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Arli$$
Original name: Arliss
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Arliss is an American situation comedy about a sports agent and his group of associates. The series premiered on HBO in 1996 and ended in 2002.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic, clever, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sitcom, sport, hotshot hero, workplace situations, ambition, workplace, ex athlete, heroes, football, baseball, basketball, talent agent
Time: 20th century, 90s
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I'm Alan Partridge
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29 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and witty films and TV series with plots about workplace, sitcom, friends, workplace situations, friendship, power relations and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Sport and Drama genres. Some movies like Arli$$: Sports Night (1998), 1st & Ten: The Championship (1984), Yes Minister (1980), The John Larroquette Show (1993), Love & War (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sports Night
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The offbeat cast and crew of a sports news show as they deal with professional, personal, and ethical challenges while functioning in a pressure-cooker work environment.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sport, journalism, boss and employee, workplace romance, tv show, media satire, workplace intrigue, television, tv news, workplace situations, workplace, media ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
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1st & Ten: The Championship
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: 1st & Ten is an American situation comedy that aired between December 1984 and January 1991 on the cable television network HBO. Featuring series regulars Delta Burke and veteran Reid Shelton, it was one of cable's first attempts to lure ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, sport, athlete's life, retirement home, underdog, realism, battle of the sexes, contests and competitions, ego clash, feminism, american football, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
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Yes Minister
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: talky, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, political intrigue, workplace situations, state affairs, power relations, workplace, minister, british humour, politician, manipulations, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
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System:   64%
    User:   65%
 
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The John Larroquette Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The John Larroquette Show is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from September 2, 1993 until October 30, 1996. Created by Don Reo, the show was a vehicle for John Larroquette following his run as Dan Fielding on Night Court. The series ...
Style: clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, talky ...
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, workplace, social misfits, friendship, misfit, recovering alcoholic, society, friends, policewoman
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: missouri, usa
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System:   62%
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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 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: sitcom, starting over, workplace situations, bar, hopes, workplace, opposites attract, introspection, restaurant, newspaper columnist, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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Eddie
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eddie is a New York limo driver and a fanatical follower of the New York Knicks professional basketball team. The team is struggling with a mediocre record when, in mid-season, "Wild Bill" Burgess, the new owner, as a public relations ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: basketball, underdog, sport, switching roles, athlete and trainer, sport team, against the odds, ambition, power relations, mentor, contests and competitions, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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System:   56%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The George Carlin Show is an American sitcom that aired on the Fox network from January 1994 to July 1995. It was created jointly by veteran TV producer Sam Simon and the show's namesake, comedian George Carlin.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky, clever ...
Plot: buddies, sitcom, city life, taxi, urban, bar, society, state affairs, workplace, friends, lifestyle, taxi driver ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   56%
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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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
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Murphy Brown
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Murphy Brown is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988, to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. The program starred Candice Bergen as the eponymous Murphy Brown, a famous investigative journalist and news anchor ...
Style: clever, not serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, media satire, workplace, tv show, workplace situations, media, journalist, television, single parent, tv news, anchor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
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    User:   51%
 
 7.3
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Spin City is a smart, sophisticated sitcom about the behind-the-scenes workings of City Hall in the biggest city in America. Workaholic Mike Flaherty is the Deputy Mayor of New York City, serving as Mayor Randall Winston's key strategist and ...
Style: not serious, talky, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, boss and employee, mayor, workplace situations, state affairs, disorder, workplace, workplace romance, media satire, political intrigue, campaign ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   52%
    User:   42%
 
 5.4
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Open Season
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the television ratings machines suddenly malfunction, public television suddenly, but mistakenly, soars to #1 in this humorous satire.
Style: semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media satire, tv show, ambition, media, workplace, murder mystery, blind ambition, reality tv, farce, free speech, rise to the top, beer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: london, australia
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System:   51%
    User:   61%
 
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 ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, head of state, political intrigue, workplace situations, dishonesty, state affairs, prime minister, british humour, boss and employee, power relations, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   45%
 
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Coach
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Coach is an American television sitcom that aired for nine seasons on ABC from 1989 to 1997. The series stars Craig T. Nelson as Hayden Fox, head coach of the fictional Division I-A college football team the Minnesota State University Screaming ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, athlete and trainer, sport team, sport, college, power relations, parents and children, workplace, youth, family relations, social relations, anchor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: minnesota, usa
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System:   48%
    User:   41%
 
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Major League
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rachel Phelps inherits the Cleveland Indians from her deceased husband, she's determined to move the team to a warmer climate -- but only a losing season will make that possible, which should be easy given the misfits she's hired. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: underdog, baseball, sport, voodoo, indians, farce, follow your dream, mentor, foul language, rise to the top, down on your luck, screwball ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa, california, san francisco ...
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Slap Shot
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, underdog, violence, sport, stadium, foul language, contests and competitions, violent, mentor, brothers, athlete and trainer, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new jersey, canada
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System:   47%
    User:   48%
 
The Great White Hype
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, boxing, corruption, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, interracial relations, brutality, vengeance, cons and scams, fight scenes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, california, cleveland ohio
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System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
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Becker
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Becker is a dedicated, outspoken and talented doctor with a gruff exterior. While he tends to offend those who try to get close to him, he is extremely dedicated to his medical practice in the Bronx, N.Y., where he always goes the extra mile to help ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, clinic, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, urban, workplace situations, doctor, couples, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
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The Scout
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When his star recruit botches a Major League Baseball debut, humiliated talent scout Al Percolo (Albert Brooks) gets banished to rural Mexico, where he finds a potential gold mine in the arm of young phenom Steve Nebraska (Brendan Fraser). Soon, the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: baseball, sport, athlete's life, self discovery, ambition, hopes, father son relationship, friendship, football, redemption, nothing goes right, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, new york, nebraska, latin america, usa ...
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System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
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Absolute Power
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Stephen Fry and John Bird star as spin doctors Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe as they bring the popular and satirical Radio 4 comedy Absolute Power to BBC Two. Stephen as Prentiss and John as McCabe are an unscrupulous pair who run the blue chip ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, biting, realistic ...
Plot: workplace, manipulations, media satire, workplace situations, media, dishonesty, celebrity culture, showbiz, campaign, sitcom, british humour, media sensation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
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Alice
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Alice is an American sitcom television series that ran from August 31, 1976 to March 19, 1985 on CBS. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The show stars Linda Lavin in the title role, a widow who moves with her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, single parent, workplace situations, workplace, family relations, friends, best friends, single mother, starting over, friendship, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
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System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
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Wings
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.
Style: clever, not serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, airport, siblings relations, workplace situations, workplace, friendship, friends, family relations, sibling relationship, pilot, control room, mechanic ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
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 ...
Plot: politics, legal action, workplace romance, media satire, suburbs, suburban life, tv show, workplace intrigue, sitcom, british humour, workplace situations, campaign ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The off-kilter, unscripted comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else.
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, suburbs, couple relations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, misfit, couples, disorder, mishap ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
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White Men Can't Jump
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Billy Hoyle and Sidney Deane are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles, playing a game that's fast dangerous - and funny.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: basketball, friendship, gambling, sport, golf, gangsters, cons and scams, race issues, mentor, court, dishonesty, con men ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
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System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
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:   40%
    User:   33%
 
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Celtic Pride
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The National Basketball Association play-offs are taking place, and the Boston Celtics are facing the Utah Jazz in a crucial series. This is also the last year that any games will be played in the Boston Garden, which is going to be torn down after ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, basketball, sport, athlete's life, buddies, unlikely criminals, confined, jazz, friends, hostages, contests and competitions, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
Ned and Stacey
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A self-centered ad exec and a liberal journalist enter into a marriage of convenience. He's trying to boost his business image; she likes his apartment.
Style: not serious, witty, talky, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, ego clash, couple relations, couples, disorder, writer's life, siblings relations, lifestyle, love and romance, partners, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   39%
    User:   31%
 
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Grief
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A campy chronicle of the lusts and loves of the men and women who work on a low-rent TV show called, "The Love Judge."
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: actor's life, best friends, gays and lesbians, boss and employee, friendship, impossible love, workplace romance, workplace situations, gender, workplace, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: prague, czech republic
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System:   39%
    User:   47%
 

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Action
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Action is an American comedy series about a Hollywood producer named Peter Dragon, who is trying to recover from his last box-office failure. It aired on Fox during the 1999-2000 season. The series was critically praised for its irreverent, and ...
Style: not serious, clever, realistic, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, hollywood, nothing goes right, anti heroes, workplace situations, workplace, heroes, disorder, sleazy, agent, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: beverly hills, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
Major League II
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Those Cleveland Indians are at it again! After losing in the ALCS the year before, the Indians are determined to make it into the World Series this time! First, though, they have to contend with Rachel Phelps again when she buys back the team. Also, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: underdog, sport, buddies, voodoo, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, mentor, friendship, dialogue, sport team, kids and family, baseball ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: cleveland ohio
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System:   38%
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