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Empty Nest (1988)
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Empty Nest (1988)
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, coworker relationship, pediatrician, hospital, nurse, doctor, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, family relations, singleness, family life, 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, sitcom, family life, youth, parents and children and siblings relations mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Empty Nest: Growing Pains (1985), Silver Spoons (1982), Family Ties (1982), My Brother and Me (1994), Full House (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, couple relations, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, family life, youth, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, long island
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95%
Silver Spoons (1982)
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
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, coming of age, parents and children, family, man child, family life, society, youth, family relations, power relations, rich and poor, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 7.2
 14K
Family Ties (1982)
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
Plot: sitcom, family, republican, culture clash, liberal, parents and children, siblings relations, conservatism, democrat, family life, family relations, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
My Brother and Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, african american, siblings relations, youth, black family, family relations, friends, house, best friend, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Full House (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, friends, single parent, friendship, single father, family life, children, baby, parents and children, siblings relations, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Cosby Show (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, verbal byplay, family, family life, black family, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, teenage life, society, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Jeff Foxworthy Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family, family life, family relations, eccentric family, youth, disorder, short lived, television flop
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Soul Man (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: clergy, sitcom, single parent, parents and children, family life, family relations, siblings relations, eccentric family, youth, social relations, church
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Mr. Belvedere (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, master and servant, friendship, butler, illegal immigrant, family life, family, suburbs, suburban life, workplace situations, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Brady Bunch (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When widower Mike Brady marries a lovely lady widow Carol Ann, their two families become one. These are the misadventures of this new couple, their six children, a dog named Tiger, and quirky housekeeper Alice.
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, sitcom, cheerleader, architect, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, optimism, cult, family life, youth, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, sitcom, parents and children, siblings relations, sibling relationship, jewish, teenager, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Hope & Faith (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, christmas special
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, odd couple, family, sibling relationship, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, family life, suburban life, artists and showbiz, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Home Improvement (1991)
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, handyman, friendship, couple relations, parents and children, family, family life, family relations, suburbs, disorder, battle of the sexes, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Sister, Sister (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, twins, verbal byplay, parents and children, family, twin sister, college, siblings relations, eccentric family, high school, student life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Valerie's Family: The Hogans (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, twins, family relations, sitcom, motherhood, aids, widower, aunt, brother brother relationship, three brothers
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Brothers Garcia (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, teenager, immigrants, family life, family relations, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, social relations, latinos, brother, intelligence ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.6
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Moesha (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, multicultural
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, best friends, teenage life, family, high school, blended family, black family, family life, youth, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, sitcom, family relations, parents and children, babies and infants, nurse, siblings relations, youth, family values, adolescence, parenthood, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of a 10-year-old girl Dawn Haley whose sibling rivalry with her three brothers is heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, siblings relations, family, family life, youth, family relations, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, favoritism among siblings, child, sibling rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Doogie Howser, M.D. is an American television comedy-drama starring Neil Patrick Harris as a teenage physician who also faces the problems of being a normal teenager. Creators Steven Bochco and David E. Kelley, partnering with ABC, aired the show ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, teenager, doctor, genius, hospital, diary, young heroes, family, doctors and patients, teenage life, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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My Two Dads (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Two Dads is an American sitcom that starred Staci Keanan, Paul Reiser and Greg Evigan. It aired on NBC from 1987 to 1990 and was produced by Michael Jacobs Productions in association with Tri-Star Television and distributed by TeleVentures.
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, single father, buddies, family, odd couple, child care, parents and children, family relations, coming of age, friendship, custody, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.0
 6K
Blossom (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, family, single father, single parent, best friends, eccentric family, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends, siblings relations, father son relationship ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.3
 941
See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, youth, family relations, family life, actor's life, couple relations, siblings relations, teenage life, artists and showbiz, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
65%
 6.5
 10K
Step by Step (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, sexism, couple relations, family, parents and children, blended family, siblings relations, suburbs, family life, youth, suburban life, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.6
 21K
Family Matters (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A long-running dramedy centering on the Winslow family, a middle-class African American family living in Chicago, and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. A spin-off of Perfect Strangers.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, family, goofy hero, parents and children, middle class, black family, family life, suburbs, youth, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009. The series starred comedian Bill Engvall and was written and created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. The series was canceled on September 25, 2009. On June ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family life, family, couples, suburbs, family relations, couple relations, suburban life, teenage life, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
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 ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, sitcom, adoption, mischievous children, suburbs, parents and children, family, child care, siblings relations, social differences, suburban life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 626
Instant Mom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
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 ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, life turned upside down, black family, blended family, family, family life, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Who's the Boss? (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Who's the Boss? is an American sitcom created by Martin Cohan and Blake Hunter, which aired on ABC from September 20, 1984 to April 25, 1992. Produced by Embassy Television, in association with Hunter-Cohan Productions, and Columbia Pictures ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: sitcom, single parent, advertising, family life, opposites attract, family, boss and employee, parents and children, family relations, coming of age, friendship, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%