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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.
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, architect, siblings relations, suburbs, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations, pets, suburban life, fashion, 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 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, family, sitcom, teenage life, siblings relations and family life mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Clarissa Explains It All: Lizzie McGuire (2001), Growing Pains (1985), The Clique (2008), Malcolm in the Middle (2000), Drake & Josh (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lizzie McGuire (2001)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, school, family, siblings relations, teenager, teenage life, coming of age, high school, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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 6.6
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Growing Pains (1985)
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, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, couple relations, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, family life, youth, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, long island
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71%
 5.4
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The Clique (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young girl tries to fit in with a clique of popular middle school girls after moving into the guest house of one of their homes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, group of friends, family life, school, youth, leadership, love and romance, family relations, clique, popularity, middle school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, neurotic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, sitcom, parents and children, anger, eccentric family, family relations, teenage life, prodigy, suburban life, youth, social satire, uptight character ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 7.7
 30K
Drake & Josh (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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: humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic, situational comedy ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: teenage life, siblings relations, family, unlikely partners, family relations, lifestyle, manipulations, prank, adolescence vs adulthood, step siblings, deal, disorder ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 22 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, school, bully, teaching the ways of the world, teenager, teenage life, coming of age, youth, friends, best friends, buddies, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of a 10-year-old girl Dawn Haley whose sibling rivalry with her three brothers is heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, siblings relations, family, family life, youth, family relations, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, favoritism among siblings, child, sibling rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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58%
 7.2
 14K
Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, republican, culture clash, liberal, parents and children, siblings relations, conservatism, democrat, family life, family relations, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 7.3
 143
Fudge (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, family relations, family, siblings relations, skyscraper, apartment, elevator, school, friend, sibling rivalry, parent
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 194
Soul Man (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: clergy, sitcom, single parent, parents and children, family life, family relations, siblings relations, eccentric family, youth, social relations, church
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Boy Meets World (1993)
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, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, teen drama
Plot: sitcom, coming of age, school, friendship, college, high school, teenage love, dating, neighbor, buddies, family, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Brady Bunch (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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.
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, sitcom, cheerleader, architect, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, optimism, cult, family life, youth, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Brothers Garcia (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, teenager, immigrants, family life, family relations, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, social relations, latinos, brother, intelligence ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
So Little Time (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, sitcom, family, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, friends, best friends, teenage love, high school life, love and romance, twin sister ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Charles in Charge (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mr. Belvedere (1985)
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, realistic, touching, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, master and servant, friendship, butler, illegal immigrant, family life, family, suburbs, suburban life, workplace situations, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family life, family, couples, suburbs, family relations, couple relations, suburban life, teenage life, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
 12K
Even Stevens (2000)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, sitcom, parents and children, siblings relations, sibling relationship, jewish, teenager, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, touching
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, teenage life, wizards and magicians, supernatural, friendship, eccentric family, high school, magic, family, family relations, family secret ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993)
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: sitcom, high school, prom, hardcase students, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage life, youth, power relations, private detective, prank ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Naturally, Sadie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Naturally, Sadie is a Canadian comedy teen drama sitcom that ran for three seasons from June 24, 2005 to August 26, 2007. It was produced in Canada, set in Whitby, Ontario. Filmed in Toronto, Ontario, most of the show was shot inside a former ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
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43%
Bella and the Bulldogs (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A head cheerleader's life takes an unexpected twist when her rifle-like throwing arm takes her from the sidelines to becoming her middle school’s starting quarterback. Bella Dawson is a confident, caring and talented teenager, who suddenly ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Brother and Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, touching
Audience: family outing
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sister, Sister (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, twins, verbal byplay, parents and children, family, twin sister, college, siblings relations, eccentric family, high school, student life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
100 Things to Do Before High School (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: With real life and teen drama awaiting her after 8th grade graduation, CJ Parker has only a short time left to make the most of her middle school years. Together with her two lifelong best friends Fenwick and Crispo, she is determined to get the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: friends, friendship, coming of age, school, middle school, youth, best friends, teachers and students, power relations, social relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Silver Spoons (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, coming of age, parents and children, family, man child, family life, society, youth, family relations, power relations, rich and poor, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 116
Malibu, CA (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Malibu, CA is an American teen sitcom television program produced by Saved by the Bell creator Peter Engel that aired from 1998 to 2000 on syndication. Co-created by Engel and Carl Kurlander, the show centred around the lives of twin brothers Scott ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, surfing, teenage life, youth, family relations, twins, siblings relations, wooing, love and romance, two brothers, teenage son, blonde girl ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, saudi arabia, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 4K
Hope & Faith (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Hope, a down-to-earth, happily married mother of three has her tidy world turned upside down when her celebrity sister moves in. Faith was living the Hollywood life as a soap opera star before her character was killed off.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, christmas special
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, odd couple, family, sibling relationship, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, family life, suburban life, artists and showbiz, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Partridge Family (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Partridge Family is an American television sitcom series about a widowed mother and her five children who embark on a music career. It ran from September 25, 1970, until March 23, 1974, on the ABC network as part of a Friday-night lineup, and ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: siblings relations, showbiz, teenage life, family life, love and romance, youth, family relations, parents and children, teenage love, overnight success, tour bus, singing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sigmund and the Sea Monsters was an American children's television series that ran from 1973 to 1975, produced by Sid and Marty Krofft and aired on Saturday mornings. There were 29 episodes spanning two seasons.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sea monster, friendship, mischievous children, school, young heroes, suburbs, family, rescue, ocean or sea, adolescence vs adulthood, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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