The Worst Employees and Biggest Slackers in Pop Culture History

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Diane Chambers

Diane Chambers worked at the titular bar in Cheers as a cocktail waitress, but she believed herself to be above the rest of the patrons. Snooty and opinionated, she was the antithesis of her customers in every way. Diane's long-winded intellectual commentary created tensions between herself and her coworkers, too.

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Peter Gibbons

This overworked, overpaid computer programmer wants nothing more than to sit on the couch and do literally nothing—and thanks to an occupational hypnotherapist, Peter Gibbons gets to live out this fantasy. Of course, anyone who has seen Office Space knows that things quickly go awry, but in the end, Peter learns to embrace his inner slacker.

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The More You Know

  • Wilt Chamberlain is in the Volleyball Hall of Fame.
  • The average person walks the equivalent of five times around the world in their lifetime.
  • A U.S. park ranger named Roy C. Sullivan held the record for being struck by lightning the most times, having been struck — and surviving — seven times between 1942 and 1977.
  • Lightning can heat the air it passes through to 50,000 degrees.
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