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It stars Skylar Astin as Brody Carol Moyer and Briga Heelan as Jenny Miller as well as Rory Scovel, Rene Gube, James Earl, Alexis Knapp and John C. [=McGinley=] as... other people in the building.

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It stars Skylar Astin Creator/SkylarAstin as Brody Carol Moyer and Briga Heelan as Jenny Miller as well as Rory Scovel, Rene Gube, James Earl, Alexis Knapp and John C. [=McGinley=] as... other people in the building.


* InsultBackfire: Harvard posts a video of Brody singing on the toilet onto YouTube in an attempt to humiliate him, but the video becomes a viral hit with loads of positive comments.

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* InsultBackfire: Harvard posts a video of Brody singing on the toilet onto YouTube Website/YouTube in an attempt to humiliate him, but the video becomes a viral hit with loads of positive comments.


* DrunkWithPower: Harvard puts himself in charge of the building support staff when Jenny temporarily becomes Mansfield's assistant. He immediately launches into a version of the famous GlengarryGlenRoss speech using Pop Tarts as an incentive. He's HoistByHisOwnPetard soon enough, though, as everyone walks out as he's talking (taking the Pop Tarts with them) leaving him to deal with 'New Phone Day' on his own. He ends up accidentally locking himself in a cage.

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* DrunkWithPower: Harvard puts himself in charge of the building support staff when Jenny temporarily becomes Mansfield's assistant. He immediately launches into a version of the famous GlengarryGlenRoss Film/GlengarryGlenRoss speech using Pop Tarts as an incentive. He's HoistByHisOwnPetard soon enough, though, as everyone walks out as he's talking (taking the Pop Tarts with them) leaving him to deal with 'New Phone Day' on his own. He ends up accidentally locking himself in a cage.

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* TwerpSweating: Mansfield abandons his daughter's fiance in the desert to see how tough the guy is.


* CliffhangerEnding: The show was canceled before the main plot thread could be resolved.

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* CliffhangerEnding: {{Cliffhanger}}: The show was canceled before the main plot thread could be resolved.

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The show was canceled after two seasons despite solid and improving ratings.


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* CliffhangerEnding: The show was canceled before the main plot thread could be resolved.

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* VocalEvolution: Mansfield's voice has gotten progressively huskier to the point where he's practically growling out his lines.

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* TheCobblersChildrenHaveNoShoes: Mansfield maintains absolute discipline in his office and his employees are terrified of him. His younger daughter openly rebels against his establishment beliefs, however, and he won't blow up at his employees in front of his wife.


* AmbiguouslyNerdy: People assume Threepeat is Chinese, but he's actually Filipino[[note]]The Philippines does have a sizable ethnic Chinese population[[/note]].

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* AmbiguouslyNerdy: AmbiguouslyBrown: People assume Threepeat is Chinese, but he's actually Filipino[[note]]The Philippines does have a sizable ethnic Chinese population[[/note]].

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* AmbiguouslyNerdy: People assume Threepeat is Chinese, but he's actually Filipino[[note]]The Philippines does have a sizable ethnic Chinese population[[/note]].

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* FreudianExcuse: Jenny doesn't want to get married because she saw her mother go through husband after husband and believes that marriage only causes grief.


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* WellDoneSonGuy: Brody's sucking up to Mansfield stands out in an office full of brown nosers. Threepeat is this as well, but he doesn't get anywhere near the acknowledgement that Brody does.

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* ParentalSubstitute: Both protagonists see Mansfield as a father figure and he looks out for both of them.

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* HappilyMarried: Mansfield has been married 28 years and often explains to Brody that it's worth the enormous effort it takes to maintain a loving relationship that long.


* AsianAndNerdy: Threepeat is perpetually dateless and spends his alone time watching ''Star Trek''. He once attempted to impress Mansfield by performing the Riker Maneuver and painfully failing.
* TheCastShowOff: Skylar Astin frequently gets to show off his singing skills almost (but not quite) to the point of OnceAnEpisode.

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* AsianAndNerdy: Threepeat is perpetually dateless and spends his alone time watching ''Star Trek''. He once attempted to impress Mansfield by performing the Riker Maneuver and painfully failing.
failing. His parents also continue to force him to take violin lessons in spite of the fact that he's a grown man with a high paying job.
* TheCastShowOff: Skylar Astin frequently gets to show off his singing skills almost (but not quite) to the point of OnceAnEpisode.

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