Movies and TV shows like The Ron James Show

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The Ron James Show (2009)
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The Ron James Show (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Ron James Show is a Canadian television comedy show, which debuted on CBC Television on September 25, 2009. Starring comedian Ron James, the show intersperses filmed and stage sketches with clips of James performing his stand-up routine. One of the show's more noted features is L'il Ronnie James, an animated recurring sketch which depicts James as a young child growing up in Cape Breton in the vein of Terry Gilliam's animation style.
Style: humorous, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical, witty, not serious, talky, parody
Plot: politics, satire, artists and showbiz, society, state affairs, monologue, political satire, stereotype, new year's eve, comedian, pop culture, guest, social satire, stereotypes, stand up comedian, joke, actor playing himself, topical humor, live performance, live audience, canadian humor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and not serious films and TV series with plots about satire, joke, society, comedian, stand up comedian, monologue and actor playing himself mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Ron James Show: The Rick Mercer Report (2004), Dead Ringers (2002), Chocolate News (2008), This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992), CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Rick Mercer Report (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A weekly helping of topical satire, funny takes on the week's top stories and Canada-wide adventures.
Style: witty, humorous, parody, live comedy, talky ...
Plot: journalism, politics, media satire, state affairs, society, celebrity culture, social satire, stand up comedian, live performance, political satire, celebrity, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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, witty, cynical, talky, not serious ...
Plot: satire, media satire, artists and showbiz, politics, society, state affairs, comedy team, joke, disorder, celebrity culture, media, british humour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, pop culture, journalist, fake news report, absurd humor, hip hop culture, media, media satire, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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73%
This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: This Hour Has 22 Minutes is a weekly Canadian television comedy that airs on CBC Television. Launched in 1993 during Canada's 35th general election, the show focuses on Canadian politics, combining news parody, sketch comedy and satirical ...
Style: parody, semi serious, realistic, biting, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, politics, tv show, celebrity culture, media, artists and showbiz, society, state affairs, cult, media satire, news satire, radio broadcasting ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: canada
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CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, talky, humorous ...
Plot: theater, politics, religion, racial slur, gay sex, homosexuality, live performance, racism, stupidity, irreverence, ethnic humor, guest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday is an American limited-run series broadcast on NBC. It is a political satire news show spin-off from Saturday Night Live, featuring that show's "Weekend Update" segment. It initially ran for ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, political satire, silly humor, artists and showbiz, society, state affairs, absurd humor, interview, news satire, fake news report, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Royal Canadian Air Farce (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy sketch show focusing on Canadian events and affairs.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, celebrity culture, media satire, new year, state affairs, lifestyle, society, media, journalism, head of state, entertainment, celebrity impersonation ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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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, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: satire, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, politics, gays and lesbians, gender bending, social satire, political satire, live performance, joke, gender, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In front of a live audience at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Emmy-nominated host of Real Time with Bill Maher performs an all-new hour of stand-up comedy.  ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty ...
Plot: politics, comedian, artists and showbiz, democrat, society, state affairs, live performance, topical humor, political satire, adult humor, joke, live audience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
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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: witty, not serious, realistic, live comedy, parody ...
Plot: performer's life, disorder, society, celebrity culture, couples, social relations, stand up comedian, mexican, interracial relations, stereotypes, vulgarity, pop culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico
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Comedy Now! (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Comedy Now! is a Canadian comedy television series which debuted in 1997 featuring the newest in Canadian comedic talent. The show has won numerous Gemini Awards as well as many international awards. It is broadcast in Canada on The Comedy Network ...
Style: parody, offbeat, humorous, live comedy, comic
Plot: state affairs, social relations, society, workplace, media, music, performance, absurdism, pop culture, social satire, stage performance, stand up comedian ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Following the complete sell out of his UK tour, multi-award-winning writer/comedian Ricky Gervais brought his new stand up show Ricky Gervais Live: Out of England 2 to Los Angeles. Performing Sunday night at the Nokia Theatre, Gervais delivered an ...
Style: talky, cynical, not serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: society, artists and showbiz, stand up special, comedian, stand up comedian, live performance, social satire, live audience, satire, monologue, british, joke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, london, england
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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: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, clever ...
Plot: comedian, musician, singer, artists and showbiz, society, actor, talented, social relations, counterculture, social satire, monologue, pop culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Best Week Ever (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Best Week Ever is a weekly television program on the United States cable/satellite network VH1. It started airing in 2004 and was put on hiatus in the summer of 2009. In January 2010, it was announced that the show was cancelled. On August 3, 2012, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, cynical, witty, clever ...
Plot: comedian, celebrity, celebrity culture, celebrity guests, social satire, topical humor, musician, monologue, joke, pop culture, studio, radio dj ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: satire, variety show, interracial relations, lifestyle, performer's life, media, artists and showbiz, society, disorder, actress playing multiple roles, musical number, ethnic humor ...
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The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, workplace situations, political intrigue, government official, politician, society, political satire, stupidity, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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The Chelsea Handler Show (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Chelsea Handler Show is an American sketch comedy series that aired on the E! television network. The series starred Chelsea Handler and featured skits that mocked the entertainment industry, spoofed celebrities, television, the elderly, and ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, biting ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 68 min.
Story: A year after Animals, Ricky Gervais comes back with his second stand up comedy tour: Politics.
Style: cynical, humorous, concert film, live comedy, funny ...
Plot: politics, society, artists and showbiz, state affairs, social satire, political satire, stand up comedian, monologue, topical humor, mistaken identity, live performance, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Maher addresses contemporary political, social and cultural topics -- Iraq, President Bush and the so called Axis of Evil. The opinionated Maher said about Victory Begins at Home: "We've heard everything about the War on Terrorism except ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, witty, parody ...
Plot: adult humor, comedian, society, politics, absurd humor, joke, broadway, topical humor, live audience, stand up comedian, profanity, political satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Bill Maher: I'm Swiss (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Political comedy about the Government (domestic and foreign policies), the president, the public's own ignorance and faults, and so forth. He also makes some hilarious detours in his own renditions of rap lyrics read out in proper, coherent ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, cynical, talky ...
Plot: democrat, artists and showbiz, dark humor, state affairs, joke, stand up comedian, satire, drugs, comedian, live audience, politics, election ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iraq, canada, switzerland
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45%
Ricky Gervais: Out of England (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Taped live before a sold-out audience at the WaMu Theater at New York Citys Madison Square Garden, Ricky Gervais: Out of England The Stand-Up Special is a high-spirited hour of offbeat observations and understated humor from the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, clever, realistic ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, society, stand up comedian, comedian, live performance, british, stand up special, american, live audience, satire, actor playing himself, monologue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, england, london
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Bizarre (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A half hour sketch comedy show that is not politically correct. It showcased the talents of veteran performers John Byner (the host) and Bob Einstein as Super Dave Osbourne.
Style: parody, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: satire, celebrity guests, studio, society, tv show, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity, silly humor, audience participation, actor playing himself, female nudity, irreverence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
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Dave Attell: Road Work (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 2014 standup special originally aired on Comedy Central.
Style: humorous, talky, cynical, witty, clever ...
Plot: society, performer's life, artists and showbiz, profanity, live audience
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Neues aus der Anstalt (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Neues aus der Anstalt is a political cabaret program on German television station ZDF, hosted by Urban Priol and Frank-Markus Barwasser, who replaced Georg Schramm. Broadcast monthly since 2007, it usually features three guest cabaret artists in ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, contemplative
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, doctors and patients, clinic, power relations, political satire, elevator, german politics, stand up comedian, political protest, voice imitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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Tanner on Tanner (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Tanner on Tanner is a follow up to celebrated filmmaker Robert Altman and DOONESBURY cartoonist Gary Trudeau's political satire TANNER '88, a mockumentary following a fictional democratic presidential candidate (Michael Murphy) on his ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, cynical, biting ...
Plot: satire, fighting the system, undercover, manhunt, moral dilemma, campaign, state affairs, journalism, rebellion, lifestyle, politics, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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40%
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: realistic, humorous, not serious, clever, cynical ...
Plot: comedian, social problems, society, politician, friends, mishap, disorder, dark humor, media, satire, prank, politically correct ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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The Kids in the Hall (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Kids in the Hall is a Canadian sketch comedy group formed in 1984, consisting of comedians Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson. Their eponymous television show ran from 1988 to 1994 on CBC in Canada, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, witty, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bar, disorder, workplace situations, media, artists and showbiz, workplace, goofy hero, social satire, satire, homosexual, secretary, entertainment ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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36%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, parody
Plot: showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, celebrity guests, media, artists and showbiz, magazine, pop culture, social satire, celebrity, stand up comedian, current affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Stark Raving Black (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Blustery funnyman Lewis Black hits the stage for his Comedy Central special, which finds the comic using his wry observational humor to skewer everything from Washington politicians and the tanking economy to cellphones and getting old.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: adult humor, satire, state affairs, politics, artists and showbiz, stand up comedian, political satire, profanity, political humor, anger, comedian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit
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Jim Jefferies: Fully Functional (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: There's something magical about an Australian accent that seems to make even the most caustic wit come off with good-natured charm. And that delicate blend of deviant behavior and good intentions has skyrocketed Aussie comic Jim Jefferies to ...
Style: sincere, not serious, humorous, cynical, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: performer's life, satire, society, artists and showbiz, misfit, showbiz, theater, stand up comedian, drugs/alcohol, profanity, religions or cults, stand up special
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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