Movies and TV shows like The Fast Show

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The Fast Show (1994)
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The Fast Show (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Fast Show is a multi BAFTA award winning sketch comedy show written and produced by Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson.
Style: humorous, realistic, cynical, witty, not serious, offbeat
Plot: disorder, misfit, nothing goes right, silly humor, british, comedian, joke, actress playing multiple roles, british tv, british humour
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england

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Most similar movies to The Fast Show

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and witty films and TV series with plots about disorder, british humour, joke, silly humor, satire, british and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Fast Show: Smack the Pony (1999), Big Train (1998), Harry Enfield and Chums (1994), Goodness Gracious Me (1998), A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Smack the Pony (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Smack the Pony is a British sketch comedy show that ran from 1999 until 2003 on Channel 4. The main performers on the show were Fiona Allen, Doon Mackichan, and Sally Phillips. There were also regular appearances from Sarah Alexander, Darren Boyd, ...
Style: cynical, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: strong female presence, sexism, social misfits, gender, battle of the sexes, satire, female protagonist, british, fast talker, late night, comedienne, english ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
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Big Train (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Big Train is a surreal British television comedy sketch show created by Arthur Mathews and Graham Linehan, writers of the successful sitcom Father Ted. The first series was broadcast on BBC Two in 1998, while the second, in which Linehan was not ...
Style: surreal, realistic, not serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: comedian, silly humor, disorder, absurd humor, social satire, absurdism, irreverence, joke, surrealism, british, satire, actress playing multiple roles ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Harry Enfield and Chums (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty, alternative comedy
Plot: friends, family relations, teenage life, social differences, parents and children, satire, buddies, youth, society, best friends, cockney, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Goodness Gracious Me (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Goodness Gracious Me is a BBC English language sketch comedy show originally aired on BBC Radio 4 from 1996 to 1998 and later televised on BBC Two from 1998 to 2001. The ensemble cast were four British Indian actors, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, ...
Style: cynical, parody, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, disorder, ethnic, family relations, suburbs, family life, suburban life, working class, eccentric family, immigrants, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, punjab, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Bit of Fry & Laurie is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring former Cambridge Footlights members Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie, broadcast on both BBC1 and BBC2 between 1989 and 1995. It ran for four series and ...
Style: witty, clever, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: musician, comedian, yuppie, media, artists and showbiz, silly humor, satire, absurdism, british, social satire, joke, monologue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Morecambe & Wise Show is the third TV series by English comedy double-act Morecambe and Wise. It began airing in 1968 on BBC 2, specifically because it was then the only channel broadcasting in colour, following the duo's move to the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, parody
Plot: disorder, friends, partners, artists and showbiz, odd couple, silly humor, duo, celebrity guests, comedy team, british humour
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Fool Britannia (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Fool Britannia is a hidden camera sketch series which has aired since 1 September 2012 on ITV. Fool Britannia sees Dom Joly surprising unexpected members of the public with pranks. The first series aired for eight episodes. The second series is ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: prank, silly humor, dishonesty, hidden identity, disorder, practical joke, hidden camera, reality, disguise
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Attention, comedy fans: NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS is the real thing. This is scathing, no-holds-barred Brit humor at its best. Rapid-fire skits starring Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) are as politically incorrect as they are side-bustingly funny, ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: satire, silly humor, news, disorder, media satire, media, artists and showbiz, entertainment, british, tv news, fake news report, political satire ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Two Ronnies (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Two Ronnies is a British sketch show which aired on BBC1 from 1971 to 1987. It featured the double act of Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett, the "Two Ronnies" of the title.
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: disorder, performance, odd couple, partners, singer, joke, duo, fast talker, comedy team, musical number, song, singing ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Asylum (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Asylum is a British comedy series which was shown on Paramount Comedy Channel in 1996. Set in a mental asylum, it ran for one series of six episodes. Unlike traditional sitcoms or comedy television shows, it was to some extent an opportunity for ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: confined, mental institution, fish out of water, countryside, losing-it hero, disorder, wrongfully committed, power relations, support group, confinement indoors, dark humor, mental illness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Benny Hill Show (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Benny Hill Show is a British comedy television show that starred Benny Hill and aired in various incarnations between 15 January 1955 and 30 May 1991 in over 140 countries. The show focused on sketches that were full of slapstick, mime, parody, ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farce, chase, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, silly humor, promiscuity, disorder, dirty old man, celebrity culture, showbiz, cult ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
House of Fools (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Surreal sitcom with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. A series of anarchic affairs featuring the uninvited lodgers and guests that cause chaos and disruption in their home.
Style: sitcom, surreal, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: nothing goes right, disorder, guest, uninvited guest, domestic disturbance, silly humor, british humour, indoor, bug
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is a BBC situation comedy, written by Raymond Allen and starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. It was first broadcast in 1973 and ran for three series, ending in 1978. The series follows the accident-prone ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: job seeking, nothing goes right, workplace, goofy hero, couple relations, workplace situations, comedy of errors, disorder, family relations, couples, supportive spouse, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Sketch-up (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy series, in which Beatrice Richter and Dieter Krebs play several sketches in every episode. In Later Seasons Richter was replaced by Iris Berben.
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous, sitcom
Plot: farce, silly humor, nothing goes right, goofy hero, couple relations, workplace situations, disorder, sarcasm, fool, family relations, male female relationship, prank ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Benny Hill (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: This timeless modern slapstick-format doesn't really have a plot, but is an irresistible rapid succession of independent short, comical scenes, mostly without any text, often using artificial speed enhancing in the countless chases, which have ...
Style: not serious, parody, realistic, cynical, sexy ...
Plot: farce, voyeurism, fish out of water, womanizer, nothing goes right, goofy hero, dishonesty, chase, misfit, silly humor, jealous spouse, social relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Famous DJ Alan Partridge gives us an insight into what happens behind the microphone at North Norfolk digital radio.
Style: not serious, humorous, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: goofy hero, workplace, artists and showbiz, media, disorder, workplace situations, recording studio, newscaster, radio show, radio station
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Catherine Tate Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Catherine Tate Show is a British television sketch comedy written by Catherine Tate and Aschlin Ditta. Tate also stars in all but one of the show's sketches, which feature a wide range of characters. The Catherine Tate Show airs on BBC Two ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: comedian, lifestyle, working class, youth, workplace situations, workplace, best friends, social misfits, society, farce, teenage life, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
French and Saunders (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: French and Saunders is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring comic duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. It is also the name by which the performers are known on the occasions when they appear elsewhere as a double act.
Style: parody, suspense, realistic, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: promiscuity, cross dressing, disorder, media, artists and showbiz, gender, showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, satire, celebrity impersonation, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Jam (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A collection of bleakly dark comedy sketches pushing the boundaries of taste, decency and television in general, shot using new and different techniques and fading slowly in and out of each other against a slow musical soundtrack. Regular themes ...
Style: surreal, cynical, not serious, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: postmodernism, social satire, absurdism, irreverence, society, disorder, dark humor, politically correct, surrealism, craziness, satire, comedian ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The State (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The State is a half-hour sketch-comedy television show, originally broadcast in the USA on MTV between December 17, 1993, and July 1, 1995. The show combined bizarre characters and scenarios to present sketches that won the favor of its target ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, farce, comedian, homosexual, cross dressing, fish out of water, cult, agent, sexual content, graphic violence, silly humor, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
I'm Alan Partridge (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: I'm Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in 2002. The series followed the titular Alan Partridge, a failed television ...
Style: sitcom, cynical, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: radio, satire, disorder, unsuccessful, comeback, friends, hapless, wannabe, humiliation, fan, career, layoff ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, sitcom, not serious ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, workplace, best friends, irish, friends, farce, misfit, workplace problem, salesman, uptight character, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Harry Hill's TV Burp (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Harry Hill's TV Burp is a British television comedy programme that ran for 11 years from 2001 to 2012. It was produced by Avalon Television for ITV and hosted by comedian Harry Hill. The show presents a look at the week's television, ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, realistic, biting ...
Plot: tv show, media satire, entertainment, satire, media, joke, british, comedian, fight, british humour, archive footage, studio
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Just for the Record (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A year after the collapse of a low-budget British rom-com, documentary maker Andy Wiseman sets out to find out what went wrong. He speaks to the producer, Nicholas Johnson, an alcoholic whose office is a lap-dancing club, the writer, Flynn Beatty, ...
Style: cynical, realistic, not serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: filmmaking, disorder, actor's life, womanizer, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, showbiz, actress, film industry, cinema, expose, karate ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Don's Analyst (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Don Vito Leoni, the Godfather, is clinically depressed. The world has changed and he hasn't. He'd like to retire, but if he left the "family business" to his two idiot sons, they'd be dead in a minute. So he decides to go ...
Style: realistic, not serious, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: kidnapping, nothing goes right, gangsters, misfit, crimes, silly humor, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder, abduction, family relations, down on your luck, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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People Like Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: People Like Us was a British radio and TV comedy programme, a spoof on-location documentary written by John Morton, and starring Chris Langham as Roy Mallard, an inept interviewer. Originally a radio show for BBC Radio 4 in three series from 1995 to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, parody ...
Plot: social relations, media, society, human nature, british humour
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Upright Citizens Brigade (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Upright Citizens Brigade is an improvisational comedy and sketch comedy group that emerged from Chicago's ImprovOlympic in 1990. The most recent incarnation consists of Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh. The original ...
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, parody, odd ...
Plot: comedian, chaos, silly humor, squad, disorder, chaos and mayhem, bomb squad, religion, insanity, absurdism, social satire, irreverence ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Dead Ringers (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dead Ringers is a United Kingdom radio and television comedy impressions show broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and later BBC Two. The programme was devised by producer Bill Dare and developed with Jon Holmes, Andy Hurst and Simon Blackwell. It starred Jon ...
Style: humorous, talky, cynical, not serious, witty ...
Plot: satire, media satire, society, artists and showbiz, state affairs, politics, joke, media, disorder, celebrity culture, team, impersonation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about an inept American placed in charge of sales at his company's London branch. He has no experience with British culture, knows nothing about sales, and has only one employee, Dave. Each episode begins with a scene of Margaret ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: farce, fish out of water, nothing goes right, disorder, office, workplace, manager, workplace situations, salesman, misfit, boss and employee, boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
CollegeHumor Originals (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Funny sketches with crude, adult, and undeniably hilarious comedy.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, parody, feel good ...
Plot: disorder, silly humor, workplace situations, computers and web, workplace, boss, satire, joke, stand up comedian, comedian, social satire, irreverence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%