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The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer (1998)
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The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer (1998)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer is an American sitcom that aired on UPN in 1998. Before it was even debuted, the series set off a storm of controversy because of a perceived light-hearted take on the issue of American slavery.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: american civil war, politics, political intrigue, boss and employee, head of state, state affairs
Time: 19th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, sitcom and semi serious films and TV series with plots about politics, workplace, state affairs, workplace situations, family relations, satire and power relations mostly in Comedy, History and Family genres. Some movies like The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer: DAG (2000), The Thick of It (2005), That's My Bush! (2001), Spin City (1996), The Royal Family (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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DAG (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: DAG is an American sitcom that aired from November 2000 to May 2001 on NBC. It was named after its star, David Alan Grier, who stars as United States Secret Service agent Jerome Daggett. Daggett's name, in turn, is a back-formation. The show ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 90s
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The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
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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: sitcom, semi serious, cynical, humorous, witty ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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That's My Bush! (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That's My Bush! is an American comedy television series that aired on Comedy Central from April 4 to May 23, 2001. Created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, best known for also creating South Park, the series centers on the fictitious personal ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parody, politics, satire, white house, head of state, goofy hero, couple relations, state affairs, media, political leader, political satire, u.s. president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Spin City (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spin City is a smart, sophisticated sitcom about the behind-the-scenes workings of City Hall in the biggest city in America. Workaholic Mike Flaherty is the Deputy Mayor of New York City, serving as Mayor Randall Winston's key strategist and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Plot: mayor, politics, campaign, staff, workplace situations, political intrigue, boss and employee, media, workplace, right hand man, secretary, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Royal Family (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Royal Family is an American sitcom starring Redd Foxx and Della Reese. The series was created and produced by Eddie Murphy, as part of a development deal Murphy had with CBS, and produced by Paramount Television, the television arm of Paramount ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family life, aging, family relations, elderly, parents and children, living with parents, comeback, post office, african american, short lived, black family
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, georgia
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1600 Penn (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: 1600 Penn is an American single camera television comedy series about a dysfunctional family living in the White House. The series stars Jenna Elfman, Bill Pullman and Josh Gad. Gad, along with Jason Winer and Jon Lovett jointly created the central ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, politics, parents and children, white house, couple relations, head of state, family problems, state affairs, family relations, silly humor, husband wife relationship, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, clever, humorous, witty, suspense ...
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Yes, Prime Minister (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: James Hacker MP the Government's bumbling minister for Administrative Affairs is propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. Could this have possibly have been managed by his trusted Permanent Private ...
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, suspense ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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Horrible Histories (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, History
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the best-selling children's books and liberally splattered with guts, blood and poo, a group of British comedians offer an anarchic and unconventional take on some of history's most gruesome and funny moments, with topics ...
Style: educational, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
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Jenny (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jenny is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from 1997 to 1998. The series was intended to be a star vehicle for Playboy Playmate Jenny McCarthy. It was rated TV-MA.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york
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Utopia (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
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Phoenix Nights (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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The Hughleys (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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Style: talky, humorous, realistic, mumblecore, absurd ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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TV show
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Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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37%
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Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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36%
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Crumbs (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Drexell's Class is an American sitcom aired by Fox as part of its 1991-92 lineup. The show was created by Andrew Nicholls and Darrell Vickers.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
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