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Pete versus Life (2010)
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Pete versus Life (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Pete versus Life is a Channel 4 sitcom created by George Jeffrie and Bert Tyler-Moore. It stars Rafe Spall and the first episode was aired on 6 August 2010. It was recommissioned for a second series after averaging 1.6 million viewers and a young demographic during its first run, and series two started airing on 21 October 2011.
Style: sitcom, humorous, surreal, not serious, light, feel good, captivating, offbeat, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: media, soccer, lifestyle, disorder, journalist, life, teenage life, everyday life, family relations, society, commentator, sportscaster, sport, sexual relations, singleness, couples, young people, twentysomething life, failed attempt, self involved, anchor, politically correct, british humour
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and not serious films and TV series with plots about disorder, british humour, lifestyle, family relations, couples, couple relations and friendship mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Pete versus Life: Him & Her (2010), Outnumbered (2007), Nathan Barley (2005), Extras (2005), I'm Alan Partridge (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Famous DJ Alan Partridge gives us an insight into what happens behind the microphone at North Norfolk digital radio.
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: radio show, workplace, goofy hero, media, artists and showbiz, disorder, workplace situations, recording studio, radio station
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Him & Her (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: An acutely observed, forensically honest, warts-and-all look at a working-class couple in their mid-20s.
Style: sitcom, humorous, sincere, light, feel good ...
Plot: couples, slacker, everyday life, couple relations, boyfriend, young people, neighbor, lifestyle, engaged, friends, working class, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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Outnumbered (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Partly-improvised sitcom looking at the trials and tribulations of bringing up three young children - a regal five-year-old girl with a talent for interrogation, a seven-year-old boy who could fib for Britain and an 11-year-old who is gearing up for ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, couples, everyday life, couple relations, family life, parenthood, youth, family relations, precocious child, parenting, responsibility, boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Nathan Barley (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Nathan Barley is a Channel 4 sitcom written by Charlie Brooker and Chris Morris, starring Nicholas Burns, Julian Barratt, Charlie Condou and Claire Keelan. The series of six weekly episodes began broadcasting on 11 February 2005 on Channel 4. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, parody, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: media satire, lifestyle, goofy hero, disorder, stupidity, journalist, satire, media, british humour, radio dj, journal, designer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, cynical, not serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
I'm Alan Partridge (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: I'm Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in 2002. The series followed the titular Alan Partridge, a failed television ...
Style: sitcom, clever, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: radio, satire, career, assistant, friends, self involved, layoff, unsuccessful, hapless, social awkwardness, wannabe, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Alice lives with her boyfriend Mitch and their gay best friend Richie. Together they form three points of an unlikely triangle, living, laughing and larging it together. After one particularly big night out, they end up having an unplanned threesome ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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White Van Man (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The incredible misadventures of two handymen on the road and the extraordinary people they meet along the way.
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: working class, workplace, family relations, nothing goes right, construction worker, family business, workplace situations, society, disorder, destruction, partners, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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House of Fools (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Surreal sitcom with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. A series of anarchic affairs featuring the uninvited lodgers and guests that cause chaos and disruption in their home.
Style: sitcom, surreal, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: guest, nothing goes right, disorder, domestic disturbance, uninvited guest, silly humor, british humour, bug, indoor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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How Not to Live Your Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
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Story: How Not to Live Your Life is a British sitcom, written by and starring Dan Clark that aired between 27 September 2007 and 22 December 2011, about a neurotic twenty-nine-year-old man who is trying to navigate his way through life but is not helped by ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Style: sitcom, sentimental, captivating, light, feel good ...
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The Office (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Office is a British sitcom television series that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is about the day-to-day lives of office ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: office, employer employee relationship, boss, workplace, everyday life, coworker, boss and employee, job, workplace problem, goofy hero, disorder, frustration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whites was a BBC sitcom, written by Oliver Lansley and Matt King, directed by David Kerr, and starring Alan Davies as the executive chef at a country house hotel. BBC Two gave the go ahead for the show to go into production in August 2009 with the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, light ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
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Story: After a year in the El Rican embassy under the threat of extradition to America, Dan is bored, depressed and has little hope of getting out - his only chance is to push his case in an interview with the Guardian. The embassy staff are struggling to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, touching ...
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Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Life's Too Short is a British sitcom mockumentary created and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant from an idea by Warwick Davis, and is as described by Gervais, about "the life of a showbiz dwarf".
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Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fresh Meat (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of six students about to embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far: university!
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
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Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Old Guys (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Old Guys is a British comedy television series that revolves around two aging housemates: Tom Finnan and Roy Bowden. The pair live across the street from Sally, whom they both find attractive. Tom moved in with Roy after Roy's wife Penny ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: friends, lifestyle, friendship, love triangle, rivalry, girl next door, wooing, dating, suburbs, buddies, aging, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, friends in love, farce, british humour, humour, couple relations, sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Green Green Grass (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Green Green Grass is a new comedy series and is a spin-off from Only Fools And Horses. It features the characters of Boycie and Marlene and introduces their son, Tyler, now 15 years old. Since we last met them, Boycie's second-hand car empire ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, sitcom, realistic
Plot: farm, eccentric family, lifestyle, fish out of water, disorder, obnoxious boss, starting over, society, social differences, boss and employee, countryside, english countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Miranda (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Socially inept Miranda always gets into awkward situations; working in her joke shop with best friend Stevie, being hounded by her pushy mother, and especially when she's around her crush Gary.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Plot: store, chef, female protagonist, comedian, family relations, love and romance, dating, couples, living with parents, unsupportive parent, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Jon Benjamin Has a Van (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jon Benjamin Has a Van is a live-action television comedy series that aired in the summer of 2011 on Comedy Central. The series stars Jon Benjamin as a reporter who tours around in a van to deliver uninteresting news to the viewers and to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: media satire, society, media, disorder, journalist, journalism, investigative journalism, journey, on the road, journal, politically correct, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, not serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, everyday life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, alienation, struggle, social awkwardness, career, self involved, frustration, backstage, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
British Men Behaving Badly (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Men Behaving Badly is a British sitcom that was created and written by Simon Nye. It follows the lives of Gary Strang and his flatmates, Dermot Povey and Tony Smart. It was first broadcast on ITV in 1992. A total of six series were made along with a ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, loser, irresponsible, social awkwardness, friends, couple relations, roommate, self involved, singleness, slacker, misfit partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Wilfred (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Wilfred is an Australian comedy television series directed by Tony Rogers, produced by Jenny Livingston and starring Jason Gann, Adam Zwar and Cindy Waddingham. Created by Zwar, Gann and Rogers, it was based on their award-winning 2002 short film ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat
Plot: dark humor, disorder, friendship, lifestyle, odd couple, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, couples, goofy hero, friends, pets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 2K
¡Rob! (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, society, couple relations, disorder, culture clash, family relations, silly humor, mexican american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
At Home with the Braithwaites (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: At Home with the Braithwaites is a British comedy-drama television series, created and written by Sally Wainwright. The storyline follows a suburban family from Leeds, whose life is turned upside down when the mother of the family wins 38 million ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, cynical, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, lottery, greed, charity, wealth, lifestyle, couples, family problems, youth, couple relations, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Cuckoo (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cuckoo is every parent's worst nightmare - a slacker full of outlandish, New Age ideas. Ken is the over-protective father of a girl who's impulsively married an American hippie on her gap year.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: slacker, hippie, culture clash, family disapproval, family relations, parents and children, newlyweds, misfit, couple relations, disorder, couples, meet the parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Less Than Kind (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Less Than Kind is a Canadian television comedy-drama series that stars Jesse Camacho as Sheldon Blecher, a teenager growing up in a loving but dysfunctional Jewish family in Winnipeg. The show's cast also includes Maury Chaykin and Wendel ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, coming of age, family life, teenage life, family business, parents and children, jewish family, misfit, society, disorder, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%