Movies and TV shows like Laverne & Shirley

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Laverne & Shirley (1976)
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Laverne & Shirley (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Laverne & Shirley is an American television sitcom that ran on ABC from January 27, 1976 to May 10, 1983. It starred Penny Marshall as Laverne De Fazio and Cindy Williams as Shirley Feeney, single roommates who worked as bottlecappers in a fictitious Milwaukee brewery called "Shotz Brewery." The show was a spin-off from Happy Days, as the two lead characters were originally introduced on that series as acquaintances of Fonzie. Set in roughly the same time period, the timeline started in approximately 1958, when the series began, through 1967, when the series ended. As with Happy Days, it was made by Paramount Television, created by Garry Marshall, and executive produced by Garry Marshall, Edward K. Milkis, and Thomas L. Miller.
Style: sitcom, feel good, not serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, witty
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: best friends, friendship, female friendship, family relations, looking for love, starting over, lifestyle, nothing goes right, working class, suburban life, boss and employee, workplace, retro, female protagonist, feminism, family, friends, love and romance, suburbs, couples, strong female presence, coping, silly humor, restaurant, bowling ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, milwaukee wisconsin

Most similar movies to Laverne & Shirley

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, sitcom and feel good films and TV series with plots about friends, lifestyle, family relations, friendship, best friends, youth and family life mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Laverne & Shirley: The Brady Bunch (1969), The Lucy Show (1962), Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992), Designing Women (1986), Girlfriends (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Brady Bunch (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When widower Mike Brady marries a lovely lady widow Carol Ann, their two families become one. These are the misadventures of this new couple, their six children, a dog named Tiger, and quirky housekeeper Alice.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, suburbs, family relations, architect, cheerleader, family life, parents and children, suburban life, couple relations, cult, teenage life, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
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100%
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: sitcom, feel good, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: disorder, workplace, workplace intrigue, couple relations, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, hidden identity, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, workplace romance, parents and children, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Hangin' with Mr. Cooper is an American television sitcom that originally aired on ABC from 1992 to 1997, starring Mark Curry and Holly Robinson. The show took place in Curry's hometown of Oakland, California. Hangin' with Mr. Cooper ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, teacher, friendship, singleness, power relations, couples, friends, twentysomething life, love and romance, lifestyle, best friends, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: sitcom, feel good, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, interior design, looking for love, feminism, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life, workplace situations, boss and employee, single parent, workplace, siblings relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Girlfriends (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Girlfriends is an American comedy-drama sitcom that premiered on September 11, 2000, on UPN and aired on UPN's successor network, The CW, before being cancelled in 2008. The final episode aired on February 11, 2008. When Girlfriends returned ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, love triangle, female friendship, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, best friends, eligible bachelor, up and down relationship, singleness, looking for sex ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Happy Days (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Happy Days is an American television sitcom that aired first-run from January 15, 1974 to September 24, 1984 on ABC. Created by Garry Marshall, the series presents an idealized vision of life in the mid-1950s to mid-1960s United States. The series ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: friendship, teenage love, family life, youth, love and romance, coming of age, buddies, teenage life, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, basketball ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Playing House (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A single-camera buddy comedy about what happens when two best friends come back together, just when they need each other most. Inspired by the ultra-close friendship between the series' creators and stars, "Playing House" centers on ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, female friendship, best friends, thirtysomething life, baby, child birth, childbirth, getting home, return home, strong female presence, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009. The series starred comedian Bill Engvall and was written and created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. The series was canceled on September 25, 2009. On June ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, parents and children, friends, couples, suburbs, therapist, father son relationship, marriage, friendship, love, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Mr. Belvedere (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mr. Belvedere is an American sitcom that originally aired on ABC from March 15, 1985, until July 8, 1990. The series is based on the Lynn Aloysius Belvedere character created by Gwen Davenport for her 1947 novel Belvedere, which was later adapted ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, family life, teenage life, suburban life, friendship, suburbs, parents and children, friends, columnist, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Home Improvement (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Home Improvement is an American television sitcom starring Tim Allen, that aired from September 17, 1991 to May 25, 1999. The show was created by Matt Williams, Carmen Finestra and David McFadzean. In the 1990s, it was one of the most watched ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: handyman, friendship, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, suburbs, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, youth, workplace, love and romance, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Beverly Hillbillies (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Beverly Hillbillies is an American situation comedy originally broadcast for nine seasons on CBS from 1962 to 1971, starring Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, and Max Baer, Jr. The series is about a poor backwoods family transplanted to ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, family relations, secretary, parents and children, family life, suburban life, suburbs, family business, culture clash, eccentric family, urban, social differences ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Moesha (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Moesha was an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996 to May 14, 2001. The series stars R&B singer Brandy Norwood as Moesha Mitchell, a high school student living with her family in the Leimert Park ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, verbal byplay, parents and children, family, best friends, lifestyle, youth, friends, eccentric family, family life, teenage life, blended family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Cory in the House (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Cory in the House is an American television sitcom, which aired on the Disney Channel from January 12, 2007 to September 13, 2008 and was a spin-off from the Disney show That's So Raven. The show focuses on Cory Baxter, who moved from San ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sitcom, not serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: family relations, white house, teenager, family life, lifestyle, teenage life, parents and children, coming of age, u.s. president, teenage love, friends, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Best Friends Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Best Friends Forever is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from April 4, to June 1, 2012. The series aired during the 2011–2012 NBC primetime season as a mid-season replacement and was created by real-life best friends Lennon ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, lifestyle, boyfriend, society, moving, rivalry, getting along, twentysomething life, friends, strong female presence, female friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
One Day at a Time (1975)
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, starting over, family relations, family life, parents and children, teenage life, single parent, family business, siblings relations, eccentric family, adolescence vs adulthood, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: feel good, humorous, sitcom, witty, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, everyday life, group of friends, love and romance, friends, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, looking for love, family relations, cafe, roommate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, friends, lifestyle, siblings relations, misfit, social awkwardness, workplace, family relations, workplace situations, workplace romance, promotion, workplace humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Benson (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Benson is an American television sitcom which aired from September 13, 1979, to April 19, 1986, on ABC. The series was a spin-off from the soap opera parody Soap; however, Benson discarded the soap opera format of its parent show in favor of a more ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: butler, family, workplace, master and servant, society, family relations, power relations, friends, family life, boss and employee, friendship, urban setting ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Dick Van Dyke Show is an American television sitcom that initially aired on CBS from October 3, 1961, until June 1, 1966. The show was created by Carl Reiner and starred Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam and Mary Tyler Moore. It ...
Style: sitcom, witty, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: producer, staff, dentist, housewife, workplace, tv show, writers, artists and showbiz, family, partners, ambition, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Lizzie McGuire (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Lizzie McGuire is an American live-action teen sitcom, which features an animated version of the title character performing soliloquy. The animated sequences were interspersed with the show's live-action sequences. It premiered on the Disney ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage life, youth, family, school, siblings relations, female protagonist, part animation, popular girl, high school life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Are You There, Chelsea? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Are You There, Chelsea? is an American sitcom created by Dottie Zicklin and Julie Ann Larson. It is based on Chelsea Handler's 2008 best-selling book Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea and aired from January 11 to March 28, 2012, on ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, workplace, best friends, bar, singleness, troublemaker, alcohol abuse, twentysomething life, friends, strong female presence, roommate, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 13K
Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, family relations, society, love and romance, youth, siblings relations, family life, suburbs, couple relations, suburban life, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 2K
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: sitcom, sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, single parent, single mother, female friendship, best friends, gender, strong female presence, family life, skyscraper, city life, singleness ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 89K
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: not serious, feel good, sitcom, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, money raising, financial problem, friendship, ambitious, best friends, diner, waiter, workplace situations, supportive friend, flirting, brooklyn new york city ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 3K
My Two Dads (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Two Dads is an American sitcom that starred Staci Keanan, Paul Reiser and Greg Evigan. It aired on NBC from 1987 to 1990 and was produced by Michael Jacobs Productions in association with Tri-Star Television and distributed by TeleVentures.
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, single father, friends, family life, custody, friendship, parents and children, family, youth, partners, lifestyle, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.8
 253
Manchild (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Stockbroker Terry, art expert Patrick, orthodontist James and decking supremo Gary have been friends since their schooldays. Now, having all reached the age of 50, they are intent on reliving the freedom of their youth, buying hip new clothes and ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: workplace romance, midlife crisis, lifestyle, friendship, looking for love, introspection, boss and employee, family relations, best friends, buddies, workplace, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 1K
Gidget (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Gidget is an American sitcom about a surfing, boy-crazy teenager called "Gidget" and her widowed father Russ Lawrence, a UCLA professor. Sally Field stars as Gidget with Don Porter as father Russell Lawrence. The series was first broadcast ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: surfing, family relations, friends, workplace romance, eccentric family, teenage love, suburban life, parents and children, college, friendship, teenage life, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.4
 26K
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: sitcom, not serious, talky, humorous, buddy comedy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, female friendship, lifestyle, young people, sexual activity, slacker, everyday life, free spirit, friends, urban, city life, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Facts of Life (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Facts of Life is an American sitcom that originally ran on the NBC television network from August 24, 1979, to May 7, 1988, making it the longest running sitcom of the 1980's. A spin-off of the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes, the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, friendship, girls' school, boarding school life, youth, friends, abortion, coming of age, best friends, lifestyle, teenage life, rich ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 5K
The Exes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A sitcom about three divorced men sharing an apartment across the hall from their female divorce attorney, who is also their landlord.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good
Plot: buddies, looking for sex, couples, looking for love, landlord tenant relationship, singleness, disorder, hopes, starting over, roommate, partners, blacks and whites ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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