TV THIS WEEK: Timeless returns, Star Wars Rebels series finale, S.H.I.E.LD.'s 100th episode, and more

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Mar 5, 2018

One of the best shows you might not be watching comes to an end this week as Disney XD wraps up its run of the excellent Star Wars Rebels. It's never too late to catch up, but if nothing else, tune in to see how it all ends. Thankfully, another great show you might've missed is also debuting this week.

NBC's almost-canceled Timeless is back for a new season, and the premiere episode is a whole lot of fun. Along with Timeless and the final two episodes of Rebels, this week brings the 100th episode of ABC's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., which promises to be one of the show's biggest episodes yet. From returning characters to the details of Coulson's deal with the Ghost Rider, it's all coming out this week. The CW has a fresh slate of super stuff, led by the return of Roy Harper on Arrow and a trip into "Flashtime" on The Flash when a bomb goes off in Central City.

Looking to the weekend, there's a brand-new The Walking Dead picking up the post-Carl saga. If you're looking for something outside the airwaves (or coaxial cable), Jessica Jones Season 2 is also hitting Netflix on Thursday — just in case you don't already have enough stuff to binge.

Check out our full rundown below and let us know what you'll be watching.

Highlights

Star Wars Rebels (Disney XD), Monday 8:30PM – "A Fool's Hope," "Family Reunion – and Farewell"

SERIES FINALE: Ezra calls in favors for a fight against the Empire. Then Ezra and team take drastic action to free Lothal.

 

The Flash (The CW), Tuesday 8PM – "Enter Flashtime"

When a nuclear bomb detonates in downtown Central City, Barry, Jesse Quick, and Jay Garrick slow down time by entering Flashtime. As everyone in the city is frozen, the three speedsters push themselves to the breaking point to save the city and everyone in it.

 

Arrow (The CW), Thursday 9PM – "Doppelganger"

Oliver and Thea are shocked to hear that Roy Harper is back in Star City. However, when they discover the circumstances of Roy's return, Oliver and Thea realize that Roy is in trouble and jump in to save him. Black Siren makes a shocking decision.

 

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC), Friday 9PM – "The Real Deal"

Coulson finally reveals the mysterious deal he made with Ghost Rider, which will impact everyone on the S.H.I.E.L.D. team. The series' 100th episode.

 

Timeless (NBC), Sunday 10PM – "The War to End All Wars"

In the Season 2 premiere, after barely escaping an explosion at Mason Industries, Wyatt and Rufus chase the Mothership back to a French battlefront during World War I to rescue Lucy from Rittenhouse. There they discover that Lucy has recruited Marie Curie, the famous French scientist, to help save the life of a wounded American soldier, only to learn that the soldier is Lucy's own great-grandfather, who Rittenhouse is bringing to the present to be their leader.


Monday

DC's Legends of Tomorrow (The CW), Monday 8PM – "No Country for Old Dads"

When Damien and Nora Darhk take Ray hostage they force him to try and fix the Fire Totem, but Ray tries to use the power struggle between them to his advantage. Ray and Nora find themselves working together in 1960s-era East Germany in order to fix the totem, but soon come face to face with a younger and deadlier version of Damien Dahrk. Meanwhile, Sara seems to be taking positive steps in her personal life.

 

Lucifer (Fox), Monday 8PM – "Infernal Guinea Pig"

When a murder investigation reveals the dark side of Hollywood, Chloe puts her life on the line to protect an innocent victim. Then Lucifer comes up with a hell-raising scheme to help Cain, but when Amenadiel and Maze get involved, things don't quite go as planned.

 

Star Wars Rebels (Disney XD), Monday 8:30PM – "A Fool's Hope," "Family Reunion – and Farewell"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

iZombie (The CW), Monday 9PM – "Blue Bloody"

It's a real-life game of "Clue" for Liv after she eats the brains of a despicable dowager and must determine which one of her disgruntled servants killed her. Clive and Bozzio are struggling to maintain a healthy relationship. Meanwhile, circumstances place Major and Liv in opposition to one another.

 

Scorpion (CBS), Monday 10PM – "Dork Day Afternoon"

Team Scorpion inadvertently crashes a bank robbery in progress and is taken hostage. Also, Sylvester's feelings for Florence grow.


Tuesday

The Flash (The CW), Tuesday 8PM – "Enter Flashtime"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

Black Lightning (The CW), Tuesday 9PM – "Equinox: The Book of Fate"

Black Lightning's pursuit for Tobias continues. Anissa continues to find herself in the new normal.


Wednesday

Riverdale (The CW), Wednesday 8PM – "Chapter Twenty-Seven: The Hills Have Eyes"

When Hiram suggests that Veronica and Archie head up to their lake house for the weekend, Veronica decides to invite Betty and Jughead to join them. Determined to uncover Hiram's plans for Riverdale, Jughead uses his time at the lake house to press Veronica about what she may know. Back in Riverdale, Cheryl makes a surprising connection with an unlikely friend, while Josie lands in hot water after revealing a secret to Kevin.

 

The X-Files (Fox), Wednesday 8PM – "Familiar"

Mulder and Scully investigate a brutal animal attack on a little boy in Connecticut, suspecting darker forces are in play.

 

The Magicians (SYFY), Wednesday 9PM – "All That Josh"

Quentin, Kady, and Alice try to convince an old friend to return home.

 

Channel Zero: Butcher's Block (SYFY), Wednesday 10PM – "The Red Door"

Zoe discovers there's something else living in the summer house; Alice reaches the point of no return.


Thursday

Beyond (Freeform), Thursday 8PM – "I Scream , You Scream"

Holden, Jeff, and Charlie make a mad dash to rescue Edgar from the grasp of Hollow Sky's doctors, hoping that he can illuminate the freezer's secrets.

 

Gotham (Fox), Thursday 8PM – "A Dark Knight: A Beautiful Darkness"

Ivy tracks a secret Wayne Enterprises project and begins to target anyone who can give her information. Meanwhile, Jerome becomes obsessed with Penguin in Arkham. Also, Gordon begins to second-guess his deal with Sofia and an unsettling dream sequence shakes up Bruce.

 

Supernatural (The CW), Thursday 8PM – "A Most Holy Man"

Sam and Dean are close to collecting everything they need to open a rift into the apocalyptic world and possibly rescue Mary and Jack. The one missing ingredient leads the Winchesters to a black market for religious relics where everything is not always as it seems.

 

The Big Bang Theory (CBS), Thursday 8PM – "The Athenaeum Allocation"

Leonard jumps through hoops to help secure the perfect wedding venue for Sheldon and Amy. Also, Bernadette and Wolowitz have a hard time deciding who should stay at home with the kids and who should go back to work.

 

Arrow (The CW), Thursday 9PM – "Doppelganger"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.


Friday

Ancient Aliens: Declassified (History), Friday 8PM – "Visions of Aliens"

The "greys" are mysterious beings that have been depicted in rock art and carved stone figures throughout the ages. In cultures around the world, insects have been honored, feared, and even revered as gods.

Blindspot (NBC), Friday 8PM – "Everlasting"

When Patterson's investigation into a tattoo results in a horrible incident, she tries to figure out what went wrong but quickly realizes all is not as it seems.

 

MacGyver (CBS), Friday 8PM – "Bear Trap + Mob Boss"

Mac, Jack, and Riley set out to find a mobster-turned-informant after he's kidnapped and taken to Chernobyl by an international crime boss who's worried he will deliver incriminating information to the CIA. Also, Bozer struggles to keep a secret from Matty.

 

Once Upon a Time (ABC), Friday 8PM – "A Taste of the Heights"

The latest episode of ABC's fairytale drama.

 

Josh Gates' Destination Truth (Travel), Friday 9PM – "Sea Monster in Vietnam and Bat Man in Zanzibar"

Josh embarks on a journey through Vietnam, where a sea monster has been spotted in Ha Long Bay. Next, he goes on an adventure in East Africa to investigate claims of a demonic bat-like creature attacking local villagers.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC), Friday 9PM – "The Real Deal"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.


Saturday

Planet Earth: Blue Planet II (BBC America), Saturday 9PM – "The Making of Blue Planet II"

Dedicated scientists from around the world share their latest discoveries and reveal what the future holds for the ocean.

Falling Water (USA), Saturday 10PM – "The Art of the Deal"

Taka and Alex interrogate Shadowman. Tess learns of her mother's history with Bennett's buyer, Dr. Ginsburg. A stranger comes to Shadowman's rescue. The team springs their trap.

 

The Dead Files (Travel), Saturday 10PM – "The Uninvited – Slaughters, Kentucky"

Steve and Amy travel to Kentucky to investigate paranormal activity terrorizing a mother and her two children. Amy's late-night walk leads her to an interdimensional portal filled with malicious aliens set on tormenting the living.


Sunday

Counterpart (Starz), Sunday 8PM – "Love the Lie"

The aftermath of the Indigo school discovery takes an emotional toll. Quayle grapples with his wife's new identity.

 

Ash vs. Evil Dead (Starz), Sunday 9PM – "Apparently Dead"

Ruby reveals herself to Ash as she tries to strengthen her bond with Brandy to defeat the Prophesized One; Pablo and Dalton continue to spar, unsure of each other.

 

The Walking Dead (AMC), Sunday 9PM – "Dead or Alive Or"

Daryl finds himself in bad company as his group heads to the Hilltop; Maggie makes difficult decisions at the Hilltop; Gabriel's faith is tested.

 

Timeless (NBC), Sunday 10PM – "The War to End All Wars"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

*TV listings via TV Guide.