Picks and Pans Review: Faerie Tale Theatre: Rip Van Winkle

updated 03/23/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/23/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

Showtime (Mon., March 23, 8 p.m. ET)

D+

Oh, how the mighty have fizzled. Francis Ford (Apocalypse Now) Coppola directs Harry Dean Stanton, Talia Shire and Tim Conway using discount flashing blue-light special effects (a toy boat glued to a flapping sheet) in a rendition of Rip Van Winkle that will put you to sleep for at least 20 years.

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