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Picks and Pans Review: The Borrowers

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TNT (Sat., Nov. 27, 8 p.m. ET)

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They’re the mythical wee folk who live beneath the floorboards of English country homes. Practical types the size of mice, they live in terror of the humans “upstairs,” of cats and of just about everything else.

This sweet but timorous British fable, starring Ian Holm, plays out like a combination of Fraggle Rock and Anne Frank. The mini, which concludes the following night, is hosted by Richard Lewis. Odd choice, that. Like a neurotic Alistair Cooke.