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No. 2 - 'Undercover Boss'
Every week, CEOs and other company hotshots subject themselves to a couple days of very minor humiliation in exchange for a full hour of free advertising touting the finest aspirations of the nation's biggest companies. At the end of a week of being laid slightly low by their entry-level employees, the bigwigs get to reveal themselves as the Titans of Industry that they are, basking in the astonishment and admiration of their underlings and then they get to make broad proclamations about the ways they plan on changing their company, or at least changing the lives of the four people they happen to have met on their limited journey. Whenever possible, the bosses place total blame on one or two sniveling middle-managers and avoid any inference that any failings could be the result of top-down issues that favor the bottom line over the little people. For the absolutely nadir of this disingenuous tripe, check out the Season One episode where Hooters President and SEO Coby Brooks is perplexed to discover that his restaurant chain has a reputation for treating its female employees like pieces of spandex-clad meat. Has anybody been to a Hooters lately to see all of the unilateral decisions Brooks made to advance the respecting of women? What a crock.