Movies and TV shows like Alice 1976

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Alice (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Alice is an American sitcom television series that ran from August 31, 1976 to March 19, 1985 on CBS. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The show stars Linda Lavin in the title role, a widow who moves with her young son to start her life over again, and finds a job working at a roadside diner on the outskirts of Phoenix, Arizona. Most of the episodes revolve around events at Mel's Diner.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: sitcom, single mother, workplace, single parent, workplace situations, restaurant, family relations, friends, best friends, starting over, friendship, parents and children, hopes, pay phone, woman, united states of america, aspiring singer, friendship between women, widow, waitress, female protagonist, workplace humor
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about sitcom, friends, workplace, workplace situations, friendship, family relations and couples mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Alice: One Day at a Time (1975), Jesse (1998), Love & War (1992), Designing Women (1986), Mary Tyler Moore (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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One Day at a Time (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: One Day at a Time is an American situation comedy that aired on the CBS network from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984. It starred Bonnie Franklin as Ann Romano, a divorced mother who moves to Indianapolis with her two teenage daughters Julie ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, single mother, best friends, suburbs, single parent, feminism, parents and children, siblings relations, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, family business, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
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Jesse (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Jesse Warner is a 26-year-old single mother juggling between her job, her dreams and her family responsibilities.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, bar, single mother, single parent, couples, family relations, best friends, starting over, love triangle, parents and children, family business, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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Love & War (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Love & War is an American television sitcom, which aired on CBS from September 21, 1992 to February 1, 1995. Created by Diane English, the series originally starred Susan Dey as Wally Porter, a Chicago restaurateur, and Jay Thomas as Jack ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: sitcom, newspaper columnist, restaurant, bar, starting over, workplace situations, dating, hopes, workplace, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Designing Women (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Designing Women is an American television sitcom that centered on the working and personal lives of four Southern women and one man in an interior design firm in Atlanta, Georgia. It aired on the CBS television network from September 29, 1986 until ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, feminism, interior design, friendship, battle of the sexes, career woman, looking for love, workplace situations, family relations, social relations, workplace, single parent ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Mary Tyler Moore Show is an American television sitcom created by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns that aired on CBS from 1970 to 1977. The program was a television breakthrough, with the first never-married, independent career woman as the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good
Plot: sitcom, friendship, workplace, producer, dating, singleness, tv news, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, friends, boss and employee, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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Kate & Allie (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Kate & Allie is an American television situation comedy which ran from March 19, 1984, to May 22, 1989. Kate & Allie first aired on CBS as a midseason replacement series and only six episodes were initially commissioned, but the favorable ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: sitcom, female friendship, single mother, single parent, friendship, city life, urban, family life, roommate, best friends, feminism, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Taxi (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Louie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He tries to maintain order over a collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his “cage,” they form ...
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, taxi driver, workplace, mechanic, workplace situations, urban, city life, immigrants, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, friendship, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The John Larroquette Show (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The John Larroquette Show is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from September 2, 1993 until October 30, 1996. Created by Don Reo, the show was a vehicle for John Larroquette following his run as Dan Fielding on Night Court. The series ...
Style: clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, talky ...
Plot: sitcom, recovering alcoholic, workplace situations, workplace, social misfits, friendship, misfit, society, friends, policewoman
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Single working mom Christine Campbell has just learned that her ex is dating a much younger woman with the same first name. To avoid any confusion, the new girlfriend is dubbed New Christine, which leaves her with the unfortunate nickname Old ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, single parent, friendship, single mother, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, best friends, singleness, thirtysomething life, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Murphy Brown (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Murphy Brown is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988, to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. The program starred Candice Bergen as the eponymous Murphy Brown, a famous investigative journalist and news anchor ...
Style: clever, not serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, journalist, workplace, media satire, tv news, tv show, workplace situations, media, single parent, anchor, journal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Cybill (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Cybill is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre, which aired on CBS from January 2, 1995, to July 13, 1998. Starring, Cybill Shepherd, the show revolves around the life of Cybill Sheridan, a twice-divorced single mother of two and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, friendship, family life, actor's life, single mother, aspiring actor, parents and children, family relations, best friends, feminism, artists and showbiz, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the program into two distinct eras; aside from Ball, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, bank, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, suburbs, single mother, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, disorder, hidden identity, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
How to Live with Your Parents (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Polly is a single mom who has recently divorced. The transition hasn't been easy for her, especially in this economy. So, like a lot of young people living in this new reality, she and her daughter, Natalie, have moved back home with her ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, single mother, single parent, parents and children, living with parents, family, eccentric family, family relations, starting over, family life, hopes, stepfather ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Maude (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Maude is an American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 12, 1972 until April 22, 1978. Maude stars Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay, an outspoken, middle-aged, politically liberal woman living in suburban ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, feminism, female protagonist, liberal, couple relations, social issues, suburbs, suburban life, society, couples, best friends, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Archie Bunker's Place is an American sitcom originally broadcast on the CBS network, conceived in 1979 as a spin-off and continuation of All in the Family. While not as popular as its predecessor, the show maintained a large enough audience to ...
Style: not serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, bar, friendship, family life, working class, workplace situations, society, workplace, family relations, friends, misfit partners, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sanford and Son (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sanford and Son is an American sitcom, based on the BBC's Steptoe and Son, that ran on the NBC television network from January 14, 1972, to March 25, 1977. Known for its edgy racial humor, running gags and catch phrases, the series was adapted ...
Style: clever, talky, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, family business, reluctant partners, parents and children, urban, family life, partners, society, family relations, odd couple, single parent, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
What About Joan? (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: What About Joan? is an ABC sitcom that aired in 2001 for 2 seasons. It starred Joan Cusack as Joan Gallagher, a Chicago schoolteacher and the comedy of her day-to-day life. It co-starred Kyle Chandler. It was produced by James L. Brooks, Richard ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, witty
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, teacher, high school, high school teacher, teachers and students, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, workplace, friends, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Doris Day Show (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Doris Day Show is an American sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 1968 until March 1973, remaining on the air for five seasons and 128 episodes. In addition to showcasing Doris Day, the show is remembered for ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: single parent, single mother, sitcom, romance, battle of the sexes, ranch, countryside, journalism, urban, opposites attract, workplace situations, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa
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50%
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A Different World (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A Different World is an American television sitcom which aired for six seasons on NBC. It is a spin-off series from The Cosby Show and originally centered on Denise Huxtable and the life of students at Hillman College, a fictional mixed but ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty
Plot: sitcom, college, best friends, buddies, racism, social issues, golden years, friendship, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, student life ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Working Stiffs (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Working Stiffs is a short-lived 1979 American television series which starred James Belushi and Michael Keaton as brothers Ernie and Mike O'Rourke. The pair were janitors who aspired to work their way up in the field of business. The brothers ...
Style: humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: sitcom, janitor, buddies, workplace situations, office, working class, sibling relationship, siblings relations, fashion, partners, disorder, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: AfterMASH is an American situation comedy that aired on CBS from September 26, 1983, to December 11, 1984. A spin-off of the series M*A*S*H, the show takes place immediately following the end of the Korean War and chronicles the adventures of three ...
Style: not serious, clever, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, hospital, buddies, couple relations, military, korean war veteran, americana, workplace situations, partners, workplace, couples, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mama's Family (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Thelma Harper and her spinster sister Fran open their home to Thelma's recently divorced son Vinton and his teenage son and daughter. It's quite an adjustment for everyone, especially the cranky, argumentative Thelma.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, based on sketch comedy
Plot: sitcom, dysfunctional family, family life, family, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, couples, family problems, friends, adult virgin, friendship between women ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Bagdad Cafe (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bagdad Cafe is an American television sitcom starring Whoopi Goldberg and Jean Stapleton. The series premiered March 30, 1990 on CBS. The show is based on the 1987 Percy Adlon film Bagdad Cafe.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, desert, cafe, best friends, redemption, restaurant, hotel, hopes, misfit, friends, introspection, friendship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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227 (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: 227 is an American situation comedy that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, until May 6, 1990. The series stars Marla Gibbs as a sharp-tongued, inner-city resident gossip and housewife, Mary Jenkins. It was produced by Embassy ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, apartment, neighbor, friendship, family life, housewife, middle class, family, friends, social relations, best friends, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Less Than Perfect (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Claude Casey moved up in the secretarial world of television news, from temp to the anchor's desk. After her boss hires her full time, Claude realizes she may be in over her head in this world of assistants fighting to get ahead. But Claude is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, friendship, tv show, workplace situations, media, workplace, best friends, workplace intrigue, love and romance, power relations, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Golden Palace (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Golden Palace is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 18, 1992, to May 14, 1993. The show is a spin-off of the sitcom The Golden Girls, continuing the story from that series. CBS cancelled the spin-off in 1993 after one ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, witty
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, hotel, elderly, chef, best friends, golden years, workplace situations, workplace, friends, friendship, remarry, business venture ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Gimme a Break! (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Gimme a Break! is an American sitcom which aired on NBC for six seasons, October 29, 1981, until May 12, 1987. The series stars Nell Carter as the housekeeper for a widowed police chief and his three daughters.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, housekeeper, single father, nanny, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, suburbs, death in the family, family business, suburban life, family life, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When a Cincinnati radio station switches from sedate music to top-40 rock 'n' roll, its staff of oddball characters is forced to switch gears quickly. New programming director Andy Travis brings in a new DJ named Venus Flytrap to work with ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, radio dj, radio, workplace, secretary, radio show, rock, workplace situations, media, boss and employee, media satire, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
That '80s Show (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: That '80s Show is an American sitcom that aired from January through May 2002. Despite having a similar name, show structure, and many of the same writers and production staff, it is not considered a direct spin-off of the more successful That ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, materialism, americana, buddies, young adult, retro, twentysomething life, workplace situations, workplace, friends, musician's life, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Newhart (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dick Loudon and his wife Joanna decide to leave life in New York City and buy a little inn in Vermont. Dick is a how-to book writer, who eventually becomes a local TV celebrity as host of "Vermont Today." George Utley is the handyman at ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, small town, best friends, college, single parent, tv station, unlikely couple, student life, cafe, workplace situations, village, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
Place: vermont, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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