FRIDAY, JANUARY 30
"THE GAME" - (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET)
"Do The Wright Thing" (CONTENT RATING TBD) (HDTV)
ELMO PUPPETEER KEVIN CLASH GUEST STARS AS HIMSELF - Malik's (Hosea Chanchez) invitation to appear on the children's television show of his childhood hero, Mookie (voiced by Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash who also appears as himself in the episode), is rescinded after the Sabers decide his involvement in "outing" his teammate, Clay (guest star Marcello Thedford), is bad publicity for the organization. Jason (Coby Bell) enlists the help of Kelly (Brittany Daniel) and the Sunbeams to welcome Clay's boyfriend, Derek (guest star Brian Wade), into their football family. Wendy Raquel Robinson, Tia Mowry and Pooch Hall also star. Salim Akil directed the episode written by Jeremy Howe (#40596-055).