Movies and TV shows like Welcome Back, Kotter

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Welcome Back, Kotter (1975)
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Welcome Back, Kotter (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome Back, Kotter is an American television sitcom starring Gabe Kaplan and featuring a young John Travolta. Videotaped in front of a live studio audience, it originally aired on the ABC network from September 9, 1975, to June 8, 1979.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, twins, friends, misfit, teachers and students, prodigy, rebellion, reach out, hopes, urban ghetto life, high school life, juvenile delinquency, society, urban, lifestyle, teaching the ways of the world, city life, idealism, siblings relations, rivalry, troublemaker, dedicated educator, hardcase students ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Welcome Back, Kotter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and semi serious films and TV series with plots about youth, friends, lifestyle, teenage life, high school, high school life and power relations mostly in Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Welcome Back, Kotter: Miss Guided (2008), Crash Course (1988), The Steve Harvey Show (1996), Lower Learning (2008), City Guys (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Miss Guided (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Miss Guided is an American sitcom that ran from March 18, 2008 to April 3, 2008 as a mid-season replacement on ABC. The series follows the life of Becky Freeley, a guidance counselor at a high school that she attended when she was a teenager. The ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom, feel good ...
Plot: high school, teacher, school, high school teacher, dedicated educator, high school life, teachers and students, hardcase students, workplace, youth, power relations, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: holland
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Crash Course (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Some students taking driver's ed during the summer. Among the students is Riko, a cocky guy; Chad, a guy from a privileged background, who's terrified to get behind the wheel; Vanessa, who's over protective mom who wouldn't allow ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: high school, power relations, urban ghetto, adolescence vs adulthood, school, teachers and students, urban ghetto life, high school life, teenage life, stoners, dedicated educator, youth ...
Time: 80s
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91%
The Steve Harvey Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Steve Harvey Show is an American sitcom that aired for six seasons from August 25, 1996 to February 17, 2002 on The WB Television Network. It was created by Winifred Hervey and directed by Stan Lathan.
Style: sitcom, talky, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: high school, friends, boss, shallowness, r&b, teachers and students, self discovery, fish out of water, teenage love, teenage life, interracial relations, high school life ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Lower Learning (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Barry Goldwater Elementary is on the brink of collapse: the lowest test scores in the state, teachers who are either drunk or having sex on school grounds, and a principal who extorts money from parents. It's up to Tom, the down-on-his-luck ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: school, against the odds, fighting the system, ambition, rebellion, dedicated educator, teachers and students, teenage life, high school life, idealism, satire, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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City Guys (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: City Guys is a United States television sitcom that aired from September 1997 to December 2001 on NBC. It lasted five seasons, and ended its run around the time of the dissolution of TNBC.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sitcom
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, boss, friendship, teenage life, urban, friends, lifestyle, youth, streetwise, city life, teenage boy, friend ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
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My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: My Life as Liz is a mockumentary style American television series that centers on the life of Liz Lee, a misfit high-school senior living in small town Texas. The series debuted on MTV on January 18, 2010. The first season finale aired on March 8, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, social relations, friendship, youth, high school life, power relations, best friends, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, society, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, new york
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Teachers. (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Teachers is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC. The show ran for six episodes until its cancellation on May 2, 2006. Loosely based upon a UK series of the same name, it was developed by Matt Tarses, co-executive producer of the medical ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: high school, friendship, teachers and students, school teacher, workplace, hardcase students, lifestyle, workplace situations, studying, boss, promotion, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
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Off Centre (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Off Centre is an American sitcom that aired on The WB network from October 14, 2001 to October 31, 2002. Created by Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz, and Danny Zuker, the series was heavily promoted as "from the guys who brought you American Pie".
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: lifestyle, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, womanizer, buddies, male friendship, friendship between men, hip hop culture, twentysomething life, friends, indoor, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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What I Like About You (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Valerie Tyler is a 28-year-old organization freak who loves her 16-year-old sister Holly. Even if Holly is rambunctious. Spontaneous. Impulsive. Disconcerting. And definitely disorganized. Then Holly moves in with Val, and the sisters discover they ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, looking for love, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, first love, roommate, sibling relationship, sister sister relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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51%
Ciao, Professore! (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bureaucratic snafu sends Marco Tullio Sperelli, a portly, middle-aged northern Italian, to teach third grade in a poor town outside Naples
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, whimsical, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: school, rich and poor, friendship, culture clash, coming of age, village life, social differences, fish out of water, high school, teachers and students, urban ghetto life, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
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50%
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Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Raising Dad is an American television series that aired on the WB from September 2001 until May 2002. The series starred Bob Saget, Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, Riley Smith, Beau Wirick, and Jerry Adler, and was produced by Albion Productions in ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, family life, living with parents, indoor, high school life, coming of age, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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School of Thrones (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Parody of Game Of Thrones.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: prom, parody, family relations, friendship, teenage life, rivalry, youth, social relations, teachers and students, high school life, friends, power relations ...
Place: usa
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Clueless (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Clueless is a television series spun off from the 1995 teen film of the same name. The series originally premiered on ABC on September 20, 1996 as a part of the TGIF lineup during its first season. The show then spent its last two seasons on UPN ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, best friends, lifestyle, youth, shopping mall, family relations, friends, shopping, fashion, shallowness, teenage life, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
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Mr. Robinson (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Centers on a rough-edged musician Craig, who's adjusting to his new life as a music teacher in a big-city middle school where he encounters teacher politics and the temptations of single moms.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: school, musician's life, workplace, teachers and students, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, teenage life, youth, music teacher, middle school, power relations, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Saved by the Bell: The New Class is a spin-off of the Saved by the Bell series which ran from September 11, 1993 to January 8, 2000. The series lasted for seven seasons on NBC as a part of the network's TNBC Saturday morning line-up. It was the ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, prom, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, teachers and students, teenage life, high school life, workplace, misfit, private detective, hardcase students, prank ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: california
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45%
Let's Stay Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Let's Stay Together is an American romantic comedy television series created by Jacque Edmonds Cofer. It premiered on BET on January 11, 2011. The title of the series refers to the Al Green landmark 1972 song of the same name. The series ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, couples, friends, city life, family relations, society, urban, siblings relations, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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45%
Drexell's Class (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Drexell's Class is an American sitcom aired by Fox as part of its 1991-92 lineup. The show was created by Andrew Nicholls and Darrell Vickers.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: power relations, unsupportive coworkers, fish out of water, self discovery, school, teachers and students, misfit, youth, elementary school, classroom, teacher
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Super Fun Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Junior attorney Kimmie Boubier and her two best friends, Helen-Alice and Marika, have had a standing date every Friday night for the last 13 years. They even have a motto for what they call "Friday Night Fun Night": "Always together! ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, friends, best friends, misfit, family relations, workplace, siblings relations, social awkwardness, workplace situations, workplace romance, promotion, workplace humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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44%
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Best Friends Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Best Friends Forever is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from April 4, to June 1, 2012. The series aired during the 2011–2012 NBC primetime season as a mid-season replacement and was created by real-life best friends Lennon ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, lifestyle, boyfriend, moving, society, rivalry, strong female presence, twentysomething life, friends, getting along, female friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Odd Mom Out (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Acclaimed author Jill Kargman plays a version of herself as she navigates the treacherous and elite ecosystem of New York's Upper East Side, and the uber-wealthy mommy clique inhabiting this fantastically outrageous domain.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, misfit, fish out of water, couples, best friends, disorder, strong female presence, couple relations, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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43%
The Jeffersons (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Jeffersons is an American sitcom that was broadcast on CBS from January 18, 1975, through July 2, 1985, lasting 11 seasons and a total of 253 episodes. The show was produced by the T.A.T. Communications Company from 1975–1982 and by Embassy ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, maid, interracial relations, lifestyle, family life, city life, couple relations, urban, society, couples, designer, living with parents ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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43%
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Rhoda (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rhoda is an American television sitcom, starring Valerie Harper, which aired 109 episodes over five seasons, from 1974 to 1978. The show was a spin-off of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, in which Harper between the years 1970 and 1974 had played the role ...
Style: sitcom, witty, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong female presence, lifestyle, city life, siblings relations, couple relations, urban, parents and children, singleness, leaving home, family relations, protective parent, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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43%
What About Joan? (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, touching, humorous, witty ...
Plot: friendship, teacher, high school, lifestyle, workplace, workplace romance, love and romance, workplace situations, teachers and students, high school teacher, friends, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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43%
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Class Act (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Duncan is a genius straight A student, Blade is juvenile delinquent. But because of a mix up with their school records, everyone thinks each is the other one. Now, Duncan kind of likes the attention from being thought of as a real bad dude, if only ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, high school, juvenile delinquency, buddies, partners, youth, society, misfit, dedicated educator, misfit partners, odd couple, hardcase students ...
Time: 90s
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43%
Strangers with Candy (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Strangers with Candy is a television series produced by Comedy Central. It first aired on April 7, 1999, and concluded its third and final season on October 2, 2000. Its timeslot was Sundays at 10:00 p.m.. In 2007, Strangers with Candy was ranked ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: satire, high school, teachers and students, looking for sex, adolescence vs adulthood, switching roles, power relations, stranger, disorder, couples, ex convict, boss ...
Time: 90s
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41%
One Day at a Time (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, starting over, family relations, family life, parents and children, teenage life, best friends, family business, siblings relations, eccentric family, adolescence vs adulthood, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana
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41%
The George Carlin Show (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The George Carlin Show is an American sitcom that aired on the Fox network from January 1994 to July 1995. It was created jointly by veteran TV producer Sam Simon and the show's namesake, comedian George Carlin.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: taxi, state affairs, buddies, lifestyle, society, workplace, friends, bar, urban, city life, taxi driver, ponytail ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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Quintuplets (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Quintuplets is a quirky ensemble comedy about the trials and tribulations of two parents raising 15-year-old quintuplets in a three-bedroom home.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, cheerleader, brother sister relationship, teenage life, family life, eccentric family, lifestyle, family values, youth, parents and children, favoritism among siblings, housewife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Bucket and Skinner are best friends trying to navigate the minefield of high school politics, while surfing everyday and living the California dream.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family, high school life, beach, lifestyle, siblings relations, teenage life, disorder, buddies, mischievous children, youth, best friends, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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Evening Shade (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Evening Shade is an American sitcom television series that aired on CBS from 1990 to 1994. The series stars Burt Reynolds as Wood Newton, an ex-professional football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who returns to rural Evening Shade, Arkansas to ...
Style: sitcom, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: small town, high school, athlete's life, sport team, americana, ambition, family relations, friends, social relations, lifestyle, mathematics, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: arkansas, usa
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