Movies and TV shows like Phyllis

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Phyllis (1975)
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Phyllis (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Phyllis is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 8, 1975 to March 13, 1977. Created by Ed Weinberger and Stan Daniels. it was the second spin-off series from The Mary Tyler Moore Show. The show starred Cloris Leachman as Phyllis Lindstrom, who was previously Mary Richards' landlady on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. In the new series, Phyllis and her daughter Bess Lindstrom moved from Minneapolis to San Francisco, after the death of her husband, Dr. Lars Lindstrom. It was revealed that San Francisco was Phyllis and Lars' original hometown, prior to their moving to Minneapolis, and that his mother and stepfather still resided there.
Style: sitcom
Plot: single mother, in-laws, grandmother, widow, mother daughter relationship, supervisor, in laws, mother in law daughter in law relationship
Place: san francisco

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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, single mother, female protagonist, widow, mother daughter relationship, friends and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Phyllis: Lotsa Luck (1973), Here's Lucy (1968), Julia (1968), Sara (1985), The Doris Day Show (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lotsa Luck (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lotsa Luck is an American sitcom that aired during the 1973-74 television season. The series stars Dom DeLuise as bachelor Stanley Belmont who lives with his bossy mother, his sister Olive and her unemployed husband, Arthur. Jack Knight stars as ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: bachelor, living with parents, bus driver, man child
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 1K
Here's Lucy (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Here's Lucy is Lucille Ball's third network television sitcom. It ran on CBS from 1968 to 1974.
Style: sitcom
Plot: single mother, employment agency, female protagonist, widow, mother daughter relationship
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, california
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64%
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 545
Julia (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Julia is an American sitcom notable for being one of the first weekly series to depict an African American woman in a non-stereotypical role. Previous television series featured African American lead characters, but the characters were usually ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: single mother, nurse, african american, widow, vietnam war, war widow, female protagonist, sexy nurse
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
 53
Sara (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sara is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from January to May 1985. Starring Geena Davis in the title role, the series features early performances from several actors who went on to greater acclaim, including Alfre Woodard, Bronson Pinchot and ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: lawyer, law firm, woman, tv show, short lived, television flop
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Doris Day Show (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Doris Day Show is an American sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 1968 until March 1973, remaining on the air for five seasons and 128 episodes. In addition to showcasing Doris Day, the show is remembered for ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: single parent, single mother, terminal illness, city life, boss and employee, countryside, friendship, battle of the sexes, romance, workplace romance, workplace situations, wooing ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 175
Gloria (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gloria is an American situation comedy that lasted one season on CBS, from September 1982 to April 1983. It starred Sally Struthers, reprising her role as Gloria Stivic, the daughter of Archie Bunker on the hugely successful 1970s sitcom All in the ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: single mother, veterinarian, small town, dentist, woman
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Love, Sidney (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Love, Sidney is an American situation comedy which ran on NBC from October 28, 1981 until June 6, 1983. The series was based on a short story written by Marilyn Cantor Baker, which was subsequently adapted into a TV movie entitled Sidney Shorr: A ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: single mother, girl, father figure, mother daughter relationship, actress, friend, homosexual, single parent, surrogate father, little girl, family relations, gay lead character ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Bill Cosby Show (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Bill Cosby Show is an American situation comedy that aired for two seasons on NBC's Sunday night schedule from 1969 until 1971, under the sponsorship of Procter & Gamble. There were 52 episodes made in the series. It marked Bill ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: high school teacher, teacher, high school, male protagonist
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Mr. Merlin (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mr. Merlin is an American sitcom that ran for one season, from 1981 to 1982, about Merlin the wizard, who is immortal, living in modern-day San Francisco, and disguised as Max Merlin, a mechanic. Mr. Merlin was produced by Larry Rosen and Larry ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: wizards, immortality, magic, apprentice
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 160
After Henry (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After Henry is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1988 to 1992. Starring Prunella Scales and Joan Sanderson, it had started on BBC Radio 4 in 1985, finishing in 1989. It was written by Simon Brett. After Henry was made for the ITV network by ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: family, parent child relationship, grandparent grandchild relationship, living with parents, bookstore, widow, grandfather grandson relationship, british humour, mother daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 2K
Amen (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: church, rivalry, clergy, love and romance, society, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, religions or cults, family relations, workplace, male female relationship, minister ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.3
 169
Baby Bob (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Baby Bob is an American sitcom that aired on CBS as a midseason replacement in March 2002. The Baby Bob character had previously been on television since February 2000, appearing in commercials for FreeInternet.com. While actual infants played Bob, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Plot: family relations, family life, baby, parents and children, child as adult, parenthood, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, in laws, family secret, father son relationship, wife husband relationship ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Brady Brides (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Brady Brides is a spin-off sitcom of The Brady Bunch that aired on NBC from February 6, 1981 to April 17, 1981.
Style: sitcom
Plot: marriage, television flop, short lived
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 625
It's Your Move (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: It's Your Move is an American sitcom starring Jason Bateman, Tricia Cast, Caren Kaye, Ernie Sabella, David Garrison, and Garrett Morris. The show originally aired on NBC from 1984 to 1985.
Style: sitcom
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: short lived, teen rebel, tv show
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mama's Family (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Thelma Harper and her spinster sister Fran open their home to Thelma's recently divorced son Vinton and his teenage son and daughter. It's quite an adjustment for everyone, especially the cranky, argumentative Thelma.
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 80s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Alice is an American sitcom television series that ran from August 31, 1976 to March 19, 1985 on CBS. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The show stars Linda Lavin in the title role, a widow who moves with her ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 704 Hauser is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from April to May 1994. A spin-off of All in the Family, the series is built around the concept of a black family, the Cumberbatches, moving into the former Queens home of Archie Bunker years after ...
Style: sitcom
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Too Close for Comfort (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Too Close for Comfort is an American television sitcom which ran on the ABC network from November 11, 1980 until May 5, 1983, and in first-run syndication from April 7, 1984 until September 27, 1986. It was modeled after the British series Keep It ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sexual, sexy, semi serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco
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30%
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C.P.O. Sharkey (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: C.P.O. Sharkey is an American sitcom which aired from 1976 to 1978 on NBC.
Style: sitcom
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Gregory Hines Show (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Gregory Hines Show is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS. The series premiered on Monday, September 15, 1997 before airing on September 19, 1997 as a part of the network's Block Party Friday night lineup. It ended its run on ...
Style: sitcom
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Ropers (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Ropers is an American sitcom that ran from March 13, 1979 to May 22, 1980 on ABC. The series is a spin-off of Three's Company and based on the British sitcom George and Mildred. The series focused on middle-aged couple Stanley and Helen ...
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29%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sparks is an American sitcom that aired on UPN from August 26, 1996 to March 2, 1998. The series stars James Avery, Robin Givens, Terrence Howard, and Miguel A. Núñez, Jr. The sitcom is set in Compton, California, and is about the every day lives ...
Style: sitcom
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Chico and the Man (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chico and the Man is an American sitcom which ran on NBC for four seasons, from September 13, 1974, to July 21, 1978. It stars Jack Albertson as Ed Brown, the cantankerous owner of a run down garage in an East Los Angeles barrio, and Freddie Prinze ...
Style: sitcom
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Cybill (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cybill is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre, which aired on CBS from January 2, 1995, to July 13, 1998. Starring, Cybill Shepherd, the show revolves around the life of Cybill Sheridan, a twice-divorced single mother of two and ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 266
Hello, Larry (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hello, Larry is an American sitcom which aired on NBC from January 26, 1979 to April 30, 1980.
Style: sitcom
Plot: single father, radio, radio announcer, divorced divorcee, television flop, talk radio
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 43
Checking In (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Checking In is an American sitcom that aired on CBS in April 1981. The series is a spin-off of The Jeffersons, which itself had spun off from All in the Family.
Style: sitcom
Plot: hotel, housekeeper, tv show, black cast, short lived
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 64
Oh, Grow Up (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Oh, Grow Up is a sitcom that aired on ABC from September to December 1999. Created by Alan Ball, who would later go on to win an Academy Award for writing American Beauty and also create the hit HBO series Six Feet Under, the show was based on his ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: roommate, thirty something, male friendship, friendship between men, gay interest, homosexual, ex wife, gay friend
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Chicago Teddy Bears (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Chicago Teddy Bears is an American sitcom that aired on CBS. The series was part of the network's 1971 fall lineup, premiering on September 17, 1971.
Style: sitcom
Plot: prohibition era, bandit, organized crime, mafia, prohibition, speakeasy
Time: 1920s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%