Movies and TV shows like Zoboomafoo

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Zoboomafoo (1999)
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Zoboomafoo (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
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: animals, animal, miniaturization, friendship, family, friends, pets, animal life, puppet, puppets, talking animals, brother brother relationship, shrinking, male protagonist, looking at the camera, talking to the camera, educational program, talking to the audience, lemur
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 captivating films and TV series with plots about family, friends, friendship, youth, disorder, animal life and pets mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Zoboomafoo: Bear in the Big Blue House (1997), Barney's Christmas Star (2002), Barney's Animal ABCs (2008), Barney & Friends (1992), Finn on the Fly (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bear in the Big Blue House (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: kids, toddlers
Plot: mouse, disorder, social relations, friends, imaginary, family, bear, puppet, puppetry, chroma key
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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, humorous, sentimental, feel good
Audience: toddlers, kids
Plot: friends, family, animal that acts human, tyrannosaurus rex, christmas, song, children
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, captivating, educational, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: friendship, youth, escapades, misfit, disorder, animal life, animal that acts human, friends, family, tyrannosaurus rex, kids and family, song
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, realistic, semi serious, clever, sitcom
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, school, survival, teenage life, bully, teaching the ways of the world, youth, breaking the fourth wall, student, talking to the camera, deal, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Barney & Friends (1992)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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
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Place: usa
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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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, friendship, mischievous children, pets, family, misfit, escapades, animal life, disorder, family relations, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
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Audience: family outing, preschoolers
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Wishbone (1995)
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: educational, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
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Genre: Family
Country: Mexico
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: educational, semi serious, feel good, humorous
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Beakman's World is an educational children's television show. The program is based on the Universal Press Syndicate syndicated comic strip You Can with Beakman and Jax created by Jok Church. The series premiered September 18, 1992 on The ...
Style: educational, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cousin Skeeter is an American children's television show, which ran on Nickelodeon from 1998 to 2001. It starred Robert Ri'chard as Bobby, a young boy whose life changed when his strange cousin Skeeter came to live with his family. With ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Crash & Bernstein is a live action television comedy with puppetry which premiered on October 8, 2012 on Disney XD. Created by Eric Friedman, the series centers around a 12-year-old son, among three sisters, who wishes to have a brother. His ...
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Country: Canada, USA
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
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Place: usa
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Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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The Jim Henson Hour (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
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Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Maya Dolittle (Kyla Pratt) is back in a heartwarming adventure of presidential proportions! Maya's dream of going to vet school is put on hold when she gets a call from the president of the United States. It seems the First Dog is out of ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: veterinarian, animals, danger, escapades, pets, save the day, silly humor, animal life, disorder, imaginary, race against time, heroic mission ...
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Animal Atlas (2004)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Animal Atlas is produced by Longneedle Entertainment, LLC, a subsidiary of Bellum Entertainment Group. Animal Atlas is a 30-minute educational wildlife show that "takes children on a tour of discovery, uncovering the secrets of how animals live ...
Style: educational, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: nature, animal life, jungle, wilderness, family, wildlife, zoo, conservation, planet, animal, children, pets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, africa
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the Night Garden is a magical place that exists between the waking and sleeping imagination of children close to the representation of a nursery rhyme.
Style: semi serious, contemplative, humorous, feel good, educational ...
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: getting along, imaginary, friends, friendship, imaginary kingdom, pre school, puppet, surrealism, reading, multiculturalism, toy comes to life, storyteller ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Incredible Crew (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Incredible Crew is an American sketch comedy television series, created by Nick Cannon for Cartoon Network. Cannon created the series in early 2012, and the series aired as a preview on December 31, 2012, while the series run premiered on January ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating, surreal
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: parody, teenage life, social relations, family, youth, prank, high school, high school life, hidden camera, music, teenager
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: sentimental, exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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How to Rock (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%