TV THIS WEEK: Sam and Dean reunite on Supernatural, WH13 and more!

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Dec 17, 2012

Supernatural premieres its eighth season with Sam and Dean getting reunited as they get one whopper of a mission for the season, and BBC America's spook-fest Bedlam comes back for a second season with a mostly new cast. Meanwhile, Warehouse 13 signs off with a midseason finale.

Also this week, the team reels from a tragedy on Alphas, Mark Pellegrino guest-stars on Revolution, the contestants are inspired by kids' drawings on Face Off, The Neighbors go to the mall, the Ghost Hunters check out Fort Ontario in New York, the Captain and crew find themselves facing formidable odds on Last Resort, Leonard gets teased by the other astronauts on The Big Bang Theory, the search for Finche continues on Person of Interest, Holmes and Watson take on a new case on Elementary, the team heads to Walter's old lab on Fringe, Monroe's ex returns on Grimm, Audrey and Nathan face a serial killer on Haven, Regina tries to get her magic back on Once Upon a Time, and Jane makes a shocking discovery while renovating an apartment on 666 Park Avenue.

Here's what we have to look forward to this week on sci-fi, fantasy and paranormal TV.

Monday, Oct. 1

Alphas (Syfy) 8 p.m. - "Life After Death"

The stakes just got raised as Rosen, Hicks and the rest of the team react to Dani's murder by Parish.

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Warehouse 13 (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "We All Fall Down"

Midseason finale! When one of their own is killed, Artie's obsession with the Astrolabe comes to a head. Can the team save him and themselves from the evil he created?

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Revolution (NBC) 10 p.m. - "No Quarter"

Mark Pellegrino guest-star alert! Nora leads Charlie and Miles to the rebel camp, while Aaron and Maggie search for Grace. Meanwhile, Danny faces off against one of Neville's men. Looks like Miles secret is about to come out.

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Tuesday, Oct. 2

Face Off (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "Monster Twist"

The remaining contestants are tasked with creating an original movie monster based on a sketch by a child. Meanwhile, there's one monster of a twist headed their way.

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Hot Set (Syfy) 10:00 p.m. - "Android Bordello"

Competing production designers and their teams must create a set using futuristic android dancers as their inspiration.

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Wednesday, Oct. 3

The Neighbors (ABC) 8:30 p.m. - "Journey to the Center of the Mall"

New time! The Neighbors moves into its regular timeslot as the Bird-Kersees head to the mall with the Weavers, who've convinced their alien neighbors that it's time for their kids to get an education outside of Hidden Hills.

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Supernatural (The CW) 9 p.m. - "We Need to Talk About Kevin"

Season-eight premiere! After a year apart, Sam and Dean reunite. But it's not as easy as just picking up where they left off after Dean's spent a year in Purgatory and Sam's worked to build a life for himself. Meanwhile, Dean's new BFF is a cocky vamp named Benny (Ty Olsson) and a new teen profit named Kevin (Osric Chau) has some info for them.

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Ghost Hunters (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "Ghostly Refuge"

TAPS checks into the paranormal reports at Fort Ontario in Oswego, N.Y., which was a safe haven for Jewish refugees during World War II.

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Other Wednesday shows of interest:

On Syfy's Paranormal Witness (10 p.m.), the series takes a look at people who say they were abducted by aliens.

Thursday, Oct. 4

Last Resort (ABC) 8 p.m. - "Blue on Blue"

It looks like life isn't going to get any easier for the crew of the U.S.S. Colorado as warships bear down on the island and Prosser confronts Chaplin.

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The Big Bang Theory (CBS) 8 p.m. - "The Decoupling Fluctuation"

Sheldon learns a secret about Leonard and Penny, and in space, Howard gets picked on by the other astronauts.

Person of Interest (CBS) 9 p.m. - "Bad Code"

The search for Finch continues as Reese takes on a cold case that might just have some connection to his missing friend.

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Elementary (CBS) 10 p.m. - "While You Were Sleeping"

Holmes and Watson are on the case when a young man is murdered in his apartment. Meanwhile, Watson has dinner with her ex.

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Friday, Oct. 5

Fringe (Fox) 9 p.m. - "In Absentia"

The Fringe team goes to Walter's former Harvard lab seeking critical information in hopes of helping the rebellion's fight against the Observer overlords.

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Grimm (NBC) 9 p.m. - "Over My Dead Body"

Monroe's ex, Angelina, returns to warn him that his relationship with Nick is putting him in danger. Meanwhile, Hank tries to learn more about the Wesen and the Captain gets a visit from someone he knows from Europe.

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Haven (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "The Farmer"

Audrey and Nathan team up with a Boston cop when a murder in Haven resembles previous crimes, and they begin to suspect it might be the work of a "troubled" serial killer.

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Other Friday shows of interest:

On the Bio Channel, there's a double dose of My Ghost Story: Caught on Camera (9 and 10 p.m.) involving paranormal activity at a Texas bar and a porcelain doll might be involved in strange experiences. Then on the Travel Channel on Ghost Adventures (9 p.m.) the team hunts a demonic spirit at the historic Palmer House Hotel in Sauk Centre, MN. And on the channel's The Dead Files Revisited (10 p.m.), Amy and Steve go back to a museum in an old Nevada mining town in "Blood and Gold, and Pandora's Box."

Saturday, Oct 6

Bedlam (BBC America) 9 p.m. - "The Long Drop"

Season-two premiere! The spirited series follows Ellie, who has begun seeing visions of the dead reliving, so to speak, their deaths. So Ellie tries to track down Jed, who had the same affliction. Meanwhile, the residents of Bedlam Heights continue to be haunted by the former asylum's frightening past.

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Primal (Syfy) 9 p.m.

Big teeth alert! Syfy's Saturday night at the movies offers up this flick about a group of friends who battle an evil force in the wilds of Australia. When one of the girls goes skinny-dipping, it leads to her transforming into a predator with razor-sharp teeth. As the infection begins to spread, the survivors discover an ancient curse is in play and they must figure out a way to stop it.

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Other Friday shows of interest:

On Bio's Celebrity Ghost Stories (9 p.m.), it's a look at the "25 Scariest Moments Special," which counts down to the most terrifying moment. And on the channel's The uneXplained (10 p.m.), a spirit channeler helps a woman recall childhood memories.

Sunday, Oct. 7

Once Upon a Time (ABC) 8 p.m. - "We Are Both"

Regina tries to get her powers back, while David hunts for Mary Margaret and Emma. Meanwhile, in the fairy-tale world, the soon to be married Regina meets someone who has promises of magic and freedom.

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666 Park Avenue (ABC) 10:01 p.m. - "Murmurations"

Jane uncovers a shocking discovery within the walls of The Drake while renovating an apartment. Meanwhile, a lonely resident looks for help in her desire to find love.

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Other Sunday shows of interest:

On the Travel Channel's Making Monsters (8 and 9 p.m.), the team builds new animatronic monsters for TransWorld's Halloween & Attractions show in St. Louis. Then on the Travel Channel's Halloween Crazier (10 p.m.), unique Halloween activities around the world are examined. And then it's off to Norcross, Ga., as they build a giant spitting centipede for the Netherworld Haunted House. And on TLC's Long Island Medium (9 p.m.) Theresa answers fan's letters and gives four of her letter writers surprise readings.

What are you going to watch?