Movies and TV shows like Newhart

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Newhart (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: sitcom, small town, best friends, college, single parent, tv station, unlikely couple, student life, cafe, workplace situations, village, nothing goes right, americana, family relations, disorder, feminism, siblings relations, social differences, eccentric family, media satire, small town life, village life, dull life, optimism, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: vermont, new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about sitcom, friends, couples, family relations, friendship, workplace and workplace situations mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Newhart: Evening Shade (1990), A Different World (1987), Kate & Allie (1984), Maude (1972), Archie Bunker's Place (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Evening Shade (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, small town, high school, athlete's life, underdog, american football, athlete and trainer, americana, small town life, sport team, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: arkansas, usa
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95%
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 ⇓
80%
 6.9
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Kate & Allie (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: sitcom, female friendship, single mother, single parent, friendship, city life, urban, family life, roommate, best friends, feminism, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Maude (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, feminism, female protagonist, liberal, couple relations, social issues, suburbs, suburban life, society, couples, best friends, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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 ⇓
65%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Designing Women (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, feminism, interior design, friendship, battle of the sexes, career woman, looking for love, workplace situations, family relations, social relations, workplace, single parent ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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 ⇓
60%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Wayans Bros. (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, african american, teenage love, workplace situations, sibling relationship, college, interracial relations, siblings relations, college life, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
What I Like About You (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Valerie Tyler is a 28-year-old organization freak who loves her 16-year-old sister Holly. Even if Holly is rambunctious. Spontaneous. Impulsive. Disconcerting. And definitely disorganized. Then Holly moves in with Val, and the sisters discover they ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, urban, siblings relations, roommate, sibling relationship, adolescence vs adulthood, city life, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
One Day at a Time (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, single mother, best friends, suburbs, single parent, feminism, parents and children, siblings relations, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, family business, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Bob Newhart Show (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Bob Newhart Show is an American situation comedy produced by MTM Enterprises, which aired 142 original episodes on CBS from September 16, 1972, to April 1, 1978. Comedian Bob Newhart portrays a psychologist having to deal with his patients and ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever
Plot: sitcom, psychologist, workplace, dentist, secretary, couple relations, doctors and patients, workplace situations, couples, power relations, battle of the sexes, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Spin City (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, mayor, boss and employee, workplace situations, city, state affairs, disorder, workplace, workplace romance, media satire, political intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mama's Family (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, based on sketch comedy
Plot: sitcom, dysfunctional family, family life, family, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, couples, family problems, friends, adult virgin, friendship between women ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: semi serious, humorous, 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 ⇓
52%
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Jesse (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Jesse Warner is a 26-year-old single mother juggling between her job, her dreams and her family responsibilities.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, bar, single mother, single parent, couples, family relations, best friends, starting over, love triangle, parents and children, family business, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Super Fun Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friends, workplace romance, siblings relations, workplace situations, misfit, workplace, family relations, promotion, social awkwardness, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, clever, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, hospital, buddies, couple relations, military, korean war veteran, americana, workplace situations, partners, workplace, couples, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Petticoat Junction (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hotel, train, small town, unlikely couple, store, battle of the sexes, sitcom, boss and employee, village, couple relations, parents and children, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Single working mom Christine Campbell has just learned that her ex is dating a much younger woman with the same first name. To avoid any confusion, the new girlfriend is dubbed New Christine, which leaves her with the unfortunate nickname Old ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, single parent, friendship, single mother, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, best friends, singleness, thirtysomething life, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Bagdad Cafe (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, desert, cafe, best friends, redemption, restaurant, hotel, hopes, misfit, friends, introspection, friendship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Dear John (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dear John is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from 1988 to 1992. The series was based on the British sitcom of the same name. Dear John was retitled Dear John USA when it was shown in the UK. During its four-season run, the series was bounced to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, based on british tv series
Plot: sitcom, support group, divorce, looking for love, love and romance, couples, friends, crumbling marriage, down on your luck, breakup, remarry
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Odd Mom Out (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, urban, parents and children, family relations, friends, couple relations, siblings relations, city life, family life, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Becker (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Becker is a dedicated, outspoken and talented doctor with a gruff exterior. While he tends to offend those who try to get close to him, he is extremely dedicated to his medical practice in the Bronx, N.Y., where he always goes the extra mile to help ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, doctor, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, clinic, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, urban, workplace situations, couples, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Parkers (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, college, friendship, parents and children, parent child relationship, black family, college life, student life, love and romance, couples, family relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: california, usa, campus
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41%
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227 (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, apartment, neighbor, friendship, family life, housewife, middle class, family, friends, social relations, best friends, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Cosby (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Cosby is an American situation comedy television series broadcast on CBS from September 16, 1996 to April 28, 2000, loosely based on the British sitcom One Foot in the Grave. The program stars Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashād, who previously worked ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, based on british tv series
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, elderly, aging, couple relations, retirement, black family, family, family life, unemployment, couples, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The John Larroquette Show (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The John Larroquette Show is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from September 2, 1993 until October 30, 1996. Created by Don Reo, the show was a vehicle for John Larroquette following his run as Dan Fielding on Night Court. The series ...
Style: clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, talky ...
Plot: sitcom, recovering alcoholic, workplace situations, workplace, social misfits, friendship, misfit, society, friends, policewoman
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: missouri, usa
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37%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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