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Old 03-12-09, 05:10 AM   #1
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Ugly Betty -- Episodes discussion for remainder of season 3

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Synopsis for 3/12/09 episode

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Betty meets Matt's mother (Christine Baranski); Hilda's family try to set her up with Archie (Ralph Macchio); Wilhelmina is faced with financial difficulties; Daniel's relationship with Molly undergoes another adjustment.



Okay, since some of you are still watching but are too lazy to create invidual episode threads, here's a place for ya. Knock yourselves out and chat away.

Remember the show goes on hiatus March 26th for 3 weeks.
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Old 03-12-09, 10:41 AM   #2
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Old 03-12-09, 11:50 AM   #3
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I was ready to give up on the show 3 episodes ago, but the last two have rekindled my interest. Ditching the focus on the love "square" plus the Mode money troubles were two steps in the right direction.
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Old 03-12-09, 11:54 AM   #4
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Re: Ugly Betty -- Episodes discussion for remainder of season 3

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I was ready to give up on the show 3 episodes ago, but the last two have rekindled my interest. Ditching the focus on the love "square" plus the Mode money troubles were two steps in the right direction.
Ditto.
Plus there's been more Marc and Amanda of late, and that's just gold.
Amanda's expression/body language after she handed the baby back to Christina last week was classic stuff.
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Old 03-12-09, 01:27 PM   #5
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Re: Ugly Betty -- Episodes discussion for remainder of season 3

Again, I just don't see the flaws that would make anyone want to give up on the show.
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Old 03-12-09, 01:31 PM   #6
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I was ready to give up on the show 3 episodes ago, but the last two have rekindled my interest. Ditching the focus on the love "square" plus the Mode money troubles were two steps in the right direction.
yes, that was depressing and becoming stale real fast.
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Old 03-12-09, 11:29 PM   #7
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Still not as much Amanda as I'd like, but a pretty good episode tonight. Need some caps of Willy in the black bustier
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Old 03-12-09, 11:50 PM   #8
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This digital blurring of the ladies' wrinkles is very distracting.

Both Willy and Claire's chins were smeared, and Baranski's entire face was out of focus. I thought it was bad enough on CSI when they blur out Helgenberger, but this is far worse!
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Old 03-13-09, 02:04 AM   #9
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I was reading that last week Ugly Betty had it's worst ratings....ever.
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Old 05-25-09, 02:48 PM   #10
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Re: Ugly Betty -- Episodes discussion for remainder of season 3

Did anyone here watch the finale? My dvr cutoff the end, Daniel had just arrived to his place to see them pulling out a stretcher (I can assume what that meant - RIP) but did anything else happen? (I'm in Canada so no place to easily stream...)
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Old 05-25-09, 03:46 PM   #11
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Did anyone here watch the finale? My dvr cutoff the end, Daniel had just arrived to his place to see them pulling out a stretcher (I can assume what that meant - RIP) but did anything else happen? (I'm in Canada so no place to easily stream...)
That was only the end of the first episode. There were two.
I don't know why they did this whole getting married/cancer storyline.
Not sure why they had to bring Henry back either. It seems with this show, that they introduce a romantic interest for Betty and then write to later be a shlemp.
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Old 05-25-09, 08:08 PM   #12
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That was only the end of the first episode. There were two.
I don't know why they did this whole getting married/cancer storyline.
Not sure why they had to bring Henry back either. It seems with this show, that they introduce a romantic interest for Betty and then write to later be a shlemp.
No, the stretcher scene was at the very end of the season finale.
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Old 05-26-09, 12:59 AM   #13
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Re: Ugly Betty -- Episodes discussion for remainder of season 3

(this was definitely ep2, after the awards show) ^So was there anything else or just them bringing out Molly's dead body on a stretcher, cut to black?
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Old 05-26-09, 01:44 AM   #14
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(this was definitely ep2, after the awards show) ^So was there anything else or just them bringing out Molly's dead body on a stretcher, cut to black?
I remember Betty getting a text from Daniel for her to come over and she showed up at his place and sat next to him on the stoop and was comforting him - he looked like he was in shock.
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Old 05-26-09, 07:55 AM   #15
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(this was definitely ep2, after the awards show) ^So was there anything else or just them bringing out Molly's dead body on a stretcher, cut to black?
I forget the order of events, but there was also Willy putting the "hit" out on what's-his-name that stole all the company's money and Betty's (now) ex-boyfriend becoming her boss.
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Old 05-26-09, 09:18 AM   #16
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Thanks! A pretty good season that definitely picked up in quality in the last half... hopefully S4 will be more like this (and less like season 2).
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Old 05-26-09, 11:04 AM   #17
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aw jeesh, spoilers folks!, I'm midway through the two hour season finale.
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Old 05-26-09, 12:51 PM   #18
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^I'd have more sympathy for you if it hadn't aired FIVE DAYS AGO :P
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Old 05-26-09, 12:56 PM   #19
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uh, like I was on vacation. no, but I should know by now, that after the third day, story plotlines would be revealed.
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Old 05-26-09, 06:03 PM   #20
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Ha ha... sorry dude. This show is more about the dialogue and characters, rather than the plot twists, so I'm sure you can still enjoy it
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Old 05-27-09, 10:10 AM   #21
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I love the line from Willamena being disgusted that the free videos at the MAMMIES weren't blurays
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Old 05-27-09, 05:59 PM   #22
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aw jeesh, spoilers folks!, I'm midway through the two hour season finale.
Then why are you here reading this?
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Old 05-27-09, 06:12 PM   #23
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Who do you think Willie is shocked to see in her bedroom? I say the guy she put a hit on, Conner. Anyone else?

I think they brought Henry back so Betty would have problems with Matt. And Molly's marriage and subsequent death were introduced so we could see that Daniel is maturing and is not all about bagging women now.

The season finale looked gorgeous in HD.

I read on TV Guide that ABC will move UB to Friday nights next season. That doesn't sound good.
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Old 05-27-09, 06:51 PM   #24
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Friday night?, that will be the death of the show.
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