Tonight on the Tube: Eureka, Last Comic Standing, Rescue Me and Tasty Travels

by Jason the TVaholic on August 1, 2006

in Tonight on the Tube

Dead Like Me - The Complete First SeasonTake the town from Northern Exposure or Picket Fences and put a science fiction story in it and Eureka, you’ve got it. This fun show is full of interesting and super smart characters. How about that house the Sheriff is being used as a guinea pig for. It is pretty sweet. Would you like a house like that? Well accept for locking you out when you didn’t call to say you would be late. The house is a bit temperamental but has plenty of useful features. Will you be watching Eureka tonight on the Sci Fi Channel?

Prime Picks

House (FOX): Repeat. While playing house with his wife a man has a breathing attack and is taken to the hospital where the team tries to figure out what is wrong with him.

Last Comic Standing (NBC): New. The final three perform after one is dismissed.

Boston Legal (ABC): Repeat. This episode has guest star Michael J. Fox as a man with cancer who used his influence and money to get into a medical drug trial.

Solid Selections

Gilmore Girls (WB): Repeat. This is the episode where mother and daughter finally start down the path to reconciliation.

Veronica Mars (UPN): Repeat. Veronica visits Hearst College, which is where she and Wallace will be attending next season, and ends up busting a frat while trying to find out if her ex committed date rape or not.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. A baby is discovered in a trashcan and the squad investigates.

Cable Choices

Dead Like Me (Sci Fi): Repeat. A really interesting show that only lasted two short seasons on Showtime. It is hard to describe so give it a watch and see what you think. This is the second of two episodes tonight.

Eureka (Sci Fi): New. The sheriff accidentally shoots Henry Deacon the town’s mechanical genius.

Rescue Me (FX): New. The crew comes in contact with more than just smoke when they attempt to rescue a man from a burning apartment building. Replays again right after and runs 65 minutes.

Other Options

  • Ham on the Street (Food Network): New. Well it is about time they got around to looking at ham.
  • Rachael Ray’s Tasty Travels (Food Network): New. Tourist and food destinations are profiled in San Diego.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN2 has a WNBA doubleheader.

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