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Zoboomafoo (1999)
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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: educational, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: miniaturization, friendship, family, friends, pets, animal life, puppets, brother brother relationship, shrinking, animal, male protagonist, looking at the camera, talking to the camera, educational program, talking to the audience
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and educational films and TV series with plots about family, friends, friendship, youth, disorder, animal life and best friends mostly in Family, Comedy and Musical genres. Some movies like Zoboomafoo: Barney's Christmas Star (2002), Finn on the Fly (2008), Barney & Friends (1992), Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014), Barney's Animal ABCs (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Barney's Christmas Star (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Tis the season to be jolly -- and to celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzzaa! After decorating the caboose puts Barney and his friends in the holiday spirit, they trim the Christmas tree in the snow-covered park. But something's missing -- ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous
Audience: toddlers, kids
Plot: family, friends, tyrannosaurus rex, animal that acts human, song, christmas, children
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 22 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, school, teenage life, survival, bully, teaching the ways of the world, youth, social relations, odd, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, deal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mad scientist, family, disorder, pets, getting home, friends, experiment gone awry, family relations, misfit, reincarnation, mischievous children, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Barney & Friends (1992)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Barney & Friends is an American children's television series aimed at children from ages 2 to 5. The series, which first aired on April 6, 1992, features the title character Barney, a purple anthropomorphic Tyrannosaurus rex who conveys ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, educational
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, family, family life, youth, best friends, young heroes, family relations, friends, misfit, dinosaur, imagination ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A heartwarming, quintessentially British adventure for all the family, PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE follows cheeky London stray dog, Pudsey, who is quite happy being a lone ranger, looking out for number one, until he meets siblings Molly (Izzy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: pets, friendship, save the day, friends, social relations, village life, heroes, escapades, animal life, family, disorder, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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100%
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, offbeat, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: friends, disorder, family, escapades, animal life, youth, friendship, misfit, kids and family, song, tyrannosaurus rex, animal that acts human
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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100%
Bailey's Billion$ (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet and savvy talking golden retriever, Bailey, is one doggone lucky pooch when his devoted owner, Constance Pennington, leaves him her entire billion-dollar fortune. Bailey is lucky, that is, until he becomes the target of an elaborately-designed ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sweet
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bear in the Big Blue House is a television program for adults and children produced for the Playhouse Disney channel by Mitchell Kriegman and The Jim Henson Company. It first aired in 1997. In 2004, The Jim Henson Company sold the Bear in the Big ...
Style: educational
Audience: toddlers, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sesame Street Mexico (1972)
Genre: Family
Country: Mexico
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Plaza Sésamo is an educational children's television series for preschoolers, which is the Spanish-language adaptation for Mexico and Latin America of Sesame Street. Both programs are pioneers of the contemporary educational television ...
Style: educational, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids
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Place: mexico, latin america, sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Audience: pre-teens, teen drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
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Style: humorous, educational, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: best friends, friendship, artists and showbiz, family, lifestyle, showbiz, youth, puppets, personal safety, friends, children, reminiscence ...
Time: 80s
Place: sesame street, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious
Audience: family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.2
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Alice, I Think (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
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Style: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, dog, adventure, friendship, young heroes, save the day, animal life, danger, pets, escapades, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: youth, social relations, high school, parody, teenage life, family, high school life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Hi-5 (2003)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Music
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A high-energy kids show full of song and dance and action starring 5 exciting (and ethnically-diverse) perfomers.
Style: educational
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, contemplative, educational
Audience: toddlers, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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How to Rock (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: How to Rock is an American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from February 4 to December 8, 2012. It stars Cymphonique Miller as Kacey Simon. The series is based on the 2011 book, How to Rock Braces and Glasses by Meg Haston published by Little, ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 2K
Art Attack (1990)
Genre: Family
Country: UK
Story: Art Attack is a British children's television series revolving around art. The original series was one of CITV's longest running programmes, running from 1990 to 2007, and was presented throughout by Neil Buchanan. The new series launched ...
Style: educational, humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: artist, painting, childhood, arts and culture, teaching the ways of the world, youth, family, artists and showbiz, british, talking to the camera, sketching, creativity ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 1K
Mighty Med (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mighty Med is a live-action comedy series starring popular Disney Channel stars Bradley Steven Perry and Jake Short, premieres as a special one-hour event, October 7 on Disney XD. The series is created by Jim Bernstein and Andy Schwartz, and is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, surreal, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: best friends, imaginary, superhero, friendship, youth, hospital, family, friends, teenager, super villain, heroes, odd ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, light, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.2
 3K
Wishbone (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, educational
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, literature, storytelling, imagination, adventurer, escapades, adventure, family, teenage life, animal life, make believe ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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