This Week's TV: Community Revives One Of Its Funniest Plotlines Ever

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Subway (the person) returns to Community for a new marketing scheme, but can it possibly be as hysterical as his last appearance? Plus, what’s wrong with Orphan Black’s male clones? What happens when a zombie eats a gamer’s brains? And what are Tyrion and Varys up to on next week’s Game of Thrones? We’ve got the details.



Gotham (8 PM, Fox)

The Ogre starts to make his deadly moves on someone close to Gordon while Bruce and Selina team up to expose a corrupt Wayne Enterprises employee. The employee would have gotten away with it, too, if it wasn’t for those meddling kids.

The Originals (8 PM, The CW)

Setting the stage for a bloody showdown, Dahlia (guest star Claudia Black) gives Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) a deadline to turn over baby Hope. Elijah (Daniel Gillies) attempts to convince Klaus that they need to work together in their fight against Dahlia, but Klaus forges ahead with his own dangerous plan, leaving everyone concerned about his next steps. Meanwhile, when Hayley realizes their chances of outrunning Dahlia are slim, she devises a risky plan and enlists Aiden’s (guest star Colin Woodell) help. Elsewhere, Freya (guest star Riley Voelkel) gives Rebekah (guest star Maisie Richardson-Sellers) and Elijah an ultimatum, and Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) strategizes on how best to deal with Klaus’ erratic behavior.

Star vs. The Forces of Evil (8 PM, Disney XD)

Star and Marco invite the Diazes on a trip to Mewni as a last-minute anniversary present, but end up having to save them from a multi-headed serpent. Then Star must fight of Ludo when his army crashes Brittney Wong’s birthday party.

Scorpion (9 PM, CBS)

On the first season finale, the Scorpion team must reunite when Walter’s car is teetering on the side of a cliff, threatening his life.

The Returned (10 PM, A&E)

Camille attempts to help the parents of the support group; Victor comes between Nikki and Julie.



Community (Streaming, Yahoo! Screen)

The Subway guy is back and he’s trying to recruit Britta for a covert marketing program. Prepare for more quasi-ironic product placement.


Powers (Streaming, PlayStation Network)

This week’s episode is “Level 13” and it’s written by Brian Michael Bendis.

The Flash (8 PM, The CW)

We get another Arrow crossover this week when Joe and Cisco travel to Starling City as part of their investigation of Dr. Wells. Meanwhile, Barry is on the trail of Hannibal Bates, a metahuman who can transform himself into any person he touches.

iZombie (9 PM, The CW)

Liv becomes an agoraphobic computer gamer this week after eating a hacker’s brains. Naturally, Ravi is delighted to have a new gaming buddy. But there may be some bad news for Liv when zombie Blaine becomes acquainted with someone close to her.

Agents of SHIELD (9 PM, ABC)

Coulson and Hunter turn to an unlikely new ally: Grant Ward. Plus, Skye and Lincoln find themselves drawn into the conflict between the SHIELD factions.


CSI: Cyber (10 PM, CBS)

When the victim of high school cyberbullying pledges to retaliate, the Cyber team is on the case.


Forever (10 PM, ABC)

This week, Henry investigates a mystery that truly is personal: the disappearance of his love Abigail. Abe, however, has been doing a little investigating of his own without Henry’s knowledge.



Arrow (8 PM, The CW)

Ra’s al Ghul makes Oliver an offer he can’t refuse, and the team joins Oliver on a journey to Nanda Parbat, where Felicity decides to take matters into her own hands.


Supernatural (9 PM, The CW)

Sam learns that one of the Men of Letters built a magical box that might be able to cure Dean of the Mark of Cain. Unfortunately, there’s also a deadly alarm system on the box — and Sam risks killing them both before he can even attempt the cure.


CSI: Cyber (10 PM, CBS)

The team investigates the kidnapping of women whose social media accounts are still being kept up to date.



Cartoons (5 PM, Cartoon Network)

On Clarence (5 PM), Belson’s mom offers her usual maid service to Mary and Clarence — so naturally they rush to clean their house before the maid comes. On Steven Universe (5:30 PM), Steven and Connie help Jamie the Mailman with love. On Teen Titans Go! (6 PM), the other Titans feel left out when Raven starts hanging out with a cool escaped criminal, so they go to cool school. On Adventure Time (7:30 PM), after a chilling dream, Jake and Finn decide to reconnect with their brother Jermaine.


The Vampire Diaries (8 PM, The CW)

As Damon wrestles with whether to tell Elena about the cure, he imagines what their life together would be like if they weren’t vampires. But everyone needs to pitch in when a plan to stop Caroline doesn’t go according to plan, and things go very wrong when Bonnie learns that Damon betrayed her trust.


Dig (10 PM, USA)

With her job on the line because of Peter’s (Jason Isaacs) disruptive behavior, Lynn (Anne Heche) suspects a possible mole in her midst at the consulate. Meanwhile Margrove (guest star Richard E. Grant) and Peter both head to a convent with very different goals in mind. With nowhere else to turn and unable to trust anyone, Debbie (Lauren Ambrose) returns to the compound seeking vengeance.


Olympus (10 PM, Syfy)

Hero, Oracle and Daedalus are kidnapped by ruthless King Minos and his S&M loving daughter, Ariadne.


Vikings (10 PM, History)

The third season finale sees the Vikings making one last move on Paris:

With one last chance to take Paris, Ragnar and his Viking troops take a daring chance. Ragnar asks Bjorn for a favor that could change the course of Viking history.



Grimm (8 PM, NBC)

This week, Nick and Hank investigate a homicide connect to an ancient Wesen rite of passage. The episode is named for the fairy tale “Iron Hans.”


Bitten (9 PM, Syfy)

When the werewolves and the witches team up to confront Aleister, someone ends up kidnapped and someone ends up dead.


The Messengers (9 PM, The CW)

Our resurrected crew meets with the mysterious Rose this week and learns that they are angels tasked with stopping the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse from bringing about the Rapture. No pressure.


Lost Girl (10 PM, Syfy)

Bo needs the help of an estranged family member, while Lauren and Kenzi must team up against a mysterious spirit.


Orphan Black (9 PM, BBC America)

The Castor boys are out and about and doing some very unpleasant things. While they’re hunting down the Leda clones in hopes of finding the original tissue samples, they also toy with a frightened young woman, something that puts them squarely on Art and Sarah’s radar. But Sarah realizes that, like the Leda clones, the Castor clones may have a defect that puts their lives in peril.


Outlander (9 PM, Starz)

Reunited, Claire and Jamie make their way to Lallybroch – Jamie’s family home. Reality quickly sets in, and old wounds are reopened between Jamie and his sister, Jenny.



Once Upon a Time (8 PM, ABC)

Lily and Emma are reunited as adults in Storybrooke, and these former friends are going be roughing each other up.


Game of Thrones (9 PM, HBO)

Queen Margaery is enjoying time with her new husband (much to Cersei’s chagrin, we’re sure). Meanwhile, Tyrion and Varys walk the Long Bridge of Volantis.


The Last Man on Earth (9:30 PM, Fox)

The cul-de-sac decides to have a reelection for President of the United States. Yeah, given that Phil is the current president, that’s probably a good idea.


The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (10 PM, Lifetime)

Charles Siringo and Nance O’Keefe join forces against Lizzie; Skipjack exploits a lethal secret that Lizzie wants hidden; a neighbor mistreats Lizzie’s dog; a romance threatens to come between Lizzie and her sister.


Salem (10 PM, WGN)

Anne explores her supernatural side; Mary receives a chilling warning.




Was there a leak of Penny Dreadful? There is already the first episode on the net.

Also, am I the only one who thinks that Once Upon a Time suddenly became good(ish) again? or am I the only one left watching?