Movies and TV shows like The Kids in the Hall

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The Kids in the Hall
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, and 1989 to 1995 on CBS and HBO in the United States. The theme song for the show was the instrumental "Having an Average Weekend" by the Canadian band Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet. The troupe made one movie, Brain Candy, which was released in 1996. The troupe reformed for various tours and comedy festivals in 2000. They released an eight-part miniseries, Death Comes to Town in January, 2010. The name of the group came from Sid Caesar, who, if a joke didn't go over, or played worse than expected, would attribute it to "the kids in the hall", referring to a group of young writers hanging around the studio.
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty, clever, biting, canadian humor, based on sketch comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, bar, gender bending, suburbs, artists and showbiz, gender, workplace, disorder, buddies, gays and lesbians, couple relations, suburban life, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, friends, media, partners, cross dressing, secretary, lesbian, homosexual, impersonating, mad, odd, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, witty, not serious and realistic films and TV series with plots about disorder, parody, workplace, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, media and friends mostly in Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like The Kids in the Hall: Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995), Saturday Night Live (1975), Stella (2005), In Living Color (1990), Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mr. Show with Bob and David
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 ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
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Saturday Night Live
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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In Living Color
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, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
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Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy
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Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
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Time: 90s
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Duration: 119 min.
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Audience: teens
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Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
Genre: Comedy, Music
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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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Curb Your Enthusiasm
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Duration: 28 min.
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I'm Alan Partridge
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
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Style: talky, clever, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
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Place: england, europe
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Meet Wally Sparks
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Wally Sparks is a tabloid TV show reporter who's trying to boost ratings on his show. He goes to the governor's mansion to uncover a sex scandal.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: date night, teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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The Red Green Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Red Green Show is a Canadian television comedy that aired on various channels in Canada, with its ultimate home at CBC Television, and on Public Broadcasting Service stations in the United States, from 1991 until the series finale April 7, 2006, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, friendship, parody, tv show, small town, media, disorder, friends, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, media satire, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
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Fubar: Balls to the Wall
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Terry and Dean head north to make sweet cash in the oil patch.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drugs/alcohol, buddies, misfit partners, friendship, misfit, partners, friends, beer, disorder, nothing goes right, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Super Dave
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
Place: usa
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At Last the 1948 Show
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: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat, witty
Plot: buddies, human nature, couple relations, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace, social relations, performer's life, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, british humour ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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My Breakfast with Blassie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: My Breakfast with Blassie is a movie starring Andy Kaufman and professional wrestler "Classy" Freddie Blassie. It is a mostly improvised parody of the popular art film My Dinner with Andre and is set in a restaurant where Kaufman and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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30 Rock
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, showbiz, jazz, writer's life, verbal byplay, workplace, tv show, boss and employee, writing, employer employee relationship, office, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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It's Pat
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Pat Riley, an obnoxious busybody of indeterminable sex, meets and falls in love with Chris, a sensitive, caring person also of indeterminable sex. Their relationship suffers because Pat's a lout, and cannot decide on a direction for its life. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nothing goes right, comedy of errors, odd couple, obsession, sexual relations, gender bending, gender, androgyny, misfit, couples, disorder, buddies ...
Time: 90s
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The Larry Sanders Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Comic Garry Shandling draws upon his own talk show experiences to create the character of Larry Sanders, a paranoid, insecure host of a late night talk show. Larry, along with his obsequious TV sidekick Hank Kingsley and his fiercely protective ...
Style: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, nothing goes right, performer's life, parody, media satire, showbiz, tv show, workplace, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, media, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
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That Mitchell and Webb Look
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: That Mitchell and Webb Look is a British television sketch show starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. Shown on BBC Two since 2006, its first two series were directed by David Kerr, who also directed Mitchell and Webb's previous television ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, clever ...
Plot: disorder, artists and showbiz, workplace, friends, media, partners, british humour, advertising, reward, odd, coworker, british tv ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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    User:   36%
 
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Unfortunately, their warped views and precarious judgments often lead them to trouble, creating a ...
Style: not serious, dark humor, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Grief
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A campy chronicle of the lusts and loves of the men and women who work on a low-rent TV show called, "The Love Judge."
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: actor's life, best friends, gays and lesbians, boss and employee, friendship, impossible love, workplace romance, workplace situations, gender, workplace, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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The Lucy Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the program into two distinct eras; aside from Ball, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, bank, goofy hero, suburbs, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, disorder, hidden identity, obnoxious boss, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
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Still Waiting...
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Shenaniganz loses all its hottest waitresses to new competitor Ta-Ta's Wing Shack -- where the scantily clad wait staff earns bigger tips -- the Shenaniganz staff aims to give Ta-Ta's its just desserts.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, restaurant, buddies, farce, goofy hero, clones, underdog, contests and competitions, nudity (topless - notable), drinking, immortality, boss and employee ...
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