Prime-Time Mind Bender

Oliver Stone's futuristic fantasy Wild Palms is the most bizarre mini-series since Twin Peaks

THE RHINOCEROS IN THE SWIMMING pool -- the one that keeps giving Harry Wyckoff cold sweats in the middle of the night -- is only a dream. The trouble with Harry, however, is that most everything else plaguing him these days is real.

Driving to work, he sees people being beaten on their front lawns by mysterious men in gray suits. At a restaurant a goon squad abducts a customer while other diners barely look up from their pasta salads. Harry's five-year- old daughter, who doesn't talk, suddenly breaks her silence with one cryptic sentence: "Everything must go." And that's not...

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