Picks and Pans Review: Death of a Centerfold

updated 11/02/1981 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/02/1981 AT 01:00 AM EST

NBC (9-11 p.m. ET)

The true story of Dorothy Stratten—the Playboy beauty who was brutally murdered by her estranged husband after she took up with director Peter Bogdanovich—is tragic, but it is also the stuff that TV soaps are made of. Jamie Lee Curtis is just right as Stratten, and Bruce Weitz is a standout as her ex.


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