Grapevine: Mar. 6, 2000

CBS, Mondays, 8:30 p.m. E.T.

With its handheld cameras, quick cuts, rapid banter and vibrant Miami colors, this relationship sitcom pops onto the screen like a bag of Skittles dumped on a marble counter. Unfortunately, its intertwined stories of well-to-do, young, hot bodies aren't half as interesting to listen to as to look at. David Frankel (Miami Rhapsody) has put sharp dialogue in the mouths of shallow characters, making for a PG Sex and the City without its edge or likability. Frankel's writing and directorial creativity argue for giving the series a chance. But based on the first few dates, this beauty has a better body...

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