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Revel in some of Robin Williams’ best work this weekend


TV tributes to Robin Williams keep pouring in just as fast as cable channels can rearrange their schedules.

Here’s a look at some of the ways you can remember the comic legend this weekend:

“ALADDIN”

Williams voices the Genie in one of his most memorable and beloved performances.

(9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Disney; 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Disney XD; 6 p.m. Sunday, Disney Junior)

“AWAKENINGS”

A neurologist (Williams) begins reviving a catatonic patient (Robert De Niro) in this fact-based drama.

(2:55 a.m. Friday, Starz HD; 5:55 a.m. Friday, Starz West and Starz West HD; 7:10 p.m. Sunday, Encore and Encore HD; 10:10 p.m. Sunday, Encore West)

“BIOGRAPHY: ROBIN WILLIAMS”

This hourlong profile was filmed in 2006 for A&E.

(6 a.m. Sunday, FYI and FYI HD)

“CADILLAC MAN”

A used-car salesman (Williams) is taken hostage by a jealous husband (Tim Robbins) in this comedy.

(8:20 p.m. Friday, Starz Comedy HD; 11:20 p.m. Starz Comedy West HD; 1:40 p.m. Sunday, Encore and Encore HD)

“DEAD POETS SOCIETY”

In 1959, a charismatic English teacher (Williams, in one of his four Oscar-nominated performances) shakes up a staid prep school.

(noon and 11:40 p.m. Saturday, Flix West)

“GOOD MORNING VIETNAM”

In 1965, an irreverent DJ (Williams, in another Oscar-nominated performance) begins broadcasting on Armed Forces Radio in Saigon.

(8:30 p.m. Friday, CMT HD; 11:30 p.m. Friday, CMT)

“GOOD WILL HUNTING”

A working-class genius (Matt Damon) is counseled by a therapist (Williams, in his only Oscar-winning role) in this multiple Oscar-winning drama.

(12:50 p.m. Sunday, Starz Edge and Starz Edge HD; 5 p.m. Sunday, Encore and Encore HD; 8 p.m. Sunday, Encore West)

“HAPPY DAYS”

The “My Favorite Orkan” episode introduced Mork, and Williams, to the world.

(6 p.m. Friday, Hub Network)

“ONE HOUR PHOTO”

A photo lab technician (Williams) becomes obsessed with a family whose pictures he processes in this thriller.

(1:35 a.m. Sunday, IndiePlex and IndiePlex HD; noon Sunday, Encore and Encore HD; 3 p.m. Sunday, Encore West)

“WHAT DREAMS MAY COME”

A man (Williams) tries to reunite with his wife (Annabella Sciorra) in the afterlife.

(11 p.m. Friday, OuterMax; 11:20 a.m. Sunday, MovieMax)

 

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