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That '80s Show (2002)
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That '80s Show (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That '80s Show is an American sitcom that aired from January through May 2002. Despite having a similar name, show structure, and many of the same writers and production staff, it is not considered a direct spin-off of the more successful That '70s Show. The characters and storylines from both shows never crossed paths. It was a separate decade-based show created because of That '70s Show's popularity at the time. The show was set in 1984 and revolved around the lives of a group of friends living in San Diego, California. It debuted January 23, 2002, and the final episode aired May 29, 2002. Its regular time slot was on Wednesday nights at 8:00/7:00 Central on the Fox Network, although a few shows were aired on different nights. Its main time slot competitors were ABC's My Wife and Kids, CBS's 60 Minutes II, and NBC's Ed. All 13 episodes, which were filmed at CBS Studio Center, aired at least once.
Style: sitcom, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, retro
Audience: teens
Plot: materialism, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, buddies, clubbing, friends, singleness, couples, americana, musician's life, workplace, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, workplace situations, young adult, punk, car salesman, bar, music store, television flop, short lived, record store
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sitcom, realistic and semi serious films and TV series with plots about lifestyle, friends, couples, love and romance, workplace, friendship and buddies mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like That '80s Show: A Different World (1987), Traffic Light (2011), Glory Daze (2010), Inside Schwartz (2001), That Girl (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Different World (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Different World is an American television sitcom which aired for six seasons on NBC. It is a spin-off series from The Cosby Show and originally centered on Denise Huxtable and the life of students at Hillman College, a fictional mixed but ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, feel good, witty ...
Plot: college, college life, student life, twentysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage love, workplace situations, friendship, feminism, society, workplace, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: usa
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Traffic Light (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Traffic Light is an American comedy television series that ran on Fox from February 8, 2011 to May 31, 2011. It is based on the Israeli TV show Ramzor, and was adapted to an American audience by Bob Fisher. The series aired Tuesdays at 9:30 pm ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, battle of the sexes, up and down relationship, friendship, buddies, couple relations, love and romance, supportive friend, thirtysomething life, singleness, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Glory Daze (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Glory Daze is an American comedy-drama television series. The one-hour series revolves around a group of college freshmen who pledge a fraternity in 1986. The series aired from November 16, 2010, to January 18, 2011 on TBS. On February 24, 2011, ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, suspenseful, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, young adult, buddies, student life, social relations, friends, youth, teenage life, college life, father son relationship, student, party ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: wisconsin, usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Inside Schwartz (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Inside Schwartz is an American sitcom starring Breckin Meyer as the titular character. The show was produced by 20th Century Fox Television and National Broadcasting Company and first aired on NBC on Thursday Night at 8:30 EST.
Style: humorous, sitcom, not serious, light, feel good
Plot: lifestyle, breakup, friends, love and romance, friendship, couple relations, journalism, twentysomething life, buddies, parents and children, couples, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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That Girl (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That Girl is an American sitcom that ran on ABC from 1966 to 1971. It stars Marlo Thomas as the title character Ann Marie, an aspiring actress, who moves from her hometown of Brewster, New York to try to make it big in New York City. Ann has to take ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: lifestyle, workplace, love and romance, media, actor's life, tv show, workplace situations, couples, power relations, artists and showbiz, performer's life, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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73%
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After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: AfterMASH is an American situation comedy that aired on CBS from September 26, 1983, to December 11, 1984. A spin-off of the series M*A*S*H, the show takes place immediately following the end of the Korean War and chronicles the adventures of three ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: hospital, society, lifestyle, buddies, partners, workplace, power relations, couples, friends, americana, doctors and patients, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Designing Women (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Designing Women is an American television sitcom that centered on the working and personal lives of four Southern women and one man in an interior design firm in Atlanta, Georgia. It aired on the CBS television network from September 29, 1986 until ...
Style: sitcom, sexy, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, feminism, thirtysomething life, battle of the sexes, workplace situations, workplace, single parent, boss and employee, couples, social relations, friends ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta, atlanta georgia
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Half & Half (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Half & Half is an American sitcom that aired on UPN from September 23, 2002, to May 15, 2006. The show focuses on the lives of two paternal half-sisters in their twenties who were estranged throughout their childhood, and are finally developing ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, looking for love, couples, love and romance, culture clash, initially antagonists, singleness, sister sister relationship, strong female presence, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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The Mind of the Married Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Mind of the Married Man is a television series that ran on the HBO network for two seasons consisting of twenty episodes between September 2001 and November 2002. The story attempts to focus on the challenges of modern-day married life from a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom, sexy ...
Plot: fall in love, battle of the sexes, up and down relationship, introspection, lifestyle, couples, coping, midlife crisis, friendship, sexual relations, gender, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Off Centre (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Off Centre is an American sitcom that aired on The WB network from October 14, 2001 to October 31, 2002. Created by Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz, and Danny Zuker, the series was heavily promoted as "from the guys who brought you American Pie".
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: lifestyle, youth, buddies, womanizer, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship between men, hip hop culture, friends, model, city life, couples, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Kate & Allie (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kate & Allie is an American television situation comedy which ran from March 19, 1984, to May 22, 1989. Kate & Allie first aired on CBS as a midseason replacement series and only six episodes were initially commissioned, but the favorable ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: friendship, single parent, family relations, single mother, female friendship, feminism, workplace situations, skyscraper, teenage life, singleness, city life, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Us & Them (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: For the past six months, New York pharmaceutical copywriter Gavin and Pennsylvania-based printing press employee Stacey have been flirting online and finally agree to meet... with their best friends in tow for double-date safety. Stacey's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: couples, love and romance, couple relations, friends, parents and children, family relations, romance, family life, best friends, buddies, twentysomething life, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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We Are Men (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: We Are Men is about four single guys living in a short-term apartment complex who unexpectedly find camaraderie over their many missteps in love.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, manhood, silly humor, couples, buddies, singleness, twentysomething life, lifestyle, social relations, friendship between men, camaraderie, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Three's Company (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three's Company is an American sitcom that aired from March 15, 1977, to September 18, 1984, on ABC. It is based on the British sitcom, Man About the House. The story revolves around three single roommates: Janet Wood, Chrissy Snow and Jack ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, comedy of errors, farce, secretary, chef, roommate, twentysomething life, singleness, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, hidden identity, friends ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, southern california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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One Day at a Time (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: One Day at a Time is an American situation comedy that aired on the CBS network from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984. It starred Bonnie Franklin as Ann Romano, a divorced mother who moves to Indianapolis with her two teenage daughters Julie ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: starting over, love and romance, family relations, teenage life, family life, parents and children, single parent, best friends, workplace, couples, thirtysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bosom Buddies (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bosom Buddies is an American sitcom starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari created by Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller and Chris Thompson. It ran from 1980 to 1982 on ABC and in reruns in the summer of 1984 on NBC. The show features the ...
Style: buddy comedy, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, hotel, showbiz, friendship, physical appearance, workplace romance, couples, love and romance, buddies, performer's life, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Whitney (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whitney is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 22, 2011 to March 27, 2013. The series originally aired in the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm Thursday night timeslot. The show stars Whitney Cummings and is based on her real-life experience and her ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, couples, romance, couple relations, love and romance, verbal byplay, strong female presence, twentysomething life, relationships, female protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Are You There, Chelsea? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Are You There, Chelsea? is an American sitcom created by Dottie Zicklin and Julie Ann Larson. It is based on Chelsea Handler's 2008 best-selling book Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea and aired from January 11 to March 28, 2012, on ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, workplace, best friends, friends, singleness, alcohol abuse, twentysomething life, strong female presence, roommate, workplace humor, troublemaker, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Mr. Robinson (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Centers on a rough-edged musician Craig, who's adjusting to his new life as a music teacher in a big-city middle school where he encounters teacher politics and the temptations of single moms.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: school, teachers and students, musician's life, workplace, youth, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, teenage life, middle school, music teacher, power relations, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Bucket and Skinner are best friends trying to navigate the minefield of high school politics, while surfing everyday and living the California dream.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family, high school life, lifestyle, buddies, mischievous children, siblings relations, youth, teenage life, beach, disorder, family relations, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fanciful series about an aspiring writer who imagines alternative life scenarios while working for a big company.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: writer's life, best friends, lifestyle, workplace, workplace situations, love and romance, dull life, boss and employee, office, supportive coworker, singleness, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
What I Like About You (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Valerie Tyler is a 28-year-old organization freak who loves her 16-year-old sister Holly. Even if Holly is rambunctious. Spontaneous. Impulsive. Disconcerting. And definitely disorganized. Then Holly moves in with Val, and the sisters discover they ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, witty, light ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, looking for love, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, first love, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, sibling relationship, roommate, sister sister relationship, friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
What About Joan? (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: What About Joan? is an ABC sitcom that aired in 2001 for 2 seasons. It starred Joan Cusack as Joan Gallagher, a Chicago schoolteacher and the comedy of her day-to-day life. It co-starred Kyle Chandler. It was produced by James L. Brooks, Richard ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Plot: friendship, teacher, high school, lifestyle, workplace romance, love and romance, workplace situations, workplace, teachers and students, high school teacher, strong female presence, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Parkers (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: The Parkers is an American sitcom that aired on UPN from August 30, 1999, to May 10, 2004. A spin-off of UPN's Moesha, The Parkers features the mother-daughter team of Nikki and Kim Parker. The Parkers' signature "Heeyyy" ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: college, love and romance, society, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, youth, strong female presence, college graduate, couples, supportive parent, social relations, campus ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Roommates (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Roommates is an American television sitcom developed by ABC Family and Acme Productions that premiered on March 23, 2009. On April 29, 2009, it was announced that Roommates would not return for a second season.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: roommate, love and romance, society, lifestyle, youth, college life, college, student life, farce, job seeking, campus, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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46%
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Freddie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Freddie is a television sitcom created by, and starring, Freddie Prinze, Jr. that aired from October 5, 2005 to April 12, 2006. Freddie is inspired by Prinze Jr.'s real life, growing up in a house filled with women. His lifelong friend, Conrad ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: eccentric family, friends, buddies, lifestyle, best friends, family relations, chef, restaurant, family, family life, cooking and food
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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LateLine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: LateLine is an American TV sitcom that ran on NBC from March 17, 1998, through March 16, 1999. Due to an abrupt cancellation, there were seven unaired episodes. Created by John Markus and Al Franken, LateLine depicted the behind-the-scenes ...
Style: sitcom, suspense, biting, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, satire, friends, workplace situations, rise to the top, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love and romance, celebrity culture, politics, media ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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227 (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 227 is an American situation comedy that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, until May 6, 1990. The series stars Marla Gibbs as a sharp-tongued, inner-city resident gossip and housewife, Mary Jenkins. It was produced by Embassy ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, neighbor, friends, couples, social relations, love and romance, lifestyle, family, workplace, best friends, society, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Gimme a Break! (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gimme a Break! is an American sitcom which aired on NBC for six seasons, October 29, 1981, until May 12, 1987. The series stars Nell Carter as the housekeeper for a widowed police chief and his three daughters.
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: single father, youth, family problems, parents and children, suburbs, best friends, family relations, family life, teenage life, death in the family, adolescence vs adulthood, family business ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The George Carlin Show (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The George Carlin Show is an American sitcom that aired on the Fox network from January 1994 to July 1995. It was created jointly by veteran TV producer Sam Simon and the show's namesake, comedian George Carlin.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting ...
Plot: taxi, friends, buddies, state affairs, society, workplace, lifestyle, city life, old man, taxi driver, bar, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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