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This weekend on TV: LEGO of Homer! 550th episode of 'The Simpsons' is a hoot!

Published May 2, 2014 12:01 pm
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The 550th episode of The Simpsons (Sunday, 7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13) is one of the best in a long time. Homer wakes up to discover that everyone and everything in Springfield is made out of LEGO ... except when he slips back into regular animation. The computer-generated LEGO animation is great, and the episode is both laugh-out-loud funny and heartwarming.Friday on TV ...NBA playoffs: Toronto Raptors at Brooklyn Nets (5 p.m., ESPN2); San Antonio Spurs at Dallas Mavericks (6 p.m., ESPN); Houston Rockets at Portland Trail Blazers (8:30 p.m., ESPN)Stanley Cup playoffs: New York Rangers at Pittsburgh Penguins (5 p.m., NBCSN); Minnesota Wild at Chicago Blackhawks (7:30 p.m., NBCSN)College baseball (6 p.m., BYUtv): Gonzaga at BYUCollege softball (6 p.m., P12N): California at UtahUnforgettable (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A cybercriminal traps Eliot and the mayor in an elevator.Shark Tank: Swimming With the Sharks (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A look at what happens to entrepreneurs after they're on the show. An episode of Shark Tank follows (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4).Whose Line Is It Anyway? (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Mircea Monroe guest stars.Hawaii Five-0 (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Steve and Catherine travel to Afghanistan to save a boy from the Taliban.Grimm (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Nick and Hank investigate the murder of a young woman.Hart of Dixie (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Wade blames Zoe for his relationship problems.Continuum (8 and 10 p.m., Syfy): Dillon is taken hostage by Liber8.Blue Bloods (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): An undercover cop in Danny's squad is killed.Saturday on TV ...Stanley Cup playoffs: Montreal Canadiens at Boston Bruins (10:30 a.m., NBC/Ch. 6); Los Angeles Kings at Anaheim Ducks (6 p.m., NBCSN)College baseball (1 p.m., BYUtv): Gonzaga at BYUHorse racing (2 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Coverage of the Kentucky Derby begins at 2 p.m.; post time is 4:24 p.m.; the race itself will last about two minutes.College rugby (2 p.m., NBSCN): BYU vs. California in the Varsity Cup final.NBA playoffs: Atlanta Hawks at Indiana Pacers (3:30 p.m., TNT); Memphis Grizzlies at Oklahoma City Tunder (6 p.m., TNT); Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Clippers (8:30 p.m., TNT)College softball (6 p.m., P12N): California at UtahPCL baseball (6:30 p.m., Ch. 14): Reno Aces at Salt Lake BeesMLS (6:30 p.m., Ch. 30): Real Salt Lake at Chicago FireOrphan Black (7 and 10 p.m., BBC America): Sarah turns to an old flame.The White House Correspondents' Dinner (6 p.m., CNN, C-SPAN, MSNBC): Joel McHale hosts.Da Vinci's Demons (7 and 8 p.m., Starz): The quest for the Book of Leaves turns deadly.Hannibal (10 p.m., Ch. 30): Will undergoes a dark transformation.Saturday Night Live (10:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Andrew Garfield hosts; Coldplay is the musical guest.Sunday on TV ...Stanley Cup playoffs: Minnesota Wild at Chicago Blackhawks (1 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5); New York Rangers at Pittsburgh Penguins (5:30 p.m., NBCSN)60 Minutes (6 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): BP claims that businesses that were not harmed by the 2010 oil spill have collected hundreds of millions of dollars in settlement money.The Amazing Race (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The remaining contestants race to Spain.Once Upon a Time (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): In the season finale, the town is is a state of chaos.Call the Midwife (7 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Shelagh wants to adopt a baby.The Simpsons (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Homer awakes in a world where everything is made of Legos.Turn (7 and 9 p.m., AMC): Gen. Washington's Army crosses into enemy territory.Granite Flats (7 and 10 p.m., BYUtv): The kids meet their new English teacher (Christopher Lloyd).Drop Dead Diva (7 and 10 p.m., Lifetime): Jane and Grayson spend the night together.The Good Wife (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Serving jury duty, Alicia meets a man to whom she's ever attracted.Resurrection (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Unnatural forces overcome Arcadia in the Season 1 finale.Believe (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Bo has a disturbing premonition.Mr. Selfridge (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Harry's reputation suffers while he is in Germany.Cosmos (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): A look at the ocean floor, among other things.Mad Men (8 and 10 p.m., AMC): Pete underestimates Peggy.Devious Maids (8 and 9 p.m., Lifetime): Marisol learns shocking news about her fiancé and Opal.The Mentalist (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A grand jury looks into the death of Red John.Revenge (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Emily takes drastic action against the Graysons.Crisis (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Dunn tries to protect Meg.The Bletchley Circle (9 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): The women decide to stop the traffickers themselves. (Season finale)Signed, Sealed, Delivered (9 p.m., Hallmark): The team tries to deliver what could be a life-changing love letter.Game of Thrones (10 p.m., HBO): Cersei and Tywin consider the next move for the Crown; Daenerys makes plans for the future.Nurse Jackie (10 p.m., Showtime): Frank pressures Jackie to let him move in.Californication (10:30 p.m., Showtime): Hank and Levon help Julia celebrate her new role.Silicon Valley (11 p.m., HBO): Erlich hires a graffiti artist to design Pied Piper's logo.My Five Wives (11 p.m., TLC): Brady and his wives answer viewers' questions.Veep (11:30 p.m., HBO): Selina has a secret lunch with a major strategist.






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