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Less Than Perfect (2002)
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Less Than Perfect (2002)
Original name: Less than Perfect
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Claude Casey moved up in the secretarial world of television news, from temp to the anchor's desk. After her boss hires her full time, Claude realizes she may be in over her head in this world of assistants fighting to get ahead. But Claude is determined to prove that though she may not be perfect, she's not going down without a fight.
Style: humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic, clever, witty
Plot: sitcom, journalism, friendship, tv show, workplace situations, media, workplace, best friends, workplace intrigue, love and romance, power relations, anchor, network, butler, office, television, secretary, neighbor, colleague, friend, man with glasses, fat girl, office politics, workplace humor
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about sitcom, workplace, workplace situations, media, power relations, friendship and friends mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Less Than Perfect: LateLine (1998), After Lately (2011), Murphy Brown (1988), What About Joan? (2000), Mulaney (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Fanciful series about an aspiring writer who imagines alternative life scenarios while working for a big company.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, obnoxious boss, office, writer's life, aspiring writer, workplace situations, dull life, workplace, best friends, boss and employee, singleness, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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LateLine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: LateLine is an American TV sitcom that ran on NBC from March 17, 1998, through March 16, 1999. Due to an abrupt cancellation, there were seven unaired episodes. Created by John Markus and Al Franken, LateLine depicted the behind-the-scenes ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, battle of the sexes, tv news, politics, workplace romance, celebrity culture, media satire, showbiz, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, campaign ...
Time: 90s
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83%
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After Lately (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: After Lately is an American television comedy. The series depicts, in mockumentary style, the behind the scenes goings-on at the office of the late-night talk show Chelsea Lately. The cast is made up of the actual writers and performers of Chelsea ...
Style: not serious, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: media satire, tv show, parody, workplace situations, sitcom, artists and showbiz, media, workplace, celebrity culture, showbiz, disorder, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Murphy Brown (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Murphy Brown is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988, to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. The program starred Candice Bergen as the eponymous Murphy Brown, a famous investigative journalist and news anchor ...
Style: clever, talky, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, journalist, workplace, media satire, tv news, tv show, workplace situations, media, single parent, anchor, journal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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What About Joan? (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, witty
Plot: sitcom, friendship, high school, high school teacher, teacher, best friends, teachers and students, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, workplace, friends, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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Mulaney (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set in New York, and based on the life and stand-up comedy of John Mulaney, this multi-camera laffer follows an aspiring comedian coming of age under the influence of his boss, his roommates and his neighbors.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: friendship, sitcom, performer's life, coming of age, stand up comedian, neighbor, ladies man, roommate, short lived
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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63%
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Clipped (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friendship, high school friends, hairdresser, workplace situations, workplace, friends, buddies, boss and employee, reunion, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Utopia (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Set inside the offices of the "Nation Building Authority", a newly created government organisation responsible for overseeing major infrastructure projects, Utopia explores that moment when bureaucracy and grand dreams collide. It's a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, workplace, office, politics, government agency, political satire, disorder, bureaucracy, incompetence, workplace humor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Jane Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Jane Show is a Canadian television sitcom produced by Shaftesbury Films that was shown on Global from 2006 to 2007. The series stars Teresa Pavlinek as Jane Black, an aspiring novelist who takes a corporate job after her life undergoes a major ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, canadian humor
Plot: sitcom, office, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, love and romance, workplace, working woman, dating
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The CollegeHumor Show (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The CollegeHumor Show was an American comedy that premiered on MTV on February 8, 2009 and also aired on MuchMusic. The show is a scripted sitcom with sketch comedy elements. It is written by and stars nine actual CollegeHumor editorial staff ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace, showbiz, producer, tv show, office, computers and web, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, chaos and mayhem, media satire, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
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55%
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Norm (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Norm Show is an American television sitcom that ran from 1999 through 2001 on the ABC television network.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
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: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, state affairs, political satire, power relations, workplace, political intrigue, workplace situations, media, society, stupidity, staff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Blunt Talk (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A British newscaster moves to Los Angeles with his alcoholic manservant and the baggage of several failed marriages to host a sanctimonious talk show.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: media satire, tv show, journalism, media, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, talk show host
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: not serious, humorous, witty, topical humor, clever ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Just Shoot Me! (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Back to You (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Drop the Dead Donkey (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Drop the Dead Donkey is a situation comedy that first aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom between 1990 and 1998. It is set in the offices of “GlobeLink News”, a fictional TV news company. Recorded close to transmission, it made use of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, biting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Barbershop (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Calvin Palmer is the owner of a barbershop on the Southside of Chicago. Reluctantly inheriting the neighborhood establishment and popular hangout from his father, he juggles his responsibilities to his clients, his family, and his community as a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Twenty Twelve (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, workplace, nothing goes right, boss and employee, power relations, disorder, secretary, loner, british humour
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Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Life with Bonnie (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The host of the local morning talk show Morning Chicago creatively balances family commitment—to her husband John, a hard-working family practice doctor, and their three young children— and career obligations.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, relationship vs career, tv show, family, family relations, parents and children, family life, ambition, artists and showbiz, media, couples, irish american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Becker (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Becker is a dedicated, outspoken and talented doctor with a gruff exterior. While he tends to offend those who try to get close to him, he is extremely dedicated to his medical practice in the Bronx, N.Y., where he always goes the extra mile to help ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, cynical ...
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Bad Teacher (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: An always inappropriate, fearless and unapologetic former trophy wife masquerades as a teacher in order to find a new man after her wealthy husband leaves her penniless.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, teacher, teachers and students, school, workplace, high school teacher, based on movie, blonde, workplace situations, love and romance, power relations, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Campus Ladies (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Campus Ladies is an American sitcom that premiered on Oxygen on January 8, 2006. It stars Christen Sussin and Carrie Aizley as two 40-something women who decide to go enroll at the fictional University of the Midwest. The humor comes from the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Michael J. Fox Show (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: sitcom, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, tv show, workplace situations, disability, family life, media, couples, workplace, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Friends with Better Lives (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A comedy about six friends at different stages in their lives – married, divorced, newly engaged and single – who are outwardly happy, but secretly questioning if their friends have it better. Andi and Bobby are happily married with two kids but ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, buddies, romance, group of friends, thirtysomething life, friends, model, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Ground Floor (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Brody, a young hot-shot banker at Whitestone Trust, thought he was just having a one-night stand with Jennifer, a beautiful woman he met at a bar. But when he discovers that she works in maintenance for the building where he works, their worlds ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: workplace romance, office, sitcom, boss, romance, workplace situations, employment, job, office romance, employer employee relationship, love and romance, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Crazy Ones (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Crazy Ones is an American situation comedy series created by David E. Kelley that stars Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar. The single-camera project premiered on CBS on September 26, 2013, as part of the 2013–14 American television ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, advertising, parents and children, office, workplace situations, advertising agency, workplace, family problems, family relations, campaign, media, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Comedians (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A veteran comedian is reluctantly paired with a younger, edgier comedian for a late-night comedy sketch show.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: comedian, sitcom, ego clash, showbiz, tv show, artists and showbiz, media, workplace situations, workplace, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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W1A (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The follow-up to 'Twenty Twelve' as Ian Fletcher takes up the position of 'Head of Values' at the BBC. His task is to clarify, define, or re-define the core purpose of the BBC across all its functions and to position it ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, workplace, nothing goes right, disorder, intern, unsupportive coworkers, supportive coworker, british humour, television
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%