Air Date: October 11th, 2000
Sketch comedy with Bette MacDonald, Ed MacDonald and Tim Steeves.
Season 1 - Episode 18 : A Method to Her Madness
To research into one of her upcoming movie roles, Bette takes a job as a waitress at a sleazy diner. Bette soon learns the trick of the trade and starts giving out advice to her fellow employees and the customers who eat at the diner.
Season 1 - Episode 17 : The Grammy Preshow
Bette's big night performing at the Grammy Awards is preceded by botched preparations and misplaced jewelry.
Season 1 - Episode 16 : A Brand New Roy Mar 7, 2001
Bette and Roy's romantic dinner keeps getting interrupted, so she plans what turns into an equally disastrous trip abroad.
Season 1 - Episode 15 : Polterguest Feb 28, 2001
Bette lets her neighbor, Jon Lovitz, stay at her house for a few days while his home is being renovated.
Season 1 - Episode 14 : The Invisible Mom Feb 7, 2001
Rose cringes when her mom volunteers at her school, and Bette can't figure out why Olivia Newton-John is ignoring her.
Even couched in a traditional sitcom format that feels deliberately out-of-date - I Love Lucy crossed with Burns and Allen - Bette perfectly exploits Midler's awkward relationship with fame.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