Picks and Pans Review: Kudzu

updated 08/15/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/15/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

CBS (8:30-9 p.m. ET)

In this unsuccessful pilot, a young would-be writer, Kudzu Dubose (Tony Becker), hopes to earn $3,500 by sketching the most fascinating character he has known for Reader's Digest. He chooses his long-departed father, and on that hangs this heavy-handed tale about a son who must learn the awful truth about Daddy.

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