This Week’s TV: Will the Clone Wars season finale end Ahsoka's story forever?

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This is an insane week of television. Anthony Bourdain guest stars in Archer, Chang returns to Community and the Clone Wars season ends in a seriously dramatic fashion. Here is the must-see television you can not miss this week.



Adventure Time (7:30 PM, Cartoon Network)
The Flame Princess! She's so beautiful! Stare at her firey beauty! Finn and FP unwind by going underground, in hopes of cheering up a potentially evil little spark.

"Vault of Bones" — Finn's worried that Flame Princess still has evil tendencies in her and wants to shift her alignment for good.

Continuum (8:00 PM, Syfy):
Election tampering, oolitics and future-telling get twisted in an election-centered episode. There's political tampering afoot and all roads are leading to Carlos.

Being Human (9 PM, Syfy):
Now that Sally can revisit old friends and family without killing them, it's time to horribly scar everyone who mourned her first death. Hooray! Plus Nora is mad at Aidan for defending himself against the werepup.

Josh reconnects with Emily; Aidan's blood supply is jeopardized; Sally gets in touch with a friend from her past.

Lost Girl (10 PM, Syfy):
Bo goes home to the farm and wears an amazing picnic table check dress, as you do when you are going to a farm. Fingers crossed for a nasty family reunion.

Also on TV tonight: The Regular Show tries to civilize a caveman so that Benson will let him stay at the park (8 PM on Cartoon Network), followed by a new James Bond-centric episode of MAD at 8:30. There's a new Crash & Bernstein at 8:30 PM on Disney XD, The Following at 9 PM on Fox and a new Castle on ABC at 10 PM.


Cult (9 PM, CW):
Vertical burial initiations? So in. Here's a much more detailed run-down of Rockne S. O'Bannon's new CW drama.

Jeff enlists tech-savvy E.J. to help in his search for his brother Nate. Skye (Jessica Lucas) finally reveals to Jeff that she took the researcher job on Cult to learn more about Steven Rae. Meanwhile, at the production office, associate producer Peter Grey brushes off Skye's concerns that some of the Cult fans believe there are hidden messages embedded in the show. On the television show, Kelly and Paz discover a body buried vertically, and Kelly believes that this might be a message from Bill.

Robot Combat League (10 PM, Syfy)
The series premiere of real-life Real Steel! Giant 8-foot tall robots fight other robots for the title of robot king, or champion, or best fighter guy. Controlled by "robo-jockeys," this tournament starts on Thursday and winner takes all. Don't lie, you know you kind of want to watch two giant machines beat the hell out of each other.


Animal Planet has a very special episode on everyone's favorite snow creature, Polar Bear: Edge of Existence will air at 8 PM. Also on TV tonight: Looney Tunes Show and a new Level Up!.


Arrow (8 PM, The CW)
Deadshot, China White (Kelly Hu) and John Barrowman returns as Malcolm Merlyn for one night on Arrow.

Arrow 1x16 "Dead to Rights" - Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Diggle (David Ramsey) learn that Deadshot (guest star Michael Rowe) is still alive and his next target is Malcom (John Barrowman). Malcom invites Tommy (Colin Donnell) to attend a benefit honoring Malcom for his work with Starling City but Tommy refuses to attend. Oliver encourages his friend to mend his relationship with his father while he can. Meanwhile, Oliver struggles to balance his new relationship with McKenna [Janina Gavankar] and his duties as Arrow. Katie Cassidy, Paul Blackthorne and Susanna Thompson also star. Glen Winter directed the episode written by Geoff Johns.


Dragons: Riders of Berk (8 PM, Cartoon Network):

"Hiccup and the gang journey to haunted Breakneck Bog to find a lost gift for Hiccup." Dragon road trip!

The Neighbors (8:30 PM, ABC):

Once again The Neighbors drops a ridiculous title with little to no explanation: "No Purses No Money No Problems."

Supernatural (9 PM, The CW):
Sam and Dean struggle with a guy who can't die, but he's not a zombie. Turns out he's Prometheus. Which, yes, is awesome.

"Remember the Titans" - Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) are stumped when they investigate a possible zombie case where an amnesiac man (guest star John Reardon) dies and then revives himself once a day. After the guy is attacked by the goddess Artemis [guest star Anna Von Hooft], Sam and Dean realize he's not a zombie but instead a God, more specifically, Prometheus.

Psych (10 PM, USA)
Psych is back! Psych is back! Psych is back! Psych is back! Psych is back! Psych is back!

Stranded (10 PM, Syfy)
We know, Syfy needs another night vision show like we need more Firefly fan art. But, Stranded is produced by Jason Blum, producer of the Paranormal Activity movie franchise, Insidious and Sinister, so maybe that means something to you? Each whopping episode features self-recorded footage from people trapped in paranormal places. Release the guy in a suit with a bat!


Also on TV tonight: BBC America will be screening Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines at 8 PM. And AMC is presenting Oscar winner Ang Lee's Hulk at 8 PM.


Community (8 PM, NBC):
We couldn't find any video for this week's Community. However we know it's titled "Alternative History of the German Invasion," and that Chang, erm, um, Kevin is back (see above image).

Zero Hour (8 PM, ABC)
The world's wackiest show gets even more more insane as a historical figure gets involved in this mental Nazi baby show.

"Pendulum" - With a renewed determination to find Laila, Hank returns from India, searching for new clues while Laila, who is being held hostage by White Vincent, is tasked with repairing the next clock for him. Knowing she needs to help Hank find her, she starts leaving a trail of clues for him to follow. In another face-to-face showdown with White Vincent, Hank begins to realize there is more to this connection than meets the eye — or in this case White Vincent's eyes. Meanwhile, Hank's parents seem to be hiding a secret, and with help from the FBI, Hank, Arron and Rachel discover that a famous historical figure holds the key to unlocking the next clock.

Beauty and the Beast (9 PM, The CW):
The cops are close on the trail of the Beast. Which, isn't this basically every other episode of this series? They are calling this episode the game changer, so there's that.

Archer (10 PM, FX):
"Archer, Lana, and Cyril go undercover in celebrity chef Lance Casteau's (voiced by Anthony Bourdain) hellish kitchen." Do not miss this one.


Also on TV tonight: A new episode of Big Bang Theory on CBS.


Touch (8 PM, Fox):

It's time to meet Amelia's Mom!

"Eye to Eye" - A race against time is triggered after Jake contacts Amelia with coordinates to a meeting location and both manage to escape their supervision. As Martin and Lucy desperately search for their gifted and determined kids, they uncover some critical details about Calvin's brain-damaged brother. Meanwhile in Mexico, Guillermo confesses his sins to a priest and faces a brutal decision.

Gravity Falls (9 PM, Disney)
The adorable animated bunch is back and trapped in a "Bottomless Pit!"

Merlin (10 PM, Syfy):
It's war in fantasyland.


Star Wars: The Clone Wars (9:30 AM, Cartoon Network):
This is it, the Clone Wars season finale! "Jedi feel the tide shift, Ahsoka reaches a crossroads and Palpatine and Tarkin make their next move." Something bad is on the rise, we can just feel it. Is this the episode we lose a padawan forever? Our Imperial credits are on yes.


Also on TV today: A new TMNT will air at 7 PM on Cartoon Network. Power Rangers: Megaforce will air at 1 PM on Nickelodeon, which will be followed by Supah Ninjas on Nickelodeon at 8:30 PM.


Once Upon a Time (8 PM, ABC):
This week Once will bring back Ginnifer Goodwin's baby clone Bailee Madison for a flashback about Snow White. Meanwhile adult Snow White will go head-to-head with Cora and Hook gets his revenge on the Crocodile.

The Walking Dead (9 PM, AMC):
Michonne, Carl, and Rick hit the road on a "special mission," and hijinks and death ensue!


Also on TV today: Fox rolls out the animated goodies, starting at 7:30 PM.

Sources: Futon Critic and various TV studio press releases.




You wrote some things, but all I saw was "Psych is back!"