Picks and Pans Review: Mama's Boy

updated 09/21/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 09/21/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT

NBC (Sat., Sept. 19, 9:30 p.m. ET)

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Bruce Weitz, that wonderful carnivorous cop from Hill Street Blues, humiliates himself playing a sportswriter who lives with his kvetching cliche of a mother, Nancy (Rhoda) Walker. Mama's Boy is one of NBC's "designated hitter" series that's scheduled to run about once a month. Once in a lifetime is plenty.

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