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.
TV show
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, odd, witty, mad
Plot: priest, island, clergy, friendship, catholic church, 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 priest, friends, misfit, religions or cults, coworker, punishment, unemployment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe

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Most similar movies to Father Ted

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, friends, social relations, family relations, friendship, british humour and workplace mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Father Ted: Black Books (2000), The Young Ones (1982), The Vicar of Dibley (1994), Rev. (2010), Little Mosque on the Prairie (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, witty, humorous, sitcom, not serious ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, best friends, workplace, misfit, farce, friends, irish, salesman, odd couple, workplace situations, store ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
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 8.2
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The Young Ones (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 410 min.
TV show
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, mad, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hippie, satire, student, college life, lifestyle, buddies, medical school, friends, suicidal, social relations, misfit, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
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100%
The Vicar of Dibley (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 10 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: english countryside, church, village, small town, friendship, holiday, conservative, weirdo, countryside, priest, cottage, farmer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, britain
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67%
 7.9
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Rev. (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, entertaining, light ...
Plot: church, clergy, priest, society, belief, religions or cults, moral dilemma, social relations, urban setting, challenge, lifestyle change, reluctant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Little Mosque on the Prairie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, touching, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: small town, culture clash, muslim, parents and children, family relations, couples, battle of the sexes, clergy, small town life, interracial relations, fall in love, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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100%
 8.1
 6K
Moone Boy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, surreal, funny, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, imaginary friend, family relations, child protagonist, friends, eccentric family, childhood, irish, coming of age, school, fantasizing, daydreamer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, golden years, friends, social relations, english countryside, retirement, british humour, married couple, library ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 90s, 70s, contemporary ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: snob, family relations, social differences, siblings relations, working class, lifestyle, society, ambition, blind ambition, upscale, eccentric family, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: computer genius, geek, office, misfit, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, nerd, lifestyle, teamwork, rivalry, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, london
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100%
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Hank (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, humorous, realistic
Plot: small town, family relations, family life, starting over, eccentric family, society, parents and children, unemployment, stock broker, small town life, husband wife relationship, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Ballykissangel (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: small town, village life, pub, unlikely couple, social relations, couples, family relations, power relations, church, family problems, siblings relations, death in the family ...
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Bless Me Father (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: religions or cults, social relations, church, suburban life, suburbs, clergy, society, catholic church, priest, catholic, british, older man younger man relationship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1950
Place: london, england
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28%
 7.2
 336
Up the Women (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
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, captivating, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: idealism, friendship, against the odds, fighting the system, injustice, battle of the sexes, hopes, society, feminism, gender, small town, women's suffrage ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.9
 335
Sunnyside (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome to Sunnyside, the not-so-typical neighbourhood where anything can happen, and almost always does. From hipsters and yoga moms to meth addicts and romantic crooks, Sunnyside is a quirky neighbourhood in transition, where residents aren’t ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: silly humor, friendship, couples, family problems, family relations, family life, eccentric family, small town, siblings relations, social relations, small town life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: small town, village, couples, romance, couple relations, isolation, battle of the sexes, small town life, village life, family relations, love, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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28%
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bar, workplace situations, working class, satire, disorder, friends, family relations, friendship, eccentric family, family life, workplace, partners ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The New Statesman (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: politics, satire, suburban life, tv show, workplace romance, media satire, suburbs, workplace situations, workplace, legal action, state affairs, media ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Clatterford (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: witty, uplifting, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: british, friendship, family relations, village, village life, friends, gender, family life, strong female presence, best friends, social relations, english countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: job seeking, workplace, nothing goes right, goofy hero, farce, couples, disorder, family relations, comedy of errors, workplace situations, couple relations, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The King of Queens (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, entertaining ...
Plot: working class, living with parents, friendship, marital problem, family relations, family problems, workplace, buddies, battle of the sexes, love and romance, family life, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Mapp & Lucia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: 1930s comedy drama based on EF Benson's novels, about the rivalry between two women in a quaint village.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: small town, rivalry, village, society, small town life, village life, social relations, gossip, priest, friendship, lesbian, snobbism ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
At Last the 1948 Show (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: surreal, not serious, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, human nature, media, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, performer's life, buddies, workplace, love and romance, social relations, friends, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1948, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.1
 6K
Corner Gas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, boss and employee, village, fish out of water, partners, lifestyle, friendship, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Likely Lads (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, buddies, workplace, society, friends, factory worker, pub, dysfunctional relationship, electrician, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: northern england, england, europe
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26%
Raised by Wolves (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set on a Wolverhampton council estate, Raised By Wolves is modern day reimagining of the childhood of Caitlin Moran and her brothers and sisters. Single-mum Della lives in a three bedroom council house with Germaine, Aretha, Yoko, Mariah, Wyatt and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family relations, youth, single parent, teenage life, single mother, estate, profanity, strong female presence, siblings relations, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.1
 1K
Getting On (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: hospital, satire, elderly, nurse, workplace situations, doctors and patients, friendship, friends, retirement home life, dealing with death, getting along, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
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227 (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, apartment, neighbor, couples, social relations, friends, society, love and romance, family, best friends, lifestyle, workplace ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.0
 3K
Snuff Box (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Snuff Box is a BBC Three British dark comedy starring and written by Matt Berry and Rich Fulcher with additional material by Nick Gargano. It first aired on Monday 27 February 2006. Both actors use their real names for their main characters. Berry ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, odd, light ...
Plot: silly humor, friends, comedian, social relations, intelligence, dimwit, satire, execution, absurdism, womanizer, british humour, executioner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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26%
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My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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, humorous, realistic, witty, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, social relations, youth, society, lifestyle, best friends, parents and children, power relations, teenage life, high school life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, new york
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26%
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Plant (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A well-intentioned church congregation faces the harsh realities of New York City living in this satiric comedy series.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, religions or cults, disorder, society, clergy, satire, television, church, factory
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%