Don't try these at home, kids

Today's TV

July 22, 1996|By Chris Kaltenbach | Chris Kaltenbach,SUN STAFF

The Olympics are still going strong, but elsewhere on the tube

"Seinfeld" (7: 30 p.m.-8 p.m., WBFF, Channel 45) -- Tawny Kitaen plays a woman who's plenty beautiful for Jerry but may be too smart for him.

"Wow: The Most Awesome Acts On Earth" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- Richard Karn is the host for a bunch of acts you shouldn't try to duplicate at home, including a husband and wife who use crossbows to split apples on top of their heads. ABC.

"Star Trek: Voyager" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., WNUV, Channel 54) -- Captain Janeway and her crew take cover as they try to evade the Vidiians, only to find themselves face-to-face with a duplicate Voyager. UPN.

"Chicago Hope" (10 p.m.-11 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13) -- First a guy comes in with a knife in his back, then a woman comes in and says it's there because he tried to rape her. Just another night in the E.R. CBS.

"Baywatch" (10 p.m.-11 p.m., WNUV, Channel 54) -- Comedian Jeff Altman plays a TV producer eager to start up a TV series about good-looking lifeguards.

Cable

"Jim Thorpe -- All-American" (6 p.m.-8 p.m., AMC) -- Burt Lancaster portrays Thorpe, a Native American who won two gold medals at the 1912 Games, then had to give them back when it was revealed he had briefly played professional baseball.

"The Gods Must Be Crazy" (8 p.m.-10 p.m., Comedy Central) -- An African tribe finds a Coke bottle in its midst and dispatches one of their own to return it to the gods they believe dropped it. The movie, which sounds as if it could be offensive, is lighthearted fun.

"Martians Go Home" (2 a.m.-4 a.m., Comedy Central) -- On "Letterman" last week, actress Margaret Colin apologized to the world for having acted in this 1990 comedy.

Pub Date: 7/22/96

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