Television: Incredible Shrinking Movies

Some films are made for TV. Others are best left alone. And a few have moved to the small screen and enlarged their appeal

Great Movie, Great Show

M*A*S*H The bloody antiwar comedy was an edgy hit, while affable Alan Alda and smart writing made the 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital prime time friendly

THE ODD COUPLE Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau were great actors; Tony Randall and Jack Klugman were Felix and Oscar

PEYTON PLACE Ensemble casts and brooding sensuality work on both big and small screens

Mediocre Movie, Great Show

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER Kristy Swanson's film was cute, but Sarah Michelle Gellar's series has way more bite

THE COURTSHIP OF EDDIE'S FATHER Remember the movie? Neither do we, though...

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