(2000–2001)

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Season 1

11 Oct. 2000
Pilot
After Danny DeVito offers Bette a role in his new series -- she'd be playing his mother -- Bette goes overboard trying to be young again.
 
18 Oct. 2000
And the Winner Is
When Bette forgets to thank Roy in an award acceptance speech, she goes out of her way to win another award.
 
25 Oct. 2000
Halloween
Bette grows jealous of Dolly Parton when the two tape a special together on Halloween. Bette also tries to talk Rose into going trick-or-treating one last time. Bette dresses as Dolly to take Rose out and the two get in trouble with the police who come to the TV studio and arrest the real Dolly Parton!
 
1 Nov. 2000
Silent But Deadly
When Roy tells Bette that she's pushing herself too hard, she refuses to let him know he was right -- even after she loses her voice.
 
8 Nov. 2000
Two Days at a Time
When Bette is invited on Oprah to partake in the book club, she finds herself multi-tasking... but never finds time to actually read the book.
 
15 Nov. 2000
Color of Roses
Bette agrees to let Oscar produce the song he's written for her, but Bette can't seem to stay focused in the recording studio. Meanwhile Roy unknowingly eats some "special" brownies and Connie bonds with n'Sync, who are recording an album down the hall.
 
22 Nov. 2000
In My Life
Through a series of flashbacks, it's revealed how Bette met all of the closest people in her life.
 
29 Nov. 2000
I Love This Game
Bette's attempts to score Lakers tickets at the last minute for her husband's birthday hardly go off without a hitch.
 
13 Dec. 2000
Or Not to Be
When Tim Curry comes to town, Bette weasels her way into his stage production of "Hamlet"... much to Mr. Curry's chagrin. Meanwhile, Oscar concocts an imaginary rivalry with Curry.
 
20 Dec. 2000
Diva, Interrupted
When Bette tries to scare up some publicity by faking a mental meltdown, she's a bit too convincing. Meanwhile, Connie and Oscar come to the realization that they're each dating the same man.
 
3 Jan. 2001
True Story
Bette's passion for tall-tales gets her into trouble when she goes on The View and concocts a story about saving a child's life.
 
10 Jan. 2001
Of Men and Meatballs
Bette takes Connie out to find her a man, but the only men they find are weirdos. Meanwhile Oscar spends some time with Rose.
 
24 Jan. 2001
Big Business
Bette designs a line of clothes and goes on a home shopping channel to hawk them.
 
7 Feb. 2001
The Invisible Mom
While volunteering at Rose's school, Bette finally learns why Olivia Newton-John has been holding a grudge against her. Meanwhile Connie spends the day doling out advice in the girls bathroom.
 
28 Feb. 2001
Polterguest
Imposing new neighbor Jon Lovitz invites himself to stay with Bette while his house is being remodeled.
 
7 Mar. 2001
A Brand New Roy
There's something different about Roy, and it's not just that he wants to whisk Bette away for a romantic evening. But the plans quickly change when they find themselves stranded at the airport.
 
A Method to Her Madness
To research a role in a new film, Bette becomes the character and takes a job waiting tables in a diner.
 

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