If you’ve had enough Betty White, you haven’t seen “Hot In Cleveland.”
A loose-lipped terror in a track suit, Elka Ostrovksy makes you forget Rose Nylund ever rolled into Miami via Minnesota and had other roomies. Her rapport with her three new housemates here, women of a certain age (somewhere north of 50), is aces.
Even though Jane Leeves (Daphne from “Frasier”), Wendie Malick (Nina from “Just Shoot Me”) and Valerie Bertinelli (remember “One Day At A Time?”) had been feeling their age in LaLa Land, they had no intentions of leaving old home, until a plane crash deposited them in Cleveland, where, it turned out, the menfolk were still quite interested.
But are they as hot as the saucy, sassy caretaker who “came with the house” Bertinelli bought on the spot?
Channeling “Golden Girl” Sophia here, White calls it like she sees it. (That means the women often look like “hookers,” especially Leeves, and they can say “Spanx” all they want, but a girdle’s a girdle.)
Widow Elka’s also back in the dating game herself. She’s even had two suitors (one at the front door and one at the back) in the house at once.
Rock on, wild woman.
“HOT IN CLEVELAND,” 10 p.m. Wednesdays on TV Land.