Picks and Pans Review: Good Cops, Bad Cops

updated 12/10/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/10/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

NBC (Sun., Dec. 9, 9 P.M. ET)


Ed Asner is a Boston police superintendent assigned to root out corruption on the force. He finds a nasty nest of it in Ray Sharkey, Steve Railsback and James Keach, a trio that is about to pull off the biggest bank heist ever—$25 million. This skittish movie is supposed to be based on actual events in 1980, but no one ever behaved the way Sharkey does here without a crew and cameraman around. He gives another nuttily over-amped performance, with Railsback right on his hot little heels.

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