Picks and Pans Review: Smokey and the Bandit

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)

How's it lookin' out your back door, good buddy? Burt Reynolds plays a good-ole-boy trucker (CB handle: Bandit) who's chased by the cops (CB code: Smokey) halfway across America and back when he tries to smuggle 400 cases of Coors from Texas to Georgia. Sally Field co-stars as a fleeing bride-to-be who comes along for the ride in this enormously profitable 1977 romp, as frothy and mindlessly fun as a barrel of beer. (Repeat)

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