Picks and Pans Review: Opposites Attract

updated 10/22/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/22/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

NBC (Wed., Oct. 17, 9 P.M. ET)


I love Barbara Eden. I love John Forsythe. Am I still allowed to hate this supposed romantic comedy?

She's a town supervisor of a chic California beach community. He is a cowboy movie star. They are opposing each other for mayor. (Clint, call your lawyer.) The movie tries to scare up a few laughs; a couple of sharp political messages are thrown in. (Such as: Actors should never hold elected office. Ron, call your lawyer.)

Worst of all, as a duo, Eden-Forsythe have zippo chemistry.

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