Picks and Pans Review: The Lookalike

updated 12/17/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/17/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

USA (Wed., Dec. 12, 9 P.M. ET)


Still reeling from the death of her daughter in a car accident, a window dresser at a department store (Melissa Gilbert-Brinkman) espies a child who looks exactly like her lost baby. She becomes obsessed with finding this girl despite the fact that her occult-oriented boss (Thaao Penghlis) warns her that the child is an evil spirit.

Gilbert-Brinkman gets uneven help in this misleadingly mystical mishmash. Diane Ladd as her mother and Frances Lee McCain as her therapist are both fine, but her real-life husband. Bo Brinkman, is absolutely atrocious as her ex.

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