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Barney Miller (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Barney Miller is an American situation comedy television series set in a New York City police station in Greenwich Village. The series originally was broadcast from January 23, 1975 to May 20, 1982 on ABC. It was created by Danny Arnold and Theodore J. Flicker. Noam Pitlik directed the majority of the episodes.
Style: intellectual, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: police station, police detective, sitcom, workplace situations, urban, law enforcement, workplace, partners against crime, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, partners, polish, social worker, fish, superior, squad, gambling, golden years, crime, police officer, police protagonist, jail cell, suspect, police ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa

Most similar movies to Barney Miller

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, witty and semi serious films and TV series with plots about sitcom, workplace situations, workplace, friends, crimes, partners and friendship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Barney Miller: The Unusuals (2009), Hill Street Blues (1981), The Job (2001), Battle Creek (2015), No Offence (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Unusuals (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Unusuals is a comedy-drama television series that aired on ABC from April 8 to June 17, 2009 in the U.S. and Global in Canada. The pilot and first episode were written by Noah Hawley, a former writer and producer for Fox's Bones. An ABC ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic
Plot: police detective, crime, dishonesty, police station, law enforcement, partners against crime, fighting crime, police investigation, uncover truth, police corruption, workplace situations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Hill Street Blues (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama that was first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. Chronicling the lives of the staff of a single police precinct in an unnamed American city, the show received ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, rough, clever ...
Plot: police, police station, sergeant, realism, crime, fighting crime, urban ghetto, police investigation, crimes, urban, law enforcement, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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76%
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The Job (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Job is a single-camera television comedy drama about a New York City police officer named Mike McNeil -- who indulges in adultery, alcohol, cigarettes and prescription drug abuse—and his fellow 'bumbling detective' pals. The show, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crime, crime investigation, police detective, police station, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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71%
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Battle Creek (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: In this mismatched buddy cop dramedy, an amazingly handsome, happy-go-lucky FBI agent is paired with a local, hard scrabble Michigan homicide detective. As they solve crimes together, their polar opposite methods only slightly outweigh their disdain ...
Style: cynical, witty, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police detective, fighting crime, murder investigation, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, urban, fbi agent, police partner, female boss, police station ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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No Offence (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Keeping these streets clean is a Herculean task, enough to demoralize even the keenest rookie – but there’s a reason why this hotchpotch of committed cops are on this force, on this side of town. Drug labs, arsonists, neo-Nazis and notorious ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: police station, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, workplace situations, workplace, police, serial killer, police investigation, murder investigation, policewoman, female detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, northern england, manchester, manchester england
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65%
Sledge Hammer! (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sledge Hammer! is an American satirical police sitcom produced by New World Television that ran for two seasons on ABC from 1986 to 1988. The series was created by Alan Spencer and stars David Rasche as Inspector Sledge Hammer, a preposterous ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police detective, police station, police, buddies, crime, goofy hero, sitcom, master criminal, parody, odd couple, partners against crime, reluctant partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
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64%
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Whoopi (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Whoopi was an American situation comedy, starring Whoopi Goldberg. The series revolved around the events and people at her hotel, the Lamont Hotel, in New York City. The show aired on Tuesdays from September 9, 2003, on NBC to April 20, 2004.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, hotel, boss and employee, verbal byplay, workplace situations, black woman, society, workplace, social misfits, starting over, interracial relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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63%
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Taxi (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Louie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He tries to maintain order over a collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his “cage,” they form ...
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, taxi driver, workplace, mechanic, workplace situations, urban, city life, immigrants, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, friendship, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Archie Bunker's Place is an American sitcom originally broadcast on the CBS network, conceived in 1979 as a spin-off and continuation of All in the Family. While not as popular as its predecessor, the show maintained a large enough audience to ...
Style: not serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, bar, friendship, family life, working class, workplace situations, society, workplace, family relations, friends, misfit partners, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Alice (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Alice is an American sitcom television series that ran from August 31, 1976 to March 19, 1985 on CBS. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The show stars Linda Lavin in the title role, a widow who moves with her ...
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, single mother, workplace, single parent, workplace situations, restaurant, family relations, friends, best friends, starting over, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
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59%
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Wings (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.
Style: clever, not serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, airport, siblings relations, workplace situations, pilot, sibling relationship, workplace, friendship, friends, family relations, control room, mechanic ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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59%
The Jeffersons (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Jeffersons is an American sitcom that was broadcast on CBS from January 18, 1975, through July 2, 1985, lasting 11 seasons and a total of 253 episodes. The show was produced by the T.A.T. Communications Company from 1975–1982 and by Embassy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, maid, couple relations, interracial relations, urban, family life, society, family relations, city life, couples, designer, temperamental ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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58%
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Baretta (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Baretta is an American detective television series which ran on ABC from 1975 to 1978. The show was a milder version of a successful 1973–74 ABC series, Toma, starring Tony Musante as chameleon-like, real-life New Jersey police officer David Toma. ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: police detective, undercover, crime, partners against crime, reluctant partners, police station, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime, police investigation, working undercover, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
All in the Family (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Archie Bunker, a working class bigot, constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, working class, liberal, conservative, stupidity, couple relations, parents and children, social issues, family, eccentric family, family life, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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56%
One Foot in the Grave (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: One Foot in the Grave is a BBC television sitcom series written by David Renwick. The show ran for six series, including seven Christmas specials, two Comic Relief specials, over an eleven-year period, from early 1990 to late 2000. The latter Comic ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, golden years, couple relations, retirement, misery, elderly, family relations, couples, disorder, oldtimer, retired, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe
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55%
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The District (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The District is a television police drama which aired on CBS from October 7, 2000 to May 1, 2004. The show followed the work and personal life of the chief of Washington, D.C.'s Police Department.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: police, crime, fighting crime, office, police detective, police investigation, crimes, urban, leadership, boss and employee, price of justice, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Car 54, Where Are You? (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Car 54, Where Are You? is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from 1961 to 1963, and was about two New York police officers based at the fictional 53rd precinct in The Bronx. Car 54 was their patrol car. The show was filmed only in black-and-white. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, police, law enforcement, partners, disorder, goofy hero, odd couple, partners against crime, unlikely partners, nothing goes right, friends, superior officer ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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53%
The Drew Carey Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Drew is an assistant director of personnel in a Cleveland department store and he has been stuck there for ten years. Other than fighting with co-worker Mimi, his hobbies include drinking beer and not being able to get dates. To make a few extra ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic
Plot: sitcom, department store, office, workplace, loser, friendship, workplace situations, store, small town, friends, buddies, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Due South (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Due South is a Canadian crime drama series with elements of comedy. The series was created by Paul Haggis, produced by Alliance Communications, and stars Paul Gross, David Marciano, Gordon Pinsent, Beau Starr, Camilla Scott, Ramona Milano, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, witty, realistic
Plot: mountie, odd couple, crime, partners against crime, crime investigation, canadian stereotype, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, culture clash, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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53%
Cashmere Mafia (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cashmere Mafia is an American television comedy-drama which ran on ABC from January 6, 2008 to February 20, 2008. The series was created by Kevin Wade, who also served as executive producer alongside Darren Star, Gail Katz, Jeff Rake and Michael ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, sexy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: architect, best friends, feminism, female friendship, career woman, urban, friendship, workplace situations, ambition, gender, workplace, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A single-camera ensemble comedy following the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police station, police, sitcom, verbal byplay, boss and employee, workplace situations, arrest, crimes, sergeant, police chief, policewoman, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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53%
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Mary Tyler Moore Show is an American television sitcom created by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns that aired on CBS from 1970 to 1977. The program was a television breakthrough, with the first never-married, independent career woman as the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good
Plot: sitcom, friendship, workplace, producer, dating, singleness, tv news, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, friends, boss and employee, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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52%
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Rhoda (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Rhoda is an American television sitcom, starring Valerie Harper, which aired 109 episodes over five seasons, from 1974 to 1978. The show was a spin-off of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, in which Harper between the years 1970 and 1974 had played the role ...
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, jewish, couple relations, parents and children, dating, city life, urban, thirtysomething life, family relations, siblings relations, singleness, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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52%
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Cheers (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Cheers is an American sitcom television series that ran for 11 seasons from 1982 to 1993. It was produced by Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions in association with Paramount Network Television for NBC and created by the team of James Burrows, Glen ...
Style: talky, not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, bar, womanizer, psychiatrist, accountant, coach, buddies, couple relations, workplace romance, love and romance, couples, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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52%
Working Stiffs (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Working Stiffs is a short-lived 1979 American television series which starred James Belushi and Michael Keaton as brothers Ernie and Mike O'Rourke. The pair were janitors who aspired to work their way up in the field of business. The brothers ...
Style: humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: sitcom, janitor, buddies, workplace situations, office, working class, sibling relationship, siblings relations, fashion, partners, disorder, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois
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51%
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Norm (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Norm Show is an American television sitcom that ran from 1999 through 2001 on the ABC television network.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, boss and employee, friendship, workplace situations, workplace, friends, power relations, parole officer, working the system, hockey, social worker, crime and punishment ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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51%
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Louie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: single parent, midlife crisis, urban, performer's life, city life, family relations, comedian, sitcom, singleness, jazz, single father, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Golden Girls (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Golden Girls is an American sitcom, created by Susan Harris, that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992. Starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty, the show centers on four older women sharing a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: sitcom, elderly, female friendship, widow, friendship, best friends, golden years, aging, friends, looking for love, parents and children, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, atlanta georgia, sicily ...
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50%
The Michael Richards Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Michael Richards Show is a sitcom that debuted on NBC in 2000. The show starred Michael Richards as reality-challenged but successful private detective Vic Nardozza who gets the job done despite his unconventional methods.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, sitcom, goofy hero, private investigator, investigation, nothing goes right, crimes, partners, disorder, workplace situations, workplace, television flop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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50%
The Choirboys (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A group of Los Angeles cops decide to take off some of the pressures of their jobs by engaging in various forms of after-hours debauchery.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, bleak, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, dominatrix, police station, police corruption, law enforcement, drugs/alcohol, buddies, crime, fighting crime, urban, prank, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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50%
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