Picks and Pans Review: Puff the Magic Dragon
CBS (8:30 p.m. ET)
Peter Yarrow—who wrote the famous Peter, Paul and Mary song—and Romeo Muller, creator of TV’s perennially popular cartoon show Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, collaborate on probably the best animated special of the year. The benevolent dragon appears to a withdrawn little boy and says, “The first step of not being afraid is to see things as they really are.” Even adults can enjoy children’s programming with such delightfully clear vision as this effort.