[04/20/05 - 12:00 AM]
The WB's May Sweep - Part 2

[via press release from The WB]


Burbank, CA April 20, 2005


�GILMORE GIRLS� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
�Blame Booze And Melville�
RORY FACES THE REALITIES OF THE WORKING WORLD � Rory (Alexis Bledel) is surprised by the performance review she receives from Logan's (Matt Czuchry) father, Mitchum Huntzberger (guest star Gregg Henry), at the newspaper. Luke's (Scott Patterson) plan to buy the Twickham house is threatened when Kirk (Sean Gunn) makes a competing bid. Lorelai (Lauren Graham) is thrilled when the travel magazine featuring The Dragonfly Inn hits the stands, but worries about Emily's (Kelly Bishop) reaction to the article.

�ONE TREE HILL� � (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
�Lifetime Piling Up�
BIZARRO ONE TREE HILL � Lying in a coma after his racecar accident, Nathan (James Lafferty) dreams of what life would have been like if Dan (Paul Johansson) had stayed with Karen (Moira Kelly) and Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) instead of marrying Deb (Barbara Alyn Woods). In this imaginary world, Lucas would have had the wealth and stature and Nathan would have been the one growing up on the wrong side of the tracks.


�SMALLVILLE� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
GENEVIEVE ATTACKS LANA TO GET THE CRYSTAL � Clark (Tom Welling) must stop the school photographer (guest star Steven Grayhm) after he sets up a secret simulated high school and begins kidnapping students -- starting with Chloe (Allison Mack) -- to keep the glory days of high school going forever. Lex (Michael Rosenbaum) and Lionel (John Glover) are kidnapped and tortured by the Teagues in an effort to find the crystal. However, after Genevieve (guest star Jane Seymour) realizes Lana (Kristin Kreuk) has the crystal, she decides to put an end to the hunt once and for all.

�JACK & BOBBY� � (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
OSCAR-WINNER TIM ROBBINS, LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS, GORE VIDAL AND NORMAN LEAR GUEST STAR � Jack (Matt Long) and Bobby (Logan Lerman) discover that Grace (Christine Lahti) plans to visit their father, Juan (guest star Lou Diamond Phillips, �La Bamba, � �Hollywood Homicide�), in a Texas prison. Bobby insists on joining her and the three embark on a spontaneous road trip, where Grace is forced to reveal the shocking reason their father is in prison. The future reveals Jack's heartbreaking fate and details Bobby's unlikely road to the Presidency and, for the first time, we hear the voice (Tim Robbins, �Mystic River�) of President McCallister. Author Gore Vidal (�Lincoln�) appears as the host of the McCallister documentary and producer Norman Lear (�All in the Family�) appears as the elderly Peter Benedict, Bobby's future father-in-law.


�WHAT I LIKE ABOUT YOU� � (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET)
�My Boyfriend's Back�
LUKE PERRY GUEST STARS � Holly (Amanda Bynes) turns to her ex-boyfriend Henry (guest star Michael McMillian) for advice about why she can't make a commitment and the reasons her romantic relationships end in heartache. Meanwhile, Lauren (Leslie Grossman) changes Val's love life from depressing to dangerous when she finds a reason for Todd (guest star Luke Perry, �Beverly Hills 90210�) to return to the bakery.

�REBA� � (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET)
�Help Wanted�
REBA HIRES VAN AS HER ASSISTANT � Against her better judgment, Reba (Reba McEntire) succumbs to Cheyenne's (JoAnna Garcia) desperate plea and hires an unemployed Van (Steve Howey) to be her assistant. Of course, Reba's skepticism is proved wrong when Van effortlessly sells the house she has been trying to sell for weeks, throwing their boss/assistant relationship out of whack.


�CHARMED� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
�Death Becomes Them�
LOSING FAITH � Zankou's (guest star Oded Feher) plan to make the sisters vulnerable so that he can take control of the Book of Shadows starts to work when Phoebe (Alyssa Milano) is left guilt-ridden when a classmate is brutally killed in front of her and comes back from the dead to blame her. Also part of Zankou's plan, Paige (Rose McGowan) is devastated when she finds her new charge dead and realizes she was powerless to save her. Realizing that Zankou was behind the deaths, Piper (Holly Marie Combs), Phoebe and Paige go after the Alchemist (guest star John Kassir), who is helping Zankou, and are confronted by all the undead innocents they were unable to save over the last seven years, allowing Zankou to take the Book of Shadows without the sisters knowing.


�7TH HEAVEN� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
�Mi Familia, Part I�
MATT DISCOVERS MARY HAS DESERTED HER HUSBAND AND SON � After discovering that Mary (Jessica Biel, who does not appear in the episode) has filed for divorce and signed away custody of her son, Matt (Barry Watson) is at a loss for how he should to break the awful news to Eric (Stephen Collins) and Annie (Catherine Hicks). Simon (David Gallagher) informs his new girlfriend, Rose (guest star Sarah Thompson), that he won't have sex with her, but avoids telling her the reason behind his decision.

�EVERWOOD� � (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
�Oh, The Places You'll Go�
EPHRAM PREPARES TO LEAVE FOR EUROPE � Feeling there is nothing keeping him in Everwood and desperately needing distance from Andy (Treat Williams), Ephram (Gregory Smith) prepares to leave family and friends behind for a new life in Europe. However, he's caught off-guard and questions his plans when Andy reveals the secret that Amy (Emily VanCamp) has been keeping from Ephram. Meanwhile, Nina (Stephanie Niznik) and Jake (Scott Wolf) contemplate going into business together, but the stress on their relationship proves a big obstacle to overcome, and Bright (Chris Pratt) confesses to Ephram that he has developed feelings for Hannah (Sarah Drew).


�GILMORE GIRLS� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
�A House Is Not A Home�
RORY'S DECISION SPARKS A FAMILY CRISIS � Rescuing Rory (Alexis Bledel) after a night of reckless behavior with Logan (Matt Czuchry), Lorelai (Lauren Graham) is shocked to hear her daughter's plans for the future. Lorelai first turns to Richard (Edward Herrmann) and Emily (Kelly Bishop) for help, but soon realizes that Luke (Scott Patterson) is the only person she can trust.


�SMALLVILLE� � (8:00-9:30 p.m. ET)
THE 90-MINUTE SEASON FINALE IS PACKED WITH MURDER, BETRAYAL AND AN UNFORGETTABLE GRADUATION DAY FOR ALL � Clark (Tom Welling) begins to piece together the reason he was sent to Earth after he has a nightmare that something horrible is going to happen to Smallville and heads to the cave to seek answers from Jor-El. His biological father tells him he must reunite the three crystals immediately or a disaster of epic proportions will befall the planet and even Clark won't be able to stop it. Meanwhile, Lex (Michael Rosenbaum) first helps Lana (Kristin Kreuk) escape Smallville after the death of Genevieve Teague then takes shocking action to get one of the crystals away from Lionel (John Glover). Realizing the crystals are connected to Clark, Chloe (Allison Mack) tries to stop Lex from discovering the truth.


�WHAT I LIKE ABOUT YOU� � (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET)
�Enough is Enough�
IT'S RAINING MEN � Holly (Amanda Bynes) is excited to tell Vince (Nick Zano) she is ready to move forward in their relationship, but Vince, after seeing Holly in the arms of her ex-boyfriend, has had enough and heads off to Florida for the summer, forcing Holly to take drastic steps to win back the man she loves. Meanwhile, after seeing her ex-fianc�e's wedding announcement, Val (Jennie Garth) drowns her sorrows in the bottom of a bottle and wakes up with a ring on her finger and a surprise in her bed.

�REBA� � (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET)
�Hello, My Name Is Cheyenne�
REBA SUSPECTS VAN HAS A DRINKING PROBLEM � After Reba (Reba McEntire) finds Van (Steve Howey) with an empty bottle of liquor in the previous episode, she takes it upon herself to keep him sober, much to Van's annoyance during baseball season. Meanwhile, Kyra (Scarlett Pomers) and her band are invited to perform at a USO event for soldiers leaving for Iraq.


�CHARMED� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
�Something Wicca This Way Goes�
THE POWER OF THREE WILL SET US FREE � With the Book of Shadows finally in his possession, Zankou (guest star Oded Feher) plans to open the Spiritual Nexus and take in the power of the Shadow. To divert Zankou's attention away from the Nexus, Piper (Holly Marie Combs), Phoebe (Alyssa Milano) and Paige (Rose McGowan) successfully goad him into coming after them instead. Using a spell from the Book of Shadows, Zankou steals Phoebe's premonition power, which enables him to anticipate and thwart their attacks. The sisters come to the realization that the only way to stop Zankou may be to sacrifice themselves.


�7TH HEAVEN� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
�Mi Familia, Part II�
IS SIMON READY TO TAKE THE NEXT STEP WITH HIS GIRLFRIEND? � When Simon (David Gallagher) and his new girlfriend Rose (guest star Sarah Thompson), make an unexpected visit to Glenoak to meet their respective parents, Annie (Catherine Hicks) begins to suspect their relationship might be on a fast track. Meanwhile, Eric (Stephen Collins) hides the news of Mary's (Jessica Biel, who does not appear in the episode) divorce, worried that it will most certainly break Annie's heart.

�EVERWOOD� � (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
�Where The Heart Is�
ANDY CONSIDERS LEAVING EVERWOOD FOR A JOB OFFER IN CHICAGO � With Ephram (Gregory Smith, who does not appear in the episode) gone and no longer feeling any significant ties to Everwood, Andy (Treat Williams) consults with Delia (Vivien Cardone) and contemplates accepting a prestigious position with a Chicago hospital. Uncharacteristically upset over this bit of news, Harold (Tom Amandes) takes it upon himself to give Andy a reason to stay. Meanwhile, Jake (Scott Wolf) moves in with Nina (Stephanie Niznik), causing Andy (Treat Williams) to question whether he should rock the boat by telling her how he really feels, and Bright (Chris Pratt) finally admits his feelings to Hannah (Sarah Drew).


�ONE TREE HILL� � (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
�The Tide That Left and Never Came Back�/�The Leavers Dance�
MUSICAL ARTIST JIMMY EAT WORLD PERFORMS AT TRIC � Things heat up between Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) and Brooke (Sophia Bush) after they head to New York for an overnight stay with Haley (Bethany Joy Lenz). Nathan (James Lafferty) and Deb (Barbara Alyn Woods) conspire to desert Dan (Paul Johansson) for good, leading to an explosive conclusion when he discovers their plan. Peyton (Hilarie Burton) is elated when she gets the band Jimmy Eat World to perform at TRIC in time for Jake's (Bryan Greenberg) release from jail. Meanwhile, Andy (guest star Kieran Hutchinson) invites Karen (Moira Kelly) to spend the summer in New Zealand.

  [april 2005]  


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