The Y2K Bug: Do We Still Have To Worry?

The trouble starts at midnight in the Marshall Islands, where a Navy fighter pilot loses control of his computer-assisted jet and plunges to his death. In Scandinavia a nuclear power plant suffers a sudden, deadly meltdown. And at midnight in Times Square in New York City celebration turns to riot when the lights flicker and die.

This is New Year's Eve 1999, as foreseen by Y2K--a truly painful NBC film that last weekend became a late-breaking entry for the title of Worst TV Movie of the Millennium, despite some substantial competition. For what the movie lacks in budget and coherent plot,...

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