Today’s TV Addict Top 5: TV Bosses Who’d Be Easiest To Work For


1) Michael Scott, THE OFFICE: Sure, he’s insane. But he’s also wildly easy to manipulate. “Hey, Mikey, wanna hit a bar for lunch and some mano-e-mano bonding?”

2) Angela Bower, WHO’S THE BOSS: Come on, how many times did you actually see Tony do anything even remotely “housekeeper”-like?

3) Charlie Townsend, CHARLIE’S ANGELS: Who doesn’t love the idea of a boss who never, ever shows up at the office, instead communicating entirely via telephone?

4) Col. Sherman T. Potter, M*A*S*H: Never was there a man who had more compassion for those serving under him, nor one better prepared to practice everything he preached.

5) Lorelai Gilmore, GILMORE GIRLS: Given the personal traumas she experiences on a weekly basis, no boss would be more sympathetic to whatever excuse you come up with upon arriving late each day.

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  • Linda B.

    How about Grace from Will & Grace? Did Karen ever do any work?! I don’t think so. 🙂

  • Nick

    Javier (at the coffee house)….on Felicity.

    Honorable Mention to the weird little Sunnydale High principal on Buffy. Ever notice how little actual “school-work” Giles ever did in that library? I think I saw one student walk in once to look for a book, and the Scooby gang looked at him like he was from another planet. Great stuff.

  • Jill

    Gotta disagree with Lorelei. She was quite the whip-cracker. Work was the one place she always wanted to be totally professional, and I don’t think she’d let you get away with much.

  • Cheri

    Lorelai was a very easy going and sympathetic boss. Yes, she had her days where she was upset about something (haven’t we all) and unfortunately an employee would catch the brunt of it, but as a whole she was a very easy going boss. Heck, anyone who would keep someone like Michel on for even a day let a lone all those years has got to be a saint. I wish that I had a boss like her.