TV Series | | Comedy
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.
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.
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.
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