Movies and TV shows like The Adventures of Pete & Pete

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The Adventures of Pete & Pete (1992)
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The Adventures of Pete & Pete (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures of Pete & Pete is an American children's television series produced by Wellsville Pictures and broadcast by Nickelodeon. The show featured humorous and surreal elements in its narrative, and many recurring themes centered on two brothers both named Pete Wrigley, and their various interactions with family, friends, and enemies. The show was created by Will McRobb and Chris Viscardi and began as minute-long shorts in 1989 that aired in between regular programs. Owing to the popularity of the shorts, five half-hour specials were made, followed by a regular half-hour series that ran for three seasons and continued in reruns until around 1999. The N aired reruns of the show between 2002–2003. The first two seasons were released on DVD in 2005; the third was planned for 2006 but was indefinitely postponed. Jason Ankeny of Allmusic called the series "the greatest children's show ever," while IGN called it "One of the most well-written kids shows ever."
Style: sitcom, humorous, surreal, witty, not serious, cult film, offbeat, mad
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, mischievous children, middle school, tunnel, small town, family, friendship, friends, misfit, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, young lovers, suburbs, lifestyle, suburban life, coming of age, partners, disorder, siblings relations, buddies, small town life, eccentric family, adolescence vs adulthood, superhero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s

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Most similar movies to The Adventures of Pete & Pete

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sitcom, realistic and semi serious films and TV series with plots about youth, family, family relations, teenager, teenage life, friends and siblings relations mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like The Adventures of Pete & Pete: Freaks and Geeks (1999), Salute Your Shorts (1991), Gilmore Girls (2000), Kenan & Kel (1996), Even Stevens (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").
Style: humorous, light, semi serious, sitcom, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: nerd, social misfits, teenager, weed, socially awkward, friendship, coming of age, cheerleader, social relations, teenage life, teacher, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1980, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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Salute Your Shorts (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Salute Your Shorts is an American comedy television series that aired on Nickelodeon from 1991 to 1992 and in reruns until early 1999. It was based on the 1986 book, Salute Your Shorts: Life at Summer Camp by Steve Slavkin. The series, filmed at ...
Style: sitcom, exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, summer camp, teenager, punishment, friendship, spoiled brat, against the rules, youth, family, prank, young heroes, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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Gilmore Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, witty, talky ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, kids, teen drama
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, student, boyfriend, small town life, female protagonist, social relations, lifestyle, looking for love, single mother, first love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: yale university, connecticut, usa, new england
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Kenan & Kel (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kenan & Kel is an American teen comedy sitcom produced by Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert that originally aired on Nickelodeon from July 1996 to July 2000. The show starred friends and then-All That cast members Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, teen comedy
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: teenager, high school, african american, friendship, goofy hero, family, nothing goes right, youth, buddies, teenage life, mishap, student ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, sibling rivalry, teenage life, high school life, siblings relations, parents and children, youth, eccentric family, family life, disorder, mischievous children, classmate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, sacramento california
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Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, liberal, culture clash, hippie, lifestyle, parents and children, youth, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, americana, siblings relations, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, ohio
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39%
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, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, friends, disorder, power relations, workplace, family, society, master and servant, lifestyle, youth, culture clash, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh
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39%
Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, witty, neurotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenager, siblings relations, prodigy, dark humor, teenage life, suburbs, suburban life, youth, social satire, dysfunctional family, family problems, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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39%
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Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide is an American live action sitcom on Nickelodeon that debuted in the Nickelodeon Sunday night TEENick scheduling block on September 12, 2004. The series' actual pilot episode aired on September 7, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: school, friendship, teenager, teenage life, survival, teaching the ways of the world, friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, best friends, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cousin Skeeter (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cousin Skeeter is an American children's television show, which ran on Nickelodeon from 1998 to 2001. It starred Robert Ri'chard as Bobby, a young boy whose life changed when his strange cousin Skeeter came to live with his family. With ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: carnival, studying, youth, odd couple, buddies, partners, nothing goes right, family, disorder, basketball, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Drake & Josh (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Drake & Josh is an American television sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows the lives of two teenage boys with opposing personalities, Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, who become stepbrothers. Both actors had played ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: teenage life, siblings relations, family relations, lifestyle, prank, unlikely partners, step siblings, deal, adolescence vs adulthood, manipulation, disorder, dating ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Unfabulous (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Unfabulous is an American children's television series that aired on Nickelodeon. The series is about an "unfabulous" 7th Grade middle school student named Addie Singer, played by Emma Roberts. The show, which debuted in late summer ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, sitcom
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: teenager, middle school, friendship, lifestyle, youth, teenage love, family, best friends, children, popular girl, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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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: kids, family outing, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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I Didn't Do It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ultra-competitive fraternal twins Lindy and Logan Watson, together with their four best friends, navigate their freshman year of high school. Each episode begins with a comedic "what just happened?" situation as Lindy and Logan each spin ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, teenager, family relations, psychiatrist, friends, society, love and romance, youth, teenage life, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood, family life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Suite Life of Zack & Cody is an American sitcom created by Danny Kallis and Jim Geoghan. The series was first broadcast on Disney Channel on March 18, 2005, with 4 million viewers, making it the most successful premiere for Disney Channel in ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, funny, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: hotel, mischievous children, twins, brother brother relationship, youth, disney, family relations, family life, prank, heir, teenager, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, racist, cousin cousin relationship, roommate, newspaper, greek, fish out of water, problem solving, silly humor, farce, family relations, stewardess ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Liv and Maddie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of identical twins Liv, a former television star back home in Wisconsin and in the process of adding movie star to her credits, as well as beginning to focus on her music career, and Maddie, an outstanding student and basketball ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, popularity, teenage girl, siblings relations, parents and children, teenager, high school life, youth, high school, favoritism among siblings, twin sister, family life ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
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36%
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Family Matters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A long-running dramedy centering on the Winslow family, a middle-class African American family living in Chicago, and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. A spin-off of Perfect Strangers.
Style: sitcom, humorous, scenic, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: mental illness, teenager, makeover, family relations, middle class, silly humor, disorder, social relations, goofy hero, lifestyle, youth, family ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Quints (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jamie Grover (Kimberly J. Brown) is an only child who has always wanted out from the constant attention her parents give her. Her wish is finally granted when she finds out her mother is pregnant, but when she turns out to have quints, Jamie's ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: baby, family relations, family life, child as adult, life turned upside down, disney, siblings relations, parents and children, teenage life, youth, family, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Bucket and Skinner are best friends trying to navigate the minefield of high school politics, while surfing everyday and living the California dream.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: beach, family, high school life, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, lifestyle, mischievous children, disorder, buddies, best friend, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, humorous, realistic, not serious, nostalgic
Audience: kids
Plot: handyman, friendship, young heroes, teenage girl, parents, friendship between men, family relations, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, sibling rivalry, male chauvinism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Clarissa Explains It All (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Clarissa Explains It All is an American teen sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon. Created by Mitchell Kriegman, it aired for five seasons for a total of 65 episodes from March 23, 1991, to December 3, 1994, and then went into reruns. In the series, ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, teen comedy
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: female protagonist, family relations, youth, teenager, grownups, satire, high school, middle school, women, breaking the fourth wall, school, architect ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Just Jordan (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Just Jordan is an American television sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon as a part of the network's TEENick lineup. The series debuted on January 7, 2007 and was cancelled on April 5, 2008 with 29 episodes produced.
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: family relations, teenage life, rise to the top, against the odds, best friends, youth, family, love and romance, black boy, interracial friendship, diner, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sigmund and the Sea Monsters was an American children's television series that ran from 1973 to 1975, produced by Sid and Marty Krofft and aired on Saturday mornings. There were 29 episodes spanning two seasons.
Style: humorous, semi serious, weird
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: sea monster, friendship, ocean, misfit, youth, desire for fame, rescue, heroes, mischievous children, family, odd couple, young heroes ...
Place: san diego california
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35%
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Smart Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: T.J. is a boy genius who gets bumped up from the fourth grade to high school. T.J. tries to adjust to his new life, but he shares some classes with his 14 year-old brother Marcus, the school jock, and his clueless and self-absorbed 16 year-old ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: high school, widower, sibling rivalry, child prodigy, teenager, single parent, boy genius, relationship vs career, siblings relations, friends, coach, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Suite Life on Deck (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows twin brothers Zack and Cody Martin and hotel heiress London Tipton in a new setting, the SS Tipton, where they attend classes at "Seven Seas High" and meet Bailey Pickett while Mr. Moseby manages the ship. The ship ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: twins, twin brother, ship, family, adventure, lifestyle, family relations, siblings relations, sea voyage, mischievous children, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Step by Step (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Step by Step is an American television sitcom that starred Patrick Duffy and Suzanne Somers as two single parents, who spontaneously get married after meeting one another during a vacation, resulting in them becoming the heads of a large blended ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: blended family, family relations, family, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship, youth, couples, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
True Jackson, VP (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: True Jackson, VP is an American television sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon from November 8, 2008 to August 20, 2011. The series starred Keke Palmer, Ashley Argota, Matt Shively, Danielle Bisutti, Greg Proops, Robbie Amell and Ron Butler. The theme ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: fashion, teenager, friendship, disorder, lifestyle, overnight success, power relations, rise to the top, workplace, best friends, teenage life, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Doogie Howser, M.D. is an American television comedy-drama starring Neil Patrick Harris as a teenage physician who also faces the problems of being a normal teenager. Creators Steven Bochco and David E. Kelley, partnering with ABC, aired the show ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: genius, medical, child prodigy, doctor, teenager, high school, family relations, diary, hospital, photographic memory, intern, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%