Picks and Pans Review: Great Idea, Guys; Why Not Expand It into a Miniseriew?

updated 12/23/1985 at 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/23/1985 01:00AM

NBC Sports said that during its coverage of Super Bowl XX on Jan. 26, it will air one minute of nothing, to allow people to make sandwiches and brush their teeth without missing anything, namely any of those $600,000-a-minute commercials.

Excuse me a moment, class; you just circle around for a few minutes, and I'll be right back. Watch out for the ceiling fan

Seven former students of Transcendental Meditation guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi charged him with fraud and causing them mental and physical harm while teaching them to fly—without the assistance of an airplane, that is. One of the disillusioned pupils, who had each paid thousands of dollars for the course, reported that" 'flying' in fact constituted hopping with the legs folded in the lotus position."

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