Movies and TV shows like Night Court

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Night Court (1984)
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Night Court (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Night Court is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from January 4, 1984 to May 31, 1992. The setting was the night shift of a Manhattan court, presided over by the young, unorthodox Judge Harold T. "Harry" Stone. It was created by comedy writer Reinhold Weege, who had previously worked on Barney Miller in the 1970s and early 1980s.
Style: sitcom, clever, humorous, realistic, talky, not serious, offbeat
Plot: courtroom, jazz, legal, legal action, district attorney, workplace, workplace situations, lawyers and clients, unconventional method, up and down relationship, power relations, nightshift, lawyer, attorney, prostitute, mutant, police officer, police, friendship, blonde, criminal, prostitution, womanizer, restaurant, judge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city

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Most similar movies to Night Court

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sitcom, humorous, realistic and not serious films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, friendship, friends, power relations, boss and employee and workplace humor mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Night Court: Taxi (1978), The John Larroquette Show (1993), Bad Judge (2014), Benched (2014), Archie Bunker's Place (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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The John Larroquette Show (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, talky, tragicomedy ...
Plot: recovering alcoholic, misfit, workplace, social misfits, society, workplace situations, friendship, dark humor, friends, nightshift, policewoman, male protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, missouri
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54%
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Bad Judge (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series chronicles the personal life (and the wild lifestyle) of Rebecca Wright, a tough-as-nails judge serving on the Los Angeles County Circuit Court, whose time off the bench is spent partying and displaying a reckless behavior. Her reputation ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female judge, workplace situations, legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, power relations, workplace humor, female protagonist, female boss, workplace, strong female presence, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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47%
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Benched (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Nina is a dedicated, career driven corporate attorney who has a very public nervous breakdown after getting passed up for an expected promotion and now finds herself working as a public defender. Her personal and professional worlds are turned ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, legal, disorder, life turned upside down, courtroom, power relations, lawyer, love and romance, courtroom drama, female protagonist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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43%
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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
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40%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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
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34%
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Murphy Brown (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Murphy Brown is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988, to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. The program starred Candice Bergen as the eponymous Murphy Brown, a famous investigative journalist and news anchor ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, talky, not serious ...
Plot: workplace, journalism, single parent, media satire, workplace situations, tv show, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, television reporter, female journalist, journalist, tv news ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: washington d.c.
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33%
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The Tracy Morgan Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season after 18 episodes.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, family life, workplace, parents and children, working class, auto repair, family business, friendship, workplace situations, car, stand up comedian, african american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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33%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Stacked (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stacked is an American television sitcom that premiered on Fox on April 13, 2005. On May 18, 2006, Stacked was canceled, leaving five episodes unaired in the United States. The last episode aired on January 11, 2006. The five unaired episodes have ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: workplace situations, power relations, siblings relations, physical appearance, workplace, store, family business, boss and employee, fish out of water, misfit, bookstore, blonde ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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30%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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
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28%
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Norm (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Norm Show is an American television sitcom that ran from 1999 through 2001 on the ABC television network.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friendship, boss and employee, workplace situations, ice hockey, warden, workplace, crime and punishment, social worker, step siblings, ex athlete, power relations, friends ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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28%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Drew Carey Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, talky, not serious, realistic
Plot: loser, workplace, office, department store, irish, ordinary person, promotion, friends, couples, unsupportive coworkers, bad attitude, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The New WKRP in Cincinnati (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The New WKRP in Cincinnati is a sequel/spin-off of the original CBS sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati. It was made for the syndication market from 1991 to 1993. MTM Enterprises produced the show. Gordon Jump, Frank Bonner, and Richard Sanders reprised ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: workplace, radio dj, media, boss and employee, workplace situations, power relations, rock and roll, radio, dj, radio announcer, office, radio show ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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27%
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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 ⇓
27%
10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 10 Items or Less is a partly scripted, partly improvised American comedy series created by Nancy Hower, Robert Hickey and John Lehr. It starred Lehr as a less-than-successful businessman who returned home to run Greens & Grains, the family-owned ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: store, workplace, small town, misfit, boss and employee, friends, clerk, rivalry, friendship, power relations, superior, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
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27%
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Mr. Robinson (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Centers on a rough-edged musician Craig, who's adjusting to his new life as a music teacher in a big-city middle school where he encounters teacher politics and the temptations of single moms.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: school, teachers and students, musician's life, workplace, youth, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, teenage life, middle school, music teacher, power relations, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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27%
WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When a Cincinnati radio station switches from sedate music to top-40 rock 'n' roll, its staff of oddball characters is forced to switch gears quickly. New programming director Andy Travis brings in a new DJ named Venus Flytrap to work with ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: radio, radio dj, secretary, workplace, salesman, small time, power relations, director, satire, media, boss and employee, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The George Carlin Show (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The George Carlin Show is an American sitcom that aired on the Fox network from January 1994 to July 1995. It was created jointly by veteran TV producer Sam Simon and the show's namesake, comedian George Carlin.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting ...
Plot: taxi, friends, buddies, state affairs, society, workplace, lifestyle, city life, old man, taxi driver, bar, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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26%
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Clipped (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Clipped centers on a group of barbershop coworkers who all went to high school together but ran in very different crowds. Now they find themselves working together at Buzzy's, a barbershop in Charlestown, Massachusetts.
Style: humorous, sitcom, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: boss and employee, friendship, workplace, workplace situations, unfulfillment, power relations, barbershop, high school friends, everyday life, best friends, friends, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Becker (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, cynical, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: diner, doctor, friendship, doctors and patients, boss and employee, antisocial behavior, city life, introspection, clinic, workplace situations, looking for love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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24%
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30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: sitcom, parody, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, showbiz, tv show, actor, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, writers, nothing goes right, workplace situations, verbal byplay, boss and employee, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, producer, dating, workplace, strong female presence, singleness, workplace situations, boss and employee, friends, self esteem, new job, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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24%
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Mr. Sunshine (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 293 min.
TV show
Story: Ben Donovan is a self-involved manager of a second-rate San Diego sports arena who begins to re-evaluate his life on his 40th birthday. Working alongside him is his boss and arena owner, Crystal--attractive, powerful and highly erratic; Alice--the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, ex athlete, disorder, boss and employee, midlife crisis, self involved, arena, power relations, unfulfillment, owner, birthday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Bob Newhart Show (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, not serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: psychologist, workplace, dentist, secretary, therapist, battle of the sexes, shyness, therapy, couples, power relations, couple relations, workplace situations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Car 54, Where Are You? (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, buddy comedy
Plot: police, superior officer, incompetent police, disorder, friends, partners, odd couple, nothing goes right, partners against crime, goofy hero, unlikely partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, new york state, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Sanford and Son (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sanford and Son is an American sitcom, based on the BBC's Steptoe and Son, that ran on the NBC television network from January 14, 1972, to March 25, 1977. Known for its edgy racial humor, running gags and catch phrases, the series was adapted ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, talky, sincere ...
Plot: working class, family business, friendship, parents and children, family life, generation gap, living with parents, odd couple, reluctant partners, partners, workplace, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, south central los angeles, usa
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23%