Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Thursday, April 27, 2000


Joyce Millman
April 27, 2000 8:00PM (UTC)

Series

Bruce Willis reunites with "The Whole Nine Yards" costar Matthew Perry for a
three-episode stint on Friends (8 p.m., NBC). Willis plays the
overprotective father of Ross' college-age girlfriend, but he's also on board as
potential romance material for Rachel. On Frasier (9 p.m., NBC), the doc
dallies with a stripper he hired for Donny's bachelor party. Another episode airs
at 9:30; it's a rerun of the one where Frasier's opera pals think Martin is gay.
Former "Picket Fences" star Kathy Baker is back working for David E. Kelley again in a
guest role on Chicago Hope (9 p.m., CBS); she plays a woman who awakens from a 15-year coma. Carter is haunted by his attack and Greene's father takes a turn for the worse on ER (10 p.m., NBC).

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Specials

Do you see dead people? You will if you watch Ghosts: The Best Evidence Caught on Tape (8 p.m., Fox). Oh wait, that's just Bruce Willis on "Friends."

Sports

NBA Playoffs:
Bucks at Pacers (8 p.m., TNT)
Kings at Lakers (10:30 p.m., TNT)

NHL Playoffs:
Devils at Maple Leafs (7 p.m., ESPN2)
Penguins at Flyers (7:30 p.m., ESPN)
Red Wings at Avalanche (10 p.m., ESPN)

Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) James Van Der Beek
David Letterman (CBS) Salma Hayek, Ray Romano
Jay Leno (NBC) Matthew McConaughey, Bush
Politically Incorrect (ABC) Jeff Foxworthy
Conan O'Brien (NBC) Bob Costas, Kristen Johnston


Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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