Betty White’s Off Their Rockers You’ll Laugh Until You Cry, Your Jaw Hurts, or Almost Tinkle Yourself

The Funniest Show EVER

Hysterical !! OK, this show has got to be the funniest I have ever seen, and at my age that’s a lot of tv. I adore Betty White to begin with especially her new show Hot in Cleveland, which is what I was originally going to write about. Then when I was searching through recently added on Hulu and saw Betty White’s Off Their Rockers I thought it was an interview at first. When I saw the description and it was part 2, I had to check it out. I don’t think I’ve ever laughed that hard in my LIFE. It will absolutely make you laugh until you cry. I couldn’t wait and went right back and watched the pilot after part 2, again hysterical!

What's the Show About?

The show is NBC’s version of Belgium's Benidorm Bastards It is a continuous and I mean continuous staging of pranks that Betty sets up on the “young and impressionable” as she calls them. The greatest part of it is it’s all done by her senior citizen cast and has the highest level of unbelievable situations which lead to a lot of “What the %#^*?” and “Oh my God.”

Just to give you an idea there is one clip where these skateboarders are hanging out on a set of steps (all of which can’t be out of their twenties) and this senior citizen walking by with a cane and carrying a skateboard walks up drops the cane, and shows off his stuff on the board. Just watching him and their reactions is amazing. If you watch a couple of the videos you'll see what I mean.

One of the greatest parts is that there are no “Your on Candid Camera” type moments, to let them know they’ve been had. I’m sure there is afterwards for releases, etc., but it allows the show to just keep blasting them and I’m telling you I had to pause the video to give my jaws a break Of course Betty has a few little clips in between but even those keep you on the floor. Then they hang banners off of overpasses while waving flags over the interstate with include such sayings as “STD Free Since 1953,” and others that your going to have to watch to see.

Of course the main star is Betty White, but the cast who play most of the pranks which are Michael Alaimo, Lou Beatty, Jr., Ann Benson, Nick De Mauro, Reatha Grey, Richard Herd, Sheila Korsi, Joan Kushell, Emilie Melonas, Richard Reicheg, Peg Shirley, Ron Southart, and Michael Yama are just sensational. I have to tell you these guys are amazing and never miss a trick. The theme song is “Were Not Gonna Take It” by Twisted Sister and is really so appropriate when you see the show.

What's Next?

For me waiting until next week and giving my jaws a break. For you, watch a few of the short videos and if you want to laugh until you cry, your jaw hurts, or until you almost tinkle yourself go to NBC or Hulu and check out the rest of the show. It’s free for now so you might as well watch it with family and friends or both.

What ever you do don’t miss the end of the show for Betty’s “Pearls of Wisdom.” I gotta tell you at 90 I don’t see how she does it and can only hope I have half her gumption at that age.

Have an incredible day and take the time to have a good laugh!

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momster 4 years ago

Now im going to have to watch Betty White. I have always enjoyed watching her movies. She is awsome. Great hub. Voted up and shared.

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Charlu 4 years ago from Florida Author

Hi Momster Glad to see you here and I really hope you watch it and then let me know what you think. There are only two shows on my must see list one is shark tank and this is now number two. Thanks so much for your greatly appreciated comment and talk to you soon.

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mljdgulley354 4 years ago

What a fun show. I am going to watch this too.

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Charlu 4 years ago from Florida Author

Hi mljdgulley

I was in shock finding such a funny new show and hooked on the first episode. Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to share.

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Peggy W 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

I think that old guy pulling his tooth next to the younger guy is really funny. Have seen that as a promo for the show, but have not yet watched an entire show. I love Betty White! She is amazing. Still enjoy reruns of the Golden Girls. I admire her also for her love of animals and being an advocate for responsible animal care. Thanks for writing about this new show of hers. Up votes!

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Charlu 4 years ago from Florida Author

Hi Peggy I know I just love her and she is always so funny. I've watched her since Password and Mary Tyler Moore when she was a guest. What amazes me is that it seems like the older she gets the more she does. Thanks for your always appreciated comments and votes. Have a great weekend and a wonderful holiday.

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Peggy W 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

The same to you Charlu. Wishing you a great holiday weekend. Loved the shows you mentioned. They were all good and also good for laughs.

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moonlake 4 years ago from America

I haven't seen this show yet. Will have to watch it. Looks pretty funny. Voted Up

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Charlu 4 years ago from Florida Author

Hi Moonlake

If you like comedies and seeing seniors kind of "Off Their Rockers" you will love it. Some of the greatest clips for me were where Ann Benson and some of the others were talking to the "young and impressionable" like they were their age. Been on a binge for 3 days and got lucky now gotta get back to work and I can't tell you what happens next but it will leave you on the floor.

Thanks so much for taking some of your valuable time to stop and share your comments and for your votes.

Have a great holiday weekend and talk to you soon.

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Happyboomernurse 4 years ago from South Carolina

Great Hub,

I've always loved Betty White but now that she's been having so much success at age 90, I'm absolutely awestruck at her talent and ability to continue to generate so much laughter for viewers of all ages.

Voted up across the board. Thanks for sharing this.

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Charlu 4 years ago from Florida Author

Hi Happyboomernurse She's just as amazing at 90 as she was at 30 or maybe even more so. Living proof that some things get better with age:)) Thanks for dropping by and taking the time to comment and vote. They are always appreciated. Have an incredible weekend

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Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

What a great hub for I have to award my 'Up up and away.'

Take care and enjoy your day.


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Charlu 4 years ago from Florida Author

Hi Eddy Thanks for stopping by and I'm so glad you liked it. Looking forward to many more hubs to share. Your comments and votes are always appreciated. Have an incredible day and talk to you soon.

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visionandfocus 4 years ago from North York, Canada

I love Betty White! I'm going to keep an eye out for this show. I hope they have it in Canada. The clips are hilarious! Thanks for sharing. Voted up!

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Charlu 4 years ago from Florida Author

Hi visionandfocus Thanks for stopping by and I really hope they air it in Canada because it is just so funny :)) Betty White continues to amaze me to this day. Have an incredible day and take some time to have a good laugh.

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