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TV shows aim to finish with a flourish

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THURSDAY MAY 8

>> SUDDENLY SUSAN (NBC): Eighties throwbacks Donald Trump, Mr. T, and Judd Nelson play poker for the magazine.

SUNDAY MAY 11

>> KING OF THE HILL (FOX): Hank and Peggy discover their socially retarded son practicing kissing on Luanne’s styling head.

WEDNESDAY MAY 14

>> COACH (ABC): Hayden weighs other offers in the series finale.

>> THE NAKED TRUTH (NBC): Tea Leoni’s real-life squeeze, David Duchovny, is the focus of a tabloid sex scandal. Hmmm…

THURSDAY MAY 15

>> FRIENDS (NBC): Phoebe learns a secret about her parents via fellow blond ditz Teri Garr.

>> SEINFELD (NBC): Kramer wins a Tony and meets Raquel Welch.

FRIDAY MAY 16

>> HOMICIDE: LIFE ON THE STREET (NBC): Isabella Hofmann returns as Det. Megan Russert when a suicide shakes up the squad.

SUNDAY MAY 18

>> THE SIMPSONS (FOX): Militant feminist Lisa wants into an all-boys military academy (Willem Dafoe voices the commandant).

>> THE X-FILES (FOX): The usual mythology mind warping.

MONDAY MAY 19

>> CHICAGO HOPE (CBS): Another swan song for Dr. Geiger.

>> MELROSE PLACE (FOX): A two-hour tribute to madness and mayhem (plus a wedding and an FBI investigation).

TUESDAY MAY 20

>> HOME IMPROVEMENT (ABC): Former Tool Time girl Pamela Anderson Lee busts in on current TTG Debbe Dunning.

>> ROSEANNE (ABC): The particulars for the series finale are so hush-hush, not even the network got the last part of the script.

>> MAD ABOUT YOU (NBC): Jamie’s looooooong pregnancy (12 months!) ends. Bruce Willis moonlights as Bruce Willis.

WEDNESDAY MAY 21

>> THE NANNY (CBS): Another grating voice — Celine Dion’s — appears in this London-based 100th episode.

>> BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 (FOX): TV’s oldest college students finally graduate, and Donna does David.

>> NEWSRADIO (NBC): An effects-laden episode finds WNYX operating in outer space.

>> WINGS (NBC): Series finale, aptly titled ”Final Approach.”

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