Movies and TV shows like Who's the Boss?

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Who's the Boss? (1984)
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Who's the Boss? (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Who's the Boss? is an American sitcom created by Martin Cohan and Blake Hunter, which aired on ABC from September 20, 1984 to April 25, 1992. Produced by Embassy Television, in association with Hunter-Cohan Productions, and Columbia Pictures Television, the series starred Tony Danza as a retired major league baseball player who relocates to Fairfield, Connecticut to work as a live-in housekeeper for a divorced advertising executive, played by Judith Light. Also featured were Alyssa Milano, Danny Pintauro, and Katherine Helmond. The show received positive reviews throughout most of its run, becoming one of the most popular sitcoms of the mid-to-late-1980s. The series was nominated for more than forty awards, including ten Primetime Emmy Award and five Golden Globe Award nominations, winning each one. Also very successful in the ratings, Who's the Boss? consistently ranked in the top ten in the final primetime ratings between the years of 1985 and 1989, and has since continued in syndication worldwide.
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, advertising, single parent, youth, friendship, family, friends, parents and children, family life, couples, opposites attract, unsuccessful, boss and employee, coming of age, ex athlete, workplace, con artists, male female relationship, children, single mother, teenage girl, boy, housekeeper, single father, girl ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: connecticut, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sitcom, humorous, realistic and semi serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, family life, youth, parents and children, family, friends and siblings relations mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Who's the Boss?: The Nanny (1993), Full House (1987), Growing Pains (1985), Kate & Allie (1984), Family Ties (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Nanny (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Fran, fresh out of her job as a bridal consultant in her boyfriend’s shop, first appears on the doorstep of Broadway producer Maxwell Sheffield peddling cosmetics, and quickly stumbled upon the opportunity to become The Nanny for his three ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nanny, family relations, female protagonist, children, love and romance, workplace, society, eligible bachelor, fall in love, fish out of water, butler, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.7
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Full House (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Full House is an American sitcom television series. Set in San Francisco, the show chronicles widowed father Danny Tanner, who, after the death of his wife Pam, enlists his best friend Joey Gladstone and his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis to help ...
Style: sitcom, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, father daughter relationship, friends, friendship, family life, single parent, single father, eccentric family, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
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67%
 6.6
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Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, family relations, society, love and romance, youth, parents and children, family life, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, long island, usa
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100%
 6.8
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Kate & Allie (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kate & Allie is an American television situation comedy which ran from March 19, 1984, to May 22, 1989. Kate & Allie first aired on CBS as a midseason replacement series and only six episodes were initially commissioned, but the favorable ...
Style: sitcom, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, single parent, single mother, female friendship, couples, thirtysomething life, friends, city life, feminism, teenage life, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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100%
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Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, liberal, culture clash, parents and children, hippie, lifestyle, republican, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
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100%
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The Love Boat (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Love Boat is an American television series set on a cruise ship, which aired on the ABC Television Network from September 24, 1977, until May 24, 1986. The show starred Gavin MacLeod as the ship's captain. It was part of ABC's popular ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: cruise ship, ship, looking for love, love and romance, love affair, family relations, passenger, tour guide, romance, workplace, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: pacific ocean
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100%
Silver Spoons (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Silver Spoons is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 25, 1982 to May 11, 1986 and in first-run syndication from September 15, 1986 to March 4, 1987. The series was produced by Embassy Television for the first four seasons, until ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, rich and poor, family relations, power relations, family life, americana, parents and children, siblings relations, society, family, youth, man child ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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40%
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Step by Step (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Step by Step is an American television sitcom that starred Patrick Duffy and Suzanne Somers as two single parents, who spontaneously get married after meeting one another during a vacation, resulting in them becoming the heads of a large blended ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: blended family, family relations, family, youth, family life, couple relations, parents and children, couples, siblings relations, sexism, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.1
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My Two Dads (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Two Dads is an American sitcom that starred Staci Keanan, Paul Reiser and Greg Evigan. It aired on NBC from 1987 to 1990 and was produced by Michael Jacobs Productions in association with Tri-Star Television and distributed by TeleVentures.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, single father, partners, custody, friendship, family life, parents and children, family, coming of age, youth, odd couple, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mr. Belvedere (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mr. Belvedere is an American sitcom that originally aired on ABC from March 15, 1985, until July 8, 1990. The series is based on the Lynn Aloysius Belvedere character created by Gwen Davenport for her 1947 novel Belvedere, which was later adapted ...
Style: sitcom, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, workplace situations, siblings relations, master and servant, youth, family, workplace, society, lifestyle, friends, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Empty Nest (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Empty Nest is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from 1988 to 1995. The series was created as a spin-off of The Golden Girls by creator and producer Susan Harris. For its first three seasons, Empty Nest was one of the year's top 10 ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, doctor, supportive parent, parents and children, family, siblings relations, family life, pediatrician, father daughter relationship, coworker relationship, nurse, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa
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35%
Home Improvement (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Home Improvement is an American television sitcom starring Tim Allen, that aired from September 17, 1991 to May 25, 1999. The show was created by Matt Williams, Carmen Finestra and David McFadzean. In the 1990s, it was one of the most watched ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: handyman, friendship, family relations, family life, indoor, youth, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, workplace, love and romance, suburbs, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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33%
Grace Under Fire (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grace Under Fire is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 29, 1993 to February 17, 1998. The show starred Brett Butler, as a single mother learning how to cope with raising her three children alone after finally divorcing her no-good ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, witty, touching ...
Plot: family relations, single mother, life is a bitch, family problems, couples, working class, family life, eccentric family, single parent, love and romance, male female relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: missouri
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Notes from the Underbelly (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Notes from the Underbelly is an American sitcom that debuted on ABC as a midseason replacement. The series is based upon the novel of the same name by Risa Green, and is produced by Eric and Kim Tannenbaum for Warner Bros. Television. The title is a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, family life, couple relations, friends, couples, family relations, babies and infants, youth, parents and children, expectant father, pregnant woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
All About the Andersons (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: As soon as single dad Anthony moves back into his parents' home to provide a stable environment for his 8-year-old son, he immediately remembers why he left in the first place. His mother Flo is always understanding and supportive, but his ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family life, living with parents, single father, unfulfillment, father son relationship, actor, friendship, love, follow your dream, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
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Sister, Sister (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sister, Sister is an American television sitcom starring identical twins Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. The premise of the show was that the girls were separated and adopted at birth, one to a single mother, one to a single father, and have met again ...
Style: sitcom, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, teenage life, high school life, parents and children, sister sister relationship, friendship, twin sister, lifestyle, youth, eccentric family, verbal byplay, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009. The series starred comedian Bill Engvall and was written and created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. The series was canceled on September 25, 2009. On June ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, family relations, friends, parents and children, suburbs, couples, therapist, father son relationship, marriage, love, friendship, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Designing Women (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Designing Women is an American television sitcom that centered on the working and personal lives of four Southern women and one man in an interior design firm in Atlanta, Georgia. It aired on the CBS television network from September 29, 1986 until ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, feminism, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace, single parent, interior design, strong female presence, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Soul Man (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Soul Man is an American sitcom that aired on ABC in 1997 that lasted two seasons and starred Dan Aykroyd. The series premiered on April 15, 1997, and was picked up for a second season of 22 episodes after only three episodes aired for the first ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, clergy, church, youth, single parent, eccentric family, social relations, family life, siblings relations, parents and children
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, usa
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32%
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Moesha (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Moesha was an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996 to May 14, 2001. The series stars R&B singer Brandy Norwood as Moesha Mitchell, a high school student living with her family in the Leimert Park ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: family relations, verbal byplay, parents and children, youth, lifestyle, family, best friends, friends, eccentric family, family life, teenage life, high school ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Jeff Foxworthy Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Air conditioning repair man Jeff finds himself a fish out of water living in Indiana with his Southern ways and humor. Eventually he takes his family back to Georgia and reconnects with his eccentric relations.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, disorder, youth, family, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, actor playing himself, short lived, television flop
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Benson (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Benson is an American television sitcom which aired from September 13, 1979, to April 19, 1986, on ABC. The series was a spin-off from the soap opera parody Soap; however, Benson discarded the soap opera format of its parent show in favor of a more ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: butler, workplace, master and servant, family, society, friends, power relations, family relations, family life, friendship, single father, urban setting ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 36K
iCarly (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: iCarly is an American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from September 8, 2007 until November 23, 2012. The series was created by Dan Schneider. It focuses on teenager Carly Shay, who creates her own web show called iCarly with her best friends ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: high school, teenage girl, friends, friendship, teenage life, siblings relations, family, family relations, teenager, lifestyle, computers and web, sister ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.6
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Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Raising Dad is an American television series that aired on the WB from September 2001 until May 2002. The series starred Bob Saget, Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, Riley Smith, Beau Wirick, and Jerry Adler, and was produced by Albion Productions in ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, family life, living with parents, family relations, social relations, indoor, coming of age, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
My Brother and Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Brother and Me is a sitcom on Nickelodeon that premiered on October 15, 1994, and ran until February 2, 1995. The show is about a family living in the West Side of Charlotte, North Carolina, who experience the highs and lows of everyday life. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, african american, siblings relations, youth, friends, family relations, mother daughter relationship, best friend, child protagonist, brother brother relationship, little boy, house ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Gimme a Break! (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gimme a Break! is an American sitcom which aired on NBC for six seasons, October 29, 1981, until May 12, 1987. The series stars Nell Carter as the housekeeper for a widowed police chief and his three daughters.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: single father, family problems, parents and children, youth, suburbs, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, death in the family, family business, family life, teenage life, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Two of a Kind (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Two of a Kind is an American sitcom that aired on ABC as part of the network's TGIF line-up, starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The show aired from September 25, 1998 to July 9, 1999. The series was produced by Griffard/Adler Productions, ...
Style: sitcom, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: family relations, twin sister, family, twins, single parent, single father, disorder, siblings relations, mischievous children, friends, nanny, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Perfect Strangers (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Perfect Strangers is an American sitcom that ran for eight seasons from March 25, 1986, to August 6, 1993, on the ABC television network. Created by Dale McRaven, the series chronicles the rocky coexistence of midwestern American Larry Appleton and ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, offbeat, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, greek, fish out of water, roommate, newspaper, cousin cousin relationship, misfit, society, buddies, family, odd couple, partners ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Wonder Years (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Wonder Years is an American television comedy-drama created by Neal Marlens and Carol Black. It ran on ABC from 1988 through 1993. The pilot aired on January 31, 1988, following ABC's coverage of Super Bowl XXII. The show achieved a spot ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: childhood, generation gap, childhood sweetheart, friends, suburbs, coming of age, family relations, americana, high school, family, love and romance, family life ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
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Love & War (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Love & War is an American television sitcom, which aired on CBS from September 21, 1992 to February 1, 1995. Created by Diane English, the series originally starred Susan Dey as Wally Porter, a Chicago restaurateur, and Jay Thomas as Jack ...
Style: sitcom, witty, feel good, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: bar, columnist, newspaper columnist, restaurant, opposites attract, lifestyle, workplace, hopes, love and romance, introspection, friends, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%