What to watch on Thursday, July 3...
7pm, Cartoon Network
With the Candy Kingdom under attack, Princess Bubblegum must marshal the realm’s defenses in “Something Big.” That’s followed by Finn’s efforts to hide from fame behind an alter ego in “Davey.”
The six remaining chefs whip up some tailgate nosh for University of South California football fans. Later, the black jacket dinner service sparks friction among the contestants.
Irisia keeps her worsening condition a secret from Nolan in “The Cord and the Ax,” which is the sort of plan that has never turned out badly for any TV character anywhere ever. On the criminal front, Stahma keeps business booming while Datak stews in his cell.
SEASON 1 FINALE, 8:30pm, 9pm & 9:30pm, NBC
Danny and Justin clash over an irritating neighbor in “Let There Be Light,” which kicks off a season-concluding trifecta of episodes. Then in “Danny’s Boys,” the gang helps Justin finishing pay of his loans for the bar—and become his uninvited business partners in the process. And in “Go for Gary,” competition rears its head when Danny and Justin both have the same woman in their sights.
The slaying of an underworld leader prompts fears of a gang war in “Wanting.” Making matters worse, Andy comes to believe that her new rookie protégé can’t hack it as a cop, while Gail’s investigation of a related shooting victim takes a disturbing turn.
Daniel’s unexpected move strains loyalties in “Charlie Darwin.” Elsewhere, Jon Stern sees a new side of things and Teddy hits up Tawney for a favor.
Still reluctant about the whole “Chosen One” thing, Alex nevertheless takes up arms alongside Michael in “Broken Places.” Meanwhile, Riesen crosses a line, Claire takes one for the team, and Arika fields a dangerous message from back home.
In “Regreso del Infierno,” Ryan must swipe the confiscated coke in order to save Daniel from the clutches of a rival gang. This sounds like it calls for a grade-A caper! Now, he’s going to need a sturdy barrel, 17 frozen fish, an old NES controller—not Super NES, that’s critical—and a whole mess of paper clips...
Comedy Bang! Bang!
Alison Brie divulges her methods as a thespian, a German filmmaker discusses his next project, and the show gets a full-on makeover, possibly with the aesthetic assistance of the ever-dapper Paul F. Tompkins.