Fox Announces 2010 Season Finale Dates
With the 2009-2010 television season winding down, Fox has announced all of its key series finale dates, along with a couple of special episodes as well. Take a look below for all the details on all of the network's season finales, and you can also take a look at some new information about Family Guy's 150th episode celebration, a sneak preview of the new series The Good Guys and a special episode of Glee directed by Joss Whedon.
Sunday, May 2nd
In the special one-hour 150th episode, Brian (Seth MacFarlane) and Stewie (MacFarlane) get locked in a bank vault and are forced to survive without baby food and martinis while they hatch an escape plan. Immediately following the episode, the celebration will continue with fan-favorite and never-before-seen musical numbers.
Thursday, May 13th
In part one of the two-part, two-night second season finale, Walter and Olivia travel to the parallel universe, and the anticipated face-off between Walter Bishop and William Bell occurs when special guest star Leonard Nimoy returns.
Monday, May 17th
The sixth season finale takes the Princeton Plainsboro team outside the hospital as they join forces with a search-and-rescue team to provide medical attention at the scene of an emergency.
Tuesday, May 18th
In an episode directed by Emmy Award winner Joss Whedon ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer," Dollhouse), Mr. Schuester's former high school nemesis (guest star Neil Patrick Harris) causes trouble for the Glee club. Rachel struggles with a life-long personal issue, and Artie's (Kevin McHale) dreams take him on an adventure. Additional guest stars include Molly Shannon, Idina Menzel and Jonathan Groff.
Wednesday, May 19th
The Good Guys (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) - Series Preview
In the special series preview of Matt Nix's new action-comedy, The Good Guys, old-school cop Dan Stark (Bradley Whitford) and modern-day detective Jack Bailey (Colin Hanks) expose the big picture of small crime. Pursuing a routine investigation of a stolen humidifier, Jack and Dan are inadvertently thrust into a much larger case involving drug smugglers, hired assassins and a stolen green golf bag. Reminded of the way he busted punks back in the good old days, Dan convinces Jack to go along for the ride, and in their reckless pursuit of justice, the two wind up risking their lives, breaking a flurry of department regulations and reminding their boss, Lieutenant Ana Ruiz (Diana Maria Riva), and Jack's ex-girlfriend, Assistant District Attorney Liz Traynor (Jenny Wade), why these good guys will be spending many more days investigating seemingly minor crimes.
Thursday, May 20th
Sacrifices will be made and both universes may never be the same again after Walter and Olivia visit the "other side" in Part 2 of the climactic season finale.
In the season finale, the team investigates a set of remains belonging to a hoarder. Meanwhile, Angela's (Michaela Conlin) father (guest star Billy Gibbons) has a unique purpose for his most recent visit, and Brennan and Booth are confronted with once-in-a-lifetime opportunities.
Sunday, May 23rd
The Simpsons (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) - "Judge Me Tender" - Season Finale
In The Simpsons 21st season finale, Moe discovers a talent for judging contests and is invited to appear on American Idol with host Ryan Seacrest and fellow judges Simon Cowell, Ellen DeGeneres, 245||Kara DioGuardi} and Randy Jackson, all guest-voicing as themselves. Meanwhile, Homer drives Marge crazy when he starts hanging around the House too much.
The Cleveland Show (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) - "You're the Best Man, Cleveland Brown" - Season Finale
Much to his dismay, Cleveland finds out that Cleveland Jr. will inherit all of his ex-wife's belongings and that his parents, Cookie (guest voice Francis Callier) and Freight Train (guest voice Craig Robinson), plan to remarry. To add insult to injury, Freight Train dumps Cleveland as his best man in favor of Donna's ex-husband, Robert (guest voice Corey Holcomb). In the end, though, Cleveland steps in to save the day in the season finale, which also features a special musical number by Earth, Wind & Fire.
Family Guy (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - Something, Something, Something Dark Side, Parts 1 and 2 - Season Finale
Monday, May 24th
It's the end of an era when the groundbreaking and iconic action-packed series comes full circle with the climactic two-hour series finale of "Day Eight." Emotions run high as the harrowing day climaxes with resolute President Taylor (Cherry Jones) closing in on a world-changing objective and Jack forced to take matters into his own hands for one last and unforgettable job. Additionally, Eriq La Salle guest-stars.