Picks and Pans Review: The Fighter

updated 02/21/1983 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/21/1983 AT 01:00 AM EST

CBS (9-11 p.m. ET)

Gregory (Trapper John, M.D.) Harrison is an unemployed mill worker who enters a neighborhood bar's boxing contests to pay the bills. Glynnis O'Connor co-stars as his pregnant wife who hates boxing in this made-for-TV melodrama. Despite the familiar plot and the schmaltzy ending, the actors give heavyweight performances.


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