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1[[quoteright:347:]] ''Less Than Perfect'' was a WorkCom that ran from 2002 to 2006. Its main focus was Claudia "Claude" Casey (Sara Rue), a full-figured young woman who tried to navigate the perils of making a career at a fictional broadcasting company. Her friends were dorky Owen, no-nonsense Ramona and BigGuy Carl; her superior was a famous news anchor, and her enemies were jealous coworkers Kipp and Lydia.----!!This show provides examples of:* AmbiguouslyJewish: Kipp.* BaldOfAwesome: Carl.* BenevolentBoss: Will Butler, though he's nice only to his direct assistants.* BigGuy: Carl.* ButtMonkey: Kipp and Owen.* BlackBestFriend: Ramona. Partially subverted because she's much less nice than the protagonist and has much more of a love life.* CelebrityParadox: Owen can't remember a certain combination because it's equal to the year of Eric Roberts's birthday, but he always lies about his age. Will Butler's played by Eric Roberts.* ComingOutStory: inverted. Owen has to tell his lesbian moms that he's straight.* DeadpanSnarker: Ramona and Kipp.* FourTemperamentEnsemble: Claude (sanguine), Ramona (choleric), Owen (melancholic), Carl (phlegmatic).* HasTwoMommies: Owen.* HomeschooledKids: It's brought up numerous times that Owen was homeschooled by his parents, usually as a joke, such as Claude and Ramona being astonished that he had an actual graduation ceremony.* TheLancer: Ramona.* {{Nerd}}: Owen.* NerdGlasses: Owen, as his stereotype implies, and, strangely enough, "metrosexual" Kipp. He wears contact lenses most of the time, but he still has a pair of thick round glasses.* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Jeb only ever referred to Kipp as "Secretary".* PluckyGirl / PluckyOfficeGirl: Claude.* PromotionToOpeningTitles: Carl, in season 2.* RelationshipUpgrade: Claude and Carl sleep together in season 4 and become FriendsWithBenefits, then they develop feelings for one another and have a loving relationship for the rest of the series.* RichBitch: Lydia, with the exception that, while she spends a lot of money to support her lifestyle, she is not rich, but actually in debt.* SassyBlackWoman: Ramona.* SitcomArchnemesis: Both Kipp and Lydia are this to Claude. * ThreeAmigos: Claude, Ramona and Owen.* VitriolicBestBuds: Kipp and Lydia.* WackyGuy: Owen.----


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