Movies and TV shows like Comedy Now!

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Comedy Now! (1997)
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Comedy Now! (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: Comedy Now! is a Canadian comedy television series which debuted in 1997 featuring the newest in Canadian comedic talent. The show has won numerous Gemini Awards as well as many international awards. It is broadcast in Canada on The Comedy Network and CTV. In the United States, the program airs on Comedy Central. The show has started the careers of notable Canadian comedians, including Brent Butt, Gavin Crawford, Shaun Majumder, Russell Peters, and Harland Williams and has showcased comedians like Eric Tunney.
Style: humorous, offbeat, live comedy, comic, canadian humor, topical humor
Plot: parody, media, society, state affairs, social relations, music, workplace, stand up, live audience, live performance, stage performance, political satire, celebrity impersonation, comedy team, stupidity, u.s. president, performance, monologue, social satire, absurd humor, absurdism, stereotype, guest, pop culture, musical number ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and offbeat films and TV series with plots about parody, joke, media, social satire, comedian, monologue and irreverence mostly in Comedy, News and Music genres. Some movies like Comedy Now!: This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992), Royal Canadian Air Farce (1993), CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (2002), The Rick Mercer Report (2004), The Ron James Show (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: This Hour Has 22 Minutes is a weekly Canadian television comedy that airs on CBC Television. Launched in 1993 during Canada's 35th general election, the show focuses on Canadian politics, combining news parody, sketch comedy and satirical ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: politics, parody, cult, media satire, tv show, media, society, state affairs, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, live audience, live performance ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: canada
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Royal Canadian Air Farce (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A comedy sketch show focusing on Canadian events and affairs.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: politics, celebrity culture, media satire, society, head of state, journalism, media, state affairs, new year, lifestyle, parody, joke ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: theater, racial slur, political satire, racism, stupidity, performance, homosexual, children, festival, vagina, religion, government ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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85%
The Rick Mercer Report (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A weekly helping of topical satire, funny takes on the week's top stories and Canada-wide adventures.
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, journalism, media satire, studio, media, state affairs, celebrity culture, society, tv news, entertainment, fake commercial, u.s. president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Ron James Show (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Ron James Show is a Canadian television comedy show, which debuted on CBC Television on September 25, 2009. Starring comedian Ron James, the show intersperses filmed and stage sketches with clips of James performing his stand-up routine. One of ...
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, artists and showbiz, society, state affairs, stereotype, guest, pop culture, monologue, social satire, comedian, joke, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Mr. Show with Bob and David is an American sketch comedy series starring and hosted by Saturday Night Live writer/actor Bob Odenkirk and stand up comedian/actor David Cross. It aired on HBO from November 3, 1995 to December 28, 1998. Cross and ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, comedian, goofy hero, performer's life, celebrity culture, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, disorder, workplace, partners, mishap ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Red Green Show (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Red Green Show is a Canadian television comedy that aired on various channels in Canada, with its ultimate home at CBC Television, and on Public Broadcasting Service stations in the United States, from 1991 until the series finale April 7, 2006, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, friendship, sitcom, tv show, small town, media, disorder, friends, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, media satire, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: canada
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60%
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Bizarre (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A half hour sketch comedy show that is not politically correct. It showcased the talents of veteran performers John Byner (the host) and Bob Einstein as Super Dave Osbourne.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: parody, tv show, studio, society, celebrity guests, irreverence, actress playing multiple roles, monologue, social satire, variety, absurd humor, absurdism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Important Things with Demetri Martin (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Important Things with Demetri Martin is a sketch-variety show that aired on Comedy Central starring comedian Demetri Martin. Each episode examined a single theme, the "important thing", such as timing, power, control and money. All ...
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: comedian, singer, musician, artists and showbiz, society, social relations, music, counterculture, performance, actor, talented, live audience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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55%
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Chocolate News (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Chocolate News is a satirical news show hosted and head written by David Alan Grier with an emphasis on African American culture. The show aired on Wednesday nights at 10:30 PM on Comedy Central as a lead-in to their other news satire programs, The ...
Style: not serious, humorous, biting, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: parody, media satire, media, society, hip hop culture, hip hop, rap, entertainment, u.s. president, tv show, political satire, fake news report ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Kids in the Hall (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Kids in the Hall is a Canadian sketch comedy group formed in 1984, consisting of comedians Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson. Their eponymous television show ran from 1988 to 1994 on CBC in Canada, ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bar, cross dressing, secretary, lesbian, homosexual, goofy hero, gender bending, suburbs, artists and showbiz, gender, workplace, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
In Living Color (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on the Fox Network from April 15, 1990, to May 19, 1994. Brothers Keenen and Damon Wayans created, wrote and starred in the program. The show was produced by Ivory ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: hip hop, parody, comedian, homosexual, african american, nothing goes right, interracial relations, social differences, workplace situations, family relations, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Day Today (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Day Today is a surreal British parody of television current affairs programmes, broadcast in 1994, and created by the comedians Armando Iannucci and Chris Morris. It is an adaptation of the radio programme On the Hour, which was broadcast on BBC ...
Style: not serious, humorous, biting, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: parody, journalism, media satire, tv show, media, celebrity culture, politics, state affairs, cliche, anchor, politically correct, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Underground (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Underground was a sketch comedy series produced by and starring Damon Wayans. It aired on Showtime. Wayans describes the show as "In Living Color on steroids." In fact the show features raunchy, sexist, and racist behavior, and as ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, dark humor
Plot: parody, racism, society, social relations, disorder, interracial relations, social differences, americana, celebrity culture, media satire, artists and showbiz, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Ben Stiller Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 306 min.
Story: The Ben Stiller Show is the name of two sketch comedy television shows that aired on MTV from 1990 to 1991, and then on Fox from September 1992 to January 1993. The Fox show stars Ben Stiller, Andy Dick, Janeane Garofalo and Bob Odenkirk. Character ...
Style: alternative comedy
Plot: parody, media, disorder, friendship, interview, husband wife relationship, singing, singer, song, sex, sexual humor, stereotype ...
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Dog Bites Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Dog Bites Man is a partially improvised comedy television show on Comedy Central that aired in summer 2006. It began airing on The Comedy Channel in Australia in June 2007. The series was produced by DreamWorks Television.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: journalism, parody, comedian, journalist, media satire, workplace situations, media, workplace, celebrity culture, partners, disorder, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Funny or Die Presents... (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Funny or Die Presents is a half-hour sketch comedy show that spawned from the comedy website Funny or Die, created by Will Ferrell & Adam McKay. It premiered on HBO on February 19, 2010. It is also currently being broadcast in the UK on Sky ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, disorder, actor's life, media, friends, computer, tv station, vulgarity, entertainment, fake commercial, late night, u.s. president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Newsroom (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The Newsroom is a Canadian television comedy-drama series which ran on CBC Television in the 1996–97, 2003–04 and 2004–05 seasons. A two-hour television movie, Escape from the Newsroom, was broadcast in 2002. The show is set in the newsroom ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: intern, media satire, office, workplace situations, media, workplace, obnoxious boss, ego clash, journalism, tv show, artists and showbiz, anchor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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People Like Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: People Like Us was a British radio and TV comedy programme, a spoof on-location documentary written by John Morton, and starring Chris Langham as Roy Mallard, an inept interviewer. Originally a radio show for BBC Radio 4 in three series from 1995 to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, clever
Plot: human nature, society, social relations, media
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, politics, guest, cross dressing, performance, comedian, actor, singer, musician, goofy hero, celebrity culture, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa, america
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38%
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Corner Gas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Corner Gas is a Canadian television sitcom created by Brent Butt. The series ran for six seasons from 2004 to 2009. Re-runs still air on CTV, CTV Two and The Comedy Network in Canada. Deriving its name from the roadside gas station in the fictional ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: village life, gas station, small town, dimwit, nothing goes right, boss and employee, sitcom, store, friendship, suburbs, fish out of water, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
That's My Bush! (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: That's My Bush! is an American comedy television series that aired on Comedy Central from April 4 to May 23, 2001. Created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, best known for also creating South Park, the series centers on the fictitious personal ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: sitcom, politics, parody, white house, goofy hero, head of state, usa president, state affairs, disorder, couple relations, media, maid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
At Last the 1948 Show (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: At Last the 1948 Show is a satirical TV show made by David Frost's company, Paradine Productions, in association with Rediffusion London. Transmitted on Britain's ITV network during 1967 and 1968, it brought Cambridge Footlights humour to ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, offbeat, witty
Plot: buddies, human nature, couple relations, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace, social relations, performer's life, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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History Bites (1998)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Canada
Story: History Bites was a television series on the History Television network that ran from 1998-2003. Created by Rick Green, History Bites explored what would be on television if the medium had been around for the last 5,000 years of human history. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: reenactment, parody, media satire, media, educational program, pop culture, television, social satire, celebrity, joke, politics, celebrity impersonation ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, News
Country: USA
Story: Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday is an American limited-run series broadcast on NBC. It is a political satire news show spin-off from Saturday Night Live, featuring that show's "Weekend Update" segment. It initially ran for ...
Style: talky, not serious, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Plot: parody, politics, political satire, media, artists and showbiz, society, state affairs, guest, pop culture, actress playing multiple roles, monologue, social satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.0
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Stella (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Stella was a short-lived television series that originally ran from June 28, 2005 to August 30, 2005 on the American television channel Comedy Central, created by and starring Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, and David Wain, the three members ...
Style: sexual, not serious, humorous, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: parody, roommate, stupidity, city life, suburbs, urban, goofy hero, looking for love, singleness, media satire, suburban life, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Young Drunk Punk (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: Ian McKay and his best friend Shinky are two young punks searching for their great destinies in the back alleys of Calgary Alberta, circa 1980. Together, these friends will face down cowboys and oilmen, hockey goons and movie snobs, odd-jobbers and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: buddies, punk, sitcom, social misfits, retro, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family, misfit, youth, friends, rebelliousness, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Richard Pryor Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Richard Pryor Show is an American comedy variety series starring Richard Pryor. It premiered on NBC on Tuesday, September 13, 1977 at 8 p.m. opposite ABC's popular television shows Laverne & Shirley and Happy Days. The show was ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: variety, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, society, disorder, performer's life, lifestyle, media, sex, parody, african american, comedian ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Jam (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
Story: A collection of bleakly dark comedy sketches pushing the boundaries of taste, decency and television in general, shot using new and different techniques and fading slowly in and out of each other against a slow musical soundtrack. Regular themes ...
Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: postmodernism, society, music, disorder, perversion, politically correct, medical, lip synching, british tv, craziness, entertainment, british ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
That's So Weird! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: That's So Weird was a Canadian sketch comedy television show owned by the Halifax Film Company and was broadcast on YTV. The show has been described as SCTV or Mad TV for teenagers and includes an array of comedic skits.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, canadian humor
Plot: media satire, teenage life, tv station, teenager, tv show, media, youth, workplace, ratings, joke, actress playing multiple roles
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%