Picks and Pans Review: Critics' Choice

updated 05/23/1988 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/23/1988 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>7-UP'S BEAUTIFUL RAIN Wet and wonderful scenes of New York are set to a Ladysmith Black Mambazo song in a spot that raises the commercial to the level of art.

CHEERS A rerun: In this episode from December, Kirstie Alley finally finds just the right corrosive chemistry with Ted Danson. (NBC, Thurs., May 19, 9 p.m. ET)

KATE & ALLIE

With a collection of bloopers and outtakes, K & A & the kids celebrate their 100th show—which, in this case, is cause for joy. (CBS, Mon., May 23, 8 p.m. ET)

MISS UNIVERSE Tacky. Silly. Sexist. Anachronistic. But what a hoot. Alan Thicke plays host from Taiwan. (CBS, Mon., May 23, 9 p.m. ET)

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