NIGHT GAME is oddly agreeable--an amiably irreverent, low-key cop comedy that gets interrupted every so often by some rather nasty grappling-hook murders, linked obtusely to hometown wins by the Houston Astros baseball team. Roy Scheider stars as an ex-ballplayer who's now a homicide
detective with the Galveston police. About to marry a sassy young blonde (Karen Young), Scheider at the same time is looking into the murders. The victims just happen to be sassy young blondes who meet their grisly fates on the beach by the boardwalk where his fiancee works a concession with her
mother (Carlin Glynn). Suffice it to say that as tightly-knit thrillers go, NIGHT GAME drop...