Picks and Pans Review: The Electric Grandmother

updated 01/18/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/18/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

NBC (7-8 p.m. ET)

When Edward Herrmann's wife dies, he hires a robot grandmother (Maureen Stapleton) to help care for his three children. This gentle comedy, spun from a Ray Bradbury short story, kicks off NBC's new weekly series for kids, Peacock Showcase. (Premiere)

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