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Television Review

Doomsday plot of 'Andromeda' stands the test of time

Benjamin Bratt in 'The Andromeda Strain.' Benjamin Bratt in "The Andromeda Strain." (Diyah Pera/A&E)
By Joanna Weiss
Globe Staff / May 26, 2008

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"The Andromeda Strain," the two-part miniseries that premieres tonight on A&E, is premised on the notion that we like our science fiction with a heavy dose of science. Maybe that's inevitable when you're dealing with Michael Crichton; this miniseries, like the 1971 feature film, is based on the 1969 novel that helped establish the thriller writer's reputation. And it's stocked ... (Full article: 645 words)

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