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Episodes (2011)
 7.8
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Episodes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A British husband-and-wife comedy writing team travel to Hollywood to remake their successful British TV series, with disastrous results.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, cynical, sitcom, funny, semi serious
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, actor's life, writer's life, couple relations, womanizer, producer, lifestyle, tv show, success, career, promiscuity, culture clash, sexual attraction, media satire, workplace situations, englishman abroad, actor, writers, husband wife relationship, marriage, television, agent, mistress, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california

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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Plot: tv show, workplace situations, showbiz, friendship, workplace problem, comedian, artists and showbiz, backstage, determination, renewed love, rivals, confrontation with superior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Entourage (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
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Story: Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: actor, hollywood, buddies, fame, friendship, producer, wealth, celebrity, lifestyle, actor's life, rising to stardom, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, usa
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The Comeback (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: comeback, actress, tv show, ambition, lifestyle, workplace, backstage, celebrity culture, media satire, disorder, self involved, worn out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: parody, not serious, humorous, cynical, sitcom ...
Plot: backstage, satire, actress, actor, tv show, rivalry, lifestyle, showbiz, actor's life, celebrity culture, star, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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 ...
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Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, witty, funny, light ...
Plot: mishap, lifestyle, social awkwardness, comedian, buddies, everyday life, actor, career, actress, success, antisocial behavior, showbiz ...
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Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Comedian and actor, Kevin Hart teams up with BET Networks to bring viewers one of the funniest shows on television "Real Husbands of Hollywood". The semi-scripted series is the fakest reality show ever following these men of Hollywood ...
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Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Duration: 23 min.
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TV show
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Duration: 22 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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 ...
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Easy to Assemble (2008)
Genre: Comedy
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TV show
Story: Easy to Assemble is a Webseries created by and starring Illeana Douglas, and sponsored by furniture store IKEA. Douglas plays a fictional version of herself trying to quit acting and work a "real job" at the IKEA in Burbank, CA. She soon ...
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42%
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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LateLine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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