Picks and Pans Review: Side by Side: the True Story of the Osmond Family

updated 04/26/1982 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 04/26/1982 AT 01:00 AM EDT

NBC (8-10 p.m.ET)

Marie Osmond stars as her mother, Olive, and Joseph Bottoms plays her father, George, in this awesomely trite dramatization of Ma and Pa Osmond's struggle to set eight little Osmonds on the road to stardom. Lives this sweet could not have produced children with such perfect teeth.

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