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Season three picks up where we left off – with plenty of needless violence followed by graphic sex … all in the opening minutes. Criminalpretending-to-be-sheriff Lucas Hood (Antony Starr, above) executes a neo-Nazi, has a heart-toheart with the girl who’s just discovered she’s his daughter and shoots at a native American who’s taking on a convoy armed with a bow and arrow.
HELIX 6. 3 0PM, FOX8 No one felt sick “at first”, says a survivor of Helix’s latest outbreak. “But on the third day, the screaming started.” Last season the team battled a viral outbreak in an Arctic base that turned sufferers into weird zombie-like creatures. This season is completely different: it’s set on an island where a fungal infection apparently turns sufferers into violent zombie-like creatures.
SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES 6. 3 0PM, FOX C L ASSIC S This three-part special charts the story of Aussie cinemas, which reacted to the introduction of TV pretty much how you’d expect – introducing desperate gimmicks such as expensive Cinerama (requiring five projectionists and only lasting 10 years), curved screens, six-track stereo and “sex hygiene films” with a nurse in attendance. Narrated by Graeme Blundell (above).