Picks and Pans Review: Lyle, Lyle Crocodile: the Musical

updated 11/23/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/23/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

HBO (Wed., Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. ET)

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You 3-year-olds will be happy to know that Bernard Waber's green amphibian, Lyle, Lyle Crocodile, celebrates his 25th birthday with a musical special. Since I'm not 3, I sought the thoughts of an unofficial nephew who is. Alex Travers, kid critic, reports: "I like these songs and I like this story. Sometimes it was sad, but it was mostly very funny."

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