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A funny repeat of the NBC hit "Friends" answers an only-in-Sitcomland question, and some talented young musicians are on view in a Disney Channel preview month special.

* "Friends" (8 p.m.-8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.-10 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- OK, so let's say the TV world is real. How can Lisa Kudrow, a regular on this show, also be the dizzy waitress we've seen for two seasons on "Mad About You"? Here's the answer, in a two-part repeat that includes appearances by Helen Hunt and Leila Kenzle of "Mad About You." Twin sisters! NBC.

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* "Murder, She Wrote" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13) -- A repeat episode features David Ogden Stiers ("M*A*S*H") as a Russian detective on the trail of an international jewel thief in Miami Beach. Jessica (Angela Lansbury) just happens to be there, too. CBS.

* "Seinfeld" (9 p.m.-9:30 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- In a repeat from April with some decidedly adult content, Jerry confides his favorite romantic technique to a friend but is shocked to discover it was used with Elaine. NBC.

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* "Day One" (10 p.m.-11 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- A repeat episode of the news magazine documents the rise of poaching within America's natural parks and forests. Accustomed to having humans around, elk, deer and other animals are easy prey. ABC.

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* "Disney's Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., The Disney Channel) -- On cable systems that carry The Disney Channel, all cable subscribers can tune in the annual presentation by 75 outstanding players 12 and younger, for the premium service is in a free preview month. One highlight is a song by Judy Kuhn. Who? The voice of "Pocahontas," of course.

* "The End of the War" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., The Learning Channel) -- Historian Martin Gilbert advertised in newspapers for personal recollections of the end of World War II and received eloquent, touching replies from all over the world. This special offers excerpts from the letters, blended with archival photos and film footage.

* "Star Trek: The Motion Picture" (9 p.m.-midnight, TNT) -- Even the devout among the "Star Trek" crowd debate the virtues of this 1979 film, which first reunited William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and the rest of the Enterprise crew from the original TV series (1966-1969). But the idea is a nifty one, as the star ship encounters an alien.

* "Country Music Hall of Fame Anniversary Celebration" (9 p.m.-11 p.m., A&E; Network) -- Hank Williams Jr., Randy Travis and Wynonna (nee Judd) are hosts of a tribute to country greats.


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