Picks and Pans Review: The Jimmy Mcnichol Special

updated 05/05/1980 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/05/1980 AT 01:00 AM EDT

CBS (8-9 p.m. ET)

Jimmy, headlining his first variety show at 18, has shrewdly recruited little sister Kristy and other guests for their youthful appeal—basketball whiz Magic Johnson, gymnast Kurt Thomas, Jeff Conaway, Donna Pescow and Ricky Schroder. What ensues is sprightly and enjoyable.

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