There’s No Way Marcia Gets Davy Jones to Play the Prom … Until She Totally Does!

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Davy Jones of The Monkees makes Marcia merry, Tim the Tool Man goes deep with Dan Aykroyd, and John Ritter and Pat Morita crash the M*A*S*H party.

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The Brady Bunch: “Getting Davy Jones”

MeTV, 12pm

Marcia (Maureen McCormick) brags that she can get Davy Jones of the Monkees to perform for the school prom, then begins vigorously to get him to actually appear in this famous episode from 1971.

M*A*S*H: “Deal Me Out”

MeTV, 7:30pm

The officers’ weekly poker game at the 4077th is interrupted by three separate emergencies. Noriyuki “Pat” Morita and John Ritter guest-star in this Season 2 episode from 1973. There are also appearances by Allan Arbus as Maj. Sidney Freedman and Edward Winter, who had a recurring role as meddlesome intelligence officer Col. Flagg.

Home Improvement: “Losing My Religion”

Laff, 8:30pm

Home Improvement wasn’t always about power tools and grunting. Sometimes it tackled profound issues of faith and family. Randy (Jonathan Taylor Thomas) questions God’s existence, which prompts Tim (Tim Allen) to visit the Rev. Mike (guest star Dan Aykroyd) in this 1997 episode.

Rockstar Shuffle: “Steve Stevens Takes to the Skies”

AXS TV, 8pm

The home-with-the-stars series visits Billy Idol axman Steve Stevens (who calls his Top Gun Grammy “payback” for his parents putting up with his guitar playing), and explores how Ted Nugent became rock’s “Uncle Ted.”

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