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The Betty White Show

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The Betty White Show
Premiere September 12, 1977
Finale January 2, 1978
Creator Ed. Weinberger &
Stan Daniels
Network/Provider CBS
Style 30-minute sitcom
Company MTM Enterprises
Seasons 1
Episodes 14
(List of episodes)
Origin USA

The Betty White Show is a sitcom that aired on CBS.

Joyce Whitman, a middle-aged actress, lands the lead in a fictitious police series, Undercover Woman (a parody of Angie Dickinson's Police Woman). Joyce is thrilled with the show, but less pleased to learn that the director is her ex-husband, John Elliot, whom she unfondly refers to as "old pickle puss". He responds in kind, supplying his star with an oversized male double named Hugo, a sexy, much younger onscreen sidekick, and dialogue not nearly as sharp as her tongue. Also on hand are Joyce's best friend, Mitzi Maloney, co-star actor Fletcher Huff, and network penny-pincher Doug Porterfield.



Actor Character
Main Cast
Betty White Joyce Whitman
John Hillerman John Elliot
Georgia Engel Mitzi Maloney
Alex Henteloff Doug Porterfield
Barney Phillips Fletcher Huff
Charles Cyphers Hugo Muncy
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Caren Kaye Tracy Garrett


Season  Premiere Finale #
Season One September 12, 1977 January 2, 1978 14


DVD Releases

There are no DVD releases for this show.

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