It seems like we were all counting down the days to Jan. 17, when TV legend Betty White would have turned 100. While White died on Dec. 31, 2021, her remarkable career and personality inspires us to count to 100 forever in her memory. From binge-watching her many hit sitcoms to laughing along to her blooper reels, from reading her hilarious memoirs to toasting her memory with her favorite drink, here are 100 ways to celebrate Betty White.
Binge all 24 episodes of the Golden Girls spin-off The Golden Palace, which hits Hulu on Jan. 10. Rose (White), Blanche (Rue McClanahan) and Sophia (Estelle Getty) invest in a Miami hotel, where they work with manager Roland (Don Cheadle) and chef Chuy (Cheech Marin).
Watch it: The Golden Palace on Hulu
Book your ticket for Betty White: 100 Years Young — A Birthday Celebration, a one-day-only cinematic event hitting movie theaters on Jan. 17 and featuring Carol Burnett, Clint Eastwood, Robert Redford, Tina Fey and more.
Book it: Fathom Events
Marvel at her Emmy-winning 2010 hosting gig on Saturday Night Live, when Betty, at age 88, broke the record for the show’s oldest host.
Also, watch her lock lips with the pool boy (played by Bradley Cooper) on the SNL 40th Anniversary Special.
Watch it: SNL 40th Anniversary Special on YouTube
Catch up on all of Rose Nylund’s kooky stories about St. Olaf, Minnesota, as you rewatch seven seasons of The Golden Girls on Hulu.
Watch it: The Golden Girls on Hulu
Hear her cameo in Toy Story 4, in which she voices a tiger-shaped teething ring named Bitey White, alongside Chairol Burnett, Carl Reineroceros and Melephant Brooks — you can probably guess who plays each!
Watch it: Toy Story 4 on Disney+
And then celebrate the quartet’s return in an episode of the Disney+ animated series Forky Asks a Question called “What Is Love?”
Watch it: Forky Asks a Question on Disney+
Get a lesson in weaponized perkiness from Sue Ann Nivens, star of The Happy Homemaker and Mary Richards' network frenemy on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. White won two Emmys for the role.
Watch it: The Mary Tyler Moore Show on Hulu
Teach the next generation about a TV legend with the newly published My Little Golden Book About Betty White.
Add First Lady of Television: The Betty White Collection to your DVD collection. The four-disk set includes 40 episodes from her early days in TV, including Life With Elizabeth and Date With the Angels.
Whip up a Rose-inspired, Nordic-tinged recipe from The Golden Girls Cookbook, such as Swedish meatballs, “Minnesota antifreeze” or Vänskapskaka (aka St. Olaf friendship cake).
Enjoy comedian Drew Droege’s funhouse-mirror impression of Rose from the ongoing hit drag show Golden Girlz. You can hear him and his fellow castmates wax nostalgic about the iconic sitcom on YouTube.
Watch it: Golden Girlz on YouTube
Or see them perform live in a black box theater under a Los Angeles Mexican restaurant, from Jan. 14 to 23.
Book it: Golden Girlz Live
Spend 83 minutes watching Betty White’s greatest game show appearances, including on Match Game, Tattletales, Password Plus and Super Password.
Watch it: BUZZR on YouTube
Head to the Buckeye State with TV Land’s Ohio-set sitcom Hot in Cleveland. White stars as Elka Ostrovsky, a sassy and sarcastic caretaker at a guesthouse where three middle-aged entertainment industry vets (played by Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick) decide to move after leaving behind the shallow and competitive world of Los Angeles.
Snap a photo in front of Betty White’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6747 Hollywood Boulevard.
Visit: Hollywood Walk of Fame
Invest in some property in Sicily or St. Olaf in the Golden Girls edition of Monopoly. Tokens include a plate of candied herring and Rose’s teddy bear Fernando.
Buy it: Amazon
Recapture the magic of The Golden Girls with the PaleyFest LA panel, which in 2006 reunited Betty White, Rue McClanahan and writers and producers from the show.
Watch it: YouTube
Pre-order the picture book That's Betty!: The Story of Betty White, part of the “Who Did It First?” series that will be published in February.
Giggle along to the Mary Tyler Moore Show gag reel.
Watch it: YouTube
… and then chuckle along some more in part two.
Watch it: YouTube
Meet celebrities’ pets (and wild animals) on the 1970s show Betty White’s Pet Set, which featured appearances from Mary Tyler Moore, Bob Barker, James Stewart and more.
Watch it: Betty White’s Pet Set on IMDbTV
Learn about White’s beauty regimen in her 2011 book If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won’t). “I have no idea what color my hair is,” she writes, “and I never intend to find out.”
... Or listen to the audiobook version, which earned White her first Grammy Award.
Crack up at the side-splitting show Betty White’s Off Their Rockers, in which senior citizens play Candid Camera–style pranks on unsuspecting young’uns.