Picks and Pans Review: Friday, January 28

updated 01/31/1983 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/31/1983 AT 01:00 AM EST

ABC (9-11 p.m. ET)

Janet Leigh, Hal Holbrook, Jamie Lee Curtis and Adrienne Barbeau are coastal villagers pursued by a crew of ghost lepers in John Carpenter's 1980 horror flick. There's an occasional bone-chilling moment and some eerie special effects, but the murky premise and multiplicity of story lines fail to provide the tightly controlled terror of Carpenter's earlier Halloween.

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