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, witty
Plot: priest, island, clergy, friendship, family relations, against the odds, contests and competitions, love and romance, family life, small town, bishop, workplace, uninhibited rivalry, eccentric family, conservative, social awkwardness, irish, catholic church, catholic priest, sitcom, friends, misfit, religions or cults, odd, coworker ...
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, semi serious and not serious films and TV series with plots about sitcom, society, family relations, friends, workplace, friendship and british humour 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), The Flying Nun (1967), Bless Me Father (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
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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, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, best friends, workplace, odd couple, store, salesman, workplace situations, uptight character, workplace problem, friendship, irish, odd ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
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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: realistic, touching, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: small town, sitcom, culture clash, muslim, fall in love, society, battle of the sexes, church, parents and children, interracial relations, couples, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious
Plot: church, village, holiday, conservative, friendship, small town, sitcom, farmer, cottage, english countryside, small community, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Flying Nun (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Flying Nun is an American sitcom produced by Screen Gems for ABC based on the 1965 book The Fifteenth Pelican, by Tere Rios. It starred Sally Field as Sister Bertrille. The series originally ran on ABC from September 7, 1967, to April 3, 1970, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: nun, convent, against the rules, fall in love, friends, family relations, power relations, clergy, amateur detective, workplace, hidden identity, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: latin america, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, church, religions or cults, social relations, suburbs, society, clergy, suburban life, catholic church, british, irish, older man younger man relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 313
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: captivating, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, injustice, friends, social relations, society, gender, battle of the sexes, against the odds, feminism, small town, idealism, small town life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: small town, village life, love and romance, church, elderly, working class, clergy, family relations, siblings relations, boss and employee, suburban life, golden years ...
Place: ireland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: village, small town, couples, family relations, social relations, friends, society, battle of the sexes, friendship, small town life, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: stylized, humorous, not serious, sentimental, offbeat ...
Plot: coming of age, irish, small town, sitcom, imaginary friend, naivete, neighbor, classmates, family relations, friends, eccentric family, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: clever, not serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, bar, eccentric family, workplace situations, misfit partners, society, workplace, partners, family life, family relations, friends, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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: humorous, realistic, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: working class, sitcom, living with parents, friendship, marital problem, workplace, family relations, family problems, buddies, family life, everyday life, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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: surreal, realistic, semi serious, clever, witty ...
Plot: politics, sitcom, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, state affairs, media satire, legal action, rivalry, suburbs, workplace romance, workplace, campaign ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: sitcom, working class, friendship, society, workplace, buddies, friends, workplace situations, factory worker, pub, dysfunctional relationship, army ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: northern england, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 5K
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, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: black family, family life, ghetto, parents and children, workplace romance, tv show, family relations, suburban life, love and romance, friendship, young lovers, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, friendship, lifestyle, irresponsible, slacker, roommate, self involved, friends, social awkwardness, singleness, couple relations, misfit partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.4
 411
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: small town, sitcom, unemployment, eccentric family, stock broker, small town life, family life, family relations, social relations, starting over, society, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 2K
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, apartment, neighbor, lifestyle, family relations, social relations, friends, friendship, love and romance, family, family life, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: witty, humorous, clever, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: village, sitcom, friendship, elderly, countryside, english countryside, unemployment, cafe, small town, aging, introspection, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 80s ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, couples, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, family life, family, parenthood, brother sister relationship, family man ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sexual
Plot: sitcom, teenage life, family life, starting over, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, eccentric family, best friends, single parent, workplace, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.9
 325
Sunnyside (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Duration: 22 min.
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: realistic, humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: siblings relations, eccentric family, small town life, family problems, family life, couples, small town, friendship, friends, family relations, social relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, working class, friends, grownups, buddies, society, factory worker, workplace, homecoming, friendship, marriage, middle class ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 1K
Amen (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Amen is an American television sitcom produced by Carson Productions that ran from September 27, 1986 to May 11, 1991 on NBC. Set in Sherman Hemsley's real-life hometown of Philadelphia, Amen stars Hemsley as the deacon of a church and was part ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: sitcom, church, workplace, love and romance, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, clergy, religions or cults, family relations, rivalry, society, congregation ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 7.7
 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, workplace, staff, love and romance, workplace situations, workplace romance, up and down relationship, factory, factory worker, manager, working class, handyman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: northern england, england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, offbeat, witty, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, hippie, student, college life, lifestyle, misfit, suicidal, youth, student life, social misfits, social relations, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Till Death Us Do Part (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 20 min.
Story: Till Death Us Do Part is a ground-breaking British sitcom that aired on BBC1 from 1965 to 1975. First airing as a Comedy Playhouse pilot, the show aired in seven series until 1975. Six years later, ITV continued the sitcom, calling it Till Death.... ...
Style: biting, realistic, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Plot: sitcom, racism, working class, conservative, family life, eccentric family, parents and children, immigrants, nagging and grouching, family relations, society, wife ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: realistic, touching, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: working class, sitcom, living with parents, workplace situations, city life, parents and children, reluctant partners, partners, dealer, family life, family problems, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The John Larroquette Show (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The John Larroquette Show is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from September 2, 1993 until October 30, 1996. Created by Don Reo, the show was a vehicle for John Larroquette following his run as Dan Fielding on Night Court. The series ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, sincere, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, recovering alcoholic, workplace, social misfits, workplace situations, friends, friendship, misfit, society, policewoman, workplace humor
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: realistic, offbeat, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, misfit, supportive spouse, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, goofy hero, couple relations, workplace situations, comedy of errors, family relations, workplace, job seeking ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, witty, clever, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, snob, rich and poor, blind ambition, eccentric family, couples, family relations, low lives, power relations, parents and children, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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