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Only Fools and Horses (1981)
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Only Fools and Horses (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, clever
Plot: working class, family relations, black market, cons and scams, disorder, eccentric family, veteran, partners, siblings relations, dishonesty, hopes, scam, ambition, uncle, van, society, dealer, mishap, relatives, weirdo, nothing goes right, streetwise, workplace situations, grandparent and grandchild, hapless ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, sitcom and semi serious films and TV series with plots about british humour, family relations, working class, workplace situations, workplace, society and disorder mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Only Fools and Horses: Open All Hours (1976), Steptoe and Son (1962), Not Going Out (2006), Barbara (1995), The Likely Lads (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Open All Hours (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Open All Hours is a BBC sitcom written by Roy Clarke and starring Ronnie Barker as a miserly shop keeper and David Jason as his put-upon nephew who works as his errand boy. It ran for 26 episodes in four series, which premiered in 1976, 1981, 1982 ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: storekeeper, miser, nephew, uncle, nurse, customer, store, generation gap, workplace situations, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, northern england, europe, england
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Steptoe and Son (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Steptoe and Son is a British sitcom written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson about a father and son played by Wilfred Brambell and Harry H. Corbett who deal in selling used items. They live on Oil Drum Lane, a fictional street in Shepherd's Bush, ...
Style: sitcom, clever, touching, humorous, witty ...
Plot: working class, family business, father, son, living with parents, dealer, family relations, family problems, workplace, society, odd couple, partners ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, england, united kingdom, london
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Not Going Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: slacker, lifestyle, friendship, couples, roommate, job seeking, fall in love, disorder, love triangle, working class, thirtysomething life, flatmate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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Barbara (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Barbara is a British sitcom starring Gwen Taylor in the title role. A pilot was broadcast in 1995, and three series were then televised from 1999 to 2003. It was made by Central Television, and filmed at their Lenton Lane studios in Nottingham in ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: family relations, couples, perversion, society, workplace situations, eccentric family, suburbs, family life, couple relations, suburban life, family, doctor ...
Time: 90s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
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100%
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The Likely Lads (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Likely Lads is a British sitcom created and written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, and produced by Dick Clement. Twenty episodes were broadcast by the BBC, in three series, between 16 December 1964 and 23 July 1966. However, only eight of ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: working class, friendship, buddies, workplace, society, workplace situations, factory worker, friends, dysfunctional relationship, electrician, social climbing, army ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: northern england, england, europe
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Miranda (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: store, female protagonist, comedian, family relations, love and romance, disorder, living with parents, unsupportive parent, dating, couples, nothing goes right, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, europe
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Mrs. Brown's Boys (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Get ready to experience everyone’s favourite mother hen at her most outrageous in her very first Live Tour DVD. Prepare for a riot of bad behaviour as you see Mrs Brown Live and unleashed for the first time in a show jam packed with all the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, matriarch, eccentric family, everyday life, elderly, plan gone awry, disorder, living with parents, couple relations, parents and children, golden years, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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100%
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Grafters (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Grafters was a British drama–comedy programme originally broadcast in the UK on ITV from 27 October 1998 to 20 December 1999 for 16 episodes over two series. Grafters was based around the Purvis brothers Joe and Trevor, who along with their ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: couples, brother, construction worker, unfulfillment, workplace, social differences, couple relations, siblings relations, workplace situations, family relations, social relations, cousin ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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Rock & Chips (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Prequel to Only Fools and Horses, set in the 1960s, Joan Trotter is in an unhappy marriage with the work-shy Reg, with whom she has a teenage son, Derek ("Del Boy"). However, the reappearance in Peckham of bank robber, "art ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: working class, society, theft, lifestyle, bittersweet, childbirth, petty criminal, promotion, dishonesty, pregnancy, infidelity, living with parents ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1960
Place: london, england, europe
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White Van Man (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The incredible misadventures of two handymen on the road and the extraordinary people they meet along the way.
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: working class, workplace, family relations, nothing goes right, construction worker, workplace situations, disorder, family business, society, destruction, partners, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
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Blandings (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Blandings is a British comedy television series adapted by Guy Andrews from the Blandings Castle stories of P.G. Wodehouse. It was first broadcast on BBC One from 13 January 2013, and stars Timothy Spall, Jennifer Saunders and Mark Williams. The ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, witty, captivating ...
Plot: english countryside, eccentric family, master and servant, lord, butler, family relations, castle, estate, power relations, bookies, siblings relations, pig ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: europe
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100%
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Desmond's (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Desmond's was a British television situation comedy broadcast by Channel 4 from 1989 to 1994. With 71 episodes, Desmond's became Channel 4's longest-running sitcom. The first series was shot in 1988, with the first episode broadcast ...
Style: sitcom, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: working class, barbershop, society, social relations, family relations, friends, family business, couples, couple relations, social differences, immigrants, beauty salon ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england
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Still Open All Hours (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Still Open All Hours is a sitcom set in a grocer's shop. It is a sequel to the series Open All Hours, written by original series writer Roy Clarke and featuring several of the permanent cast members of the original series
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: store, workplace situations, workplace, family relations, parents and children, family business, friendship, storekeeper, salesman, customer, workplace humor, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
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Twenty Twelve (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty Twelve is a BBC television comedy series written and directed by John Morton. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes and Amelia Bullmore, the programme is a spoof on-location documentary following the organisation of the 2012 Summer Olympics ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic
Plot: satire, workplace situations, nothing goes right, secretary, disorder, power relations, boss and employee, team, olympics, boss, workplace, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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Phoenix Nights (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights is a British sitcom about The Phoenix Club, a working men's club in the northern English town of Farnworth, Greater Manchester. The show was written by Neil Fitzmaurice, Peter Kay and Dave Spikey, produced by ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, workplace, ambition, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace problem, disability, partners, blind ambition, staff, friends, singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: northern england, england
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2point4 Children (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: 2point4 children is a 1990s British sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porter family; an average family that is persistently faced with surreal situations and sheer bad luck. The show was originally ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: family relations, couple relations, eccentric family, family life, couples, parents and children, siblings relations, family, family man, husband wife relationship, parenthood, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Archie Bunker's Place is an American sitcom originally broadcast on the CBS network, conceived in 1979 as a spin-off and continuation of All in the Family. While not as popular as its predecessor, the show maintained a large enough audience to ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: society, workplace, misfit partners, partners, satire, disorder, friends, family relations, family life, working class, workplace situations, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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33%
Friday Night Dinner (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Two siblings share their Friday night dinners at their parents home and, somehow, something always goes wrong.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, nostalgic
Plot: family relations, family dinner, eccentric family, comedy of errors, parents and children, marriage, social awkwardness, disorder, family gatherings, couple relations, grandparent and grandchild, middle aged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, europe
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Raised by Wolves (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set on a Wolverhampton council estate, Raised By Wolves is modern day reimagining of the childhood of Caitlin Moran and her brothers and sisters. Single-mum Della lives in a three bedroom council house with Germaine, Aretha, Yoko, Mariah, Wyatt and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family relations, single parent, youth, teenage life, single mother, strong female presence, siblings relations, estate, coming of age, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Grandma's House (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grandma's House is a sitcom television series broadcast on BBC Two. Written by Simon Amstell and long term collaborator Dan Swimer, the series stars Simon Amstell playing a version of himself: an ex-television presenter searching for meaning in ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: career, starting over, family relations, oldtimer, doubts and hesitations, unfulfillment, grandmother, family, hopes, grandparent and grandchild, eccentric family, large family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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Max and Paddy's Road to Nowhere (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: motor home, friendship, on the road, friends, social relations, disorder, odd couple, lifestyle, buddies, silly humor, chaos and mayhem, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, britain
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W1A (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The follow-up to 'Twenty Twelve' as Ian Fletcher takes up the position of 'Head of Values' at the BBC. His task is to clarify, define, or re-define the core purpose of the BBC across all its functions and to position it ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: workplace situations, satire, workplace, television, disorder, nothing goes right, intern, bbc, supportive coworker, unsupportive coworkers, new job, counselor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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Early Doors (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A sitcom set in a small pub in Manchester, “The Grapes”, where daily life is bound up in the issues of love, loneliness, and blocked urinals. Regular drinkers Joe and Duffy pass the time with landlord Ken and his police officer cronies.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, talky
Plot: everyday life, old friend, buddies, workplace, society, working class, workplace situations, owner, friends, gossip and rumors, slacker, pub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: northern england, england, europe
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Till Death Us Do Part (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Till Death Us Do Part is a ground-breaking British sitcom that aired on BBC1 from 1965 to 1975. First airing as a Comedy Playhouse pilot, the show aired in seven series until 1975. Six years later, ITV continued the sitcom, calling it Till Death.... ...
Style: sitcom, talky, biting, suspense, not serious ...
Plot: working class, racism, satire, fanatic, conservative, husband, daughter, wife, baby, society, immigrants, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england
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31%
Grounded for Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Right out of high school, Sean Finnerty got his girlfriend Claudia pregnant. Now she’s his wife, and at just 32, he’s somehow found himself with 14-year-old daughter Lily, two little boys, and a constant struggle between his need to be ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: family, overbearing parent, everyday life, family relations, dysfunctional family, family values, parents and children, eccentric family, disorder, christianity, nothing goes right, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 80s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Are You Being Served? Again! (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Grace & Favour is a British sitcom sequel to the long-running series Are You Being Served? It aired on BBC1 for two series from 1992 to 1993 and marked the return of Are You Being Served? creators and writers Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: estate, hotel, countryside, english countryside, retired, social relations, disorder, staff, human nature, workplace situations, family business, store ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
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Beautiful People (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Beautiful People is a British comedy drama television series based on the memoirs of Barneys creative director Simon Doonan. The series takes place in Reading, Berkshire, in 1997, where thirteen-year-old Simon Doonan and his best friend Kylie dream ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching
Plot: suburbs, gay, friends, working class, family relations, youth, follow your dream, best friends, lifestyle, hopes, society, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
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The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: sitcom, cynical, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, politician, society, government official, political intrigue, workplace situations, political satire, stupidity, boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england
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Goodness Gracious Me (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Goodness Gracious Me is a BBC English language sketch comedy show originally aired on BBC Radio 4 from 1996 to 1998 and later televised on BBC Two from 1998 to 2001. The ensemble cast were four British Indian actors, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, cynical, witty ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, immigrants, society, suburbs, family life, suburban life, working class, eccentric family, disorder, ethnic, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: punjab, england, europe, india
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The Old Guys (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Old Guys is a British comedy television series that revolves around two aging housemates: Tom Finnan and Roy Bowden. The pair live across the street from Sally, whom they both find attractive. Tom moved in with Roy after Roy's wife Penny ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: friends, friendship, lifestyle, love triangle, girl next door, rivalry, dating, wooing, aging, unlikely partners, elderly, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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