ABC's quirky workplace comedy Better Off Ted has had an unusual trajectory — the show premiered last year as a midseason replacement, then took a break and showed up with new episodes this Summer, and now it's back for its official second season premiere tonight. I'm just happy to have it back — the show has some of the funniest writing on TV and Portia de Rossi kills as the titular Ted's ice queen boss.Tonight's episode "Love Blurts" opens with Veridian Dynamics pairing its employees with their ideal genetic match so they can save on insurance (because ideal matches produce perfect children who don't get sick, see). It sounds insidious until you hear Linda's match: a guesting Taye Diggs.
To watch two preview clips of tonight's episode, just
Ted tells Veronica about a dating faux pas:
Taye Diggs on how he blows off steam:
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