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Critic’s corner: What’s on TV Monday night

Battle of the Network Stars 8 p.m., ESPN Classic

One of my most fervent, and silliest, wishes is that this show be
revived. But until we can see the cast of “The Good Wife” challenging the cast of “Scandal” in a three-legged race or watch the gang from “Parks and Recreation” try and play “Simon Says,” these reruns of the original will have to suffice. Jump in the time machine and enjoy stars such as Gabe “Mr. Kotter’’ Kaplan and Robert “knock this
battery off my shoulder’’ Conrad lead knockdown, drag-out rounds of
vicious tug-of-war while the legendary Howard Cosell provides commentary.

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