On TV this Thursday: The Angels’ wings get clipped, Bones and Booth trade places, Vietnam comes to an end and Robert California is ready to jam. As a supplement to TVLine’s original feature stories and reporting (linked to within), here are 11 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Charlie’s Angels (ABC) | Goodbye, Angels.
8 pm Community (NBC) | The study group helps Annie move in with Troy and Abed; Dean Pelton blackmails Jeff into hanging out with him at a mall.
8 pm The Big Bang Theory (CBS) | Leonard and Penny try hanging out together, only to cramp each other’s style when the opposite sex comes calling; Sheldon must overcome his fear of birds.
8:30 pm Parks and Recreation (NBC) | Leslie enlists Ben, Andy and April to host a Model U.N. for Pawnee Central High School; Chris asks Ann for advice when a date cancels on him.
9 pm Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) | No, it’s not quite another “shooter on the loose,” but this fall finale (the show returns in January) nonetheless is quite the nail-biter. Read my spoiler-free review here.
9 pm Bones (Fox) | After Booth is caught off-guard by an announcement Brennan makes about their baby, they agree to walk in each other’s shoes to diffuse the tension. Elsewhere, the case of the week is a colorful, clever winner involving a competitive eating champion, while the Jeffersonian team meets their exceptionally brilliant new squintern… who happens to be a former juvenile delinquent.
9 pm Vietnam In HD (History) | The three-part series concludes with the last American troops returning home, the fall of Saigon and the unification of Vietnam.
9 pm The Office (NBC) | Pam enlists Dwight to prove that Jim thinks the new temp (‘Til Death‘s Lindsey Broad) is attractive; Robert California asks Andy, Darryl and Kevin if he can join their band.
10 pm Private Practice (ABC) | Amelia’s addiction spins further out of control as she plays hooky from work with a new fling (Trauma‘s Wes Brown) and starts writing prescriptions for herself; Addison and Jake find themselves at odds; Cooper, Charlotte and Mason begin to form a family bond — much to Erica’s chagrin. (Cry me a river, honey.)
10 pm Burn Notice (USA Network) | When gang warfare fells one of Michael’s childhood friends, he teams up with the victim’s brother to entrap the hoods in a weapons scheme; Sam goes undercover on a college campus to gather intel on Anson.
10 pm Prime Suspect (NBC) | Jane uses a personal experience from her past to solve the case of a young boy found dead at his preschool.
Which of the above is must-see TV for you? And by all means, hit the Comments to offer tune-in suggestions of your own!