Movies and TV shows like Alice

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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: humorous, realistic, witty, talky, semi serious
Plot: sitcom, workplace, single mother, best friends, friendship, friends, family relations, parents and children, starting over, hopes, single parent, workplace situations, restaurant, desert, united states of america, female protagonist, aspiring singer, pay phone, waitress, widow, friendship between women, woman, workplace humor
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about sitcom, friends, workplace, friendship, family relations, workplace situations and couples mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Alice: Jesse (1998), Love & War (1992), One Day at a Time (1975), Designing Women (1986), Kate & Allie (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, touching, realistic
Plot: sitcom, bar, single mother, rivalry, supportive coworker, friends, family relations, couples, parents and children, love and romance, starting over, love triangle ...
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: sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, bar, newspaper columnist, restaurant, couple relations, friendship, workplace, opposites attract, hopes, workplace situations, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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88%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sexual
Plot: sitcom, starting over, teenage life, family life, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, single parent, best friends, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, indiana
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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: realistic, feel good, sexy, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, friendship, feminism, interior design, social relations, family relations, thirtysomething life, boss and employee, siblings relations, workplace situations, friends, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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84%
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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: touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, single parent, friendship, single mother, female friendship, skyscraper, family life, teenage life, couples, gender, feminism, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village 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: talky, realistic, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, taxi driver, mechanic, workplace, city life, workplace situations, boss and employee, friendship, lifestyle, urban, friends, couples ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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76%
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: realistic, witty, not serious, humorous, clever
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, bar, disorder, partners, eccentric family, family life, workplace, working class, workplace situations, family relations, friends, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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76%
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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: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, desert, cafe, friendship, best friends, friends, misfit, introspection, redemption, hopes, restaurant, hotel ...
Time: 80s
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74%
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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: realistic, talky, offbeat, tragicomedy, dark humor ...
Plot: sitcom, recovering alcoholic, misfit, society, workplace, friendship, workplace situations, social misfits, friends, policewoman, workplace humor
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, missouri
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73%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good
Plot: sitcom, workplace, friendship, dating, producer, singleness, workplace situations, boss and employee, friends, thirtysomething life, power relations, self esteem ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: realistic, humorous, not serious, witty
Plot: sitcom, friendship, artists and showbiz, parents and children, family relations, friends, family life, actor's life, feminism, gender, best friends, aspiring actor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles
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71%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, couples, owner, friendship, slacker, parents separation, private vs public, singleness, parents and children, siblings relations, ex couple relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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71%
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: realistic, humorous, witty, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: sitcom, bank, suburban life, goofy hero, couple relations, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, hidden identity, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, single mother, parents and children, hopes, single parent, starting over, family relations, family life, eccentric family, family, living with parents, ex husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: biting, realistic, cynical, clever, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, feminism, liberal, female protagonist, lifestyle, society, best friends, civil rights, abortion, suburbs, couples, family life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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68%
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: feel good, realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: single parent, sitcom, single mother, couples, workplace romance, friends, family relations, battle of the sexes, urban, terminal illness, friendship, opposites attract ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: humorous, realistic, talky, not serious, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, workplace, tv show, single parent, media satire, workplace situations, tv news, mother daughter relationship, female journalist, female protagonist, television reporter ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
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66%
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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: feel good, humorous, witty, clever, not serious ...
Plot: sitcom, hospital, partners, friendship, workplace, americana, friends, power relations, buddies, couples, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s
Place: usa, missouri
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66%
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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: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: sitcom, hotel, elderly, chef, blacks and whites, business venture, workplace, best friends, friendship, friends, remarry, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa, minnesota
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64%
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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, based on sketch comedy
Plot: sitcom, dysfunctional family, family problems, couples, family relations, friends, adult virgin, parents and children, family life, teenage life, family, friendship between women ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, florida
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63%
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: feel good, realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious
Plot: sitcom, college, adolescence vs adulthood, workplace situations, student life, golden years, youth, twentysomething life, love and romance, chef, lifestyle, feminism ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: usa
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63%
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: sitcom, friendship, high school teacher, high school, teacher, workplace situations, power relations, friends, thirtysomething life, best friends, workplace, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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63%
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: realistic, biting, clever, sincere, not serious ...
Plot: sitcom, family business, single parent, workplace, odd couple, lifestyle, society, misfit, urban, living with parents, workplace situations, reluctant partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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62%
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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, lifestyle, friendship, love and romance, family, family relations, friends, social relations, couples, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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62%
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: witty, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, janitor, workplace situations, siblings relations, friends, fashion, partners, disorder, buddies, office, workplace, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Sophie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sophie is a Canadian television sitcom that aired on CBC from January 9, 2008 to March 23, 2009. It stars Natalie Brown as Sophie Parker, an unmarried single mother and talent agent. The show is an English-language adaptation of Télévision de ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, canadian humor
Plot: sitcom, talent agent, workplace, single parent, family relations, life turned upside down, workplace situations, show business, single mother, pregnancy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Tracy Morgan Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season after 18 episodes.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace, family relations, family life, workplace situations, parents and children, working class, african american, stand up comedian, car, auto repair
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
I Hate My Teenage Daughter (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: I Hate My Teenage Daughter is an American sitcom that ran on Fox from November 30, 2011 to March 20, 2012. It aired at the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm timeslot after The X Factor. The series stars Jaime Pressly and Katie Finneran. On May 10, 2012, Fox canceled ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, friendship, best friends, family relations, friends, sitcom, youth, parents and children, teenage life, bullying, parent child relationship, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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61%
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Bent (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bent is an American romantic comedy television series that ran on NBC from March 21 to April 4, 2012. The series was created by Tad Quill and stars Amanda Peet as a recently divorced lawyer and David Walton as the irresponsible general contractor ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: family relations, couples, starting over, surfing, opposites attract, single parent, love and romance, hopes, living with parents, romance, parents and children, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Rita Rocks (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Rita Rocks is a Lifetime original sitcom that ran from October 20, 2008 to December 7, 2009. It is the network's first original comedy in over a decade. The series debuted alongside re-runs of Reba as part of a new comedy hour for Tuesday ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, unfulfillment, hopes, couple relations, couples, family relations, dull life, friends, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa, detroit
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59%