What to watch on Sunday, October 11...
A town parade could spell big business for Bob’s Burgers in “The Land Ship,” but his alliteratively lucrative dreams are quickly quashed when portable potties are parked in front of the restaurant. In matters of the heart, Tina spends some time with her latest crush, Jordan, who’s going through a bit of a vandalism phase.
In “Puffed,” Patty and Selma strive to quit smoking after learning that lung cancer was the true cause of their father’s demise. Selma has a hard time kicking the habit though, prompting a peeved Patty to crash with Marge and Homer. Perhaps guest star Yo-Yo Ma can broker peace through the soothing strains of Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1?
Once Upon a Time
With Merlin in need of a rescue, David and Arthur set out in search of a magical relic. Elsewhere in “Siege Perilous,” Hook helps see Emma through her plight while Mary Margaret learns what became of Lancelot.
The Royal Air Force comes to town in the wake of Britain’s declaration of war on Germany, even as Francis and Joyce remain locked in their own conflict over the Women’s Institute.
Jake wants to fix Charles up with an art gallery proprietor (Mary Lynn Rajskub) while Holt enlists Amy’s help on an image campaign in “Boyle’s Hunch.” Meanwhile, Rosa is determined to put a stop to inter-precinct thievery.
Real-life former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright drops by to drop some advice on Elizabeth in “The Doability Doctrine.” Less helpful is President Dalton, whose recommendation Elizabeth does not heed when negotiating the safe return of a kidnapped Foggy Bottom employee.
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The Walking Dead
Rick and the group have difficulty adapting to Alexandria in “First Time Again.” Perhaps yet another new threat will be just the thing to help them forge closer bonds? (Well either way, threat’s a-comin’.) This season also sees Merritt Weaver and Ethan Embry joining the cast, andLennie James getting promoted to a regular.
Blood & Oil
Hap tries to mend fences with Wick by proposing a new deal, but Billy’s attempts to insinuate himself lead to a clash. Meanwhile in “Hustle and Flow,” Sheriff Tip arrests a suspect in the robbery, and AJ tries to leverage his relationship with Lacey against Briggs Oil.
Kevin, Nora, and Jill find it hard to escape past demons, even as the Garvey clan finds a chance for a fresh start in “A Matter of Geography.”
“The Tradition of Hospitality” sends Carrie and Düring to a refugee camp, while Saul and Allison are at loggerheads and Quinn focuses on his mission.
The annual Sipi Fair provides the Indian community with its only access to the grounds of the Simla Club, but it’s also the site of a confrontation between Ramu and Armitage. Meanwhile, Sooni lands deep in the soup, Ralph tries to win Aafrin’s support, and Dougie fesses up to Sarah.
A tiff with Brian prompts Stewie to build an automaton buddy in “Guy Robot.” In other changes around the Griffin homestead, Lois and Peter get a new mattress.
The Last Man on Earth
Carol’s fib lands her in a pickle in “Dead Man Walking.” Which, as the saying goes, is better than when your pib lands you in a fickle. What do you mean, you’ve never heard of that saying? This is solid homespun-y wisdom here, dang it.
The Good Wife
While arguing a knotty museum vandalism case involving a mom’s photos of her son, Alicia looks into hiring a new investigator (Jeffrey Dean Morgan). Elsewhere in “Innocents,” Cary must try and rein in Howard Lyman’s untoward behavior with the firm’s younger associates, because I guess the writers continue to hate Cary.
An uninvited guest horns in on Alison and Noah’s summer together, while Cole’s downward spiral raises concerns, as downward spirals are wont to do.
Alex uncovers more of her father’s backstory at Quantico, while the NATS hone in on their classmates’ strengths and weaknesses during profiling training. In the future in “Cover,” Liam asks Alex’s mother to join a televised press conference and urge Alex to surrender.
Jason’s perfectionism and Effie’s commitment to the schedule spark the latest friction in “Picture’s Up.” In other tensions, the crew grows concerned about communication during Len’s first time on set.
Doll & Em
Some last minute changes to the play rankle Olivia and Evan, and Dolly’s casual dig offends the actresses. Elsewhere, the duo get surprising news on Dolly’s doctor visit.
Raven’s friend Tracey has her life ruined by a hacker she met on a dating app in “Heart Me.” But when the sleazeball winds up murdered, Tracey is the prime suspect.