Picks and Pans Review: World War Iii

updated 02/01/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/01/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

NBC (9-11 p.m. ET)

U.S. President Rock Hudson and Soviet Premier Brian Keith—with David Soul and Cathy Lee Crosby as military officers—might be credible, given politics these days. But would the Russians really invade Alaska because of a grain embargo? This exercise in brinksmanship quickly falls flat. The conclusion airs tomorrow.

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