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Charles in Charge (1984)
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Charles in Charge (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Charles in Charge is an American sitcom series starring Scott Baio as Charles, a 19-year-old student at the fictional Copeland College in New Brunswick, New Jersey, who worked as a live-in babysitter in exchange for room and board. Baio directed many episodes of the show, and was credited with his full name, Scott Vincent Baio. It was first broadcast on CBS from October 3, 1984 to April 3, 1985, when it was cancelled due to a struggle in the Nielsen ratings. It then had a more successful first-run syndication run from January 3, 1987 to November 10, 1990, as 126 original episodes were aired in total. The show was produced by Al Burton Productions and Scholastic Productions in association with Universal Television, and distributed by NBCUniversal Television Distribution and New Line Cinema Corporation.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: college, sitcom, nanny, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, family, young adult, youth, family relations, disorder, buddies, mischievous children, family life, love and romance, friends, network, housekeeper, dating, teenager, college student, babysitting, family home, best friend, employment, problem solving ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about sitcom, youth, family relations, family, family life, friends and teenage life mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Charles in Charge: Growing Pains (1985), See Dad Run (2012), Silver Spoons (1982), Mr. Belvedere (1985), My Two Dads (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, couple relations, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, family life, youth, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, long island
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95%
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See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The story of David Hobbs, who has spent the last decade playing the perfect father on one of TV’s biggest sitcoms. But when the series ends and his wife resumes her own television career, he finds himself cast in his most challenging role to date: ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, youth, family relations, family life, actor's life, couple relations, siblings relations, teenage life, artists and showbiz, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Silver Spoons (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Silver Spoons is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 25, 1982 to May 11, 1986 and in first-run syndication from September 15, 1986 to March 4, 1987. The series was produced by Embassy Television for the first four seasons, until ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, coming of age, rich and poor, parents and children, family, man child, family life, society, youth, family relations, power relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Mr. Belvedere (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mr. Belvedere is an American sitcom that originally aired on ABC from March 15, 1985, until July 8, 1990. The series is based on the Lynn Aloysius Belvedere character created by Gwen Davenport for her 1947 novel Belvedere, which was later adapted ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, master and servant, friendship, butler, illegal immigrant, family life, family, suburbs, suburban life, workplace situations, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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My Two Dads (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Two Dads is an American sitcom that starred Staci Keanan, Paul Reiser and Greg Evigan. It aired on NBC from 1987 to 1990 and was produced by Michael Jacobs Productions in association with Tri-Star Television and distributed by TeleVentures.
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, single father, buddies, family, odd couple, child care, parents and children, family relations, coming of age, friendship, custody, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of a 10-year-old girl Dawn Haley whose sibling rivalry with her three brothers is heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, siblings relations, family, family life, youth, family relations, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, favoritism among siblings, child, sibling rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, republican, culture clash, liberal, parents and children, siblings relations, conservatism, democrat, family life, suburbs, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, sitcom, parents and children, siblings relations, teenager, jewish, sibling relationship, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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So Little Time (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: So Little Time is an American sitcom starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen that aired on Fox Family. The first half of the series aired from June 2, 2001, to August 15, 2001. The series then went on a four-month hiatus owing to network management ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, sitcom, twin sister, divorced parents, siblings relations, family, teenage life, youth, friends, best friends, teenage love, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 988
Cousin Skeeter (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Cousin Skeeter is an American children's television show, which ran on Nickelodeon from 1998 to 2001. It starred Robert Ri'chard as Bobby, a young boy whose life changed when his strange cousin Skeeter came to live with his family. With ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppets, teenage life, youth, family, black family, teenager, puppet, sitcom, disorder, buddies, odd couple, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
My Brother and Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Brother and Me is a sitcom on Nickelodeon that premiered on October 15, 1994, and ran until February 2, 1995. The show is about a family living in the West Side of Charlotte, North Carolina, who experience the highs and lows of everyday life. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, african american, siblings relations, youth, black family, family relations, friends, house, brother sister relationship, best friend, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Drake & Josh (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Drake & Josh is an American television sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows the lives of two teenage boys with opposing personalities, Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, who become stepbrothers. Both actors had played ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic, situational comedy ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: family, teenage life, siblings relations, unlikely partners, family relations, lifestyle, manipulations, prank, adolescence vs adulthood, step siblings, deal, disorder ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Gimme a Break! (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, housekeeper, single father, nanny, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, suburbs, death in the family, family business, suburban life, family life, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Quintuplets (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Quintuplets is a quirky ensemble comedy about the trials and tribulations of two parents raising 15-year-old quintuplets in a three-bedroom home.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, cheerleader, twins, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Cory in the House (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Cory in the House is an American television sitcom, which aired on the Disney Channel from January 12, 2007 to September 13, 2008 and was a spin-off from the Disney show That's So Raven. The show focuses on Cory Baxter, who moved from San ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: teenager, white house, buddies, young heroes, family, sitcom, parents and children, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009. The series starred comedian Bill Engvall and was written and created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. The series was canceled on September 25, 2009. On June ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family life, family, couples, suburbs, family relations, couple relations, suburban life, teenage life, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Valerie's Family: The Hogans (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Hogan Family is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from March 1, 1986 to May 7, 1990, and on CBS from September 15, 1990 until July 20, 1991. It was produced by Miller-Boyett Productions, along with Tal Productions, Inc., ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, twins, family relations, sitcom, motherhood, aids, widower, aunt, brother brother relationship, three brothers
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Jeff Foxworthy Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Air conditioning repair man Jeff finds himself a fish out of water living in Indiana with his Southern ways and humor. Eventually he takes his family back to Georgia and reconnects with his eccentric relations.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family life, family, family relations, eccentric family, youth, disorder, short lived, television flop
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Blossom (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Blossom is an American sitcom broadcast on NBC from January 3, 1991, to May 22, 1995. The series was created by Don Reo, and starred Mayim Bialik as Blossom Russo, a teenager living with her father and two brothers. It was produced by Reo's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, family, single father, single parent, best friends, eccentric family, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends, siblings relations, teenage boy ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Boy Meets World (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, teen drama
Plot: sitcom, coming of age, school, friendship, college, high school, dating, neighbor, buddies, family, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Different World (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty
Plot: sitcom, college, best friends, buddies, racism, social issues, golden years, friendship, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, student life ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Facts of Life (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Facts of Life is an American sitcom that originally ran on the NBC television network from August 24, 1979, to May 7, 1988, making it the longest running sitcom of the 1980's. A spin-off of the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes, the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, boarding school, friendship, boarding school life, best friends, teenage life, coming of age, youth, friends, abortion, lifestyle, handyman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.9
 2K
Glory Daze (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college, buddies, college life, sitcom, young adult, retro, friends, social relations, friendship, student life, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, wisconsin, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Small Wonder (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Small Wonder is an American science fiction sitcom that aired in first-run syndication from September 7, 1985 to May 20, 1989. The show chronicles the family of a robotics engineer who, after he secretly creates a robot modeled after a real human ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, androids and robots, family life, imaginary, family relations, parents and children, youth, disorder, make believe, nosy, robot ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 14K
Happy Days (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Happy Days is an American television sitcom that aired first-run from January 15, 1974 to September 24, 1984 on ABC. Created by Garry Marshall, the series presents an idealized vision of life in the mid-1950s to mid-1960s United States. The series ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Plot: sitcom, retro, basketball, oldies, parents and children, teenage life, family life, family, suburbs, youth, music, family relations ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: wisconsin, usa, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Perfect Strangers (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Perfect Strangers is an American sitcom that ran for eight seasons from March 25, 1986, to August 6, 1993, on the ABC television network. Created by Dale McRaven, the series chronicles the rocky coexistence of midwestern American Larry Appleton and ...
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, friendship, family, goofy hero, odd couple, fish out of water, misfit, partners, family relations, buddies, immigrants, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Two of a Kind (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Two of a Kind is an American sitcom that aired on ABC as part of the network's TGIF line-up, starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The show aired from September 25, 1998 to July 9, 1999. The series was produced by Griffard/Adler Productions, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: family, single parent, twin sister, single father, sitcom, twins, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, family relations, mischievous children, nanny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
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Moesha (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Moesha was an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996 to May 14, 2001. The series stars R&B singer Brandy Norwood as Moesha Mitchell, a high school student living with her family in the Leimert Park ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, multicultural
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, best friends, verbal byplay, teenage life, family, high school, black family, blended family, family life, youth, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.2
 571
Superdad (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A dad tries to impress the daughter -- a soon-to-be college student he thinks is hanging around with a bad crowd.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: scholarship, college student, best friends, college, parents and children, family, parent child relationship, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult, eccentric family, teenage life, coming of age ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.1
 2K
Benson (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Benson is an American television sitcom which aired from September 13, 1979, to April 19, 1986, on ABC. The series was a spin-off from the soap opera parody Soap; however, Benson discarded the soap opera format of its parent show in favor of a more ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, butler, master and servant, friendship, family, society, family relations, power relations, workplace, friends, boss and employee, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%