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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
Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
USA
22 min.
 8.3
Family Ties
Comedy, Family
USA
30 min.
 7.2
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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, teenage life, family life, siblings relations and teenager mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Clarissa Explains It All: Boy Meets World (1993), Growing Pains (1985), Family Ties (1982), So Little Time (2001), The Brothers Garcia (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, realistic, feel good, touching
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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, realistic, humorous, sentimental
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Place: new york, usa, long island
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So Little Time
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
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The Brothers Garcia
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 ...
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Story: Sent to Paris to visit their grandfather, the twins fall in love with France, not to mention two French boys.
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Story: Teenage sisters Charli and Lola are on the verge of an experience beyond their wildest dreams! Pack your bags and jet off to Rome as the girls start their summer internship working for the legendary Derek Hanson - the totally cool international ...
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Time: contemporary
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Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
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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, ...
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    User:   54%
 
Campus Confidential
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Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
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Charles in Charge
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Rockford
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Country: India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The movie chronicles the arrival of a (Hindu) student to a strict all-boys Christian boarding school in India and his assimilation into the school. The change is quite dramatic to the protagonist and there are a lot of events that would look ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
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    User:   48%
 
Doogie Howser, M.D.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: pre-teens
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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House Arrest
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 90s
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System:   50%
    User:   44%
 
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 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, 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:   49%
    User:   100%
 
 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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
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System:   49%
    User:   54%
 
 6.0
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Soul Man
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
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Time: 90s
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    User:   46%
 
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: siblings relations, high school life, family, teenage life, family life, youth, middle school, family relations, friends, buddies, mischievous children, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
 7.4
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, verbal byplay, family life, family, 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:   48%
    User:   54%
 

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