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I Married Dora (1987)
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I Married Dora (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: I Married Dora is an American sitcom that appeared on the ABC television network. It premiered on September 22, 1987, and its final first-run episode aired on December 18, 1987. The series was created by Michael J. Leeson, who was one of the creators of the long running TV series The Cosby Show.
Style: sitcom
Plot: family relations, interracial relations, architect, fake marriage, marriage, housekeeper, single father, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, television, latin, brother sister relationship, deportation, single parent, interracial marriage, illegal immigrant
Place: los angeles, california

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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, father daughter relationship, single father, father son relationship, single parent, african american and friends mostly in Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like I Married Dora: Grady (1975), The Gregory Hines Show (1997), What's Happening!! (1976), Brother's Keeper (1998), Complete Savages (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, father in law son in law relationship, father daughter relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, family relations, african american protagonist, african american, male protagonist
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
76%
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, humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, disorder, friends, teenage life, family relations, single parent, partners, nothing goes right, buddies, youth, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Brother's Keeper (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Brother's Keeper is an American television sitcom that ran for one season from September 25, 1998 to May 14, 1999 on ABC. Created by Donald Todd, the series chronicles the rocky coexistence of Porter Waide and his irresponsible pro-football ...
Style: sitcom, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: single father, american football, single parent, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, family problems, sibling relationship, football player, athlete, boy, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Complete Savages (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Complete Savages is an American sitcom that was broadcast on ABC from September 2004 to June 2005. It was part of ABC's final TGIF comedy line-up. The show was created by Mike Scully and Julie Thacker and executive produced by Mel Gibson. It ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, single father, firefighter, child as adult, single parent, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, sibling relationship, family, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Gimme a Break! (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gimme a Break! is an American sitcom which aired on NBC for six seasons, October 29, 1981, until May 12, 1987. The series stars Nell Carter as the housekeeper for a widowed police chief and his three daughters.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: single father, parents and children, youth, family problems, suburbs, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, death in the family, family business, family life, teenage life, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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 ⇓
64%
After You've Gone (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After You've Gone was a British comedy that aired on BBC One from 12 January 2007 to 21 December 2008. Starring Nicholas Lyndhurst, Celia Imrie, Dani Harmer and Ryan Sampson, After You've Gone was created by Fred Barron, who also created ...
Style: situational comedy, sitcom
Plot: in-laws, family, grandmother, family home, high school student, single father, father son relationship, british humour, three generations, grandparent grandchild relationship, english, british ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, offbeat, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, society, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, salesman, friend, stand up comedian, comedian, african american, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 330
Hey Dad..! (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Hey Dad..! was an Australian sitcom produced by Gary Reilly Productions, originally airing from 1987 to 1994 on the Seven Network.
Style: sitcom
Plot: architect, best friend, man with glasses, teenager, volkswagen beetle, secretary, sister sister relationship, patriarch, father son relationship, gluttony, tolerance, child ...
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Two of a Kind (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Two of a Kind is an American sitcom that aired on ABC as part of the network's TGIF line-up, starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The show aired from September 25, 1998 to July 9, 1999. The series was produced by Griffard/Adler Productions, ...
Style: sitcom, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: family relations, family, twin sister, single parent, single father, twins, disorder, siblings relations, mischievous children, friends, nanny, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Chico and the Man (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chico and the Man is an American sitcom which ran on NBC for four seasons, from September 13, 1974, to July 21, 1978. It stars Jack Albertson as Ed Brown, the cantankerous owner of a run down garage in an East Los Angeles barrio, and Freddie Prinze ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: mexican american, lowrider, mechanic, junkyard, auto repair, latin
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
51%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 914
Indebted (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Young parents Dave and Rebecca are ready to reclaim their lives after years of diapers and sleepless nights. However, things take an unexpected turn when Dave's parents show up unannounced and broke.
Style: sitcom
Plot: living with parents, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, generation gap, lesbian, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sean Saves the World (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sean Saves the World is an upcoming American television series starring Sean Hayes. The multi-camera comedy is expected to air on NBC as part of the 2013–14 American television season. The series is set to premiere on October 3, 2013, and will air ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: single parent, family relations, single father, boss and employee, gay, workplace situations, gender, workplace, power relations, parents and children, gay parent, grandmother granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
49%
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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, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teen comedy, girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, friends, shopping, best friends, youth, lifestyle, fashion, family relations, shopping mall, shallowness, teenage life, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: hotel, family business, ambition, desire for fame, love and romance, performer's life, artists and showbiz, workplace romance, wooing, workplace situations, workplace, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Malibu, CA (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Malibu, CA is an American teen sitcom television program produced by Saved by the Bell creator Peter Engel that aired from 1998 to 2000 on syndication. Co-created by Engel and Carl Kurlander, the show centred around the lives of twin brothers Scott ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: surfing, wooing, siblings relations, twins, youth, family relations, teenage life, love and romance, group of friends, talking to the camera, teenage girl, two brothers ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: california, saudi arabia, usa, malibu california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, humorous, not serious, talky, sincere ...
Plot: family business, working class, parents and children, family life, friendship, generation gap, odd couple, single parent, reluctant partners, living with parents, workplace, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Baby Bob (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Baby Bob is an American sitcom that aired on CBS as a midseason replacement in March 2002. The Baby Bob character had previously been on television since February 2000, appearing in commercials for FreeInternet.com. While actual infants played Bob, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Plot: family relations, family life, baby, parents and children, child as adult, parenthood, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, in laws, family secret, father son relationship, wife husband relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Courtship of Eddie's Father is an American television sitcom based on the 1963 movie of the same name, which was based on the book written by Mark Toby. It tells the story of a widower, Tom Corbett, who is a magazine publisher, and his son, ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: parent child relationship, magazine editor, single parent, housekeeper, father son relationship, widower, family relations, publisher, single father
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Hello, Larry (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hello, Larry is an American sitcom which aired on NBC from January 26, 1979 to April 30, 1980.
Style: sitcom
Plot: single father, radio, radio announcer, divorced divorcee, television flop, talk radio
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Saint George (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Saint George is an American television pilot that is in development for FX. The show was created by George Lopez, sitcom veteran Matt Williams and David McFadzean. It will be the comedian's first starring role in a sitcom since his ABC show, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, culture clash, family life, parents and children, social differences, society, silly humor, father son relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, mexican, uncle nephew relationship, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 6K
Good Times (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Good Times is an American sitcom that originally aired from February 8, 1974, until August 1, 1979, on the CBS television network. It was created by Eric Monte and Mike Evans, and developed by Norman Lear, the series' primary executive ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: family relations, ghetto, family life, parents and children, young lovers, love and romance, social differences, suburban life, tv show, workplace romance, friendship, black family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Going Straight (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Going Straight is a BBC sitcom which was a direct spin-off from Porridge, starring Ronnie Barker as Norman Stanley Fletcher, newly released from the fictional Slade Prison where the earlier series had been set. It sees Fletcher trying to become an ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: ex convict, family, teenage son, daughter, unemployment, parent grown child relationship, british humour, british, father daughter relationship, single parent, blonde woman, blonde ...
Time: 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 2K
One on One (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: One on One is an American sitcom that aired on the now-defunct UPN from September 3, 2001 to May 15, 2006. The series stars Flex Alexander as a single sportscaster, who becomes a full-time dad when his ex-wife decides to accept a job out of the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, parents and children, coming of age, single parent, disorder, best friends, basketball, high school, high school life, singleness, mischievous children, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 4K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Pitts (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Pitts is a short-lived FOX sitcom that aired 7 half-hour episodes between March and April 2003. It is about a family and their bad luck. It was a satire on typical American sitcoms with over-the-top sight gags.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Plot: bad luck, family, paranormal, supernatural, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, werewolf, supernatural power, little boy, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%