Movies and TV shows like Mr. Show with Bob and David

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Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Mr. Show with Bob and David is an American sketch comedy series starring and hosted by Saturday Night Live writer/actor Bob Odenkirk and stand up comedian/actor David Cross. It aired on HBO from November 3, 1995 to December 28, 1998. Cross and Odenkirk introduced most episodes as heightened versions of themselves, before transitioning to a mixture of live sketches and pre-taped segments. The show featured a number of alternative comedians as both cast members and writers, including Sarah Silverman, Paul F. Tompkins, Jack Black, Tom Kenny, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Brian Posehn, Jerry Minor, Scott Aukerman, and Dino Stamatopoulos. It was nominated for four Primetime Emmy Awards, as well as a Golden Satellite Award.
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, cult movie cast, based on sketch comedy, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, comedian, goofy hero, performer's life, celebrity culture, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, disorder, workplace, partners, mishap, lifestyle, showbiz, tv, shrinking, live audience, live performance, miniaturization, political satire, religion, homosexual, comedy team, music video, stupidity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, offbeat and realistic films and TV series with plots about parody, comedian, joke, absurdism, disorder, social satire and irreverence mostly in Comedy, Music and Talk-Show genres. Some movies like Mr. Show with Bob and David: The State (1993), Saturday Night Live (1975), Funny or Die Presents... (2010), In Living Color (1990), The Kids in the Hall (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! is an American sketch comedy television series, created by and starring Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, which premiered February 11, 2007 on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim comedy block and ran until May ...
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Audience: teens
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The State (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The State is a half-hour sketch-comedy television show, originally broadcast in the USA on MTV between December 17, 1993, and July 1, 1995. The show combined bizarre characters and scenarios to present sketches that won the favor of its target ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, surreal ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Saturday Night Live (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
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Funny or Die Presents... (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Funny or Die Presents is a half-hour sketch comedy show that spawned from the comedy website Funny or Die, created by Will Ferrell & Adam McKay. It premiered on HBO on February 19, 2010. It is also currently being broadcast in the UK on Sky ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, disorder, actor's life, media, friends, computer, tv station, vulgarity, entertainment, fake commercial, late night, u.s. president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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In Living Color (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on the Fox Network from April 15, 1990, to May 19, 1994. Brothers Keenen and Damon Wayans created, wrote and starred in the program. The show was produced by Ivory ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
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Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, new york
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The Kids in the Hall (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Kids in the Hall is a Canadian sketch comedy group formed in 1984, consisting of comedians Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson. Their eponymous television show ran from 1988 to 1994 on CBC in Canada, ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Audience: teens
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, alternative comedy ...
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Place: england, europe
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Run Ronnie Run (2002)
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Country: USA
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Super Dave (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Super Dave is a Canadian/American variety show starring and hosted by the fictional character Super Dave Osborne. It ran from 1987 to 1991 on Showtime in the US and the Global Television Network in Canada. Super Dave was spun off from the sketch ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, canadian humor
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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At Last the 1948 Show (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: At Last the 1948 Show is a satirical TV show made by David Frost's company, Paradine Productions, in association with Rediffusion London. Transmitted on Britain's ITV network during 1967 and 1968, it brought Cambridge Footlights humour to ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, offbeat, witty
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Time: 20th century, 60s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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 ...
Style: not serious, humorous, biting, realistic, cynical ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Tracey Takes On... (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: social differences, parody, culture clash, showbiz, artists and showbiz, society, sexual relations, celebrity culture, family life, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Important Things with Demetri Martin (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: comedian, singer, musician, artists and showbiz, society, social relations, music, counterculture, performance, actor, talented, live audience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, talky ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
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This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: politics, parody, cult, media satire, tv show, media, society, state affairs, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, live audience, live performance ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: canada
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Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cynical, offbeat
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Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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Upright Citizens Brigade (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Upright Citizens Brigade is an improvisational comedy and sketch comedy group that emerged from Chicago's ImprovOlympic in 1990. The most recent incarnation consists of Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh. The original ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
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Time: 90s
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Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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