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Zoboomafoo (1999)
 7.5
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Zoboomafoo (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Zoboomafoo is an American children's television series that aired from January 25, 1999, to April 28, 2001, and is still shown today in syndication depending on the area, and it is regularly shown on PBS Kids Sprout. A total of 65 episodes were aired. A creation of the Kratt Brothers, it features a talking Coquerel's Sifaka, a type of lemur, named Zoboomafoo, or Zoboo for short, and a collection of repeat animal guests. Every episode begins with the Kratt brothers in "Animal Junction", a peculiar place in which the rules of nature change and wild animals come to visit and play. After January 16, 2004, the show was pulled from its weekday airing on most PBS stations, though some continue to air the show.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: friendship, family, friends, pets, animal life, puppets, shrinking, brother brother relationship, animal, male protagonist, looking at the camera, talking to the camera, talking to the audience, miniaturization, educational program
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Barney's Christmas Star (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious
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Plot: friends, family, christmas, song, animal that acts human, tyrannosaurus rex, children
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 22 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Finn on the Fly (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: FINN ON THE FLY is a madcap comedy filled with wild chases, mistaken identity and young romance.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mad scientist, family, mischievous children, escapades, experiment gone awry, getting home, friends, family relations, reincarnation, pets, animal life, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Barney's Animal ABCs (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Barney and his friends are playing a game and finding an animal for each letter of the alphabet, and everyone is excited to give it a try.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, toddlers, kids
Plot: misfit, friendship, escapades, family, friends, disorder, animal life, youth, kids and family, song, animal that acts human, tyrannosaurus rex
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
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 5.1
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Country: Canada
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Family
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.9
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Genre: Comedy, Family
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Duration: 89 min.
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Audience: family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 16K
Lizzie McGuire (2001)
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Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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