Evil Bosses Take Us Inside Episode 5's Cheeky Nod to Ted Lasso

Is Evil‘s Sheryl about to tape a “Believe” sign over her office door? 

Anything is possible in the warped world of Paramount+’s supernatural drama, which in Sunday’s episode invoked one of Ted Lasso‘s signature bits and 

A quick recap: As the demonic cryptocurrency Makob rose in value, Sheryl (played by Christine Lahti) 

was dismayed to see Leland (Michael Emerson) sail into their boss’ office and try to take credit for the company’s success. 

But when she tried to get some time on The Manager’s schedule (that’s actually what the show is calling him) 

his assistant blocked her every attempt. Finally, after she bribed the receptionist with a huge Makob pile of his own

she gained an audience with the big boss and entered the room with a little gift in hand 

Fans of Apple TV+’s comedy Ted Lasso likely recognized the proffered pastries as very similar to the ones that Ted (Jason Sudeikis) brings to his employer