Picks and Pans Review: Burning Bridges

updated 05/07/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/07/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ABC (Sun., May 6, 9 P.M. ET)


Yikes! Meredith Baxter-Birney sure has taken a radical turn since Family Ties. Last month she was a psycho killer on USA, now she's a passionate, desperate adulteress. Her sexual awakening costs her dearly, as she loses her marriage (to Nick Mancuso), her lover (married doctor Derek de Lint) and. for a time, her sanity. It's a credible, nicely detailed drama, but everyone is so angry, anguished and violent that it makes for grim viewing.

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