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B.L. Stryker on the ABC Saturday Mystery, at 9 p.m., WTSP-Ch. 10 and WWSB-Ch. 40. Burt and Loni (photo, right) together on the small screen; need we say more about Florida's first couple of celluloid? Okay, here are the dial-in details: Burt Reynolds stars as a private eye on the prowl for a jewel thief, played by the glitzy Loni Anderson (Mrs. Reynolds and proud of it, thank you).The Ninth Annual Youth Heritage Oratorical Contest, Sunday at 6 p.m., WEDU-Ch. 3. Sometimes television does something important, such as this broadcast of a square-off sponsored by the Tampa Organization of Black Affairs.

Too Young to Die, 9 p.m. on Monday, WFLA-Ch. 8. Juliette Lewis is Amanda, a tough 15-year-old facing a death penalty for murder. But what this TV-movie really tries to prove is that Amanda is the victim.

Sparks: The Price of Passion, Sunday at 9, WTVT-Ch. 13. Since leaving Dallas, Victoria Principal has been in one tear-jerker TV movie after another. Now she plays the mayor of Albuquerque, involved in trying to solve a series of murders along with an FBI agent played by Ted Wass. As if New Mexico politics really needs the bad press.

Victoria Principal and Ted Wass star in Sparks: The Price of Passion.

Stolen: One Husband, Tuesday at 9 p.m., WTVT-Ch. 13. Valerie Harper, Brenda Vaccaro and Elliot Gould star in a cheesy movie about cheating in the mid-life marriage lane.

Family Man, on Sunday at 8 p.m., on WFLA-Ch. 8. Bob's the man on the street, literally, as aging movie star Robert Mitchum (photo, right) stars as a homeless person in Family Man, being billed as a "lighthearted drama."

Saturday Night Live, 11:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., WFLA-Ch. 8. Fred Savage of The Wonder Years is a busy boy this weekend, with virtually no time for wooing Winnie. Tonight he's a guest on Late Night with David Letterman at 12:30 a.m. on Channel 8, and then he steps into the SNL spotlight as host.