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Miscovered Olympics

September 24, 1988

Forget the incessant commercials, Bryant Gumbel or even the Olympics themselves ("Selling and the Olympics--Spots Before Our Eyes," by Howard Rosenberg, Sept. 21).

We're watching NBC during these two weeks for their eye-popping, almost indulgent computer animated graphics. With rippling flags, whirling fluorescent globes, flying torches, undulating dragons and an athlete straight out of Asimov's "I-Robot," who needs taekwondo?

CHRISTOPHER PAULSEN

and ROBERT HOLLIDAY

Tarzana

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