Ugly Betty (2006–2010)

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Betty Suarez is smart, sweet and hard working. The only problem is that she's not thin and beautiful like all her coworkers at Mode, the high-fashion magazine where she works. The only ... See full summary »

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Cast

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 Betty Suarez (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Daniel Meade (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Ignacio Suarez (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Hilda Suarez (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Amanda Tanen / ... (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Marc St. James (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Justin Suarez (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Wilhelmina Slater (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Claire Meade (71 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Christina McKinney (66 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Henry Grubstick (35 episodes, 2006-2010)
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Betty Suarez is smart, sweet and hard working. The only problem is that she's not thin and beautiful like all her coworkers at Mode, the high-fashion magazine where she works. The only reason the publisher hired her to be his son's secretary, is that he thought Betty was someone who Daniel would never sleep with. Betty's hard work and determination earns Daniel's respect, as she helps him find his way through the shark infested waters of the fashion industry. Ugly Betty is based on a Colombian telenovela "Yo Soy Betty La Fea". Written by Peter Kevin Reeves

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magazine | fashion | 2010s | 2000s | latino | See more »

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Tan fea que la hicimos en inglés. (So ugly that we did it in English.) See more »

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Betty the Ugly  »

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Despite being set in New York and its pilot being filmed there, the first and second seasons were filmed entirely in Los Angeles. Stock footage was used to establish that the show is set in New York. At the beginning of the third season the show relocated back to New York. See more »

Quotes

Betty Suarez: [Betty wants to set up Daniel with another celebrity] Somebody like Jennifer Aniston would be amazing.
Christina McKinney: Betty, fixing up Daniel isn't part of your job description, is it?
Betty Suarez: I know, I know, I just feel so guilty. What about Tara Reid?
Christina McKinney: Lovely. Dinner with Tara Reid, breakfast at the free clinic.
Betty Suarez: Right. Oh, Gisele! I wish I could make that happen, Gisele would make Daniel forget about Sofia.
Christina McKinney: So do it.
Betty Suarez: What do you mean, "So do it"? It's Gisele, it's not like we go to the same laundromat.
Christina McKinney: Don't be such ...
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Quirky and funny
30 September 2006 | by (Aurora, NY) – See all my reviews

Not the usual network fare. The story may be an old one, but the cast delivers and there are some amusing barbs that strike home. The Hispanic-American environment for Betty's family gives the formula new life, with true-to-life touches like the telenovela playing on the TV at home. Mark Indelicato as Betty's nephew is believable with a subtle touch in a role that could easily be overplayed for cheap laughs. Vanessa Williams gets a chance to vamp as the conniving, power-hungry rival for the company, and Gina Gershon offers a wonderful parody -- or is it? -- of an aging supermodel. The Beautiful People -- and the less-than-perfect who also inhabit their world, however under-appreciated -- are here in force.


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