Picks and Pans Review: Viewer's Choice

updated 09/27/1993 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 09/27/1993 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>Grade: C

ASININE ADVENTURES AWAY! SURE, THERE ARE SOME GOOD SHOWS on the networks, but when you're in the mood for mindless, cheap-thrills entertainment, you have to turn to syndication. The season brings two exemplars. Cobra (check local listings) stars Michael Dudikoff (American Ninja) as Scandal Jackson, a renegade Navy SEAL who works for a covert agency helping victims shortchanged by the system. It's like The Equalizer with more munitions and less script. Still too realistic for you? Try the ultracartoonish Acapulco H.E.A.T. (check local listings) about a beautiful young team of international crime fighters led by Catherine Oxen-berg and Brendan Kelly. The group's cover? In their off-hours they pose as swimsuit models. Sure, it's a dumb Mission: Impossible with bikinis, but I guarantee it's the only show you'll ever see that costars both hunky cover boy Fabio and crusty character actor John Vernon. Silly yet watch-able, both programs merit a gentlemanly

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