Picks and Pans Review: The Island of Dr. Moreau

updated 08/02/1982 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/02/1982 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ABC (9-11 p.m. ET)

Crackpot geneticist Burt Lancaster juggles chromosomes to create an isle full of bizarre "humanimals" in this campily entertaining 1977 adaptation of H.G. Wells' sci-fi tale. Michael York co-stars as a shipwrecked sailor who meddles with Moreau's experiments—and with his comely Panamanian assistant, Barbara Carrera. (Repeat)

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