Picks and Pans Review: Singular Videos

updated 12/12/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/12/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST

>SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED You've got your basic mountain-climbing scallion. You've got your couple of tomatoes watching TV. You've got the California Raisins, those pitchfruits turned pop singers. What more could a fan of animated figures ask than these characters, all rendered in very fluid Claymation. The Raisins aren't musically up to the original performer of this song, Stevie Wonder, but then, how full of iron and vitamin C is he?

PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART Annie Lennox, looking unusually relaxed and playful, and Al Green, promoting both soul and salvation, inherit from Bobby McFerrin the heavy responsibility of starring in the hottest happy video of the day.

CAN'T WE TALK IT OVER IN BED?

No, but we can hold preliminary discussions in the laundry room. Actually, Olivia Newton-John and her real-life husband, Matt Lattanzi, turn a silly song into something affecting, playing an apparently separated married couple who are panging away in their individual and obviously lonely—though chicly decorated—boudoirs.

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