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Yo Soy Betty, La Fea is a Colombian telenovela released in 1999 that ran for 169 one-hour episodes and spawned several re-adaptations around the world. It is about a highly prepared Economics graduate who settles for a job as a secretary because she always loses jobs to less prepared but prettier people.
What Makes Sammy Run? is a 1941 novel by Budd Schulberg, adapted by the author and his brother Stuart Schulberg into two episodes of the drama program Sunday Showcase in 1959. It chronicles the rise of ruthless “human dynamo” Sammy Glick, who steals work and tramples people in his path to success.
Based on the novel and the manga series of the same name, Welcome to the N.H.K. tells the story of a Hikikomori called Satou Tatsuhiro, who’s lived like a Hikikomori for almost four years, until a girl named Misaki decides to take him on as a project to make him better… as well as help herself.