Movies and TV shows like Dr. Shrinker

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Dr. Shrinker (1976)
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Dr. Shrinker (1976)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Shrinker was a segment during the first season of the ABC network's The Krofft Supershow in 1976.
Plot: air disaster, island, scientist, crazy, plane crash, midget, doctor, insanity, dwarf, scientific experiment, tropical island, mad scientist, manhunt, shrinking, miniaturization

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Most similar movies to Dr. Shrinker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sitcom, offbeat and semi serious films and TV series with plots about family, disorder, friendship, scientist, youth, friends and family relations mostly in Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Dr. Shrinker: Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (1973), Gilligan's Island (1964), Mork & Mindy (1978), Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988), 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sigmund and the Sea Monsters was an American children's television series that ran from 1973 to 1975, produced by Sid and Marty Krofft and aired on Saturday mornings. There were 29 episodes spanning two seasons.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, sea monster, imaginary kingdom, suburbs, school, media satire, adolescence vs adulthood, fish out of water, ocean or sea, friends, disorder, ocean ...
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Gilligan's Island (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gilligan's Island is an American sitcom created and produced by Sherwood Schwartz and originally produced by United Artists Television. The situation comedy series featured Bob Denver; Alan Hale, Jr.; Jim Backus; Natalie Schafer; Tina Louise; ...
Style: sitcom, offbeat, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: island, shipwreck, survival, getting home, misfit, danger, mad scientist, escapades, adventure, confined, silly humor, storm ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.2
 10K
Mork & Mindy (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mork & Mindy is an American science fiction sitcom broadcast from 1978 until 1982 on ABC. The series starred Robin Williams as Mork, an alien who comes to Earth from the planet Ork in a small, one-man egg-shaped spaceship. Pam Dawber co-starred ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, not serious, surreal ...
Audience: date night, teens, family outing
Plot: farce, fish out of water, alien, alien encounter, silly humor, disorder, friends, goofy hero, family, benign alien, misfit, odd couple ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, surreal, cynical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space station, space and aliens, mad scientist, robot, experiment, satellite, assistant, victim, evil, androids and robots, imaginary, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future, 1990s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show is an American syndicated science fiction sitcom based on the 1989 film, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. It expands upon the original film's concept of a shrinking experiment gone wrong to include a myriad of ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, sitcom
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, family, scientist, nerd, inventor, youth, escapades, danger, imaginary, adventure, disorder, cloning ...
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very insignificant planet. The extraterrestrials pose as a human ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, witty, light ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: fish out of water, family relations, space and aliens, friendship, hidden identity, alien, family life, eccentric family, family secret, goofy hero, benign alien, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Beakman's World (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Beakman's World is an educational children's television show. The program is based on the Universal Press Syndicate syndicated comic strip You Can with Beakman and Jax created by Jok Church. The series premiered September 18, 1992 on The ...
Style: educational, exciting, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: science, experiment, escapades, family, mad scientist, heroes, goofy hero, laboratory, inventions and discoveries, experimenting, disorder, scientist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 3K
Zoboomafoo (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Zoboomafoo is an American children's television series that aired from January 25, 1999, to April 28, 2001, and is still shown today in syndication depending on the area, and it is regularly shown on PBS Kids Sprout. A total of 65 episodes were ...
Style: educational, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: animal, miniaturization, animals, puppet, family, pets, puppets, friends, animal life, friendship, talking to the audience, shrinking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.5
 2K
Mighty Med (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mighty Med is a live-action comedy series starring popular Disney Channel stars Bradley Steven Perry and Jake Short, premieres as a special one-hour event, October 7 on Disney XD. The series is created by Jim Bernstein and Andy Schwartz, and is ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, odd, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: best friends, youth, friendship, teenager, superhero, imaginary, family, friends, hospital, super villain, comics, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Marvin Marvin (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Marvin Marvin is an American science fiction slapstick comedy television series that aired from November 24, 2012 to April 27, 2013. The series was set to premiere on Nickelodeon in 2013, but was pushed forward to November 24, 2012. It stars Lucas ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: fish out of water, alien encounter, hidden identity, lifestyle, family life, teenage life, siblings relations, friends, social relations, alien, high school, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Best Friends Whenever (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: The live-action comedy follows best friends Shelby and Cyd who, when their aspiring scientist friend Barry’s invention goes awry, gain the power to leap forward and backward in time whenever they want – and sometimes when they don’t. Now, they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, teenager, best friends, high school life, imaginary, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage life, friends, disorder, youth, experiment gone awry, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 5K
Small Wonder (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Small Wonder is an American science fiction sitcom that aired in first-run syndication from September 7, 1985 to May 20, 1989. The show chronicles the family of a robotics engineer who, after he secretly creates a robot modeled after a real human ...
Style: sitcom, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, inventor, androids, robot, disorder, make believe, androids and robots, youth, family, nosy, parents and children, pretense ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 32K
ALF (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: benign alien, extraterrestrial, alien, family relations, fish out of water, family, cat, parents and children, suburbs, friendship, comedy of errors, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
My Favorite Martian (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Favorite Martian is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 29, 1963, to May 1, 1966, for 107 episodes. The show starred Ray Walston as Uncle Martin and Bill Bixby as Tim O'Hara. John L. Greene created the central ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, mars, misfit partners, family, goofy hero, misfit, race against time, benign alien, journalism, anti heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.2
 25K
Better Off Ted (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Better Off Ted is an American satirical situation comedy series, created by Victor Fresco, who also served as the show's Executive Producer. The series ran on the ABC network from March 18, 2009 to January 26, 2010. Better Off Ted focuses on ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, sitcom, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, research, boss, office, workplace situations, corporate world, success, team, coworker, experiment, satire, ethics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cousin Skeeter (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cousin Skeeter is an American children's television show, which ran on Nickelodeon from 1998 to 2001. It starred Robert Ri'chard as Bobby, a young boy whose life changed when his strange cousin Skeeter came to live with his family. With ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: puppet, odd couple, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, youth, family relations, disorder, friends, basketball, puppets, getting along ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 3K
Empty Nest (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Empty Nest is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from 1988 to 1995. The series was created as a spin-off of The Golden Girls by creator and producer Susan Harris. For its first three seasons, Empty Nest was one of the year's top 10 ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, doctor, supportive parent, parents and children, family, family life, siblings relations, pediatrician, father daughter relationship, coworker relationship, hospital, nurse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Flight 29 Down (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Flight 29 Down is a television series about a group of teenagers who are stranded on an island. It was produced by Discovery Kids. The show was created by Stan Rogow and D. J. MacHale. The executive producers are Rogow, MacHale, Shauna Shapiro ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, stranded on an island, air disaster, isolation, teenager, interracial relations, island, adventure, escapades, danger, youth, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Cat from Outer Space (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A UFO is stranded on earth and impounded by the US government. Its pilot, a cat with a collar that gives it special powers, including the ability to communicate with humans, has eluded the authorities and seeks the help of a scientist in order to ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: alien, ufo, cat, telekinesis, benign alien, family, adventure, animal life, disorder, friends, silly humor, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Phil of the Future (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Phil of the Future is an American sitcom that originally aired on Disney Channel from June 18, 2004 to August 19, 2006 for a total of two seasons. The series was created by Tim Maile and Douglas Tuber and produced by 2121 Productions, a part of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenager, time travel, fish out of water, family relations, teenage life, gadget, dishonesty, imaginary, hidden identity, family secret, time machine, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 22nd century, future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Legends of the Superheroes (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of many of DC Comics greatest superheroes and villains. In the first episode, The Challenge, the superheroes must race against time to stop the diabolical super-villains' plot to destroy the world. In the second episode, The ...
Plot: superhero, shrinking, superheroine, miniaturization, justice league, batman, green lantern character, camp
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
My Favorite Martian (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: News producer, Tim O'Hara gets himself fired for unwillingly compromising his bosses' daughter during a live transmission. A little later, he witnesses the crashing of a small Martian spacecraft, realizing his one-time chance of delivering ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, surprise ending, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, mars, alien, rescue, spacecraft, disney, martian, family, alien encounter, space travel, heroic mission ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 5K
Lab Rats (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Leo is an ordinary teenager who has moved into a high-tech "smart'' house with his mother, inventor stepfather and Eddy, the computer that runs the house. Leo's life becomes less ordinary when, one day, he discovers a secret ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhuman powers, teenage life, friends, teenager, high school, best friends, underground, youth, high school life, superhero, scientist, secret laboratory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.3
 759
Space Cases (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Space Cases is a science fiction television series that aired on Nickelodeon for two seasons. Created by Peter David and Bill Mumy, it premiered on March 2, 1996, and was cancelled a year later. It aired for a time on Nickelodeon's Saturday ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: spacecraft, space and aliens, danger, family, escapades, imaginary, androids and robots, commander, robot, coming of age, outer space, androids ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Dr. Otto and the Riddle of the Gloom Beam (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ernest P. Worrell grows a hand out of the top of his head and tries to destroy the world.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: mad doctor, mad scientist, financial ruin, financial crisis, gas station, weirdo, manic laughter, freak, chaos, absurdism, robot, newspaper headline ...
Time: 80s
Place: ohio, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Lost in Space (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lost in Space is a science fiction TV series created and produced by Irwin Allen, filmed by 20th Century Fox Television, and broadcast on CBS. The show ran for three seasons, with 83 episodes airing between September 15, 1965, and March 6, 1968. The ...
Style: serious, futuristic
Audience: family outing
Plot: alien planet, space and aliens, outer space, space travel, spacecraft, killer robot, adventure, good versus evil, future dystopia, rivalry, family, escapades ...
Time: 90s, future, 1990s, 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.2
 610
The Visitors (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: It's the year 2484 and the Earth is threatened by a rogue comet which could fatally change its orbit. The solution is surprising - Adam Bernau, the greatest genius of 20th century developed 500 years ago an ingenious formula for easy ...
Plot: time travel, exploding truck, teamwork, small town, genius, prank, magic, scientist, advanced technology, museum, schoolboy, suitcase ...
Time: 80s, 2000s, year 1984, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 396
Ark II (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ark II is an American live-action science fiction series, aimed at children, that aired on CBS, beginning in 1976, as part of its Saturday morning line-up. Only 15 half-hour episodes of Ark II were ever produced; however, these episodes were re-run ...
Plot: scientist, post apocalypse, survivor, humanity, laboratory, crew, civilization, travel, bio dome, chimpanzee, commander, earth ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Merlin Jones, a precocious and intelligent high-school boy, experiments with hypnosis and creates a mind-reading machine. However, his experiments land him in deep trouble with the law.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: hypnosis, mind reading, high school life, college, disorder, power relations, friends, youth, adventure, heist, experiment gone awry, teachers and students ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Neighbors (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When the Weavers move to a gated community in New Jersey, they discover that the entire neighborhood is comprised of aliens from the planet Zabvron. But as the Weavers and the aliens face the struggles of everyday life together, they discover that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, family relations, parents and children, benign alien, couples, eccentric family, family life, space and aliens, suburban life, social relations, disorder, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%