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Less Than Perfect 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2002–2006)
Huge egos. Backbiting assistants. Screaming deadlines. Claudia "Claude" Casey has moved up in the secretarial world of television news, from permanent floater to the anchor's desk. It's a ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Sara Rue ...  Claude Casey 81 episodes, 2002-2006
Zachary Levi ...  Kipp Steadman 81 episodes, 2002-2006
Andrea Parker ...  Lydia Weston 81 episodes, 2002-2006
Andy Dick ...  Owen Kronsky 81 episodes, 2002-2006
Sherri Shepherd ...  Ramona Platt 80 episodes, 2002-2006
Eric Roberts ...  Will Butler 65 episodes, 2002-2005
Will Sasso ...  Carl Monari 60 episodes, 2003-2006
Patrick Warburton ...  Jeb Denton 49 episodes, 2003-2006
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Huge egos. Backbiting assistants. Screaming deadlines. Claudia "Claude" Casey has moved up in the secretarial world of television news, from permanent floater to the anchor's desk. It's a short elevator ride from the depths of the mailroom to the executive summit, but still the ice queen assistants give her a chilly reception. Now, can this perky former temp's warmth and humanity melt the hearts of the competitive up-and-comers? Written by Christy Varner <cavarner21@pennswoods.net>

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She's got dreams of moving up. And she won't let the snobs keep her down. See more »

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1 October 2002 (USA) See more »

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Como la vida misma See more »

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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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Eric Roberts guest stars in Zachary Levi's show Chuck in season 4 See more »

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Referenced in Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #11.80 (2004) See more »

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Very good sitcom
16 August 2007 | by hfhfdfseSee all my reviews

I caught Less Than Perfect during one of its reruns on Russian TV and was amazed how funny it is. The main character Claudia Casey (Sara Rue) arrives in New York and manages to get a position of a personal assistant to TV news anchor Will Butler (Eric Roberts). The show chronicles Claudia's triumphs and failures as she climbs the career ladder. Her two best friends – neurotic Owen (Andy Dick) and pleasantly plump Ramona (Sherri Shepherd) will teach her to survive in this "beware of your office mates" world. Zachary Levi and Andrea Parker portray model-looking Kipp and Lydia- two self-centered, ego-driven office villains who can not wait to see Claudia up and go. There is a lot of talking about relationship, dating, shoes and "how to shut up that guy standing near my cubic and speaking so loudly on the phone". Very funny and all actors are very good. All in all very good sitcom.


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