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This Week: TV (Jan. 21-28)

By January 20, 2013

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John Barrowman as "Well Dressed Man" in this week's Arrow.

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This Week's TV Listings

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TELEVISION—New episodes this week from:

 Beauty and the Beast,
 Being Human (Syfy),
 Lost Girl,
 The Neighbors,
 Star Wars: The Clone Wars,
 The Vampire Diaries.

Guest stars this week include Ben Browder and John Barrowman on Arrow; Linda Hamilton and Bridget Regan (Kahlan from Legend of the Seeker) on Beauty and the Beast; Rick Worthy on The Vampire Diaries.

Synopses below the jump. For details see the listings (regular or alphabetical). For sci-fi/fantasy movies on TV this week go to movie listings.

  • Arrow "Trust but Verify" 111 (The CW, Wed Jan 23 8 pm). Oliver suspects Diggle's mentor of robbing armored trucks, but Diggle thinks Oliver's way off base. Elsewhere, Thea believes that Moira and Malcolm are having an affair; and Tommy, Laurel and Malcolm share an uncomfortable dinner together. Guest Cast: Ben Browder (Ted Gaynor); John Barrowman (Malcolm Merlyn).
  • Beauty and the Beast "Seeing Red" 110 (The CW, Thu Jan 24 9 pm). Vincent is nearly caught by his former fiancée. Later, Cat is forced to confront her feelings for Vincent. Guest Cast: Linda Hamilton (Catherine Chandler); Bridget Regan (Alex).
  • Being Human (Syfy) "(Dead) Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" 302 (Syfy, Mon Jan 21 9 pm). Josh plans on proposing to Nora. Nora meanwhile meets with the twins' father, Liam and Sally hooks up with an old acquaintance—with deadly consequence, and meanwhile Aidan discovers that Henry is alive (after a second skinning at the hands of Mother) and together they look for blood.
  • Continuum "Fast Times" 102 (Syfy, Mon Jan 21 8 pm). Kiera's cover is blown and she's arrested by her VPD partner. Later, she considers a truce with Liber8 in order to get back to the year 2077.
  • Lost Girl "SubterrFaenean" 302 (Syfy, Mon Jan 21 10 pm). Dyson's new partner could mean trouble for Bo, who can't shake a feeling of darkness as she follows Kenzi underground to help her pal search for a missing childhood friend.
  • Merlin "Another's Sorrow" 504 (Syfy, Fri Jan 25 10 pm). Morgana comes dangerously close to getting her revenge on Camelot with an evil scheme that fools everyone, even Merlin, and uses Princess Mithian as bait.
  • Misfits "Episode 3.4" 304 (Logo, Sat Jan 26 1 am). A man goes back in time in an attempt to kill Hitler.
  • The Neighbors "Dream Weavers" 114 (ABC, Wed Jan 23 8:30 pm). When the Weavers and Bird-Kersees chaperone Amber and Reggie's school dance, Marty, Debbie, Larry and Jackie find themselves in their own "high school" dramas. Debbie's attempt to re-create a romantic moment from her courtship with Marty backfires, and, Jackie is so fascinated with how Marty and Debbie met in high school, she believes the moment she met Larry was boring by comparison—so she tries to change history.
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars "Shades of Reason" 516 (TOON, Sat Jan 26 9:30 am). Pre Vizsla and Maul attack Mandalore and Duchess Satine, but their alliance is soon tested.
  • Supernatural "LARP and the Real Girl" 811 (The CW, Wed Jan 23 9 pm). Two people die mysteriously during a role-playing game. Later, a dangerous fairy must be stopped.
  • The Vampire Diaries "Catch Me If You Can" 411 (The CW, Thu Jan 24 8 pm). Matt's life is put in danger, while Damon prepares Jeremy to battle Klaus' new vampires. Later, Shane is questioned about the Founders' Council deaths. Guest Cast: David Alpay (Shane); Nathaniel Buzolic (Kol); Rick Worthy (Mayor Hopkins).
Tags: Arrow, Beauty and the Beast, Continuum, The Vampire Diaries
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