Movies and TV shows like WKRP in Cincinnati

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WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)
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WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When a Cincinnati radio station switches from sedate music to top-40 rock 'n' roll, its staff of oddball characters is forced to switch gears quickly. New programming director Andy Travis brings in a new DJ named Venus Flytrap to work with the station's burned-out veteran, Dr. Johnny Fever. Neurotic newsman Les Nessman, eager beaver Jan Smithers, sleazy salesman Herb Tarlek, blonde bombshell Jennifer Marlowe, who serves as the station's ultra-capable receptionist, and station manager Arthur Carlson, whose domineering mother owns WKRP, round out the eccentric bunch.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, witty, not serious
Plot: radio, radio dj, secretary, workplace, rock, salesman, satire, radio show, media, director, ratings, boss and employee, worn out, media satire, workplace situations, power relations, small time, disc jockey, office, rock and roll, radio station, radio broadcasting, workplace humor
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sitcom, humorous, realistic and not serious films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, power relations, boss and employee, friends, media and friendship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like WKRP in Cincinnati: NewsRadio (1995), Frasier (1993), NileCity 105.6 (1995), The Bob Newhart Show (1972), Archie Bunker's Place (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The New WKRP in Cincinnati (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The New WKRP in Cincinnati is a sequel/spin-off of the original CBS sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati. It was made for the syndication market from 1991 to 1993. MTM Enterprises produced the show. Gordon Jump, Frank Bonner, and Richard Sanders reprised ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: radio dj, workplace, power relations, workplace situations, radio show, boss and employee, media, office, rock and roll, disc jockey, radio broadcasting, radio ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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NewsRadio (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, wisconsin
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Frasier (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: After many years spent at the “Cheers” bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.
Style: sitcom, not serious, talky, humorous, witty ...
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NileCity 105.6 (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 180 min.
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The Bob Newhart Show (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Bob Newhart Show is an American situation comedy produced by MTM Enterprises, which aired 142 original episodes on CBS from September 16, 1972, to April 1, 1978. Comedian Bob Newhart portrays a psychologist having to deal with his patients and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, clever, not serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 293 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, sitcom, entertaining, feel good, light ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fat Actress (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
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