Movies and TV shows like Empty Nest

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Empty Nest
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Empty Nest is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from 1988 to 1995. The series was created as a spin-off of The Golden Girls by creator and producer Susan Harris. For its first three seasons, Empty Nest was one of the year's top 10 most-watched programs. It was produced by Witt/Thomas/Harris Productions in association with Touchstone Television. The show concept borrowed some elements from the British comedy series Father, Dear Father, also featuring a father living with his two daughters and large dog. However, unlike that series, the two daughters in Empty Nest are self-supporting adults, and the lead character is a widower. Empty Nest was part of NBC's Saturday night block of programming, and during its first four seasons it aired at 9:30pm ET, directly following The Golden Girls. Two of the cast were alumni from one of Susan Harris' earlier shows, Soap; Mulligan was Manoff's father-in-law in Soap.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, family relations, singleness, family life, coworker relationship, pediatrician, hospital, nurse, doctor, supportive parent, doctor's office, medical, neighbor neighbor relationship, widower, owner dog relationship, sister sister relationship, neighbor, father daughter relationship, dog
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about family relations, family, family life, parents and children, youth, siblings relations and sitcom mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Empty Nest: Full House (1987), Silver Spoons (1982), Growing Pains (1985), Mr. Belvedere (1985), Family Ties (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Full House
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Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Silver Spoons
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Silver Spoons is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 25, 1982 to May 11, 1986 and in first-run syndication from September 15, 1986 to March 4, 1987. The series was produced by Embassy Television for the first four seasons, until ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
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Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mr. Belvedere is an American sitcom that originally aired on ABC from March 15, 1985, until July 8, 1990. The series is based on the Lynn Aloysius Belvedere character created by Gwen Davenport for her 1947 novel Belvedere, which was later adapted ...
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Family Ties
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Diff'rent Strokes is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from November 3, 1978, to May 4, 1985, and on ABC from September 27, 1985, to March 7, 1986. The series stars Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges as Arnold and Willis Jackson, two ...
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
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Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
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Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Duration: 100 min.
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Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
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    User:   56%
 
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Duration: 30 min.
Story: Cousin Skeeter is an American children's television show, which ran on Nickelodeon from 1998 to 2001. It starred Robert Ri'chard as Bobby, a young boy whose life changed when his strange cousin Skeeter came to live with his family. With ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
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    User:   48%
 
Home Improvement
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Home Improvement is an American television sitcom starring Tim Allen, that aired from September 17, 1991 to May 25, 1999. The show was created by Matt Williams, Carmen Finestra and David McFadzean. In the 1990s, it was one of the most watched ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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