Tales of The SoHo Seven

SHOW: THE REAL WORLD

TIME: BEGINNING MAY 21, 10 P.M. EDT, MTV

THE BOTTOM LINE: Good idea, middling execution, in this '90s update of An American Family.

Julie and Eric are starting to have, like, a thing for each other. Not a romance exactly; sort of a badgering flirtation. She lets him eat off her plate of spaghetti. He goes to her hip-hop dance class. When Becky, one of five other roommates, wants to fix Julie up with a blind date, Eric is dismayed. "He gave me this look," says Becky. "I thought fire was going to shoot out of his...

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