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Good Times
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Good Times is an American sitcom that originally aired from February 8, 1974, until August 1, 1979, on the CBS television network. It was created by Eric Monte and Mike Evans, and developed by Norman Lear, the series' primary executive producer. Good Times is a spin-off of Maude, which is itself a spin-off of All in the Family along with The Jeffersons. The series is set in Chicago. The first two seasons were taped at CBS Television City in Hollywood. In the fall of 1975, the show moved to Metromedia Square, where Norman Lear's own production company was housed.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: underdog, suburbs, young lovers, urban, follow your dream, friendship, interracial relations, parents and children, black family, sitcom, social differences, workplace romance, suburban life, tv show, workplace situations, city life, family life, society, family relations, workplace, ambition, love and romance, couples, friends, painting ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, usa, chicago illinois

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about sitcom, couples, family relations, workplace, friendship, friends and workplace situations mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Good Times: Sanford and Son (1972), Petticoat Junction (1963), Gidget (1965), Maude (1972), One Day at a Time (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sanford and Son
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sanford and Son is an American sitcom, based on the BBC's Steptoe and Son, that ran on the NBC television network from January 14, 1972, to March 25, 1977. Known for its edgy racial humor, running gags and catch phrases, the series was adapted ...
Style: talky, clever, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Petticoat Junction
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Petticoat Junction is an American situation comedy produced by Wayfilms that originally aired on CBS from September 1963 to April 1970. The series is one of three interrelated shows about rural characters created by Paul Henning. Petticoat Junction ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
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Gidget
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: young lovers, coming of age, friendship, college, parents and children, suburbs, teenage love, teenage life, sitcom, youth, best friends, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, usa
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Maude
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, feminism, couple relations, suburbs, suburban life, society, couples, female protagonist, best friends, parents and children, family life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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One Day at a Time
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: One Day at a Time is an American situation comedy that aired on the CBS network from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984. It starred Bonnie Franklin as Ann Romano, a divorced mother who moves to Indianapolis with her two teenage daughters Julie ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, touching
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
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That Girl
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: That Girl is an American sitcom that ran on ABC from 1966 to 1971. It stars Marlo Thomas as the title character Ann Marie, an aspiring actress, who moves from her hometown of Brewster, New York to try to make it big in New York City. Ann has to take ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: actor's life, performer's life, battle of the sexes, suburbs, boss and employee, workplace romance, showbiz, suburban life, tv show, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: sitcom, city life, urban, family life, best friends, single parent, feminism, friends, single mother, female friendship, friendship, couples ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, offbeat
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Place: new york, usa
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Love & War
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Love & War is an American television sitcom, which aired on CBS from September 21, 1992 to February 1, 1995. Created by Diane English, the series originally starred Susan Dey as Wally Porter, a Chicago restaurateur, and Jay Thomas as Jack ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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The Doris Day Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Doris Day Show is an American sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 1968 until March 1973, remaining on the air for five seasons and 128 episodes. In addition to showcasing Doris Day, the show is remembered for ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, buddy comedy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: actor's life, cross dressing, hotel, buddies, suburbs, hidden identity, performer's life, battle of the sexes, friendship, advertising agency, sitcom, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: usa
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Everybody Hates Chris
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Everybody Hates Chris is an American television narrative sitcom that depicts the troubled teenage experiences of comedian Chris Rock while growing up in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City. The show is set between 1982 and 1987, but Rock ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
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Place: new york, usa
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Too Close for Comfort
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, based on british tv series
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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Archie Bunker's Place
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: clever, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: family outing
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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The King of Queens
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa
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System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
Harper Valley P.T.A.
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Stella Johnson is a single mother living in the town of Harper Valley. Most of the townsfolk, particularly those on the school PTA, think she is a little too liberal so they're making things tough for her and her daughter. So she runs for the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic, clever ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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    User:   53%
 
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Secret Society
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Daisy is the love of Ken's life - she is also large... and very pretty... and on the dole. But Ken is a dreamer, all his dreams to make a fast buck ending up where they started - as dreams. With the rent unpaid, the bailiffs at the door and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sentimental ...
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Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
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227
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: 227 is an American situation comedy that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, until May 6, 1990. The series stars Marla Gibbs as a sharp-tongued, inner-city resident gossip and housewife, Mary Jenkins. It was produced by Embassy ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, friendship, family life, friends, family, social relations, best friends, eccentric family, neighbor, apartment, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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    User:   53%
 
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Taxi
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: talky, humorous, not serious, 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:   44%
    User:   40%
 
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That '70s Show
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Crank up the 8-track and flash back to a time when platform shoes and puka shells were all the rage in this hilarious retro-sitcom. For Eric, Kelso, Jackie, Hyde, Donna and Fez, a group of high school teens who spend most of their time hanging out ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, drugs/alcohol, buddies, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, teenage life, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
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Barbershop
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Calvin Palmer is the owner of a barbershop on the Southside of Chicago. Reluctantly inheriting the neighborhood establishment and popular hangout from his father, he juggles his responsibilities to his clients, his family, and his community as a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: sitcom, family business, drugs/alcohol, workplace situations, workplace, friends, urban, social relations, buddies, barbershop, immigrants, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
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    User:   36%
 
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Rhoda
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Rhoda is an American television sitcom, starring Valerie Harper, which aired 109 episodes over five seasons, from 1974 to 1978. The show was a spin-off of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, in which Harper between the years 1970 and 1974 had played the role ...
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, urban, city life, thirtysomething life, family relations, siblings relations, jewish, singleness, couples, dating ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   35%
 
Hollywood Palms
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set entirely in the Hollywood Palms apartment building and its yard, this movie shows how people there live and interact with each other.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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    User:   45%
 
The Lucy Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the program into two distinct eras; aside from Ball, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, bank, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, suburbs, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, disorder, hidden identity, obnoxious boss, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
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System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
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 ...
Plot: sitcom, working class, reluctant partners, parents and children, urban, family business, family life, partners, society, family problems, family relations, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
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System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
The Golden Palace
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Golden Palace is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 18, 1992, to May 14, 1993. The show is a spin-off of the sitcom The Golden Girls, continuing the story from that series. CBS cancelled the spin-off in 1993 after one ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, witty
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, hotel, elderly, best friends, golden years, workplace situations, workplace, friends, friendship, chef, remarry, business venture ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, minnesota
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System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
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