Picks and Pans Review: Before and After

updated 10/08/1979 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/08/1979 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ABC (9 p.m. ET)

Before is fat, after is slim. In between, Patty Duke Astin loses a husband and gains a lover, Barbara Feldon copes with anorexia, and Betty White deftly portrays a group leader of "Calorie Counters." The paunchy script leans heavily on schmaltz, like Astin jogging to the Rocky theme.


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