Picks and Pans Review: The Yeagers: Only the Strong Survive

updated 06/02/1980 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/02/1980 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ABC (7-8 p.m. ET)

Andy Griffith once again plays a strong, patient father, but there are so many kids around his house it looks like an orphanage. Before everyone gets acquainted, though, a plane crash strands Griffith, daughter-in-law Mollie Cheek and two small grandsons in the mountains. The menaces and the outcome seem familiar, and Griffith's kin—surprise!—wind up better for the experience.

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