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Empty Nest (1988)
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Empty Nest (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, doctor, parents and children, supportive parent, family, family life, siblings relations, pediatrician, father daughter relationship, coworker relationship, hospital, nurse, singleness, eccentric family, co worker co worker relationship, dog, medical, sister sister relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship, policewoman, coworker, divorced woman, owner dog relationship, neighbor, widower ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sitcom, realistic and semi serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, family, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, youth and teenage life mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Empty Nest: Family Ties (1982), The Cosby Show (1984), Diff'rent Strokes (1978), Eight Is Enough (1977), Full House (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, liberal, culture clash, parents and children, lifestyle, hippie, republican, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
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The Cosby Show (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Cosby Show is an American television situation comedy starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African-American family ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family values, parents and children, family life, couples, lifestyle, teenage life, couple relations, verbal byplay, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
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Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: interracial adoption, family relations, orphan, adoption, african american, brother brother relationship, family, family life, odd couple, siblings relations, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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100%
Eight Is Enough (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Eight Is Enough is an American television comedy-drama series that ran on ABC from March 15, 1977, until August 29, 1981. The show was modeled after syndicated newspaper columnist Thomas Braden, a real-life parent with eight children, who wrote a ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, love and romance, family, single parent, couples, remarry, columnist, family life, siblings relations, teenage life, looking for love, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Full House (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Full House is an American sitcom television series. Set in San Francisco, the show chronicles widowed father Danny Tanner, who, after the death of his wife Pam, enlists his best friend Joey Gladstone and his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis to help ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, friends, family life, single parent, father daughter relationship, single father, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, friendship, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
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Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, family relations, parents and children, family life, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, siblings relations, couple relations, suburbs, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, long island, usa
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Silver Spoons (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, rich and poor, society, youth, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, americana, family, power relations, family relations, man child ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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59%
The Brothers Garcia (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Brothers García is an American sitcom that premiered in 2000 on Nickelodeon and ended in 2004. It was among the first projects of Sí TV, an effort to produce programming featuring Latino characters, however being aimed at a diverse audience. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family life, teenage life, youth, social relations, siblings relations, immigrants, family relations, teenager, latinos, latin, school ...
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Soul Man (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Soul Man is an American sitcom that aired on ABC in 1997 that lasted two seasons and starred Dan Aykroyd. The series premiered on April 15, 1997, and was picked up for a second season of 22 episodes after only three episodes aired for the first ...
Style: sitcom, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
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Time: 90s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Jeff Foxworthy Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Air conditioning repair man Jeff finds himself a fish out of water living in Indiana with his Southern ways and humor. Eventually he takes his family back to Georgia and reconnects with his eccentric relations.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, disorder, youth, family, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, actor playing himself, short lived, television flop
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, indiana
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56%
Mr. Belvedere (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, culture clash, family life, parents and children, suburban life, suburbs, workplace situations, teenage life, columnist, friends, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Two of a Kind (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Two of a Kind is an American sitcom that aired on ABC as part of the network's TGIF line-up, starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The show aired from September 25, 1998 to July 9, 1999. The series was produced by Griffard/Adler Productions, ...
Style: sitcom, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: family relations, family, twin sister, twins, single parent, single father, disorder, siblings relations, mischievous children, friends, nanny, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Brother and Me is a sitcom on Nickelodeon that premiered on October 15, 1994, and ran until February 2, 1995. The show is about a family living in the West Side of Charlotte, North Carolina, who experience the highs and lows of everyday life. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, offbeat, semi serious
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, sitcom ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, sibling rivalry, family relations, teenage life, high school life, siblings relations, parents and children, youth, family life, classmate, mischievous children, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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47%
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Step by Step (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Step by Step is an American television sitcom that starred Patrick Duffy and Suzanne Somers as two single parents, who spontaneously get married after meeting one another during a vacation, resulting in them becoming the heads of a large blended ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Sister, Sister (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sister, Sister is an American television sitcom starring identical twins Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. The premise of the show was that the girls were separated and adopted at birth, one to a single mother, one to a single father, and have met again ...
Style: sitcom, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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All About the Andersons (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: As soon as single dad Anthony moves back into his parents' home to provide a stable environment for his 8-year-old son, he immediately remembers why he left in the first place. His mother Flo is always understanding and supportive, but his ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family life, single father, living with parents, unfulfillment, father son relationship, actor, friendship, follow your dream, love, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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46%
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Blossom (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Blossom is an American sitcom broadcast on NBC from January 3, 1991, to May 22, 1995. The series was created by Don Reo, and starred Mayim Bialik as Blossom Russo, a teenager living with her father and two brothers. It was produced by Reo's ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, witty, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, single parent, single father, eccentric family, youth, teenage life, family, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, teenage girl, brother sister relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Instant Mom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Martini Mondays and tequila Tuesdays take a back seat to new step-motherhood when former party girl Stephanie marries Charlie, an older dad with three kids. Becoming an instant mom doesn't come with a rulebook, but it does come with a dose of ...
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Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Good Luck Charlie is an American television sitcom, which premiered on April 4, 2010, on Disney Channel. The series was created by Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen, who wanted to create a program that would appeal to entire families, as opposed to only ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: large family, adolescence, diary, nurse, family relations, parents and children, parenthood, family values, siblings relations, youth, family, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 3K
Moesha (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Moesha was an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996 to May 14, 2001. The series stars R&B singer Brandy Norwood as Moesha Mitchell, a high school student living with her family in the Leimert Park ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, teenage life, family life, eccentric family, verbal byplay, parents and children, friends, best friends, youth, family, blended family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Hope & Faith (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hope, a down-to-earth, happily married mother of three has her tidy world turned upside down when her celebrity sister moves in. Faith was living the Hollywood life as a soap opera star before her character was killed off.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, sincere, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: artists and showbiz, actor's life, sibling relationship, suburban life, family, sister sister relationship, couples, family problems, culture clash, parents and children, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Boy Meets World (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: friendship, high school, coming of age, family relations, school, college, high school life, teenage life, teenage love, supportive parent, power relations, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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45%
 5.9
 1K
All of Us (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: All of Us is an American sitcom that premiered on the now-defunct UPN network in the United States on September 16, 2003, where it aired for its first three seasons. On October 1, 2006, the show moved to The CW, a new network formed by the merger of ...
Style: sitcom, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, divorce, reporter, family life, parents and children, couple relations, buddies, friends, couples, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 1K
See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The story of David Hobbs, who has spent the last decade playing the perfect father on one of TV’s biggest sitcoms. But when the series ends and his wife resumes her own television career, he finds himself cast in his most challenging role to date: ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family life, couples, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, actor's life, family, artists and showbiz, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, father
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Valerie's Family: The Hogans (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Hogan Family is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from March 1, 1986 to May 7, 1990, and on CBS from September 15, 1990 until July 20, 1991. It was produced by Miller-Boyett Productions, along with Tal Productions, Inc., ...
Style: touching, offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, suburbs, family relations, aids, twins, motherhood, brother brother relationship, aunt, three brothers, widower, pilot
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 1K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%