"The female version of Roger’s impotence and Don’s ‘out of touch-ness’ is the fact that Betty got really heavy? […] in order to make the point that “middle aged” (how old is she now? 30?) women “put weight on more easily and have a harder time taking it off”? (Not to mention that atrocious tent-like pink housedress that had me running for the Visine! My eyes!) And then there were all those food-shaming shots of her eating Bugles (straight out of the bag!) and two whole helpings of ice cream. I mean, really?"
- Adios Barbie on Betty’s storyline in the last episode