Three 40-something best friends from Los Angeles are flying to Paris when their plane makes an emergency landing in Cleveland. Realizing that all the norms from Los Angeles don't apply anymore, they decide to celebrate a city that values real women and stay where they're still considered hot.
As a high-end custom furniture maker, Jimmy is trying to raise Wendy, his smart, yet manipulative, 10-year-old daughter he has with Donna, and his darkness-obsessed teen daughter Bonnie, ... See full summary »
Newlyweds Elizabeth and Alvin (Betty White and Del Moore) hardly seem like lovers...they're more like brother and sister. With these painfully low-budget shows, we see glimpses of their house (one episode divided into three "incidents", on one set apiece) and only one or two drops-in per show--these two have very few friends! Betty White is full of verbal shenanigans, cajoling and joshing, and though she's amiable as always, even the in-studio audience leaves some of the corny punchlines alone. This era didn't permit for passion, of course, but there's absolutely no romance in these too-tidy tales of a married twosome. The gimmicks with the announcer ("Hi Elizabeth, what are ya knitting there?") are funny, and White, as noted, is a reassuring presence, but Del Moore is entirely forgettable, as are many of the plots.
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