What to Watch Tonight: A Parks and Rec Farewell, White Collar Finale, Castle in Greendale and More

parks-and-rec-ann-leslie360On TV this Thursday: Parks and Recreation‘s Chris and Ann literally say goodbye, Big Bang‘s Sheldon meets Star Wars (while Mayim Bialik hangs with other Nerds) and the White Collar finale goes on a treasure hunt.  Here are the 10 programs to keep on your radar.

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8 pm The Vampire Diaries (The CW) | Damon receives a gruesome gift from Enzo while Caroline makes a confession to Elena.

8 pm The Big Bang Theory (CBS) | After failing to get tickets to Comic-Con, Sheldon hosts his own convention and ends up spending a crazy night with Star Wars’ James Earl Jones. Princess Leia Carrie Fisher also guest-stars. (Photos check out, you will.)

8 pm Community (NBC) | Annie and Professor Hickey go head-to-head with Greendale’s custodial staff (including Castle‘s Nathan Fillion) in preparation of the school’s midterm dance, while Abed hits it off with a girl (Switched at Birth‘s Katie Leclerc; watch a sneak peek.) Paget Brewster (Criminal Minds) also guest-stars; get scoop.

8:30 pm Parks and Recreation (NBC) | Leslie throws a goodbye party for Ann and Chris and tries to fulfill one last promise. (Please let there be waffles!) 

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9 pm White Collar (USA Network) | Season finale: Peter and Neal must get their hands on some hidden treasure in New York City before the bad guys do.

9 pm Saturday Night Live Presents an SNL Sports Spectacular (NBC) | Can’t wait for the Super Bowl? Seth Meyers hosts this special that showcases sports-themed sketches.

9:30 pm Two and a Half Men (CBS) | When Walden and Alan throw a bachelor party for Marty (returning guest star Carl Reiner), comedy icons Tim Conway, Steve Lawrence and Garry Marshall play some of the RSVPs.

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10 pm Elementary (CBS) | When Joan looks into one of Sherlock’s old cases, she discovers an unsolved murder may be connected to a prehistoric fossil.

10 pm The Spoils of Babylon (IFC) | In the season’s penultimate episode, Devon and Cynthia’s forbidden love reaches new, unbearable heights. 

10 pm King of the Nerds (TBS) | The Nerds discover their war room where they conduct explosive experiments. Guest judges include Bill Nye (Bill Nye the Science Guy), Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory) and Blake Marggraff (cofounder of PackSay and BetaVersity).

Hit the comments with your must-see picks from tonight’s lineup!

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  1. SK says:

    The Big Bang Theory

  2. Eddie says:

    Community & Parks are going to be so sad tonight with Troy gone and Ann/Chris leaving… Don’t go :(

  3. Jay Boucher says:

    sloooooooooooooooooooooow tv night.

  4. Tessa says:

    The Vampire Diaries

  5. Anna says:


  6. sky says:

    White Collar

  7. Eric7740 says:

    The Vampire Diaries
    The Crazy Ones

  8. Tran 2.0 says:

    Community & SNL Sports Spectacular with host Seth Meyers.

  9. anon123 says:

    The Vampire Diaries
    The Big Bang Theory

  10. Jared says:

    The Vampire Diaries
    Mob Wives

  11. Justin says:

    The Big Bang Theory, Parks and Recreation and White Collar.

  12. sarah says:

    Vampire Diaries
    Crazy One’s

  13. Brandy says:


  14. JJ says:

    King of Nerds

  15. Joey says:

    Community, Parks and Rec, The Crazy Ones, and White Collar.

  16. Jared says:

    White Collar

  17. Maggie Ames says:

    Where’s Castle? I thought it was on tonight…

  18. bobbie says:

    Parks & Rec
    Crazy Ones
    White Collar

  19. Heathers says:


  20. Bob Johnson says:

    Every Star Wars original movies fan will be watching BBT for James Earl Jones AND Carrie Fisher.

  21. Rich Abey says:

    Definitely the highlight of the week: Nathan Fillion on Community! Soo looking forward to this.