Ugly Betty

Season 2 Episode 6

Something Wicked This Way Comes

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Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Nov 01, 2007 on ABC
8.7
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Betty and Henry secretly go on a date to see Wicked, but Daniel, thinking that her date is Gio, gives two tickets to Betty and Gio and Gio does not want to give up those tickets. Meanwhile, Daniel gets in a meeting with an advertiser, a woman who has an interest in younger men, namely Daniel.moreless

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  • "you're about to hear a cough. that's me saying hello." "you're about to hear a sneeze. that's me saying hello." "you're about to hear a gag. that's me... gagging."

    9.3
    i love love loved this episode =) it had me on the edge of my seat the whole time (as this show always tends to do). i love how betty has to walk amanda's dog in her bathing suit for an entire month, lmfao. anyway. i just knew betty would say she was going out with gio, i actually think when henry goes away they might develop something... but maybe that's just me. anyway I'm kind of getting sick of the whole henry-betty relationship. i LOVE them being together and I think it's adorable and everything but they keep going through the same problems and it's not fairrr =( betry ftw :)! haha. oh and i'm glad justin is back to his old fabulous self, i almost died laughing seeing him make out with the one girl. anyway, the preview for the next episode looks amazing... i can't wait !!moreless
  • I absolutely love Gio! I like Henry, but he will be leaving! Betty should be with Gio :)

    9.7
    I absolutely love Gio! I like Henry, but he will be leaving! Betty should be with Gio :) I think this episode is sort of insinuating that Gio has a thing for Betty, and he purposely took the ticket in hopes of seeing Betty there. But I was proud of Betty for taking Hilda's advice at the end, it was a truly romantic ending scene which makes us all love Henry and Betty a little more. Not only that, but I think it makes us all want to see Wicked a little more too! So hopefully Henry doesn't end up leaving, but if he does, then I am rooting for Betty and Gio!moreless
  • Awww how cute

    10
    Since I love Betty and Henry together I definitely loved this episode. It was so cute how they were trying to hide their relationship from everyone. I thought it was also cute the way Daniel was trying to look out for Betty by not approving of her being with Henry. Haha the sandwich dude's thing for Betty was also hilarious the way he was pretending to be her boyfriend as a front to hide the truth from Daniel. Nasty how Daniel was going to actually sleep with that woman just to get her to help him out with the magazine. Overall another great episode.moreless
  • best episode in the series so far

    9.6
    i think this episode has easily been the best in season 2 so far, everything was perfectly. timed. and it makes me think even more that betty and henry are meant to be. Altohugh i thin they-we are togther, we are not together wen ton for to long.This is an episode which reall shows daniels development, has we really looks out for betty,juts has she has done so many times.Alos not sleeping with that women, hshows he has really grown up. Marc and Amanda were funny as usual and both have inpeciable comic timing.love them best part about the show. Alos the incororation of the extremly popular wicked was very fitting.moreless
  • Not good but not bad. Just average!

    7.1
    Really not my favorite type of episode but it was not bad at all. As Betty's "date" of Gio or whatever the person's name is was really annoying as well as just kept bothering her so much. I wanted to tell Gio where to go at times. But that wouldn't had been nice. Henry I thought, was doing all he can to really "kiss & make-up" to Betty. Though he did hurt her a whole lot. Meanwhile, Daniel I thought was the only saving grace in the show. He came off rather really nice. Show he maybe jerky and macho at times. But on the flip side, he is nice and tries the best to live up to his demanding dad's expectations of the magazine running business. Makes you feel for him.moreless
Eden Espinosa

Eden Espinosa

Elphaba

Guest Star

Megan Hilty

Megan Hilty

Glinda

Guest Star

Marlo Thomas

Marlo Thomas

Elaine Winthrop

Guest Star

Freddy Rodriguez

Freddy Rodriguez

Gio

Recurring Role

David Blue

David Blue

Cliff

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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  • TRIVIA (2)

    • When Gio gives Betty the three coupons for "getting him canned", the pink coupon in the front says she can receive a cookie. However, after Gio takes a coupon away, the pink coupon says "10% off".

    • At the end of the song "Popular," Elphaba was still on stage. In the actual musical, Elphaba is supposed to be offstage at the end.

  • QUOTES (11)

    • Henry: You keep talking about how sad you're going to be when I leave, but I have to leave you. You're not the only one getting your heart broken Betty.

    • Wilhelmina: (to Marc) I smell fear. What did you do wrong?

    • Wilhelmina: (to Marc) You're wrong about me being alone. I have hundreds of back-stabbing, two-faced, superficial friends who are pouring in from all over the globe for this wedding. Any of them would be thrilled to be my maid of honour.

    • Betty: Oh, Amanda, gosh you look so pretty today. I love that sweater.
      Amanda: Well thank you. I love your...okay.
      Betty: Look, Daniel says you have access to theatre tickets. Please, I'll do anything you want. (Amanda smiles) Why are you smiling like that?
      Amanda: I was just picturing you walking Holston for a month.
      Betty: Okay!
      Amanda: In your bathing suit.

    • Wilhelmina: Find out what Betty's having for dinner and get me two!

    • (Betty and Henry go in Glinda's bubble and it starts to turn on during "Defying Gravity" and stops the show)
      Megan Hilty: (out of character) What the-?
      Eden Espinosa: (also out of character) Holy crap!
      Henry: Smile, Betty. You're on Broadway.

    • Betty: (texting Henry during 'Popular') In a moment, you will hear a cough. That's me saying hello.
      (Betty coughs)
      Henry: (texting Betty back) In a moment, you will hear a sneeze. That's me saying hello.
      (Henry sneezes)
      Gio: (out loud to Betty) In a moment, you will hear a gag. That's me gagging.

    • Wilhelmina: (about her dress size) I have to gain six pounds by Saturday to fill it out. (sees Betty eating a danish) Look at her. She makes it seem so easy.

    • Betty: Daniel, I am not dating Henry.
      Daniel: Because if you were I'd have to seriously think about getting rid of him.
      Betty: (looks at him worried) Murder?
      Daniel: What? No, god, I hate that it's so easy to go there with my family, but no I mean fire him.

    • Hilda: I'm romantic, not crazy!

    • Daniel: The one thing I always thought you had was good judgment. I can't understand why you're being so stupid.
      Betty: Stupid.
      (Betty walks away from Daniel)

  • NOTES (3)

    • Featured Music:
      'Defying Gravity'
      'I'm Not That Girl'
      'Popular' all from the musical Wicked

    • International Airdates:
      United Kingdom: November 07, 2007 on E4
      Ireland: November 08, 2007 on RTE Two
      Portugal: December 2, 2007 on SIC
      Norway: February 13, 2008 on TVNorge
      The Netherlands: May 13, 2008 on Net 5
      Denmark: May 6, 2008 on TV2
      Greece: August 8, 2008 on ANT1

    • Since Ugly Betty is shot primarily in Los Angeles even though it takes place in New York, all scenes taking place at the Gershwin Theater were shot in the Pantages Theater, where the sit down production of Wicked plays.

  • ALLUSIONS (1)

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