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After sixteen years of marriage and four children, Betty Broderick's high-powered attorney husband decides to leave her for a younger woman with whom he's been having an affair. Hurt by his betrayal and feeling helpless against his legal expertise, Betty begins a campaign of vandalism and verbal assault. Her rage consumes her and ultimately leads to a terrible and violent act. Written by
Meredith Baxter Birney and Stephen Collins played each other's spouses before, in All The President's Men. See more »
When Betty arrives at her ex-husband's house and drives her car into his front door, the night is perfectly clear. Moments later when the police arrive, it is foggy outside. See more »
Linda Kolkena Broderick:
[after Betty keeps taking snapshots of Linda behind Linda's back at Kate's high school graduation ceremony]
I'm going to make this quick. I don't want to ruin Kate's day, as you seem to be intent on doing, but if you point that thing at me again, you're going to be photographing the inside of your own throat! Got it?
[Betty snaps the camera again]
[chuckling, with mock sincerity]
It's always lovely to see ya!
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Meredith Baxter was right on the money with her portrayal of Betty Broderick. I saw the real Betty in an interview and it was frightening how accurate Meredith was in her appearance and speech and mannerisms. I think Meredith is often overlooked in recognition for her acting abilities.
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