Movies and TV shows like Father Ted

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Father Ted (1995)
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Father Ted (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A crazy comedy about three rather strange parish priests exiled to Craggy Island, a remote island off the Irish west coast.
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, semi serious
Plot: island, priest, clergy, sitcom, irish, small town life, religions or cults, small town, friendship, misfit, society, social relations, workplace, friends, bishop, hysteria, goofy hero, conservative, punishment, social awkwardness, drinking problem, dimwit, mad, odd, coworker ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and not serious films and TV series with plots about sitcom, friends, society, workplace, family relations, friendship and couples mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Father Ted: Black Books (2000), Little Mosque on the Prairie (2007), The Vicar of Dibley (1994), Moone Boy (2012), The Young Ones (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, not serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, workplace, store, friends, best friends, odd couple, friendship, misfit, unfulfillment, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
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Little Mosque on the Prairie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Little Mosque on the Prairie is a Canadian sitcom that aired on CBC, created by Zarqa Nawaz and produced by WestWind Pictures. It was filmed in Toronto, Ontario and Indian Head, Saskatchewan. The series was selected and showcased at the 2009 Dawn ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, touching, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, small town, culture clash, muslim, clergy, arab, small town life, church, religions or cults, society, family relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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100%
The Vicar of Dibley (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 10 min.
Story: Reverend Granger is assigned as the Vicar of the rural parish of Dibley, but she is not quite what the villagers expected.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: church, village, small community, sitcom, english countryside, small town, friendship, conservative, holiday, fish out of water, clergy, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe, britain
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100%
 8.2
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Moone Boy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Martin Moone is a young boy who relies on the help of his imaginary friend Sean to deal with the quandaries of life in a wacky small-town Irish family in the 1980's.
Style: not serious, surreal, humorous, offbeat, sentimental ...
Plot: sitcom, small town, coming of age, irish, youth, family relations, eccentric family, friends, imaginary character, classmates, bully, innocence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 8.2
 12K
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: surreal, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, college life, student, hippie, cult, buddies, student life, twentysomething life, youth, social relations, friends, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london, medical school
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47%
Ballykissangel (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Ballykissangel is a BBC television drama set in Ireland, produced in-house by BBC Northern Ireland. The original story revolved around a young English Roman Catholic priest as he became part of a rural community. It ran for six series, which were ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: small town, unlikely couple, opposites attract, priest, rise and fall, boss and employee, church, suburbs, rich and poor, siblings relations, workplace romance, death in the family ...
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bless Me Father (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bless Me Father is a British sitcom starring Arthur Lowe, Daniel Abineri, Gabrielle Daye, Patrick McAlinney, David Ryall, Derek Francis and Sheila Keith. It was aired on ITV from 1978 until 1981 and described the adventures of an Irish Catholic ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: sitcom, clergy, church, suburban life, catholic church, religions or cults, society, suburbs, social relations, priest, housekeeper, older man younger man relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 301
Up the Women (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: It's 1910 and we're in Banbury church hall at the Banbury Intricate Craft Circle. Margaret has been to London and discovered the Women's Suffrage movement so she decides they need to set up their own movement and The Banbury Intricate ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: sitcom, feminism, gender, small town, society, social relations, fighting the system, against the odds, battle of the sexes, idealism, friendship, small town life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The New Statesman (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The New Statesman is a British sitcom of the late 1980s and early 1990s satirising the Conservative government of the time. It was written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran at the request of, and as a starring vehicle for, its principal actor, Rik ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Plot: politics, sitcom, legal action, workplace romance, conservative, parliament, greed, politician, media satire, suburbs, suburban life, tv show ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Closer You Get (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irish bachelors take out an ad in the Miami Herald, looking for love.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Plot: village, small town, couple relations, friendship, small town life, romance, village life, couples, clergy, battle of the sexes, journalism, isolation ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Gimme Gimme Gimme (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Linda La Hughes (Kathy Burke) shares a flat with Tom Farrell (James Dreyfus). Linda is overweight, loudmouthed and not particularly attractive. She thinks she's gorgeous and irrestible, however. She's also sex mad and obsessed with men. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, surreal ...
Plot: sitcom, sex, best friends, gays and lesbians, actor, sexual obsession, odd couple, gender, couples, friends, singleness, physical appearance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.9
 2K
Rev. (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Rev. is a British television sitcom produced by Big Talk Productions. The show premiered on BBC Two on 28 June 2010. The show's working titles were The City Vicar and Handle With Prayer. The series revolves around a Church of England priest, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: clergy, church, sitcom, religions or cults, urban, moral dilemma, society, social relations, challenge, christianity, belief, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 615
Citizen Smith (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Citizen Smith is a British television sitcom. The show was written by John Sullivan, who later wrote Only Fools and Horses. The pilot was transmitted on 12 April 1977 in the Comedy Special series of one-off plays, and the series proper ran from 3 ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, rebellion, buddies, unemployed, marxism, rebelliousness, friendship, urban, unemployment, society, friends, failed attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
I'm Alan Partridge (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: I'm Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in 2002. The series followed the titular Alan Partridge, a failed television ...
Style: clever, talky, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, radio, goofy hero, down on your luck, hotel, artists and showbiz, buddies, desire for fame, friendship, celebrity culture, showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Likely Lads (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Likely Lads is a British sitcom created and written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, and produced by Dick Clement. Twenty episodes were broadcast by the BBC, in three series, between 16 December 1964 and 23 July 1966. However, only eight of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, working class, friendship, buddies, pub, friends, workplace situations, society, workplace, factory worker, dysfunctional relationship, electrician
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC. Centred on the life of eccentric, social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket, the sitcom follows her obsessive and determined attempts to impress in middle class ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, clever, witty
Plot: sitcom, snob, couple relations, social differences, bouquet, bbc, eccentric family, ambition, society, couples, blind ambition, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mrs. Brown's Boys (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Get ready to experience everyone’s favourite mother hen at her most outrageous in her very first Live Tour DVD. Prepare for a riot of bad behaviour as you see Mrs Brown Live and unleashed for the first time in a show jam packed with all the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, live comedy ...
Plot: sitcom, irish, matriarch, parents and children, eccentric family, live performance, mother, family, elderly, family relations, disorder, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? is a British sitcom which was broadcast between 9 January 1973 and 9 April 1974 on BBC1. It was the colour sequel to the mid-1960s hit The Likely Lads. It was created and written, as was its predecessor, by Dick ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, working class, friends, buddies, marriage, friendship, middle class, homecoming, society, workplace, factory worker, grownups
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is a BBC situation comedy, written by Raymond Allen and starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. It was first broadcast in 1973 and ran for three series, ending in 1978. The series follows the accident-prone ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: sitcom, goofy hero, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, farce, marriage, family relations, disorder, supportive spouse, couple relations, workplace situations, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974. The shows were composed of surreality, risqué or innuendo-laden humour, sight gags and ...
Style: surreal, biting, clever, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: monty python, cross dressing, stupidity, nothing goes right, rock, disorder, fish out of water, cult, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem, media satire, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Chef! (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Chef! is a British situation comedy starring Lenny Henry that aired as twenty episodes over three series from 1993 to 1996 on the BBC. The show was created and primarily written by Peter Tilbury based on an idea from Lenny Henry and produced for the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cynical, witty
Plot: sitcom, workplace, restaurant, chef, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, cook, cooking and food, power relations, boss and employee, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, biting
Plot: sitcom, tv news, media satire, tv show, workplace situations, media, workplace, ratings, anchor, advertising, politically correct, lesbian ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 1K
Dinnerladies (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dinnerladies is a BBC sitcom written by and starring Victoria Wood that chronicles the antics of a group of workers in a canteen in the north of England. Bren tries to maintain a semblance of order in amongst the chaos, while dealing with the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace, staff, workplace situations, working class, manager, handyman, factory, workplace romance, love and romance, factory worker, up and down relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: northern england, england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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British Men Behaving Badly (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Men Behaving Badly is a British sitcom that was created and written by Simon Nye. It follows the lives of Gary Strang and his flatmates, Dermot Povey and Tony Smart. It was first broadcast on ITV in 1992. A total of six series were made along with a ...
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, neighbor, office, singleness, drugs/alcohol, alcohol abuse, unemployed, sex, nurse, alcohol, sexual humor, man child ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
2point4 Children (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: 2point4 children is a 1990s British sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porter family; an average family that is persistently faced with surreal situations and sheer bad luck. The show was originally ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, eccentric family, family, family life, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, couples, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, family home ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Big Train (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Big Train is a surreal British television comedy sketch show created by Arthur Mathews and Graham Linehan, writers of the successful sitcom Father Ted. The first series was broadcast on BBC Two in 1998, while the second, in which Linehan was not ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: comedian, disorder, actress playing multiple roles, social satire, absurd humor, absurdism, surrealism, irreverence, parody, joke, british, british tv
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: sitcom, fashion, drug abuse, birthday, best friends, drugs/alcohol, alcohol abuse, cult, career woman, eccentric family, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Steptoe and Son (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Steptoe and Son is a British sitcom written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson about a father and son played by Wilfred Brambell and Harry H. Corbett who deal in selling used items. They live on Oil Drum Lane, a fictional street in Shepherd's Bush, ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, working class, reluctant partners, parents and children, son, father, business, urban, family business, family life, partners, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Odd Couple (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Oscar's life seems almost perfect...sure he's divorced and his apartment is a mess, but he's the host of a well-known sports show, and is enjoying his bachelor lifestyle in New York City. That is until his college friend, Felix, shows ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, friendship, dating, friends, disorder, radio show, misfit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, macho man, job, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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