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Bette 

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.

Creator:

Jeffrey Lane
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2001   2000   Unknown  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bette Midler ...  Bette 18 episodes, 2000-2001
James Dreyfus ...  Oscar 18 episodes, 2000-2001
Joanna Gleason ...  Connie Randolph 18 episodes, 2000-2001
Marina Malota Darling ...  Rose 17 episodes, 2000-2001
Kevin Dunn ...  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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It's the role she was born to play.

Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Bette Show See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(17 episode and 1 bonus episode)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

In real life, Bette Midler lost an Oscar for "The Rose" in 1980 to Sally Field, who took home the statuette for her performance as the title character in "Norma Rae." Throughout the series, Bette joked about a rivalry, and Field was asked to guest-star, but she declined. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Phone Booth (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Nobody Else But You
(theme song)
Written by Bette Midler and Marc Shaiman
Performed by Bette Midler
©2000 Divine's Music Ltd.
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It's "I Love Lucy" Bette-style
13 January 2001 | by MattWardSee all my reviews

This series has at times reminded me of I Love Lucy... but with that dash of originality... otherwise known as Bette Midler...

True, it's not one of those series to last for many years (The Simpsons, Law & Order, Murphy Brown) but it very well put together and written. Of course, it won't last, but at least we got to see something of the same arena as Lucille Ball's unforgettable character.

"Bette" may not leave behind a legacy and may not last that long... but it just proves that The Divine Miss M is not only the Queen of movies, music, comedy... but also, television.


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