of coming down with a fever
in this age of digital media;
a chance to catch up on DVDs
that were previously ignored,
such as this one:
I've always thought that UGLY BETTY
was really a telenovela-type TV show,
more of a chick flick-type series,
more pathos than comedy,
more drama than laughs.
My mom and sister marathoned through Season One,
and a couple of weeks ago,
my cabalen and fellow DiBiDi fanatic Peejay
texted that the show was actually pretty good.
I resisted until I caught an episode on StarWorld,
the one where (Ugly Betty producer) Salma Hayek
takes off her blouse in an elevator
and shows off her bountiful bosom.
Well, after that,
I had to see more...
literally and figuratively.
If laughter is the best medicine,
then I have to thank Ugly Betty
for getting me back on my feet
much quicker than anticipated.
UGLY BETTY now joins
30 ROCK and THE OFFICE
as my new Must-Watch comedies.
It's the funniest show
about dysfunctional families,
and their shenanigans concerning
murder, fetishes, infidelity, & sibling rivalry
since this overlooked classic: