2000 - 2001, Comedy
Sketch comedy with Bette MacDonald, Ed MacDonald and Tim Steeves.

Episode Guide

  • Bette - A Method to Her Madness (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    A Method to Her Madness

    To research into one of her upcoming movie roles, Bette takes a job as a waitress at a sleazy diner. Bette soon learns the trick of the trade and starts giving out advice to her fellow employees and the customers who eat at the diner.

  • Bette - The Grammy Preshow (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    The Grammy Preshow

    Bette's big night performing at the Grammy Awards is preceded by botched preparations and misplaced jewelry.

  • Bette - A Brand New Roy (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    A Brand New Roy

    Bette and Roy's romantic dinner keeps getting interrupted, so she plans what turns into an equally disastrous trip abroad.

  • Bette - Polterguest (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:


    Bette lets her neighbor, Jon Lovitz, stay at her house for a few days while his home is being renovated.

  • Bette - The Invisible Mom (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    The Invisible Mom

    Rose cringes when her mom volunteers at her school, and Bette can't figure out why Olivia Newton-John is ignoring her.

  • Bette - Big Business (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Big Business

    The postponement of her new movie opening drives Bette (Bette Midler) to create a new clothing line to hawk on QVC. With guest star Fred Willard.

  • Bette - Of Men and Meatballs (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Of Men and Meatballs

    Bette takes Connie out for a night on the town, hoping that a tall, dark and handsome man will scoop her up.

  • Bette - True Story (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    True Story

    Bette realizes that her live appearance on "The View" is going poorly so she makes up a story that will win over the audience.

  • Bette - Diva, Interrupted (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Diva, Interrupted

    With help from a publicist, Bette stages a nervous breakdown to pave the way for a courageous comeback.

  • Bette - Or Not to Be (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Or Not to Be

    Bette tackles Shakespeare when she feels that the industry is not taking her career seriously; guest Tim Curry.

  • Bette - I Love This Game (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    I Love This Game

    Intent on giving Roy the one thing he wants for his birthday, Bette will stop at nothing to get tickets to the Lakers-Knicks game; guest Kobe Bryant.

  • Bette - In My Life (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    In My Life

    Bette takes time to reminisce about the most important people in her life: Roy, Connie, Oscar and Rose.

  • Bette - Color of Roses (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Color of Roses

    After Bette fires her record producer, she decides to give Oscar a chance at producing her next single.

  • Bette - Two Days at a Time (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Two Days at a Time

    Oprah Winfrey invites Bette to discuss a new book on her show, but Bette doesn't let on that she hasn't read it yet.

  • Bette - Silent But Deadly (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Silent But Deadly

    Bette gets laryngitis after pushing herself too hard, but Roy believes she is giving him the silent treatment.

  • Bette - Halloween (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:


    Rose (Marina Malota) makes a small Halloween sacrifice to trick-or-treat with Bette (Bette Midler), who dresses up as Dolly Parton. With guest star Dolly Parton.

  • Bette - And the Winner Is (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    And the Winner Is

    Winning a Golden Globe for her performance on "JAG," Bette forgets to thank Roy in her acceptance speech.

  • Bette - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Bette (Bette Midler) pokes fun at her various roles as diva, wife and mother; Bette seeks rejuvenation in exercise, rap music and plastic surgery.