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PUBLISHED : Saturday, 12 April, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 12 April, 2003, 12:00am

Me, Myself And Irene

Pearl, 9.30pm

In this Farrelly brothers film, Jim Carrey plays Charlie Baileygates, a Rhode Island state trooper who develops a split personality disorder after his wife leaves him for an African-American midget genius. Soon afterwards, Charlie is assigned by the police department to protect a woman named Irene (Renee Zellweger, above) and escort her back to upstate New York. The kind-hearted Charlie begins to fall for Irene but is hampered at every turn by his sleazy alter ego, Hank. (2000)

City Hall

Pearl, 12.30am

Taut political thriller starring Al Pacino as John Pappas, a New York City mayor with ambitions for the presidency, and John Cusack as Kevin Calhoun, his idealistic deputy. Pappas' office comes under fire when a shoot-out between a cop and a Mafia-connected drug dealer leaves a small child dead. Also starring Bridget Fonda, Danny Aiello and Martin Landau. (1996)

Spies That Fly

Pearl, 8.25pm

It has no pilot or windows and is flown by remote control but this odd-looking plane is already credited with helping to destroy nearly 750 enemy targets. It is the Predator, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV, above) equipped with powerful surveillance cameras. From flying spies the size of a CD player to fully armed pilotless jets that roam halfway around the world, Spies That Fly takes a look at the revolutionary UAVs from the past 50 years and those of the future.

Knight Rider

Star World, 4pm

Take a nostalgic trip back to 1982 with the first series of Knight Rider. Panned by critics but loved by fans, this was the show that made Baywatch superstar David Hasselhoff (above) famous - even though everyone thought the car was the real star.

In the pilot episode, young Vietnam vet and undercover cop Michael Arthur Long (Hasselhoff) is shot in the face and presumed killed in the line of duty. However, he is revived and rehabilitated by ailing millionaire Wilton Knight who gives him a new face, a new name (Michael Knight) and KITT - a suped-up Pontiac Trans-Am with speech and artificial intelligence, not to mention being bullet-proof, fireproof and armed with everything from flame-throwers to electromagnetic-field generators. In their ongoing fight against injustice, Michael and KITT, together with uppercrust mentor Devon Miles (Edward Mulhare) and chief engineer Bonnie Barstow (Patricia McPherson), face a host of strange and villainous characters including Michael and KITT's evil twins, Garthe and KARR - played by Hasselhoff in a moustache and KITT with silver paint respectively.


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