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Scrubs (2001)
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Scrubs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, sincere, surreal, captivating, cynical, touching, semi serious, medical drama ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doctor, workplace romance, friendship, doctors and patients, mentor, workplace situations, hospital, love and romance, roommate, nurse, interracial relations, verbal byplay, workplace problem, medical student, friends, power relations, uptight character, medical, couples, workplace, buddies, couple relations, workplace humor, responsibility, rock ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, captivating and medical drama films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, doctors and patients, hospital, power relations, doctor and friendship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Scrubs: Interns (2010), Dr. Ken (2015), Emily Owens M.D. (2012), Cheers (1982), The Office (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Interns (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Medical sitcom Ivan Okhlobystin about doctors who still do not know how to treat, but know how to make people laugh. The main characters of the sitcom - four interns. They always get into stupid situations, and their leader Dr. Bykov pleasure of ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, obnoxious boss, health situation, workplace romance, doctors and patients, medicine, boss and employee, medical student, treatment, workplace problem, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia, europe
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Dr. Ken (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Ken is a brilliant physician with no bedside manner. He is always trying to be a good doctor, as well as a good husband and dad to his two kids. However, these good intentions have a way of driving everyone crazy at both work and at home. ...
Style: sitcom, sincere, captivating, humorous, touching
Plot: doctor, husband wife relationship, medical profession, workplace situations, parents and children, friends, hospital, friendship, doctors and patients, career, responsibility, love and romance ...
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100%
Emily Owens M.D. (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Emily Owens, M.D. is an American medical drama television series created by Jennie Snyder Urman. It was picked up by The CW on May 11, 2012, It premiered on The CW on October 16, 2012, and aired on Tuesdays at 9:00 pm Eastern/8:00 pm Central. On ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: doctor, medical, hospital, workplace, workplace romance, love and romance, intern, lifestyle, workplace situations, treatment, surgery, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
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48%
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Cheers (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Cheers is an American sitcom television series that ran for 11 seasons from 1982 to 1993. It was produced by Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions in association with Paramount Network Television for NBC and created by the team of James Burrows, Glen ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, feel good, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: womanizer, lifestyle, couple relations, looking for love, couples, sexism, opposites attract, workplace, workplace romance, unwanted pregnancy, drinking problem, financial problem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Office (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Office is a British sitcom television series that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is about the day-to-day lives of office ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: office, employer employee relationship, workplace, coworker, everyday life, boss, boss and employee, job, workplace problem, goofy hero, disorder, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Royal Pains (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A young E.R. doctor who, after being wrongly blamed for a patient's death, moves to the Hamptons and becomes the reluctant "doctor for hire" to the rich and famous. When the attractive administrator of the local hospital asks him to ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: doctors, doctor, doctors and patients, family relations, high society, physician, starting over, health situation, career, millionaire, mogul, flirting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Sirens (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sirens is a British comedy-drama about an ambulance service team broadcast on Channel 4. It was first screened on 27 June 2011. The series is based on the book Blood, Sweat & Tea by Brian Kellett. The series is filmed predominantly in Leeds ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: paramedic, doctors and patients, ambulance, friendship, boss, rescue, workplace situations, workplace, dark humor, coworker, power relations, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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100%
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ER (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Explores the inner workings of an urban teaching hospital and the critical issues faced by the dedicated physicians and staff of its overburdened emergency room.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: doctor, hospital, emergency room, female doctor, surgical operation, doctors and patients, workplace situations, workplace romance, interracial relations, surgery, nurse, intern ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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50%
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Getting On (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a geriatric extended care wing of a down-at-the-heels hospital, Getting On follows put-upon nurses, anxious doctors and administrators as they struggle with the darkly comic, brutally honest and quietly compassionate realities of caring for ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: hospital, retirement home life, friendship, workplace situations, workplace, aging, doctors and patients, patient, dark humor, elderly, nurse, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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43%
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Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors at Seattle’s Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace romance, patient, doctors and patients, workplace, medical student, surgeon, couple relations, coworker relationship, intern, nurse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Monday Mornings (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Monday Mornings was an American medical drama television series that ran on TNT from February 4 to April 8, 2013 and aired Mondays after Dallas. It is based on a novel of the same name by Sanjay Gupta. In May 2012, TNT placed a ten-episode order for ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, surgery, doctors and patients, patient, treatment, staff, intern, workplace situations, workplace, boss, medicine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, oregon
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41%
Private Practice (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Having left behind Seattle Grace Hospital, renowned surgeon Addison Forbes Montgomery moves to Los Angeles for sunnier weather and happier possibilities. She reunites with her friends from medical school, joining them at their chic, co-op, Oceanside ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: doctor, treatment, surgery, parenthood, friendship, psychiatrist, hospital, romance, workplace, workplace romance, doctors and patients, clinic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, santa monica california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Childrens Hospital (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Childrens Hospital is a satirical American comedy television series and web series that lampoons the medical drama genre, created by and starring actor/comedian Rob Corddry. The series began on the web on TheWB.com with ten episodes, roughly five ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, satire, workplace, treatment, doctors and patients, surgery, coworker, mishap, power relations, patient, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Mindy Project (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Obstetrician/gynecologist Mindy Lahiri tries to balance her personal and professional life, surrounded by quirky co-workers in a small medical practice in New York City.
Style: not serious, sitcom, sincere, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: workplace romance, stupidity, workplace situations, supportive friend, singleness, looking for love, thirtysomething life, career, flirting, social awkwardness, hospital, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Mercy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mercy is a medical drama which aired on NBC from September 23, 2009 to May 12, 2010. The series initially aired on Wednesday nights at 8/7c, as part of the 2009 fall season, but was pushed back to 9/8c in April. On October 23, 2009, Mercy was ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nurse, hospital, ex military, doctors and patients, workplace, friendship, friends, love triangle, coworker relationship, doctor, rookie, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Night Shift (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The stories of the men and women who work the overnight shift at San Antonio Memorial Hospital. They are an irreverent and special breed, particularly adrenaline junkie T.C. Callahan.
Style: realistic, tense, humorous, semi serious, medical drama
Plot: doctor, emergency room, hospital, lifesaver, surgery, doctors and patients, medical, workplace, coldhearted, patient, power relations, 911 ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, san antonio texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
St. Elsewhere (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: St. Elsewhere is an American medical drama television series that originally ran on NBC from October 26, 1982 to May 25, 1988. The series starred Ed Flanders, Norman Lloyd and William Daniels as teaching doctors at a lightly-regarded Boston hospital ...
Style: realistic, talky, serious, witty, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, dark humor, workplace, doctors and patients, power relations, intern, workplace situations, doctor, surgery, emergency room, realism, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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No Angels (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: No Angels is a critically acclaimed British television comedy drama series, produced by the independent production company World Productions for Channel 4, which ran for three series from 2004 to 2006. It was devised by Toby Whithouse.
Style: sexy, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: hospital, nurse, female friendship, couples, workplace romance, promiscuity, sexual relations, workplace, friendship, dating, doctor, treatment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Ground Floor (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Brody, a young hot-shot banker at Whitestone Trust, thought he was just having a one-night stand with Jennifer, a beautiful woman he met at a bar. But when he discovers that she works in maintenance for the building where he works, their worlds ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: office, workplace romance, boss, coincidence, love and romance, workplace situations, employer employee relationship, employment, romance, power relations, boss and employee, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Resident (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A tough, brilliant senior resident guides an idealistic young doctor through his first day, pulling back the curtain on what really happens, both good and bad, in modern-day medicine.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating, compassionate ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, doctor, medical, doctors and patients, emergency room, medical student, nurse, treatment, intern, surgery, workplace intrigue, doctors ...
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
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18%
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Holby City (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Drama series about life on the wards of Holby City Hospital, following the highs and lows of the staff and patients.
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, touching, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, intern, cure, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, rivalry, workplace romance, surgery, nurse, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, britain
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35%
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Becker (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Becker is a dedicated, outspoken and talented doctor with a gruff exterior. While he tends to offend those who try to get close to him, he is extremely dedicated to his medical practice in the Bronx, N.Y., where he always goes the extra mile to help ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, cynical, clever ...
Plot: diner, doctor, friendship, doctors and patients, boss and employee, antisocial behavior, city life, introspection, clinic, workplace situations, looking for love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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MDs (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Medicine could be a lucrative business if it weren't for all those sick people. So goes the motto of the mega-sized, mega-frugal HMO that runs Mission General Hospital in San Francisco, where two renegade doctors bend the rules and find the ...
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, medical drama
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace, workplace situations, doctors and patients, fighting the system, medicine, boss and employee, power relations, buddies, nurse, patient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Red Band Society (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Children and teenagers become friends in a hospital where they are all patients. Together they try to escape the sad reality to create their own world with their own codes , while the nursing staff do their best to bring them a little happiness ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: anorexia, teenage life, sick child, child cancer, friendship, hospital, teenager, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, friends, hopes, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
What About Joan? (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: What About Joan? is an ABC sitcom that aired in 2001 for 2 seasons. It starred Joan Cusack as Joan Gallagher, a Chicago schoolteacher and the comedy of her day-to-day life. It co-starred Kyle Chandler. It was produced by James L. Brooks, Richard ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Plot: friendship, teacher, high school, lifestyle, workplace romance, love and romance, workplace situations, workplace, teachers and students, high school teacher, strong female presence, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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35%
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After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: hospital, society, lifestyle, buddies, partners, workplace, power relations, couples, friends, americana, doctors and patients, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s
Place: missouri, usa
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34%
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Getting On (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Darkly comic series about life on a hospital ward and a nursing team who have to get on with the job despite challenges thrown up by the modern NHS.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: hospital, satire, elderly, nurse, friends, doctors and patients, workplace situations, friendship, dealing with death, workplace, aging, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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3 lbs (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: 3 lbs is a drama that aired on CBS from November 14 to 28, 2006, replacing the cancelled series Smith. The show itself was then canceled three weeks later due to poor ratings. The title refers to the fact that the average human brain weighs ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hospital, partners, reluctant partners, doctors and patients, power relations, workplace, doctor, neurosurgeon, friendship, rivalry, workplace situations, surgeon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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34%
Carol's Second Act (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: After raising her two children, getting divorced and retiring from teaching, Carol Chambers embarks on a unique second act: she’s going to become a doctor.
Style: sitcom, captivating, psychological, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: doctor, hospital, doctors and patients, mother daughter relationship, medicine, friendship, medical profession, workplace situations, health, cure, patient, female protagonist
Time: contemporary
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34%
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Offspring (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An exuberant drama set in Melbourne's Fitzroy, centering on Nina Proudman and her struggle to deal with her fabulously messy family, her hunt for a decent love life and her tendency to overthink and fly off into fantasy.
Style: sentimental, captivating, humorous, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: medical, hospital, workplace situations, doctor, workplace, doctors and patients, coworker relationship, workplace romance, career, love affair, ethics, workplace humor ...
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34%