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, not serious, talky, realistic, witty, clever, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, taxi driver, workplace, mechanic, workplace situations, urban, city life, immigrants, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, friendship, couples, friends, hippie, lifestyle, taxi, group of friends, actor, restaurant, driver, single mother, anti hero, sarcasm, boss, redhead ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 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 realistic, humorous, witty and not serious films and TV series with plots about sitcom, workplace, friends, friendship, workplace situations, lifestyle and urban mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Taxi: Archie Bunker's Place (1979), The Jeffersons (1975), The George Carlin Show (1994), 2 Broke Girls (2011), Spin City (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, clever, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, bar, friendship, family life, working class, workplace situations, society, workplace, family relations, friends, misfit partners, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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95%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, maid, couple relations, interracial relations, urban, family life, society, family relations, city life, couples, designer, temperamental ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, talky ...
Plot: sitcom, taxi, buddies, city life, urban, bar, society, state affairs, workplace, friends, lifestyle, old man ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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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, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, financial problem, ambitious, workplace situations, female friendship, money raising, supportive friend, friendship, waitress, working class, cupcake ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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100%
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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: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, mayor, boss and employee, workplace situations, city, state affairs, disorder, workplace, workplace romance, media satire, political intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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74%
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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: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, jewish, couple relations, parents and children, dating, city life, urban, thirtysomething life, family relations, siblings relations, singleness, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, single mother, workplace, single parent, workplace situations, restaurant, family relations, friends, best friends, starting over, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, bank, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, suburbs, single mother, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, disorder, hidden identity, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: sitcom, female friendship, single mother, single parent, friendship, city life, urban, family life, roommate, best friends, feminism, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: humorous, talky, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, courtroom, jazz, workplace situations, legal, workplace, legal action, power relations, lawyers and clients, district attorney, up and down relationship, unconventional method ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: not serious, clever, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, hospital, buddies, couple relations, military, korean war veteran, americana, workplace situations, partners, workplace, couples, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, feel good
Plot: odd couple, sitcom, friends who hate each other, screwball, buddies, urban, unlikely partners, cult, friendship, partners, friends, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, doctor, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, clinic, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, urban, workplace situations, couples, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, city life, family, aspiring actor, twentysomething life, urban, friends, actor's life, desire for fame, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, not serious, realistic, talky, alternative comedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friendship, young adult, female friendship, cannabis, urban, city life, twentysomething life, friends, roommate, supportive friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, therapy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, based on british tv series
Plot: sitcom, support group, divorce, looking for love, love and romance, couples, friends, crumbling marriage, down on your luck, breakup, remarry
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: talky, not serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, family business, reluctant partners, parents and children, urban, family life, partners, society, family relations, odd couple, single parent, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, talky ...
Plot: sitcom, recovering alcoholic, workplace situations, workplace, social misfits, friendship, misfit, society, friends, policewoman, workplace humor
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: sitcom, newspaper columnist, restaurant, bar, starting over, workplace situations, dating, hopes, workplace, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Seinfeld (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Seinfeld is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998. It lasted nine seasons, and is now in syndication. It was created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, the latter starring as a fictionalized ...
Style: not serious, talky, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, friendship, comedian, dating, jewish, neighbor, buddies, comedy of errors, singleness, cult, urban, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa, new york yankees, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, boss and employee, friendship, workplace situations, workplace, friends, power relations, parole officer, working the system, hockey, social worker, crime and punishment ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, radio, radio dj, 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 ⇓
47%
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What I Like About You (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Valerie Tyler is a 28-year-old organization freak who loves her 16-year-old sister Holly. Even if Holly is rambunctious. Spontaneous. Impulsive. Disconcerting. And definitely disorganized. Then Holly moves in with Val, and the sisters discover they ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, urban, siblings relations, roommate, sibling relationship, adolescence vs adulthood, city life, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, feel good
Plot: sitcom, friendship, workplace, producer, dating, singleness, tv news, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, friends, boss and employee, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friends, workplace romance, siblings relations, workplace situations, misfit, workplace, family relations, promotion, social awkwardness, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: clever, not serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, journalist, workplace, media satire, tv news, tv show, workplace situations, media, single parent, anchor, journal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, feminism, female protagonist, liberal, couple relations, social issues, suburbs, suburban life, society, couples, best friends, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Ned and Stacey (1995)
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, talky, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, ego clash, marriage of convenience, couple relations, couples, disorder, writer's life, siblings relations, lifestyle, love and romance, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, african american, best friends, singleness, urban, workplace romance, workplace situations, friends, city life, love and romance, couples, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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