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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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 43 wins & 95 nominations. See more awards »
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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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Comedy | Drama

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28 September 2006 (USA)  »

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Betty the Ugly  »

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Chris Williams, who plays Wilhelldiva Hater (the drag queen Wilhelmina Slater) is Vanessa William's brother. See more »

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Marc St. James: Hey Grub-stank, Grunstank! We need our checks early.
Amanda Tanen: Yeah, got to buy me a red dress Grub-STANK.
Henry: It's Grubstick! Grub-stick! Got it? It's one of the oldest and most honored names in Dutch history! Which loosely translates to; he-who- gives-the-fairest-price-for-his-bricks! The name is venerated and I am proud to be a Grub-Stick!
Amanda Tanen: [Her and Marc walking rapidly away] Did he just get really hot?
Marc St. James: [Taking his inhaler] Never been more attracted to anyone in my life.
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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.68 (2009) See more »

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Wonderful and heartwarming!
2 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay, so "wonderful" and "heartwarming" are typical clichés. I did not want to get addicted to another show because it always seems the shows I enjoy end up getting canceled (anyone remember that little gem "Arrested Development?").

Ugly Betty is a great show. I figured when I saw the teasers for it that all the funny scenes were in the commercial and there would be nothing left in the show, but I gave it a chance. I thoroughly enjoyed watching. Salma Hayeck was hilarious in her cameo. Vanessa Williams is E-V-I-L! She seemed to relish in her role! America is amazing as Betty. She plays the part with sensitivity and does not make Betty seem cartoonish, which would have been very easy given the "ugly girl" costume she's wearing.

I will definitely continue to watch Ugly Betty. I am looking forward to seeing what kinds of situations Betty gets into in the future!


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