Movies and TV shows like Sykes

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Sykes (1972)
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Sykes (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sykes is a British sitcom that aired on BBC 1 from 1972 to 1979. Starring Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques, it was written by Sykes, who had previously starred with Jacques in Sykes and A... and Sykes and a Big, Big Show. Forty-three of the 1970s colour episodes were remakes of scripts for the 1960s black and white series, such as "Bus" based on 'Sykes and a Following' from 1964 and the episode "Stranger" with guest star Peter Sellers based on 'Sykes and a Stranger' from 1961. Sykes had the same premise as Sykes and A... with Sykes, Jacques, Richard Wattis and Deryck Guyler reprising their former identical roles. The series was brought to an end by the death of Hattie Jacques of a heart attack on 6 October 1980.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: twins, family relations, social relations, soccer, nosy, brother, sister, neighbor, british humour, twin
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england

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Most similar movies to Sykes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, sitcom and semi serious films and TV series with plots about british humour, family relations, society, workplace situations, workplace, working class and couple relations mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Sykes: Open All Hours (1976), Desmond's (1989), 2point4 Children (1991), Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973), Bless Me Father (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? is a British sitcom which was broadcast between 9 January 1973 and 9 April 1974 on BBC1. It was the colour sequel to the mid-1960s hit The Likely Lads. It was created and written, as was its predecessor, by Dick ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: friends, working class, marriage, buddies, factory worker, grownups, workplace, homecoming, society, middle class, friendship, ex girlfriend ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: northern england, england, europe
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95%
Open All Hours (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Open All Hours is a BBC sitcom written by Roy Clarke and starring Ronnie Barker as a miserly shop keeper and David Jason as his put-upon nephew who works as his errand boy. It ran for 26 episodes in four series, which premiered in 1976, 1981, 1982 ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: storekeeper, miser, nephew, uncle, nurse, customer, store, generation gap, workplace situations, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, northern england, europe, england
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83%
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Desmond's (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Desmond's was a British television situation comedy broadcast by Channel 4 from 1989 to 1994. With 71 episodes, Desmond's became Channel 4's longest-running sitcom. The first series was shot in 1988, with the first episode broadcast ...
Style: sitcom, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: working class, barbershop, society, social relations, family relations, friends, family business, couples, couple relations, social differences, immigrants, beauty salon ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
2point4 Children (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: 2point4 children is a 1990s British sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porter family; an average family that is persistently faced with surreal situations and sheer bad luck. The show was originally ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: family relations, couple relations, eccentric family, family life, couples, parents and children, siblings relations, family, family man, husband wife relationship, parenthood, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is a BBC situation comedy, written by Raymond Allen and starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. It was first broadcast in 1973 and ran for three series, ending in 1978. The series follows the accident-prone ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: job seeking, nothing goes right, workplace, goofy hero, couple relations, workplace situations, comedy of errors, disorder, family relations, couples, supportive spouse, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Bless Me Father (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bless Me Father is a British sitcom starring Arthur Lowe, Daniel Abineri, Gabrielle Daye, Patrick McAlinney, David Ryall, Derek Francis and Sheila Keith. It was aired on ITV from 1978 until 1981 and described the adventures of an Irish Catholic ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: suburbs, suburban life, clergy, society, social relations, church, religions or cults, catholic church, housekeeper, older man younger man relationship, irish, priest ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1950
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Still Open All Hours (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Still Open All Hours is a sitcom set in a grocer's shop. It is a sequel to the series Open All Hours, written by original series writer Roy Clarke and featuring several of the permanent cast members of the original series
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: store, workplace situations, workplace, family relations, parents and children, family business, friendship, storekeeper, salesman, customer, workplace humor, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
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75%
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People Like Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: People Like Us was a British radio and TV comedy programme, a spoof on-location documentary written by John Morton, and starring Chris Langham as Roy Mallard, an inept interviewer. Originally a radio show for BBC Radio 4 in three series from 1995 to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, parody ...
Plot: social relations, media, society, human nature, british humour
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Royal Family (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Royal Family is an American sitcom starring Redd Foxx and Della Reese. The series was created and produced by Eddie Murphy, as part of a development deal Murphy had with CBS, and produced by Paramount Television, the television arm of Paramount ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, aging, family life, parents and children, elderly, living with parents, post office, comeback, african american, black family, short lived
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Barbara (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Barbara is a British sitcom starring Gwen Taylor in the title role. A pilot was broadcast in 1995, and three series were then televised from 1999 to 2003. It was made by Central Television, and filmed at their Lenton Lane studios in Nottingham in ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: family relations, couples, perversion, society, workplace situations, eccentric family, suburbs, family life, couple relations, suburban life, family, doctor ...
Time: 90s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Citizen Smith (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Citizen Smith is a British television sitcom. The show was written by John Sullivan, who later wrote Only Fools and Horses. The pilot was transmitted on 12 April 1977 in the Comedy Special series of one-off plays, and the series proper ran from 3 ...
Style: sitcom, witty, not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: rebelliousness, radical, buddies, rebellion, friends, failed attempt, society, delusion, friendship, unemployment, unemployed, marxism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own death. Returning in disguise after various attempts at finding a 'new life', he gets his old job back and finds nothing has ...
Style: sitcom, cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace, faked death, suburbs, satire, starting over, dishonesty, hopes, hidden identity, unfulfillment, character on the edge, dull life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Grandma's House (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grandma's House is a sitcom television series broadcast on BBC Two. Written by Simon Amstell and long term collaborator Dan Swimer, the series stars Simon Amstell playing a version of himself: an ex-television presenter searching for meaning in ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: career, starting over, family relations, oldtimer, doubts and hesitations, unfulfillment, grandmother, family, hopes, grandparent and grandchild, eccentric family, large family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Are You Being Served? Again! (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Grace & Favour is a British sitcom sequel to the long-running series Are You Being Served? It aired on BBC1 for two series from 1992 to 1993 and marked the return of Are You Being Served? creators and writers Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: estate, hotel, countryside, english countryside, retired, social relations, disorder, staff, human nature, workplace situations, family business, store ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Raised by Wolves (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom
Audience: teens
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Place: england, europe
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Up the Women (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1910 and we're in Banbury church hall at the Banbury Intricate Craft Circle. Margaret has been to London and discovered the Women's Suffrage movement so she decides they need to set up their own movement and The Banbury Intricate ...
Style: sitcom, captivating, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: fighting the system, friendship, against the odds, idealism, hopes, battle of the sexes, society, injustice, feminism, gender, small town, women's suffrage ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Saxondale (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Steve Coogan plays Tommy Saxondale: an ex-roadie with anger management issues and a pest-control business. Tommy is a little arrogant, a little egotistical and feels the world owes him more respect than it typically shows him. He has an assistant ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: suburbs, midlife crisis, unsuccessful, self involved, dull life, workplace situations, workplace, middle class, ex husband ex wife relationship, wannabe, therapy, apprentice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Citizen Khan (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Family-based sitcom set in the capital of British Pakistan - Sparkhill, Birmingham. Citizen Khan follows the trials and tribulations of loud-mouthed, tight-fisted, self-appointed community leader Mr Khan and his long suffering family, wife Mrs Khan ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: muslim, family life, parents and children, society, family relations, satire, immigrants, ethnic, social relations, family, family man, avarice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Maude (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, suspense, cynical, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, liberal, female protagonist, feminism, strong female presence, suburbs, couple relations, suburban life, parents and children, family life, abortion, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Steptoe and Son (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Steptoe and Son is a British sitcom written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson about a father and son played by Wilfred Brambell and Harry H. Corbett who deal in selling used items. They live on Oil Drum Lane, a fictional street in Shepherd's Bush, ...
Style: sitcom, clever, touching, humorous, witty ...
Plot: working class, family business, father, son, living with parents, dealer, family relations, family problems, workplace, society, odd couple, partners ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, england, united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Royle Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: British comedy series focusing on the lives of a working-class family in Manchester who love the TV.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous
Plot: working class, family relations, society, living with parents, slacker, couples, suffering, temperamental, in-laws, oldtimer, grandparent and grandchild, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: northern england, manchester, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Only Fools and Horses (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: working class, family relations, black market, cons and scams, disorder, eccentric family, veteran, siblings relations, partners, hopes, dishonesty, scam ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC. Centred on the life of eccentric, social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket, the sitcom follows her obsessive and determined attempts to impress in middle class ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: snob, family relations, upscale, low lives, couples, power relations, social climbing, couple relations, social differences, rich and poor, eccentric family, working class ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Likely Lads (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Likely Lads is a British sitcom created and written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, and produced by Dick Clement. Twenty episodes were broadcast by the BBC, in three series, between 16 December 1964 and 23 July 1966. However, only eight of ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: working class, friendship, buddies, workplace, society, workplace situations, factory worker, friends, dysfunctional relationship, electrician, social climbing, army ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures ...
Style: sitcom, talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, friendship, elderly, small town, golden years, friends, social relations, english countryside, retirement, library, childhood friend, pub ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 90s, 70s, contemporary ...
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Good Neighbors (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The Good Life is a British sitcom produced by the BBC that ran from 1975 to 1978. It was written by Bob Larbey and John Esmonde. In 2004, it came 9th in Britain's Best Sitcom. In the United States, it aired on various PBS stations under the ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: conservative, farm, housewife, suburbs, suburban life, couple relations, lifestyle, society, social misfits, environmentalism, unconventional method, changing lives ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Maybe It's Me (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Maybe It's Me is an American television comedy series that aired on The WB Network. It first aired on October 5, 2001 and ended on May 3, 2002. The series was created and executive produced by Suzanne Martin, a former writer of Frasier and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom, offbeat
Plot: teenage girl, teenage life, love and romance, youth, family relations, coping, twins, siblings relations, family, dating, grandparents, religious fanatic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Yes Minister (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set principally in the private office of a British Cabinet minister in the Department of Administrative Affairs in Whitehall, Yes Minister follows the ministerial career of The Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP, played by Paul Eddington. His various struggles to ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: satire, politics, government official, secretary, workplace situations, british politics, politician, minister, boss and employee, state affairs, power relations, political intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 2K
Drifters (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy series about three young women living in Leeds who've graduated, had a year out, and are now struggling to find a job they're passionate about, a place to live that is half decent and a boyfriend they actually like. A sitcom about ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, best friends, twentysomething life, friendship, female friendship, roommate, strong female presence, young adult, love, british humour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Roger & Val Have Just Got In (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Roger & Val Have Just Got In is a British sitcom that stars Dawn French and Alfred Molina playing married couple Roger and Val Stevenson. The show premiered on BBC Two on 6 August 2010 and six episodes were broadcast for the first series. The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: married couple, couple relations, working class, family relations, everyday life, rivalry, realism, couples, bittersweet, verbal byplay, british humour, indoor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%