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.
TV show
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, sentimental, humorous, realistic, witty, retro
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: friendship, best friends, family relations, looking for love, starting over, lifestyle, nothing goes right, working class, suburban life, workplace, boss and employee, female friendship, female protagonist, feminism, family, friends, coping, love and romance, couples, suburbs, strong female presence, silly humor, restaurant, bowling, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, milwaukee wisconsin

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and feel good films and TV series with plots about friends, family relations, lifestyle, friendship, youth, family and best friends mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Laverne & Shirley: The Lucy Show (1962), The Brady Bunch (1969), Mary Tyler Moore (1970), Happy Days (1974), Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, not serious, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Plot: disorder, workplace, workplace intrigue, couple relations, family relations, friends, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, goofy hero, hidden identity, obnoxious boss, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
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100%
The Brady Bunch (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, realistic, not serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: cheerleader, family, family relations, architect, suburbs, optimism, couples, step siblings, family life, couple relations, cult, suburban life ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, producer, dating, workplace, strong female presence, singleness, workplace situations, boss and employee, friends, self esteem, new job, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Happy Days (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, love and romance, youth, teenage love, family life, coming of age, buddies, teenage life, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, basketball ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, teacher, workplace, lifestyle, best friends, love and romance, singleness, twentysomething life, friendship, couples, social relations, platonic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Designing Women (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sexy, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, feminism, thirtysomething life, battle of the sexes, workplace situations, workplace, single parent, boss and employee, couples, social relations, friends ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Playing House (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, thirtysomething life, best friends, baby, childbirth, getting home, female friendship, strong female presence, friends, friendship, best friend, hometown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Girlfriends (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: eligible bachelor, friendship, lifestyle, love triangle, female friendship, best friends, friends, up and down relationship, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, friends, parents and children, couples, suburbs, therapist, father son relationship, marriage, society, friendship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Mr. Belvedere (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, power relations, disorder, friends, fish out of water, teenage life, parents and children, suburban life, boss and employee, workplace situations, suburbs, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Super Fun Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, lifestyle, friends, family relations, workplace situations, social awkwardness, siblings relations, misfit, workplace, workplace romance, promotion, workplace humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Beverly Hillbillies (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, secretary, family relations, disorder, oldtimer, friends, in-laws, parents and children, suburbs, couple relations, rich and poor, social differences ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Home Improvement (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, realistic, not serious, humorous
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Moesha (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, friends, best friends, lifestyle, family, youth, parents and children, verbal byplay, family life, eccentric family, teenage life, blended family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
One Day at a Time (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: starting over, love and romance, family relations, teenage life, family life, parents and children, single parent, best friends, workplace, couples, thirtysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: workplace, staff, producer, dentist, housewife, tv show, writers, writer's life, family, lifestyle, media, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Best Friends Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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, strong female presence, friends, twentysomething life, female friendship, getting along
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Cory in the House (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: teenager, white house, family relations, family life, u.s. president, lifestyle, teenage life, coming of age, parents and children, president, father son relationship, chef ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Benson (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, humorous, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: butler, power relations, family relations, friends, family life, friendship, workplace, master and servant, society, family, governor, mansion ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Punky Brewster (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Punky Brewster is an American sitcom about a girl named Punky Brewster being raised by her foster parent. The show ran on NBC from September 16, 1984 to September 7, 1986 and again in first-run syndication from October 30, 1987 to May 27, ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, friendship, orphan, optimism, adoption, dog, foster child, strong female presence, youth, pets, family, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Lizzie McGuire (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage life, family, youth, siblings relations, school, female protagonist, popular girl, grownups, friends, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 15K
Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, family relations, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, suburbs, suburban life, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, teenage life, friends, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
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Kate & Allie (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: friendship, single parent, family relations, single mother, female friendship, feminism, workplace situations, skyscraper, teenage life, singleness, city life, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.1
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My Two Dads (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, single father, partners, family, buddies, lifestyle, odd couple, youth, coming of age, friends, custody, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.9
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Manchild (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace romance, friendship, lifestyle, looking for love, introspection, boss and employee, family relations, best friends, buddies, workplace, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Are You There, Chelsea? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, workplace, best friends, friends, singleness, alcohol abuse, twentysomething life, strong female presence, roommate, workplace humor, troublemaker, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, witty, feel good, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, money raising, friendship, ambitious, financial problem, best friends, workplace situations, diner, lifestyle change, friends, everyday life, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Gidget (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: surfing, family relations, friends, hanging, coming of age, young lovers, youth, love and romance, best friends, lifestyle, parents and children, suburbs ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Perfect Strangers (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Perfect Strangers is an American sitcom that ran for eight seasons from March 25, 1986, to August 6, 1993, on the ABC television network. Created by Dale McRaven, the series chronicles the rocky coexistence of midwestern American Larry Appleton and ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, greek, fish out of water, cousin cousin relationship, roommate, newspaper, silly humor, farce, odd couple, society, misfit, immigrants ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Facts of Life (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, friendship, girls' school, boarding school life, friends, best friends, youth, lifestyle, coming of age, teenage life, abortion, rich ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%