Radio: The Washtub Armada

Though called a children's show, Mr. I. Magination (Sun. 6:30 p.m., CBS-TV) appeals equally to adults. But it leaves teen-agers cold. "They're tough," says Paul Tripp, 35, who plays Mr. I. and supplies much of the show's creative magic. "We just can't get the ones between 15½ and 19."

The show opens with a child actor wishing he could be some character in fact or fiction. No sooner said than done: with Mr. L's "magic" intervention he becomes Abraham Lincoln or Christopher Columbus, Hercules or the Count of Monte Cristo. To make these transformations,...

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