Great Shows That Were Cancelled Too Soon

Better Off Ted


Better Off Ted was Victor Fresco’s brilliant single-camera workplace comedy that ran for two seasons totaling 26 episodes before being canceled by ABC. Like Arrested Development, Ted was probably just a few years ahead of its time — too smart, too fast, too satirical for a network audience.

Set at the offices of Veridian Dynamics, the story follows the work lives of its well-meaning employees who try to maintain their sanity and morality while clocking in every day at a comically evil megacorporation.

The show is relentlessly charming, starting with lead Jay Harrington who also serves as the show’s narrator.