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Scott D. Pierce
Scott D. Pierce writes about television for the Salt Lake Tribune. Vice president of the Television Critics Associationn, he's covered TV in Utah since 1990.

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Thursday on TV: This can't end well — Utah mother and daughter fight on "Judge Judy"

A Utah daughter sues her mother today on Judge Judy (3 p.m., Ch. 13).

Rebecca Daniell, 18, of Orem, sues her mother, Denise Weaver, 40, of Tooele, for benefits owed from her father's death. Weaver claims she doesn't owe her daughter anything.

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"She wants the benefits that you were collecting on her behalf from the government for the 10 months that she was not in your home, prior to achieving her 18th birthday, that you used," Judge Judy Sheindlin says to Weaver. "Now you're going to explain to me why you didn't give her the money."

Weaver says she was receiving $900 a month on Daniell's behalf. Daniell's father, to whom Weaver was never married, was serving in the Air Force when he died.

"This $900 a month is given by me," Sheindlin says. "I want you to consider me the taxpayer. It's given by me to children whose parents are either deceased as a result of being in the military service or collecting social security and they died, or were entitled to social security benefits. "

Somebody's going to come out of this not looking very good.

Elsewhere on TV ...

The Big Bang Theory (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Howard and Bernadette's wedding is threatened when NASA reschedules Howard's mission.

Missing (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Giancarlo and Becca race to find Azimoff.

Community (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A classmate dies unexpectedly.

American Idol (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Another hopeful is voted off.

The Vampire Diaries (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Klaus tries to leave town with Elena.

30 Rock (7:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Liz finds herself in the middle of a feud.

Person of Interest (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Finch wants to keep Reese away from the latest POI.

Grey's Anatomy (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Residents are stressed waiting for the results of their boards.

The Office (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Andy tries to jumpstart his comeback.

Touch (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Martin helps a woman find her biological mother and twin sister.

The Secret Circle (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Dawn tries to stop Blackwell.

Parks and Recreation (8:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Leslie winds up the campaign on a bus tour of Pawnee.

The Mentalist (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A surfer is murdered.

Scandal (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Amanda Tanner goes missing.

Awake (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Hannah faces a tough situation with Rex and his girlfriend.



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