Though Richard Dreyfuss won an Oscar for his performance in the original film version of THE GOODBYE GIRL (1977), it was never top-drawer Neil Simon that’s why this made-for-TV retread is both forgivable and forgettable. Aging Broadway chorine Paula McFadden (Patricia Heaton, of TV's Everybody Loves Raymond
), once again gambles on love and loses, after banking on stability for herself and her young daughter, Lucy (Hallie Kate Eisenberg), with an up-and-coming actor named Tony. Tony promised to transplant Paula and Lucy to a new life in Los Angeles, but instead accepts a gig in Europe and sublets his apartment right from under her. Already jobless, Paula...