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Thursday night television

Critic’s corner: What’s on TV tonight




Legit 10:30 p.m., FX

DJ Qualls practically steals this raunchy but tender “Wilfred”-like comedy from star and creator Jim Jefferies. He plays Billy, a guy with muscular dystrophy in a motorized wheelchair, who gets busted out of his adult-care facility by Jim. Qualls is touching as Billy thrills to Jim’s raucousness, and he is hysterical when Billy pouts and “leaves the room” – that is, when he turns his head away. Best known for his film debut in “Road Trip,” as well as many appearances on shows from “Supernatural” to “My Name Is Earl,” he’s one of a kind.

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Last Resort 8 p.m., Channel 5

This is the end, beautiful friend. Let’s hope “Last Resort” doesn’t go out like “Das Boot.” Fortunately, show creator Shawn Ryan had enough advance warning last fall to make Thursday night’s finale into a true series ender. This was one of the season’s most promising new dramas, with strong acting from Andre Braugher (left) and Scott Speedman (right); but it never gained enough audience momentum to survive. I tend to think that the story line got too complex too quickly, but the inappropriate timeslot didn’t help.

Archer 10 p.m., FX


30 Rock 8 p.m., Channel 7


Glee 9 p.m., Channel 25


Matthew Gilbert can be reached at Follow him on Twitter @MatthewGilbert.
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