Movies like The Best of SCTV

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The Best of SCTV
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Guy Caballero and Edith Prickley try to persuade the FCC to renew SCTV's license.
Style: canadian humor
Plot: showbiz, tv, sketch, reunion, celebrity impersonation, tv show, tv station, entertainment, actress playing multiple roles, social satire, celebrity, pop culture, television, joke, parody
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Second City Television
Comedy
Canada, USA
30 min.
 8.5
Chappelle's Show
Comedy, Music
USA
22 min.
 8.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and witty films with plots about parody, joke, social satire, pop culture, entertainment, television and irreverence mostly in Comedy, Music and Animation genres. Some movies like The Best of SCTV: SCTV Channel (1983), SCTV Network 90 (1981), Second City Television (1976), Chappelle's Show (2003), 30 Rock (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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SCTV Channel
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The staff of Melonville's TV station put on programming that is unique in its own silly way. A spin off of "SCTV Network 90" that starts when "SCTV" mastermind Guy Cabellaro announces that he's turning his station into ...
Style: canadian humor
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SCTV Network 90
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a successful Canadian run as Second City TV on Global and SCTV on CBC, the cast packed up and moved to America (theoretically) when NBC offered them a timeslot under the title SCTV Network 90. With them, they brought their unique, quirky ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Second City Television is a Canadian television sketch comedy show offshoot from Toronto's Second City troupe that ran between 1976 and 1984.
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Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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30 Rock
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Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A three-hour prime-time special celebrating SNL '​s fortieth year on the air.
Plot: celebrity, guest, reunion, anniversary, live broadcast, reminiscence, retrospective, live audience, live performance, political satire, celebrity impersonation, tv show ...
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Bizarre
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 25 min.
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Saturday Night Live
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, celebrity culture, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, politics, disorder, lifestyle, guest, society, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa, america
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System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
Saturday Night Live 25
Genre: Documentary, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A TV special celebrating the 25th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature monologues and present a look back at some of the best comedy skits ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: media satire, artists and showbiz, politics, music, performer's life, reunion, media, society, state affairs, disorder, anchor, weekend ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   54%
    User:   65%
 
This Hour Has 22 Minutes
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
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: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: politics, parody, media satire, cult, tv show, media, society, state affairs, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, live audience, live performance ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: canada
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    User:   44%
 
The Larry Sanders Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Comic Garry Shandling draws upon his own talk show experiences to create the character of Larry Sanders, a paranoid, insecure host of a late night talk show. Larry, along with his obsequious TV sidekick Hank Kingsley and his fiercely protective ...
Style: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
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System:   53%
    User:   58%
 
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! is an American sketch comedy television series, created by and starring Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, which premiered February 11, 2007 on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim comedy block and ran until May ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
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Royal Canadian Air Farce
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, topical humor
Plot: magazine, media satire, celebrity guests, showbiz, artists and showbiz, media, celebrity culture, live audience, journalism, tv show, entertainment, tv news ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   50%
    User:   48%
 
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Super Dave
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Super Dave is a Canadian/American variety show starring and hosted by the fictional character Super Dave Osborne. It ran from 1987 to 1991 on Showtime in the US and the Global Television Network in Canada. Super Dave was spun off from the sketch ...
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Audience: teens
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MADtv
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
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Place: usa
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Funny or Die Presents...
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Michael & Michael Have Issues.
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Michael & Michael Have Issues is a cable television comedy series starring comedians and actors Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter, who created the series. Both comedians appeared together in several TV comedy series, including The State, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Mr. Show with Bob and David
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Mr. Show with Bob and David is an American sketch comedy series starring and hosted by Saturday Night Live writer/actor Bob Odenkirk and stand up comedian/actor David Cross. It aired on HBO from November 3, 1995 to December 28, 1998. Cross and ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, performer's life, celebrity culture, parody, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, disorder, workplace, partners, comedian, mishap ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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Viva Variety
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Viva Variety is an American sketch comedy series that aired on Comedy Central from April 1997 to December 1999. The series satirizes European variety shows.
Plot: society, showbiz, tv, comedy team, tv show, actress playing multiple roles, monologue, variety show, social satire, variety, absurd humor, absurdism ...
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Martin Short: Concert for the North Americas
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A made for Showtime network comedy special with numerous skits and music starring Martin Short and featuring a number of his fellow SCTV cast members. The special has skits with characters such as Ed Grimley, Jackie Rogers Jr., Jerry Lewis, and many ...
Style: canadian humor
Plot: live performance, reunion, celebrity impersonation, monologue, variety show, social satire, celebrity, pop culture, joke, parody
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Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Story: A TV special celebrating the 15th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature monologues and present a look back at some of the best comedy skits ...
Style: live comedy
Plot: live broadcast, reminiscence, retrospective, live audience, live performance, political satire, celebrity impersonation, tv show, entertainment, late night, social satire, celebrity ...
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Monty Python's Flying Circus
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974. The shows were composed of surreality, risqué or innuendo-laden humour, sight gags and ...
Style: surreal, clever, not serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: nothing goes right, rock, disorder, fish out of water, cult, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem, media satire, monty python, showbiz, artists and showbiz, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england, europe
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In Living Color
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: hip hop, nothing goes right, interracial relations, parody, social differences, workplace situations, family relations, social relations, disorder, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, california
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System:   45%
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The Rick Mercer Report
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A weekly helping of topical satire, funny takes on the week's top stories and Canada-wide adventures.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: media satire, politics, studio, media, journalism, state affairs, celebrity culture, society, live audience, live performance, political satire, fake news report ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, cross country
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System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
Rutland Weekend Television
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Rutland Weekend Television was a television sketch show on BBC2, written by Eric Idle with music by Neil Innes. Two series were broadcast, the first consisting of six episodes in 1975, the second of seven in 1976. A Christmas special also aired on ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, witty, clever ...
Plot: tv show, rock, artists and showbiz, music, media, parody, music band, showbiz, media satire, disorder, tv, fictional band ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
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System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
The Ben Stiller Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 306 min.
Story: The Ben Stiller Show is the name of two sketch comedy television shows that aired on MTV from 1990 to 1991, and then on Fox from September 1992 to January 1993. The Fox show stars Ben Stiller, Andy Dick, Janeane Garofalo and Bob Odenkirk. Character ...
Style: alternative comedy
Plot: media, parody, disorder, showbiz, actor, celebrity impersonation, fake commercial, celebrity guest, actress playing multiple roles, monologue, social satire, celebrity ...
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System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
The Kids in the Hall
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
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: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, bar, gender bending, suburbs, artists and showbiz, gender, workplace, disorder, buddies, gays and lesbians, couple relations, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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System:   43%
    User:   35%
 

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