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Better Off Ted 

In a science-based company, a manager tries to keep control of his scientists while being pressured by his shrewd boss.

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Victor Fresco
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jay Harrington ...  Ted Crisp 26 episodes, 2009-2010
Portia de Rossi ...  Veronica Palmer 26 episodes, 2009-2010
Andrea Anders ...  Linda Zwordling 26 episodes, 2009-2010
Jonathan Slavin ...  Phil Myman 26 episodes, 2009-2010
Malcolm Barrett ...  Lem Hewitt 26 episodes, 2009-2010
Isabella Acres ...  Rose Crisp 14 episodes, 2009-2010
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In a science-based company, a manager tries to keep control of his scientists while being pressured by his shrewd boss.

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

18 March 2009 (USA) See more »

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Untitled Victor Fresco Project See more »

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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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Veronica's metal office chair is the same chair from the police station in Demolition Man (1993). See more »

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Veronica: The company loves its money. If they could, they'd go to strip clubs and throw naked women at money.
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Great new show that deserves a chance
24 April 2009 | by OctochickenSee all my reviews

I don't usually do this kind of thing, but I'm tired of great shows getting canned before they get a chance to grow an audience. I have no idea how the ratings are for this show, but it's my favorite new show and might quickly become my new favorite show.

The casting for the show is superb, the acting top-notch, and the beat of the show is always quirky and funny. There are a lot of great ideas coming out of the writers. It is over the top in the best of ways but never loud or annoying. Best part: NO LAUGH TRACK!!! I can't say enough how tired I am of those.

If you like Scrubs you'll like this show. And for the record, I don't mind at all that the characters talk to the camera. It's not a mocumentary and I'm glad for that too - another idea that is going to get old very fast. I laugh constantly throughout each episode. Like I mentioned, the writing is very sharp and you have to pay close attention to see all the funny stuff that is going on at times.

I'm keeping my fingers crossed for a long and healthy life for Better Off Ted. Now back to the lab...


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