Picks and Pans Review: Flash Gordon

updated 08/23/1982 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/23/1982 AT 01:00 AM EDT

NBC (8-10 p.m. ET)

State Department official Flash (a sort of intergalactic Alexander Haig) battles pterodactyls, apemen and the evil Ming the Merciless in an action-packed cartoon taken directly from the comic strip. Not to be confused with the kinky 1980 movie, this animated feature is strictly for kids.

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