Movies and TV shows like Taxi 1978

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Taxi (1978)
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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 a special bond among themselves, becoming friends and supporting each other through the inevitable trials and tribulations of life.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic, witty, not serious, talky
Plot: sitcom, taxi driver, mechanic, workplace, friendship, friends, hippie, urban, couples, lifestyle, immigrants, boss and employee, city life, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, boxer, actor, restaurant, driver, single mother, anti hero, sarcasm, boss, redhead, group of friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

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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, friends, workplace, friendship, workplace situations, lifestyle and couples mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Taxi: The George Carlin Show (1994), Archie Bunker's Place (1979), The Jeffersons (1975), 2 Broke Girls (2011), The Lucy Show (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The George Carlin Show (1994)
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: witty, semi serious, clever, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: taxi, sitcom, state affairs, friends, city life, lifestyle, society, urban, workplace, bar, buddies, irish american ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: not serious, humorous, witty, clever, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: bar, sitcom, partners, society, workplace, working class, friendship, family life, disorder, misfit partners, workplace situations, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Jeffersons (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Jeffersons is an American sitcom that was broadcast on CBS from January 18, 1975, through July 2, 1985, lasting 11 seasons and a total of 253 episodes. The show was produced by the T.A.T. Communications Company from 1975–1982 and by Embassy ...
Style: realistic, not serious, offbeat, humorous, witty
Plot: sitcom, maid, couples, temperamental, lifestyle, urban, society, designer, family life, couple relations, city life, living with parents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their own successful cupcake business. Only one thing ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, motivational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: financial problem, sitcom, ambitious, female friendship, best friends, friendship, workplace situations, money raising, supportive friend, working class, waitress, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Lucy Show (1962)
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: feel good, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, bank, workplace situations, family relations, friends, boss and employee, parents and children, suburban life, goofy hero, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: AfterMASH is an American situation comedy that aired on CBS from September 26, 1983, to December 11, 1984. A spin-off of the series M*A*S*H, the show takes place immediately following the end of the Korean War and chronicles the adventures of three ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: sitcom, hospital, lifestyle, workplace, friendship, buddies, partners, couples, society, power relations, americana, doctors and patients ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.9
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Alice (1976)
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: witty, semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace, single mother, friends, hopes, family relations, best friends, single parent, friendship, starting over, parents and children, workplace situations ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.9
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Kate & Allie (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Kate & Allie is an American television situation comedy which ran from March 19, 1984, to May 22, 1989. Kate & Allie first aired on CBS as a midseason replacement series and only six episodes were initially commissioned, but the favorable ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: sitcom, single parent, friendship, single mother, female friendship, singleness, thirtysomething life, family relations, best friends, battle of the sexes, feminism, urban ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Rhoda (1974)
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: realistic, not serious, feel good, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, jewish, couples, stewardess, leaving home, college graduate, lifestyle, urban, singleness, family relations, thirtysomething life, protective parent ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.3
 24K
Spin City (1996)
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: talky, not serious, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: politics, mayor, sitcom, politically correct, workplace situations, boss and employee, media satire, workplace, staff, media, state affairs, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Odd Couple (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Odd Couple is a television situation comedy broadcast from September 24, 1970 to March 7, 1975 on ABC. It stars Tony Randall as Felix Unger and Jack Klugman as Oscar Madison, and was the first of several developed by Garry Marshall for Paramount ...
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: odd couple, sitcom, friends who hate each other, city life, love and romance, unlikely partners, obsession, workplace, slacker, freak, friends, screwball ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Broad City (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Broad City follows two women throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time.
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, alternative comedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, twentysomething life, sexual activity, city life, lifestyle, urban, everyday life, young people, female friendship, slacker, young adult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
State of Georgia (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: State of Georgia is an American television situation comedy. It stars Raven-Symoné, Majandra Delfino and Loretta Devine. The half-hour multi-cam comedy series stars Raven-Symoné as Georgia, an aspiring actress with a larger-than-life personality, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, friendship, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, friends, twentysomething life, city life, family, desire for fame, urban, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.3
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Becker (1998)
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: clever, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, doctor, city life, doctors and patients, love and romance, goodhearted, workplace situations, nagging and grouching, health situation, power relations, clinic, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 129
Love & War (1992)
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: sentimental, feel good, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: sitcom, bar, newspaper columnist, restaurant, couple relations, workplace situations, hopes, love and romance, friends, friendship, workplace, starting over ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.7
 9K
Night Court (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Night Court is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from January 4, 1984 to May 31, 1992. The setting was the night shift of a Manhattan court, presided over by the young, unorthodox Judge Harold T. "Harry" Stone. It ...
Style: not serious, offbeat, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, courtroom, jazz, legal, power relations, district attorney, workplace, legal action, lawyers and clients, up and down relationship, unconventional method, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The John Larroquette Show (1993)
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: dark humor, talky, tragicomedy, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, recovering alcoholic, society, misfit, friendship, workplace, friends, workplace situations, social misfits, policewoman, workplace humor
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Dear John (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dear John is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from 1988 to 1992. The series was based on the British sitcom of the same name. Dear John was retitled Dear John USA when it was shown in the UK. During its four-season run, the series was bounced to ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, humorous, semi serious, based on british tv series
Plot: sitcom, support group, divorce, breakup, remarry, love and romance, friends, looking for love, couples, down on your luck, crumbling marriage
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, witty, humorous, clever, realistic
Plot: sitcom, psychologist, workplace, dentist, secretary, power relations, doctors and patients, shyness, couples, therapy, couple relations, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Sanford and Son (1972)
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: biting, realistic, talky, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, family business, lifestyle, society, misfit, urban, workplace, single parent, family relations, odd couple, exploit, generation gap ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Super Fun Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Junior attorney Kimmie Boubier and her two best friends, Helen-Alice and Marika, have had a standing date every Friday night for the last 13 years. They even have a motto for what they call "Friday Night Fun Night": "Always together! ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, social awkwardness, misfit, lifestyle, best friends, workplace, promotion, siblings relations, friends, workplace situations, family relations, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Designing Women (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Designing Women is an American television sitcom that centered on the working and personal lives of four Southern women and one man in an interior design firm in Atlanta, Georgia. It aired on the CBS television network from September 29, 1986 until ...
Style: realistic, sexy, feel good, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, friendship, feminism, interior design, single parent, friends, workplace situations, boss and employee, love and romance, family relations, workplace, fashion ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Norm (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Norm Show is an American television sitcom that ran from 1999 through 2001 on the ABC television network.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: sitcom, friends, power relations, workplace situations, step siblings, boss and employee, working the system, ex athlete, crime and punishment, hockey, workplace, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Mary Tyler Moore Show is an American television sitcom created by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns that aired on CBS from 1970 to 1977. The program was a television breakthrough, with the first never-married, independent career woman as the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good
Plot: sitcom, producer, workplace, dating, friendship, power relations, anchor, staff, singleness, thirtysomething life, friends, new job ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Living Single (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Living Single is an American television sitcom that aired for five seasons on the Fox network from August 22, 1993, to January 1, 1998. The show centered on the lives of six friends who share personal and professional experiences while living in a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, african american, journal, urban, couples, workplace romance, workplace, best friends, workplace situations, friends, love and romance, city life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 3K
Maude (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Maude is an American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 12, 1972 until April 22, 1978. Maude stars Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay, an outspoken, middle-aged, politically liberal woman living in suburban ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, liberal, feminism, female protagonist, family life, suburbs, couples, civil rights, society, abortion, social relations, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 2K
The Loop (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: The Loop is an American sitcom that ran from March 15, 2006 to July 1, 2007 on Fox. The show starred Bret Harrison as Sam Sullivan, a young professional trying to balance the needs of his social life with the pressures of working at the corporate ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: sitcom, workplace, airline, overbearing, boss and employee, twentysomething life, workplace situations, slacker, college graduate, lifestyle, corporate world, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.2
 103K
30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, topical humor, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, friendship, writing, parody, tv show, actor, showbiz, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, nothing goes right, workplace situations, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: After a naive Midwestern girl's big city dreams are dashed her first week in New York, she finds herself living with her worst nightmare in this hilarious, contemporary comedy about a female odd couple who are surrounded by an outrageous cast ...
Style: humorous, cynical, not serious, sexy, realistic
Plot: roommate, sitcom, lifestyle change, party, lifestyle, city life, odd couple, friends, engaged, everyday life, troublemaker, naivete ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 8K
Murphy Brown (1988)
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: realistic, humorous, not serious, talky, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, workplace, tv show, single parent, media satire, workplace situations, tv news, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, television reporter, female journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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