Movies and TV shows like Episodes

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Episodes (2011)
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Episodes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A British husband-and-wife comedy writing team travel to Hollywood to remake their successful British TV series, with disastrous results.
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, cynical, funny, semi serious
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, writer's life, tv show, actor's life, sitcom, culture clash, womanizer, couple relations, producer, media satire, workplace situations, englishman abroad, husband wife relationship, promiscuity, sexual attraction, success, career, marriage, television, actor, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, workplace, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about sitcom, artists and showbiz, workplace, showbiz, workplace situations, media and tv show mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Episodes: The Comeback (2005), Starlets (2000), 30 Rock (2006), Fat Actress (2005), Joey (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Comeback (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The series initially follows Valerie Cherish (Kudrow), a veteran sitcom actress who has been out of the spotlight for more than a decade, as she attempts in 2005 to return to the industry that made her famous. Valerie lands a role on a new network ...
Style: not serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, biting
Plot: comeback, sitcom, makeup artist, director, actress, actor's life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, tv show, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.0
 635
Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Grosse Pointe is an American television parody series which aired on the WB Network during the 2000–2001 television season. Created by Darren Star, it was a satire depicting the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of a television show, and was ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cynical, offbeat
Plot: parody, tv show, actress, actor, actor's life, hollywood, celebrity culture, showbiz, sitcom, artists and showbiz, media, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 8.2
 101K
30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, writing, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, showbiz, celebrity impersonation, parody, tv show, workplace, friendship, comedian, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 784
Fat Actress (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Fat Actress is an American sitcom television series starring Kirstie Alley. It aired on Showtime in the United States in the spring of 2005, on Movie Central in Western Canada, The Movie Network in Eastern Canada, FX in the UK, Network Ten in ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, hollywood, actor's life, celebrity culture, media satire, physical appearance, showbiz, artists and showbiz, media, hypocrisy, comeback, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 6.0
 38K
Joey (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Joey is an American sitcom, a spin-off from Friends, which stars Matt LeBlanc reprising his role as Joey Tribbiani. It premiered on the NBC television network, on September 9, 2004, in the former time slot of its parent series, Thursday nights at ...
Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: womanizer, sitcom, aspiring actor, actor's life, fish out of water, singleness, hollywood, friendship, family relations, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, misfit ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The off-kilter, unscripted comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else.
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, mishap, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, suburbs, couple relations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, misfit, couples, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.2
 390
Barely Famous (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Introducing "Barely Famous": a docu-style comedy series. This show explores the hypocrisy of reality TV by centering around two sisters who say they would never do a reality show, but are being filmed by a camera crew. Over the course of ...
Style: biting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Plot: siblings relations, parody, media satire, reality tv, showbiz, hollywood, tv show, artists and showbiz, media, family relations, nothing goes right, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 3K
Telenovela (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: If you think the steamy sex, sensational scandals and heart wrenching heartbreak on Latino soap operas are a little extreme, just wait until you see what happens behind the scenes! Eva Longoria stars in this new comedy about Ana Sofia, a sizzling TV ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: actor, actress, actor's life, tv show, latinx lead, artists and showbiz, showbiz, workplace situations, workplace, media, disorder, tv star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Comic Garry Shandling draws upon his own talk show experiences to create the character of Larry Sanders, a paranoid, insecure host of a late night talk show. Larry, along with his obsequious TV sidekick Hank Kingsley and his fiercely protective ...
Style: not serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, parody, showbiz, tv show, workplace, producer, nothing goes right, performer's life, media satire, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, media ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 558
After Lately (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: After Lately is an American television comedy. The series depicts, in mockumentary style, the behind the scenes goings-on at the office of the late-night talk show Chelsea Lately. The cast is made up of the actual writers and performers of Chelsea ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: media satire, tv show, parody, workplace situations, sitcom, artists and showbiz, media, workplace, celebrity culture, showbiz, disorder, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The CollegeHumor Show (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The CollegeHumor Show was an American comedy that premiered on MTV on February 8, 2009 and also aired on MuchMusic. The show is a scripted sitcom with sketch comedy elements. It is written by and stars nine actual CollegeHumor editorial staff ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace, showbiz, producer, tv show, office, computers and web, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, chaos and mayhem, media satire, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
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61%
 7.5
 4K
Blunt Talk (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A British newscaster moves to Los Angeles with his alcoholic manservant and the baggage of several failed marriages to host a sanctimonious talk show.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: media satire, tv show, journalism, media, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, talk show host
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.3
 160K
Californication (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.
Style: sexy, dark humor, humorous, witty, sexual ...
Plot: womanizer, lust, sexual relations, writer's life, strong sexual content, addiction, family problems, lifestyle, drugs/alcohol, family life, sexual activity, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.5
 148K
Entourage (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, buddies, producer, friendship, womanizer, celebrity, wealth, fame, actor, aspiring actor, money, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
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Doll & Em (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Doll & Em is a British comedy series starring real-life friends Emily Mortimer (Em) and Dolly Wells (Doll), filmed in the style of a reality TV show. After a breakup, Doll heads to Hollywood to be with her childhood best friend Em, who's ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, best friends, actress, female friendship, sitcom, friendship, artists and showbiz, friends, relationship vs career, showbiz, ambition
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Party Down is an American comedy television series that follows a Los Angeles, California, catering team for the titular company. The sextet of aspiring Hollywood actors and writers, as well as drifting lost souls, work small-time catering gigs ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical
Plot: sitcom, comedian, actor, party, ambition, hopes, hollywood, caterer, aspiring actor, disorder, workplace, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.3
 46K
Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, workplace, actor, best friends, movie star, celebrity, aspiring actor, celebrity culture, showbiz, media, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Breaking & Entering (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Breaking & Entering is an independent series about three friends seeking to enter Hollywood by breaking their backs working as assistants. B&E is based on and inspired by the lives of industry assistants who live and work in REAL HOLLYWOOD ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, buddies, desire for fame, follow your dream, friends, hopes, assistant, breaking and entering ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 2K
Back to You (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Back to You is an American situation comedy series, which aired on Fox from September 19, 2007 to May 14, 2008. The creators and executive producers were Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan, and the director was James Burrows. The series starred ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: battle of the sexes, journalism, ex-lover, tv news, suburbs, boss and employee, friendship, media satire, showbiz, tv show, suburban life, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 2K
Real Rob (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Centers around comedian Rob Schneider's real life while living in Hollywood.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, couples, movie star, hollywood
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Comedians (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A veteran comedian is reluctantly paired with a younger, edgier comedian for a late-night comedy sketch show.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: comedian, ego clash, sitcom, showbiz, tv show, artists and showbiz, media, workplace situations, workplace, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Life's Too Short (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Life's Too Short is a British sitcom mockumentary created and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant from an idea by Warwick Davis, and is as described by Gervais, about "the life of a showbiz dwarf".
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: dwarf, physical appearance, actor, agent, sitcom, showbiz, misfit, disorder, artists and showbiz, actor's life, celebrity culture, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Michael J. Fox Show (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, Mike Henry had to give up his career as a news anchor for New York's WNBC and focus on his health and his family. Four years later, Mike decides to get back to work and struggles between ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: sitcom, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, tv show, workplace situations, disability, family life, media, couples, workplace, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Less Than Perfect (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Claude Casey moved up in the secretarial world of television news, from temp to the anchor's desk. After her boss hires her full time, Claude realizes she may be in over her head in this world of assistants fighting to get ahead. But Claude is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, friendship, tv show, workplace situations, media, workplace, best friends, workplace intrigue, love and romance, power relations, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.5
 2K
Boris (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Boris is an Italian television series produced from 2007 to 2010 by Wilder for Fox International Channels Italy
Style: not serious, humorous, biting, realistic, cynical
Plot: tv show, artists and showbiz, social satire, movie business, showbiz, sitcom, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, filmmaking, workplace, media, intern ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.2
 838
Absolute Power (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Stephen Fry and John Bird star as spin doctors Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe as they bring the popular and satirical Radio 4 comedy Absolute Power to BBC Two. Stephen as Prentiss and John as McCabe are an unscrupulous pair who run the blue chip ...
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, biting, realistic ...
Plot: media, workplace, celebrity, manipulations, media satire, politics, sitcom, manipulation, scandal, workplace situations, dishonesty, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Jamie Foxx Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Jamie Foxx Show is an American television sitcom that aired on the WB Network from August 28, 1996 to January 14, 2001. The series stars Jamie Foxx, Garcelle Beauvais, Christopher B. Duncan, Ellia English, and Garrett Morris.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, hotel, family business, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, hollywood, aspiring actor, workplace, performer's life, wooing, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 10K
Becker (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Becker is a dedicated, outspoken and talented doctor with a gruff exterior. While he tends to offend those who try to get close to him, he is extremely dedicated to his medical practice in the Bronx, N.Y., where he always goes the extra mile to help ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, doctor, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, clinic, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, urban, workplace situations, couples, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.5
 47K
Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
Style: surreal, not serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, workplace, store, friends, best friends, odd couple, friendship, misfit, unfulfillment, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Fanciful series about an aspiring writer who imagines alternative life scenarios while working for a big company.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, obnoxious boss, office, writer's life, aspiring writer, workplace situations, dull life, workplace, best friends, boss and employee, singleness, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%