Dilbert is the main character in the eponymous comic strip written and illustrated by Scott Adams. He’s an engineer who suffers a micromanaged, bureaucratic office environment, at least from 9 to 5.
Pam Beesly is Dunder Mifflin’s receptionist-turned-office-manager-but-really-an-artist. Little did she know that she’d fall in love, find a best friend, and gain an extended family at her “boring” office job.
Party Down is a catering company made up of wannabe Hollywood actors and writers, including Henry Pollard (Adam Scott), Casey Klein (Lizzy Caplan), Kyle Bradway (Ryan Hansen), Constance Carmell (Jane Lynch), and Roman DeBeers (Martin Starr). They’re managed by the straight-laced Ron Donald (Ken Marino), who dreams of someday opening his own Soup R’ Crackers franchise.
In Office Space, Bill Lumbergh is an Initech manager who constantly harps on Peter Gibbons about his TPS reports. If you could just go ahead and pick either the suspenders or the belt, that’d be great, mmmkay?
Dwight Schrute is one of the highest-ranking salesmen at the Dunder Mifflin paper company and the proprietor of a bed-and-breakfast beet plantation. He usually shows up at the office in a mustard-colored, short-sleeved dress shirt and a brown suit jacket.