Movies and TV shows like The Jim Henson Hour

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The Jim Henson Hour (1989)
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The Jim Henson Hour (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The Jim Henson Hour is a short-lived television series that aired on NBC in 1989. It was developed as a showcase for The Jim Henson Company's various puppet creations, including the popular Muppet characters. Only nine of the twelve episodes produced managed to air on NBC before the low-rated program was cancelled. Two later aired on Nickelodeon in 1992 and 1993, and the final episode never aired in the US, but it did air in the UK in 1990.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, dinosaur, friendship, family, heroes, friends, toys, ambition, legends and myths, danger, buddies, escapades, disorder, workplace, showbiz, workplace situations, puppets, muppets, chroma key

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Most similar movies to The Jim Henson Hour

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and exciting films and TV series with plots about family, friends, friendship, disorder, puppet, puppets and escapades mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Jim Henson Hour: Kermit's Swamp Years (2002), Muppets Tonight (1996), The Muppet Show (1976), Muppets from Space (1999), Geppetto (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kermit's Swamp Years (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At 12 years old, Kermit the Frog and best friends Goggles and Croaker travel outside their homes in the swamps of the Deep South to do something extraordinary with their lives.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: swamp, family, escapades, friendship, rescue, danger, best friends, confined, young heroes, heroes, homecoming, frog ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Muppets Tonight (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: France, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Muppets Tonight is a live-action/puppet television series created by Jim Henson Productions and featuring The Muppets. Much like the "MuppeTelevision" segment of The Jim Henson Hour, Muppets Tonight was a continuation of The Muppet Show, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: puppet, muppets, artists and showbiz, show tunes, backstage, dancer, success, fame, puppets, musician, family, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Muppet Show (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Muppet Show is a comedy-variety television series produced by puppeteer Jim Henson and featuring The Muppets. After two pilot episodes produced in 1974 and 1975 failed to get the attention of America's network heads, Lew Grade approached ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, funny, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, backstage, puppets, bear, friends, fame, performer's life, goofy hero, workplace, media satire, showbiz, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Muppets from Space (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: adventure, friendship, mad scientist, puppets, puppet, ufo, family, heroic mission, rescue, benign alien, heroes, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Gonzo forgets to mail three letters to Santa, he convinces Kermit and the gang to help him deliver the notes to the North Pole. Along the way, they discover that Christmas is the time to be with those you care about most, as they dash home to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, chaos and mayhem, best friends, disorder, race against time, buddies, family, show tunes, friendship, puppetry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, santa claus ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract between her father and the Muppets, she changes it so the Muppets have ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, puppets, muppets, puppet, goofy hero, friendship, puppetry, theater, friends who live together, family, fish out of water, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Geppetto (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppet, mischievous children, young heroes, family relations, friendship, parents and children, child in peril, family, youth, escapades, miraculous event, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Christmas Toy (1986)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Christmas Toy is a 1986 Emmy Award nominated television film produced by The Jim Henson Company, featuring Jim Henson's Muppets. Rugby the Tiger who remembers how he was the Christmas Toy last year, and thinks he's going to be ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: toys, paralysis, christmas, family relations, friendship, family life, child as adult, family gatherings, friends, puppets, disorder, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Cousin Skeeter (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cousin Skeeter is an American children's television show, which ran on Nickelodeon from 1998 to 2001. It starred Robert Ri'chard as Bobby, a young boy whose life changed when his strange cousin Skeeter came to live with his family. With ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: puppet, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, youth, fast talker, family relations, puppets, getting along, disorder, basketball, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Shining Time Station (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Shining Time Station is an American children's television series co-created by Britt Allcroft and Rick Siggelkow. The series was produced by The Britt Allcroft Company and Quality Family Entertainment in New York for New York City PBS Station ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: escapades, family, friends, social relations, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, children, storytelling, train conductor, jukebox, morality, midget ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Dinosaurs (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dinosaurs follows the life of a family of dinosaurs, living in a modern world. They have TV's, fridges, microwaves, and every modern convenience.
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, family relations, puppets, puppet, eccentric family, parents and children, workplace situations, mischievous children, everyday life, animal life, disorder, boss and employee ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 90s, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Muppets' Wizard of Oz follows a young woman named Dorothy Gale who dreams of becoming a singer but is unable to pursue her dreams. After being swept up by a tornado with her pet prawn Toto, Dorothy embarks on a journey to meet the Wizard of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: witch, puppet, young heroes, adventure, friendship, wizard of oz, danger, escapades, rescue, scarecrow, puppets, puppetry ...
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sigmund and the Sea Monsters was an American children's television series that ran from 1973 to 1975, produced by Sid and Marty Krofft and aired on Saturday mornings. There were 29 episodes spanning two seasons.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, sea monster, suburban life, imaginary kingdom, suburbs, school, media satire, adolescence vs adulthood, fish out of water, disorder, ocean or sea, friends ...
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sesame Street: 20 and Still Counting (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Bill Cosby takes us on the tour to Sesame Street as the show goes on it's 20th Anniversary. It had interviews of the cast and crews of the show and memories of the show. It also features a multi-language version of some classic Sesame Street ...
Style: semi serious, educational, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friends, artists and showbiz, family, youth, best friends, lifestyle, puppet, personal safety, puppets, showbiz, friendship, children ...
Time: 80s
Place: sesame street, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Santa Who? (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
TV show
Story: Santa Claus develops amnesia after accidentally falling out of his sleigh and only the innocence of a small child can save him. Meanwhile, Santa has to battle the disbelief of a newsman.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, young heroes, save the day, friendship, disorder, family life, memory loss, family, family relations, holiday, friends, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Me and My Monsters (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Me and My Monsters the story of the Carlson family who have recently relocated from Australia to the UK to discover there are three out of control hilarious monsters living in their basement.
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, monster, friendship, family life, parents and children, youth, disorder, boy, family, siblings relations, indoor, puppet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 321 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Carlo Collodi's classic novel, this mini-series is about an animated puppet named Pinocchio and his father, a poor woodcarver named Geppetto.
Style: light, fairy tale, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: pinocchio, carabinieri, father son relationship, adventure, young heroes, puppet, cons and scams, performance, fairy, friendship, escapades, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, heroic mission, good versus evil, imaginary, legends and myths, friendship, escapades, adventure, rivalry, fish out of water, disorder, family ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, usa, europe, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map (2013)
Genre: Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Get ready to experience the world-famous Scooby-Doo! and Crew like never before in this all-new, original puppet movie! What begins as a routine night for the Gang - which includes the slobbering sleuth and Shaggy eating a triple-extra-large Scooby ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friends, silly humor, adventure, escapades, mystery, goofy hero, family, heroes, disorder, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, puppet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Yonderland (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A bored young mum steps through a portal and discovers a world of incompetent knights, monks who are incapable of lying, and a race of people intent on firing the cleverest amongst them into the sun.
Style: exciting, light, humorous, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, escapades, family, bored housewife, magic, life philosophy, female protagonist, help, disorder, kindness, palaces castles and temples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Pufnstuf (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy (Jack Wild) ventures to Living Island with his magical, talking flute, Freddy. Once there, he befriends many of the island's inhabitants, but the evil Witchiepoo (Billie Hayes) is determined to steal Freddy the flute away from the boy to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: puppet, magic, witch, heroes, imaginary, show tunes, friends, puppets, disorder, imaginary kingdom, getting home, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Christmoose Carol (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a flying, talking moose that crashed through his ceiling after a test-flight with Santa went terribly awry in this holiday film for the whole family. But later, just as Mr. Moose and Beril strike up a friendship, the ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, adventure, heroes, friendship, youth, escapades, family, children, animal life, christmas, moose, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, rescue, family, puppets, adventure, friendship, partners, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, friends, disorder ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Beakman's World (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Beakman's World is an educational children's television show. The program is based on the Universal Press Syndicate syndicated comic strip You Can with Beakman and Jax created by Jok Church. The series premiered September 18, 1992 on The ...
Style: educational, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: science, experiment, experimenting, inventions and discoveries, disorder, escapades, family, mad scientist, heroes, goofy hero, laboratory, scientist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Greg the Bunny (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Greg the Bunny is an American television sitcom that originally aired on Fox TV in 2002. It starred Seth Green and a hand puppet named Greg the Bunny, originally invented by the team of Sean S. Baker, Spencer Chinoy and Dan Milano. Milano and Chinoy ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, actor's life, showbiz, tv show, nothing goes right, workplace, disorder, network, artists and showbiz, buddies, imaginary, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Toothless (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
TV show
Story: A female dentist is cast into limbo after her death in an accident and is given the assignment to act as the Tooth Fairy as her action to be admitted into heaven.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: afterlife, dentist, hopes, supernatural, family life, family relations, family, romance, heroes, young heroes, youth, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Just Add Magic (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Kelly Quinn and her two BFF's, Darbie and Hannah, stumble upon her grandmother's mysterious cookbook in the attic and discover some far from ordinary recipes. When the Shut'em Up Shortcake silences Kelly's pesky little brother ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, youth, friends, magic spell, family, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, supernatural, friendship, best friends, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
H.R. Pufnstuf (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: H.R. Pufnstuf is a children's television series produced by Sid and Marty Krofft in the United States. It was the first Krofft live-action, life-size puppet program. The seventeen episodes were originally broadcast from September 6, 1969 to ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, island, magic, friendship, hopes, supernatural ability, escapades, youth, rivalry, good versus evil, adventure, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 8K
Pinocchio (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Roberto Benigni adapts the classic children's tale by Carlo Collodi for the big-budget family-oriented comedy Pinocchio.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, adventurer, obsessive quest, fish out of water, rescue, misfit, escapades, danger, young heroes, disorder, friendship, parents and children ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Mortified (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mortified was an Australian children's television series, co-produced by the Australian Children's Television Foundation and Enjoy Entertainment for the Nine Network Australia, Disney Australia and the BBC. The series premiered on 30 June ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, friendship, eccentric family, teenage life, lifestyle, family, popularity, youth, parents and children, obsession, family life, fashion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%