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A young, smart and wise woman named Betty Suarez goes on a journey to find her inner beauty. The only problem is that it's hard for a slightly less attractive woman to find her beauty surrounded by tall skinny models at a fashion magazine but Betty doesn't let this stop her or her positive attitude towards her work. Written by James Robson

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Ugly is the new beautiful. See more »

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Betty the Ugly  »

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The success of Ugly Betty has inspired a Halloween costume in America after the series' debut. See more »

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Marc St. James: What's wrong, Betty? Now that you're a big fancy editor, you don't even talk to the little people?
Betty Suarez: Oh, I'm sorry, I couldn't hear you over your loud shirt.
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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.154 (2009) See more »

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Wonderful and heartwarming!
2 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay, so "wonderful" and "heartwarming" are typical clichés. I did not want to get addicted to another show because it always seems the shows I enjoy end up getting canceled (anyone remember that little gem "Arrested Development?").

Ugly Betty is a great show. I figured when I saw the teasers for it that all the funny scenes were in the commercial and there would be nothing left in the show, but I gave it a chance. I thoroughly enjoyed watching. Salma Hayeck was hilarious in her cameo. Vanessa Williams is E-V-I-L! She seemed to relish in her role! America is amazing as Betty. She plays the part with sensitivity and does not make Betty seem cartoonish, which would have been very easy given the "ugly girl" costume she's wearing.

I will definitely continue to watch Ugly Betty. I am looking forward to seeing what kinds of situations Betty gets into in the future!


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