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Are You Being Served? (1972)
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, department store, store, workplace, sexism, boss and employee, workplace situations, camp, power relations, gays and lesbians, workplace intrigue, gender, rivalry, disorder, shopping, unsupportive coworkers, supportive coworker, salesman, elderly man, knickers, suspenders, innuendo, clothing store, clothes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
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, workplace situations, workplace, disorder, power relations, boss and employee and british humour mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Are You Being Served?: Black Books (2000), Yes, Prime Minister (1986), Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973), Yes Minister (1980), Twenty Twelve (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Are You Being Served? Again! (1992)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, hotel, nothing goes right, countryside, family business, english countryside, workplace situations, store, workplace, estate, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
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Black Books (2000)
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. ...
Style: surreal, not serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, workplace, store, friends, best friends, odd couple, friendship, misfit, unfulfillment, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
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64%
Yes, Prime Minister (1986)
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, talky, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, political intrigue, prime minister, workplace situations, head of state, government, dishonesty, state affairs, boss and employee, power relations, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
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60%
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is a BBC situation comedy, written by Raymond Allen and starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. It was first broadcast in 1973 and ran for three series, ending in 1978. The series follows the accident-prone ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: sitcom, goofy hero, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, farce, marriage, family relations, disorder, supportive spouse, couple relations, workplace situations, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Yes Minister (1980)
Genre: Comedy
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: clever, semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, workplace situations, minister, politician, political intrigue, state affairs, power relations, workplace, manipulations, boss and employee, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
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55%
Twenty Twelve (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, workplace, nothing goes right, boss and employee, power relations, disorder, secretary, loner
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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Chef! (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Chef! is a British situation comedy starring Lenny Henry that aired as twenty episodes over three series from 1993 to 1996 on the BBC. The show was created and primarily written by Peter Tilbury based on an idea from Lenny Henry and produced for the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cynical, witty
Plot: sitcom, workplace, restaurant, chef, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, cook, cooking and food, power relations, boss and employee, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Fawlty Towers (1975)
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 ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: sitcom, hotel, farce, chef, tourist, goofy hero, family business, workplace situations, nothing goes right, disorder, obnoxious boss, workplace ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, working class, reluctant partners, parents and children, son, father, business, urban, family business, family life, partners, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
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48%
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, supermarket, workplace situations, workplace, employer employee relationship, employment, job, store, supportive coworker, petty job
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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W1A (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, workplace, nothing goes right, disorder, intern, unsupportive coworkers, supportive coworker
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
You Rang, M'Lord? (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, master and servant, farce, servant, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family life, dishonesty, power relations, disorder, hidden identity, social differences ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england, europe, london
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46%
Are You Being Served? (1977)
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: not serious, talky, humorous, witty, biting
Plot: hotel, farce, department store, goofy hero, social differences, vacation, workplace situations, fish out of water, disorder, resort, store, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976)
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
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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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 ⇓
39%
WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When a Cincinnati radio station switches from sedate music to top-40 rock 'n' roll, its staff of oddball characters is forced to switch gears quickly. New programming director Andy Travis brings in a new DJ named Venus Flytrap to work with ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, radio dj, radio, workplace, secretary, radio show, rock, workplace situations, media, boss and employee, media satire, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Citizen Smith (1977)
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
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
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: clever, talky, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
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Place: england, europe, london
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37%
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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37%
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, actor, sexual obsession, odd couple, gender, couples, friends, singleness, physical appearance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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37%
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Taxi (1978)
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: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, taxi driver, workplace, mechanic, workplace situations, urban, city life, immigrants, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, friendship, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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NileCity 105.6 (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 180 min.
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Style: talky, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: boss and employee, sitcom, radio, buddies, media satire, radio show, workplace situations, workplace, friends, media, partners, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: clever, talky, not serious, 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
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34%
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Dinnerladies (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dinnerladies is a BBC sitcom written by and starring Victoria Wood that chronicles the antics of a group of workers in a canteen in the north of England. Bren tries to maintain a semblance of order in amongst the chaos, while dealing with the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace, staff, workplace situations, working class, manager, handyman, factory, workplace romance, love and romance, factory worker, up and down relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: northern england, england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
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
Plot: sitcom, snob, couple relations, social differences, bouquet, bbc, eccentric family, ambition, society, couples, blind ambition, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Drop the Dead Donkey (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Drop the Dead Donkey is a situation comedy that first aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom between 1990 and 1998. It is set in the offices of “GlobeLink News”, a fictional TV news company. Recorded close to transmission, it made use of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, biting
Plot: sitcom, tv news, media satire, tv show, workplace situations, media, workplace, ratings, anchor, advertising, politically correct, lesbian ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Bob Newhart Show (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Bob Newhart Show is an American situation comedy produced by MTM Enterprises, which aired 142 original episodes on CBS from September 16, 1972, to April 1, 1978. Comedian Bob Newhart portrays a psychologist having to deal with his patients and ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever
Plot: sitcom, psychologist, workplace, dentist, secretary, couple relations, doctors and patients, workplace situations, couples, power relations, battle of the sexes, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, sex, nurse, alcohol, sexual humor, man child ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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