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Are You Being Served? (1972)
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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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, witty, not serious, talky
Plot: store, farce, sexism, workplace, camp, department store, salesman, workplace intrigue, shopping, gender, gays and lesbians, boss and employee, disorder, rivalry, workplace situations, supportive coworker, unsupportive coworkers, power relations, silly humor, womanizer, elevator, satire, clothes, stockings, british ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and not serious films and TV series with plots about workplace situations, workplace, british humour, disorder, power relations, satire and boss and employee mostly in Comedy, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Are You Being Served?: You Rang, M'Lord? (1988), Black Books (2000), Twenty Twelve (2011), Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973), Trollied (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: farce, servant, high society, master and servant, power relations, family feud, family relations, presumed dead, favoritism among siblings, disorder, lifestyle, hidden identity ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: london, europe, 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, sitcom, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, workplace, best friends, uptight character, salesman, workplace problem, odd couple, store, workplace situations, friendship, manager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
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71%
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: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: satire, workplace situations, power relations, disorder, secretary, boss and employee, nothing goes right, team, olympics, british humour, loner, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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70%
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: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hotel, take over, social relations, retired, family business, human nature, workplace situations, countryside, store, estate, staff, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Comedy about an inept American placed in charge of sales at his company's London branch. He has no experience with British culture, knows nothing about sales, and has only one employee, Dave. Each episode begins with a scene of Margaret ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, entertaining ...
Plot: disorder, nothing goes right, farce, fish out of water, workplace, office, salesman, manager, workplace situations, boss and employee, misfit, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: goofy hero, nothing goes right, workplace, job seeking, farce, workplace situations, supportive spouse, misfit, disorder, family relations, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
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66%
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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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: supermarket, workplace, workplace situations, supportive coworker, employer employee relationship, workplace humor, petty job, store, flirting, strong female presence, job, employment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: satire, politics, prime minister, british prime minister, government, power relations, staff, responsibility, workplace, state affairs, head of state, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: workplace situations, workplace, satire, disorder, nothing goes right, intern, television, british humour, bbc, supportive coworker, unsupportive coworkers, new job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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64%
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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: sitcom, clever, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Plot: satire, politics, secretary, british politics, minister, politician, workplace situations, workplace, dishonesty, state affairs, manipulation, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: 10 Items or Less is a partly scripted, partly improvised American comedy series created by Nancy Hower, Robert Hickey and John Lehr. It starred Lehr as a less-than-successful businessman who returned home to run Greens & Grains, the family-owned ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: store, workplace, boss and employee, small town, misfit, clerk, friends, rivalry, friendship, farce, silly humor, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: sitcom, feel good, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: waiter, chef, hotel, couples, tourist, farce, couple relations, workplace situations, misfit, workplace, goofy hero, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Open All Hours (1976)
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: sitcom, contemplative, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: store, uncle, nephew, groom, storekeeper, shopkeeper, customer, miser, nurse, family relations, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, northern england, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: sitcom, witty, clever, touching, humorous ...
Plot: working class, family business, father, son, family relations, family problems, dealer, partners, workplace, reluctant partners, odd couple, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: sitcom, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace, faked death, suburbs, satire, unfulfillment, hopes, dishonesty, hidden identity, power relations, disorder, starting over ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: witty, humorous, biting, talky, not serious ...
Plot: hotel, farce, department store, store, tv show, workplace situations, resort, disorder, revolution, social differences, rebelliousness, goofy hero ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: sitcom, humorous, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: workplace, restaurant, chef, couples, staff, hapless, patronizing, cooking and food, french, hotshot, temperamental, african american ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: store, workplace, workplace situations, family relations, parents and children, british humour, family business, friendship, grocery store, sale, storekeeper, customer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Benny Hill Show (1969)
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: sexual, humorous, witty, offbeat, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farce, parody, disorder, promiscuity, silly humor, cult, celebrity culture, showbiz, dirty old man, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, goofy hero ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: sitcom, humorous, witty, realistic, not serious
Plot: radio, radio dj, workplace, secretary, ratings, director, worn out, small time, salesman, media, power relations, satire ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: misfit, computer genius, geek, office, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, nerd, lifestyle, teamwork, verbal byplay, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: sitcom, witty, humorous, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: actor, sexual humor, ambiguity, best friends, partners, gays and lesbians, physical appearance, unemployment, singleness, agent, promiscuity, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Attention, comedy fans: NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS is the real thing. This is scathing, no-holds-barred Brit humor at its best. Rapid-fire skits starring Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) are as politically incorrect as they are side-bustingly funny, ...
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous
Plot: satire, parody, silly humor, news, disorder, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, entertainment, actress playing multiple roles, tv news, united kingdom ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, talky ...
Plot: taxi driver, workplace, immigrants, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, friendship, boss and employee, city life, mechanic, stereotype, group of friends, driver ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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56%
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Whites (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Whites was a BBC sitcom, written by Oliver Lansley and Matt King, directed by David Kerr, and starring Alan Davies as the executive chef at a country house hotel. BBC Two gave the go ahead for the show to go into production in August 2009 with the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, british humour, kitchen, restaurant, society, friendship, rivalry, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Working Stiffs (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Working Stiffs is a short-lived 1979 American television series which starred James Belushi and Michael Keaton as brothers Ernie and Mike O'Rourke. The pair were janitors who aspired to work their way up in the field of business. The brothers ...
Style: sitcom, witty, offbeat, humorous, realistic
Plot: janitor, friends, disorder, fashion, workplace, buddies, partners, silly humor, farce, siblings relations, office, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: sitcom, realistic, witty, humorous, not serious
Plot: unemployment, failed attempt, radical, rebelliousness, friendship, urban, society, friends, rebellion, delusion, buddies, political humor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bar, disorder, friends, family relations, satire, partners, workplace, society, misfit partners, friendship, working class, family life ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
NileCity 105.6 (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Nile City is the perfect series to watch if you want to know how the Swedish society looked like in the early 1990's. The show is about a commercial radio-station and commercial radio-stations weren't allowed in Sweden until the period in ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, talky, realistic ...
Plot: radio, boss and employee, party, comedian, owner, everyday life, ordinary person, disorder, advertising, psychologist, firefighter, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe
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54%
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Getting On (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Darkly comic series about life on a hospital ward and a nursing team who have to get on with the job despite challenges thrown up by the modern NHS.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: hospital, satire, elderly, nurse, doctors and patients, retirement home life, friendship, workplace situations, retirement home, friends, workplace, aging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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