Movies and TV shows like Clarissa Explains It All

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Clarissa Explains It All (1991)
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Clarissa Explains It All (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teen comedy, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, school, architect, grownups, satire, breaking the fourth wall, talking to the audience, teenage life, teenage love, fashion, youth, pets, family life, suburbs, network, arranged marriage, suburban life, siblings relations, fame, adolescence vs adulthood, witch, teenager, teenage girl, best friend, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sitcom, realistic and semi serious films and TV series with plots about youth, family relations, family, teenage life, siblings relations, family life and teenager mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Clarissa Explains It All: Lizzie McGuire (2001), Blossom (1990), Growing Pains (1985), Soul Man (1997), Charles in Charge (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lizzie McGuire (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage life, youth, family, siblings relations, school, female protagonist, part animation, popular girl, grownups, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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Blossom (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Blossom is an American sitcom broadcast on NBC from January 3, 1991, to May 22, 1995. The series was created by Don Reo, and starred Mayim Bialik as Blossom Russo, a teenager living with her father and two brothers. It was produced by Reo's ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, single parent, single father, eccentric family, youth, teenage life, family, father daughter relationship, friendship between girls, brother sister relationship, teenage girl, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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100%
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Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, family relations, society, love and romance, youth, parents and children, family life, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, long island, usa
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47%
 6.2
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Soul Man (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Soul Man is an American sitcom that aired on ABC in 1997 that lasted two seasons and starred Dan Aykroyd. The series premiered on April 15, 1997, and was picked up for a second season of 22 episodes after only three episodes aired for the first ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, clergy, church, youth, single parent, eccentric family, social relations, family life, siblings relations, parents and children
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, usa
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Charles in Charge (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Charles in Charge is an American sitcom series starring Scott Baio as Charles, a 19-year-old student at the fictional Copeland College in New Brunswick, New Jersey, who worked as a live-in babysitter in exchange for room and board. Baio directed ...
Style: realistic, sitcom, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: college, nanny, family life, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, love and romance, buddies, youth, young adult, college student, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Boy Meets World (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, high school, school, college, friendship, high school life, teenage life, teenage love, supportive parent, power relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide is an American live action sitcom on Nickelodeon that debuted in the Nickelodeon Sunday night TEENick scheduling block on September 12, 2004. The series' actual pilot episode aired on September 7, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, school, breaking the fourth wall, survival, teenage life, bully, teaching the ways of the world, youth, friends, best friends, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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36%
 7.7
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Drake & Josh (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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: humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, siblings relations, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, step siblings, manipulations, unlikely partners, prank, manipulation, deal, family ...
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The Brady Bunch (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, suburbs, family relations, architect, cheerleader, family life, parents and children, suburban life, couple relations, cult, teenage life, couples ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mr. Belvedere (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, workplace situations, siblings relations, master and servant, youth, family, workplace, society, lifestyle, friends, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Brothers Garcia (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, family life, teenage life, social relations, youth, siblings relations, immigrants, dark secret, culture, humour, ancestor ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
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33%
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Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, sacramento california
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Maybe It's Me (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Maybe It's Me is an American television comedy series that aired on The WB Network. It first aired on October 5, 2001 and ended on May 3, 2002. The series was created and executive produced by Suzanne Martin, a former writer of Frasier and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom, offbeat
Plot: teenage life, teenage girl, love and romance, youth, family relations, coping, siblings relations, twins, family, dating, criminal, grandparents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Moesha (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Moesha was an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996 to May 14, 2001. The series stars R&B singer Brandy Norwood as Moesha Mitchell, a high school student living with her family in the Leimert Park ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: family relations, verbal byplay, parents and children, youth, lifestyle, family, best friends, friends, eccentric family, family life, teenage life, high school ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
So Little Time (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: So Little Time is an American sitcom starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen that aired on Fox Family. The first half of the series aired from June 2, 2001, to August 15, 2001. The series then went on a four-month hiatus owing to network management ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, entertaining
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
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32%
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Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, liberal, culture clash, parents and children, hippie, lifestyle, republican, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
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31%
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Sister, Sister (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sister, Sister is an American television sitcom starring identical twins Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. The premise of the show was that the girls were separated and adopted at birth, one to a single mother, one to a single father, and have met again ...
Style: sitcom, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, teenage life, high school life, parents and children, sister sister relationship, friendship, twin sister, lifestyle, youth, eccentric family, verbal byplay, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009. The series starred comedian Bill Engvall and was written and created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. The series was canceled on September 25, 2009. On June ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
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31%
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Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, prom, youth, high school life, teenage life, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, workplace, misfit, private detective, hardcase students, prank ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california
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30%
My Brother and Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Brother and Me is a sitcom on Nickelodeon that premiered on October 15, 1994, and ran until February 2, 1995. The show is about a family living in the West Side of Charlotte, North Carolina, who experience the highs and lows of everyday life. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, african american, siblings relations, youth, friends, family relations, mother daughter relationship, best friend, child protagonist, brother brother relationship, little boy, house ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Happy Days (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Days is an American television sitcom that aired first-run from January 15, 1974 to September 24, 1984 on ABC. Created by Garry Marshall, the series presents an idealized vision of life in the mid-1950s to mid-1960s United States. The series ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, teenage love, family life, youth, love and romance, buddies, coming of age, teenage life, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, basketball ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie comic book series of the same name. The show premiered on September 27, 1996 on ABC to over 17 million viewers in its "T.G.I.F." line-up. The show stars Melissa Joan ...
Style: feel good, not serious, sitcom, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, eccentric family, supernatural ability, cat, wizards and magicians, witchcraft, friendship, magic, high school, hereditary gift of witchcraft, teenage life, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Jeff Foxworthy Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Air conditioning repair man Jeff finds himself a fish out of water living in Indiana with his Southern ways and humor. Eventually he takes his family back to Georgia and reconnects with his eccentric relations.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, disorder, youth, family, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, actor playing himself, short lived, television flop
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Silver Spoons (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Silver Spoons is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 25, 1982 to May 11, 1986 and in first-run syndication from September 15, 1986 to March 4, 1987. The series was produced by Embassy Television for the first four seasons, until ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, rich and poor, family relations, power relations, family life, americana, parents and children, siblings relations, society, family, youth, man child ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Raising Dad is an American television series that aired on the WB from September 2001 until May 2002. The series starred Bob Saget, Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, Riley Smith, Beau Wirick, and Jerry Adler, and was produced by Albion Productions in ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, family life, living with parents, family relations, social relations, indoor, coming of age, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Parent 'Hood (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Parent 'Hood is an American sitcom that aired on The WB airing from January 18, 1995 to July 25, 1999. The series starred Robert Townsend and Suzzanne Douglas. Originally to have been titled Father Knows Nothing, the series was one of the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, suburban life, mischievous children, buddies, society, single parent, young heroes, lifestyle, babies and infants, youth, family problems, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
That's So Raven (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Raven Baxter is a winsome teen whose ability to glimpse flashes of the future often gets her into hot water.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, captivating
Audience: teen comedy, kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, psychic power, family, extrasensory perception, supernatural ability, parents and children, teenage life, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage love, siblings relations, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Complete Savages (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Complete Savages is an American sitcom that was broadcast on ABC from September 2004 to June 2005. It was part of ABC's final TGIF comedy line-up. The show was created by Mike Scully and Julie Thacker and executive produced by Mel Gibson. It ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, single father, firefighter, child as adult, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, sibling relationship, family, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Home Improvement (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Home Improvement is an American television sitcom starring Tim Allen, that aired from September 17, 1991 to May 25, 1999. The show was created by Matt Williams, Carmen Finestra and David McFadzean. In the 1990s, it was one of the most watched ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: handyman, friendship, family relations, family life, indoor, youth, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, workplace, love and romance, suburbs, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
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Fudge (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Fudge is an American children's television series based on a series of Judy Blume books about a young boy nicknamed Fudge. The series ran for two seasons, with 24 episodes following a telefilm adaptation of Blume's novel Fudge-A-Mania, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: siblings relations, skyscraper, family relations, family, youth, school, sibling rivalry, parent, parents, little brother, apartment, elevator ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%