Movies and TV shows like Love, Sidney

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Love, Sidney (1981)
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Love, Sidney (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Love, Sidney is an American situation comedy which ran on NBC from October 28, 1981 until June 6, 1983. The series was based on a short story written by Marilyn Cantor Baker, which was subsequently adapted into a TV movie entitled Sidney Shorr: A Girl's Best Friend, which NBC aired on October 5, 1981, a few weeks before the series premiered. The premise involved a gay man and his relationship with a single mother and her five year-old daughter whom he invites to live with him. Tony Randall stars as Sidney Shorr, with Swoosie Kurtz as Laurie Morgan and Kaleena Kiff as her daughter Patti. The series was produced by Warner Bros. Television. Love, Sidney was the first program on American television to feature a gay character as the central lead, although for the series, Sidney's homosexuality was almost entirely downplayed from its subtle yet unmistakable presence in the two-hour pilot.
Style: sitcom
Plot: single mother, gay, friendship, family relations, homosexual, artist, girl, little girl, actress, mother daughter relationship, gay lead character, single parent, roommate, friend, surrogate father, apartment, father figure, gay man straight woman relationship
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Love, Sidney

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, single mother, single parent, friendship, friends, female protagonist and couples mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Love, Sidney: Kate & Allie (1984), Here's Lucy (1968), Jesse (1998), Gloria (1982), Julia (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kate & Allie (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kate & Allie is an American television situation comedy which ran from March 19, 1984, to May 22, 1989. Kate & Allie first aired on CBS as a midseason replacement series and only six episodes were initially commissioned, but the favorable ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: single parent, friendship, family relations, female friendship, single mother, couples, thirtysomething life, friends, city life, feminism, teenage life, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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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: single mother, employment agency, female protagonist, widow, mother daughter relationship
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california
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Jesse (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jesse Warner is a 26-year-old single mother juggling between her job, her dreams and her family responsibilities.
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: single mother, couples, strong female presence, rivalry, best friends, love and romance, single parent, workplace, starting over, bar, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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58%
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Gloria (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gloria is an American situation comedy that lasted one season on CBS, from September 1982 to April 1983. It starred Sally Struthers, reprising her role as Gloria Stivic, the daughter of Archie Bunker on the hugely successful 1970s sitcom All in the ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: single mother, veterinarian, small town, dentist, woman
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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56%
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Julia (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Julia is an American sitcom notable for being one of the first weekly series to depict an African American woman in a non-stereotypical role. Previous television series featured African American lead characters, but the characters were usually ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: nurse, single mother, widow, african american, vietnam war, female protagonist, war widow, sexy nurse
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s
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54%
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Phyllis (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Phyllis is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 8, 1975 to March 13, 1977. Created by Ed Weinberger and Stan Daniels. it was the second spin-off series from The Mary Tyler Moore Show. The show starred Cloris Leachman as ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: in-laws, single mother, supervisor, mother daughter relationship, widow, in laws, mother in law daughter in law relationship, grandmother
Place: san francisco
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54%
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Cybill (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cybill is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre, which aired on CBS from January 2, 1995, to July 13, 1998. Starring, Cybill Shepherd, the show revolves around the life of Cybill Sheridan, a twice-divorced single mother of two and ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, family relations, friends, best friends, artists and showbiz, gender, actor's life, strong female presence, parents and children, family life, feminism, aspiring actor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles
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51%
The Odd Couple (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Odd Couple is a television situation comedy broadcast from September 24, 1970 to March 7, 1975 on ABC. It stars Tony Randall as Felix Unger and Jack Klugman as Oscar Madison, and was the first of several developed by Garry Marshall for Paramount ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, witty, not serious ...
Plot: odd couple, slacker, screwball, separated, lifestyle, partners, buddies, unlikely partners, workplace, love and romance, friends, cult ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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How to Live with Your Parents (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Polly is a single mom who has recently divorced. The transition hasn't been easy for her, especially in this economy. So, like a lot of young people living in this new reality, she and her daughter, Natalie, have moved back home with her ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: single mother, starting over, parents and children, family life, eccentric family, family relations, single parent, hopes, family, living with parents, strong female presence, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Ben and Kate (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ben and Kate are a pair of odd-couple siblings - one, a responsible single mom; the other, an exuberant dreamer - who reunite to help raise Kate's daughter.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, sentimental, sitcom
Plot: nanny, family relations, single mother, lifestyle, single parent, siblings relations, sibling relationship, interracial friendship, mother daughter relationship, uncle niece relationship, silly humor, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, humorous ...
Plot: workplace, diner, single mother, strong female presence, single parent, hopes, best friends, starting over, parents and children, workplace situations, friendship, friends ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
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Better Things (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sam Fox is a single, working actor with no filter trying to raise her three daughters – Max, Frankie and Duke – in Los Angeles. She is mom, dad, referee and the cops.
Style: light, humorous, sincere, touching
Plot: single mother, parent child relationship, family relations, mother daughter relationship, family values, mischievous children, social issues, dating, actress, family problems, female protagonist, woman ...
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48%
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Oh, Grow Up (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Oh, Grow Up is a sitcom that aired on ABC from September to December 1999. Created by Alan Ball, who would later go on to win an Academy Award for writing American Beauty and also create the hit HBO series Six Feet Under, the show was based on his ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: roommate, thirty something, male friendship, friendship between men, gay interest, homosexual, ex wife, gay friend
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Doris Day Show (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Doris Day Show is an American sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 1968 until March 1973, remaining on the air for five seasons and 128 episodes. In addition to showcasing Doris Day, the show is remembered for ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: single parent, single mother, workplace romance, countryside, battle of the sexes, romance, workplace, media, journalism, boss and employee, city life, friendship ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa
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I Hate My Teenage Daughter (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: I Hate My Teenage Daughter is an American sitcom that ran on Fox from November 30, 2011 to March 20, 2012. It aired at the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm timeslot after The X Factor. The series stars Jaime Pressly and Katie Finneran. On May 10, 2012, Fox canceled ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, sitcom
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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227 (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 227 is an American situation comedy that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, until May 6, 1990. The series stars Marla Gibbs as a sharp-tongued, inner-city resident gossip and housewife, Mary Jenkins. It was produced by Embassy ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Valerie Tyler is a 28-year-old organization freak who loves her 16-year-old sister Holly. Even if Holly is rambunctious. Spontaneous. Impulsive. Disconcerting. And definitely disorganized. Then Holly moves in with Val, and the sisters discover they ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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You Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: You Wish is an American fantasy sitcom that ran from September 26, 1997 to June 23, 1998. It started as part of ABC's TGIF programming on Friday nights for the fall of 1997, along with Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Boy Meets World, and Teen Angel.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat
Plot: genie, magic, miraculous event, imaginary, wish come true, supernatural ability, family relations, single parent, youth, single mother, desire, television ...
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The Upper Hand (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Upper Hand is a British television sitcom, produced by Central Independent Television and Columbia Pictures Television and broadcast by ITV from 1990 to 1996. The programme was adapted from the American sitcom Who's the Boss?. As in the ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: family relations, ogre, british humour, household, advertising executive, businesswoman, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, single parent, housekeeper, three generations, single mother ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Wayans Bros. (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Wayans Bros. is a situation comedy that aired from January 1995 to May 1999 on The WB. The series starred real-life brothers Shawn and Marlon Wayans. Both brothers were already well-known from the sketch comedy show In Living Color that was ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: african american, family relations, workplace situations, interracial relations, love and romance, workplace, college, siblings relations, couples, success, bet, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
One Day at a Time (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In a reimagining of the TV classic, a newly single Latina mother raises her teen daughter and tween son with the "help" of her old-school mom.
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, light
Plot: single mother, feminism, family drama, depression, gay teenager, coming out, latinx lead, veteran, ex soldier, latin, hispanic american, latina ...
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41%
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Bent (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bent is an American romantic comedy television series that ran on NBC from March 21 to April 4, 2012. The series was created by Tad Quill and stars Amanda Peet as a recently divorced lawyer and David Walton as the irresponsible general contractor ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: opposites attract, romance, starting over, single parent, couples, hopes, parents and children, family relations, womanizer, single mother, surfing, living with parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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40%
The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Single working mom Christine Campbell has just learned that her ex is dating a much younger woman with the same first name. To avoid any confusion, the new girlfriend is dubbed New Christine, which leaves her with the unfortunate nickname Old ...
Style: sitcom, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents separation, ex couple relations, family relations, lifestyle, friendship, singleness, parents and children, single parent, owner, thirtysomething life, couples, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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40%
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The Tracy Morgan Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season after 18 episodes.
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, family life, workplace, parents and children, working class, auto repair, family business, friendship, workplace situations, stand up comedian, african american, car
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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39%
Raised by Wolves (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set on a Wolverhampton council estate, Raised By Wolves is modern day reimagining of the childhood of Caitlin Moran and her brothers and sisters. Single-mum Della lives in a three bedroom council house with Germaine, Aretha, Yoko, Mariah, Wyatt and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family relations, teenage life, single parent, youth, single mother, coming of age, profanity, strong female presence, siblings relations, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Gregory Hines Show (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Gregory Hines Show is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS. The series premiered on Monday, September 15, 1997 before airing on September 19, 1997 as a part of the network's Block Party Friday night lineup. It ended its run on ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: dating, single father, family relations, african american, friend, male female relationship, father son relationship, black family
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Romantically Challenged (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Romantically Challenged is a comedy television series, which ran on ABC from April 19, 2010 to May 17, 2010. It is set in Pittsburgh and created by Ricky Blitt, who is also the show's head writer. The show stars Alyssa Milano. ABC officially ...
Style: not serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, sitcom
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, couples, couple relations, lifestyle, romance, family relations, buddies, manhood, love and romance, single parent, wannabe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh
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36%
The Jeffersons (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Jeffersons is an American sitcom that was broadcast on CBS from January 18, 1975, through July 2, 1985, lasting 11 seasons and a total of 253 episodes. The show was produced by the T.A.T. Communications Company from 1975–1982 and by Embassy ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: family relations, maid, interracial relations, society, family life, city life, couple relations, urban, lifestyle, designer, temperamental, living with parents ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Archie Bunker's Place is an American sitcom originally broadcast on the CBS network, conceived in 1979 as a spin-off and continuation of All in the Family. While not as popular as its predecessor, the show maintained a large enough audience to ...
Style: sitcom, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bar, workplace situations, working class, satire, disorder, friends, family relations, friendship, eccentric family, family life, workplace, partners ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Other Two (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An aspiring actor and his sister Brooke, a former professional dancer, try to find their place in the world while wrestling with their feelings about their 13-year-old brother Chase's sudden rise to internet fame.
Style: funny, light, sincere, sweet, situational comedy ...
Plot: gay brother, gay lead character, family relations, brother sister relationship, siblings relations, parents and children, gay relationship, ambition, family problems, sex, actor
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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33%