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Critic’s Corner: Saturday, October 27

Rise of the Zombies 9 p.m., Syfy

The latest campy gorefest from the fine folks who brought you such gems as “Mansquito” and “Mega Python vs. Gatoroid” starring Tiffany and Debbie Gibson, concerns, what else, a zombie apocalypse. Mariel Hemingway, LeVar Burton, and French Stewart — we will refrain from resurrection jokes about their careers . . . or will we? — star as survivors who flee their stronghold at Alcatraz when it is besieged by the walking dead. Not to be confused with “The Walking Dead.”

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