Picks and Pans Review: Bender
updated 09/17/1979 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 09/17/1979 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Perennial supporting actor Harry Guardino stars as a New York cop who becomes police chief of a ritzy California town plagued by crooks. With Guardino's craggy forcefulness and taut direction, this sent-up-the-river pilot deserves a reprieve.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13