Picks and Pans Review: The Solitary Man

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

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

CBS (9 p.m. ET)

Earl Holliman and a sophisticated script lend renewed substance to the theme of divorce, focusing on shocked blue-collar husband Holliman rather than frustrated wife Carrie Snodgress. Her complaint is unclear, but Holliman's interchange with his kids, well played by Robbie Rist and Shannon Terhune, provides drama enough.

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