Movies and TV shows like Comedy Now!

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Comedy Now!
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: media, society, parody, 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 witty films and TV series with plots about parody, joke, media, social satire, comedian, monologue and irreverence mostly in Comedy, Music and Documentary genres. Some movies like Comedy Now!: This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992), Royal Canadian Air Farce (1993), Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995), The Rick Mercer Report (2004), In Living Color (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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This Hour Has 22 Minutes
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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: canada
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Royal Canadian Air Farce
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: politics, celebrity culture, media satire, society, head of state, journalism, media, state affairs, new year, lifestyle, celebrity impersonation, entertainment ...
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Mr. Show with Bob and David
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: goofy hero, performer's life, celebrity culture, parody, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, disorder, workplace, partners, comedian, mishap ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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The Rick Mercer Report
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, cross country
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    User:   71%
 
In Living Color
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Saturday Night Live
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa, america
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, ...
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Important Things with Demetri Martin
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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    User:   55%
 
The Red Green Show
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, ...
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The Ron James Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Story: Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974. The shows were composed of surreality, risqué or innuendo-laden humour, sight gags and ...
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Chocolate News
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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People Like Us
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Place: england
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The Day Today
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
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Duration: 24 min.
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
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The Richard Pryor Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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Dog Bites Man
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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, offbeat, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: journalism, parody, media satire, workplace situations, media, workplace, celebrity culture, partners, disorder, comedian, journalist, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Saturday Night Live 25
Genre: Documentary, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A TV special celebrating the 25th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature monologues and present a look back at some of the best comedy skits ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   39%
 
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    User:   32%
 
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Bizarre
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Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, witty, clever ...
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