Best of '90: TV

The Civil War (PBS). Even if it hadn't inspired a national craze, filmmaker Ken Burns' 11-plus-hour documentary series would rank as one of the medium's towering achievements -- a lucid, comprehensive and poignant narrative of the nation's great calamity.

In Living Color (Fox). The scripts have grown more erratic since the debut last spring, but Keenen Ivory Wayans and his talented family have perked up prime time with their sharp impersonations and satirical derring-do. Two snaps up.

Twin Peaks (ABC). Has it really been less than a year since FBI agent Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) first heard the name Laura Palmer? After...

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