Movies and TV shows like The Odd Couple

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The Odd Couple (1970)
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The Odd Couple (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Odd Couple is a television situation comedy broadcast from September 24, 1970 to March 7, 1975 on ABC. It stars Tony Randall as Felix Unger and Jack Klugman as Oscar Madison, and was the first of several developed by Garry Marshall for Paramount Television. The show is based upon the play of the same name, which was written by Neil Simon. Felix and Oscar are two divorced men. Felix is neat and tidy while Oscar is sloppy and casual. They share a Manhattan apartment, and their different lifestyles inevitably lead to conflicts and laughs. In 1997, the episodes "Password" and "The Fat Farm" were ranked #5 and #58 on TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time. The show received three nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series. Its fourth season, from 1973–74, remains the most recent nominee for a show that aired during a Friday time slot.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, witty, not serious
Plot: odd couple, friendship, obsession, friends, freak, partners, love and romance, cult, human nature, urban, unlikely partners, slacker, lifestyle, buddies, city life, workplace, separated, screwball, divorce, roommate, friends who hate each other, scolding
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and not serious films and TV series with plots about friends, friendship, lifestyle, buddies, partners, couples and urban mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Odd Couple: Taxi (1978), Three's Company (1976), Archie Bunker's Place (1979), Sanford and Son (1972), Rhoda (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Taxi (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Louie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He tries to maintain order over a collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his “cage,” they form ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, talky ...
Plot: taxi driver, workplace, immigrants, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, city life, friendship, mechanic, stereotype, group of friends, stereotypes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Three's Company (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three's Company is an American sitcom that aired from March 15, 1977, to September 18, 1984, on ABC. It is based on the British sitcom, Man About the House. The story revolves around three single roommates: Janet Wood, Chrissy Snow and Jack ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, comedy of errors, farce, secretary, chef, roommate, platonic, sexual tension, mad, lust, friends, pretense ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, southern california, santa monica california, los angeles
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Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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
Plot: bar, partners, workplace, satire, friends, disorder, family relations, society, misfit partners, working class, workplace situations, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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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, workplace, single parent, partners, living with parents, odd couple, reluctant partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles
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Rhoda (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Rhoda is an American television sitcom, starring Valerie Harper, which aired 109 episodes over five seasons, from 1974 to 1978. The show was a spin-off of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, in which Harper between the years 1970 and 1974 had played the role ...
Style: sitcom, witty, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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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 ...
Plot: hospital, power relations, americana, workplace situations, couple relations, friendship, doctors and patients, friends, couples, society, partners, workplace ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Off Centre is an American sitcom that aired on The WB network from October 14, 2001 to October 31, 2002. Created by Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz, and Danny Zuker, the series was heavily promoted as "from the guys who brought you American Pie".
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: Allen Braddock and Marcus Jackson are two attorneys with very different views on the law. After getting fired from his father's prestigious firm for employing questionable tactics, Allen is forced to team up with Marcus, a self-made man always ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, captivating, light ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: How to Be a Gentleman, inspired by the book of the same name, is a comedy about the unlikely friendship between a traditional, refined writer and an unrefined personal trainer. Andrew Carlson (David Hornsby) is an etiquette columnist whose devotion ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Jeffersons is an American sitcom that was broadcast on CBS from January 18, 1975, through July 2, 1985, lasting 11 seasons and a total of 253 episodes. The show was produced by the T.A.T. Communications Company from 1975–1982 and by Embassy ...
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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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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: family outing
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Genre: Comedy
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 ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Broad City follows two women throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time.
Style: sitcom, not serious, talky, humorous, buddy comedy ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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Malcolm & Eddie (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, light ...
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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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: african american, workplace situations, workplace romance, urban, singleness, city life, best friends, workplace, love and romance, journal, friends, roommate ...
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The Odd Couple (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Felix Ungar has just broken up with his wife. Despondent, he goes to kill himself but is saved by his friend Oscar Madison. With nowhere else to go, Felix is urged by Oscar to move in with him, at least for a while. The only problem is that Felix is ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, suicide attempt, odd couple, poker game, screwball, cards, disorder, family problems, fish out of water, couple relations, urban, indoor ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
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Are You There, Chelsea? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Are You There, Chelsea? is an American sitcom created by Dottie Zicklin and Julie Ann Larson. It is based on Chelsea Handler's 2008 best-selling book Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea and aired from January 11 to March 28, 2012, on ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, workplace, best friends, bar, alcohol abuse, singleness, troublemaker, friends, twentysomething life, strong female presence, roommate, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Jay and Silent Bob Get Irish: The Swearing O' the Green (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: You may see one show, but you haven't senn them all! Following on from the amazingly successful JAY AND SILENT BOB TEA BAGGING IN THE UK, Fast-talking, foul mouthed Jay and his "hetero life partner' Silent Bob return with their second ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, talky ...
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Working Stiffs (1979)
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
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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The Exes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A sitcom about three divorced men sharing an apartment across the hall from their female divorce attorney, who is also their landlord.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100 Questions (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
TV show
Story: 100 Questions is an American situation comedy series which premiered on NBC on May 27, 2010. In May 2009 the network announced that the show would debut midseason in March 2010 on Tuesday nights at 9:30 pm, after NBC's coverage of the 2010 ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sincere, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: looking for love, romance, couples, couple relations, friends, dating, buddies, city life, introspection, friendship, bar, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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A Different World (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Different World is an American television sitcom which aired for six seasons on NBC. It is a spin-off series from The Cosby Show and originally centered on Denise Huxtable and the life of students at Hillman College, a fictional mixed but ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: college, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, friends, thirtysomething life, chef, workplace situations, friendship, teenage love, twentysomething life, student life, feminism ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa
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