Picks and Pans Review: Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York

updated 02/27/2006 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/27/2006 AT 01:00 AM EST

Sci Fi Channel (Feb. 25, 9 p.m. ET)

Days after the President warned us to cut oil consumption, we have this TV movie that imagines a fresh fuel—volcanic heat, produced domestically. In Manhattan! Hired by a politician who wants this new energy source to launch his run for mayor, a scientist drills deep into the earth. And lo, the earth burps up fire. It's really dumb, but fun, with lava erupting in Queens.

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