Please be as good as Pulling. Pleeeeeease be as good as Pulling... Dead Boss is a new comedy with a little murder mystery thrown in. Written by Sharon Horgan and Holly Walsh, the series stars Sharon as Helen Stephens, who has been falsely imprisoned for murdering her boss. Quite the cast join Sharon including Jennifer Saunders, Bryony Hannah, Geoff McGivern, Ricky Champ, Tom Goodman-Hill, as well as cameo appearances from Caroline Quentin, Miranda Richardson, John Sessions and - would you believe it - Carl Barat. In the first episode, Helen receives unexpected help from a colleague.