Movies and TV shows like Muppets Tonight

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Muppets Tonight (1996)
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Muppets Tonight (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: France, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Muppets Tonight is a live-action/puppet television series created by Jim Henson Productions and featuring The Muppets. Much like the "MuppeTelevision" segment of The Jim Henson Hour, Muppets Tonight was a continuation of The Muppet Show, set in a television studio, rather than a theater. It ran on ABC from 1996 to 1998 and reruns ran on Disney Channel from 1997 to 2002. As of 2013, it is the last television series to star The Muppets characters.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, musician, success, family, friends, performer's life, star, ambition, dancer, artists and showbiz, chaos and mayhem, media, chaos, buddies, tv show, escapades, disorder, nothing goes right, guest, workplace, fame, showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, show tunes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, feel good and realistic films and TV series with plots about disorder, friends, artists and showbiz, showbiz, family, friendship and puppet mostly in Comedy, Family and Music genres. Some movies like Muppets Tonight: The Muppet Show (1976), The Jim Henson Hour (1989), All That (1994), Cousin Skeeter (1998), Muppets from Space (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Muppet Show (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Muppet Show is a comedy-variety television series produced by puppeteer Jim Henson and featuring The Muppets. After two pilot episodes produced in 1974 and 1975 failed to get the attention of America's network heads, Lew Grade approached ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, light, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, puppets, bear, friends, fame, media satire, showbiz, performer's life, workplace, goofy hero, backstage, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Jim Henson Hour (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The Jim Henson Hour is a short-lived television series that aired on NBC in 1989. It was developed as a showcase for The Jim Henson Company's various puppet creations, including the popular Muppet characters. Only nine of the twelve episodes ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: puppet, disorder, dinosaur, puppets, friendship, showbiz, workplace situations, legends and myths, friends, toys, ambition, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Gonzo forgets to mail three letters to Santa, he convinces Kermit and the gang to help him deliver the notes to the North Pole. Along the way, they discover that Christmas is the time to be with those you care about most, as they dash home to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, chaos and mayhem, best friends, disorder, race against time, buddies, family, show tunes, friendship, puppetry, santa claus, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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All That (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A combination sketch comedy/musical performance show in the tradition of "Saturday Night Live," this program starred a teenage cast and was targeted at younger viewers.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, parody
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, music, singer, guest, musician, star, comedian, performance, media, lifestyle, celebrity culture, cross dressing ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Cousin Skeeter (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cousin Skeeter is an American children's television show, which ran on Nickelodeon from 1998 to 2001. It starred Robert Ri'chard as Bobby, a young boy whose life changed when his strange cousin Skeeter came to live with his family. With ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, odd couple, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, youth, family relations, disorder, friends, basketball, puppets, getting along ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Muppets from Space (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Greg the Bunny (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Greg the Bunny is an American television sitcom that originally aired on Fox TV in 2002. It starred Seth Green and a hand puppet named Greg the Bunny, originally invented by the team of Sean S. Baker, Spencer Chinoy and Dan Milano. Milano and Chinoy ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, actor's life, showbiz, tv show, nothing goes right, workplace, network, puppets, buddies, artists and showbiz, imaginary, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Yo Gabba Gabba! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Yo Gabba Gabba! is an American children's television show that airs on the Nick Jr. cable network in the United States and the Nick Jr. networks in the United Kingdom & Ireland, Italy, France and Australia as well as Treehouse TV network in ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, surreal, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, puppet, friends, imaginary, family, monster, toys, getting along, androids and robots, african american protagonist, robot, imagination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Weird Al Show (1997)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Weird Al Show is a television show hosted by "Weird Al" Yankovic. Produced in association with Dick Clark Productions, it aired Saturday mornings on the CBS TV network from September to December 1997. The show was released on DVD on ...
Style: parody, not serious, surreal, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tenacious D: The Greatest Band on Earth is a TV series that ran on HBO in 1997, 1999 and 2000. It featured the fictional accounts of the real band Tenacious D, which is composed of members Jack Black and Kyle Gass. All of the episodes of the show ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, realistic, alternative comedy
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Muppet Movie (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and a motley crew of other Muppets with similar aspirations. Meanwhile, Kermit must elude the grasp of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: hollywood, gonzo, puppet, friendship, ambition, film within a film, passenger, swamp, on the road, fame, chaos, puppets ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Saturday Night Live (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, talky, witty ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, 80s, 70s ...
Place: usa, new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Muppet Family Christmas (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, not serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Audience: teens
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Comic Garry Shandling draws upon his own talk show experiences to create the character of Larry Sanders, a paranoid, insecure host of a late night talk show. Larry, along with his obsequious TV sidekick Hank Kingsley and his fiercely protective ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract between her father and the Muppets, she changes it so the Muppets have ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! is an American sketch comedy television series, created by and starring Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, which premiered February 11, 2007 on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim comedy block and ran until May ...
Style: parody, not serious, surreal, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Thanksgiving special starring Lady Gaga performing songs from Artpop and Muppet sketches.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: thanksgiving, music, show tunes, family, puppets, studio, puppet, puppetry, muppets
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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After Lately (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: After Lately is an American television comedy. The series depicts, in mockumentary style, the behind the scenes goings-on at the office of the late-night talk show Chelsea Lately. The cast is made up of the actual writers and performers of Chelsea ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, biting ...
Plot: backstage, workplace, showbiz, workplace situations, producer, tv show, disorder, media, artists and showbiz, late night, celebrity culture, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Chris Isaak Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Chris Isaak Show is a television sitcom which follows a fictionalized version of the life of American rock musician Chris Isaak. The show portrays Isaak and his band members as everyday people with everyday problems. The series was produced for ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: music band, musician's life, showbiz, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, performer's life, celebrity culture, rock, friends, music, rock star, actor playing himself ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Monkees (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, feel good, witty, sentimental, humorous ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dr. Dolittle: The Final (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Comeback (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series initially follows Valerie Cherish (Kudrow), a veteran sitcom actress who has been out of the spotlight for more than a decade, as she attempts in 2005 to return to the industry that made her famous. Valerie lands a role on a new network ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Judy Garland Show (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Judy Garland Show is an American musical variety television series that aired on CBS on Sunday nights during the 1963-1964 television season. Despite a sometimes stormy relationship with Judy Garland, CBS had found success with several ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Kenan & Kel (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kenan & Kel is an American teen comedy sitcom produced by Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert that originally aired on Nickelodeon from July 1996 to July 2000. The show starred friends and then-All That cast members Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous
Audience: teen comedy, family outing, pre-teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grosse Pointe is an American television parody series which aired on the WB Network during the 2000–2001 television season. Created by Darren Star, it was a satire depicting the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of a television show, and was ...
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Plot: backstage, satire, actress, actor, tv show, rivalry, lifestyle, showbiz, actor's life, celebrity culture, star, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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