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Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989)
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Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Doogie Howser, M.D. is an American television comedy-drama starring Neil Patrick Harris as a teenage physician who also faces the problems of being a normal teenager. Creators Steven Bochco and David E. Kelley, partnering with ABC, aired the show from 1989 to 1993 for four seasons totaling 97 episodes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, teenager, doctor, genius, hospital, diary, young heroes, doctors and patients, family, teenage life, coming of age, love and romance, youth, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, power relations, prodigy, intern, white coat, caucasian, photographic memory, stethoscope, medical student, latex gloves ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles

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Most similar movies to Doogie Howser, M.D.

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about youth, sitcom, family, family relations, teenage life, teenager and friends mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Doogie Howser, M.D.: Moesha (1996), Sister, Sister (1994), Boy Meets World (1993), Empty Nest (1988), Blossom (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Moesha (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, multicultural
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, best friends, teenage life, family, high school, blended family, black family, family life, youth, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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95%
Sister, Sister (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, twins, verbal byplay, parents and children, family, twin sister, college, siblings relations, eccentric family, high school, student life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Boy Meets World (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, teen drama
Plot: sitcom, coming of age, school, friendship, college, high school, teenage love, dating, neighbor, buddies, family, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Empty Nest (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, hospital, coworker relationship, pediatrician, doctor, nurse, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, family relations, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Blossom (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Blossom is an American sitcom broadcast on NBC from January 3, 1991, to May 22, 1995. The series was created by Don Reo, and starred Mayim Bialik as Blossom Russo, a teenager living with her father and two brothers. It was produced by Reo's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, family, single father, single parent, best friends, eccentric family, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends, siblings relations, father son relationship ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Lizzie McGuire (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Lizzie McGuire is an American live-action teen sitcom, which features an animated version of the title character performing soliloquy. The animated sequences were interspersed with the show's live-action sequences. It premiered on the Disney ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, school, family, siblings relations, teenager, teenage life, coming of age, high school, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Full House (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, friends, single parent, friendship, single father, family life, children, baby, parents and children, siblings relations, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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79%
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Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, couple relations, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, family life, youth, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Just Jordan (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Just Jordan is an American television sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon as a part of the network's TEENick lineup. The series debuted on January 7, 2007 and was cancelled on April 5, 2008 with 29 episodes produced.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: rise to the top, against the odds, teenager, urban, family, youth, best friends, city life, teenage life, love and romance, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Wonder Years (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: childhood, family, friends, childhood sweetheart, friendship, junior high school, teenager, sitcom, best friend, high school, coming of age, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.7
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Sam & Cat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sam & Cat is an American teen sitcom that premiered June 8, 2013, on Nickelodeon. It is a crossover spin-off/sequel of both iCarly and Victorious. It stars Jennette McCurdy as Sam Puckett and Ariana Grande as Cat Valentine. The girls meet by ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids
Plot: nanny, crossover, teenager, roommate, family, teenage life, youth, sitcom, friends, best friends, misfit partners, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Silver Spoons (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, coming of age, parents and children, family, man child, family life, society, youth, family relations, power relations, rich and poor, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, sitcom, parents and children, siblings relations, sibling relationship, jewish, teenager, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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A.N.T. Farm (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A.N.T. Farm is a Disney Channel sitcom which premiered on May 6, 2011 as a special preview and continued as a regular series on June 17, 2011. The pilot episode, "transplANTed" aired after the series finale of The Suite Life on Deck. The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: kids
Plot: teenage life, school, prodigy, child prodigy, high school, best friends, sitcom, teenager, friendship, high school life, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Unfabulous (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Unfabulous is an American children's television series that aired on Nickelodeon. The series is about an "unfabulous" 7th Grade middle school student named Addie Singer, played by Emma Roberts. The show, which debuted in late summer ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: teenager, middle school, best friends, family, coming of age, aspiring singer, school, friendship, sitcom, teenage life, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Good Luck Charlie is an American television sitcom, which premiered on April 4, 2010, on Disney Channel. The series was created by Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen, who wanted to create a program that would appeal to entire families, as opposed to only ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, sitcom, family relations, parents and children, babies and infants, nurse, siblings relations, youth, family values, adolescence, parenthood, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Eight Is Enough (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Eight Is Enough is an American television comedy-drama series that ran on ABC from March 15, 1977, until August 29, 1981. The show was modeled after syndicated newspaper columnist Thomas Braden, a real-life parent with eight children, who wrote a ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, parents and children, family, siblings relations, family life, family relations, couple relations, looking for love, teenage life, love and romance, couples, remarry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Girl Meets World (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The adventures of relatable and adventurous Riley Matthews, the tween daughter of Cory and Topanga Matthews, and her bold best friend Maya as they traverse the twists and turns of teenage years at Manhattan's John Quincy Adams Middle School ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: teens, family outing, teen comedy, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, sitcom, middle school, female protagonist, teenager, school, best friends, family, high school, female friendship, parents and children, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Huge (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Story: Huge is a short lived American drama series that aired on the ABC Family television network. The series is based on the young-adult novel of the same name by Sasha Paley. The hour-long drama series revolves around eight teens sent to a summer weight ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: summer camp, overweight, teenager, weight loss, physical appearance, family, teenage life, youth, social relations, self discovery, friendship, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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70%
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Family Matters (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A long-running dramedy centering on the Winslow family, a middle-class African American family living in Chicago, and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. A spin-off of Perfect Strangers.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, family, goofy hero, parents and children, middle class, black family, family life, suburbs, youth, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The story of David Hobbs, who has spent the last decade playing the perfect father on one of TV’s biggest sitcoms. But when the series ends and his wife resumes her own television career, he finds himself cast in his most challenging role to date: ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, youth, family relations, family life, actor's life, couple relations, siblings relations, teenage life, artists and showbiz, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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69%
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Zoey 101 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Zoey 101 is an American television series which originally aired on Nickelodeon from January 9, 2005 until May 2, 2008. It focuses on the lives of teenager Zoey Brooks and her friends as they attend Pacific Coast Academy, a fictional boarding school ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: boarding school, battle of the sexes, school, sitcom, boarding school life, family, teenager, teenage life, youth, best friends, teachers and students, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Saved by the Bell: The New Class is a spin-off of the Saved by the Bell series which ran from September 11, 1993 to January 8, 2000. The series lasted for seven seasons on NBC as a part of the network's TNBC Saturday morning line-up. It was the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: sitcom, high school, prom, hardcase students, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage life, youth, power relations, private detective, prank ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.2
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State of Grace (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: State of Grace is an American comedy-drama series that ran for two seasons on the Fox Network's Fox Family channel during 2001 and 2002.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: jewish, family, best friends, friendship, retro, jewish family, teenager, sitcom, school, teenage life, youth, family relations ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
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Smart Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: T.J. is a boy genius who gets bumped up from the fourth grade to high school. T.J. tries to adjust to his new life, but he shares some classes with his 14 year-old brother Marcus, the school jock, and his clueless and self-absorbed 16 year-old ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, sitcom, single parent, relationship vs career, youth, black family, boy genius, family, family relations, best friends, prodigy, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
California Dreams (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: California Dreams is an American teen-oriented sitcom that aired from 1992 to 1996 on Saturday mornings during NBC's Teen NBC programming block. It was created by writers Brett Dewey and Ronald B. Solomon and executive produced by Peter Engel, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, situational comedy
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: sitcom, high school life, basketball, buddies, rock, rock band, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, friends, music band, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, republican, culture clash, liberal, parents and children, siblings relations, conservatism, democrat, family life, family relations, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
My Brother and Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, african american, siblings relations, youth, black family, family relations, friends, house, best friend, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.1
 2K
Ready or Not (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Ready or Not is a Canadian teen drama series which aired on the Showtime Movie Channel and later on the Disney Channel and Global Television Network for 5 seasons and 65 episodes between 1993 and 1997 in both Canada and the United States.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, tomboy, teenager, family, youth, family relations, friends, social relations, best friends, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
So Little Time (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: So Little Time is an American sitcom starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen that aired on Fox Family. The first half of the series aired from June 2, 2001, to August 15, 2001. The series then went on a four-month hiatus owing to network management ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, sitcom, family, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, friends, best friends, teenage love, high school life, love and romance, twin sister ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%