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Strangers with Candy (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Strangers with Candy is a television series produced by Comedy Central. It first aired on April 7, 1999, and concluded its third and final season on October 2, 2000. Its timeslot was Sundays at 10:00 p.m.. In 2007, Strangers with Candy was ranked #30 on TV Guide's Top Cult Shows Ever.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty, clever, alternative comedy
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: teachers and students, high school, looking for sex, rehabilitation, suburbs, starting over, eccentric family, high school life, suburban life, teenage life, fish out of water, misfit, power relations, disorder, goofy hero, juvenile delinquency, switching roles, boss and employee, adolescence vs adulthood, nothing goes right, love and romance, youth, couples, stranger, ex convict ...
Time: 90s

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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 high school, youth, high school life, teenage life, friends, power relations and teachers and students mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Strangers with Candy: My Life as Liz (2010), Miss Guided (2008), The Inbetweeners (2008), Clueless (1996), Parker Lewis Can't Lose (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Strangers with Candy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A prequel to the critically acclaimed series featuring Jerri Blank, a 46 year-old ex-junkie, ex-con who returns to high school in a bid to start her life over.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, love triangle, high school, fish out of water, addiction, gays and lesbians, starting over, sexual relations, teachers and students, drug abuse, high school life, gender ...
Time: contemporary
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My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: My Life as Liz is a mockumentary style American television series that centers on the life of Liz Lee, a misfit high-school senior living in small town Texas. The series debuted on MTV on January 18, 2010. The first season finale aired on March 8, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, americana, reality, high school life, teenager, teenage life, small town, youth, friends, social relations, best friends, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, new york
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Miss Guided (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Miss Guided is an American sitcom that ran from March 18, 2008 to April 3, 2008 as a mid-season replacement on ABC. The series follows the life of Becky Freeley, a guidance counselor at a high school that she attended when she was a teenager. The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: high school, school, high school teacher, teacher, sitcom, dedicated educator, hardcase students, teachers and students, high school life, teenage life, youth, power relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Inbetweeners (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Welcome to a world of futile crushes, sibling brawls, getting drunk too quickly and casting constant aspersions about your friends' sexuality.
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, looking for sex, teenage life, sitcom, innocence lost, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, party, teenage boy, sexual humor, friendship, bully ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Clueless (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Clueless is a television series spun off from the 1995 teen film of the same name. The series originally premiered on ABC on September 20, 1996 as a part of the TGIF lineup during its first season. The show then spent its last two seasons on UPN ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, sitcom, best friends, coming of age, based on movie, high school life, teenage life, fashion, youth, friends, teachers and students, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa
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39%
Parker Lewis Can't Lose (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Parker Lewis Can't Lose is an American teen sitcom that originally aired on FOX from September 1990 to June 1993. During the last season, the series sported the simpler title Parker Lewis. The series was produced by Columbia Pictures Television ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, sitcom, buddies, friendship, high school life, teenage life, youth, social relations, disorder, friends, against the rules, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Welcome Back, Kotter (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Welcome Back, Kotter is an American television sitcom starring Gabe Kaplan and featuring a young John Travolta. Videotaped in front of a live studio audience, it originally aired on the ABC network from September 9, 1975, to June 8, 1979.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, high school, dedicated educator, hardcase students, juvenile delinquency, urban, idealism, teachers and students, urban ghetto, teaching the ways of the world, adolescence vs adulthood, stoners ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Class Act (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Duncan is a genius straight A student, Blade is juvenile delinquent. But because of a mix up with their school records, everyone thinks each is the other one. Now, Duncan kind of likes the attention from being thought of as a real bad dude, if only ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, mistaken identity, buddies, comedy of errors, college, dedicated educator, school, hardcase students, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, misfit partners, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Drexell's Class (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Drexell's Class is an American sitcom aired by Fox as part of its 1991-92 lineup. The show was created by Andrew Nicholls and Darrell Vickers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, teachers and students, misfit, school, youth, power relations, self discovery, fish out of water, unsupportive coworkers, classroom, elementary school, teacher
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
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36%
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Teachers. (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Teachers is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC. The show ran for six episodes until its cancellation on May 2, 2006. Loosely based upon a UK series of the same name, it was developed by Matt Tarses, co-executive producer of the medical ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: high school, teacher, friendship, teachers and students, workplace situations, high school teacher, sitcom, thirtysomething life, urban ghetto, workplace, power relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Mean Girls 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around a new high school student, Jo (Meaghan Martin) , who agrees to befriend an outcast, Abby (Jennifer Stone), at the urging of Abby's wealthy father in exchange for paying all of Jo's costs for the college of her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school life, teenage life, social misfits, friends, teachers and students, misfit, high school, best friends, youth, high school hunk, social relations, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Steve Harvey Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Steve Harvey Show is an American sitcom that aired for six seasons from August 25, 1996 to February 17, 2002 on The WB Television Network. It was created by Winifred Hervey and directed by Stan Lathan.
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, feel good
Plot: sitcom, high school, r&b, buddies, dedicated educator, high school teacher, hardcase students, urban ghetto, teachers and students, high school life, youth, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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My Tutor (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: High school senior Bobby Chrystal fails his French class, which will block him from entering Yale. His rich, authoritarian father hires an attractive 29-year-old to tutor Bobby over the summer and help him pass a make-up exam. While Bobby's ...
Style: sexy, humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: teachers and students, high school, tutor, older woman younger man relationship, looking for sex, school, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, when the parents are away, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Life As We Know It (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: See life through the eyes of Dino, Ben, and Jonathan -- three teens experiencing the joys and pains of growing up. Although different in many ways, these guys have one main thing in common -- women. Together, their attitudes about women are ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
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Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
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33%
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Hang Time (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Hang Time is an American teen sitcom about a fictional Indiana high school's boys' basketball team "Deering" with one female player, that aired from 1995–2000. It aired on Saturday mornings on NBC as part of the network's ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: high school, basketball, sitcom, high school life, teenage life, sport, sport team, youth, friends, cheerleading, high school basketball, high school friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
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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 ⇓
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Breaker High (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Breaker High is a Canadian teen comedy-drama series that ran from 1997 to 1998, airing on YTV in Canada and on UPN in the United States.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: ship, high school, cruise, friendship, teenage love, cruise ship, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, love and romance, youth, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 194
The Charmings (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Charmings is an American fantasy sitcom that aired from March 1987 to February 1988 on ABC. Based on the fairy tale Snow White, it chronicles Snow White and Prince Charming after they are transported in time from the Enchanted Forest to the 20th ...
Style: humorous, not serious, semi serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: verbal byplay, eccentric family, family life, family, fish out of water, sitcom, suburbs, suburban life, parody, time travel, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Jonah From Tonga (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Fourteen year old breakdancer and mischievous delinquent, Jonah Takalua, returns from Tonga to start a new life at Holy Cross High School. Dominating the playground with his gang Fobba-licious, amusing himself with endless filfthy jokes and a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: high school, mischievous children, high school life, parody, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, society, youth, social relations, disorder, juvenile delinquency, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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City Guys (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: City Guys is a United States television sitcom that aired from September 1997 to December 2001 on NBC. It lasted five seasons, and ended its run around the time of the dissolution of TNBC.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, youth, sitcom, city life, urban, teenage life, friends, lifestyle, interracial friendship, group of friends, city ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
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Suburgatory (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Single father George Altman is doing his best to raise his sixteen-year-old daughter Tessa in the big city. When he discovers a box of condoms in her bedroom, though, he decides the time has come to move her to a more wholesome and nurturing ...
Style: not serious, realistic, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, fish out of water, youth, family relations, social relations, sitcom, parents and children, everyday life, single parent, high school life, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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30%
10 Things I Hate About You (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Outspoken Kat Stratford couldn't be less like her sister, super sweet, yet kinda conformist Bianca. The only things they seem to have in common are being new at school and their overprotective dad.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenage life, opposites attract, overprotective parent, battle of the sexes, siblings relations, high school life, love and romance, youth, family relations, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The nerds are now in control of the university, as a result of Lewis Skolnick and the rest's actions in the two previous movies. A new generation of sportsmen arrive, however, determined on winning the school back. The principle, himself an ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, school, college, prank, high school, athlete and trainer, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, high school life, student life, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Senior Skip Day (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adam Harris, a semi-lame senior, is head over heels in love with Cara. Unfortunately she is the most popular girl in school. On the one day of the year that he could actually have a chance, senior skip day, he screws it all up by accidentally ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: nightlife, school, buddies, high school, hardcase students, looking for sex, teachers and students, teenage love, wooing, adolescence vs adulthood, when the parents are away, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Harold (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager with an early onset of male-pattern baldness befriends his high school's janitor.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, social misfits, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage life, misfit, youth, coming of age, teenage love, society, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Hard Times of RJ Berger (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 9 min.
Story: The Hard Times of RJ Berger was an American television comedy series created by David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith for MTV. The show's central character is RJ Berger an unpopular sophomore at the fictional Pinkerton High School in Ohio who ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, sitcom, friendship, loser, geek, high school life, teenage life, youth, social relations, buddies, coming of age, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, teenage life, black family, fish out of water, verbal byplay, siblings relations, social differences, butler, culture clash, family relations, misfit, estate ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Vice Principals (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of a high school and the people who almost run it, the vice principals.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining, light
Plot: high school, teachers and students, workplace, power relations, vengeance, friendship, plan, revenge plot, school principal, teenagers, adventure, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Trippin' (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Greg is near the end of his senior year in high school, wanting to go to the prom, eyeing Cinny (the school's beauty with brains) from afar, and regularly trippin', daydreaming about being a big success as a poet, a student, a lover. His ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, buddies, college, college life, high school life, romance, teenage life, youth, drug dealing, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
High School U.S.A. (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in a senior high school class, J.J. (Michael J. Fox) pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique which culminates in a race at the end of the movie between the two rivals in this light comedy.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, sitcom, buddies, teenage love, school, college, college life, high school life, island, teenage life, stoners, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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