Picks and Pans Review: This Week

updated 09/26/1994 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 09/26/1994 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>TUBE: David Marciano teams up with a lend-lease Mountie fighting crime in Chicago; Suzanne Pleshette and Hal Linden try to salvage a lost-cause sitcom, The Boys Are Back

SCREEN: Rapa Nui is an earnest eco-drama that probably won't paddle your canoe; The Next Karate Kid should bring this series to an end, chop-chop

SONG: On Honey, Robert Palmer buzzes from genre to genre; Tracy Lawrence specializes in sad; Liz Phair shows her softer side in Whip-Smart

PAGES: Paul Theroux lets the city speak in Translating LA; John Gregory Dunne revisits the '40s in Playland; Peter Guralnick's Last Train to Memphis chronicles Elvis's wild ride

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