Picks and Pans Review: Testing Dirty

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

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

ABC (Thurs., Oct. 18, 4 P.M. ET)

B+

Afterschool Specials are often entertaining but seldom this evocative. The issue involves random drug testing in schools. Christopher Daniel (Day by Day) Barnes is strong as a kid whose life is almost ruined by a false positive test. A. (Santa Barbara) Martinez adds a nice cameo-plus as a lawyer who defends Barnes.

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