QUICK BITES

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Tv - Ian Cuth­bert­son

Sa­man­tha Who? 8pm, Seven Christina Ap­ple­gate con­tin­ues to shine as Sam, the girl with no me­mory. She whines tonight about get­ting no time to her­self: ‘‘ The last time I had any peace and quiet was when I was in my coma.’’ Re­veal­ing a new­found fear of el­e­va­tors, she asks for­mer boyfriend Todd, ‘‘ Have you ever been in an el­e­va­tor? It is like rid­ing in a cof­fin fall­ing down a mi­ne­shaft.’’ It’s also good to see Tim Russ ( for­merly the Vul­can Tu­vok in Star Trek Voy­ager ) work­ing with his own ears as acer­bic door­man Frank. Com­pass: The Third Age, 10.15pm, ABC1 Tonight, the fi­nal in the Com­pass se­ries of din­ners with Aus­tralian men. The five men fea­tured are all re­tired or be­yond con­ven­tional full- time work. Have they be­come grumpy old men or are they hav­ing a ball? Find out as Geral­dine Doogue dines with Tim Fis­cher, John Coombs, Bruce Wil­son, John Wallin and Max Walker.

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