History Series / BetterOffTed

21st Mar '18 4:41:07 PM XFllo
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* StandardOfficeSetting: It is set in the main offices of a huge, faceless, multinational corporation. Ted, a middle manager, has a large, well-appointed, lush private office, while Linda and other regular workers sit in small cubicles, and are frequently forced to interact even when they don't want to.
20th Mar '18 9:44:05 AM XFllo
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* SoBeautifulItsACurse: Parodied in "Racial Sensitivity." Veronica, handling a complaint from a group of black employees, tell them that she, too, knows what it's like to deal with discrimination... and then proceeds to talk about how no one liked her in high school because she was so pretty.

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* SoBeautifulItsACurse: Parodied in "Racial Sensitivity." Sensitivity". Veronica, handling a complaint from a group of black employees, tell them that she, too, knows what it's like to deal with discrimination... and then proceeds to talk about how no one liked her in high school because she was so pretty.


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* SoulCrushingDeskJob: Linda (the only member of the main cast who is neither a manager nor a researcher) is constantly trying to avoid the boredom by engaging in small, safe acts of rebellion, such as stealing all the creamer from the coffee stations (her desk is full of it) or throwing donuts into the ventilation system (which she eventually turns into a competitive sport).
11th Feb '18 10:55:55 AM XFllo
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* {{Office}}: The main setting, often with a fairly surreal bent.
18th Oct '17 2:05:23 PM MikeW
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* WorthlessTreasureTwist: Veronica helps an eccentric CEO search for files he hid years ago to prevent him from being forcibly retired. They finally discover it, the man gloating on how his board will do anything to avoid the public knowing of such things as smoking causing cancer or the dangers of various building materials. Veronica stares as she realizes the "secrets" are all things that have been public knowledge for years.

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* WorthlessTreasureTwist: Veronica helps an eccentric CEO search for files he hid years ago to prevent him from being forcibly retired. They finally discover it, the man gloating on how his board will do anything to avoid the public knowing of such things as smoking causing cancer or the dangers of various building materials. Veronica stares as she realizes the files were hidden back in 1962 and the "secrets" are all things that have been public knowledge for years.
15th Oct '17 6:12:04 PM MikeW
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* WorthlessTreasureTwist: Veronica helps a CEO search for files he hid years ago to prevent him from being forcibly retired. They finally discover it, the man gloating on how his board will do anything to avoid the public knowing of such things as smoking causing cancer or the dangers of various building materials. Veronica stares as she realizes the "secrets" are all things that have been public knowledge for years.

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* WorthlessTreasureTwist: Veronica helps a an eccentric CEO search for files he hid years ago to prevent him from being forcibly retired. They finally discover it, the man gloating on how his board will do anything to avoid the public knowing of such things as smoking causing cancer or the dangers of various building materials. Veronica stares as she realizes the "secrets" are all things that have been public knowledge for years.
15th Oct '17 6:11:26 PM MikeW
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* WorthlessTreasureTwist: Veronica helps a CEO search for files he hid years ago to prevent him from being forcibly retired. They finally discover it, the man gloating on how his board will do anything to avoid the public knowing of such things as smoking causing cancer or the dangers of various building materials. Veronica stares as she realizes the "secrets" are all things that have been public knowledge for years.
12th Sep '17 11:54:02 AM MasamiPhoenix
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* MortonsFork: A small when. When about to perform the presentation for Jabberwocky, Veronica tells Ted it's time to "Go big or go home." When Ted asks if that means he can go home, Veronica clarifies that the stage ''is'' his home.
12th Sep '17 9:22:36 AM MasamiPhoenix
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* DancePartyEnding: The series closes as Phil, Lem and Linda happily dance badly in the lab, while playing the game "Bowling at Nachos", which appears to involve cheese sauce and lab equipment.

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* DancePartyEnding: The series closes as Phil, Lem and Linda happily dance badly in the lab, while playing the game "Bowling at Nachos", which appears to involve involves testing how much cheese sauce is actually in the nacho cheese, and lab equipment.if somebody bowled over that percentage, they get hammered.
23rd Oct '16 5:31:10 AM erforce
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*** Ted refers to the sexual harassment group as a [[TheLeagueofExtraordinaryGentlemen "league of extraordinarily perverted gentlemen"]] in this episode as well.
** In "Beating a Dead Workforce", Veronica is able to convince everyone at eulogy to get back to work with a long speech that ends with "Now let's go upstairs and get back to work, [[ThreeHundred for tonight, we dine in Hell!]]"

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*** Ted refers to the sexual harassment group as a [[TheLeagueofExtraordinaryGentlemen [[Film/TheLeagueofExtraordinaryGentlemen "league of extraordinarily perverted gentlemen"]] in this episode as well.
** In "Beating a Dead Workforce", Veronica is able to convince everyone at eulogy to get back to work with a long speech that ends with "Now let's go upstairs and get back to work, [[ThreeHundred [[Film/ThreeHundred for tonight, we dine in Hell!]]"
30th Jun '16 5:14:44 PM Doug86
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* ActionGirl: Linda appears in TheTag of "You Are the Boss Of Me" in full XenaWarriorPrincess regalia, complete with sword.

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* ActionGirl: Linda appears in TheTag of "You Are the Boss Of Me" in full XenaWarriorPrincess Series/XenaWarriorPrincess regalia, complete with sword.
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