Movies and TV shows like Second City Television

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Second City Television (1976)
 8.5
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Second City Television (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: parody, absurd
Plot: impersonation, celebrity, satire, television, absurd humor, tv show, entertainment, pop culture, irreverence, guest, absurdism, social satire, celebrity impersonation, showbiz, bespectacled male, joke, man with glasses, actress playing multiple roles, woman with glasses, tv station, comedy team, canadian humor

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out parody, humorous, not serious and realistic films and TV series with plots about satire, joke, social satire, pop culture, irreverence, comedian and absurd humor mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Second City Television: SCTV Channel (1983), SCTV Network 90 (1981), The Best of SCTV (1988), Viva Variety (1997), The New Show (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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SCTV Channel (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The staff of Melonville's TV station put on programming that is unique in its own silly way. A spin off of "SCTV Network 90" that starts when "SCTV" mastermind Guy Cabellaro announces that he's turning his station into ...
Style: parody
Plot: absurdism, tv station, absurd humor, tv, sketch, canadian humor, television, irreverence, pop culture, showbiz, tv show, celebrity ...
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95%
SCTV Network 90 (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: After a successful Canadian run as Second City TV on Global and SCTV on CBC, the cast packed up and moved to America (theoretically) when NBC offered them a timeslot under the title SCTV Network 90. With them, they brought their unique, quirky ...
Style: parody, absurd
Plot: joke, beer, actress playing multiple roles, absurd humor, irreverence, celebrity, man with glasses, showbiz, woman with glasses, sex, absurdism, political unrest ...
Place: canada
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The Best of SCTV (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Guy Caballero and Edith Prickley try to persuade the FCC to renew SCTV's license.
Style: parody
Plot: canadian humor, actress playing multiple roles, joke, celebrity, tv show, reunion, pop culture, sketch, tv, celebrity impersonation, impersonation, compilation ...
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 6.9
 298
Viva Variety (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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.
Style: parody
Plot: society, surrealism, television, comedy team, irreverence, comedian, joke, stereotypes, duo, male female relationship, variety, stereotype ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 69
The New Show (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The New Show is a NBC sketch comedy show produced by Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels, which ran for only one season from January 6 to March 23, 1984. Apart from being 60 minutes in length and entirely pre-recorded, the show is similar in ...
Style: parody
Plot: pop culture, absurdism, social satire, monologue, joke, sex, comedian, stand up comedian, celebrity, actress playing multiple roles, comedienne, satire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.1
 542
Bizarre (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: parody, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: satire, society, tv show, celebrity guests, studio, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity, silly humor, audience participation, actor playing himself, female nudity, irreverence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 63
The UCB Show (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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: alternative comedy, parody, live comedy
Plot: sketch, monologue, political satire, pop culture, actress playing multiple roles, celebrity, absurdism, late night, social satire, live audience, irreverence, stand up ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Ben Stiller Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 306 min.
TV show
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: parody, alternative comedy
Plot: disorder, media, backstage, stereotypes, family relations, radio broadcasting, talking to the camera, actress, celebrity guests, comedienne, friendship, comedian ...
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 524
Super Dave (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Super Dave is a Canadian/American variety show starring and hosted by the fictional character Super Dave Osborne. It ran from 1987 to 1991 on Showtime in the US and the Global Television Network in Canada. Super Dave was spun off from the sketch ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, tv show, adventurer, media, extreme sport, disorder, lifestyle, nothing goes right, chaos and mayhem, chaos, showbiz, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 186
CODCO (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: CODCO was a Canadian comedy troupe from Newfoundland, best known for a sketch comedy series which aired on CBC Television from 1987 to 1992. Founded as a theatrical revue in 1973, CODCO drew on the province's cultural history of ...
Style: parody
Plot: satire, social satire, pop culture, actress playing multiple roles, canadian humor, joke
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 505
Chocolate News (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: parody, not serious, humorous, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: satire, society, comedian, social satire, pop culture, journalist, fake news report, absurd humor, media, hip hop culture, media satire, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Saturday Night Live: Thanksgiving (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Karen is on first visit to new boyfriend's parents when she discovers something odd about his eating habits.
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, light, contemplative ...
Plot: joke, comedian, celebrity impersonation, irreverence, pop culture, celebrity, entertainment, social satire, archive footage, satire, compilation, retrospective
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Four on the Floor (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
TV show
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: parody
Plot: satire, song, irreverence, musical number, canadian humor, social satire, monologue, music video, singer, joke, absurdism, absurd humor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 256
Comedy Now! (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
TV show
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 ...
Style: parody, offbeat, humorous, live comedy, comic
Plot: state affairs, social relations, society, workplace, media, music, performance, absurdism, pop culture, social satire, stage performance, stand up comedian ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
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Kroll Show (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: parody, humorous, live comedy, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Saturday Night Live: The Best of Tom Hanks (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A collection of Tom Hanks sketches during his times hosting Saturday Night Live.
Style: parody
Plot: irreverence, retrospective, joke, comedian, pop culture, entertainment, social satire, celebrity, celebrity impersonation, satire, compilation, archive footage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: It is essentially the same concept as an English Monty Python's episode, but in German. The paintings by Albrecht Dürer, fall victim to silly animations. Little Red Riding Hood shows up too. A number of familiar sketches, including the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
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: parody, not serious, surreal, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A three-hour prime-time special celebrating SNL '​s fortieth year on the air.
Style: parody
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Exit 57 (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Not Only... But Also (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Not Only... But Also was a popular 1960s BBC British television series starring Peter Cook and Dudley Moore.
Style: surreal, parody
Plot: satire, duo, british tv, comedian, absurdism, singing, musician, irreverence, comedy team, stand up comedian, song, musical number ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Saturday Night Live: Halloween (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Saturday Night Live's Halloween Special will tingle your funnybone! Join hosts Wayne and Garth (aka Mike Myers and Dana Carvey) as they peek into the vaults of spooky mayhem and unearth hilarious comedy sketches from seasons past and present. ...
Style: parody
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Funny or Die Presents (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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, parody, light, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Showbiz Show with David Spade (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Showbiz Show with David Spade was a weekly television program on Comedy Central that starred comedian David Spade. It is a comedic parody of celebrity news programs such as Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood. The show was developed from ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, parody
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Richard Pryor Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, witty, biting, exciting, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Comic Garry Shandling draws upon his own talk show experiences to create the character of Larry Sanders, a paranoid, insecure host of a late night talk show. Larry, along with his obsequious TV sidekick Hank Kingsley and his fiercely protective ...
Style: parody, sitcom, humorous, clever, witty ...
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Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Medical Police (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 242 min.
TV show
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Style: parody, absurd
Plot: virus, doctor, farce, satire, deadpan, mission, fictional government agency, black ops, absurd humor, gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Above Average Presents (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Above Average is the comedy network for high quality funny videos from top comedians, stars and rising talent. From the makers of SNL, The Tonight Show, and more.
Style: parody
Plot: comedian, pop culture, joke, stand up comedian, social satire, satire
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Martin Short: Concert for the North Americas (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A made for Showtime network comedy special with numerous skits and music starring Martin Short and featuring a number of his fellow SCTV cast members. The special has skits with characters such as Ed Grimley, Jackie Rogers Jr., Jerry Lewis, and many ...
Style: parody
Plot: satire, actor playing himself, impersonation, variety show, celebrity, monologue, joke, social satire, improv, reunion, live performance, celebrity impersonation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%