Working (1997–1999)

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What do you do after graduating college? Go to work. And that is exactly what Matt wants to do. He wants to climb up the corporate ladder the old-fashion way: by working. But with the ... See full summary »

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 Matt Peyser (39 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Tim Deale (39 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Evelyn Smalley (39 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Abby Cosgrove (39 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 John Delaney (38 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Hal (22 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Jimmy Clarke (21 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Val Gibson (17 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Liz Tricoli (17 episodes, 1998-1999)
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What do you do after graduating college? Go to work. And that is exactly what Matt wants to do. He wants to climb up the corporate ladder the old-fashion way: by working. But with the bizarre employees that can be found in a multinational corporation, it looks like a long and hard climb to the top. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Just like your job -- only funnier!

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If It Ain't Broke, Don't Change It
12 April 2001 | by (Collinsport, Maine) – See all my reviews

Memories of this show prove to me that TV executives are idiots. Working was a fast furious and funny show with the speed and humor of the Mel Brooks and Airplane movies. So what happened ? Someone moved it from a great time slot to Monday nights. When the fans followed it, the execs found another way to kill it: they removed some of the best characters and replaced them with no talents. What happened: the series limped on with a bullet in its side and died. Execs win; viewing public of America ticked off. This show was a hit for Fred Savage and he deserved one after that "Wonder Years" fiasco refused to die after so long. This satire on corporate America had all the best actors with Maurice Godin as the swarmy boss Tim Deale, Seinfeld's Steve Hytner as the weasel John Delaney, stand-up genuis Dana Gould as childlike Jimmy Clarke and incredibly sexy Arden Myrin as prim and proper Abby Cosgrove. Rounded out with "She-Wolf" Kate Hodge and lovely Sarah Knowlton as Hal the working mother as the office sex symbols for Deale to drool over, the show was an instant hit, and we had less than a year of funny programming before the most evil and vile forces on earth took it away!


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