Better Off Ted

ABC (ended 2010)




Episode Guide

    • Racial Sensitivity
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      A new motion-sensor system creates racial problems when it proves unable to sense darker skin.
    • Swag the Dog
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      Phil and Lem embark on a quest to gain respect around the office, Veronica goes on a reluctant treasure hunt inside the Veridian building, and Ted and Linda go their separate ways amid rumors that Ted was showing favoritism among staff.
    • 1/12/10
      Veridian sends out a memo to the employees about inappropriate behavior, but a typo demands that they now use offensive language. Ted tries to convince Veronica to resolve the issue, but it comes a little too late as the insults are already underway. When she realizes the power of a memo typo, Veronica wonders if her promotion memo was intended for W. Palmer. Meanwhile, Linda tells Ted to loosen up, and Lem helps Phil to insult people.moreless
    • Jabberwocky
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      Ted is forced to create a fake project for Linda rather than admit the commercial that Veridian is going green is false. When other employees try to sign up for the program, things start to go awry.
    • The Great Repression
      Season 2 - Episode 5

      When Ted and Linda are both falsely accused of sexual harassment, Veronica comes up with a novel defense: sexual harassment is a disease and no one can be held responsible for it. However, once Veridian accepts that reasoning, people start running amuck. Meanwhile, Phil and Lem try to rescue their lab robot Chumley from the company's recycling lab.

    • Beating a Dead Workforce
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      A Veridian employee dies due to overwork while trying to finish Veridian's next major project, a machine that will help people get more sleep. Instead of mourning the loss, Veronica tries to use the incident as a way to inspire the employees to work even harder.
    • 9.0
      Veronica is suspicious that Ted might be using his daughter Rose to bond with the boss and his daughter after hours in an effort to advance his own career. Meanwhile, Phil and Lem tentatively start a friendship with Linda, which doesn't go so well when a new invention at Veridian catches Linda telling lies.moreless
    • Trust and Consequences
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      Veridian blames Linda for a perfume with unexpected side effects, and friends fall out when they're forced to testify.
    • 12/29/09
      While Lem tries to figure out why Veridian wants him to wear a red lab coat, Ted is forced to step in when Veronica spends all of her time with boyfriend magician, Mordor.
    • Lust in Translation
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      Ted is able to communicate with a beautiful German executive who doesn't speak English using Veridian's new translation device, but the fact that the voice the device uses is Phil's puts a damper on the mood for Ted.
    • The Long and Winding High Road
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      Ted's rival at work has developed an identical project that Ted's team has been working on, but Ted decides to take the high road. However, Veronica gets Linda and Rose to help sabotage the rival team's project.
    • Change We Can't Believe In
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      While Ted tries to deal with a security guard turned stalker, Phil and Lem discover they'll have to face their ultimate nightmare: working directly for Veronica.
    • Bioshuffle
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      When Veronica, Linda, and Ted end up having to share offices, tensions grow between them. Meanwhile, Lem finds himself in close proximity to a new attractive co-worker and Phil works to find a solution to an acid leak.
    • You Are the Boss of Me
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      Ted tries to befriend his underlings in their version of Medieval Fight Club, unaware that they're uncomfortable around him. Meanwhile, Linda tries to befriend Veronica.
    • Through Rose Colored HAZMAT Suits
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      Ted brings his daughter to work. Linda's ex-boyfriend pays her a visit. Lem and Phil try to work out who's the boss in their relationship
    • Win Some, Dose Some
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      Phil and Lem accidentally treat Linda with an experimental energy patch that has some unusual side effects. Meanwhile, Ted convinces Veronica to help Rose sell wrapping paper to win a trip to Disneyland, but soon regrets it.
    • Get Happy
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      After a survey reveals that the staff is unhappy, Veronica tries to improve their morale.
    • Goodbye, Mr. Chips
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      Ted's record as an employee gets deleted from the company computer. While he attempts to reestablish his corporate identity, Linda steps in as team leader.
    • Love Blurts
      Season 2 - Episode 1

      Ted and Linda find their perfect matches thanks to Veridian's new genetic compatibility program. Meanwhile, Veronica and Lem are matched genetically, and she insists he make a sperm donation for her.

    • Battle of the Bulbs
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      Linda makes a small suggestion on Ted's biggest project, a light-bulb that will burn forever, and suddenly gets all of the credit, much to his dismay. Meanwhile, Lem's mother, a brilliant and intimidating scientist, comes for a visit and begins having an affair with Dr. Bhamba.
    • Mess of a Salesman
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      Ted uses his influence to have a Veridian supply company hire his brother as a salesman, but things don't go as planned. Meanwhile, a charity for girls gives Veronica an award.
    • Heroes
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      Veronica worries about legal problems after Phil suffers problems after the cryogenic experiment. Phil and Lem try to create meatless beef.
    • 12/15/09
      Veronica tries to get information on Veridian layoffs from Rose, who knows a friend in her playgroup. Meanwhile, Lem has an affair with a lawyer who bills him by the hour, and Linda unwittingly makes Phil the main character in her children's book.
    • Secrets and Lives
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      The team learns a shocking secret about Veronica when an invention goes awry. Meanwhile, Linda tries to set up Ted with another woman.
    • Pilot
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      Ted, who loves his job, runs the research and development department at Veridian Dynamics. He is shocked when the company cryogenically freezes one of the scientists in his department.
    • Father, Can You Hair Me?
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      Ted and Veronica deal with father issues: Ted's team discovers a cure for male-pattern baldness that he hopes will please his father, and Veronica gets news that will change her relationship with her father, the CEO of a rival company.