Picks and Pans Review: Charlie and the Great Balloon Chase

updated 07/13/1981 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/13/1981 AT 01:00 AM EDT

NBC (9-11 p.m. ET)

In a made-for-TV adventure-drama, World War I vet Jack Albertson's dream of a smooth transcontinental balloon flight begins to deflate when he finds among his baggage a stowaway grandson and a suitcase of stolen loot.

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