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Slings and Arrows (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Slings and Arrows is a Canadian TV series set at the fictional New Burbage Festival, a Shakespearean festival similar to the real-world Stratford Festival. The program stars Paul Gross, Stephen Ouimette and Martha Burns. The blackly comic series first aired on Canada's Movie Central and The Movie Network channels in 2003, and received acclaim in the United States when it was shown on the Sundance Channel two years later. Three seasons of six episodes each were filmed in total, with the final season airing in Canada in the summer of 2006 and in the United States in early 2007. Slings and Arrows was created and written by former The Kids in the Hall member Mark McKinney, playwright and actress Susan Coyne, and comedian Bob Martin. All three appear in the series as well. The entire series was directed by Peter Wellington.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: backstage, mentor, actor's life, boss and employee, workplace romance, lovers reunited, love and romance, ghost, artists and showbiz, workplace, nervous breakdown, manager, legendary, insanity, lifestyle, canadian, theatre group, theatre production, director, actor, actress, theatre audience, male nudity, female nudity, sitcom
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada

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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, workplace, workplace situations, lifestyle, love and romance, power relations and artists and showbiz mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Slings and Arrows: That's So Weird! (2009), Corner Gas (2004), The Jane Show (2004), Single White Spenny (2011), G-Spot (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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That's So Weird! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: That's So Weird was a Canadian sketch comedy television show owned by the Halifax Film Company and was broadcast on YTV. The show has been described as SCTV or Mad TV for teenagers and includes an array of comedic skits.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, canadian humor
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Corner Gas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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The Jane Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 26 min.
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Country: Canada
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
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Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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