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Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays (2011)
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Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays (2011)
Original name: Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays is a Canadian television sitcom that debuted on CBC Television in 2011. Described by the National Post as a cross between What About Bob? and Frasier, the show stars Matt Watts as Michael, a neurotic young man who sees his therapist twice a week, and Bob Martin as David, his therapist who views Michael as an ideal guinea pig for the experimental psychiatric techniques he hopes will turn him into a bestselling pop psychology writer. Filmed in Ottawa, the show's cast also includes Jennifer Irwin, Pablo Silveira, Martha Burns and Tommie-Amber Pirie.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: psychiatrist, friendship, betrayal, office, workaholic, mentally unstable, hopes, dishonesty, introspection, gain trust, doctors and patients, innocence lost, adult as child, who to trust, power relations, exploit, therapy, sitcom, agoraphobia, doctor patient relationship, man child
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and offbeat films and TV series with plots about sitcom, workplace, workplace situations, power relations, friendship, friends and family relations mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays: Hiccups (2010), The Jane Show (2004), Less Than Perfect (2002), Getting On (2013), Halfway Home (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hiccups (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: Hiccups is a Canadian television series created by Corner Gas star Brent Butt, who is also the writer, show runner and executive producer of the program. The series was produced by Laura Lightbown and David Storey and airs on CTV and The Comedy ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, not serious, humorous, canadian humor
Plot: sitcom, mentally unstable, showbiz, artists and showbiz, behavior control, hopes, writer's life, power relations, self control, lifestyle, self discovery, mental disorders ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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The Jane Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, canadian humor
Plot: sitcom, office, thirtysomething life, workplace, love and romance, workplace situations, working woman, dating
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Claude Casey moved up in the secretarial world of television news, from temp to the anchor's desk. After her boss hires her full time, Claude realizes she may be in over her head in this world of assistants fighting to get ahead. But Claude is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Plot: sitcom, workplace, supportive coworker, power relations, dull life, obnoxious boss, office, best friends, workplace situations, boss and employee, lifestyle, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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54%
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Getting On (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: realistic, offbeat, dark humor, sincere, witty ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Halfway Home (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Halfway Home is an American comedy series that aired on Comedy Central in Spring 2007. On its official website, Halfway Home is described as an "improvised half-hour show featuring the daily exploits of five ex-cons living together in a ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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51%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Save Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Style: offbeat, semi serious, humorous
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever, witty
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Place: usa, new york
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Sophie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 27 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: Canada
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Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Country: USA
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Duration: 22 min.
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Country: Canada
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Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever, canadian humor
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Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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34%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Place: england
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33%
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Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, cynical, based on sketch comedy
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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32%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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Place: canada
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