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Screen Gems: TV the week of May 18

Final Approach (8 p.m. Saturday, Hallmark Channel) -- Dean Cain plays a cashiered FBI agent. He's a Deancain_tv passenger on an airliner. It gets hijacked! Whoooa, didn't see that coming. But wait . . . that flight attendant . . . doesn't she look familiar? Yikes, it's Sunny Mabrey, from Snakes On A Plane! Oh, man, don't open the overhead bin!

Lord of the Ants (8 p.m. Tuesday, WPBT-PBS 2) -- Speaking of crazed anthropomorphism, this episode of the PBS science series Nova is a profile of Harvard biologist E.O. Wilson,
legendary for his fascination by, and affection for, ants. Them_lg (Clearly he didn't watch enough of those big-bug sci-fi flicks in the 1950s.) Wilson is notorious in scientific circles for arguing that all behavior in all animals is governed by biology and that free will is a myth. In this documentary, you can watch him plunge his hand into a bed of fire ants while calmly observing that each sting feels like "the touch of a hot needle," which certainly suggests that free will on occasion may not be such a great concept.

Note: Days and times for PBS shows are for the Miami area, and may differ elsewhere

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