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Season 1

The Beautiful World of Ugly Betty

Apr/12/2007
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1 :01x01 - Pilot

Sep/28/2006
In the superficial world of high fashion, image is everything. Styles come and go, and the only constants are the superthin beauties who wear them. How can an ordinary girl a slightly plump plain-Jane from Queens possibly fit in?
Guest Stars: William Abadie as Phillippe Michel | Gina Gershon as Fabia | Kevin Sussman as Walter | Ava Gaudet as Gina Gambarro | Michael Urie as Marc
Writer: Silvio Horta
Songs: The Frank Pop Ensemble -- Hip Teens Don't Wear Blue Jeans, Princess Superstar -- I Like It A Lot, Solo Dos -- Lo Quiere To, Donna Summer -- She Works Hard For The Money, K.T. Tunstall -- Suddenly I See, Vassy -- Wanna Fly

2 :01x02 - The Box and the Bunny

Oct/05/2006
Betty unwittingly loses the book, a proof of the entire magazine, complete with un-retouched photos of a popular actress who looks less than lovely without a little computer magic. If the photos get out, it could create huge embarrassment for Mode. Wilhelmina plots to use the snafu to bring Daniel down. Meanwhile, Bradford Meade secretively inquires about Fey Sommers final effects.
Guest Stars: Elizabeth Penn Payne as The Masked Woman | Sarah Jones (1) as Natalie Whitman | Stelio Savante as Steve | Cicely Daniels as Zelda | Ava Gaudet as Gina Gambarro | Kevin Sussman as Walter | Michael Urie as Marc | Lucy Davis as Fashion TV Hostess | Scottie Thompson as Photo Editor
Director: Sheree Folkson
Writer: Silvio Horta
Songs: Lady Sovereign -- Love Me Or Hate Me

3 :01x03 - Queens for a Day

Oct/12/2006
Betty uses her Queens connections to lure big time photographer (and former Queens boy) Vincent Bianchi to shoot for Mode. But when Bianchi insists that Betty meet at a posh restaurant, she feels pressured to get a makeover only things dont quite turn out as planned. Meanwhile Wilhelmina primps for a big date, and Bradford tries to get his hands on Fey Sommers death car.
Guest Stars: Rhys Coiro as Vincent Bianchi | Elizabeth Penn Payne as The Masked Woman | Stelio Savante as Steve | Kevin Sussman as Walter | Michael Urie as Marc | Thea Vidale as Cholli | Eve Mauro as Assistant | Jill Latiano Howerton as Model | Andy Kreiss as Host | Stephen Keys (1) as Doorman | Teresa Huang as Reporter #1 | Ron Butler as Reporter #2 | Mark Hames as Waiter | Ron Canada as Senator Slater | Gilles G. Marini as Jean-Luc | Greg Proops as TV Fashion Reporter
Director: James Hayman
Songs: Pussycat Dolls -- Buttons, Shakira -- Hips Don't Lie, Thuggie D -- Keep Ya Body Movin', Los Ninos De Sara -- La Cubanita, Rihanna -- Unfaithful, The Voodoo Trombone Quartet -- Voodoo Juju

4 :01x04 - Fey's Sleigh Ride

Oct/19/2006
When Mode is forced to abandon its big Christmas photo shoot because another magazine has copied the idea, Betty forms an uneasy alliance with Marc and Amanda. The three fear they may have leaked the idea to someone at the rival mag during happy hour . . . and that their jobs will be history if anyone finds out. Meanwhile, Daniel and Wilhelmina reluctantly work together to come up with a new photo spread as Mode's deadline looms, and Betty's nephew, Justin, is oblivious to the turmoil as he spends a day at the magazine for a class project.
Guest Stars: Nicholas Gonzalez as Carlo Medina | Miranda Frigon as Carol | Stelio Savante as Steve | Rhys Coiro as Vincent Bianchi | Elizabeth Penn Payne as The Masked Woman | Michael Urie as Marc | Kevin Sussman as Walter | Cleo King as Anne Frasier | Diane Cary as Bradford's Assistant
Director: Tricia Brock
Songs: Junior Senior -- Can I Get Get Get, Billy May -- Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer Mambo

5 :01x05 - The Lyin', the Watch, and the Wardrobe

Oct/26/2006
It's Halloween and Betty is in for a series of frightful experiences, ranging from showing up dressed for the Mode costume contest . . . only to learn there isnt one, to dealing with her growing attraction to Henry -- while a jealous Walter fumes -- and, worst of all, tracking down a watch Daniel left at one of his many girlfriends apartments. Meanwhile, Daniel pays a visit to his mom in rehab, and Wilhelmina is horrified to learn that she can't fit into a designer gown.
Guest Stars: Judith Light as Claire Meade | Christopher Gorham as Henry | Stelio Savante as Steve | Elizabeth Penn Payne as The Masked Woman | Michael Urie as Marc | Patrick Fabian as Fashion TV Presentator | Jowharah Jones as Nico | Tasha Taylor as Thursday's Girl | Allison McAtee as Friday's Girl | Kevin Sussman as Walter | Jeanne Simpson as Receptionist | Amanda Lockwood as Mode Girl | Jesse Marchant as Jason | Jean-Christophe Febbrari as Waiter
Director: Rodman Flender
Writer: Donald Todd
Songs: Antonio Vivaldi -- Mandolin Concerto In C Major, Maxine Nightingale -- Right Back Where We Started From

6 :01x06 - Trust, Lust, and Must

Nov/02/2006
Daniel falls in instant lust with a mysterious beauty he sees in the Mode lobby (guest star Salma Hayek) and asks for Bettys help in finding out the ladys identity. Meanwhile, Betty and Hilda scramble to raise cash when they get some unexpected news, and Wilhelmina must deal with an unexpected house guest, her daughter.
Guest Stars: Salma Hayek as Sofia Reyes | Debi Mazar as Leah Feldman | Jowharah Jones as Nico | Kevin Sussman as Walter | Michael Urie as Marc | Elizabeth Penn Payne as The Masked Woman | Alexis Krause as Hot Mode Girl | Chris Damiano as Gym Manager | Diane Cary as Bradford's Assistant | Andy Milder as Immigration Lawyer | Stelio Savante as Steve | Allen Nabors as 1990 Fashion TV Host | Ryan Raftery as Karaoke Singer | Lauren Rose Lewis as Lara | Lizzie Murray as Store Manager
Director: Jamie Babbit
Songs: The Commodores -- Machine Gun

7 :01x07 - After Hours

Nov/09/2006
Betty takes a break from her escalating family troubles when she's assigned to review a posh new hotel. Meanwhile, Daniel is dismayed when Sofia Reyes and her team take up residence in the Mode conference room, and Wilhelmina goes a little bit country to woo a mega rich Texan to advertise his stores in Mode.
Guest Stars: Brett Cullen as Ted | Salma Hayek as Sofia Reyes | Kevin Alejandro as Santos | Kevin Sussman as Walter | Michael Urie as Marc | Darryl Stephens as Waiter | Robert Parks-Valletta as Bellhop | Marinda Kaha as Hostess | Rib Hillis as Sven | Bryan Okes Fuller as Hotel Clerk | Holly Bonelli as Waitress
Director: James Hayman
Songs: ZZ Top -- Sharp Dressed Man

8 :01x08 - Four Thanksgivings and a Funeral

Nov/16/2006
Its Thanksgiving Day and everyone at Mode celebrates in their own special way. Betty is torn between work and home; Daniel attends his parents brunch in hopes of seeing Sofia; Marc and Amanda camp out at the Mode offices, and Wilhelmina attempts something shes never done before cooking a turkey.
Special Guest Stars: Martha Stewart as Herself |
Guest Stars: Salma Hayek as Sofia Reyes | Judith Light as Claire Meade | Debi Mazar as Leah | Kevin Alejandro as Santos | Teddy Sears as Hunter | Sal Landi as Mr. Green | Kevin Sussman as Walter | Michael Urie as Marc | Sarah Knowlton as Donna Spedarro | Jowharah Jones as Nico Slater | Charlie David as Scott | Ava Gaudet as Gina Gambarro | Stelio Savante as Steve | Diane Cary as Bradford's Assistant | David DeSantos as Bartender | Adam Kulbersh as Gordon | Lenora May as Woman in Elevator | Elizabeth Penn Payne as The Masked Woman

9 :01x09 - Lose the Boss?

Nov/23/2006
The day after Thanksgiving is no holiday for Betty, who struggles to pull together a last-minute Mode photo shoot with a famous couple and their baby, while a dejected Daniel recuperates from a hangover at the Suarez house.
Guest Stars: Salma Hayek as Sofia Reyes | Kevin Alejandro as Santos | Stelio Savante as Steve | Sal Landi as Mr. Green | Robert Clendenin as Bruno | Michael Urie as Marc | Kevin Sussman as Walter |
Co-Guest Stars: Elizabeth Penn Payne as The Masked Woman | Boo Arnold as Trenchcoat #1 | Verda Bridges as Fabulous #2 | Fuschia Walker as Fabulous #1 (as Fuschia!) | Michael Edward Rose as Driver | Opender Singh as Pradip
Director: Ken Whittingham

10 :01x10 - Fake Plastic Snow

Nov/30/2006
Amanda hopes her successful holiday office party will be the gift that keeps on giving. Meanwhile, Betty sorts through her feelings for Walter and Henry; Daniel's love for Sofia grows; and Marc tries to stay on Wilhelmina's good side.
Guest Stars: Michael Urie as Marc | Kevin Sussman as Walter | Salma Hayek as Sofia Reyes | Christopher Gorham as Henry | Brett Cullen as Ted | Mini Anden as Aerin | Ron Gilbert as Jody Pennette | Courtney Ford as M.W. | Francesca Ferrara as Jackie | Brendan Patrick Connor as Rob | Ava Gaudet as Gina Gambarro | Elizabeth Penn Payne as The Masked Woman | Sal Landi as Mr. Green
Director: James Hayman

11 :01x11 - Swag

Jan/04/2007
Christina's swag lottery creates a feeding frenzy among the office fashionistas, while Betty wears herself out helping a suddenly cash-poor Daniel entertain a famous Japanese designer.
Guest Stars: Christopher Gorham as Henry | Jamison Yang as Translator | Kurando Mitsutake as Oshi | Countrified Wedman as Street Vendor | Chris Stone as Janitor | Elizabeth Penn Payne as The Masked Woman | Kit Paquin as Skinny Cashier | Tomiko Martinez as Receptionist | Jill Latiano Howerton as Blonde | Mike Faiola as Mailroom Boy | Bianca Chiminello as Mode Girl | Darlena Tejeiro as Maria Ortiz | Lucy Davis as Fashion TV Anchor | Kevin Sussman as Walter | Michael Urie as Marc
Director: Tamra Davis
Songs: Lady Sovereign -- 9 to 5, Black Eyed Peas -- Bebot, The Knife -- We Share Our Mothers' Health

12 :01x12 - Sofia's Choice

Jan/11/2007
Daniel's future plans with Sofia are thrown into question when Betty makes a startling discovery; Wilhelmina's romance with Ted changes her mood at the office; and Ignacio doesn't see eye-to-eye with his immigration caseworker.
Guest Stars: Lorin Shapiro as Jersey Bachelorette | Judith Light as Claire Meade | Kurt David Anderson as Production Assistant | Justin Scot as Editorial Assistant | Elizabeth Penn Payne as The Masked Woman | Teddy Sears as Hunter | Octavia Spencer as Constance | Brett Cullen as Ted | Salma Hayek as Sofia Reyes | Michael Urie as Marc | Lisa K. Wyatt as Handicapped MYW Magazine Worker | Kevin Sussman as Walter | Nolan North as Male Anchor | Andi Matheny as Female Anchor | Blumes Tracy as Male Stripper
Director: Jeff Melman
Writer: Silvio Horta

13 :01x13 - In or Out

Jan/18/2007
Daniel is suffering a broken heart and Betty decides to help him get over Sofia by setting him up with a super model. Meanwhile Wilhelmina is picking people to fire or keep when she becomes editor-in-chief.
Guest Stars: Michael Urie as Marc | Stelio Savante as Steve | Shelly Desai as Jorge | Hope Shapiro as Bald Woman on TV | Josh Kelly as Busboy | Robert Thorne (2) as Maitre D' | Kathy Griffin as Fashion TV Anchor
Director: Michael Spiller
Songs: Goldfrapp -- Lovely 2 C U

14 :01x14 - I'm Coming Out

Feb/01/2007
During Fashion Week in New York City, Betty works to make sure Mode's runway show goes flawlessly. However, Daniel has Hilda help her with the show, much to Betty's dismay. Marc and Amanda continue on a mission to seal the season's hottest fashion item; Daniel is surprised when his father decides to hand over Meade Publications, but a visit from an old friend sends him back to his old ways; and the Mode fashion show is suddenly stopped by a shocking revelation.
Guest Stars: Christopher Gorham as Henry | Katharine McPhee as Herself | Octavia Spencer as Constance | Gina Gershon as Fabia | Bailey Chase as Beckett "Becks" Scott | Tim Gunn as Fashion TV Reporter
Director: Wendey Stanzler
Songs: David Bowie -- Fame

15 :01x15 - Brothers

Feb/08/2007
The masked woman makes an announcement that leaves Mode in disarray. Meanwhile, Betty tries to moderate the chaos, but Wilhelmina continues to plot her next move; Henry asks out Betty; and Justin is sent home from school for fighting.
Guest Stars: Christopher Gorham as Henry | Judith Light as Claire Meade | Kevin Alejandro as Santos | Robert Lundqvist as Michael Moore | Liz Torres as Unknown | Tim Gunn as Fashion TV Reporter
Director: Lev L. Spiro
Songs: The Waitresses -- I Know What Boys Like

16 :01x16 - Derailed

Feb/15/2007
Daniel is forced to reconnect with Grace Chin, a girl he once ditched on a date in college but is now New York City's most powerful lawyer. Betty meets a new friend, Charlie, in the Mode cafeteria, but soon learns she is Henry's girlfriend. Meanwhile, Christina and Marc are trapped together during a blizzard and work on a gown for Sarah Jessica Parker; Wilhelmina and Alexis get stranded at a bar; and Santos and Justin get stuck on the subway.
Guest Stars: Kevin Alejandro as Santos | Judith Light as Claire Meade | Bailey Chase as Beckett "Becks" Scott | Christopher Gorham as Henry | Jerry O'Connell as Joel | Jayma Mays as Charlie | Lucy Liu as Grace Chin
Director: James Hayman
Songs: What Goes Around -- What Goes Around

17 :01x17 - Icing on the Cake

Mar/15/2007
Betty asks her orthodontist, Dr. Farkas, to be her date to Charlie's birthday party after being invited by Henry. Meanwhile, Wilhelmina tries to tear Daniel and Alexis apart when she learns that Daniel was the one who hired Grace Chin to defend their father; and Amanda piques the interest of an unusual designer.
Guest Stars: Lucy Liu as Grace Chin | Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Dr. Farkas | Christopher Gorham as Henry | Jayma Mays as Charlie
Director: Jeff Melman

18 :01x18 - Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Mar/22/2007
Marc convinces Betty to pretend to be his girlfriend after his mother, Mrs. Weiner, arrives in town. However, when Mrs. Weiner invites herself to dinner at the Suarez home, Betty's family is forced to play along. Meanwhile, Daniel and Alexis have difficulty working together when their mother names them both co-editors-in-chief.
Guest Stars: Patti LuPone as Mrs. Weiner | Judith Light as Claire Meade
Director: Tricia Brock

19 :01x19 - Punch Out

Apr/19/2007
Betty tries to keep Daniel focused on work after he begins to slip back into his partying habits. Things get worse when a writer gets a hold of Fey Sommer's diaries. Meanwhile, Ignacio is pressured by the immigration caseworker to get into a romantic relationship with her; and Wilhelmina and Alexis try to get a hold of Fey's diaries, but each have a different reason for wanting to do so.
Guest Stars: Octavia Spencer as Constance | Bailey Chase as Beckett "Becks" Scott | Max Greenfield as Nick Pepper | Jeff Meacham as Kevin | Eric Edelstein as Ben | AnnaLynne McCord as Petra | Ivana Milicevic as Lena | Leslie Jordan as Quincy Combs
Director: Miguel Arteta

20 :01x20 - Petra-gate

Apr/26/2007
Having been disappointed by Daniel, Christina and Henry, Betty does her best to avoid them. Meanwhile, love is all around at Mode with Alexis being asked out on her first date as a woman; Amanda flirts with a man she assumed was gay; Wilhelmina is tired of dealing with her latest conquest; and Hilda is surprised by Santos. Also, Daniel is on his own dealing with his one time date with Petra.
Guest Stars: Christopher Gorham as Henry | Kevin Alejandro as Santos | Jayma Mays as Charlie | Cristián de la Fuente as Rodrigo | AnnaLynne McCord as Petra | Ivana Milicevic as Lena | Mykel Shannon Jenkins as Tavares
Director: Paul Lazarus

21 :01x21 - Secretaries Day

May/03/2007
Betty tries to find the cash to fix the latest Suarez family problem, all while working on the plans for Mode's assistant week bash. Meanwhile, Daniel mulls over Betty's advice on his sexual addiction; Alexis debates Rodrigo's offer; Hilda takes her cosmetology school exam; and Wilhelmina concocts a plan to take over Mode.
Guest Stars: Christopher Gorham as Henry | Judith Light as Claire Meade | Jayma Mays as Charlie | Cristián de la Fuente as Rodrigo | Max Greenfield as Nick Pepper | David Noroña as Tyler | Maria Costa as Valerie | Rachel Roberts (1) as Marla | Jonathan Slavin as Squire Josh | Shayna Rose as younger wench | Joe Duer as Lorenzo | Lorraine Toussaint as Yoga

22 :01x22 - A Tree Grows In Guadalajara

May/10/2007
Betty and the Suarez family head to Guadalajara to fix Ignacio's immigration problems. Meanwhile, Jordan visits Alexis; Marc is jealous when Amanda finds a new best gay friend in Tavares; and Wilhelmina gives her new man a makeover.
Guest Stars: Rita Moreno as Aunt Mirta | Justina Machado as Clara | Rebecca Gayheart as Jordan | Mykel Shannon Jenkins as Tavares | Christopher Gorham as Henry | Lillian Hurst as Yolanda | Bunnie Rivera as Nurse | Lilyan Chauvin as curandera
Director: Lev L. Spiro

23 :01x23 - East Side Story

May/17/2007
Betty and Henry's relationship heats up as Wilhelmina makes a critical move in her power play attempt for Mode. Meanwhile, the Suarez's trip to Mexico takes a deadly turn.
Guest Stars: Christopher Gorham as Henry | Judith Light as Claire Meade | Kevin Alejandro as Kevin Santos | Jayma Mays as Charlie | Max Greenfield as Nick Pepper | Lorraine Toussaint as Yoga | Kristin Chenoweth as Diane | Gina Gershon as Fabia
Director: James Hayman
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy | Drama
Status: Canceled
Network: ABC ( USA)
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 28, 2006
Ended: April 14, 2010
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