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Mama's Family
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, based on sketch comedy
Plot: sitcom, dysfunctional family, family life, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, couples, family problems, friends, family, adult virgin, grandparent grandchild relationship, grandmother grandson relationship, grandmother, female bonding, friendship between women, widow, mother son relationship
Time: 80s
Place: florida, 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 family relations, sitcom, family life, parents and children, couples, family and youth mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Mama's Family: Gimme a Break! (1981), Married with Children (1986), Kate & Allie (1984), The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988), Still Standing (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gimme a Break!
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
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Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new york
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Married with Children
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Married... with Children is an American sitcom that aired for 11 seasons. It featured a dysfunctional family living in a fictional Chicago, Illinois, suburb. The show, notable for being the first prime-time television series to air on Fox, ran from ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Genre: Comedy
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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, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
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Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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The Prince of Pennsylvania
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his father for ransom, only nobody wants him ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, touching
Plot: kidnapping, buddies, missing person, family life, youth, family relations, dysfunctional family, friends, friendship, cons and scams, family in crisis, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, mine
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Still Standing
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After 18 years of marriage, high school sweethearts Bill and Judy Miller still make each other laugh and try to keep their marriage intact, even when their family pulls them in different directions. Since Bill has a far more immature approach to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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227
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 80s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Everybody Hates Chris is an American television narrative sitcom that depicts the troubled teenage experiences of comedian Chris Rock while growing up in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City. The show is set between 1982 and 1987, but Rock ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
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Reba
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After her dentist husband of 20 years leaves her for his dental hygienist, Reba Hart's seemingly perfect world is turned upside down.​
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Good Times
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
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The Charmings
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Country: USA
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Style: humorous, not serious, witty, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, family outing
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Oliver Beene
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Oliver Beene is an American sitcom that premiered on Fox on March 9, 2003. The show was created by Howard Gewirtz. Set in 1962 and 1963, the show chronicled the trials and tribulations of the 11-to-12-year-old Oliver Beene, in first person ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sentimental ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Audience: family outing
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Audience: family outing
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Over the Brooklyn Bridge
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A put-upon Jewish deli owner in Brooklyn dreams of getting out from underneath the thumb of his domineering father and his haughty fashion-model girlfriend by buying his own restaurant in midtown Manhattan.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: parents and children, family relations, romance, restaurant, clergy, religions or cults, family life, love and romance, society, couples, friends, jewish ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Mr. Belvedere
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, touching, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: master and servant, sitcom, friendship, family, family life, suburban life, suburbs, workplace situations, family relations, friends, disorder, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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Miss Firecracker
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A girl from Yazoo City, Mississippi pins all her hopes on winning the local beauty pageant.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, beauty pageant, dysfunctional family, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations, adaptation, relationships, dialogue, eccentric family, women, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
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Who's the Boss?
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Who's the Boss? is an American sitcom created by Martin Cohan and Blake Hunter, which aired on ABC from September 20, 1984 to April 25, 1992. Produced by Embassy Television, in association with Hunter-Cohan Productions, and Columbia Pictures ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous
Plot: sitcom, family life, family, opposites attract, boss and employee, parents and children, family relations, single parent, coming of age, friendship, workplace, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: connecticut, usa
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My Wife and Kids
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Wife and Kids is an American television family sitcom that ran on ABC from March 28, 2001 until May 17, 2005. Produced by Touchstone Television, it starred Damon Wayans and Tisha Campbell-Martin, and centers on the character of Michael Kyle, a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, suburbs, suburban life, working class, family life, black family, sitcom, society, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
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Newhart
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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, small town, best friends, college, single parent, unlikely couple, student life, cafe, workplace situations, nothing goes right, village, americana ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, vermont, usa
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Grounded for Life
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Right out of high school, Sean Finnerty got his girlfriend Claudia pregnant. Now she’s his wife, and at just 32, he’s somehow found himself with 14-year-old daughter Lily, two little boys, and a constant struggle between his need to be ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, feel good
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, nothing goes right, family life, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, relationship vs career, tv show, family relations, parents and children, family life, ambition, artists and showbiz, media, couples, family, irish american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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The Cosby Show
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Cosby Show is an American television situation comedy starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African-American family ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, parents and children, family, family life, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, teenage life, society, youth, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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Cosby
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: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, based on british tv series
Audience: family outing
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Empty Nest
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Empty Nest is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from 1988 to 1995. The series was created as a spin-off of The Golden Girls by creator and producer Susan Harris. For its first three seasons, Empty Nest was one of the year's top 10 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
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Too Close for Comfort
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Too Close for Comfort is an American television sitcom which ran on the ABC network from November 11, 1980 until May 5, 1983, and in first-run syndication from April 7, 1984 until September 27, 1986. It was modeled after the British series Keep It ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, based on british tv series
Plot: relationship vs career, sitcom, family life, college, love and romance, suburbs, bank, couples, family relations, music band, cartoonist, twins ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco
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