Movies and TV shows like Payne

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Payne (1999)
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Payne (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Payne is an American television series, patterned after the British program Fawlty Towers. It starred American actor John Larroquette, who portrayed assistant district attorney Dan Fielding on the American television program Night Court. Larroquette was also an executive producer for the series. Payne was a mid-season replacement on CBS and aired in March and April 1999. The show also starred JoBeth Williams, Julie Benz and Rick Batalla. Despite fairly positive reception, and receiving the blessing of John Cleese, who agreed to take a recurring role if the show was renewed, Payne was quickly cancelled. Nine episodes were filmed; eight were aired. The show is not available on DVD.
Style: sitcom
Plot: hotel, husband wife relationship, bellhop, hotel owner
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california

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Most similar movies to Payne

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sitcom, humorous, realistic and semi serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, friends, workplace, african american, husband wife relationship, workplace situations and friendship mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Payne: The Ropers (1979), Checking In (1981), Cosby (1996), Oh Madeline (1983), Bagdad Cafe (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Ropers (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Ropers is an American sitcom that ran from March 13, 1979 to May 22, 1980 on ABC. The series is a spin-off of Three's Company and based on the British sitcom George and Mildred. The series focused on middle-aged couple Stanley and Helen ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: husband wife relationship, redheaded woman
Place: los angeles, southern california
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95%
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Checking In (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Checking In is an American sitcom that aired on CBS in April 1981. The series is a spin-off of The Jeffersons, which itself had spun off from All in the Family.
Style: sitcom
Plot: hotel, housekeeper, black cast, tv show, short lived
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.2
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Cosby (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cosby is an American situation comedy television series broadcast on CBS from September 16, 1996 to April 28, 2000, loosely based on the British sitcom One Foot in the Grave. The program stars Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashād, who previously worked ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: elderly, family relations, couples, retiring, aging, family, lifestyle, family life, couple relations, unemployment, parents and children, retirement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Oh Madeline (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Oh Madeline was an American sitcom that was broadcast on ABC from September 27, 1983 to March 13, 1984. Starring Madeline Kahn, the show revolved around Madeline Wayne, a housewife bored after 10 years of marriage to Charlie, a sweet but square man ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: housewife, husband wife relationship, redhead
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Bagdad Cafe (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bagdad Cafe is an American television sitcom starring Whoopi Goldberg and Jean Stapleton. The series premiered March 30, 1990 on CBS. The show is based on the 1987 Percy Adlon film Bagdad Cafe.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: desert, cafe, strong female presence, friendship, introspection, redemption, hopes, best friends, misfit, friends, hotel, restaurant ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Jamie Foxx Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: hotel, family business, friends, workplace situations, wooing, workplace romance, performer's life, love and romance, workplace, artists and showbiz, ambition, desire for fame ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Dear John (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dear John is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from 1988 to 1992. The series was based on the British sitcom of the same name. Dear John was retitled Dear John USA when it was shown in the UK. During its four-season run, the series was bounced to ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: support group, divorce, down on your luck, looking for love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, remarry, couples, friends, breakup
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 671
It's Your Move (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: It's Your Move is an American sitcom starring Jason Bateman, Tricia Cast, Caren Kaye, Ernie Sabella, David Garrison, and Garrett Morris. The show originally aired on NBC from 1984 to 1985.
Style: sitcom, teen comedy
Plot: tv show, teen rebel, short lived
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Three's Company (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three's Company is an American sitcom that aired from March 15, 1977, to September 18, 1984, on ABC. It is based on the British sitcom, Man About the House. The story revolves around three single roommates: Janet Wood, Chrissy Snow and Jack ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, comedy of errors, farce, secretary, chef, roommate, twentysomething life, singleness, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, hidden identity, friends ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, southern california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The John Larroquette Show (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The John Larroquette Show is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from September 2, 1993 until October 30, 1996. Created by Don Reo, the show was a vehicle for John Larroquette following his run as Dan Fielding on Night Court. The series ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, talky, tragicomedy ...
Plot: recovering alcoholic, misfit, workplace, social misfits, society, workplace situations, friendship, dark humor, friends, nightshift, policewoman, male protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Golden Palace (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Golden Palace is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 18, 1992, to May 14, 1993. The show is a spin-off of the sitcom The Golden Girls, continuing the story from that series. CBS cancelled the spin-off in 1993 after one ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: elderly, hotel, chef, workplace situations, friendship, streetwise, strong female presence, blacks and whites, business venture, remarry, friends, golden years ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa, minnesota, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
What's Happening!! (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: What's Happening!! is an American television sitcom that aired on ABC from August 5, 1976 to April 28, 1979. The show premiered as a summer series. With good ratings and reviews, and after the failure of several other shows on the network, ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, nothing goes right, buddies, youth, partners, single parent, disorder, friends, family relations, working class, friendship between men ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Clueless (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Clueless is a television series spun off from the 1995 teen film of the same name. The series originally premiered on ABC on September 20, 1996 as a part of the TGIF lineup during its first season. The show then spent its last two seasons on UPN ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, fashion, family relations, shopping, friends, shopping mall, lifestyle, best friends, youth, coming of age, shallowness, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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704 Hauser (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 704 Hauser is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from April to May 1994. A spin-off of All in the Family, the series is built around the concept of a black family, the Cumberbatches, moving into the former Queens home of Archie Bunker years after ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: culture clash, conservative, generation gap, liberal, controversy, black family, television flop
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Grady (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grady is an spin-off of the sitcom, Sanford and Son. In this series, Fred Sanford's widower friend Grady moves out of Watts and moves in with his daughter and her family in Westwood. Executive producer Norman Lear served as a consultant to the ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: middle class, african american, family relations, male protagonist, african american protagonist, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, father daughter relationship, father in law son in law relationship
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Are You Being Served? Again! (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Grace & Favour is a British sitcom sequel to the long-running series Are You Being Served? It aired on BBC1 for two series from 1992 to 1993 and marked the return of Are You Being Served? creators and writers Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: estate, hotel, countryside, english countryside, retired, social relations, disorder, staff, human nature, workplace situations, family business, store ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Royal Family (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Royal Family is an American sitcom starring Redd Foxx and Della Reese. The series was created and produced by Eddie Murphy, as part of a development deal Murphy had with CBS, and produced by Paramount Television, the television arm of Paramount ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, aging, family life, parents and children, elderly, living with parents, post office, comeback, african american, black family, short lived
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Private Benjamin (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Private Benjamin is an American sitcom based on the movie of the same name. The show aired on CBS from April 6, 1981, to January 10, 1983. Eileen Brennan, who reprised her role from the film, won an Emmy and Golden Globe Award for her work on the ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: military life, military, army life, soldier, silly humor, strong female presence, comedy of errors, feminism, self discovery, fish out of water, military base, officers and cadets ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Here's Lucy (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Here's Lucy is Lucille Ball's third network television sitcom. It ran on CBS from 1968 to 1974.
Style: sitcom
Plot: employment agency, single mother, female protagonist, widow, mother daughter relationship
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Blansky's Beauties (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Blansky's Beauties is an American sitcom which aired on the ABC network in 1977. The main character of the series was introduced in an episode of Happy Days, and the show is thus a spin-off, although The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: showgirl, exotic dancer, casino, hotel, backstage
Time: 70s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Executive Stress (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Executive Stress is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1986 to 1988. Produced by Thames Television, it first aired on 20 October 1986. After three series, the last episode aired on 27 December 1988. Written by George Layton, Executive Stress ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: workplace, husband wife relationship, office, marriage, secret marriage, middle aged woman, british humour
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Paper Moon (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Paper Moon is a short-lived situation comedy which aired on ABC during the fall of 1974, starring Christopher Connelly and Jodie Foster in the roles of Moses Pray and his presumed daughter, Addie. The series is based on the 1973 Peter Bogdanovich ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: con artists, great depression, road trip, father daughter relationship, american midwest
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Hughleys (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Hughleys is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 22, 1998 to April 28, 2000 and on the UPN network from September 11, 2000 to May 20, 2002. It starred comedian D. L. Hughley as the main character, Darryl Hughley, and Elise Neal as ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, society, suburbs, salesman, comedian, friend, stand up comedian, father daughter relationship, african american, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sanford and Son (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sanford and Son is an American sitcom, based on the BBC's Steptoe and Son, that ran on the NBC television network from January 14, 1972, to March 25, 1977. Known for its edgy racial humor, running gags and catch phrases, the series was adapted ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, talky, sincere ...
Plot: working class, family business, friendship, parents and children, family life, generation gap, living with parents, odd couple, reluctant partners, partners, workplace, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, south central los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Nine to Five (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 9 to 5 is an American situation comedy based on the 1980 film of the same name. The series aired on ABC from 1982 to 1983, and in first-run syndication from 1986 to 1988. 9 to 5 features Rachel Dennison, Dolly Parton's younger sister, in ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: battle of the sexes, sexual harassment, business, office, businessman, businesswoman, secretary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 5K
Alice (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Alice is an American sitcom television series that ran from August 31, 1976 to March 19, 1985 on CBS. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The show stars Linda Lavin in the title role, a widow who moves with her ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, talky, witty ...
Plot: diner, workplace, single mother, strong female presence, starting over, single parent, best friends, hopes, family relations, friends, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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House Calls (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: House Calls is an American sitcom that lasted three seasons and 57 episodes, from December 17, 1979 to May 27, 1982, on CBS television, produced by Universal Television and based upon the 1978 feature film of the same name.
Style: sitcom
Plot: hospital, doctor, on off relationship, clumsy, patient, medical, surgeon, dental mask, medical mask, english, latex gloves, surgical mask ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 14K
Night Court (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Night Court is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from January 4, 1984 to May 31, 1992. The setting was the night shift of a Manhattan court, presided over by the young, unorthodox Judge Harold T. "Harry" Stone. It ...
Style: sitcom, talky, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: courtroom, jazz, legal, workplace, legal action, district attorney, unconventional method, up and down relationship, power relations, lawyers and clients, workplace situations, nightshift ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
George and Mildred (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: George and Mildred is a British sitcom produced by Thames Television that aired from 1976 to 1979. It was a spin-off from Man About the House and starred Brian Murphy and Yootha Joyce as an ill-matched married couple, George and Mildred Roper. The ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: neighbor, married couple, husband wife relationship, british, british humour
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Jenny (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jenny is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from 1997 to 1998. The series was intended to be a star vehicle for Playboy Playmate Jenny McCarthy. It was rated TV-MA.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, inheritance, female protagonist
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%