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Season 2

Season 2

Season Two of Better Off Ted originally aired on ABC, the season ran between December 8th 2009 and October 2010 and it is available on region 1 DVD.


Ted Crisp's job at Veridian Dynamics constantly keeps him on his toes. The fast paced world of research and development brings many zany personalities together, but they all must survive working for a money hungry corporation.


Main Cast[]


1 | 14
Love Blurts
"Love Blurts" December 8, 2009
Directed by: Michael Fresco - Written by: Victor Fresco and Kat Likkel
Veridian tries to play matchmaker for its employees, but the motives are less than altruistic. Ted's and Linda's matches cause friction between the two, and Veronica finds out that she's matched up with Lem.
2 | 15
The Lawyer, The Lemur and the Little Listener
Directed by: Chris Koch - Written by: Tim Doyle and Victor Fresco
When a wave of layoff hits Veridian and little Rose seems to have inside info because of a friend in her Hive playgroup, Veronica tries to pump her for information, much to Ted's disapproval. Meanwhile, Linda is elated to sell her first children's book -- until someone points out that her lead character, a lemur, is the spitting image of Phil -- and Lem starts a passionate affair with one of the company lawyers, only to find out that his paycheck is being docked for the "billable hours" he's spending with his new girlfriend.
3 | 16
Battle of the Bulbs
"Battle of the Bulbs" December 22, 2009
Directed by: Michael Fresco - Written by: Justin Adler & Victor Fresco
Ted becomes jealous when Linda upstages him and desperately seeks another way to receive Veridian's approval, and Lem becomes upset when a colleague in the lab begins sleeping with his mom--a famous scientist who despises Veridian's work.
4 | 17
It's Nothing Business, It's Just Personal
Directed by: Paul Lazarus - Written by: Victor Fresco & Michael Glouberman
Ted gets in trouble with Veronica when he provides relationship advice to her new lover, and Phil and Lem compete over a new red lab coat that has mysteriously surfaced in Lem's locker.
5 | 18
The Great Repression
"The Great Repression" January 1, 2010
Directed by: Reginald Hudlin - Written by: Victor Fresco and Becky Mann
Linda and Ted face sexual harassment charges from an overreacting coworker, but Veronica's solution to the problem creates unexpected complications. Meanwhile, Lem and Phil try to save a robot that is replaced by a human.
6 | 19
Beating a Dead Workforce
"Beating a Dead Workforce" January 5, 2010
Directed by: Marc Buckland - Written by: Victor Fresco and Ingrid Escajeda
Veronica exploits the death of an overworked Veridian employee in order to motivate the rest of its overworked workforce to work even harder to meet an important deadline.
7 | 20
Change We Can't Believe In
"Change We Can't Believe In" January 5, 2010
Directed by: Lee Shallat Chemel - Written by: Victor Fresco and Elijah Aron
Ted struggles with an overly talkative security guard who worships him and wants to be his best friend. Meanwhile, a terrified Phil and Lem face the prospect of working alone with Veronica for the first time.
8 | 21
The Impertence of Communicationizing
Directed by: Paul Lazarus - Written by: Victor Fresco and Michael Teverbaugh
A new corporate memo causes all Veridian employees to insult their colleagues, Ted tries to prove that he's not over-controlling on an MRE project, and Veronica suddenly feels uncontrollable guilt over her last promotion.
9 | 22
The Long and Winding High Road
Directed by: Michael Alan Spiller - Written by: Victor Fresco and Michael A. Ross
Ted tries to take the high road with one of his bitter rivals in Research and Development after they come up with competing products, while Phil and Lem search for a scapegoat after they break the lab thermostat.
10 | 23
Lust in Translation
"Lust in Translation" January 19, 2010
Directed by: Lee Shallat Chemel - Written by: Victor Fresco and Michael Shipley
Veronica tries to convince Linda to be the scapegoat after Veridian is sued for a faulty product, and Lem finds out that Phil lied to him about going to M.I.T..
11 | 24
Mess of a Salesman
"Mess of a Salesman" January 26, 2010
Directed by: Marc Buckland - Written by: Victro Fresco & Tim Doyle
Ted gets his brother a job selling lab supplies, and Phil and Lem go overboard buying items they don't need. Veronica is set to receive an award from the Veridian Foundation to help raise money for a charity she doesn't know about.
12 | 25
It's My Party and I'll Lie If I Want To
Directed by: Michael Alan Spiller - Written by: Victor Fresco & Michael Teverbaugh
Phil and Lem create a new lie detector device which ends up creating havoc for Linda and her family. Meanwhile, Ted and Veronica use their respective daughter and niece as pawns to gain favor with Chet, the boss upstairs.
13 | 26
Swag the Dog
"Swag the Dog" October 19, 2010
Directed by: Michael Spiller - Written by: Victor Fresco & Dan O'Shannon
The Company implements a new reward system which Phil and Lem take advantage of. Ted and Linda try to stop office rumors that they are sleeping together, while Veronica gets stuck occupying the former CEO of Veridian.

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Promotional Photos[]

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