The WORST Episodes of Less Than Perfect

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2021

Network: ABC (US)

Plucky secretary Claude Casey, assistant to a TV news anchorman, must deal with goofy friends and obnoxious coworkers while making her way in New York.

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Knock, Knock Who's Dead?

#1 - Knock, Knock Who's Dead?

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 29, 2004

After a worker dies in his office, Claude tries to return his things to a family member.

star 6.43
7 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Rob LaZebnik
One Office Party Too Many

#2 - One Office Party Too Many

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 10, 2002

At the network's annual Christmas party, Claude dotes on Will and Ramona steals the show.

star 6.55
58 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Cynthia Greenburg
Breaking Up

#3 - Breaking Up

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 18, 2003

Ramona, Lydia and Will's fiancée try to get Claude through her breakup with Charlie.

star 6.64
61 votes
Directors: Terry Hughes
Writers: F.J. Pratt
Claude's Got a Secret

#4 - Claude's Got a Secret

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 7, 2003

Claude and Charlie pretend they have broken up in order to deflect attention from their budding romance.

star 6.65
62 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Claudia Lonow, Terri Minsky
Future Shock

#5 - Future Shock

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 12, 2002

Claude is afraid she might turn out like an embittered older secretary.

star 6.68
62 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Mike Dieffenbach
Picture Perfect Party

#6 - Picture Perfect Party

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 11, 2003

Claude tries to throw an elegant party but is upstaged by Will's public-relations ploy.

star 6.68
62 votes
Directors: Terry Hughes
Writers: Dan Cohen, F.J. Pratt
Telephone

#7 - Telephone

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 21, 2003

When Claude throws a party at Will's apartment, Kipp finds some disturbing information.

star 6.70
63 votes
Claude the Heartbreaker

#8 - Claude the Heartbreaker

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 26, 2002

Claude finds difficulty with dating two men simultaneously.

star 6.70
64 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Christine Zander
Save the Squirrel, But Bet the Over

#9 - Save the Squirrel, But Bet the Over

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired May 13, 2003

Claude hawks tickets to Will's benefit dinner for a squirrel clinic.

star 6.70
61 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: J.J. Wall
The Umbrella

#10 - The Umbrella

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired May 20, 2003

Claude considers a new job opportunity with a mean executive producer.

star 6.70
61 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Justin Adler
Meet the Folks

#11 - Meet the Folks

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 19, 2002

Claude's parents visit, embarrassing her in the process.

star 6.71
65 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Terri Minsky
A Claude Casey Production

#12 - A Claude Casey Production

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 17, 2002

Claude produces Kipp's disastrous news demo tape.

star 6.71
62 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Dan Cohen, F.J. Pratt
The Pole

#13 - The Pole

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 5, 2002

Claude attends Ramona's "strippercize" class to develop her self-confidence.

star 6.73
63 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Cynthia Greenburg
Queen of England

#14 - Queen of England

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 22, 2002

Claude is embarrassed by her friends' behavior and asks them to stay away from the 22nd floor.

star 6.74
66 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Justin Adler
Kip Steadman's Guide To Dating

#15 - Kip Steadman's Guide To Dating

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 19, 2006

When Kip reveals he lost his apartment with his trust fund, an unwitting Carl takes him in. Kip then gives advice to Carl about dating Claude. Kip reveals, through their hatred, he knows a lot more about Claude then he thought. Ramona and Lydia listen to Claude talk about her and Carl's relationship. Meanwhile, Jeb receives a watch from Lydia that he hates. But in the hands of Owen, it's not safe.

star 6.75
4 votes
Claude the Liar

#16 - Claude the Liar

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 15, 2002

Claude is caught in the middle when she must lie to Will's wife.

star 6.81
68 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: J.J. Wall
Claude's Roxanne

#17 - Claude's Roxanne

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired May 4, 2004

Will hires Claude's old friend as a secretary even though she is totally unqualified.

star 7.00
6 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Ron Lux
Claude Wants to Know

#18 - Claude Wants to Know

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 1, 2004

Claude presses a duplicitous former date for the truth about her.

star 7.00
6 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Justin Adler
Shampoo

#19 - Shampoo

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 21, 2003

Claude's dalliance with an old classmate turns sour.

star 7.14
7 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Terri Minsky
Riding in Cars with Falafel

#20 - Riding in Cars with Falafel

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 9, 2004

Claude borrows, and then wrecks, Carl's car.

star 7.14
7 votes
Directors: Jonathan Weiss
Writers: J.J. Wall
Ignoring Lydia

#21 - Ignoring Lydia

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 22, 2004

Jeb pays Claude to be Lydia's best friend.

star 7.14
7 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Cynthia Greenburg
High Maintenance

#22 - High Maintenance

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 4, 2003

Will's new girlfriend treats Claude like her own personal slave.

star 7.15
34 votes
The Vacation

#23 - The Vacation

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 29, 2002

Claude is afraid she will be replaced if she takes time off from work.

star 7.15
65 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Tom Hertz
The Pimp Hat

#24 - The Pimp Hat

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired May 11, 2004

The gang plays a game in which they each pick a name from a hat and set up a date for that person.

star 7.17
6 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Cynthia Greenburg
Ain't It a Shame, Claude?

#25 - Ain't It a Shame, Claude?

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 15, 2004

When a new guy starts at the office, Claude is oblivious that he has a crush on her.

star 7.17
6 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Claudia Lonow