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The Black Adder (1982)
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The Black Adder (1982)
Original name: Blackadder
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Blackadder is the name that encompassed four series of a BBC 1 period British sitcom, along with several one-off instalments. All television episodes starred Rowan Atkinson as anti-hero Edmund Blackadder and Tony Robinson as Blackadder's dogsbody, Baldrick. Each series was set in a different historical period with the two protagonists accompanied by different characters, though several reappear in one series or another, for example Melchett and Lord Flashheart. The first series titled The Black Adder was written by Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson, while subsequent episodes were written by Curtis and Ben Elton. The shows were produced by John Lloyd. In 2000 the fourth series, Blackadder Goes Forth, ranked at 16 in the "100 Greatest British Television Programmes", a list created by the British Film Institute. Also in the 2004 TV poll to find "Britain's Best Sitcom", Blackadder was voted the second-best British sitcom of all time, topped by Only Fools and Horses. It was also ranked as the 20th-best TV show of all time by Empire magazine.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, sitcom, dark humor, offbeat, alternative comedy
Plot: satire, king, queen, prince, witch, knight, parents and children, state affairs, politics, inheritance, heir heiress, war, royal family, british history, princess, nun, duel, bishop, priest, battles, battle, throne, betrayal, historical character, ambition ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 1400s
Place: england, scotland, europe, britain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about british humour, satire, disorder, british, society, family relations and workplace mostly in Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like The Black Adder: Black-Adder II (1986), Black Books (2000), That's My Bush! (2001), Dead Ringers (2002), Getting On (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black-Adder II (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Sixty years after the demise of Prince Edmund Plantagenet, Queen Elizabeth I, who's as insane as her ancestors, is England's current leader. Seductive, easy-to-impress, spoiled, and always seeking a husband, "Queenie" has a ...
Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, witty, sitcom ...
Plot: queen, satire, aristocracy, dimwit, intelligence, insanity, prince, stupidity, head of state, enemy, assistant, rivals ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe
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Black Adder the Third (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: During the Regency period, the insane King George III's stark raving mad son, George, is the Prince Regent of Wales. Vulgar and staggeringly slow-and-dim-witted, George exhausts the country's money and would surely be dead by know were it ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: king, stupidity, duel, robbery, prince, satire, insanity, intelligence, aristocracy, butler, power relations, disorder ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1700s, 1790s, 1800s ...
Place: england, europe, london, france
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Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
Style: surreal, sitcom, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, workplace, best friends, uptight character, salesman, workplace problem, odd couple, store, workplace situations, friendship, manager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
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That's My Bush! (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: That's My Bush! is an American comedy television series that aired on Comedy Central from April 4 to May 23, 2001. Created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, best known for also creating South Park, the series centers on the fictitious personal ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: politics, parody, satire, white house, goofy hero, head of state, couple relations, state affairs, media, political satire, u.s. president, political leader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Dead Ringers (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dead Ringers is a United Kingdom radio and television comedy impressions show broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and later BBC Two. The programme was devised by producer Bill Dare and developed with Jon Holmes, Andy Hurst and Simon Blackwell. It starred Jon ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, talky, cynical ...
Plot: satire, media satire, artists and showbiz, politics, state affairs, society, comedy team, joke, disorder, celebrity culture, media, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Getting On (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Darkly comic series about life on a hospital ward and a nursing team who have to get on with the job despite challenges thrown up by the modern NHS.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: hospital, satire, elderly, nurse, doctors and patients, retirement home life, friendship, workplace situations, retirement home, friends, workplace, aging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Citizen Khan (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Family-based sitcom set in the capital of British Pakistan - Sparkhill, Birmingham. Citizen Khan follows the trials and tribulations of loud-mouthed, tight-fisted, self-appointed community leader Mr Khan and his long suffering family, wife Mrs Khan ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: muslim, family life, family relations, society, parents and children, satire, ethnic, immigrants, social relations, indoor, family, asian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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The Windsors (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Comedy soap opera re-imagining the lives of the British Royal Family as you have never seen them before.
Style: sitcom, light, feel good, humorous
Plot: parody, royal family, husband wife relationship, family relations, political satire, father son relationship, rivalry, satire, british humour, escapades, dialogue, jealousy ...
Place: england
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Little Britain (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Little Britain is a British character-based comedy sketch show which was first broadcast on BBC radio and then turned into a television show. It was written by comic duo David Walliams and Matt Lucas. The show's title is an amalgamation of the ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, stupidity, lifestyle, cross dressing, misfit, social misfits, gender bending, human nature, society, false identity, social satire, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, paris france, britain, london
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Harry Hill's TV Burp (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Harry Hill's TV Burp is a British television comedy programme that ran for 11 years from 2001 to 2012. It was produced by Avalon Television for ITV and hosted by comedian Harry Hill. The show presents a look at the week's television, ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, biting, realistic ...
Plot: tv show, studio, media satire, entertainment, british humour, archive footage, satire, media
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Absolutely Fabulous (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set in the world of fashion and PR, immature fun-loving mother Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy drive Eddie's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness. Numerous in-jokes and heavy ...
Style: sitcom, witty, offbeat, humorous, biting ...
Plot: fashion, satire, middle aged, birthday, gender, aging, gays and lesbians, eccentric family, parents and children, cult, alcohol abuse, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe, new york
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Miranda (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Socially inept Miranda always gets into awkward situations; working in her joke shop with best friend Stevie, being hounded by her pushy mother, and especially when she's around her crush Gary.
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous
Plot: love and romance, family relations, comedian, couples, living with parents, dating, unsupportive parent, looking for love, crush, lifestyle, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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Nathan Barley (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Nathan Barley is a Channel 4 sitcom written by Charlie Brooker and Chris Morris, starring Nicholas Burns, Julian Barratt, Charlie Condou and Claire Keelan. The series of six weekly episodes began broadcasting on 11 February 2005 on Channel 4. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, suspense, biting ...
Plot: media satire, lifestyle, goofy hero, parody, stupidity, disorder, journalist, satire, media, british humour, radio dj, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, london, england
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The Day Today (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Day Today is a surreal British parody of television current affairs programmes, broadcast in 1994, and created by the comedians Armando Iannucci and Chris Morris. It is an adaptation of the radio programme On the Hour, which was broadcast on BBC ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, biting, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: parody, satire, journalism, tv show, politically correct, anchor, cliche, media, politics, state affairs, media satire, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
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Mongrels (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mongrels, formerly known under the working titles of We Are Mongrels and The Un-Natural World, is a British puppet-based situation comedy series first broadcast on BBC Three between 22 June and 10 August 2010, with a making-of documentary entitled ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, stylized ...
Plot: puppet, swearing, buddies, friends, animal life, bar, disorder, bird, dog, birds, cat, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, usa
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The Thin Blue Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Thin Blue Line is a British sitcom starring Rowan Atkinson set in a police station that ran for two series on the BBC from 1995 to 1996. It was written by Ben Elton.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police station, police, sergeant, partners against crime, goofy hero, working undercover, incompetent police, workplace, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, british humour ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe, britain
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Smack the Pony (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Smack the Pony is a British sketch comedy show that ran from 1999 until 2003 on Channel 4. The main performers on the show were Fiona Allen, Doon Mackichan, and Sally Phillips. There were also regular appearances from Sarah Alexander, Darren Boyd, ...
Style: witty, offbeat, humorous, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: fast talker, strong female presence, gender, social misfits, battle of the sexes, sexism, satire, comedienne, late night, english, british, british tv ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
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Twenty Twelve (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Twenty Twelve is a BBC television comedy series written and directed by John Morton. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes and Amelia Bullmore, the programme is a spoof on-location documentary following the organisation of the 2012 Summer Olympics ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: satire, workplace situations, power relations, disorder, secretary, boss and employee, nothing goes right, team, olympics, british humour, loner, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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Blandings (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Blandings is a British comedy television series adapted by Guy Andrews from the Blandings Castle stories of P.G. Wodehouse. It was first broadcast on BBC One from 13 January 2013, and stars Timothy Spall, Jennifer Saunders and Mark Williams. The ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: english countryside, eccentric family, master and servant, butler, family relations, lord, castle, british humour, estate, power relations, siblings relations, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: europe
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Tanner on Tanner (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tanner on Tanner is a follow up to celebrated filmmaker Robert Altman and DOONESBURY cartoonist Gary Trudeau's political satire TANNER '88, a mockumentary following a fictional democratic presidential candidate (Michael Murphy) on his ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, cynical, biting ...
Plot: satire, moral dilemma, manhunt, undercover, fighting the system, journalism, state affairs, rebellion, society, politics, dishonesty, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Friday Night Dinner (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Two siblings share their Friday night dinners at their parents home and, somehow, something always goes wrong.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, nostalgic
Plot: jewish, family relations, family dinner, eccentric family, parents and children, comedy of errors, social awkwardness, disorder, marriage, family gatherings, couple relations, middle aged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe
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Harry Enfield and Chums (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty, alternative comedy
Plot: youth, society, friends, family relations, drugs/alcohol, satire, teenage life, parents and children, social differences, best friends, buddies, cockney ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england
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31%
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Hunderby (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Hunderby is a British sitcom produced by Sky, written by Julia Davis, that was first broadcast on Sky Atlantic in 2012. The series won two awards at the British Comedy Awards in 2012.
Style: dark humor, humorous, gothic, sitcom, light ...
Plot: couples, maid, village, society, shipwreck, gossip and rumors, rivalry, devious, dishonesty, butler, couple relations, silly humor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
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The Young Ones (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 410 min.
Story: The Young Ones is a British sitcom, broadcast in Great Britain from 1982 to 1984 in two six-part series. Shown on BBC2, it featured anarchic, offbeat humour which helped bring alternative comedy to television in the 1980s and made household names of ...
Style: sitcom, surreal, realistic, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hippie, satire, student, college life, lifestyle, buddies, medical school, social relations, friends, mad, suicidal, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
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31%
Goodness Gracious Me (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Goodness Gracious Me is a BBC English language sketch comedy show originally aired on BBC Radio 4 from 1996 to 1998 and later televised on BBC Two from 1998 to 2001. The ensemble cast were four British Indian actors, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, ethnic, family relations, working class, eccentric family, suburbs, suburban life, family life, disorder, punjab, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, india
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31%
Yes, Prime Minister (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: James Hacker MP the Government's bumbling minister for Administrative Affairs is propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. Could this have possibly have been managed by his trusted Permanent Private ...
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: satire, politics, prime minister, british prime minister, government, power relations, staff, responsibility, workplace, state affairs, head of state, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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16%
Porterhouse Blue (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: In late-'80s Britain, Porterhouse College Cambridge is an anachronism, its students uniformly male and (in the vast number of cases) privately educated. When the incumbent Master dies (from a stroke brought on by overeating) the government ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: satire, college, state affairs, hopes, youth, power relations, reform, student life, college life, school, teachers and students, older woman younger man relationship
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england
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Drop the Dead Donkey (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Drop the Dead Donkey is a situation comedy that first aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom between 1990 and 1998. It is set in the offices of “GlobeLink News”, a fictional TV news company. Recorded close to transmission, it made use of ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, biting ...
Plot: satire, boss, lesbian, media, tv news, reporter, tv show, advertising, workplace situations, workplace, politically correct, ratings ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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30%
Are You Being Served? (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Classic comedy set in fading department store Grace Brothers.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Plot: farce, store, workplace, sexism, camp, department store, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, boss and employee, gays and lesbians, gender, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own death. Returning in disguise after various attempts at finding a 'new life', he gets his old job back and finds nothing has ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace, faked death, suburbs, satire, unfulfillment, hopes, dishonesty, hidden identity, power relations, disorder, starting over ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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