedian David Spade. It is a comedic parody of celebrity news programs such as Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood. The show was developed from ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, topical humor
Plot: magazine, media satire, celebrity guests, showbiz, artists and showbiz, media, celebrity culture, pop culture, television, monologue, social satire, celebrity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Kroll Show (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Kroll Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by and starring comedian Nick Kroll. Kroll, John Levenstein, and Jonathan Krisel serve as the show's executive producers. The series premiered on January 16, 2013, on the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, alternative comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, disorder, basketball, lifestyle, guest, pop culture, social satire, absurd humor, absurdism, irreverence, comedian, joke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: theater, festival, homosexual, political satire, racial slur, government, vagina, religion, racism, performance, children, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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47%
Flight of the Conchords (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The trials and tribulations of a two man, digi-folk band who have moved from New Zealand to New York in the hope of forging a successful music career. So far they've managed to find a manager (whose "other" job is at the New Zealand ...
Style: offbeat, not serious, surreal, humorous, witty ...
Plot: music, musician's life, musician, rock, nothing goes right, fish out of water, aspiring singer, folk, goofy hero, buddies, music band, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Dog Bites Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Dog Bites Man is a partially improvised comedy television show on Comedy Central that aired in summer 2006. It began airing on The Comedy Channel in Australia in June 2007. The series was produced by DreamWorks Television.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: journalism, parody, comedian, journalist, media satire, workplace situations, media, workplace, celebrity culture, partners, disorder, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Grosse Pointe is an American television parody series which aired on the WB Network during the 2000–2001 television season. Created by Darren Star, it was a satire depicting the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of a television show, and was ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, cynical, offbeat
Plot: parody, tv show, actress, actor, actor's life, hollywood, celebrity culture, showbiz, sitcom, artists and showbiz, media, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Comedy Now! (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: Comedy Now! is a Canadian comedy television series which debuted in 1997 featuring the newest in Canadian comedic talent. The show has won numerous Gemini Awards as well as many international awards. It is broadcast in Canada on The Comedy Network ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, canadian humor, live comedy, comic ...
Plot: parody, media, society, state affairs, social relations, music, workplace, celebrity impersonation, comedy team, stupidity, u.s. president, performance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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