Picks and Pans Review: Cry for the Strangers

updated 12/13/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/13/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

CBS (9-11 p.m. ET)

Better yet, cry for the audience. Brian Keith, Lawrence Pressman, Cindy Pickett and Patrick Duffy are submerged in this murky occult thriller about a peaceful fishing village overrun by evil spirits. The plot uses every horror cliché as bait—from thunderstorms and eerie mists to dead bodies washed ashore to old coots ranting about ghosts.

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