With its pronounced flirtation between sex and violence, MTV's "Aeon Flux" is the sort of thing that would set Sen. Bob Dole's followers beside themselves with worry--if they could make any sense of it first.
Formerly a recurring feature on the cable network's "Liquid Television" animation series, which gleefully veers between groundbreakingly cool and noxiously pretentious, "Aeon Flux's" first half-hour episode lands somewhere closer to the latter. Set in a future where Eurotrash poseurs control the planet, "Aeon Flux" stars a buxom heroine battling evil while dressed as a G-stringed dominatrix.
Joining Aeon is Trevor, who, depending on the episode, can be a very heinous foe, a very close friend or some combination thereof. Creator Peter Chung no doubt considers this some sort of nifty ambiguity; it plays out more like he was too lazy to come up with another character.
In the endlessly convoluted premiere, Aeon, between aborted erotic trysts, makes time to battle Trevor and/or a greenhorn minion over a kidnaped president, whose innards have been converted into what looks like a pulsating honeymoon suite at the Madonna Inn.