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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films and TV series with plots about family, friends, youth, friendship, family relations, disorder and teenage life mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Zoboomafoo: Barney's Christmas Star (2002), Finn on the Fly (2008), Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014), Barney's Animal ABCs (2008), Cool Dog (2010). 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: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: friends, family, children, animal that acts human, tyrannosaurus rex, christmas, song
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mad scientist, mischievous children, pets, family, experiment gone awry, friends, disorder, getting home, friendship, reincarnation, animal life, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide is an American live action sitcom on Nickelodeon that debuted in the Nickelodeon Sunday night TEENick scheduling block on September 12, 2004. The series' actual pilot episode aired on September 7, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, school, bully, teaching the ways of the world, teenager, teenage life, coming of age, youth, friends, best friends, buddies, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
100 Things to Do Before High School (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: With real life and teen drama awaiting her after 8th grade graduation, CJ Parker has only a short time left to make the most of her middle school years. Together with her two lifelong best friends Fenwick and Crispo, she is determined to get the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: friends, friendship, coming of age, school, middle school, youth, best friends, teachers and students, power relations, social relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: save the day, village, family, disorder, pets, friendship, village life, animal life, escapades, heroes, social relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, kids, toddlers
Plot: family, friendship, animal life, kids and family, song, escapades, misfit, youth, friends, disorder, tyrannosaurus rex, animal that acts human
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: on the road, best friends, pets, friendship, family, urban, disorder, friends, save the day, parents and children, animal life, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Naturally, Sadie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Naturally, Sadie is a Canadian comedy teen drama sitcom that ran for three seasons from June 24, 2005 to August 26, 2007. It was produced in Canada, set in Whitby, Ontario. Filmed in Toronto, Ontario, most of the show was shot inside a former ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, family, teenager, youth, social relations, friends, best friends, parents and children, siblings relations, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: not serious, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, heroes, imaginary, youth, family, friends, best friends, friendship, hospital, sitcom, teenager
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of a 10-year-old girl Dawn Haley whose sibling rivalry with her three brothers is heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, siblings relations, family, family life, youth, family relations, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, favoritism among siblings, child, sibling rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Alice, I Think (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Story: Alice, I Think was a Canadian television series based on the Susan Juby book of the same name. Fifteen-year-old Alice is a "hyper-critical, socially-retarded narcissist with mind-numbingly poor judgement," played by Carly McKillip. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: family outing, teen drama
Plot: dysfunctional family, hippie, eccentric family, small town, small town life, family, family relations, friends, social relations, friendship, family life, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: puppets, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, family, youth, friends, best friends, reading, personal safety, children, educational program
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Cousin Skeeter (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.1
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
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Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Incredible Crew (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Me and My Monsters (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Me and My Monsters the story of the Carlson family who have recently relocated from Australia to the UK to discover there are three out of control hilarious monsters living in their basement.
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: monster, puppets, friendship, family, family life, sitcom, youth, family relations, friends, disorder, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sigmund and the Sea Monsters was an American children's television series that ran from 1973 to 1975, produced by Sid and Marty Krofft and aired on Saturday mornings. There were 29 episodes spanning two seasons.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, uplifting
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, family life, family, small town, holiday, teenage life, youth, friends, disorder, mischievous children, parents and children, americana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog”, who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Jim Henson Hour (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The Jim Henson Hour is a short-lived television series that aired on NBC in 1989. It was developed as a showcase for The Jim Henson Company's various puppet creations, including the popular Muppet characters. Only nine of the twelve episodes ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: best friends, family, mischievous children, single parent, young heroes, crime gone awry, rescue, friendship, kidnapping, family life, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 608
Mortified (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Story: Mortified was an Australian children's television series, co-produced by the Australian Children's Television Foundation and Enjoy Entertainment for the Nine Network Australia, Disney Australia and the BBC. The series premiered on 30 June ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: coming of age, school, family, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends, obsession, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sonny with a Chance (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Sonny with a Chance is an American children's sitcom which aired on Disney Channel, created by Steve Marmel, that follows the experiences of teenager Sonny Munroe, portrayed by Demi Lovato, who becomes the newest accepted cast member of her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: teenage life, friendship, sitcom, teenager, hollywood, artists and showbiz, youth, friends, best friends, media, family, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sesame Street: 20 and Still Counting (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Bill Cosby takes us on the tour to Sesame Street as the show goes on it's 20th Anniversary. It had interviews of the cast and crews of the show and memories of the show. It also features a multi-language version of some classic Sesame Street ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppets, best friends, family, youth, friends, friendship, showbiz, artists and showbiz, personal safety, lifestyle, camera, children
Time: 80s
Place: sesame street, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Retrievers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the Lowry Family moves from New York to Placerville in California, a golden retriever comes to their house. The family starts to take care of her and the retriever, now named Pilot, has puppies. They give all of the puppies away, but later ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, nanny, family, youth, family relations, disorder, young heroes, parents and children, when the parents are away, friends, father son relationship, boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%