Bette is a wildly successful singer with numerous hits, adoring fans, and showbiz friends who often drop by. Keeping her grounded is her professor husband Roy, best friend Connie and her thirteen year old daughter Rose.

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 Bette (18 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Oscar (18 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Connie Randolph (18 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Rose (17 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Roy (12 episodes, 2000-2001)
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Bette is a wildly successful singer with numerous hits, adoring fans, and showbiz friends who often drop by. Keeping her grounded is her professor husband Roy, best friend Connie and her thirteen year old daughter Rose.

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In one episode Bette is re-doing a room and calls out for "Dave", who is never seen. In real life, Bette's personal architect/designer is named David. See more »

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Throughout the series when Bette's accompanist Oscar is playing piano it is frequently clear that is not actually playing because the position of his hands is nowhere near the actual range of what is being played. See more »

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Referenced in Phone Booth (2002) See more »

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Nobody Else But You
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Written by Bette Midler and Marc Shaiman
Performed by Bette Midler
©2000 Divine's Music Ltd.
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Take a bad sitcom, add a bloated ego, you get "Bette"
2 January 2001 | by (South Portland, ME) – See all my reviews

Bette Midler's new series "Bette" sets new records in the field of horrible situation comedies. The plots and gags here are nothing new AT ALL! What makes this unique, though? There are many bad sitcoms. I mean, the entire genre has turned into one big over-used cliche. But even people who like sitcoms have to be turned off by this. Bette Midler plays herself, which means, you guessed it - 30 minutes of shameless self-promotion, sometimes disguised as thin self-satire but all the same. That, and Bette Midler painfully over-acts as she makes corny jokes and stumbles through these predictable plot devices.

Bette's star power may save it from as quick a cancellation it obviously deserves, but the half-hour laugh-track laden comedy doesn't get much worse than this.


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