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Clarissa Explains It All
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Clarissa Explains It All is an American teen sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon. Created by Mitchell Kriegman, it aired for five seasons for a total of 65 episodes from March 23, 1991, to December 3, 1994, and then went into reruns. In the series, Clarissa Darling, who is played by Melissa Joan Hart, is a teen girl who addresses the audience directly to describe the things that are happening in her life, dealing with typical pre-adolescent concerns such as school, boys, pimples, wearing her first training bra and an annoying little brother. Reruns of the show have appeared intermittently on TeenNick's channel block The '90s Are All That since July 25, 2011.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: school, siblings relations, suburbs, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations, pets, suburban life, fashion, architect, arranged marriage, network, witch, fame, adolescent girl, talking to the audience, grandparents, overalls, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, best friend, aunt niece relationship ...
Time: 90s
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The Wonder Years
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 8.3
Malcolm in the Middle
Comedy, Family
USA
22 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about youth, family relations, teenage life, family, siblings relations, family life and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Clarissa Explains It All: Boy Meets World (1993), Growing Pains (1985), Family Ties (1982), Drake & Josh (2004), Malcolm in the Middle (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Boy Meets World
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids, teen drama
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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Growing Pains
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
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Place: new york, usa, long island
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Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Audience: family outing
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio, usa
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    User:   83%
 
 7.7
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Drake & Josh
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Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Drake & Josh is an American television sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows the lives of two teenage boys with opposing personalities, Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, who become stepbrothers. Both actors had played ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, captivating
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Malcolm in the Middle
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, clever, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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The Wonder Years
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
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    User:   50%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When widower Mike Brady marries a lovely lady widow Carol Ann, their two families become one. These are the misadventures of this new couple, their six children, a dog named Tiger, and quirky housekeeper Alice.
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    User:   47%
 
The Brothers Garcia
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Brothers García is an American sitcom that premiered in 2000 on Nickelodeon and ended in 2004. It was among the first projects of Sí TV, an effort to produce programming featuring Latino characters, however being aimed at a diverse audience. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
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    User:   54%
 
Passport to Paris
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Duration: 87 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: twins, mischievous children, impossible love, siblings relations, family, teenage life, when the parents are away, family life, youth, family relations, disorder, culture clash ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
Still Standing
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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    User:   53%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, date night
Plot: family, camp, friendship, school, children, friends, summer school, young lovers, parents and children, book, adaptation, teenage love ...
Time: 90s
Place: connecticut, new york
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    User:   53%
 
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House Arrest
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Country: USA
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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    User:   49%
 
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Even Stevens
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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System:   47%
    User:   41%
 
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Good Luck Charlie
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Good Luck Charlie is an American television sitcom, which premiered on April 4, 2010, on Disney Channel. The series was created by Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen, who wanted to create a program that would appeal to entire families, as opposed to only ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   47%
 
Doogie Howser, M.D.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Doogie Howser, M.D. is an American television comedy-drama starring Neil Patrick Harris as a teenage physician who also faces the problems of being a normal teenager. Creators Steven Bochco and David E. Kelley, partnering with ABC, aired the show ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
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    User:   41%
 
 7.4
 28K
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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System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
 6.6
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Family Matters
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A long-running dramedy centering on the Winslow family, a middle-class African American family living in Chicago, and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. A spin-off of Perfect Strangers.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, goofy hero, family, parents and children, suburbs, family life, youth, family relations, siblings relations, suburban life, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
One Day at a Time
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: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, best friends, suburbs, single parent, feminism, parents and children, siblings relations, singleness, single mother, adolescence vs adulthood, family business, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
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System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
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 6.5
 12K
Reba
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
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.​
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, single parent, parents and children, dysfunctional family, suburbs, pregnancy, family life, suburban life, single mother, couples, family relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
Saved by the Bell: The New Class
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Saved by the Bell: The New Class is a spin-off of the Saved by the Bell series which ran from September 11, 1993 to January 8, 2000. The series lasted for seven seasons on NBC as a part of the network's TNBC Saturday morning line-up. It was the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, sitcom, hardcase students, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage life, youth, power relations, private detective, prank, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: california
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System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
Switching Goals
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Twin sisters Emma and Sam come up with a scheme to switch places so each can play in the soccer team they prefer.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: sport, hidden identity, twins, mischievous children, family, underdog, contests and competitions, switching roles, siblings relations, soccer, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult ...
Time: 90s
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System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
 4.8
 31K
Hannah Montana
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: At home and school, she's Miley Stewart, a typical teenager, but when the lights go down and the curtain goes up, she emerges as the glamorous and talented Hannah Montana. Having the "Best of Both Worlds" is a complicated proposition, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: music, musician's life, family, family life, high school, teenage life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, youth, single parent, teenager, double life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: tennessee, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
 6.6
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Lizzie McGuire
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Lizzie McGuire is an American live-action teen sitcom, which features an animated version of the title character performing soliloquy. The animated sequences were interspersed with the show's live-action sequences. It premiered on the Disney ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, best friends, school, siblings relations, family, teenage life, coming of age, high school, youth, friendship, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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System:   43%
    User:   100%
 

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