Picks and Pans Review: And More...
A good idea: You think of all the Canadians entertaining us—John Candy, Lorne Greene, Margot Kidder, William Shatner, Leslie Nielsen, Rich Little—and you start to wonder whether there isn't a conspiracy from up North to take over our minds. But the execution of that idea never rises above a chortle before it sinks to a snore.
AN ALL-STAR CELEBRATION HONORING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. NBC (Mon., Jan. 20, 9 p.m. ET)
More than two dozen stars—Stevie Wonder, Bill Cosby, Liz Taylor, Eddie Murphy and Joan Baez among them—mark the first national holiday honoring King in a special not available for review.
THE MUPPETS: A CELEBRATION OF 30 YEARS CBS (Tues., Jan. 21, 8 p.m. ET)
Too many clips. Too much laughter from the can. But they're still cute.
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