Movies and TV shows like jPod

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jPod (2008)
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jPod (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: jPod is a comedic television series based on Douglas Coupland’s novel of the same name. It premiered on CBC Television on January 8, 2008. Starting with the fifth episode, the show began airing Fridays at 9:00. On April 4, 2008, it was announced that the CBC had cancelled the show because of low ratings. However, all but one of the remaining episodes aired. The cancellation of jPod sparked a fan-led protest. The show's opening title theme is Flutter by Bonobo. Produced by I’m Feeling Lucky Productions for the CBC, jPod was created by Douglas Coupland and Michael MacLennan. Coupland also co-wrote many of season one’s episodes.
Plot: video game, geek, programmer, marijuana, internet, father son relationship, office romance, workplace, asian stereotype, mother son relationship, workplace humor
Place: vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada

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High Maintenance (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, light, thought provoking, captivating
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Place: new york
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The Newsroom (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 47 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
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Style: clever, cynical, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: programmer, geek, computers and web, businessman, ambition, workplace situations, computer genius, computer, ambitious, workplace, sarcasm, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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Audience: teens, teen drama
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Fairly Legal (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: law firm, boss and employee, female lawyer, family relations, lawyer, parents and children, workplace situations, career change, workplace, loss of parent, starting over, death of parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Bit of a Do (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A Bit of a Do is a British comedy drama series based on the books by David Nobbs. The show starred David Jason and was aired on ITV in 1989. It was made for the ITV network by Yorkshire Television. The show was set in a fictional Yorkshire town. ...
Plot: working class, middle class, party, affair, marital infidelity, widower, marital separation, newlyweds, adulterous husband, brother in law brother in law relationship, two brothers, father son relationship ...
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The Office (2001)
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Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Secret (2000)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
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Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Duration: 45 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.3
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Country: UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: hotel, starting over, boss and employee, workplace situations, culture clash, workplace, society, racial stereotype, interracial relations, social misfits, siblings relations, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 23K
House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Welcome to Waikiki (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
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Style: light, humorous, entertaining, captivating, sincere ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Drew Carey Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Drew is an assistant director of personnel in a Cleveland department store and he has been stuck there for ten years. Other than fighting with co-worker Mimi, his hobbies include drinking beer and not being able to get dates. To make a few extra ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, talky, humorous, not serious
Plot: workplace, office, loser, department store, buddies, looking for love, couples, friendship, love and romance, workplace situations, singleness, irish ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
St. Elsewhere (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: St. Elsewhere is an American medical drama television series that originally ran on NBC from October 26, 1982 to May 25, 1988. The series starred Ed Flanders, Norman Lloyd and William Daniels as teaching doctors at a lightly-regarded Boston hospital ...
Style: dark humor, realistic, serious, witty, talky ...
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, workplace, intern, power relations, workplace situations, surgery, doctor, emergency room, confined, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.4
 101
Linc's (1998)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Linc's is an American comedy-drama based in a bar in Washington D.C.. The series starred Steven Williams, Pam Grier and Golden Brooks, and aired on Showtime for two seasons from 1998 to 2000 before being cancelled. After cancellation, it was ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: politics, bar, social relations, workplace, workplace situations, boss and employee, society, race, girlfriend, customer, discussion, debate ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 10K
Jane by Design (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Jane by Design is an American comedy-drama television series on ABC Family. The series followed the life of Jane Quimby, a teenager who had to be mistaken for an adult to finally get her fashion dream job and work with a world-famous designer, Gray ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fashion, teenage life, double life, designer, disorder, female protagonist, workplace, popularity, lifestyle, youth, dishonesty, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Night Shift (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 28 min.
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Style: realistic, tragicomedy, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
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