<p>Tina Fey in the &quot;30 Rock&quot;&nbsp;season finale.</p>

Tina Fey in the "30 Rock" season finale.

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'30 Rock' - 'Respawn': How I spent my summer vacation

The fifth season comes to a bumpy end

A quick review of the "30 Rock" season finale coming up just as soon as I cancel the sitter for tonight...

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<p>Will Ferrell's final &quot;The Office&quot;&nbsp;wasn't a very good one.</p>

Will Ferrell's final "The Office" wasn't a very good one.

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'The Office' - 'The Inner Circle': The rise and fall of Deangelo Vickers

Will Ferrell goes out on a very low note

A review of last night's "The Office" coming up just as soon as I summarize the plot of my series of young adult novels...

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<p>Amy Poehler and the &quot;Parks and Recreation gang are horrified by the actions of guest star Parker Posey.</p>

Amy Poehler and the "Parks and Recreation gang are horrified by the actions of guest star Parker Posey.

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'Parks and Recreation' - 'Eagleton': A tale of two cities

Parker Posey stops by as Leslie's frenemy from the next town over

A review of tonight's "Parks and Recreation" coming up just as soon as I have a question about your inflatable saxophones...

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<p>Annie (Alison Brie)&nbsp;led the pack on the new &quot;Community&quot;&nbsp;paintball episode.</p>

Annie (Alison Brie) led the pack on the new "Community" paintball episode.

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'Community' - 'A Fistful of Paintballs': The good, the bad and the Pierce

Alison Brie and guest star Josh Holloway help carry the "Modern Warfare" sequel

It's paintball time again on "Community," this time with a spaghetti Western flavor and a sprinkling of Sawyer, and I've got a review coming up just as soon as I stop trying to fluster you with my handsomeness...

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<p>Josh Hopkins in &quot;Cougar Town.&quot;</p>

Josh Hopkins in "Cougar Town."

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'Cougar Town' - 'Lonesome Sundown': Kirsten vs. the ring

Travis has a question to ask, and Laurie wants the crew to police themselves

A quick review of last night's "Cougar Town" coming up just as soon as I'm a spoon-licking bagel waster...

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<p>Ty Burrell and Ed O'Neill on &quot;Modern Family.&quot;</p>

Ty Burrell and Ed O'Neill on "Modern Family."

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'Modern Family' - 'Mother's Day': Big boys don't cry

A childhood memory sparks a surprising response for Jay

Last night's "Modern Familywasn't quite up to the level of "Someone to Watch Over Lily" or "Manny Get Your Gun" - for one thing, the Cam/Mitchell storyline had the kind of lazy/predictable quality the show unfortunately falls into when it keeps those two off on their own for most of the episode - but it had one of my favorite climactic scenes the show has ever done. 

Where it sometimes feels like the big emotional climax to an episode can feel forced, Jay's outburst at the dinner table worked really really well. Part of it is that the show played it for laughs, paying off earlier subplots involving the Dunphy kids and Phil's desire to bond with Jay, but the actual heart managed to co-exist with the jokes. It helped that Ed O'Neill is so terrific, but also that they kept it so simple. Like Jay says, you only get one mom, right? 

What did everybody else think?

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<p>Margo Martindale in the &quot;Justified&quot;&nbsp;season finale.</p>

Margo Martindale in the "Justified" season finale.

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Season finale review: 'Justified' - 'Bloody Harlan'

Raylan and Mags have one final confrontation in a fantastic finale

A review of the "Justified" season finale coming up just as soon as there's a river between us with no bridge to cross...

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<p>&quot;30 Rock&quot;&nbsp;closes out a strong season tomorrow night.</p>

"30 Rock" closes out a strong season tomorrow night.

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Review: How '30 Rock' rebounded its way to a strong season 5

More focus on the leads, a happier Liz, and more

With a few exceptions (Liz taping the pilot for her failed talk show, Jenna dating James Franco), the fourth season of "30 Rock" was so dire that I came close to walking away from it altogether a few times, and was relieved the Emmys didn't rubber stamp another Outstanding Comedy Series win for the show.

But a very funny thing happened as the fifth season (which ends tomorrow night at 10) got going: "30 Rock" became good again. At times, close to its early greatness.

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<p>Peter (Chris Noth)&nbsp;confronts Alicia (Julianna Margulies)&nbsp;on &quot;The Good Wife.&quot;</p>

Peter (Chris Noth) confronts Alicia (Julianna Margulies) on "The Good Wife."

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'The Good Wife' - 'In Sickness': Moving out

Alicia doesn't take the Peter/Kalinda news well, and Martha Plimpton returns

A review of last night's "The Good Wife" coming up just as soon as I leave the baby monitor on...

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<p>Jennifer Beals in &quot;The Chicago Code.&quot;</p>

Jennifer Beals in "The Chicago Code."

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'The Chicago Code' - 'Bathhouse & Hinky Dink': Undercover blues

The show turns its focus back to Gibbons, but something's still lacking

A review of last night's "The Chicago Code" coming up just as soon as I treat you like one of the boys...

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