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The Librarians (2007)
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The Librarians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Librarians is an Australian television comedy series which premiered on 31 October 2007 on ABC TV. In Ireland the show airs on RTÉ Two. The series is produced and written by Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope who are also the principal cast members. Hope is also the series' director. The first series comprised six half-hour episodes. The second series with another six episodes began airing on 5 August 2009 and was filmed at the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds. The series centres on the trials and tribulations of Frances O'Brien, a devoutly Catholic and blithely racist head-librarian. Her life unravels when she is forced to employ her ex-best friend, Christine Grimwood – now a drug dealer – as the children's librarian. Frances must do all she can to contain her menacing past and concentrate on the biggest event of the library calendar – Book Week. Filming on a third series took place in early 2010 aired on ABC1 that year. The Librarians theme music is an upbeat variation on the popular jazz chart "A Night in Tunisia" by Dizzy Gillespie.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, multicultural, sitcom, neurotic
Plot: friends, criminal heroes, best friends, mentally unstable, unlikely partners, gender, workplace, unlikely criminals, workplace situations, paralysis, racism, catholic priest, priest, drug dealing, muslim, bisexual, politician, librarian, library, poetry, court case, catholicism, dyslexia, community service, australian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia

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Utopia (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 27 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Sophie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
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TV show
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TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Some of My Best Friends is an American sitcom shown on CBS from February 28 until April 11, 2001. The series was inspired by the film Kiss Me, Guido.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Audience: girls' night
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Norm (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Norm Show is an American television sitcom that ran from 1999 through 2001 on the ABC television network.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Exes & Ohs is an American and Canadian cable TV series that was launched on Logo on October 8, 2007, and Showcase in Canada. The show centres around the dating life of Jennifer, a lesbian documentary filmmaker with a vivid fantasy life and a ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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39%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Veronica 'Ronnie' Chase is the 'Queen of Romance.' Founder of a successful lingerie empire, and best-selling author of self-help romance books, Ronnie has it all ... money, success, sex appeal and a philandering husband. How she ...
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