The versatile Bette Midler comes to television in a comedy that pokes fun at her image, career, ego and her various roles as diva, wife and mother.
Air Dates: 2000 - 2001
Even couched in a traditional sitcom format that feels deliberately out-of-date - I Love Lucy crossed with Burns and Allen - Bette perfectly exploits Midler's awkward relationship with fame. [11 Oct 2000, p.R2] show more
She rolls through the show with energy and brass, determined to make you look at her. It's an easy sell because she's telling the best jokes on herself. [11 Oct 2000, p.E1] show more
When it comes to her new CBS sitcom premiering tonight, though, [Middler is] the only element jolting the show out of disastrously ho-hum status. [11 Oct 2000, p.96] show more