By Troy Patterson
May 29, 1998 at 04:00 AM EDT

Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus — But We Have To Live On Earth, in which best-selling author John Gray dispenses his patented marital-counseling tonic, distilled from common sense, gender stereotypes, and rank hogwash. In this ABC News (news?) special, six couples — seen in Real World verite — argue about household chores, then attend one of the guru’s seminars, and thereafter argue in psychobabble. It’s indicative of Gray’s obtuse approach that the hubbies chosen for scrutiny make Homer Simpson look like Mike Brady, and it’s symptomatic of our age that the preeminent pop psychologist teaches them that the way to a woman’s heart is to make a show of feeling her pain. D