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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, February 27, 2004

Tube Notes

By Mike Hughes
Gannett News Service

Tonight's Must-See

"Super Millionaire," 9 p.m., ABC. The six-day experiment wraps up tonight as it tries to re-stir "Millionaire" fever. This is the new version. Regis Philbin is still the host, but now contestants are vying for a possible $10 million prize.

"A Home of Our Own" (1993), 7 p.m., Pax TV. Patrick Duncan grew up in a family of farm laborers. To get money for college, he joined the Army and fought in Vietnam. Duncan went on to become a gifted screenwriter with "Mr. Holland's Opus," "Courage Under Fire," "A Painted House" and more. Here's his most personal project, a portrait of a penniless mother, doing her best to raise six kids.

Of Note

"Platoon" (1986), 6, 10 p.m., A&E. Here's Oliver Stone's compelling, Oscar-winning portrait of a soldier in Vietnam.