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Only Fools and Horses.... (1981)
Original name: Only Fools and Horses
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, working class, cons and scams, family relations, uncle, van, black market, siblings relations, family, pub, ambition, flat, business, scam, council estate, brother, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, eccentric family, workplace situations, dishonesty, hopes, society, dealer ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about sitcom, family relations, workplace, working class, society, workplace situations and eccentric family mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Only Fools and Horses....: Open All Hours (1973), The Royle Family (1998), Steptoe and Son (1962), Desmond's (1989), The Likely Lads (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Open All Hours (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: sitcom, customer, uncle, miser, nephew, shopkeeper, nurse, workplace situations, unfulfillment, cash register, working class, workaholic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: northern england, yorkshire, england, europe
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The Royle Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
Story: British comedy series focusing on the lives of a working-class family in Manchester who love the TV.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: manchester, northern england, england, europe
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Steptoe and Son (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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, ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
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Desmond's (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
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The Likely Lads (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, northern england
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC. Centred on the life of eccentric, social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket, the sitcom follows her obsessive and determined attempts to impress in middle class ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, clever, witty
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe
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Still Open All Hours (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, store, workplace situations, workplace, grocery store, parents and children, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 20 min.
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.... ...
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Duration: 25 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
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Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973)
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Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? is a British sitcom which was broadcast between 9 January 1973 and 9 April 1974 on BBC1. It was the colour sequel to the mid-1960s hit The Likely Lads. It was created and written, as was its predecessor, by Dick ...
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