TV picks: Thursday, May 3

Leslie's (Amy Poehler, foreground) campaign bus tour doesn't go as planned on "Parks and Recreation."

“Parks and Recreation”
COMEDY. The death of a Pawnee luminary puts a damper on Leslie’s bus tour during the last day of her campaign, especially when she crashes the memorial — literally.
9:30 p.m., NBC

“Community”
COMEDY. The untimely death of a beloved student sends Britta into action mode, serving as grief counselor to her classmates — the result of which, of course, may require therapy of its own.
8 p.m., NBC

“The Big Bang Theory”

COMEDY. The only thing stronger than Howard’s geek love for Bernadette may be space — which puts their wedding in jeopardy when his NASA mission gets moved up.
8 p.m., CBS

“American Idol”

REALITY. Please read the following in Ryan Seacrest slow-speak: And. We. Have. Our. Final. Four.
8 p.m., Fox



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