Movies and TV shows like The Bob Newhart Show

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The Bob Newhart Show (1972)
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The Bob Newhart Show (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Bob Newhart Show is an American situation comedy produced by MTM Enterprises, which aired 142 original episodes on CBS from September 16, 1972, to April 1, 1978. Comedian Bob Newhart portrays a psychologist having to deal with his patients and fellow office workers. The show was filmed before a live audience.
Style: sitcom, humorous, clever, realistic, witty, contemplative, not serious
Plot: psychologist, secretary, dentist, workplace, couple relations, battle of the sexes, human nature, couples, shyness, doctors and patients, therapy, therapist, workplace situations, power relations, ex military, boss and employee, pilot, psychoanalysis, marriage, redhead, neighbor, group therapy
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois

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Most similar movies to The Bob Newhart Show

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, sitcom and not serious films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, power relations, couples, lifestyle, couple relations and friends mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Bob Newhart Show: After MASH (1983), WKRP in Cincinnati (1978), Working Stiffs (1979), The Lucy Show (1962), The Loop (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, humorous, witty, feel good, clever ...
Plot: hospital, power relations, americana, workplace situations, couple relations, friendship, doctors and patients, couples, friends, society, partners, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: missouri, usa
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95%
WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When a Cincinnati radio station switches from sedate music to top-40 rock 'n' roll, its staff of oddball characters is forced to switch gears quickly. New programming director Andy Travis brings in a new DJ named Venus Flytrap to work with ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Plot: radio, radio dj, workplace, secretary, small time, workplace situations, radio show, boss and employee, media satire, rock, media, worn out ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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88%
Working Stiffs (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Working Stiffs is a short-lived 1979 American television series which starred James Belushi and Michael Keaton as brothers Ernie and Mike O'Rourke. The pair were janitors who aspired to work their way up in the field of business. The brothers ...
Style: sitcom, witty, offbeat, humorous, realistic
Plot: janitor, workplace situations, workplace, partners, buddies, silly humor, farce, office, siblings relations, disorder, friends, fashion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
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85%
The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the program into two distinct eras; aside from Ball, ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: workplace, disorder, couple relations, workplace intrigue, battle of the sexes, workplace situations, workplace romance, parents and children, boss and employee, family relations, goofy hero, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Loop (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Loop is an American sitcom that ran from March 15, 2006 to July 1, 2007 on Fox. The show starred Bret Harrison as Sam Sullivan, a young professional trying to balance the needs of his social life with the pressures of working at the corporate ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, light, realistic
Plot: workplace, twentysomething life, friends, lifestyle, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, slacker, sexual harassment, airline, flirting, boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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82%
What About Joan? (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: What About Joan? is an ABC sitcom that aired in 2001 for 2 seasons. It starred Joan Cusack as Joan Gallagher, a Chicago schoolteacher and the comedy of her day-to-day life. It co-starred Kyle Chandler. It was produced by James L. Brooks, Richard ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, touching, humorous, witty ...
Plot: friendship, teacher, high school, lifestyle, workplace, workplace romance, love and romance, workplace situations, teachers and students, high school teacher, friends, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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79%
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Whitney (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whitney is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 22, 2011 to March 27, 2013. The series originally aired in the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm Thursday night timeslot. The show stars Whitney Cummings and is based on her real-life experience and her ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, couples, couple relations, romance, love and romance, verbal byplay, twentysomething life, strong female presence, relationships, actor, woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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78%
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Archie Bunker's Place is an American sitcom originally broadcast on the CBS network, conceived in 1979 as a spin-off and continuation of All in the Family. While not as popular as its predecessor, the show maintained a large enough audience to ...
Style: sitcom, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bar, workplace situations, working class, satire, family relations, disorder, friends, friendship, eccentric family, family life, workplace, partners ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Out of Practice (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Out of Practice is an American situation comedy that was produced by Paramount Network Television and originally broadcast on sister company CBS from September 19, 2005 to March 29, 2006. With producers Joe Keenan and Christopher Lloyd at the helm, ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family, couple relations, power relations, doctors and patients, therapy, siblings relations, doctor, family disapproval, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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75%
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Barbershop (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Calvin Palmer is the owner of a barbershop on the Southside of Chicago. Reluctantly inheriting the neighborhood establishment and popular hangout from his father, he juggles his responsibilities to his clients, his family, and his community as a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: barbershop, workplace, family business, hairdresser, buddies, misfit, society, workplace situations, power relations, family relations, everyday life, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Love & War (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Love & War is an American television sitcom, which aired on CBS from September 21, 1992 to February 1, 1995. Created by Diane English, the series originally starred Susan Dey as Wally Porter, a Chicago restaurateur, and Jay Thomas as Jack ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Plot: bar, columnist, restaurant, newspaper columnist, workplace situations, introspection, starting over, friendship, couple relations, workplace romance, love and romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, new york
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75%
Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fanciful series about an aspiring writer who imagines alternative life scenarios while working for a big company.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, witty, cynical ...
Plot: lifestyle, writer's life, best friends, workplace situations, boss and employee, dull life, workplace, love and romance, office, supportive coworker, hapless, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
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72%
The New WKRP in Cincinnati (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The New WKRP in Cincinnati is a sequel/spin-off of the original CBS sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati. It was made for the syndication market from 1991 to 1993. MTM Enterprises produced the show. Gordon Jump, Frank Bonner, and Richard Sanders reprised ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: radio dj, workplace, power relations, media, radio show, workplace situations, boss and employee, office, radio announcer, rock and roll, radio, radio broadcasting ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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72%
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Mr. Sunshine (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 293 min.
TV show
Story: Ben Donovan is a self-involved manager of a second-rate San Diego sports arena who begins to re-evaluate his life on his 40th birthday. Working alongside him is his boss and arena owner, Crystal--attractive, powerful and highly erratic; Alice--the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic
Plot: workplace, disorder, boss and employee, ex athlete, workplace situations, midlife crisis, self involved, arena, unfulfillment, stadium, birthday, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Chef! (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chef! is a British situation comedy starring Lenny Henry that aired as twenty episodes over three series from 1993 to 1996 on the BBC. The show was created and primarily written by Peter Tilbury based on an idea from Lenny Henry and produced for the ...
Style: sitcom, cynical, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: workplace, restaurant, chef, cooking, temperamental, staff, cooking and food, african american, patronizing, french, power relations, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: europe, england
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71%
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Flying Blind (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Flying Blind is an American sitcom that aired on Fox from September 1992, to May 1993. The series stars Corey Parker and Téa Leoni.
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: opposites attract, college graduate, model, romance, love and romance, fall in love, battle of the sexes, couple relations, couples, dream come true, unlikely couple, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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70%
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Becker (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Becker is a dedicated, outspoken and talented doctor with a gruff exterior. While he tends to offend those who try to get close to him, he is extremely dedicated to his medical practice in the Bronx, N.Y., where he always goes the extra mile to help ...
Style: sitcom, clever, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: diner, doctor, health situation, up and down relationship, patient, dedication, blind character, gay slur, introspection, boss and employee, doctors and patients, urban ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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70%
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Mr. Robinson (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Centers on a rough-edged musician Craig, who's adjusting to his new life as a music teacher in a big-city middle school where he encounters teacher politics and the temptations of single moms.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: school, musician's life, workplace, teachers and students, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, teenage life, youth, music teacher, middle school, power relations, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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68%
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Traffic Light (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Traffic Light is an American comedy television series that ran on Fox from February 8, 2011 to May 31, 2011. It is based on the Israeli TV show Ramzor, and was adapted to an American audience by Bob Fisher. The series aired Tuesdays at 9:30 pm ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, battle of the sexes, friendship, up and down relationship, supportive friend, love and romance, couple relations, buddies, thirtysomething life, singleness, friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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68%
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Web Therapy (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Fiona Wallice is a therapist with little patience for her patients. Tired of hearing about people's problems for fifty long minutes, she devises a new treatment, the three-minute video chat. And still, the sessions end up being largely about ...
Style: not serious, humorous, dark humor, talky, realistic
Plot: therapy, therapist, doctors and patients, dysfunctional character, marital problem, patient, family problems, psychologist, self involved, unconventional method, alienation, treatment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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67%
The Steve Harvey Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Steve Harvey Show is an American sitcom that aired for six seasons from August 25, 1996 to February 17, 2002 on The WB Television Network. It was created by Winifred Hervey and directed by Stan Lathan.
Style: sitcom, talky, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: high school, friends, boss, shallowness, r&b, teachers and students, self discovery, fish out of water, teenage love, teenage life, interracial relations, high school life ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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67%
The Jeffersons (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Jeffersons is an American sitcom that was broadcast on CBS from January 18, 1975, through July 2, 1985, lasting 11 seasons and a total of 253 episodes. The show was produced by the T.A.T. Communications Company from 1975–1982 and by Embassy ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, maid, interracial relations, lifestyle, family life, city life, couple relations, urban, society, couples, designer, living with parents ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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67%
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Murphy Brown (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Murphy Brown is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988, to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. The program starred Candice Bergen as the eponymous Murphy Brown, a famous investigative journalist and news anchor ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Plot: journalism, workplace, tv show, media satire, workplace situations, single parent, tv news, mother daughter relationship, female journalist, television reporter, female protagonist, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, 2010s ...
Place: washington d.c.
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67%
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Spin City (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spin City is a smart, sophisticated sitcom about the behind-the-scenes workings of City Hall in the biggest city in America. Workaholic Mike Flaherty is the Deputy Mayor of New York City, serving as Mayor Randall Winston's key strategist and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Plot: mayor, politics, campaign, staff, workplace situations, political intrigue, boss and employee, media, workplace, right hand man, secretary, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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67%
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Just Shoot Me! (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Just Shoot Me! is an American television sitcom that aired for seven seasons on NBC from March 4, 1997, to August 16, 2003, with 148 episodes produced. The show was created by Steven Levitan, the show's executive producer.
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: fashion, journalism, office, workplace, parents and children, lifestyle, secretary, roommate, family relations, journal, workplace situations, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: usa
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66%
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: workplace, nothing goes right, goofy hero, job seeking, farce, couples, family relations, disorder, comedy of errors, workplace situations, couple relations, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
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66%
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Mike & Molly (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about a working class Chicago couple who find love at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Plot: overweight, female teacher, love and romance, living with parents, goodhearted, sister sister relationship, police officer, best friend, mother daughter relationship, couple relations, physical appearance, self esteem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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66%
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Mary Tyler Moore Show is an American television sitcom created by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns that aired on CBS from 1970 to 1977. The program was a television breakthrough, with the first never-married, independent career woman as the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: producer, dating, friendship, workplace, tv news, staff, power relations, friends, anchor, self esteem, lifestyle, workplace situations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
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66%
Life with Bonnie (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The host of the local morning talk show Morning Chicago creatively balances family commitment—to her husband John, a hard-working family practice doctor, and their three young children— and career obligations.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, relationship vs career, ambition, tv show, parents and children, family life, couples, media, artists and showbiz, talk show, family, improv ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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65%
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Bad Judge (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series chronicles the personal life (and the wild lifestyle) of Rebecca Wright, a tough-as-nails judge serving on the Los Angeles County Circuit Court, whose time off the bench is spent partying and displaying a reckless behavior. Her reputation ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female judge, workplace situations, courtroom, legal, courtroom drama, power relations, workplace humor, mini van, female protagonist, alcohol, female boss, drinking contest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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