Television: God & Betty Crocker

"What we try to do," says the producer of NBC's daily nuptial show, Bride and Groom, "is to give the ordinary American girl a chance to have a big wedding on TV just like Grace Kelly and Queen Elizabeth." Nonetheless, for ten seasons, comedians, critics and the Roman Catholic Church have heaped scorn on the show's televised weddings. One objector paraphrased the commercial-mottled script: "Whomsoever God and Betty Crocker hath joined together . . ." Another said: "Bride and Groom is as embarrassing as watching your girl friend publicly eating peas off her...

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