Movies and TV shows like Birds of a Feather

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Birds of a Feather (1989)
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Birds of a Feather (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Birds of a Feather is a British sitcom that was broadcast on BBC One from 1989 until 1998 and on ITV from 2013. Starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson and Lesley Joseph, it was created by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, who also wrote some of the episodes along with many other writers. The first episode sees sisters Tracey Stubbs and Sharon Theodopolopodos brought together when their husbands are sent to prison for armed robbery. Sharon, who lived in an Edmonton council flat, moves into Tracey's expensive house in Chigwell, Essex. Their next-door neighbour, and later friend, Dorien Green is a middle-aged married woman who is constantly having affairs with younger men. In the later series the location is changed to Hainault. The series ended on Christmas Eve 1998 after a 9-year-run. On 3 March 2009, the The Mirror reported that the classic sitcom was set for a return reporting that Lesley Joseph, Pauline Quirke and Linda Robson have all been asked by the team behind the sitcom to make another series. Quirke was reported as saying that they were up for the challenge if the writers came up with good ideas. After this speculation of a return in early 2009 nothing more was said. However, in July 2012 Lesley Joseph hinted that Birds of a Feather could return for another series following a successful stage tour.
Style: sitcom
Plot: prison, marriage, suburbs, armed robbery, neighbor, affair, wife, husband, sister, council estate, sister sister relationship, british humour, sisters, greek, british tv, cockney accent

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Most similar movies to Birds of a Feather

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 british humour, marriage, neighbor, couples, suburbs, family relations and working class mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Birds of a Feather: In Sickness and in Health (1985), George and Mildred (1976), Agony (1979), On the Buses (1969), Fresh Fields (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
In Sickness and in Health (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In Sickness and in Health is a BBC television sitcom which ran between 1985 and 1992. It was a sequel to the highly successful Til Death Us Do Part, which ran between 1966 and 1975, and Till Death..., which ran for one series of six episodes in 1981.
Style: sitcom
Plot: council estate, sexist, daughter, husband, wife, milkman, flat, pension, widower, neighbor, church, catholic ...
Time: 1990s, 80s, 90s
Place: australia, london
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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, british, husband wife relationship, british humour
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Agony (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Agony is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1979 to 1981. It starred Maureen Lipman as a successful agony aunt but whose own personal life and marriage is a disaster. It was written by Len Richmond, Anna Raeburn, Stan Hey and Andrew Nickolds. ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: satire, mother, radio, marriage, magazine, columnist, male homosexuality, psychiatrist, british humour, secretary, office, jewish ...
Time: 80s, 70s
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78%
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On the Buses (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: On the Buses is a British comedy programme created by Ronald Wolfe and Ronald Chesney, broadcast in the United Kingdom from 1969 to 1973. The writers' previous successes with The Rag Trade and Meet the Wife were for the BBC, but the corporation ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: working class, sister, mother, working conditions, inspector, bachelor, working class family, bus, bus driver, marriage, worker, workplace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fresh Fields (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fresh Fields is a British situation comedy written by John T. Chapman and produced by Thames Television for ITV between 7 March 1984 and 23 October 1986. A ratings success at the time, the show is well remembered for its opening titles featuring a ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: marriage, mother in law son in law relationship, british, neighbor neighbor relationship, divorced parents, british humour, family home, middle aged, couples, suburbs, married couple, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own death. Returning in disguise after various attempts at finding a 'new life', he gets his old job back and finds nothing has ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: midlife crisis, faked death, workplace, suburbs, satire, hidden identity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, hopes, power relations, dull life, starting over ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Brady Brides (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Brady Brides is a spin-off sitcom of The Brady Bunch that aired on NBC from February 6, 1981 to April 17, 1981.
Style: sitcom
Plot: marriage, television flop, short lived
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Dear John (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Dear John is a British sitcom, written by John Sullivan. Two series and a special were broadcast between 1986 and 1987. This sitcom's title refers to letters - known as "Dear John" letters - from girls to their boyfriends breaking ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: affair, club, divorced man, support group, school teacher, british humour
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Love Thy Neighbour (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Love Thy Neighbour is a British sitcom, which was transmitted from 13 April 1972 until 22 January 1976, spanning seven series. The sitcom was produced by Thames Television for the ITV network. The principal cast included Jack Smethurst, Rudolph ...
Style: sitcom, sexy
Plot: pub, racism, friendship, racial issues, racial tension, neighbor, husband wife relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship, racial slur, working class, black british, immigrants ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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15 Storeys High (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 15 Storeys High is a critically acclaimed British sitcom, set in a tower block. The main characters are Vince Clark, a misanthropic, cynical recluse played by Sean Lock, and Errol Spears, Vince's exact opposite and whipping boy, played by ...
Style: sitcom, surreal
Plot: cynic, flat, vignette, neighbor, swimming pool, recluse, british humour, absurdism, surrealism, chinese, satire
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: middle aged woman, workplace, husband wife relationship, secret marriage, office, marriage, british humour
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Sykes (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sykes is a British sitcom that aired on BBC 1 from 1972 to 1979. Starring Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques, it was written by Sykes, who had previously starred with Jacques in Sykes and A... and Sykes and a Big, Big Show. Forty-three of the 1970s ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: twins, family relations, soccer, nosy, social relations, brother, sister, british humour, twin, neighbor
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Friday Night Dinner (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Two siblings share their Friday night dinners at their parents home and, somehow, something always goes wrong.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, nostalgic
Plot: family relations, family dinner, eccentric family, comedy of errors, parents and children, disorder, middle aged, marriage, social awkwardness, family gatherings, couple relations, grandparent and grandchild ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Karl & Co (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Following the events of the last episode of Mot i brøstet, Karl moves out of his old house and into a new apartment in downtown Oslo. There he gets acquainted with the chairman Ulf, the janitor Smestad and the cleaning maid Mrs. Frantzen. His ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: unemployment, joke, apartment building, businessman, neighbor, alcohol, friendship between men, cleaning lady, poet, new neighbor, salesman, brother sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? is a British sitcom which was broadcast between 9 January 1973 and 9 April 1974 on BBC1. It was the colour sequel to the mid-1960s hit The Likely Lads. It was created and written, as was its predecessor, by Dick ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friends, working class, marriage, workplace, society, grownups, buddies, factory worker, homecoming, middle class, friendship, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC. Centred on the life of eccentric, social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket, the sitcom follows her obsessive and determined attempts to impress in middle class ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: snob, family relations, eccentric family, social differences, siblings relations, working class, lifestyle, society, ambition, blind ambition, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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2point4 Children (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: 2point4 children is a 1990s British sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porter family; an average family that is persistently faced with surreal situations and sheer bad luck. The show was originally ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, couples, parents and children, couple relations, family life, eccentric family, family, husband wife relationship, family home, british humour, parenthood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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Barbara (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Barbara is a British sitcom starring Gwen Taylor in the title role. A pilot was broadcast in 1995, and three series were then televised from 1999 to 2003. It was made by Central Television, and filmed at their Lenton Lane studios in Nottingham in ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, family life, workplace situations, society, couples, perversion, couple relations, family, farce ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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La que se avecina (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: La que se avecina is a Spanish television comedy created by Alberto Caballero, Laura Caballero and Daniel Deorador. The TV-series focusing around the inhabitants of Mirador de Montepinar, a fictional building located on the outskirts of a big city. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: neighbor, psychologist, social relations, parents and children, lifestyle, apartment building, doorman, family life, family relations, suburban life, in-laws, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Saxondale (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Steve Coogan plays Tommy Saxondale: an ex-roadie with anger management issues and a pest-control business. Tommy is a little arrogant, a little egotistical and feels the world owes him more respect than it typically shows him. He has an assistant ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: suburbs, midlife crisis, self involved, dull life, unsuccessful, workplace, workplace situations, middle class, ex husband ex wife relationship, british humour, unfulfillment, disgruntled ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Good Neighbors (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The Good Life is a British sitcom produced by the BBC that ran from 1975 to 1978. It was written by Bob Larbey and John Esmonde. In 2004, it came 9th in Britain's Best Sitcom. In the United States, it aired on various PBS stations under the ...
Style: sitcom, witty, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: housewife, conservative, farm, couple relations, suburbs, suburban life, lifestyle, society, social misfits, couples, unconventional method, career change ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england
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Mum (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about a mother at a milestone in her life. We follow her and her family through a year of new beginnings as she rebuilds her life following the death of her husband. Mum is joined by her supportive life-long friend Michael. Through a year ...
Style: sitcom, light, humorous, sincere, captivating
Plot: british humour, mother, death of husband, family, brother sister relationship, eccentric family, love and romance, mother son relationship, new life, female protagonist, bereavement, widow ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Till Death Us Do Part (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Till Death Us Do Part is a ground-breaking British sitcom that aired on BBC1 from 1965 to 1975. First airing as a Comedy Playhouse pilot, the show aired in seven series until 1975. Six years later, ITV continued the sitcom, calling it Till Death.... ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: working class, satire, racism, conservative, pub, fanatic, daughter, husband, baby, wife, eccentric family, family life ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Desmond's (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Desmond's was a British television situation comedy broadcast by Channel 4 from 1989 to 1994. With 71 episodes, Desmond's became Channel 4's longest-running sitcom. The first series was shot in 1988, with the first episode broadcast ...
Style: sitcom, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england
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37%
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Respectable (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Respectable is a British sitcom, first shown in six episodes from 30 August to 4 October 2006 on Five; it was later repeated on Paramount Comedy 1. It follows Michael Price, a man acutely aware of his own dullness, trapped in a loveless marriage. ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: brothel, prostitute, loveless marriage, suburbs, customer, sex, british humour
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37%
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Lovesick (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After finding out he has an STI, Dylan must get back in touch with every girl he has ever had sex with to let them know the bad news.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, entertaining, light ...
Plot: friendship, down on your luck, buddies, sexually transmitted disease, disorder, farce, british humour, sex, twentysomething life, silly humor, friends, friends in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, glasgow scotland
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36%
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Lead Balloon (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Lead Balloon is a British television series produced by Open Mike Productions for BBC Four. The series was created and is co-written by comedian Jack Dee and Pete Sinclair. It stars Dee as Rick Spleen, a cynical and misanthropic comedian whose life ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, nothing goes right, everyday life, alienation, struggle, artists and showbiz, career, social awkwardness, frustration, backstage, self involved, antisocial behavior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Really (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A funny, honest, behind-the-curtain look at the psychological and emotional complexities of marriage and the charged dynamics of a tight-knit group of friends grasping on to what's left of their youth.
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, sitcom, clever ...
Plot: friendship, racism, couples, couple relations, addiction, suburban life, society, marriage, thirtysomething life, suburbs, life is a bitch, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
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34%
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Bread (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Bread is a British television sitcom, written by Carla Lane, produced by the BBC and screened on BBC1 from 1 May 1986 to 3 November 1991. The series focused on the devoutly-Catholic and extended Boswell family of Liverpool, in the district of ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: scam, mother, family, religious, brother sister relationship, neighborhood, mother daughter relationship, father figure, brother brother relationship, british humour, grandfather, unemployment ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: liverpool, northern england
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34%
Not Going Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lee is a childish northerner who lives in a fancy penthouse apartment in London who goes through a variety of jobs such as a janitor and ice cream man as well as attempting relationships with female flatmates. His best mate, Daily Mail reading, ...
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