Movies and TV shows like Barbara 1995

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Barbara (1995)
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Barbara (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Barbara is a British sitcom starring Gwen Taylor in the title role. A pilot was broadcast in 1995, and three series were then televised from 1999 to 2003. It was made by Central Television, and filmed at their Lenton Lane studios in Nottingham in front of a live studio audience. The majority of location scenes for the series were filmed in various suburbs of Nottingham, including Mapperley and West Bridgford, with other scenes filmed around Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Despite winning awards and respectable viewing figures, it was axed by ITV in 2003.
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, situational comedy
Plot: family relations, couple relations, family life, suburbs, perversion, society, couples, suburban life, eccentric family, workplace situations, family, male female relationship, surgery, journalism, doctor, british, receptionist, husband wife relationship, english, british humour, farce
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england

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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 family relations, family life, parents and children, couples, family, couple relations and eccentric family mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Barbara: Only Fools and Horses.... (1981), 2point4 Children (1991), The Royle Family (1998), The Hughleys (1998), Still Open All Hours (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: working class, family relations, black market, cons and scams, eccentric family, disorder, veteran, siblings relations, dishonesty, hopes, partners, scam ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe
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2point4 Children (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: 2point4 children is a 1990s British sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porter family; an average family that is persistently faced with surreal situations and sheer bad luck. The show was originally ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, siblings relations, family life, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, british humour, parenthood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england
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The Royle Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: British comedy series focusing on the lives of a working-class family in Manchester who love the TV.
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, family relations, slacker, eccentric family, parents and children, couple relations, siblings relations, family life, oldtimer, temperamental, grandparent and grandchild, living with parents ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: northern england, manchester, england, europe
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The Hughleys (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Hughleys is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 22, 1998 to April 28, 2000 and on the UPN network from September 11, 2000 to May 20, 2002. It starred comedian D. L. Hughley as the main character, Darryl Hughley, and Elise Neal as ...
Style: sitcom, offbeat, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, society, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, salesman, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, friend, stand up comedian, comedian, african american ...
Time: 90s
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Still Open All Hours (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Still Open All Hours is a sitcom set in a grocer's shop. It is a sequel to the series Open All Hours, written by original series writer Roy Clarke and featuring several of the permanent cast members of the original series
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: store, family relations, workplace situations, workplace, parents and children, british humour, family business, friendship, grocery store, salesman, photograph, customer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC. Centred on the life of eccentric, social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket, the sitcom follows her obsessive and determined attempts to impress in middle class ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: snob, family relations, eccentric family, social differences, siblings relations, working class, lifestyle, society, ambition, blind ambition, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe
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The Parent 'Hood (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Parent 'Hood is an American sitcom that aired on The WB airing from January 18, 1995 to July 25, 1999. The series starred Robert Townsend and Suzzanne Douglas. Originally to have been titled Father Knows Nothing, the series was one of the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, suburban life, mischievous children, buddies, society, single parent, young heroes, lifestyle, babies and infants, youth, family problems, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
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Desmond's (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Desmond's was a British television situation comedy broadcast by Channel 4 from 1989 to 1994. With 71 episodes, Desmond's became Channel 4's longest-running sitcom. The first series was shot in 1988, with the first episode broadcast ...
Style: sitcom, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: working class, barbershop, nagging and grouching, family business, couples, social differences, social relations, beauty salon, immigrants, friends, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: london, england
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All of Us (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: All of Us is an American sitcom that premiered on the now-defunct UPN network in the United States on September 16, 2003, where it aired for its first three seasons. On October 1, 2006, the show moved to The CW, a new network formed by the merger of ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, divorce, reporter, family life, parents and children, buddies, couple relations, couples, friends, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Married to the Kellys (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: New York writer Tom grew up an only child and is a loner by nature. He's a man who takes pride in refusing to learn the names of his neighbors. But his life is destined for change when he marries Susan, a gregarious social butterfly from the ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, eccentric family, fish out of water, couples, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, suburbs, friendship, moving, indoor, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Big Family (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Grande Família is a Brazilian television comedy, and is one of the most watched primetime shows. The show airs on the Globo Network, and tells the story of a typical lower middle-class family living in a suburb neighborhood of Rio de ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, absurd
Plot: family relations, family life, eccentric family, parents and children, couple relations, siblings relations, couples, silly humor, dysfunctional family, brazilian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
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59%
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is a BBC situation comedy, written by Raymond Allen and starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. It was first broadcast in 1973 and ran for three series, ending in 1978. The series follows the accident-prone ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: job seeking, nothing goes right, goofy hero, workplace, misfit, comedy of errors, workplace situations, couple relations, couples, disorder, family relations, supportive spouse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
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On Our Own (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: On Our Own is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 13, 1994 until April 14, 1995. The series stars Ralph Louis Harris and six real life siblings: Jazz, Jocqui, Jake, Jojo, Jurnee, and Jussie Smollett. The series was created and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 90s
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Mama's Family (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Thelma Harper and her spinster sister Fran open their home to Thelma's recently divorced son Vinton and his teenage son and daughter. It's quite an adjustment for everyone, especially the cranky, argumentative Thelma.
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, couples, adult virgin, friends, family life, teenage life, parents and children, strong female presence, family, grandmother grandson relationship ...
Time: 80s
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Grandma's House (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grandma's House is a sitcom television series broadcast on BBC Two. Written by Simon Amstell and long term collaborator Dan Swimer, the series stars Simon Amstell playing a version of himself: an ex-television presenter searching for meaning in ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
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Cosby (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cosby is an American situation comedy television series broadcast on CBS from September 16, 1996 to April 28, 2000, loosely based on the British sitcom One Foot in the Grave. The program stars Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashād, who previously worked ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: elderly, indoor, retiring, couples, family relations, family, aging, lifestyle, unemployment, family life, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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¡Rob! (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rob is an American comedy television series that premiered on CBS on January 12, 2012, at 8:30 pm as a midseason replacement for Rules of Engagement, and ended on March 1, 2012. The series stars Rob Schneider alongside Cheech Marin, Claudia Bassols, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: newlyweds, meet the parents, eccentric family, couples, family, society, couple relations, disorder, culture clash, family relations, silly humor, mexican american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Friday Night Dinner (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Two siblings share their Friday night dinners at their parents home and, somehow, something always goes wrong.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, nostalgic
Plot: family relations, family dinner, eccentric family, parents and children, comedy of errors, disorder, middle aged, marriage, social awkwardness, couple relations, family gatherings, grandparent and grandchild ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, europe
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Desparate Parents (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Mockumentary about the conservative Lepic family and their neighbors the liberal Boulay family, who are good friends. Their biggest point of contention is how they educate their children.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, sitcom
Plot: eccentric family, family life, couples, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, best friends, opposites attract, conservative, neighbor, liberal, best friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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227 (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 227 is an American situation comedy that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, until May 6, 1990. The series stars Marla Gibbs as a sharp-tongued, inner-city resident gossip and housewife, Mary Jenkins. It was produced by Embassy ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, neighbor, eccentric family, couples, social relations, friends, lifestyle, society, best friends, family, workplace, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Upper Middle Bogan (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the stories of two families living at opposite ends of the freeway. Bess Denyar is a doctor with a posh mother, Margaret, an architect husband, Danny Bright, and twin 13-year-olds at a private school, Oscar and Edwina. When Bess finds out ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, social differences, disorder, family life, parents and children, couples, couple relations, architect, siblings relations, white trash, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Goodness Gracious Me (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Goodness Gracious Me is a BBC English language sketch comedy show originally aired on BBC Radio 4 from 1996 to 1998 and later televised on BBC Two from 1998 to 2001. The ensemble cast were four British Indian actors, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, british asian, ethnic, disorder, family relations, society, immigrants, family life, eccentric family, suburban life, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: punjab, england, europe, india
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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, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, family life, aging, parents and children, elderly, living with parents, comeback, african american, short lived, post office, black family
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, georgia
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52%
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Yes, Dear (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about two young couples and their outrageously contrasting views on parenting. Greg and Kim Warner struggle on a daily basis to become perfect at the job. Kim is a neurotic, stay-at-home mother, and although her husband, Greg, is a success ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, entertaining ...
Plot: family life, couples, housewife, parents and children, parenting, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, irresponsible, family, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Hank (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hank is a comedy television series which ran on ABC from September 30, 2009, to November 4, 2009. The series was created by Tucker Cawley and is about a Wall Street executive who loses his job and reconnects with his small-town family. Hank ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: small town, family relations, starting over, family life, society, eccentric family, parents and children, unemployment, stock broker, small town life, husband wife relationship, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: virginia, usa
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Citizen Khan (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Family-based sitcom set in the capital of British Pakistan - Sparkhill, Birmingham. Citizen Khan follows the trials and tribulations of loud-mouthed, tight-fisted, self-appointed community leader Mr Khan and his long suffering family, wife Mrs Khan ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: muslim, family life, family relations, society, parents and children, satire, ethnic, immigrants, social relations, indoor, family, sports fan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Out of Practice (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Out of Practice is an American situation comedy that was produced by Paramount Network Television and originally broadcast on sister company CBS from September 19, 2005 to March 29, 2006. With producers Joe Keenan and Christopher Lloyd at the helm, ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family, couple relations, power relations, doctors and patients, therapy, siblings relations, doctor, family disapproval, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Life of Riley (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Life of Riley is a British comedy television series, shown on BBC One and BBC HD. The show stars Caroline Quentin and Neil Dudgeon, who are recently married, and is set around their dysfunctional family. The show also features the couple's four ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, family life, couple relations, couples, marriage, husband wife relationship, baby, children, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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All-American Girl (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: All-American Girl is a 1994 ABC situation comedy starring Margaret Cho and featuring Jodi Long, Clyde Kusatsu, Amy Hill, B.D. Wong, and J.B. Quon as her Korean-American family. It is the second American sitcom centered on a person of Asian descent, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: immigrants, disorder, family problems, culture clash, dysfunctional family, workplace situations, family life, society, lifestyle, misfit, family relations, comedienne ...
Time: 90s
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Saxondale (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Steve Coogan plays Tommy Saxondale: an ex-roadie with anger management issues and a pest-control business. Tommy is a little arrogant, a little egotistical and feels the world owes him more respect than it typically shows him. He has an assistant ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: suburbs, midlife crisis, workplace, self involved, dull life, unsuccessful, workplace situations, middle class, ex husband ex wife relationship, british humour, unfulfillment, disgruntled ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, europe
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