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The Underground (2006)
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The Underground (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Underground was a sketch comedy series produced by and starring Damon Wayans. It aired on Showtime. Wayans describes the show as "In Living Color on steroids." In fact the show features raunchy, sexist, and racist behavior, and as Wayans states in his opening monologue, "We decided to test the limits." The description of the show information is "The future of comedy is here in Damon Wayan's hilarious and uninhibited comedy sketch show where no topic or taboo goes unturned." This mistakenly gives his last name as Wayan, rather than Wayans. Some of the notable continuing sketches and characters in the show are: ⁕Protest Stripper
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, offbeat
Plot: satire, lifestyle, dark humor, racism, interracial relations, social differences, society, americana, disorder, celebrity culture, stand up comedian, joke, media, social relations, artists and showbiz, media satire, african american, comedian, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Underground

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and parody films and TV series with plots about satire, disorder, comedian, artists and showbiz, joke, media and society mostly in Comedy and Horror genres. Some movies like The Underground: Mind of Mencia (2005), Dead Ringers (2002), Tracey Takes On... (1996), The Big Gay Sketch Show (2006), Chocolate News (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mind of Mencia (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mind of Mencia was an American television comedy series on the cable channel Comedy Central. Hosted by Carlos Mencia, it aired from 2005 to 2008.
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, parody, humorous ...
Plot: performer's life, disorder, society, social relations, couples, celebrity culture, stand up comedian, mental retardation, satire, stereotypes, interracial relations, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
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95%
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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, not serious, talky, cynical, witty ...
Plot: satire, media satire, society, artists and showbiz, state affairs, politics, joke, media, disorder, celebrity culture, british, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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87%
Tracey Takes On... (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tracey Takes On... is a sketch comedy series starring comedienne Tracey Ullman. The show ran for four seasons on HBO and was commissioned after the success of the 1993 comedy special "Tracey Ullman Takes on New York." Each episode focuses ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: family relations, disorder, charity, couples, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, society, showbiz, social differences, family life, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Big Gay Sketch Show (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A sketch-comedy series featuring a cast of up-and-coming comics performing live skits, musical numbers and political satire.
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: satire, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, politics, gender bending, gays and lesbians, social satire, live performance, political satire, joke, lgbtq, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Chocolate News (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chocolate News is a satirical news show hosted and head written by David Alan Grier with an emphasis on African American culture. The show aired on Wednesday nights at 10:30 PM on Comedy Central as a lead-in to their other news satire programs, The ...
Style: parody, not serious, cynical, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: satire, society, comedian, social satire, journalist, pop culture, fake news report, absurd humor, tv news, media, hip hop culture, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Birthday Boys (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: "The Birthday Boys" is a scripted original sketch comedy, executive produced by Bob Odenkirk ("Breaking Bad", "Mr. Show") and Ben Stiller ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", "Zoolander"). The series ...
Style: realistic, humorous, surreal, not serious, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, goofy hero, disorder, stupidity, absurdism, comedian, surrealism, irreverence, joke, satire, silly humor, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Fat Actress (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fat Actress is an American sitcom television series starring Kirstie Alley. It aired on Showtime in the United States in the spring of 2005, on Movie Central in Western Canada, The Movie Network in Eastern Canada, FX in the UK, Network Ten in ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: satire, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, physical appearance, media satire, showbiz, media, hypocrisy, comeback, celebrity culture, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Dog Bites Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Dog Bites Man is a partially improvised comedy television show on Comedy Central that aired in summer 2006. It began airing on The Comedy Channel in Australia in June 2007. The series was produced by DreamWorks Television.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, stylized, sitcom ...
Plot: journalist, comedian, journalism, workplace, media satire, celebrity culture, workplace situations, disorder, partners, social satire, fake news report, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Important Things with Demetri Martin (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Important Things with Demetri Martin is a sketch-variety show that aired on Comedy Central starring comedian Demetri Martin. Each episode examined a single theme, the "important thing", such as timing, power, control and money. All ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, not serious, clever ...
Plot: comedian, singer, musician, actor, talented, society, artists and showbiz, counterculture, social relations, social satire, stand up comedian, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Showbiz Show with David Spade (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Showbiz Show with David Spade was a weekly television program on Comedy Central that starred comedian David Spade. It is a comedic parody of celebrity news programs such as Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood. The show was developed from ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, parody
Plot: showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media, magazine, pop culture, social satire, stand up comedian, celebrity, current affairs, television ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
In Living Color (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on the Fox Network from April 15, 1990, to May 19, 1994. Brothers Keenen and Damon Wayans created, wrote and starred in the program. The show was produced by Ivory ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, sitcom ...
Audience: kids
Plot: comedian, african american, interracial relations, social differences, disorder, antisocial behavior, workplace situations, gays and lesbians, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, media, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Cut'n It Up: Dallas (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Seven comedians bring down the house in the second line up of comic stylings from Producer Cecil Chambers series "Cut'N It Up". In this set the city of Dallas is on display as Rodney Perry, Juan Villereal, Joey Wells, Rayzor, Mark ...
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, suspense, biting ...
Plot: hip hop, satire, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, interracial relations, culture clash, social differences, society, city life, comedian, joke, theater ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Richard Pryor Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Richard Pryor Show is an American comedy variety series starring Richard Pryor. It premiered on NBC on Tuesday, September 13, 1977 at 8 p.m. opposite ABC's popular television shows Laverne & Shirley and Happy Days. The show was ...
Style: suspense, exciting, biting, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: variety show, satire, media, society, performer's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, disorder, interracial relations, stereotypes, singer, surrealism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Little Britain USA (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Little Britain USA is an American spin-off-continuation of British sketch show, Little Britain, produced and aired by HBO. As in the British series, Matt Lucas and David Walliams play the majority of the characters: originals such as Lou and Andy, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: satire, physical appearance, human nature, americana, society, social misfits, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), juvenile delinquency, farce, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Chaser's War on Everything (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: The Chaser's War on Everything was an Australian television satirical comedy series broadcast on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation television station ABC1. It has won an Australian Film Institute Award for Best Television Comedy Series. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, clever, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: satire, comedian, society, social problems, politician, prank, dark humor, media, mishap, friends, disorder, reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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Plant (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A well-intentioned church congregation faces the harsh realities of New York City living in this satiric comedy series.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, disorder, religions or cults, society, clergy, satire, television, factory, church
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Jon Benjamin Has a Van (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jon Benjamin Has a Van is a live-action television comedy series that aired in the summer of 2011 on Comedy Central. The series stars Jon Benjamin as a reporter who tours around in a van to deliver uninteresting news to the viewers and to ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, cynical ...
Plot: media satire, media, society, disorder, journalist, journey, on the road, found footage, journalism, investigative journalism, van, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Kroll Show (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kroll Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by and starring comedian Nick Kroll. Kroll, John Levenstein, and Jonathan Krisel serve as the show's executive producers. The series premiered on January 16, 2013, on the ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: silly humor, comedian, live performance, impersonation, pop culture, absurd humor, social satire, joke, satire, basketball, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Funny or Die Presents (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Funny or Die Presents is a half-hour sketch comedy show that spawned from the comedy website Funny or Die, created by Will Ferrell & Adam McKay. It premiered on HBO on February 19, 2010. It is also currently being broadcast in the UK on Sky ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, light, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, media, disorder, silly humor, actor's life, friends, comedian, joke, television, stand up comedian, satire, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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59%
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Stella (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stella was a short-lived television series that originally ran from June 28, 2005 to August 30, 2005 on the American television channel Comedy Central, created by and starring Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, and David Wain, the three members ...
Style: parody, surreal, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: stupidity, roommate, everyday life, love and romance, goofy hero, couples, guest, friends, disorder, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
CollegeHumor Originals (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
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, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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58%
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Demo Reel (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Antics from a film crew as they attempt to remake movies, claiming that they can make them better.
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: silly humor, filmmaking, media, artists and showbiz, stupidity, backstage, immaturity, film within a film
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
New York Stand-Up Show (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Chicks dig a British accent so either learn from the real deal or prepare to swoon when the Daily Show's John Oliver headlines his own series featuring wildly original stand-up sets from the likes of Eugene Mirman and Brian Posehn. Cheerio, ...
Style: talky, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: introspection, showbiz, disorder, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, culture clash, theater, liberal, stand up comedian, comedian, absurd humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Pretend Time (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Nick Swardson's Pretend Time was a TV sketch comedy show created by and starring comedian and actor Nick Swardson. The show premiered on Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at 10 p.m. EST on Comedy Central and ran for two seasons, with the final ...
Style: not serious, humorous, parody, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: silly humor, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, androids and robots, disorder, vulgarity, sexual humor, toilet humor, sex, comedian, absurdism, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grosse Pointe is an American television parody series which aired on the WB Network during the 2000–2001 television season. Created by Darren Star, it was a satire depicting the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of a television show, and was ...
Style: sitcom, parody, not serious, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: backstage, actor, actress, tv show, showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, rivalry, artists and showbiz, starlet, workplace intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bill Burr: Why Do I Do This? (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: One of America's fastest-rising comedians, Bill Burr wields his razor-sharp wit with rare skill. In this brand-new stand-up performance, Bill takes aim at the stuff that drives us crazy, political correctness gone haywire, and girlfriends, or ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: politics, artists and showbiz, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, social differences, theater, couple relations, disorder, performer's life, satire, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Comedian and actor, Kevin Hart teams up with BET Networks to bring viewers one of the funniest shows on television "Real Husbands of Hollywood". The semi-scripted series is the fakest reality show ever following these men of Hollywood ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: hollywood, satire, actor, actor's life, backstage, showbiz, comedian, celebrity culture, buddies, marriage, guest, african american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Nathan Barley (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Nathan Barley is a Channel 4 sitcom written by Charlie Brooker and Chris Morris, starring Nicholas Burns, Julian Barratt, Charlie Condou and Claire Keelan. The series of six weekly episodes began broadcasting on 11 February 2005 on Channel 4. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, parody, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: media satire, lifestyle, goofy hero, stupidity, disorder, satire, journalist, media, designer, staff, gadget, dimwit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Adopted (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: For hundreds of years, Africa has existed in a state of despair. Famine, civil wars and rampant disease have left the continent without hope, but for the efforts of Western do-gooders. At first, they arrived with food, bibles and the magic of ...
Style: not serious, suspense, realistic, humorous, biting
Plot: adoption, society, lifestyle, family relations, disorder, culture clash, satire, babies and infants, orphan, misfit, fish out of water, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Barely Famous (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Introducing "Barely Famous": a docu-style comedy series. This show explores the hypocrisy of reality TV by centering around two sisters who say they would never do a reality show, but are being filmed by a camera crew. Over the course of ...
Style: parody, captivating, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: nothing goes right, actor's life, satire, tv show, disorder, media satire, looking for love, family relations, love and romance, showbiz, hollywood, hippie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%