Picks and Pans Review: Uptown Saturday Night

updated 06/15/1981 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/15/1981 AT 01:00 AM EDT

CBS (9-11 p.m. ET)

Ripped off by a local hood, factory worker Sidney Poitier and cabbie Bill Cosby find only more trouble with private detective Richard Pryor, gangland chief Harry Belafonte and holy-rolling Rev. Flip Wilson in the bodacious 1974 comedy that spawned a whole genre of imitators. (Repeat)

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