Movies and TV shows like Peep Show

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Peep Show (2003)
 8.6
 43K
Peep Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Peep Show is an award-winning British sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. The television programme is written by Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain, with additional material by Mitchell and Webb amongst others. It has been broadcast on Channel 4 since 2003. The show's eighth series makes it the longest-returning comedy in Channel 4 history. Stylistically, the show uses point of view shots with the thoughts of main characters Mark and Jeremy audible as voiceovers. Peep Show follows the lives of two men from their twenties to thirties, Mark Corrigan, who has steady employment for most of the series, and Jeremy "Jez" Usbourne, an unemployed would-be musician. The pair met at the fictional Dartmouth University, and now share a flat in Croydon, South London. Mark is initially a loan manager at the fictional JLB Credit, later becoming a waiter, and then a bathroom supplies salesman. He is financially secure, but awkward and socially inept, with a pessimistic and cynical attitude. Jeremy, having split up with his girlfriend Big Suze prior to the first episode, now lives in Mark's spare room. He usually has a much more optimistic and energetic outlook on the world than Mark, yet his self-proclaimed talent as a musician has yet to be recognised, and he is not as popular or attractive as he would like to think himself, although he is more successful with the opposite sex than Mark.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, roommate, odd couple, slacker, singleness, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, partners, misfit, dull life, buddies, workplace situations, unfulfillment, workplace, friends, failed attempt, humiliation, wannabe, petty job, loser, actress, divorced divorcee, musician, everyday life, manager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about sitcom, friends, british humour, lifestyle, disorder, buddies and friendship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Peep Show: That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006), British Men Behaving Badly (1992), Threesome (2011), How Not to Live Your Life (2007), Not Going Out (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 720 min.
Story: That Mitchell and Webb Look is a British television sketch show starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. Shown on BBC Two since 2006, its first two series were directed by David Kerr, who also directed Mitchell and Webb's previous television ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, witty, clever ...
Plot: disorder, artists and showbiz, workplace, friends, media, partners, advertising, reward, odd, coworker, british, comedy team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Unfortunately, their warped views and precarious judgments often lead them to trouble, creating a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, situational comedy, bad taste humour ...
Plot: bar, sitcom, slacker, buddies, family relations, family problems, nothing goes right, misfit, workplace, irish, dysfunctional family, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
British Men Behaving Badly (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Men Behaving Badly is a British sitcom that was created and written by Simon Nye. It follows the lives of Gary Strang and his flatmates, Dermot Povey and Tony Smart. It was first broadcast on ITV in 1992. A total of six series were made along with a ...
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, neighbor, office, singleness, drugs/alcohol, alcohol abuse, unemployed, nurse, alcohol, sex, sexual humor, man child ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.7
 1K
Threesome (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Alice lives with her boyfriend Mitch and their gay best friend Richie. Together they form three points of an unlikely triangle, living, laughing and larging it together. After one particularly big night out, they end up having an unplanned threesome ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, roommate, pregnancy, babies and infants, best friends, thirty something, buddies, friendship, twentysomething life, friends, lifestyle, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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How Not to Live Your Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: How Not to Live Your Life is a British sitcom, written by and starring Dan Clark that aired between 27 September 2007 and 22 December 2011, about a neurotic twenty-nine-year-old man who is trying to navigate his way through life but is not helped by ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, singleness, twentysomething life, single, unfulfilled love, down on your luck, life is a bitch, lifestyle, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, failed attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Not Going Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Lee is a childish northerner who lives in a fancy penthouse apartment in London who goes through a variety of jobs such as a janitor and ice cream man as well as attempting relationships with female flatmates. His best mate, Daily Mail reading, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: sitcom, love triangle, thirtysomething life, apartment, innuendo, laziness, sister, lifestyle, fall in love, friendship, working class, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Lead Balloon (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Lead Balloon is a British television series produced by Open Mike Productions for BBC Four. The series was created and is co-written by comedian Jack Dee and Pete Sinclair. It stars Dee as Rick Spleen, a cynical and misanthropic comedian whose life ...
Style: talky, not serious, humorous, cynical, realistic
Plot: sitcom, comedian, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, cynic, nothing goes right, couple relations, couples, family relations, disorder, unsuccessful, maid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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Detectorists (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The lives of two eccentric metal detectorists, who spend their days plodding along ploughed tracks and open fields, hoping to disturb the tedium by unearthing the fortune of a lifetime.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, metal detector, treasure hunt, buddies, odd couple, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, friends, escapades, partners, fortune, british humour
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Him & Her (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
Story: An acutely observed, forensically honest, warts-and-all look at a working-class couple in their mid-20s.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: sitcom, slacker, verbal byplay, couple relations, twentysomething life, realism, lifestyle, couples, sexual relations, friends, in-laws, politically correct ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 8.1
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Workaholics (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Workaholics is an American sitcom that premiered on Comedy Central on April 5, 2011. The series is in its third season, and is predominantly written by its stars Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, and co-creator Kyle Newacheck who play, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, light, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, office, buddies, roommate, call center, workplace situations, twentysomething life, disorder, coworker, workplace romance, everyday life, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Spaced (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Spaced: the anti-Friends, in that it examines the lives of common 20 somethings, but in a way that is more down to earth and realistic. Here we have Daisy and Tim; two 'young' adults with big dreams just trying to get by in this crazy ...
Style: surreal, not serious, talky, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, roommate, friendship, artist, slacker, dog, platonic, deception, twentysomething life, verbal byplay, drugs/alcohol, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Odd Couple (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Oscar's life seems almost perfect...sure he's divorced and his apartment is a mess, but he's the host of a well-known sports show, and is enjoying his bachelor lifestyle in New York City. That is until his college friend, Felix, shows ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, friendship, dating, friends, disorder, radio show, misfit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, macho man, job, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
I'm Alan Partridge (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: I'm Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in 2002. The series followed the titular Alan Partridge, a failed television ...
Style: not serious, talky, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, radio, goofy hero, down on your luck, hotel, artists and showbiz, buddies, desire for fame, friendship, celebrity culture, showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Undateable (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Whether it's due to a lack of style, the wrong job, or even just a bad haircut, everyone goes through a time in their lives when they're undateable. Most of us eventually grow out of it, but some people need a little more help than others. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sitcom, bar, friends, dating, odd couple, roommate, supportive friend, looking for love, wooing, love and romance, shyness, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
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Saxondale (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gimme Gimme Gimme (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Linda La Hughes (Kathy Burke) shares a flat with Tom Farrell (James Dreyfus). Linda is overweight, loudmouthed and not particularly attractive. She thinks she's gorgeous and irrestible, however. She's also sex mad and obsessed with men. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, surreal ...
Plot: sitcom, sex, best friends, gays and lesbians, sexual obsession, actor, odd couple, gender, couples, friends, singleness, physical appearance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: After a naive Midwestern girl's big city dreams are dashed her first week in New York, she finds herself living with her worst nightmare in this hilarious, contemporary comedy about a female odd couple who are surrounded by an outrageous cast ...
Style: humorous, cynical, not serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: sitcom, roommate, city life, lifestyle change, lifestyle, party, odd couple, friends, twentysomething life, big city, troublemaker, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Young Ones (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 410 min.
Story: The Young Ones is a British sitcom, broadcast in Great Britain from 1982 to 1984 in two six-part series. Shown on BBC2, it featured anarchic, offbeat humour which helped bring alternative comedy to television in the 1980s and made household names of ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, student, hippie, college life, cult, buddies, student life, twentysomething life, youth, social relations, friends, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Magicians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, guillotine, wizards and magicians, fear of flying, odd couple, contests and competitions, parody, best friend, magic, prank, disorder, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Trollied (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Set in Valco, a fictional budget supermarket in the north west of England, Trollied finds the funny in one of our most familiar surroundings and focuses on the types of characters we all recognise: bored checkout staff, ineffectual managers and a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, supermarket, workplace situations, workplace, employer employee relationship, employment, job, store, supportive coworker, petty job, workplace humor, british humour
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Getting On (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Darkly comic series about life on a hospital ward and a nursing team who have to get on with the job despite challenges thrown up by the modern NHS.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: hospital, sitcom, elderly, nurse, dealing with death, doctors and patients, retirement home life, retirement home, workplace situations, workplace, friends, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.7
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New Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Jessica Day is an offbeat and adorable girl in her late 20s who, after a bad breakup, moves in with three single guys. Goofy, positive, vulnerable and honest to a fault, Jess has faith in people, even when she shouldn't. Although she's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, entertaining, buddy comedy ...
Plot: friends, singleness, group of friends, roommate, buddies, couple relations, optimism, young people, sitcom, young woman, ex couple relations, apartment building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.1
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Miranda (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Socially inept Miranda always gets into awkward situations; working in her joke shop with best friend Stevie, being hounded by her pushy mother, and especially when she's around her crush Gary.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, nothing goes right, looking for love, female protagonist, store, parents and children, singleness, love and romance, couples, family relations, disorder, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps is a British comedy television series sitcom that ran from 26 February 2001 to 24 May 2011 and starring Sheridan Smith, Will Mellor, Ralf Little, Natalie Casey, Kathryn Drysdale and Luke Gell. Created and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, buddies, looking for love, innuendo, dating, sexual humor, bar, vulgarity, group of friends, looking for sex, twentysomething life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Life's Too Short (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Life's Too Short is a British sitcom mockumentary created and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant from an idea by Warwick Davis, and is as described by Gervais, about "the life of a showbiz dwarf".
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: dwarf, physical appearance, actor, agent, sitcom, showbiz, misfit, disorder, artists and showbiz, actor's life, celebrity culture, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Max And Paddy's Road To Nowhere is the much-loved sequel to Peter Kay's critically-acclaimed comedy series, "Phoenix Nights". Written by and starring Peter Kay and Patrick McGuinness, this six-part comedy/drama series is the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, on the road, buddies, odd couple, friendship, partners, friends, chaos and mayhem, working class, social relations, disorder, porn ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, cross country, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.5
 82K
The Office (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Office is a British sitcom television series that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is about the day-to-day lives of office ...
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, office, employment, job, employer employee relationship, workplace, boss, christmas, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.5
 10K
Hello Ladies (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Stuart Pritchard is an awkward, overly-confident Englishman trying to date in Los Angeles – where he repeatedly attempts to infiltrate the world of beautiful people.
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: dating, looking for love, sitcom, urban, socially awkward, looking for sex, singleness, wooing, fish out of water, misfit, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 713
Drifters (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Comedy series about three young women living in Leeds who've graduated, had a year out, and are now struggling to find a job they're passionate about, a place to live that is half decent and a boyfriend they actually like. A sitcom about ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, female friendship, roommate, young adult, twentysomething life, friends, friendship, petty job, lifestyle, british humour
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.3
 25K
Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Party Down is an American comedy television series that follows a Los Angeles, California, catering team for the titular company. The sextet of aspiring Hollywood actors and writers, as well as drifting lost souls, work small-time catering gigs ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical
Plot: sitcom, comedian, actor, party, ambition, hopes, hollywood, aspiring actor, caterer, disorder, workplace, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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