Here is the first sneak peek video clip for Ugly Betty, episode 4.10, The Passion of the Betty. (SUPER HAT TIP to IrenePrysbowsky on YouTube!) SPOILER WARNING – if you don’t want to spoil the return of Dr. Farkas, skip this video!
Betty is being examined by Dr Farkas (Jesse Tyler Ferguson). In the process, they catch up (I’m not sure WHY Betty hasn’t seen Dr Farkas in a long time, but I guess that’ll be explained in the episode).
Farkas notices that Betty looks “different”. After Betty tells him, he lets her know that he is recently “single”. He is overly friendly, then raises Betty in the chair (closer to him), and asks her out. Betty then has to inform him that she has a boyfriend.
After the inevitable awkward moment, Dr Farkas tries to make the best of things by inferring that his life is going great regardless (making in the mid five figures with a little creative accounting).
Ferguson is awesome, as usual. It’s funny, he’s just as believable as an overly needy straight orthodontist as he is as an OCD gay man on Modern Family. I think that if you give him a neurosis to work with, Ferguson can run with it.
As an aside, It’ll be interesting after this awkward exchange to see if Farkas ends up being the one who takes out Betty’s braces this spring. IMHO, it HAS to be him, but we’ll just have to see how it falls.