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The Weekend Playlist: HBO's Family Tree, SNL Flips Its Wiig, Finales

It can't be easy to learn that one's ancestor is a literal horse's ass. But sad-sack Londoner Tom Chadwick takes such news in stride, again quite literally, as he acquires his great-grandfather's horse costume from a long-ago pantomime show, and after trying the rear end on for size, adds it to his collection of quirky family keepsakes.

HBO's droll-to-the-point-of-precious and occasionally delightful Family Tree (Sunday, 10:30/9:30c) follows Tom on an offbeat personal odyssey into his cloudy lineage. "In our clan, family is what disappears when you're not looking at it," says his retired dad, who keeps busy inventing useless objects like a fan for shoe trees. The dad is played by Michael McKean, who like the rest of the cast often talks directly into the camera, mock-documentary/improvisation style. The casting and the format are two of the more obvious signs that Tree is a Christopher Guest production.

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VIDEO: Dead Letters

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Dead Letters
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Length: 01:34:17
Aired: 6/14/2006

Barnaby and Jones investigate a series of murders linked to the death of a beauty queen which occurred several years previously. watch

VIDEO: Dead Letters

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Dead Letters
Paid | iTunes
Length: 01:34:01
Aired: 6/14/2006

Barnaby and Jones investigate a series of murders linked to the death of a beauty queen which occurred several years previously. watch

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'Family Tree 02' Preview (HBO)
'Family Tree: Sn 1 / Ep 7 Recap' (HBO)
'Family Tree: Sneak Peek' (HBO)
'Family Tree 01' Preview (HBO)

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Year Title Description
2013 Foyle's War: The Funk Hole
Season 2, Episode 4
Episode, Actor - Matthew Farley
2013 Family Tree TV Show Series, Actor - Pete
2006 Midsomer Murders: Dead Letters
Season 9, Episode 2
Episode, Actor - Rob Pride
Midsomer Murders: Episode Episode, Actor
Midsomer Murders: Episode Episode, Actor

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