Picks and Pans Review: My Kidnapper, My Love

updated 12/08/1980 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/08/1980 AT 01:00 AM EST

NBC (9-11 p.m. ET)

Crippled news vendor James Stacy and his gambler brother, Mickey Rooney, hatch a harebrained plot to kidnap runaway heiress Glynnis O'Connor. Against all odds, Stacy and O'Connor fall in love. More surprisingly, this unassuming comedy-drama, set in New Orleans, hits the jackpot.

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