Movies and TV shows like After Henry

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After Henry (1988)
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After Henry (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After Henry is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1988 to 1992. Starring Prunella Scales and Joan Sanderson, it had started on BBC Radio 4 in 1985, finishing in 1989. It was written by Simon Brett. After Henry was made for the ITV network by Thames Television. The BBC was reluctant to produce After Henry for television, so in 1988 after the third radio series Thames Television did so. The show was surprisingly popular, attracting over 14 million viewers. A second television series was shown during the same months as the fourth radio series with, in many cases, both radio and television episodes being broadcast on the same nights. The fourth television series was broadcast from July 1992, after the death of Joan Sanderson, who had died on 24 May.
Style: sitcom
Plot: family, parent child relationship, bookstore, living with parents, grandparent grandchild relationship, widow, mother daughter relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, british humour

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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 british humour, family, family relations, parents and children, family life, eccentric family and husband wife relationship mostly in Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like After Henry: Mind Your Language (1977), Father, Dear Father (1978), Mum (2016), Going Straight (1978), Raising Dad (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mind Your Language (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mind Your Language is a British comedy television series which premiered on ITV in late-1977. Produced by London Weekend Television and directed by Stuart Allen, the show is set in an adult education college in London and focuses on the English as a ...
Style: sitcom, controversial, humorous, feel good, psychological ...
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Time: 70s, 80s
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Father, Dear Father (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The hugely successful British television series Father Dear Father is transplanted to Australia when novelist Patrick Glover and his assistant Nanny trek down under to write the great Australian crime novel, and end up supervising Patricks ...
Style: sitcom
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Place: australia
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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
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Time: 2010s
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Going Straight (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom
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Time: 70s
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Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mama's Family (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Thelma Harper and her spinster sister Fran open their home to Thelma's recently divorced son Vinton and his teenage son and daughter. It's quite an adjustment for everyone, especially the cranky, argumentative Thelma.
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, couples, adult virgin, friends, family life, teenage life, parents and children, strong female presence, family, grandmother grandson relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, florida
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64%
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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 ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Two doctors, estranged from their spouses, become roommates...but they also happen to be father and son! Can they share an apartment without driving each other crazy? No, but they do it anyway.... Tom Latimer is a young and hard working general ...
Style: sitcom
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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The Fosters (1976)
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Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 40 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
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TV show
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Duration: 30 min.
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TV show
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Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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TV show
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TV show
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How to Live with Your Parents (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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59%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom
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Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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 ...
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