Hot in Cleveland Pilot:Betty White New Sitcom TV Land – TV Land’s newest show called Hot in Cleveland premiered last night on the network.
The series stars some actresses that may have seen on the small screen before – Jane Leeves of “Frasier,” Valerie Bertinelli of “One Day At a Time,” Wendie Malick of “Just Shoot Me,” and of course Betty White of “The Golden Girls”.The series focuses on on three best friends Joy Scroggs, played by Jane Leeves, Victoria Chase, played by Wendie Malick and Melanie Moretti, played by Valerie Bertinelli who are ladies of a certain age traveling from the cruel,sexist and ageist place they call Hollywood to Paris for a little get away.
Due to sudden turbulence their plane makes an emergency landing in Cleveland where the botoxified trio learned something shocking-Ohioan men are actually sexually attracted to women over 25 .
So the lonely ,desperate pals decide to stick around a bit and rent a Victorian house which comes with a pot-smoking ,insult-yapping elderly caretaker named Elka Ostrovsky played by Betty White.
Here is the recap of the episode:
Hot in Cleveland is a a television sitcom on TV Land starring Valerie Bertinelli, Wendie Malick and Jane Leeves as three past-their-prime entertainment industry veterans from Los Angeles whose lives are changed when their Paris-bound plane lands in Cleveland, Ohio, where they find a welcoming community that is less shallow, youth-obsessed and weight-conscious than LA, and where one of them leases a home with a sassy caretaker played by Betty White.
Overall it was a pretty decent episode where the three veteran actresses showed that they still have the ability to make their fans laugh.
But at 88 years old the real star of the not so groundbreaking series is actually Miss White who says the darn-est of things when you least expect her to.She managed to deliver more hilarious lines in a half hour span than just about anyone on TV.Nonetheless the show has a long way to go before it can capture America’s heart and eyeballs.
Here are few funny lines funny lines from the pilot:
“Why are you renting to prostitutes?”
“I Googled ‘Cleveland get hammered,’ and this is what came up.Along with some very disturbing pictures of Drew Carey.”
Victoria: “It’s just so hard to find great roles for women in their late 30s.”
Joy: “What’s it like at your age?”
What are your thoughts on the episode?
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