The TVLine-Up: TV Worth Watching This Sunday

On TV this Sunday: an Amazing double U-turn, Dexter’s dark road trip, another hinky Homeland hook-up, a Dirty denouement, and so much more. All told, we’ve rounded up 14 programs you might want to consider.

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8 pm America In Primetime (PBS) | Episode 3 of 4, “The Misfit,” celebrates those TV characters who defied comic stereotypes and societal expectations, from the Addams family and a group of Freaks and Geeks to the Bluths and Jack Donaghy.

8 pm The Amazing Race (CBS) | The Race travels to Copenhagen for the first time, where a double U-turn jeopardizes team positions.

8 pm The Simpsons (Fox) | Foodies inspire Marge, Lisa and Bart to start their own food blog, “The Three Mouthketeers.” Guest voices thus include Anthony Bourdain, Gordon Ramsay and Mario Batali.

8 pm Once Upon a Time (ABC) | Emma tries to help a young pregnant woman escape from the clutches of Mr. Gold, while in the fairytale world Cinderella (Falling Skies‘ Jessy Schram) makes a regrettable deal with Rumplestiltskin.

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9 pm The Walking Dead (AMC) | After some miscommunications, Hershel tells Rick how its gonna be; Daryl has, like, a really bad day.

9 pm The Good Wife (CBS) | Alicia races to win a stay of execution for a guilty man who has information which will keep another client from a murder conviction. Guest stars include MSNBC newsman Chris Mathews (as himself) and Michael Irby (The Unit).

9 pm Boardwalk Empire (HBO) | Nucky solicits advice on his political situation from Arnold Rothstein, then later finds himself in the position of showing gratitude toward a federal agent; Jimmy flexes his muscles, at Mickey Doyle’s expense.

9 pm Dexter (Showtime) | Dex and a “friend” travel to Nebraska to tie up some past loose ends.

9 pm Desperate Housewives (ABC) | Chuck bugs Bree as his suspicions about Alejandro’s disappearance grow; Carlos’ drinking gets in the way of his ability to work; on the occasion of her and Tom’s 22-year anniversary, Lynette devises a plan to try to salvage their marriage.

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10 pm Hell on Wheels (AMC) | Bohannon (Anson Mount) thinks fast and talks faster when Durant’s No. 1, “the Swede” (Sanctuary‘s awesome Christopher Heyerdahl), aims to hang him for murder.

10 pm Homeland (Showtime) | The aftermath of Carrie and Brody’s parking lot “thing” goes in a very interesting, and rather unexpected, direction. Elsewhere, Saul catches up with dead Faisel’s other half, Aileen.

10 pm All-American Muslim (TLC) | This new series takes a look at life in Dearborn, Michigan — home to the largest mosque in the United States — via five Muslim American families.

10 pm Pan Am (ABC) | En route to Caracas, a dashing passenger (telenovela star Aaron Diaz) charms the stewardesses with invitations to his yacht. Alas, a medical emergency demands the flight stop in Haiti, where Colette and Ted brave much political unrest — and a blackout — to find a doctor.

10:30 pm Dirty Soap (E!) | The season finale goes a little something like this, Nadia Bjorlin tells me: “Relationships will be questioned and tested more than ever when we spend a night camping, and Mama Bjorlin continues to make her feelings known.” Now I may be reading this wrong, but I think I’m about to get the nod for Future Son-In-Law. What?

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