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The Rick Mercer Report (2004)
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The Rick Mercer Report (2004)
Original name: Rick Mercer Report
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A weekly helping of topical satire, funny takes on the week's top stories and Canada-wide adventures.
Style: humorous, witty, parody, suspense, realistic, talky, semi serious, biting, live comedy
Plot: politics, journalism, media satire, society, state affairs, celebrity culture, stand up comedian, social satire, celebrity, political satire, live performance, satire, joke, monologue, topical humor, media, cross country, journalist, comedian, impersonation, u.s. president, guest, entertainment, pop culture, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and parody films and TV series with plots about satire, joke, society, stand up comedian, comedian, actor playing himself and politics mostly in Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like The Rick Mercer Report: Royal Canadian Air Farce (1993), This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992), The Ron James Show (2009), Chocolate News (2008), Dead Ringers (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Royal Canadian Air Farce (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy sketch show focusing on Canadian events and affairs.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, parody ...
Plot: politics, journalism, state affairs, media, lifestyle, society, head of state, new year, media satire, celebrity culture, political satire, fake news report ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: This Hour Has 22 Minutes is a weekly Canadian television comedy that airs on CBC Television. Launched in 1993 during Canada's 35th general election, the show focuses on Canadian politics, combining news parody, sketch comedy and satirical ...
Style: parody, suspense, biting, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: canada
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The Ron James Show (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Ron James Show is a Canadian television comedy show, which debuted on CBC Television on September 25, 2009. Starring comedian Ron James, the show intersperses filmed and stage sketches with clips of James performing his stand-up routine. One of ...
Style: talky, cynical, biting, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: politics, satire, artists and showbiz, society, state affairs, topical humor, live performance, new year's eve, political satire, stand up comedian, monologue, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday is an American limited-run series broadcast on NBC. It is a political satire news show spin-off from Saturday Night Live, featuring that show's "Weekend Update" segment. It initially ran for ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, talky, clever ...
Plot: politics, satire, political satire, silly humor, state affairs, society, artists and showbiz, absurd humor, joke, celebrity, comedian, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Chocolate News (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chocolate News is a satirical news show hosted and head written by David Alan Grier with an emphasis on African American culture. The show aired on Wednesday nights at 10:30 PM on Comedy Central as a lead-in to their other news satire programs, The ...
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The Showbiz Show with David Spade (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Showbiz Show with David Spade was a weekly television program on Comedy Central that starred comedian David Spade. It is a comedic parody of celebrity news programs such as Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood. The show was developed from ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, parody
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Dead Ringers (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dead Ringers is a United Kingdom radio and television comedy impressions show broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and later BBC Two. The programme was devised by producer Bill Dare and developed with Jon Holmes, Andy Hurst and Simon Blackwell. It starred Jon ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Mind of Mencia (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mind of Mencia was an American television comedy series on the cable channel Comedy Central. Hosted by Carlos Mencia, it aired from 2005 to 2008.
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, parody, humorous ...
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Place: usa, mexico
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Comedy Now! (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Comedy Now! is a Canadian comedy television series which debuted in 1997 featuring the newest in Canadian comedic talent. The show has won numerous Gemini Awards as well as many international awards. It is broadcast in Canada on The Comedy Network ...
Style: parody, humorous, offbeat, live comedy
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Time: 90s
Place: canada
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Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Maher addresses contemporary political, social and cultural topics -- Iraq, President Bush and the so called Axis of Evil. The opinionated Maher said about Victory Begins at Home: "We've heard everything about the War on Terrorism except ...
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Dog Bites Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Dog Bites Man is a partially improvised comedy television show on Comedy Central that aired in summer 2006. It began airing on The Comedy Channel in Australia in June 2007. The series was produced by DreamWorks Television.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Best Week Ever (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Best Week Ever is a weekly television program on the United States cable/satellite network VH1. It started airing in 2004 and was put on hiatus in the summer of 2009. In January 2010, it was announced that the show was cancelled. On August 3, 2012, ...
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Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In front of a live audience at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Emmy-nominated host of Real Time with Bill Maher performs an all-new hour of stand-up comedy.  ...
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Tanner on Tanner (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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TV show
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Brass Eye (1997)
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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Country: USA
TV show
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Country: UK
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TV show
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TV show
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Country: Canada
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Duration: 90 min.
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Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
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