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One Day at a Time (1975)
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One Day at a Time (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: One Day at a Time is an American situation comedy that aired on the CBS network from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984. It starred Bonnie Franklin as Ann Romano, a divorced mother who moves to Indianapolis with her two teenage daughters Julie and Barbara Cooper with Dwayne Schneider as their building superintendent. The show was created by Whitney Blake and Allan Manings, a husband-and-wife writing duo who were both actors in the 1950s and 1960s. The show was based on Whitney Blake's own life as a single mother, raising her child, future actress Meredith Baxter. The show was developed by Norman Lear and was produced by T.A.T. Communications Company, Allwhit, Inc., and later Embassy Television. Like many shows developed by Lear, One Day at a Time was more of a comedy-drama, using its half-hour to tackle serious issues in life and relationships, particularly those related to second wave feminism. The earlier seasons in particular featured several multi-part episodes, serious topics, and dramatic moments. As in other Lear shows of the era, the show was shot on videotape in front of a live audience, giving it a sense of immediacy, and close-ups were often employed during dramatic scenes. As the social climate changed in the 1980s, the show's writing became less edgy, and as the girls became adults, the innovation of the original premise — a divorced mother raising teenage children — was lost. The show's nine years give it the second-longest tenure of any Lear-developed sitcom under its original name, after The Jeffersons.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, sexual, sexy
Plot: teenage life, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, family life, starting over, best friends, couples, family business, single parent, siblings relations, workplace, eccentric family, adolescence vs adulthood, thirtysomething life, female protagonist, single mother, youth, singleness, feminism, hopes, suburbs, lifestyle, gender, suburban life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana

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Kate & Allie (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Kate & Allie is an American television situation comedy which ran from March 19, 1984, to May 22, 1989. Kate & Allie first aired on CBS as a midseason replacement series and only six episodes were initially commissioned, but the favorable ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: single parent, friendship, family relations, single mother, female friendship, teenage life, singleness, city life, skyscraper, family life, friends, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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Designing Women (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Designing Women is an American television sitcom that centered on the working and personal lives of four Southern women and one man in an interior design firm in Atlanta, Georgia. It aired on the CBS television network from September 29, 1986 until ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, interior design, looking for love, feminism, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace, single parent, siblings relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta, atlanta georgia
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Rhoda (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Rhoda is an American television sitcom, starring Valerie Harper, which aired 109 episodes over five seasons, from 1974 to 1978. The show was a spin-off of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, in which Harper between the years 1970 and 1974 had played the role ...
Style: sitcom, witty, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong female presence, lifestyle, city life, siblings relations, couple relations, urban, parents and children, singleness, leaving home, family relations, protective parent, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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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, sexual, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
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Jesse (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jesse Warner is a 26-year-old single mother juggling between her job, her dreams and her family responsibilities.
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: single mother, workplace, starting over, family relations, friends, bar, couples, career change, supportive coworker, single parent, love and romance, parents and children ...
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Place: new york, usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gimme a Break! is an American sitcom which aired on NBC for six seasons, October 29, 1981, until May 12, 1987. The series stars Nell Carter as the housekeeper for a widowed police chief and his three daughters.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: single father, parents and children, family problems, youth, suburbs, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, death in the family, teenage life, family life, family business, family relations ...
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The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: Single working mom Christine Campbell has just learned that her ex is dating a much younger woman with the same first name. To avoid any confusion, the new girlfriend is dubbed New Christine, which leaves her with the unfortunate nickname Old ...
Style: sitcom, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Before there were parenting blogs, trophies for showing up, and peanut allergies, there was a simpler time called the '80s. For geeky 11-year old Adam these were his wonder years and he faced them armed with a video camera to capture all the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Two of a Kind is an American sitcom that aired on ABC as part of the network's TGIF line-up, starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The show aired from September 25, 1998 to July 9, 1999. The series was produced by Griffard/Adler Productions, ...
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What I Like About You (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Valerie Tyler is a 28-year-old organization freak who loves her 16-year-old sister Holly. Even if Holly is rambunctious. Spontaneous. Impulsive. Disconcerting. And definitely disorganized. Then Holly moves in with Val, and the sisters discover they ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, semi serious, light ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Best friends Lizzy (gay and a bit type-A) and Luke (straight and more laid back) are like family. When they were kids and both of their parents were getting divorces, they stuck together, and they've been there for each other ever since. Now, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: gay parent, gender, couple relations, family relations, family life, eccentric family, couples, friends, best friends, gays and lesbians, best friend, parents and children ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns is an American sitcom created and produced by playwright, director, and producer Tyler Perry. The show revolves around a senior family living under one roof in Decatur, Georgia led by patriarch Mr. Brown and his ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, humorous, realistic, not serious
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Quintuplets is a quirky ensemble comedy about the trials and tribulations of two parents raising 15-year-old quintuplets in a three-bedroom home.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gary Unmarried is an American sitcom created by Ed Yeager, which ran on CBS from September 24, 2008 to March 17, 2010. The series focuses on a recently divorced couple sharing custody of their kids while starting new relationships. The show was ...
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Oliver Beene (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Oliver Beene is an American sitcom that premiered on Fox on March 9, 2003. The show was created by Howard Gewirtz. Set in 1962 and 1963, the show chronicled the trials and tribulations of the 11-to-12-year-old Oliver Beene, in first person ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: All of Us is an American sitcom that premiered on the now-defunct UPN network in the United States on September 16, 2003, where it aired for its first three seasons. On October 1, 2006, the show moved to The CW, a new network formed by the merger of ...
Style: sitcom, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
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Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, liberal, culture clash, parents and children, lifestyle, hippie, republican, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Good Times (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Good Times is an American sitcom that originally aired from February 8, 1974, until August 1, 1979, on the CBS television network. It was created by Eric Monte and Mike Evans, and developed by Norman Lear, the series' primary executive ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, sitcom
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, florida, usa
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227 (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 227 is an American situation comedy that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, until May 6, 1990. The series stars Marla Gibbs as a sharp-tongued, inner-city resident gossip and housewife, Mary Jenkins. It was produced by Embassy ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
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Time: 80s
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Half & Half (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Half & Half is an American sitcom that aired on UPN from September 23, 2002, to May 15, 2006. The show focuses on the lives of two paternal half-sisters in their twenties who were estranged throughout their childhood, and are finally developing ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, not serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, looking for love, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, culture clash, singleness, initially antagonists, sister sister relationship, strong female presence, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Gidget (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gidget is an American sitcom about a surfing, boy-crazy teenager called "Gidget" and her widowed father Russ Lawrence, a UCLA professor. Sally Field stars as Gidget with Don Porter as father Russell Lawrence. The series was first broadcast ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
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Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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Freddie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Freddie is a television sitcom created by, and starring, Freddie Prinze, Jr. that aired from October 5, 2005 to April 12, 2006. Freddie is inspired by Prinze Jr.'s real life, growing up in a house filled with women. His lifelong friend, Conrad ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Sister, Sister (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, detroit
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