Movies and TV shows like Young Sheldon

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Young Sheldon (2017)
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Young Sheldon (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, philosophical
Plot: genius, child prodigy, school, boy, family, childhood, kids and family, adolescence, mathematician, prodigy, scientist, parents and children, society, family conflict, fame, atheism, sibling, child protagonist, mother son relationship, male protagonist, physics
Time: 90s, year 1990, 1990s, year 1989
Place: texas, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sitcom, realistic and not serious films and TV series with plots about society, family relations, parents and children, family, youth, lifestyle and family life mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Young Sheldon: The Big Bang Theory (2007), Speechless (2016), Fresh Off the Boat (2015), The Mick (2017), Raising Dad (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Big Bang Theory is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, clever, sitcom ...
Plot: scientist, friends, neighbor, sarcasm, intelligence, friendship, social awkwardness, geek, buddies, science, roommate, physics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california
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Speechless (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Maya DiMeo is a mom on a mission who will do anything for her husband, Jimmy, and kids Ray, Dylan, and JJ, her eldest son with special needs. As Maya fights injustices both real and imagined, the family works to make a new home for themselves and ...
Style: sitcom, sincere, emotional, touching, feel good ...
Plot: family, cerebral palsy, wheelchair bound, mute, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, parents and children, society, handicapped, keyboard, wheelchair, reading aloud ...
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Fresh Off the Boat (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A '90s-set single-camera comedy about a hip-hop-loving Asian kid growing up in suburban Orlando, being raised by an immigrant father obsessed with all things American and an immigrant mother often bewildered by white culture.
Style: mumblecore, humorous, not serious, sitcom, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: family relations, immigrants, restaurant, parents and children, family life, suburbs, society, school, youth, asian american, middle school, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
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67%
 7.8
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The Mick (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mackenzie "Mickey" Murphy is a hard-living, foul-mouthed, cigarette-smoking woman who moves to affluent Greenwich, CT to raise the spoiled kids of her wealthy sister who fled the country to avoid a federal indictment. She quickly learns ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, witty, funny ...
Plot: family, teenagers, family in crisis, custody, dysfunctional family, teenager, family problems, adolescence, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, arrogance, money problems, family relations ...
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Raising Dad is an American television series that aired on the WB from September 2001 until May 2002. The series starred Bob Saget, Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, Riley Smith, Beau Wirick, and Jerry Adler, and was produced by Albion Productions in ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, youth, family life, teenage life, siblings relations, living with parents, family relations, social relations, indoor, high school life, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
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The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: siblings relations, everyday life, parents and children, family values, family life, family relations, marriage, parenthood, adolescence, couple relations, teenage boy, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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Lucky Louie (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Lucky Louie is an American television sitcom created by Louis C.K., which aired on HBO for one season in 2006. In addition to being the creator, writer and executive producer of the series, C.K. starred as the eponymous Louie, a part-time mechanic. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, gloomy ...
Plot: financial problem, parenthood, nothing goes right, couple relations, parents and children, family life, family problems, ordinary person, working class, frustration, down on your luck, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Housewife (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A family comedy narrated by Katie, a strong-willed mother, raising her flawed family in a wealthy town filled with perfect wives and their perfect offspring.
Style: feel good, funny, sitcom, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: family, optimism, woman, housewife, marriage, society, province, satire, suburbs, mother daughter relationship, mother son relationship
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: 15-year-old scientist Ashley Garcia explores the great unknown of modern teendom after moving across the country to pursue a career in robotics.
Style: feel good, light, captivating, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: family, prodigy, youth, love, ambition, mentor, rivalry, mastermind, engineer, society, adventure, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, culture clash, fish out of water, butler, youth, social differences, misfit, eccentric family, verbal byplay, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Arrested Development (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.
Style: witty, humorous, surreal, not serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, bankruptcy, parents and children, uptight character, lifestyle change, workplace problem, parenthood, responsibility, nothing goes right, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Mixed-ish (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Rainbow Johnson recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the ‘80s and the constant dilemmas they had to face over whether to assimilate or stay true to themselves.
Style: light, sincere, captivating, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family, parents and children, rivalry, friendship, love, adaptation, society, happy ending, youth, couples, hopes, adventure ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Surviving Jack (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A boy becomes a man, and a man becomes a father, in a time before coming of age was something you could Google.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: parenthood, family values, responsibility, adulthood, antisocial behavior, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, marriage, youth, family relations, lifestyle change, relatives ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Tracey Takes On... (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Tracey Takes On... is a sketch comedy series starring comedienne Tracey Ullman. The show ran for four seasons on HBO and was commissioned after the success of the 1993 comedy special "Tracey Ullman Takes on New York." Each episode focuses ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, clever, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: parody, showbiz, lifestyle, social differences, society, culture clash, satire, charity, family relations, couples, family life, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Last Man Standing (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A married father of three tries to maintain his manliness in a world increasingly dominated by women.
Style: sitcom, light, entertaining, humorous, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, parents and children, male protagonist, family values, marketing, family relations, mother daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Drexell's Class (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Drexell's Class is an American sitcom aired by Fox as part of its 1991-92 lineup. The show was created by Andrew Nicholls and Darrell Vickers.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: misfit, teachers and students, youth, self discovery, power relations, unsupportive coworkers, school, fish out of water, elementary school, classroom, teacher
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Tanner on Tanner (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tanner on Tanner is a follow up to celebrated filmmaker Robert Altman and DOONESBURY cartoonist Gary Trudeau's political satire TANNER '88, a mockumentary following a fictional democratic presidential candidate (Michael Murphy) on his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, cynical, biting ...
Plot: satire, moral dilemma, fighting the system, undercover, manhunt, campaign, journalism, dishonesty, political conspiracy, politics, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The George Carlin Show (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The George Carlin Show is an American sitcom that aired on the Fox network from January 1994 to July 1995. It was created jointly by veteran TV producer Sam Simon and the show's namesake, comedian George Carlin.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, clever, humorous, talky ...
Plot: taxi, society, urban, lifestyle, workplace, bar, buddies, friends, state affairs, city life, ponytail, short lived ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: My Life as Liz is a mockumentary style American television series that centers on the life of Liz Lee, a misfit high-school senior living in small town Texas. The series debuted on MTV on January 18, 2010. The first season finale aired on March 8, ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, semi serious, witty, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, graduation, youth, misfit, lifestyle, high school life, society, americana, conservative, small town life, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.1
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Moone Boy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Martin Moone is a young boy who relies on the help of his imaginary friend Sean to deal with the quandaries of life in a wacky small-town Irish family in the 1980's.
Style: sitcom, funny, sweet, touching, ironic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary friend, family relations, small town, friends, eccentric family, childhood, child protagonist, irish, coming of age, school, daydreamer, fantasizing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Family Tree (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Having recently lost his job and his girlfriend, 30-year-old Tom Chadwick has a rather unsure sense of his own identity. But when he inherits a mysterious box of belongings from a great aunt he never met, Tom starts investigating his lineage and ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: inheritance, down on your luck, research, self discovery, surprising revelation, thirtysomething life, hopes, family relations, eccentric family, family, odd, goodhearted ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Maude (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Maude is an American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 12, 1972 until April 22, 1978. Maude stars Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay, an outspoken, middle-aged, politically liberal woman living in suburban ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, clever, suspense, witty ...
Plot: family relations, liberal, female protagonist, feminism, suburbs, abortion, couple relations, parents and children, suburban life, civil rights, strong female presence, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Mulaney (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set in New York, and based on the life and stand-up comedy of John Mulaney, this multi-camera laffer follows an aspiring comedian coming of age under the influence of his boss, his roommates and his neighbors.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, semi serious, light ...
Plot: friendship, performer's life, stand up comedian, neighbor, follow your dream, lifestyle, ambition, dialogue, showbiz, coming of age, ladies man, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Black-ish (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, feel good, funny ...
Plot: parents and children, social differences, society, racial issues, teenage boy, african american, family relations, married couple, black family, father son relationship, misfit, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Kath & Kim (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Australia
Story: Kath & Kim is an American version of the Australian television comedy series of the same name starring Selma Blair and Molly Shannon. The series premiered on NBC on October 9, 2008. The Australian version was created by its original stars, Jane ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, sincere, witty ...
Plot: lifestyle, family relations, couple relations, family problems, couples, dysfunctional family, parents and children, parent child relationship, mother daughter relationship, marital problem, society, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
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Quintuplets (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Quintuplets is a quirky ensemble comedy about the trials and tribulations of two parents raising 15-year-old quintuplets in a three-bedroom home.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, cheerleader, lifestyle, teenage life, eccentric family, family life, family values, parents and children, youth, favoritism among siblings, housewife, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Welcome to the Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Welcome to the Family is an American television series that aired on NBC from October 3, to October 17, 2013 on Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. Eastern/7:30 p.m. Central, after Parks and Recreation. On May 10, 2013, the network placed a series order for the ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, captivating, light ...
Plot: family life, pregnancy, eccentric family, teenage love, parents and children, love and romance, couple relations, life turned upside down, society, meet the parents, family relations, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 2K
¡Rob! (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Rob is an American comedy television series that premiered on CBS on January 12, 2012, at 8:30 pm as a midseason replacement for Rules of Engagement, and ended on March 1, 2012. The series stars Rob Schneider alongside Cheech Marin, Claudia Bassols, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: newlyweds, meet the parents, eccentric family, couples, family, couple relations, society, family relations, disorder, silly humor, culture clash, mexican american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 368
Dead Ringers (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dead Ringers is a United Kingdom radio and television comedy impressions show broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and later BBC Two. The programme was devised by producer Bill Dare and developed with Jon Holmes, Andy Hurst and Simon Blackwell. It starred Jon ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, witty, cynical ...
Plot: media satire, satire, society, artists and showbiz, state affairs, politics, comedy team, joke, media, disorder, celebrity culture, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.6
 535
After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: AfterMASH is an American situation comedy that aired on CBS from September 26, 1983, to December 11, 1984. A spin-off of the series M*A*S*H, the show takes place immediately following the end of the Korean War and chronicles the adventures of three ...
Style: sitcom, witty, feel good, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: hospital, buddies, couples, partners, power relations, friends, workplace, lifestyle, society, friendship, americana, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s, 50s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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