Picks and Pans Review: Danielle Steel's "daddy"
updated 10/28/1991 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 10/28/1991 AT 01:00 AM EST
Patrick (Step by Step) Duffy gives an affecting performance as a man shocked out of his deliriously happy domesticity when his wife (Kate Mulgrew) suddenly leaves him and their three kids.
All the turmoil is resolved with remarkable alacrity in a fairy-tale ending involving Lynda Carter. This tear-jerker is plotted like a jigsaw puzzle for toddlers: The handful of thick pieces fit together soooo easily.