Movies and TV shows like Probe

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Probe (1988)
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Probe (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Probe is a 1988 American television pilot and subsequent TV series, created by television mystery writer William Link and noted science fiction author Isaac Asimov. It aired on ABC. Michael B. Wagner, a veteran television writer, wrote the two-hour pilot, and became Executive Producer for the series. The pilot and series starred Parker Stevenson as Austin James, a misanthropic genius who solved high tech crimes, and Ashley Crow as James' new secretary Mickey Castle. The show began as a mid-season replacement and was canceled after a two-month run of the pilot and six episodes. Entire episodes have made their way on the internet through video-sharing sites such as YouTube. Some episodes of the show revolved around Serendip, a company founded by Austin that he has no interest in running. Mickey, his Serendip-appointed secretary, plays Watson to Austin's Holmes.
Plot: conspiracy, genius, scientist, inventor, investigator, computer, secretary, deduction, assistant, warehouse, weirdo, private investigator, photographic memory, platonic relationship, crime solving, male female partnership, naivete, naive woman, short lived

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Most similar movies to Probe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about investigation, crimes, murder, partners, murder mystery, mystery and crime solving mostly in Comedy, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Probe: Get Smart (1995), Psych (2006), Trial & Error (2017), Guilty Party (2021), The Michael Richards Show (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Get Smart (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Get Smart is a short-lived American comedy television series that aired in 1995 on FOX. The series was a sequel to the original Get Smart television series that ran from 1965 to 1970. The series premiered on January 8, 1995 and ended its original ...
Style: sitcom, parody
Plot: satire, secret agents, spy, spy spoof, james bond spoof, television flop, short lived
Time: 90s
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95%
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Psych (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Thanks to his police officer father's efforts, Shawn Spencer spent his childhood developing a keen eye for detail (and a lasting dislike of his dad). Years later, Shawn's frequent tips to the police lead to him being falsely accused of a ...
Style: exciting, witty, talky, not serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, investigation, best friends, friends, private detective, intelligence, buddies, who done it, talented, prodigy, friendship, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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84%
HPI Haut Potentiel Intellectuel (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
TV show
Story: Morgane is 38 years old. She raises her 3 children alone. She manages (or not) her 2 exes and her various credits. Her 160 IQ scores spoil her life a bit until the day when Morgane sees her destiny as a cleaning lady turned upside down. Her ...
Style: captivating, humorous, tense, entertaining
Plot: female detective, police detective, single parent, genius, crime solving, whodunit, police, single mother, uncover truth, fighting crime, investigation, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Trial & Error (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A bright-eyed New York lawyer takes his first big case defending an eccentric poetry professor accused of murdering his wife.
Style: absurd, surprise ending, humorous, witty, parody ...
Plot: lawyer, satire, absurd humor, murder trial, court, murder, weirdo, murder mystery, small town, rise to the top, ambition, hotshot lawyer ...
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Guilty Party (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Beth Burgess, a discredited journalist, is desperate to salvage her career by latching on to the story of a young mother sentenced to life in prison for maiming and murdering her husband, crimes she claims she didn't commit. In trying to ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: murder investigation, investigative journalism, investigative reporter, framed for murder, investigation, uncover truth, career, murder mystery, journalism, mystery, crime solving, prison ...
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71%
The Michael Richards Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Michael Richards Show is a sitcom that debuted on NBC in 2000. The show starred Michael Richards as reality-challenged but successful private detective Vic Nardozza who gets the job done despite his unconventional methods.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: private detective, investigation, goofy hero, crimes, nothing goes right, workplace, workplace situations, private investigator, partners, disorder, television flop, short lived ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
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71%
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Dirk Gently (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Dirk Gently is a British comedy detective drama TV series based on characters from the Dirk Gently novels by Douglas Adams. The series was created by Howard Overman and stars Stephen Mangan as holistic detective Dirk Gently and Darren Boyd as his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, touching ...
Plot: private detective, time travel, investigation, mystery, unconventional method, investigator, crimes, murder mystery, friendship, sherlock holmes, superhero, occult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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70%
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Murderville (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 33 min.
TV show
Story: Eccentric detective Terry Seattle teams up with clueless celebrity guest stars to investigate a series of murders in this improvisational crime comedy.
Style: funny, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, satirical ...
Plot: satire, murder, crime investigation, teamwork, amateur detective, murder investigation, detective inspector, sleuth, investigation, celebrity, forensics, police partner ...
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68%
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The Afterparty (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: When a high school reunion’s afterparty ends in a stunning death, everyone is a suspect. A detective grills the former classmates one by one, uncovering potential motives as each tells their version of the story—culminating in the shocking truth.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, funny, humorous
Plot: suspect, murder, murder mystery, uncover truth, crime solving, ex classmate ex classmate relationship, mystery, suspicion of murder, classmate, murder suspect, murder investigation, crime investigation ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
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68%
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Monk (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Adrian Monk was once a rising star with the San Francisco Police Department, legendary for using unconventional means to solve the department's most baffling cases. But after the tragic (and still unsolved) murder of his wife Trudy, he ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, odd ...
Plot: investigation, mental illness, private detective, mastermind, talented, police investigation, prodigy, unconventional method, murder, riddles and clues, intelligence, investigator ...
Time: 2000s, future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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62%
The Mysteries of Laura (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Laura Diamond, a brilliant NYPD homicide detective balances her “Columbo” day job with a crazy family life that includes two unruly twin boys and a soon-to-be ex-husband — also a cop — who just can't seem to sign the divorce papers. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: female detective, homicide detective, mischievous children, police station, police investigation, ex husband, family relations, crimes, partners, female protagonist, single parent, policewoman ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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60%
Swedish Dicks (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Two unlicensed Swedish private investigators try to make a living in Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: private investigator, crime investigation, investigator, track down, friendship, vengeance, evidence, murder mystery, escapades, murder investigation, police investigation, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
My Life Is Murder (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Investigator Alexa Crowe, cannot help fighting the good fight – whether it is solving murders or combatting the small frustrations of everyday life. Fearless and unapologetic, Alexa's unique skills and insights into the darker quirks of human ...
Style: non-linear, light, confusing, colourful, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female detective, crime investigation, murder investigation, investigator, investigation, secrets, murder mystery, unsolved crime, private investigation, escapades, uncover truth, secret ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Bored to Death (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Jonathan Ames, a young Brooklyn writer, is feeling lost. He's just gone through a painful break-up, thanks in part to his drinking, can't write his second novel, and carouses too much with his magazine editor. Rather than face reality, ...
Style: humorous, witty, intellectual, semi serious, neo noir ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, friendship, riddles and clues, career change, drinking problem, lifestyle change, depression, writers, amateur detective, lifestyle, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
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52%
Beyond Westworld (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Beyond Westworld was a short-lived 1980 television series that carried on the stories of the two feature films, Westworld and Futureworld. It featured Jim McMullan as Security Chief John Moore of the Delos Corporation. The story revolved around John ...
Plot: conspiracy, infiltration, evil scientist, androids, cyberpunk, cowboy, robot, mad scientist, amusement park, male female partnership
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50%
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Nero Wolfe (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Interesting modern actualization made by Italian broadcasting service (RAI) of immortal, well-known characters created by the genial American novelist Rex Stout.
Style: stylized, twists and turns, captivating, witty, psychological
Plot: deduction, partners, friendship, friends, teamwork, mastermind, riddles and clues, intelligence, eccentricity, police detective, investigation, private detective ...
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49%
 7.8
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Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, intellectual, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: forensics, investigation, fbi, partners, partners against crime, scientist, expert, crime investigation, teamwork, police investigation, killings, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 7K
Ghosted (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A skeptic is forced to work with a firm believer of the paranormal on unexplained occurrences in Los Angeles.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, funny ...
Plot: security guard, missing wife, investigation, paranormal phenomena, buddy cop, partners, fantasy world, secret agents, monster, contests and competitions, life turned upside down, chance meeting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 8.4
 11K
Terriers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ex-cop and recovering alcoholic Hank Dolworth partners with his best friend, former criminal Britt Pollack, in an unlicensed private investigation business. The series is set in Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, although it is portrayed as a ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, investigation, private detective, private investigator, crimes, suspicion, team, buddies, investigator, teamwork, murder, murder mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san diego california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
World on a Wire (1973)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: West Germany
Duration: 212 min.
TV show
Story: Cybernetics engineer Fred Stiller uncovers a massive corporate conspiracy involving a virtual reality computer project.
Style: surreal, art house, philosophical, mind bending, cerebral ...
Plot: cyberpunk, virtual reality, distopia, cybernetics, advanced technology, identity theft, identity, computer, surrealism, existential crisis, immortality, conspiracy ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Hathaway, a hardboiled private investigator, and his rookie sidekick Lu Shakespeare form the unlikeliest of partnerships as they investigate the secrets of rural Warwickshire's residents.
Style: feel good, witty, captivating, ironic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private investigator, investigation, female detective, partners, eccentricity, adventure, mystery, unconventional method, murder mystery, female police detective, british police, sleuth ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
TV show
Story: A stranded spaceship pilot captured by mad scientists survives a blitz of cheesy B movies by riffing on them with his funny robot pals.
Style: parody, futuristic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: space and aliens, outer space, robot, satire, monkey, love, halloween, artificial intelligence, mad scientist, space station, puppetry, silly humor ...
Time: future, 90s, 80s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
People of Earth (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Skeptical journalist Ozzie Graham investigates a support group for alien abductees to write about the members' supposed encounters. The more he digs into their oddball claims, the more he realizes there is truth in their stories and possibly ...
Style: semi serious, funny, ironic, captivating, satirical
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, support group, alien contact, journalist, skeptic, society, screwball, small town, interracial couple, tv show, satire, alien invasion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Upload (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the future where humans are able to “upload” themselves into their preferred choice of afterlife, Nathan meets his early death and is greeted by Nora in his version of heaven. Follow the two as Nathan grows accustomed to life away from his ...
Style: humorous, romantic, futuristic, light, intellectual ...
Plot: virtual reality, life after death, hi-tech, afterlife, virtual world, looking for sex, uncover truth, love interest, love and romance, murder, betrayal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: near future, 2030s, future, 2020s
Place: brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Father Dowling Mysteries (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Father Dowling Mysteries is an American television mystery series that aired from January 20, 1989 to May 2, 1991. Prior to the series, a TV movie aired on November 30, 1987. For its first season, the show was on NBC; it moved to ABC for its last ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: religion, priest, nun, murder, religions or cults, crimes, society, mystery, clergy, housekeeper, sister, catholic church ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Beverly Hills Buntz (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Beverly Hills Buntz is a spinoff from Hill Street Blues. It aired on NBC during the 1987–88 season.
Style: sitcom
Plot: private investigator, ex cop, private detective, tough cop, investigation, television flop
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Jacob Hood is a brilliant biophysicist and special science advisor to the government who investigates scientific crises and oddities. His crusade is to protect the substance of science against those who would abuse and misuse scientific ...
Style: serious, captivating, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: scientist, fbi, mad scientist, save the day, misfit partners, law enforcement, reluctant partners, investigation, supernatural, partners against crime, government agency, bio weapon ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) is a British Comedy Drama series, produced by Working Title Films for BBC One. It is a remake of the 1960s television series Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) and stars Vic Reeves as Hopkirk and Bob Mortimer as Randall, ...
Style: enigmatic, captivating, humorous, suspense
Plot: ghost, supernatural power, private investigator, supernatural, crime investigation, partner, private detective, paranormal investigation, partners against crime, detective agency, private investigation, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 5K
Private Eyes (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Ex-pro hockey player Matt Shade irrevocably changes his life when he teams up with fierce P.I. Angie Everett to form an unlikely investigative powerhouse.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, semi serious, tense, suspense
Plot: private detective, investigation, partners, male female relationship, private investigator, partners against crime, crime investigation, murder mystery, couple relations, fighting crime, murder investigation, crimes ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.3
 130K
White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: fbi, mastermind, art thief, partners, investigation, unlikely partners, cons and scams, expert, talented, law enforcement, intelligence, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%