TV THIS WEEK: Stan Lee, Bionic Woman and more guest stars on Syfy

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Dec 14, 2012

It's a big night of guest stars for Syfy tonight as Stan Lee and Wil Wheaton guest on Eureka, and The Bionic Woman (aka Lindsay Wagner) and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine's Odo (aka René Auberjonois) pop up on Warehouse 13. Meanwhile, Torchwood takes on L.A.

Also this week, on Alphas, the team struggles to control a powerful Alpha who can cause a riot, Allison digs into her family's weirdness on Teen Wolf, Chloe realizes she can't see Brian anymore on The Nine Lives of Chloe King, Fry and the gang travel back in time on Futurama, Mark becomes the lord of a magic ring on Ugly Americans, the Cartoon Network premieres the new anime series ThunderCats, the town's docks begin attacking people on Haven, Cass' past comes to light on Outcasts, Danny Glover goes dragon hunting on Age of Dragons, Bill finds Eric on True Blood, and a shocking discovery is made about the skitters on Falling Skies.

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

Monday, July 25

Eureka (Syfy) 8 p.m. - "Glimpse"

Stan Lee cameo alert! Wil Wheaton and Lee join Felicia Day's Dr. Holly Marten on a major episode geek-out that has Lupo and Carter trying to track down a major security threat after Lupo's fitted with special lenses. Meanwhile, Fargo and Holly interview applicants for a space mission, and Allison suffers from headaches. Wheaton returns as Dr. Isaac Parrish.

Here's a sneak peek:

Warehouse 13 (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "Love Sick"

Lindsay Wagner alert! Wagner returns as Dr. Vanessa Calder, the in-house doctor Artie has a romantic connection with. We'll also see the return of René Auberjonois as Hugo Miller, who joins guest star Sasha Roiz (Caprica) as the mysterious and sinister Marcus Diamond. In the episode, Myka and Pete wake up to a shocking mystery and Dr. Vanessa takes on a case that could have deadly repercussions.

Here's a sneak peek:

Alphas (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Anger Management"

The team goes on the hunt to find a teenage runaway who seems to cause violent riots to erupt on the East Coast.

Here's a preview:

Teen Wolf (MTV) 10 p.m. - "Wolf's Bane"

While Allison tries to figure out her feelings for Scott, she also begins to question her family's odd behavior. Meanwhile, Jackson's suspicions about Scott grow.

Here's a preview:

Tuesday, July 26

The Nine Lives of Chloe King (ABC Family) 9 p.m. - "Dogs of War"

As Chloe's romantic angst continues, her mom decides to declare her long-missing father dead, and Chloe meets a guy who may be a safety risk to the Mia.

Here's a sneak peek:

Other Tuesday shows of interest:

On USA's Covert Affairs (10 p.m.), Annie joins Joan on a mission in Mexico to rescue a CIA operative who's in the middle of a hostage crisis in "Welcome to the Occupation."

Wednesday, July 27

Ghost Hunters International (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "Touched By the Dead: Ireland"

The GHI team heads to Ireland to investigate Roe Valley Hospital and a prison on Spike Island.

Here's a promo:

Legend Quest (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Holy Lance; Incan Golden Sun Disc"

Historian and symbologist Ashley Cowie's quest takes him in search of a powerful spear in Europe, and then the team heads to the Peruvian mountains to find a gold disc that may be able to stop time.

Here's a look:

Other Wednesday shows of interest:

On the Science Channel's Through the Wormhole With Morgan Freeman (10 p.m.), scientists explore the question "Can We Live Forever?"

Thursday, July 28

Futurama (Comedy Central) 10 p.m. - "All the Presidents' Heads"

Great title! The crew of the Planet Express take a trip back to the American Revolution, where they might just end up altering history. Don't you hate when that happens?

Here's a sneak peek:

Ugly Americans (Comedy Central) 10:30 p.m. - "The Ring of Powers"

When Mark finds a magic ring in Leonard's desk, he accidentally activates an engagement that Leonard has been trying to avoid for centuries, and it all has something to do with dragons.

Here's a sneak peek:

Other Thursday shows of interest:

On USA's Burn Notice (9 p.m.), Sam's cover to help the CIA retrieve a weapon from the Serbian mob gets him in hot water with the agency in "Enemy of My Enemy." And on FX's Wilfred (10 p.m.), the dog/man convinces Ryan to help him get rid of Jenna's boyfriend in "Conscience."

Friday, July 29

ThunderCats (Cartoon Network) 8 p.m. - "The Sword of Omens; Ancient Spirits of Evil"

Animated series premiere! In this anime reboot of the 1980s classic cartoon, feline-human hybrids battles the forces of evil to save Cat Kingdom. In the two-episode opener, Prince Lion-O goes up against the evil Mumm-Ra.

Here's a preview:

Torchwood: Miracle Day (Starz) 10 p.m. - "Escape to LA"

Torchwood heads to California as they take on PhilCorp, while Jilly and Oswald run into trouble of their own.

Here's a look:

Haven (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Love Machine"

When docks attack, it looks like a case of the Troubles for Haven. Meanwhile, the other Audrey Parker looks into Audrey's identity.

Other Friday shows of interest:

On the Travel Channel's Paranormal Challenge (9 p.m.), it's a battle of the sexes as two teams hunt for paranormal activity at the "Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum," a former psychiatric hospital in Weston, W.Va., that's believed to be one of America's most haunted locations.

Saturday, July 30

Outcasts (BBC America) 9 p.m. - "Episode 7"

Cass is threatened by someone who knows his secret. Meanwhile, when a hostile life force threatens the settlers, Stella and Tate try to communicate with it. Next week is the series finale. What do you think? Has it been worth watching the short-lived series so far?

Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the episode:

Age of Dragons (Syfy) 9 p.m.

In this Saturday night Syfy movie, Danny Glover stars in a Moby Dick reboot that has an obsessed Ahab on the hunt for the fire-breathing dragon that killed his family.

Sunday, July 31

True Blood (HBO) 9 p.m. - "I Wish I Was the Moon"

It doesn't look like there will be any rest for Sookie as she tries to save both Eric and Jason. Meanwhile, Debbie tries to convince Alcide to move, Lafayette gets spiritual in Mexico, and Marnie connects with her supernatural brethren from the past.

Here's a preview:

Falling Skies (TNT) 10 p.m. - "What Hides Beneath"

In the penultimate episode, Weaver's behavior becomes erratic during a reconnaissance mission with Tom and Hal. Meanwhile, Pope creates a powerful new weapon, and Anne makes a shocking discovery during a skitter autopsy.

Here's a promo:

Other Sunday shows of interest:

On Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva (9 p.m.), Jane takes on a pro bono murder case for the D.A.'s office and learns something new about old Jane in "Closure."

What are you going to watch?

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