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For Better, for Worse 


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Episode credited cast:
Bette Davis ... Irene Van Buren
John Williams ... Walter Van Buren
Ray Stricklyn ... Tom Van Buren
Simon Scott Simon Scott ... Inspector Roberts
Katherine Warren ... Betty Connor
Irene Tedrow ... Marion Vanderlip
Oliver McGowan Oliver McGowan ... Frank Connor
Charles Cantor ... Mason, the butler (as Charlie Cantor)
Nancy Kilgas Nancy Kilgas ... Rita Connor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anne Baxter


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Comedy | Drama





Release Date:

22 March 1957 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Revue Productions See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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TV debut for Anne Baxter. See more »

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"Liar, liar...pants for hire."
10 June 2018 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

Excuse me for using a quote from "Spongebob", but it feels very appropriate for this installment of "Schlitz Playhouse". In "For Better, For Worse", an older couple was recently married and the wife (Bette Davis) seems to be a serial liar. She lies about practically EVERYTHING and as a result, when something terrible happens she is assumed guilty....and she sounds exactly like a sociopath at times.

Having Bette Davis and John Williams playing spouses did seem odd...they just seemed so dissimilar. Regardless, it was a decent and enjoyable installment of the series...but nothing special.

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