Movies and TV shows like Cosby

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Cosby (1996)
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Cosby (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cosby is an American situation comedy television series broadcast on CBS from September 16, 1996 to April 28, 2000, loosely based on the British sitcom One Foot in the Grave. The program stars Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashād, who previously worked with Cosby in the 1984–1992 NBC sitcom The Cosby Show. Madeline Kahn portrayed their neighbor, Pauline, until her death in 1999.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: elderly, family, family relations, parents and children, family life, couples, unemployment, aging, lifestyle, couple relations, retiring, retirement, african american, husband wife relationship, male protagonist, marriage, stand up comedian, black family, indoor
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Cosby

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, parents and children, couples, family life, couple relations, lifestyle and family mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Cosby: 227 (1985), Alice (1976), The Parent 'Hood (1995), The Jeffersons (1975), The Royal Family (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
Plot: family relations, neighbor, friends, couples, social relations, love and romance, lifestyle, family, workplace, best friends, society, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Alice (1976)
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, witty ...
Plot: diner, workplace, single mother, strong female presence, starting over, single parent, best friends, hopes, family relations, friends, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
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The Parent 'Hood (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Parent 'Hood is an American sitcom that aired on The WB airing from January 18, 1995 to July 25, 1999. The series starred Robert Townsend and Suzzanne Douglas. Originally to have been titled Father Knows Nothing, the series was one of the ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: family relations, society, youth, lifestyle, mischievous children, buddies, young heroes, single parent, babies and infants, family problems, road not taken, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
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100%
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The Cosby Show (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Cosby Show is an American television situation comedy starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African-American family ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family values, parents and children, family life, couples, lifestyle, couple relations, teenage life, verbal byplay, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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The Jeffersons (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Jeffersons is an American sitcom that was broadcast on CBS from January 18, 1975, through July 2, 1985, lasting 11 seasons and a total of 253 episodes. The show was produced by the T.A.T. Communications Company from 1975–1982 and by Embassy ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: family relations, maid, interracial relations, couples, temperamental, living with parents, designer, society, lifestyle, couple relations, city life, family life ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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100%
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, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, aging, family life, parents and children, elderly, living with parents, post office, comeback, african american, black family, short lived
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, georgia
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74%
Are We There Yet? (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Are We There Yet? opens where the popular film of the same name left off, with Nick and Suzanne newly married. After six months, their family is beginning to show growing pains, from the complexities of life as newlyweds to weathering the storm of ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious
Plot: blended family, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, ex athlete, newlyweds, family life, black family, youth, couples, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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60%
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All of Us (2003)
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, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, divorce, reporter, family life, parents and children, couple relations, buddies, friends, couples, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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60%
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The Jim Gaffigan Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about a husband and wife trying to raise their five kids in a New York two-bedroom apartment.
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: silly humor, parents and children, family relations, family life, couple relations, couples, family, wife, stand up comedian, comedian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Married to the Kellys (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: New York writer Tom grew up an only child and is a loner by nature. He's a man who takes pride in refusing to learn the names of his neighbors. But his life is destined for change when he marries Susan, a gregarious social butterfly from the ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: eccentric family, family life, couple relations, family relations, couples, fish out of water, suburbs, parents and children, moving, friendship, misfit, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
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59%
Sensitive Skin (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Davina and her husband Al try to revamp their lives as they struggle with the uncertainties of middle age.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom, witty
Plot: midlife crisis, family relations, self discovery, couple relations, couples, parents and children, dark humor, strong female presence, siblings relations, unfulfillment, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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57%
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Rhoda (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong female presence, thirtysomething life, stewardess, family relations, protective parent, college graduate, leaving home, couples, lifestyle, singleness, city life, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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Your Family or Mine (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Based on an enormously popular Israeli comedy, Your Family or Mine comes from the producers of Friends, Will & Grace, How I Met Your Mother and Happy Endings. The new series revolves around Oliver and Kelli, who are living proof of the ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, eccentric family, couple relations, parents and children, disorder, culture clash, social differences, everyday life, friendship, couples, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Maude (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Maude is an American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 12, 1972 until April 22, 1978. Maude stars Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay, an outspoken, middle-aged, politically liberal woman living in suburban ...
Style: sitcom, suspense, cynical, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, liberal, female protagonist, feminism, strong female presence, suburbs, couple relations, suburban life, parents and children, family life, abortion, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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56%
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Retired at 35 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Retired at 35 is an American sitcom on TV Land starring George Segal, Jessica Walter, Johnathan McClain, Josh McDermitt, Marissa Jaret Winokur and Ryan Michelle Bathe. It is the network's second original scripted series after Hot in Cleveland. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: family life, parents and children, living with parents, family relations, elderly, lifestyle, friendship, golden years
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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55%
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Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Raising Dad is an American television series that aired on the WB from September 2001 until May 2002. The series starred Bob Saget, Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, Riley Smith, Beau Wirick, and Jerry Adler, and was produced by Albion Productions in ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, teenage life, siblings relations, family life, youth, living with parents, family relations, social relations, high school life, coming of age, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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54%
Meet the Browns (2009)
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
Plot: family relations, aging, parents and children, family life, family gatherings, elderly, eccentric family, siblings relations, social relations, couples, golden years, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, georgia
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54%
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Pauly (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Pauly, a.k.a. The Pauly Shore Show, was a comedy television series on FOX in 1997, starring Pauly Shore. It was cancelled after five episodes, leaving two episodes unaired.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: uninvited guest, disorder, family relations, life turned upside down, thirtysomething life, parent getting married, couples, silly humor, family life, couple relations, parents and children, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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Big Family (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Grande Família is a Brazilian television comedy, and is one of the most watched primetime shows. The show airs on the Globo Network, and tells the story of a typical lower middle-class family living in a suburb neighborhood of Rio de ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, absurd
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, couple relations, silly humor, couples, dysfunctional family, brazilian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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Life with Bonnie (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The host of the local morning talk show Morning Chicago creatively balances family commitment—to her husband John, a hard-working family practice doctor, and their three young children— and career obligations.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, funny, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, ambition, relationship vs career, tv show, family life, parents and children, family, eccentric family, lifestyle, large family, humour, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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Yes, Dear (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about two young couples and their outrageously contrasting views on parenting. Greg and Kim Warner struggle on a daily basis to become perfect at the job. Kim is a neurotic, stay-at-home mother, and although her husband, Greg, is a success ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Plot: family life, housewife, couples, parents and children, parenting, irresponsible, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations, family, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Kath & Kim (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Australia
TV show
Story: Kath & Kim is an American version of the Australian television comedy series of the same name starring Selma Blair and Molly Shannon. The series premiered on NBC on October 9, 2008. The Australian version was created by its original stars, Jane ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: couple relations, lifestyle, family relations, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, parents and children, parent child relationship, mother daughter relationship, marital problem, suburban life, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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51%
2point4 Children (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: 2point4 children is a 1990s British sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porter family; an average family that is persistently faced with surreal situations and sheer bad luck. The show was originally ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: family relations, couple relations, eccentric family, family life, couples, parents and children, siblings relations, family, family man, husband wife relationship, parenthood, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
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51%
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My Big Fat Greek Life (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Big Fat Greek Life is a sitcom series that ran on CBS in 2003. The series is a continuation on the 2002 movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding and was produced by HBO Television and Tom Hanks's Playtone Productions for Sony Pictures Television. In ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: greek, family life, eccentric family, culture clash, unlikely couple, lifestyle, parents and children, working class, society, love and romance, misfit, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
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Better With You (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Better with You is an American romantic sitcom TV show starring Joanna Garcia Swisher and Jennifer Finnigan. The series aired on Wednesdays at 8:30 pm Eastern/7:30 pm Central on ABC and ran from September 22, 2010 to May 11, 2011. The series was ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sitcom, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love affair, family relations, family life, couple relations, couples, pregnancy, parents and children, lifestyle, siblings relations, love and romance, sister
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Dear John (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dear John is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from 1988 to 1992. The series was based on the British sitcom of the same name. Dear John was retitled Dear John USA when it was shown in the UK. During its four-season run, the series was bounced to ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: support group, divorce, down on your luck, looking for love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, remarry, couples, friends, breakup
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: single mother, strong female presence, workplace, single parent, starting over, rivalry, love and romance, best friends, friends, family relations, supportive coworker, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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49%
The Tracy Morgan Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season after 18 episodes.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, family life, workplace, parents and children, working class, auto repair, family business, friendship, workplace situations, car, stand up comedian, african american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Rodney (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the middle of real, everyday America, Rodney Hamilton's life revolves around two things: His family and his thankless job at a fiberglass plant..
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, relationship vs career, against the odds, family life, parents and children, father, family man, everyday life, friendship, love, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: oklahoma, usa
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48%
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, strong female presence, teenage life, parents and children, adult virgin, family life, couples, friends, family problems, family, female friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
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47%