On the box

November 9, 1994

The Big Picture: The Plague: The Zero Factor — A four-part series charting the history of AIDS from the first reported case to today. ABC, 9.30pm, Thursday, November 10.

Drop the Dead Donkey — George is engaged to his girlfriend, Anna, but things start going wrong when the office starts to pry. SBS, 8.30pm, Saturday, November 12.

Millennium — This episode, Mistaken Identity, asks where individual identity begins and how we know who we are. It compares the Xavante tribe from central Brazil, where people have a strong sense of belonging, to alienated and sometimes suicidal teenagers in the West. SBS, 5pm, Sunday, November 13.

Documentary Series: Islamic Conservations — A six-part series providing insight into the views of influential Muslim thinkers. Subjects covered include holy war, democracy, women's rights and state authority. The first episode, Islam and Pluralism, has an interview with Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim. SBS, 11pm, Sunday, November 13.

Masterpiece: Dawn French: Large Women — British comedian Dawn French sets out to prove that big women aren't just beautiful, but are sexier than their sisters. SBS, 8.30pm, Monday, November 14.

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