Picks and Pans Review: The Grady Nutt Show

updated 07/27/1981 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/27/1981 AT 01:00 AM EDT

NBC (8:30-9 p.m. ET)

Hee Haw humorist Nutt plays a scatterbrained small-town preacher and tries valiantly to save this failed pilot. A slyly understated eulogy he delivers about the town's philanderer ("He gave of his love to others") flirts with comedy heaven.

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