Movies and TV shows like MADtv

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MADtv (1995)
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MADtv (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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 Saturday nights on Fox, and was in syndication on Comedy Central. In Australia the show screens on satellite and cable TV channel The Comedy Channel and in late-night timeslots on free-to-air broadcaster the Nine Network and its affiliates.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, feel good, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: comedian, guest, live performance, musician, singer, artists and showbiz, performance, celebrity culture, cross dressing, actor, celebrity, television, interview, pop culture, musical number, farce, media, disorder, impersonating, weekend, media satire, politically correct, silly humor, rap, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, parody and realistic films and TV series with plots about comedian, joke, satire, social satire, actor playing himself, stand up comedian and absurdism mostly in Comedy, Music and Family genres. Some movies like MADtv: Saturday Night Live (1975), Chappelle's Show (2003), Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995), In Living Color (1990), Chocolate News (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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. ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, talky, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: singer, musician, politics, performance, comedian, actor, cross dressing, celebrity culture, friends, workplace, artists and showbiz, adult humor ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, 80s, 70s ...
Place: usa, new york, america
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Chappelle's Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: witty, humorous, not serious, live comedy, cynical ...
Plot: marijuana, comedian, racism, dark humor, african american, guest, interracial relations, hip hop, impersonating, media, artists and showbiz, social problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
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: parody, not serious, surreal, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedian, satire, disorder, mishap, media, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, partners, performer's life, workplace, lifestyle, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, paris france
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Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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: parody, not serious, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, political satire, silly humor, artists and showbiz, society, state affairs, absurd humor, guest, entertainment, absurdism, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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In Living Color (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: comedian, interracial relations, african american, disorder, social differences, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, gays and lesbians, media, workplace situations, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles
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Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Aziz Ansari presents his highly anticipated debut hour long stand-up special. The critically acclaimed stand-up and actor (Parks and Recreation, Funny People) discusses topics ranging from sheets with fraudulent thread counts to the chubbiness of ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Plot: satire, performer's life, religions or cults, ethnic humor, entertainment, absurd humor, television, comedian, celebrity, pop culture, actor playing himself, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Chocolate News (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: parody, not serious, humorous, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: satire, society, comedian, social satire, pop culture, journalist, fake news report, absurd humor, media, media satire, hip hop culture, current affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Kroll Show (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: parody, humorous, live comedy, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: silly humor, comedian, live performance, impersonation, pop culture, social satire, absurd humor, joke, lifestyle, basketball, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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34%
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The Showbiz Show with David Spade (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, parody
Plot: showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, media, artists and showbiz, celebrity guests, magazine, live audience, topical humor, current affairs, stand up comedian, pop culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
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: parody, not serious, surreal, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, prank, workplace, media, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, media satire, partners, goofy hero, dancing, tv, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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All That (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, realistic, not serious, parody
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: lifestyle, media, artists and showbiz, music, singer, guest, musician, star, comedian, performance, celebrity culture, cross dressing ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Best Week Ever (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Best Week Ever is a weekly television program on the United States cable/satellite network VH1. It started airing in 2004 and was put on hiatus in the summer of 2009. In January 2010, it was announced that the show was cancelled. On August 3, 2012, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, cynical, witty, clever ...
Plot: comedian, celebrity, celebrity culture, celebrity guests, social satire, topical humor, musician, monologue, joke, pop culture, studio, radio dj ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
TV show
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: parody, semi serious, realistic, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, politics, tv show, celebrity culture, media, artists and showbiz, society, state affairs, cult, media satire, actor playing himself, current affairs ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: canada
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The Birthday Boys (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: "The Birthday Boys" is a scripted original sketch comedy, executive produced by Bob Odenkirk ("Breaking Bad", "Mr. Show") and Ben Stiller ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", "Zoolander"). The series ...
Style: surreal, not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, disorder, goofy hero, absurdism, comedian, stupidity, comedy team, irreverence, joke, surrealism, silly humor, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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CollegeHumor Originals (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Funny sketches with crude, adult, and undeniably hilarious comedy.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, parody, light ...
Plot: silly humor, disorder, workplace situations, computers and web, boss, workplace, social satire, joke, comedian, stand up comedian, satire, pop culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Richard Pryor Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: witty, humorous, biting, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: satire, variety show, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, society, performer's life, lifestyle, media, disorder, actor playing himself, actress playing multiple roles, musical number ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mind of Mencia (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mind of Mencia was an American television comedy series on the cable channel Comedy Central. Hosted by Carlos Mencia, it aired from 2005 to 2008.
Style: witty, not serious, realistic, live comedy, parody ...
Plot: performer's life, disorder, society, celebrity culture, couples, social relations, stand up comedian, mexican, interracial relations, stereotypes, actor playing himself, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Comedian and actor, Kevin Hart teams up with BET Networks to bring viewers one of the funniest shows on television "Real Husbands of Hollywood". The semi-scripted series is the fakest reality show ever following these men of Hollywood ...
Style: parody, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: hollywood, actor, actor's life, comedian, celebrity culture, backstage, showbiz, guest, buddies, lifestyle, african american, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Pretend Time (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Nick Swardson's Pretend Time was a TV sketch comedy show created by and starring comedian and actor Nick Swardson. The show premiered on Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at 10 p.m. EST on Comedy Central and ran for two seasons, with the final ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, goofy hero, silly humor, disorder, androids and robots, vulgarity, sexual humor, absurd humor, absurdism, toilet humor, stand up comedian, joke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Whitest Kids U'Know (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: The Whitest Kids U' Know is an American sketch comedy troupe and television program of the same name. The group consists of Trevor Moore, Zach Cregger, Sam Brown, Timmy Williams and Darren Trumeter, though other actors occasionally appear in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, feel good, light ...
Plot: disorder, stereotypes, absurd humor, family relations, children, teenager, workplace, job, employment, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, american history ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Rick Mercer Report (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A weekly helping of topical satire, funny takes on the week's top stories and Canada-wide adventures.
Style: humorous, witty, live comedy, parody, talky ...
Plot: journalism, politics, media satire, state affairs, society, celebrity culture, social satire, stand up comedian, live performance, political satire, celebrity, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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The Big Gay Sketch Show (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A sketch-comedy series featuring a cast of up-and-coming comics performing live skits, musical numbers and political satire.
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: satire, artists and showbiz, politics, celebrity culture, gender bending, gays and lesbians, social satire, political satire, live performance, joke, gender, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Clark and Michael (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Clark and Michael is a CBS Internet television series created by and starring Clark Duke and Michael Cera. The series takes the form of a mockumentary following Duke and Cera's ambitions to write and sell a pilot for a television series.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, producer, comedian, tv show, partners, ambition, showbiz, artists and showbiz, naivete, team, social satire, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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25%
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The State (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: parody, surreal, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Human Giant (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Human Giant is a sketch comedy show on MTV, starring writer/performers Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer and directed primarily by Jason Woliner. The show ran for two seasons. In interviews, the group has mentioned that they were offered a third ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, odd, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedian, stupidity, disorder, friends, mishap, buddies, silly humor, chaos and mayhem, dark humor, agent, joke, irreverence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, america
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The Chris Gethard Show (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Chris Gethard hosts a panel of comedians and weirdos who participate in weird games, take calls from listeners, and generally put on a bizarre weekly spectacle.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, clever, interactive ...
Plot: talk show, silly humor, improv, absurd humor, comedian, live performance, absurdism, guest, joke, actor playing himself, stand up comedian, theater ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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24%
Upright Citizens Brigade: Asssscat (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: On the heels of their enormously popular TV show, the Upright Citizens Brigade (Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh) bring you Asssscat - an unparalleled improv comedy juggernaut. Beginning with a suggestion from the audience, a guest ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, clever, parody ...
Plot: improv, satire, silly humor, artists and showbiz, disorder, live performance, comedian, stand up comedian, joke, absurd humor, social satire, live audience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Demo Reel (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Antics from a film crew as they attempt to remake movies, claiming that they can make them better.
Style: not serious, realistic, parody, humorous
Plot: artists and showbiz, media, filmmaking, silly humor, stupidity, film within a film, backstage, immaturity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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New York Stand-Up Show (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Chicks dig a British accent so either learn from the real deal or prepare to swoon when the Daily Show's John Oliver headlines his own series featuring wildly original stand-up sets from the likes of Eugene Mirman and Brian Posehn. Cheerio, ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Plot: lifestyle, artists and showbiz, performer's life, disorder, showbiz, introspection, liberal, profanity, culture clash, theater, comedian, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Ben Stiller Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 306 min.
TV show
Story: The Ben Stiller Show is the name of two sketch comedy television shows that aired on MTV from 1990 to 1991, and then on Fox from September 1992 to January 1993. The Fox show stars Ben Stiller, Andy Dick, Janeane Garofalo and Bob Odenkirk. Character ...
Style: parody, alternative comedy
Plot: disorder, media, backstage, stereotypes, family relations, radio broadcasting, pop culture, celebrity impersonation, actor, monologue, talking to the camera, celebrity guests ...
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