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Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973)
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Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is a BBC situation comedy, written by Raymond Allen and starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. It was first broadcast in 1973 and ran for three series, ending in 1978. The series follows the accident-prone Frank Spencer and his tolerant, if long-suffering, wife, Betty, through Frank's various attempts to hold down a job, which frequently end in disaster. Noted for its stuntwork, performed by Michael Crawford himself as well as featuring various well-remembered catchphrases, the series was voted #22 in the BBC's poll "Britain's Best Sitcom".
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, touching, captivating, offbeat
Plot: job seeking, nothing goes right, workplace, goofy hero, farce, family relations, misfit, couple relations, couples, disorder, comedy of errors, supportive spouse, workplace situations, husband wife relationship, bug, unfulfillment, marriage, pregnancy, hospital, job, city, handyman, clumsiness, british humour
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, sitcom and not serious films and TV series with plots about disorder, british humour, workplace situations, workplace, family relations, couples and couple relations mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em: Fawlty Towers (1975), Friday Night Dinner (2011), White Van Man (2011), Worst Week (2008), Sketch-up (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fawlty Towers (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Fawlty Towers is a British sitcom produced by BBC Television that was first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Twelve episodes were made. The show was written by John Cleese and his then wife Connie Booth, both of whom also starred in the ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Comedy about an inept American placed in charge of sales at his company's London branch. He has no experience with British culture, knows nothing about sales, and has only one employee, Dave. Each episode begins with a scene of Margaret ...
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Place: england, london, europe
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Friday Night Dinner (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: Two siblings share their Friday night dinners at their parents home and, somehow, something always goes wrong.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, nostalgic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, europe
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White Van Man (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The incredible misadventures of two handymen on the road and the extraordinary people they meet along the way.
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: working class, family relations, nothing goes right, workplace, construction worker, society, disorder, family business, workplace situations, destruction, partners, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
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Worst Week (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Story: Worst Week is an American TV series which originally aired on CBS from September 22, 2008 to June 6, 2009. The series was based on the British sitcom The Worst Week of My Life. The show was adapted for American audiences by Fox under the title Worst ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Sketch-up (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy series, in which Beatrice Richter and Dieter Krebs play several sketches in every episode. In Later Seasons Richter was replaced by Iris Berben.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, witty, sitcom
Plot: farce, workplace situations, couple relations, silly humor, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, male female relationship, family relations, dialect, fool, joke ...
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Cuckoo (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Cuckoo is every parent's worst nightmare - a slacker full of outlandish, New Age ideas. Ken is the over-protective father of a girl who's impulsively married an American hippie on her gap year.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: hippie, family disapproval, culture clash, slacker, misfit, newlyweds, couple relations, disorder, family relations, parents and children, couples, meet the parents ...
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Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
Style: surreal, witty, humorous, sitcom, not serious ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, best friends, workplace, misfit, friends, irish, farce, friendship, odd couple, salesman, workplace problem ...
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Uncle (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Andy is a dissolute out-of work musician who forges an unlikely alliance with his 12-year-old nephew Errol after being morally blackmailed into looking after him by his chaotic sister Sam - all on the day Andy was planning to kill himself. Not a ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the program into two distinct eras; aside from Ball, ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: workplace, disorder, couple relations, workplace intrigue, battle of the sexes, workplace situations, workplace romance, parents and children, boss and employee, family relations, goofy hero, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
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The Worst Week of My Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
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Story: The Worst Week of My Life is a British comedy television series, first broadcast on BBC One between March and April 2004. A second series was aired between November and December 2005 and a three-part Christmas special, The Worst Christmas of My Life ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Barbara (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 27 min.
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Story: Barbara is a British sitcom starring Gwen Taylor in the title role. A pilot was broadcast in 1995, and three series were then televised from 1999 to 2003. It was made by Central Television, and filmed at their Lenton Lane studios in Nottingham in ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, touching ...
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Genre: Comedy
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Hebburn (2012)
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Are You Being Served? (1972)
Genre: Comedy
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Story: Classic comedy set in fading department store Grace Brothers.
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Life of Riley (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Life of Riley is a British comedy television series, shown on BBC One and BBC HD. The show stars Caroline Quentin and Neil Dudgeon, who are recently married, and is set around their dysfunctional family. The show also features the couple's four ...
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The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own death. Returning in disguise after various attempts at finding a 'new life', he gets his old job back and finds nothing has ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
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Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (2010)
Genre: Comedy
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Story: Famous DJ Alan Partridge gives us an insight into what happens behind the microphone at North Norfolk digital radio.
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, realistic, talky ...
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Country: UK
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TV show
Story: Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan write and star in a comedy that follows an American man and an Irish woman who make a bloody mess as they struggle to fall in love in London.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, entertaining, realistic
Audience: date night
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chef! is a British situation comedy starring Lenny Henry that aired as twenty episodes over three series from 1993 to 1996 on the BBC. The show was created and primarily written by Peter Tilbury based on an idea from Lenny Henry and produced for the ...
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Country: UK
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Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Carry on Again Doctor (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
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Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Story: Whites was a BBC sitcom, written by Oliver Lansley and Matt King, directed by David Kerr, and starring Alan Davies as the executive chef at a country house hotel. BBC Two gave the go ahead for the show to go into production in August 2009 with the ...
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Miranda (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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