Picks and Pans Review: The Popcorn Kid

updated 03/30/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/30/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

CBS (Fri., March 27, 8:30 p.m. ET)


From Newhart's creator comes a series with the same gentle, impish and hilarious imagination. On Newhart you get Larry, Darryl and Darryl. Here you get "lyrical cheerleading"—My Way to a pompon beat. Popcorn is supposed to be about four good teens working in a grand old movie house. But what it's really about is laughs.

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