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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, comic, topical humor, canadian humor, live comedy
Plot: parody, music, society, media, workplace, state affairs, social relations, politics, male female relationship, singing, song, singer, dating, political satire, comedian, pop culture, guest, performance, stupidity, husband wife relationship, stand up comedian, joke, irreverence, musical number, stereotype ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, witty and realistic films and TV series with plots about joke, parody, social satire, comedian, irreverence, absurdism and monologue mostly in Comedy, History 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: biting, realistic, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, parody, society, media, artists and showbiz, state affairs, media satire, celebrity culture, tv show, cult, joke, comedian ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary
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: offbeat, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, media, journalism, new year, lifestyle, society, celebrity culture, media satire, state affairs, head of state, political satire, new year's eve ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Style: not serious, talky, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: theater, stupidity, gay, christmas, dating, song, husband wife relationship, marriage, singer, religion, vagina, performance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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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: biting, realistic, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: journalism, politics, society, celebrity culture, state affairs, media satire, studio, media, tv news, fake commercial, celebrity impersonation, u.s. president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: realistic, biting, witty, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: politics, artists and showbiz, state affairs, society, parody, joke, comedian, stand up comedian, pop culture, stereotype, live performance, live audience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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77%
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: not serious, offbeat, surreal, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedian, parody, media, partners, disorder, mishap, lifestyle, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, performer's life, media satire, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: talky, realistic, offbeat, not serious, clever ...
Plot: musician, comedian, singer, society, performance, actor, social relations, music, talented, artists and showbiz, counterculture, absurdism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: humorous, realistic, biting, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: parody, hip hop culture, society, media satire, media, guest, television, monologue, absurd humor, social satire, pop culture, absurdism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: offbeat, not serious, humorous, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: actor's life, media, disorder, friends, artists and showbiz, irreverence, television, monologue, pop culture, celebrity, female nudity, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: humorous, not serious, witty, surreal, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bar, goofy hero, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, disorder, media, social satire, secretary, homosexual, lesbian, entertainment ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: not serious, realistic, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: parody, society, celebrity guests, studio, tv show, actress playing multiple roles, monologue, celebrity, pop culture, television, variety, celebrity impersonation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour is an American comedy and variety show hosted by the Smothers Brothers and initially airing on CBS from 1967 to 1969.
Style: topical humor
Plot: variety show, folk music, music, monologue, social satire, celebrity, guest, song, singer, pop culture, musical number, politics ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, stereotype, rock music, irreverence, pop culture, sexual humor, celebrity, celebrity impersonation, celebrity guest, actor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: witty, humorous, realistic, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: homosexual, hip hop, comedian, african american, parody, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, family relations, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, social differences, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: humorous, witty, offbeat, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedian, politics, cross dressing, musician, parody, performance, actor, singer, guest, media satire, impersonating, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 70s, contemporary, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa, america
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The UCB Show (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: A weekly variety showcase for the best sketch, characters and stand-up homegrown at the UCB Theatres in LA and NYC. Hosted by Upright Citizens Brigade co-founders Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh and filmed with a live audience ...
Style: live comedy, based on sketch comedy, alternative comedy
Plot: sketch, absurd humor, surrealism, late night, comedy team, live performance, live audience, stand up, improv, political satire, monologue, irreverence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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Plot: variety show, disorder, society, lifestyle, media, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, performer's life, surrealism, musical number, sexual humor, variety ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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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: clever, witty, humorous, talky, not serious ...
Plot: parody, politics, political satire, state affairs, artists and showbiz, society, media, journalism, entertainment, tv news, celebrity impersonation, u.s. president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: parody, disorder, couples, tv show, fish, friendship, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, manhood, media, machismo, pilot ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Viva Variety (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Viva Variety is an American sketch comedy series that aired on Comedy Central from April 1997 to December 1999. The series satirizes European variety shows.
Plot: society, variety, variety show, absurdism, joke, parody, comedian, showbiz, tv, irreverence, monologue, stereotype ...
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46%
Four on the Floor (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: Four on the Floor was a sketch comedy series which aired on CBC Television in 1986. Consisting of only 13 episodes, the series was a showcase for The Frantics, a comedy troupe consisting of Paul Chato, Rick Green, Dan Redican and Peter Wildman. In ...
Style: canadian humor, based on radio show
Plot: joke, singing, musician, parody, music video, song, singer, absurdism, absurd humor, monologue, social satire, irreverence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Whitest Kids U'Know (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: The Whitest Kids U' Know is an American sketch comedy troupe and television program of the same name. The group consists of Trevor Moore, Zach Cregger, Sam Brown, Timmy Williams and Darren Trumeter, though other actors occasionally appear in ...
Style: offbeat, not serious, humorous, alternative comedy
Plot: cross dressing, disorder, office, gun, joke, singing, parody, boss, drunkenness, violence, song, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Exit 57 (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Exit 57 was a 30-minute sketch comedy series that aired on the American television channel Comedy Central from 1995 to 1996; its cast was composed of comedians Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello, Stephen Colbert, Jodi Lennon, and Mitch Rouse, all of whom had ...
Style: alternative comedy, based on sketch comedy
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, stupidity, parody, singing, comedian, small town, joke, singer, song, actress playing multiple roles, absurd humor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A collection of Steve Martin's best skits.
Style: not serious, witty, humorous
Plot: nothing goes right, boss and employee, performer's life, disorder, workplace romance, partners, media, love and romance, power relations, workplace situations, workplace, tv show ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: offbeat, not serious, realistic, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: journalism, comedian, journalist, parody, media satire, celebrity culture, workplace situations, dog, workplace, media, partners, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: witty, humorous, surreal, offbeat, not serious
Plot: friends, artists and showbiz, couple relations, performer's life, media satire, love and romance, workplace situations, media, buddies, workplace, social relations, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Second City Television (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Second City Television is a Canadian television sketch comedy show offshoot from Toronto's Second City troupe that ran between 1976 and 1984.
Style: canadian humor
Plot: parody, actress playing multiple roles, absurd humor, social satire, television, celebrity, man with glasses, joke, pop culture, guest, irreverence, tv station ...
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40%
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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, offbeat, witty, humorous ...
Plot: parody, roommate, stupidity, goofy hero, thirtysomething life, city life, siblings relations, media satire, suburban life, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: parody, reenactment, media, media satire, celebrity, television, pop culture, social satire, educational program, joke, politics, celebrity impersonation ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Not Only... But Also (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Not Only... But Also was a popular 1960s BBC British television series starring Peter Cook and Dudley Moore.
Style: surreal
Plot: musical number, irreverence, social satire, absurdism, british, british tv, comedy team, absurd humor, singer, song, comedian, parody ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%