On TV this Thursday: NBC pledges Allegiance, Mom heads to therapy, Red Reddington makes his move and Sarah Chalke scrubs in on Backstrom. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
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Arizona begins testing on April’s baby; Meredith, Bailey and Maggie use a 3D printer to help understand a patient’s tumor.
The Big Bang Theory
Sheldon and Leonard stand up against an online bully, while Amy and Bernadette face embarrassing truths. (Hint: One involves Little House fanfic.)
Concerned by Bonnie’s handling of Alvin’s death, Christy urges her mother to seek professional help.
Time slot premiere: Cooper struggles to rescue Team Red from Luther Braxton (Ron Perlman, Sons of Anarchy). (Note: An encore of Part 1 airs at 8 pm.)
With Olivia’s whereabouts still unknown, the team comes together to bring her to safety.
King Antoine reveals England’s plan for revenge on France, while Catherine discovers the cause of her hallucinations.
Backstrom investigates a pastor’s murder, while his ex-fiancee (Sarah Chalke, Scrubs) takes charge of a new committee that oversees bureau conduct.
Two and a Half Men
In the series’ antepenultimate ep, Lyndsey asks Alan to move in with her; Walden fears breaking it off with Ms. McMartin will jeopardize Louis’ adoption.
Series premiere: Rookie CIA analyst Alex O’Connor (Gavin Stenhouse) is tasked with investigating claims that Russians are prepping an attack. The kicker? His parents (played by Hope Davis and Scott Cohen) are part of the alleged sleeper cell. (Dun dun dun!) Margarita Levieva (Revenge) and Kenneth Choi (Sons of Anarchy) also star.
Holmes and Watson work through a list of consumers when a debt collector turns up dead; Watson asks Andrew to meet his father.