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20 best shows like See Dad Run (2012)

List of the best shows and series like See Dad Run (2012): Switched at Birth, The Goldbergs, Wendell & Vinnie, Sam & Cat, Baby Daddy, Victorious, Good Witch, Every Witch Way, Family Matters, Henry Danger.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Students, Friends, Disabled people
PlotBasketball, Family life
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching

The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case of meningitis, grew up with a single mother in a working-class neighborhood. Things come to a dramatic head when both families meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Family
PlotLove with age difference, Family life
PlaceUSA
StyleTo cry

Before there were parenting blogs, trophies for showing up, and peanut allergies, there was a simpler time called the '80s. For geeky 11-year old Adam these were his wonder years and he faced them armed with a video camera to capture all the crazy. The Goldbergs are a loving family like any other, just with a lot more yelling.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Family life
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy

The series follows Vinnie Bassett, proprietor of a pop culture memorabilia store who only takes breaks to read comic books and play video games. His bachelor life comes to a halt when he assumes guardianship of his incredibly intelligent and mature nephew, Wendell. They soon find that 12-year-old Wendell may be just the parent Vinnie needs.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Friends, Partners
PlaceKitchen, USA

Sam & Cat is an American teen sitcom that premiered June 8, 2013, on Nickelodeon. It is a crossover spin-off/sequel of both iCarly and Victorious. It stars Jennette McCurdy as Sam Puckett and Ariana Grande as Cat Valentine. The girls meet by chance during a bizarre adventure and become roommates, then start a babysitting business to earn extra money.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFamily, Childrens, Friends
StyleEasy, Touching

Baby Daddy follows Ben, a young man in his early 20s living the life of a bachelor in New York City with his buddy, Tucker, and his brother, Danny. Their lives are turned upside down when they come home one day to find a baby girl left on the doorstep by an ex-girlfriend of Ben's. After much deliberation, Ben decides to raise the baby with the help of his friends and his protective and sometimes over-bearing mother, Bonnie, and his close female friend, Riley.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Teachers, Friends

Aspiring singer Tori Vega navigates life while attending a performing arts high school called Hollywood Arts.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersTeenagers, Witches, Family, Wizards
PlotSupernatural
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleRomantic, Easy, By books, To cry, Touching

Cassie Nightingale, Middleton’s favorite enchantress, and her young-teenage daughter Grace, who shares that same special intuition as her mom, welcome Dr. Sam Radford and his son to town. When the New York transplants move in next to the Grey House, they are immediately spellbound by the mother-daughter duo next door, but Sam and Cassie quickly find they may not see eye to eye. With her signature charm, Cassie attempts to bring everyone together, ensuring all of Middleton is in for new changes, big surprises and, of course, a little bit of magic!"Good Witch” is based on Bell’s beloved character Cassie, the raven-haired enchantress who kept audiences spellbound for seven installments of Hallmark Channel's longest-running and highest-rated original movie franchise of all time.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Witches, Family, Wizards
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Swimming, Jealousy

The series follows 14-year-old Emma Alonso, as she moves to Miami and her life turns upside-down. Not only does she discover that she is a witch, she also has a crush on the boy next door, Daniel. But Daniel’s ex-girlfriend Maddie, who is an 'evil witch' and leader of the school clique the 'Panthers', is still willing to fight for the boy she loves.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Scientists
PlotFamily life, Parties
StyleUnexpected ending

A long-running dramedy centering on the Winslow family, a middle-class African American family living in Chicago, and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. A spin-off of Perfect Strangers.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, family
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Superhero, Heroes, Friends
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy

When 13-year-old Henry Hart lands a job as Danger, the sidekick-in-training to superhero Captain Man, he must learn to navigate a double life balancing the challenges of 8th grade with the crazy adventures of a real-life crime fighter!

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Friends, Wizards
PlotTime travel, Supernatural, Magic
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, By books, Fascinating, Touching, Makes me think

Kelly Quinn and her two BFF's, Darbie and Hannah, stumble upon her grandmother's mysterious cookbook in the attic and discover some far from ordinary recipes. When the Shut'em Up Shortcake silences Kelly's pesky little brother and the Healing Hazelnut Tart heals Darbie's ankle, the girls discover they have the power of magic. A single-camera live-action pilot based on the popular book.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Superhero, Heroes, Twins
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular

Meet The Thundermans, a typical suburban family that happens to have astounding superpowers. At the center of the action are the 14-year-old Thunderman twins, who share the same bathroom, the same school, and the same annoying little siblings. Their only difference? The sister is a super student with a super sunny disposition who super looks forward to being a superhero someday, and her twin brother is a super villain.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, comedy, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Horses
PlaceEngland
StyleEasy

A 15-year-old from LA spends the summer at her mom's childhood home on an island off the coast of England, where she bonds with a mysterious horse.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily
PlotFamily life
StyleEasy

The story of a 10-year-old girl Dawn Haley whose sibling rivalry with her three brothers is heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFamily
PlotFamily life
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy

Aan irreverent and outrageous take on true family love‐and dysfunction. Newly sober single mom Christy struggles to raise two children in a world full of temptations and pitfalls. Testing her sobriety is her formerly estranged mother, now back in Christy's life and eager to share passive-aggressive insights into her daughter's many mistakes.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersWidows, Strippers
StyleEasy

A tight-knit group of best friends and family helps Wade embrace his “new normal” in the wake of the loss of his wife. As a sometimes ill-equipped but always devoted single parent to his two adolescent daughters, he is taking the major step of dating again.

Markimdb: 2.7
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers
PlotGrowing up
PlaceSchool, USA

A 14-year-old Persian boy desperately tries to fit in, cope with his mother's dating life, and figure out his cultural identity.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersFamily, Teenagers, Gays, Scammers, The thieves
PlotMoney
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Fancy, Uplifting

Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. But the kids have found ways to grow up in spite of him. They may not be like any family you know, but they make no apologies for being exactly who they are.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Friends, Partners, Losers
PlaceSmall towns
StyleFancy

The Adventures of Pete & Pete is an American children's television series produced by Wellsville Pictures and broadcast by Nickelodeon. The show featured humorous and surreal elements in its narrative, and many recurring themes centered on two brothers both named Pete Wrigley, and their various interactions with family, friends, and enemies.The show was created by Will McRobb and Chris Viscardi and began as minute-long shorts in 1989 that aired in between regular programs. Owing to the popularity of the shorts, five half-hour specials were made, followed by a regular half-hour series that ran for three seasons and continued in reruns until around 1999. The N aired reruns of the show between 2002–2003. The first two seasons were released on DVD in 2005; the third was planned for 2006 but was indefinitely postponed.Jason Ankeny of Allmusic called the series "the greatest children's show ever," while IGN called it "One of the most well-written kids shows ever."

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, comedy, family
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Friends
PlotMartial Arts, Karate
PlaceUSA

Kickin' It is an American martial arts inspired comedy television series, which debuted on June 13, 2011 on Disney XD. Created and executive produced by Jim O'Doherty, the series is rated TV-Y7 and follows the karate instructor at an under-performing martial arts academy, played by Jason Earles, and his five misfit students, played by Leo Howard, Dylan Riley Snyder, Mateo Arias, Olivia Holt and Alex Christian Jones.On September 20, 2011, Disney XD announced the series had been renewed for a second season. The show's second season premiered on April 2, 2012. Disney XD announced on November 5, 2012 that the series had been renewed for a third season and would go into production in January 2013. The third season premiered on April 1, 2013. Alex Christian Jones is not a main cast member for the third season. In August 2013, Disney XD ordered a fourth season of the series, which is scheduled to air in 2014. Olivia Holt is leaving the fourth season cast to star in the Disney Channel series I Didn't Do It.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, family, music
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Babysitting, Large families, Musicians, Guitarists
PlaceUSA

When an up-and-coming young country singer accepts a job as a nanny with a musical family, she finds the bond she's always missed.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersTeenagers, Parents
PlotFamily life
StyleEasy

A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, comedy, family
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Spy, Robots
PlotArtificial Intelligence
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular

K.C. Cooper, a high school math whiz and karate black-belt, learns that her parents are spies when they recruit her to join them in the secret government agency, The Organization. While she now has the latest spy gadgets at her disposal, K.C. has a lot to learn about being a spy, including keeping her new gig a secret from her best friend Marisa. Together, K.C. and her parents, Craig and Kira, and her younger siblings, Ernie and Judy (a humanoid robot), try to balance everyday family life while on undercover missions, near and far, to save the world.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersTeenagers, Spy, Heroes
PlotAdventures
StyleSpectacular

Everything changes when Alex Rider learns that his uncle Ian has actually been killed in the line of duty as a British spy. The normal teen is approached by the head of The Department and pressured to help investigate his uncle's death. Alex reluctantly assumes a new identity and goes undercover in a remote boarding school called Point Blanc.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersParents
PlotFamily life
StyleEasy, To cry, Fascinating

James "Jimmy" Chance is a clueless 24-year-old who impregnates a serial killer during a one-night-stand. Earning custody of his daughter after the mother is sentenced to death, Jimmy relies on his oddball but well-intentioned family for support in raising the child.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Lesbians, Difficult teenagers, Pupils, Friends
PlotSuperpowers, Love, Supernatural, Relationship, Telekinesis
PlaceSchool, Small towns
StyleRomantic, Easy, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

A teen navigates the complexities of high school, family and her sexuality while dealing with new superpowers. Based on Charles Forsman's graphic novel.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Friends, Losers
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleRomantic, Easy, Women in the lead roles, Lovely

After a traumatic year, all an Indian-American teen wants is to go from pariah to popular -- but friends, family and feeling won't make it easy on her.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Programmers, Maids, Cooks, Businessmen
PlotLove triangle, Love with age difference
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy

Two worlds collide when Josh, a wealthy young tech entrepreneur, meets Gabi, a feisty young food blogger, looking to be his personal chef. Gabi is desperate for the job and must prove herself, mostly to Josh's aide, who prefers a famous chef for the job. When Josh enlists Gabi to prepare a romantic meal for him and his girlfriend, the dinner goes awry and Gabi finds herself in a very awkward position. With the help of her best friend Sofia and Josh's housekeeper, Gabi turns a difficult situation into an opportunity for employment and maybe even love. Gabi gets some much needed help and advice from Josh’s assistant and his housekeeper.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersTeenagers, Terminally ill
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleEasy, Touching

Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, takes a funny, yet painful, journey of self-discovery for love and independence and upends his family.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Gays, Rescue, Friends
PlaceUSA, Summer camp
StyleTo cry

Off the grid and miles from civilization, Little Otter Family Camp has summer fun for everyone. Parents decompress over gin and tonics while their kids run wild, and teenage counselors fall in and out of love.Mackenzie Granger is the camp owner and director. Still reeling from her recent divorce, Mackenzie is ready for a fresh start. She is running things on her own for the first time and scrambling to keep the cash-strapped Little Otter from going under.





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