Movies and TV shows like Father Ted

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Father Ted (1995)
 8.6
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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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, not serious, sitcom, witty, toilet humor
Plot: priest, island, clergy, friendship, family relations, against the odds, contests and competitions, love and romance, family life, small town, bishop, workplace, conservative, social awkwardness, eccentric family, uninhibited rivalry, irish, catholic church, catholic priest, friends, misfit, religions or cults, odd, coworker, punishment ...
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, sitcom and semi serious films and TV series with plots about society, family relations, friends, british humour, workplace, friendship and social relations mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Father Ted: Black Books (2000), The Vicar of Dibley (1994), Rev. (2010), Little Mosque on the Prairie (2007), Moone Boy (2012). 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, 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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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: sitcom, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: english countryside, village, church, holiday, conservative, small town, friendship, priest, small community, son, cottage, farmer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: england, europe, britain
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100%
 7.9
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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, sitcom, light, entertaining ...
Plot: church, clergy, priest, belief, society, religions or cults, moral dilemma, social relations, urban setting, frustration, lifestyle change, reluctant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sitcom, not serious, touching, humorous, witty ...
Plot: small town, culture clash, muslim, couples, family relations, parents and children, clergy, battle of the sexes, religions or cults, social relations, fall in love, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.1
 5K
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: sitcom, funny, sweet, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary friend, family relations, small town, friends, eccentric family, childhood, child protagonist, irish, coming of age, school, daydreamer, coping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, friendship, elderly, small town, village, golden years, friends, social relations, retirement, british humour, veteran, trio ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 80s, 70s, contemporary ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: snob, family relations, social differences, siblings relations, working class, blind ambition, ambition, lifestyle, society, upscale, eccentric family, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hank (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Hank is a comedy television series which ran on ABC from September 30, 2009, to November 4, 2009. The series was created by Tucker Cawley and is about a Wall Street executive who loses his job and reconnects with his small-town family. Hank ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: small town, family relations, starting over, family life, unemployment, society, parents and children, eccentric family, small town life, stock broker, husband wife relationship, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.1
 334
Up the Women (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 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: sitcom, semi serious, captivating, humorous, realistic
Plot: fighting the system, friendship, against the odds, idealism, feminism, injustice, battle of the sexes, hopes, society, gender, small town, british humour ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: sitcom, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: society, clergy, social relations, religions or cults, church, suburbs, suburban life, catholic church, priest, irish, british, religion ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1950
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: small town, rich and poor, social relations, couples, family relations, power relations, family problems, church, village life, suburbs, death in the family, siblings relations ...
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, humorous, realistic
Plot: village, small town, romance, couples, couple relations, isolation, family relations, small town life, village life, battle of the sexes, love, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: sitcom, surreal, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: satire, politics, rivalry, state affairs, society, legal action, campaign, workplace intrigue, suburban life, tv show, workplace romance, media satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bar, disorder, friends, family relations, satire, partners, workplace, society, misfit partners, friendship, working class, family life ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: goofy hero, nothing goes right, workplace, job seeking, farce, workplace situations, supportive spouse, misfit, disorder, family relations, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The King of Queens (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Three's definitely a crowd for parcel post deliveryman Doug Heffernan (Kevin James), whose newly widowed father-in-law, Arthur (Jerry Stiller), has moved in with him and his wife, Carrie (Leah Remini). Doug's no longer the king of his ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: working class, living with parents, friendship, marital problem, family problems, family relations, workplace, love and romance, buddies, battle of the sexes, family life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Corner Gas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Corner Gas is a Canadian television sitcom created by Brent Butt. The series ran for six seasons from 2004 to 2009. Re-runs still air on CTV, CTV Two and The Comedy Network in Canada. Deriving its name from the roadside gas station in the fictional ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: village life, gas station, small town, workplace, family relations, small town life, boss and employee, suburban life, partners, lifestyle, workplace situations, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: working class, friendship, workplace situations, friends, factory worker, buddies, society, workplace, pub, electrician, male friendship, dysfunctional relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 6K
Good Times (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Good Times is an American sitcom that originally aired from February 8, 1974, until August 1, 1979, on the CBS television network. It was created by Eric Monte and Mike Evans, and developed by Norman Lear, the series' primary executive ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: family relations, ghetto, family life, parents and children, young lovers, love and romance, social differences, suburban life, tv show, workplace romance, friendship, black family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 924
My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: My Life as Liz is a mockumentary style American television series that centers on the life of Liz Lee, a misfit high-school senior living in small town Texas. The series debuted on MTV on January 18, 2010. The first season finale aired on March 8, ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, youth, social relations, friendship, high school life, lifestyle, teenage life, best friends, parents and children, power relations, family relations, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
At Last the 1948 Show (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: At Last the 1948 Show is a satirical TV show made by David Frost's company, Paradine Productions, in association with Rediffusion London. Transmitted on Britain's ITV network during 1967 and 1968, it brought Cambridge Footlights humour to ...
Style: not serious, surreal, offbeat, humorous, witty
Plot: satire, media satire, couple relations, human nature, media, performer's life, buddies, workplace, love and romance, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, workplace situations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.2
 13K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 3K
227 (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: 227 is an American situation comedy that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, until May 6, 1990. The series stars Marla Gibbs as a sharp-tongued, inner-city resident gossip and housewife, Mary Jenkins. It was produced by Embassy ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, neighbor, apartment, best friends, workplace, family, lifestyle, society, love and romance, couples, friends, social relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 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 ⇓
28%
The Catherine Tate Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Catherine Tate Show is a British television sketch comedy written by Catherine Tate and Aschlin Ditta. Tate also stars in all but one of the show's sketches, which feature a wide range of characters. The Catherine Tate Show airs on BBC Two ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, comedian, working class, youth, best friends, social misfits, society, workplace, workplace situations, british humour, profanity, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 1K
Clatterford (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jam & Jerusalem is a British sit-com that aired on BBC One from 2006 to 2009. Written by Jennifer Saunders and Abigail Wilson, it starred Sue Johnston, Jennifer Saunders, Pauline McLynn, Dawn French, Maggie Steed, David Mitchell, and Sally ...
Style: sitcom, uplifting, witty, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: village life, friendship, village, family relations, loss of spouse, layoff, wisdom of life, retirement home, family tradition, friends, strong female presence, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Young Drunk Punk (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: Ian McKay and his best friend Shinky are two young punks searching for their great destinies in the back alleys of Calgary Alberta, circa 1980. Together, these friends will face down cowboys and oilmen, hockey goons and movie snobs, odd-jobbers and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, offbeat
Plot: rebellion, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, friends, society, buddies, youth, social misfits, misfit, eccentric family, family life, rebelliousness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, family life, couples, eccentric family, family, brother sister relationship, family man, family home, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: working class, family relations, black market, cons and scams, eccentric family, disorder, veteran, hopes, dishonesty, partners, siblings relations, scam ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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