Picks and Pans Review: Beauty and the Beast

updated 12/28/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/28/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

It sounded like a sure bet to become the Dumbest Idea of the Season: A fairy tale becomes a modern drama set under New York's sewers. But it turned out to be TV's most romantic, imaginative and decent-hearted show.

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