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Are You Being Served?
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Classic comedy set in fading department store Grace Brothers.
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic
Plot: sitcom, farce, boss and employee, store, workplace, workplace situations, department store, power relations, gays and lesbians, workplace intrigue, gender, rivalry, disorder, british humour, camp, sexism, shopping, unsupportive coworkers, supportive coworker, salesman, elderly man, knickers, suspenders, innuendo, clothing store ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
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Fawlty Towers
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30 min.
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Yes, Prime Minister
Comedy
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30 min.
 8.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and not serious films and TV series with plots about sitcom, british humour, workplace situations, workplace, disorder, power relations and boss and employee mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Are You Being Served?: Black Books (2000), Yes, Prime Minister (1986), Fawlty Towers (1975), Yes Minister (1980), Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Are You Being Served? Again!
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Black Books
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
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Yes, Prime Minister
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: James Hacker MP the Government's bumbling minister for Administrative Affairs is propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. Could this have possibly have been managed by his trusted Permanent Private ...
Style: clever, not serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
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Place: england, europe
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Are You Being Served?
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The clothing department's floor requires renovation; rather than let the staff sit idle while the area is closed off, the management sends them on a paid holiday in Costa Plonka, a fictional city in Spain. Their hotel and its surroundings prove ...
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, witty, biting
Plot: farce, goofy hero, social differences, workplace situations, hotel, fish out of water, disorder, resort, rebelliousness, store, department store, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, spain
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Fawlty Towers
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Fawlty Towers is a British sitcom produced by BBC Television that was first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Twelve episodes were made. The show was written by John Cleese and his then wife Connie Booth, both of whom also starred in the ...
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Yes Minister
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Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set principally in the private office of a British Cabinet minister in the Department of Administrative Affairs in Whitehall, Yes Minister follows the ministerial career of The Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP, played by Paul Eddington. His various struggles to ...
Style: talky, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, cynical, witty
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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    User:   52%
 
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    User:   53%
 
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Style: humorous, talky, not serious, offbeat, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, sweden
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System:   53%
    User:   52%
 
You Rang, M'Lord?
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Story: You Rang M'Lord? is a British comedy series written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft, the creators of Dad's Army, It Ain't Half Hot Mum and Hi-de-Hi! It was broadcast between 1990 and 1993 on the BBC. The show was a comedy set in the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
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Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   53%
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Steptoe and Son
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, ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, witty, humorous ...
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    User:   44%
 
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Country: UK
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Audience: teens
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Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
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    User:   52%
 
The New Statesman
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The New Statesman is a British sitcom of the late 1980s and early 1990s satirising the Conservative government of the time. It was written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran at the request of, and as a starring vehicle for, its principal actor, Rik ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, witty ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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Taxi
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Louie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He tries to maintain order over a collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his “cage,” they form ...
Style: not serious, talky, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, taxi driver, workplace situations, urban, city life, workplace, immigrants, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, friendship, couples, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
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Jeeves and Wooster
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Jeeves and Wooster is a British comedy-drama series adapted by Clive Exton from P.G. Wodehouse's "Jeeves" stories. The series was a collaboration between Brian Eastman of Picture Partnership Productions and Granada Television. It ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
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Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, usa, london
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System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
Gimme Gimme Gimme
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. ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
The Benny Hill Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 51 min.
Story: The Benny Hill Show is a British comedy television show that starred Benny Hill and aired in various incarnations between 15 January 1955 and 30 May 1991 in over 140 countries. The show focused on sketches that were full of slapstick, mime, parody, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, cult, disorder, goofy hero, parody, chase, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz, chases and races, farce, british humour ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe
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System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own death. Returning in disguise after various attempts at finding a 'new life', he gets his old job back and finds nothing has ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous, surreal
Plot: sitcom, midlife crisis, hidden identity, starting over, suburbs, dishonesty, hopes, unfulfillment, british humour, workplace situations, dull life, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
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System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
I'm Alan Partridge
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, clever, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, goofy hero, radio, 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
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System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
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Nine to Five
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: workplace, farce, office, revenge, chase, women, fighting the system, obnoxious boss, hospital, battle of the sexes, feminism, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, texas
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System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
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: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: sitcom, working class, siblings relations, cons and scams, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, uncle, british humour, eccentric family, workplace situations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
British Men Behaving Badly
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: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, singleness, drugs/alcohol, alcohol abuse, thirtysomething life, disorder, friends, buddies, neighbor, office, british humour, misfit partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
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System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
Till Death Us Do Part
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.... ...
Style: not serious, talky, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, working class, racism, parents and children, family life, society, family relations, immigrants, conservative, eccentric family, sexist, pub ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: england, london
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System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
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Citizen Smith
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Citizen Smith is a British television sitcom. The show was written by John Sullivan, who later wrote Only Fools and Horses. The pilot was transmitted on 12 April 1977 in the Comedy Special series of one-off plays, and the series proper ran from 3 ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, rebellion, buddies, rebelliousness, friendship, urban, unemployment, society, friends, marxism, british humour, unemployed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   40%
    User:   40%
 

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