Picks and Pans Review: Fight for Life

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

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

ABC (Mon., March 23, 9 p.m. ET)

D-

Yes, this is the worst disease-of-the-week movie...ever. Of course the cause is worthy: children suffering from epilepsy while the FDA takes too much time approving a drug that can help them. But Jerry Lewis, playing the father of a sick child, acts as if he invented compassion and humanity. His self-righteousness is almost as unbearable as his emoting. Jerry should stick to telethons.

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