Highly regarded in its day, this made-for-TV black comedy never received a lot of play after its original airing. Three decades and counting later, it's slightly behind the times but still way ahead of its own.
Homely coed Miriam Knight (Stockard Channing) transfers from campus to campus in hopes of snagging her very own Mister Right. Although she's always regarded childhood pal Herman Anderson (Warren Berlinger) as a back-up fiancee, he never pops the question. And the shallow frat boys and university jocks won't give her a second look: She's a dumpy brunette in a sea of stacked, slender blondes. After Miriam tutors a football hero named Moose Meyers (Larr...