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At Home with the Braithwaites (2000)
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At Home with the Braithwaites (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
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 pounds on the lottery. It was broadcast on ITV, for 26 episodes, from 20 January 2000 to 9 April 2003. At the beginning of the first series, each member of the Braithwaite family has an issue. Alison has to decide what to do with the winnings, and when to tell her family. David is having an affair with Elaine, his secretary at work. Virginia is on the verge of flunking out of university. Sarah has a crush on her drama teacher. Charlotte suspects that her mother may be the mystery lottery winner.
Style: humorous, realistic, cynical, semi serious, offbeat, surreal
Plot: dysfunctional family, lottery, charity, secret, marriage, greed, wealth, lifestyle, teenage life, youth, couple relations, parents and children, family life, family problems, couples, change of luck, family relations, suburbs, money, brother, mother, father, mansion, daughter, secretary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe, britain

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Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
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Style: biting, dark humor, offbeat, humorous, realistic ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing
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Outnumbered (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
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Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, humorous, realistic
Plot: parents and children, family relations, lifestyle, wooing, dysfunctional family, family problems, love and romance, pregnancy, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, single parent, youth ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: sitcom, realistic, touching, witty, humorous ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, entertaining ...
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Duration: 85 min.
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Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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Style: touching, emotional, humorous, realistic, sexual ...
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, sexual ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, family problems, couples, homecoming, dysfunctional family, love and romance, couple relations, eccentric family, parents and children, estrangement, family life, family relations ...
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See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The story of David Hobbs, who has spent the last decade playing the perfect father on one of TV’s biggest sitcoms. But when the series ends and his wife resumes her own television career, he finds himself cast in his most challenging role to date: ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 22 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
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Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
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