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...