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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, head of state, state affairs, boss and employee
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, family relations, state affairs, workplace situations, workplace, satire and boss and employee 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.
TV show
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, parody
Plot: chief of staff, government agency, undercover, special agents, disorder, campaign, head of state, state affairs, fish out of water, political conspiracy, politics, secret service ...
Time: 90s
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The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
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, cynical, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, politician, society, government official, political intrigue, workplace situations, political satire, stupidity, boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, 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: parody, sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: politics, satire, head of state, goofy hero, state affairs, couple relations, media, political leader, u.s. president, political satire, american politics, government ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, captivating, light ...
Plot: mayor, politics, political intrigue, boss and employee, workplace situations, media, campaign, staff, workplace romance, media satire, workplace, secretary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 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: elderly, family relations, aging, family life, parents and children, living with parents, comeback, african american, post office, black family, short lived
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, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, politics, parents and children, white house, family problems, head of state, couple relations, family relations, state affairs, silly humor, husband wife relationship, usa president ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Yes Minister (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set principally in the private office of a British Cabinet minister in the Department of Administrative Affairs in Whitehall, Yes Minister follows the ministerial career of The Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP, played by Paul Eddington. His various struggles to ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: satire, politics, government official, secretary, workplace situations, politician, british politics, minister, power relations, boss and employee, state affairs, dimwit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
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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, suspense, biting, cynical, talky ...
Plot: satire, politics, prime minister, british prime minister, government, state affairs, workplace, head of state, dishonesty, power relations, dimwit, staff ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
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Jenny (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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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.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 27 min.
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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: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: political satire, workplace, workplace situations, disorder, office, workplace humor, bureaucracy, satire, government agency, politics, incompetence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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Horrible Histories (2003)
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 ...
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Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: world war two, british history, politics, military, society, state affairs, rivalry, head of state, dishonesty, ancient, political intrigue, crime and punishment ...
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Phoenix Nights (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
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The Hughleys (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious
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Genre: Comedy
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bagdad Cafe is an American television sitcom starring Whoopi Goldberg and Jean Stapleton. The series premiered March 30, 1990 on CBS. The show is based on the 1987 Percy Adlon film Bagdad Cafe.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
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Time: 80s
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39%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Historical reenactments from A-list talent as told by inebriated storytellers. A unique take on the familiar and less familiar people and events from America’s great past as great moments in history are retold with unforgettable results.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens
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TV show
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37%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Neues aus der Anstalt is a political cabaret program on German television station ZDF, hosted by Urban Priol and Frank-Markus Barwasser, who replaced Georg Schramm. Broadcast monthly since 2007, it usually features three guest cabaret artists in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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36%
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Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Crumbs (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Crumbs is an American television sitcom starring Fred Savage and Jane Curtin that ran on ABC from January 12, 2006 to February 7, 2006. It also starred William Devane, Maggie Lawson and Eddie McClintock. The show's slogan is "The normal ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut
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35%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Eve is an American sitcom starring Eve, Jason Winston George, Ali Landry, Natalie Desselle-Reid, Brian Hooks and Sean Maguire. It aired on the UPN network from September 15, 2003 to May 11, 2006, with 66 episodes produced spanning 3 seasons. The ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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35%
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Maybe It's Me (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Maybe It's Me is an American television comedy series that aired on The WB Network. It first aired on October 5, 2001 and ended on May 3, 2002. The series was created and executive produced by Suzanne Martin, a former writer of Frasier and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom, offbeat
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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