Movies and TV shows like Sparks 1996

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Sparks (1996)
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Sparks (1996)
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 of a family of lawyers running a family owned law practice. Reruns of the show aired on BET in the late-1990s.
Style: sitcom
Plot: african american, office, legal

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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 african american, workplace, family relations, workplace situations, office, friend and father son relationship mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Sparks: Amen (1986), The Gregory Hines Show (1997), The Bill Cosby Show (1969), Phyllis (1975), Executive Stress (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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95%
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
Plot: dating, single father, african american, friend, father son relationship, male female relationship, family relations, black family
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94%
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
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90%
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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 ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: in-laws, single mother, supervisor, mother daughter relationship, widow, in laws, mother in law daughter in law relationship, grandmother
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Executive Stress (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Executive Stress is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1986 to 1988. Produced by Thames Television, it first aired on 20 October 1986. After three series, the last episode aired on 27 December 1988. Written by George Layton, Executive Stress ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: middle aged woman, workplace, husband wife relationship, secret marriage, office, marriage, british humour
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87%
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The Office (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Finnish adaption of the British TV series "The Office".
Style: sitcom
Plot: office, employer employee relationship, employment, adaptation, job, workplace humor
Time: 2010s
Place: eastern europe, finland
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87%
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, black family, teenage life, culture clash, hip hop, fish out of water, african american, siblings relations, social differences, eccentric family, verbal byplay, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Grady (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grady is an spin-off of the sitcom, Sanford and Son. In this series, Fred Sanford's widower friend Grady moves out of Watts and moves in with his daughter and her family in Westwood. Executive producer Norman Lear served as a consultant to the ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: middle class, father in law son in law relationship, father daughter relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, african american protagonist, african american, male protagonist, family relations
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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
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84%
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Nine to Five (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 9 to 5 is an American situation comedy based on the 1980 film of the same name. The series aired on ABC from 1982 to 1983, and in first-run syndication from 1986 to 1988. 9 to 5 features Rachel Dennison, Dolly Parton's younger sister, in ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: secretary, businesswoman, sexual harassment, office, battle of the sexes, business, businessman
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84%
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Night Court (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Night Court is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from January 4, 1984 to May 31, 1992. The setting was the night shift of a Manhattan court, presided over by the young, unorthodox Judge Harold T. "Harry" Stone. It ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, clever, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: courtroom, jazz, legal, legal action, workplace, lawyers and clients, power relations, up and down relationship, district attorney, unconventional method, workplace situations, nightshift ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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82%
The Royal Family (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Royal Family is an American sitcom starring Redd Foxx and Della Reese. The series was created and produced by Eddie Murphy, as part of a development deal Murphy had with CBS, and produced by Paramount Television, the television arm of Paramount ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, family life, aging, parents and children, elderly, living with parents, comeback, african american, short lived, post office, black family
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 ⇓
80%
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Life's Work (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lisa Ann reenters the work force after attending law school and starting a family. She deals with the difficulties of having a job and children with humor and a supportive husband.
Style: sitcom
Plot: legal, television, judge, marriage, attorney, courtroom, working woman, parenthood, motherhood, law enforcement, prosecutor
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Wayans Bros. (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Wayans Bros. is a situation comedy that aired from January 1995 to May 1999 on The WB. The series starred real-life brothers Shawn and Marlon Wayans. Both brothers were already well-known from the sketch comedy show In Living Color that was ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: african american, family relations, workplace situations, interracial relations, love and romance, workplace, college, siblings relations, disorder, success, bet, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Working Stiffs (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Working Stiffs is a short-lived 1979 American television series which starred James Belushi and Michael Keaton as brothers Ernie and Mike O'Rourke. The pair were janitors who aspired to work their way up in the field of business. The brothers ...
Style: sitcom, witty, offbeat, humorous, realistic
Plot: janitor, workplace, silly humor, farce, friends, disorder, fashion, partners, buddies, siblings relations, office, workplace situations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
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79%
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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 ⇓
79%
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Out All Night (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Out All Night is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 19, 1992 to July 9, 1993 for one season. The series stars Patti LaBelle, and was created by Andy Borowitz, Susan Borowitz, and Rob Edwards.
Style: sitcom
Plot: nightclub, graduate, scotsman, irresponsible, stylist, daughter, roommate, african american, neighbor, female singer, tenant, nightclub owner ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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704 Hauser (1994)
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
Plot: generation gap, conservative, culture clash, television flop, liberal, controversy, black family
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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
Plot: military base, military, navy, insult, u.s. navy, sarcasm, u.s. army
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77%
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Bad Judge (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series chronicles the personal life (and the wild lifestyle) of Rebecca Wright, a tough-as-nails judge serving on the Los Angeles County Circuit Court, whose time off the bench is spent partying and displaying a reckless behavior. Her reputation ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female judge, workplace situations, legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, power relations, workplace humor, drinking contest, female protagonist, alcohol, female boss, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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 ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: redheaded woman, husband wife relationship
Place: los angeles, southern california
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77%
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Marlon (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A loving (but immature) father is committed to co-parenting his two kids with his very-together ex-wife. While his misguided fatherly advice, unstoppable larger-than-life personality and unpredictable Internet superstardom might get in the way ...
Style: humorous, light, witty, mumblecore, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: african american, family, family relations, youth, lifestyle, rap, dialogue, marriage, ex husband ex wife relationship, man child, netflix, black family
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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77%
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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
Plot: mexican american, lowrider, mechanic, junkyard, auto repair, latin
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Marblehead Manor (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Marblehead Manor is an American television sitcom that originally ran from 1987 to 1988 in first run syndication. It stars British comic actor Paxton Whitehead, American actor Phil Morris, Canadian actress Linda Thorson, American actor and ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: mansion, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, cook, farce, estate, chauffeur, butler, african american, gardener, heir, cooking ...
Place: new england
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76%
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The Jane Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Jane Show is a Canadian television sitcom produced by Shaftesbury Films that was shown on Global from 2006 to 2007. The series stars Teresa Pavlinek as Jane Black, an aspiring novelist who takes a corporate job after her life undergoes a major ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: thirtysomething life, office, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace, working woman, canadian humor, dating
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Hughleys (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Hughleys is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 22, 1998 to April 28, 2000 and on the UPN network from September 11, 2000 to May 20, 2002. It starred comedian D. L. Hughley as the main character, Darryl Hughley, and Elise Neal as ...
Style: sitcom, offbeat, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, society, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, salesman, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, friend, stand up comedian, comedian, african american ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Living Single (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Living Single is an American television sitcom that aired for five seasons on the Fox network from August 22, 1993, to January 1, 1998. The show centered on the lives of six friends who share personal and professional experiences while living in a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: african american, workplace situations, workplace romance, urban, singleness, city life, best friends, workplace, love and romance, journal, roommate, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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 ⇓
74%
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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 ⇓
74%