Movies and TV shows like Newhart

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Newhart (1982)
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Newhart (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dick Loudon and his wife Joanna decide to leave life in New York City and buy a little inn in Vermont. Dick is a how-to book writer, who eventually becomes a local TV celebrity as host of "Vermont Today." George Utley is the handyman at the inn and Leslie Vanderkellen is the maid, with ambitions of being an Olympic Ski champion; she is later replaced by her cousin Stephanie, an heiress who hates her job. Her boyfriend is Dick's yuppie TV producer, Michael Harris. There are many other quirky characters in this fictional little town, including Dick's neighbors Larry, Darryl, and Darryl...three brothers who buy the Minuteman Cafe from Kirk Devane. Besides sharing a name, Darryl and Darryl never speak.
Style: sitcom, clever, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: small town, hotel, village, college, friends, family relations, maid, village life, best friends, student life, couples, social differences, cafe, single parent, americana, lifestyle, mayor, optimism, nothing goes right, disorder, siblings relations, small town life, eccentric family, unlikely couple, media satire ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: vermont, new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Newhart

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 friends, family relations, workplace, couples, lifestyle, workplace situations and friendship mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Newhart: Evening Shade (1990), Cold Turkey (1971), A Different World (1987), Archie Bunker's Place (1979), Designing Women (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Evening Shade (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Evening Shade is an American sitcom television series that aired on CBS from 1990 to 1994. The series stars Burt Reynolds as Wood Newton, an ex-professional football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who returns to rural Evening Shade, Arkansas to ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: small town, high school, american football, ambition, underdog, mathematics, feminism, family relations, sport team, athlete and trainer, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: arkansas, usa
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Cold Turkey (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Reverend Brooks leads the town in a contest to stop smoking for a month, But some tobacco executives don't want them to win, and try everything they can to make them smoke. If townspeople don't go nuts, from wanting a cigarette, or kill ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: satire, small town, media, ambition, society, contests and competitions, lifestyle, nothing goes right, disorder, social relations, silly humor, farce ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: society, workplace, misfit partners, partners, satire, disorder, friends, family relations, family life, working class, workplace situations, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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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49%
The Jeffersons (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: family relations, maid, interracial relations, couples, temperamental, living with parents, designer, society, lifestyle, couple relations, city life, family life ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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45%
Super Fun Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Junior attorney Kimmie Boubier and her two best friends, Helen-Alice and Marika, have had a standing date every Friday night for the last 13 years. They even have a motto for what they call "Friday Night Fun Night": "Always together! ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, lifestyle, friends, family relations, workplace situations, social awkwardness, siblings relations, misfit, workplace, workplace romance, promotion, workplace humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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44%
Petticoat Junction (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Petticoat Junction is an American situation comedy produced by Wayfilms that originally aired on CBS from September 1963 to April 1970. The series is one of three interrelated shows about rural characters created by Paul Henning. Petticoat Junction ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom
Plot: hotel, village life, small town, train, couples, family relations, silly humor, small town life, friendship, store, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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
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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 ⇓
40%
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Maude (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Maude is an American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 12, 1972 until April 22, 1978. Maude stars Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay, an outspoken, middle-aged, politically liberal woman living in suburban ...
Style: sitcom, suspense, cynical, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, liberal, female protagonist, feminism, strong female presence, suburbs, couple relations, suburban life, parents and children, family life, abortion, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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40%
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Corner Gas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Corner Gas is a Canadian television sitcom created by Brent Butt. The series ran for six seasons from 2004 to 2009. Re-runs still air on CTV, CTV Two and The Comedy Network in Canada. Deriving its name from the roadside gas station in the fictional ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: village life, gas station, small town, family relations, workplace, disorder, cafe, friends, partners, lifestyle, suburban life, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
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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 ⇓
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The Wayans Bros. (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Wayans Bros. is a situation comedy that aired from January 1995 to May 1999 on The WB. The series starred real-life brothers Shawn and Marlon Wayans. Both brothers were already well-known from the sketch comedy show In Living Color that was ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: african american, family relations, college life, teenage love, workplace situations, college, interracial relations, siblings relations, workplace, love and romance, bet, success ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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38%
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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 ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
37%
Mama's Family (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Thelma Harper and her spinster sister Fran open their home to Thelma's recently divorced son Vinton and his teenage son and daughter. It's quite an adjustment for everyone, especially the cranky, argumentative Thelma.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, strong female presence, teenage life, parents and children, adult virgin, family life, couples, friends, family problems, family, female friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Jesse (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jesse Warner is a 26-year-old single mother juggling between her job, her dreams and her family responsibilities.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: single mother, strong female presence, workplace, single parent, starting over, rivalry, love and romance, best friends, friends, family relations, supportive coworker, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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36%
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
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35%
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 ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: materialism, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, youth, buddies, love and romance, clubbing, musician's life, artists and showbiz, workplace, friends, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Alice (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, talky, witty ...
Plot: diner, workplace, single mother, strong female presence, starting over, single parent, best friends, hopes, family relations, friends, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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 ⇓
34%
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Spin City (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spin City is a smart, sophisticated sitcom about the behind-the-scenes workings of City Hall in the biggest city in America. Workaholic Mike Flaherty is the Deputy Mayor of New York City, serving as Mayor Randall Winston's key strategist and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: mayor, politics, campaign, staff, political intrigue, boss and employee, workplace situations, media, secretary, disorder, right hand man, workplace romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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33%
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The Charmings (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Charmings is an American fantasy sitcom that aired from March 1987 to February 1988 on ABC. Based on the fairy tale Snow White, it chronicles Snow White and Prince Charming after they are transported in time from the Enchanted Forest to the 20th ...
Style: fairy tale, sitcom, parody, semi serious, not serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: lifestyle, family, love and romance, verbal byplay, time travel, family life, suburban life, suburbs, eccentric family, couple relations, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Bagdad Cafe (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bagdad Cafe is an American television sitcom starring Whoopi Goldberg and Jean Stapleton. The series premiered March 30, 1990 on CBS. The show is based on the 1987 Percy Adlon film Bagdad Cafe.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: desert, cafe, strong female presence, friendship, introspection, redemption, hopes, best friends, misfit, friends, hotel, restaurant ...
Time: 80s
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Odd Mom Out (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Acclaimed author Jill Kargman plays a version of herself as she navigates the treacherous and elite ecosystem of New York's Upper East Side, and the uber-wealthy mommy clique inhabiting this fantastically outrageous domain.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents and children, family life, fish out of water, siblings relations, couples, best friends, misfit, family relations, disorder, strong female presence, couple relations, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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
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30%
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Taxi (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, witty, humorous, talky, not serious ...
Plot: taxi driver, workplace, immigrants, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, friendship, city life, boss and employee, mechanic, driver, stereotypes, group of friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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29%
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Hank (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hank is a comedy television series which ran on ABC from September 30, 2009, to November 4, 2009. The series was created by Tucker Cawley and is about a Wall Street executive who loses his job and reconnects with his small-town family. Hank ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: small town, family relations, family life, starting over, eccentric family, society, parents and children, unemployment, stock broker, small town life, husband wife relationship, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia
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29%