TV THIS WEEK: Supernatural's midseason finale, The Flash visits Arrow & more


Supernatural signs off with its midseason finale with some major angel action and Grimm digs into the difference between being a Wesen and being possessed.

Also this week, Kennex and Dorian look into a drug operation on Almost Human, the werewolves have a new enemy on The Originals, it's the season-one finale of Naked Vegas, the Flash visits on Arrow, Jedikiah gets a taste of his own medicine on The Tomorrow People, the identity of Jack the Ripper is explored on Syfy's new serial-killing paranormal series Killer Contact, Alice and her father reunite on Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, Damon is kidnapped on The Vampire Diaries, Holmes' investigative techniques come under fire on Elementary, a power outage strikes the town on The Returned, Grayson must figure out how to walk in the sun on Dracula, William causes a curse on Haven, the guys must learn to leap over bulls on Atlantis, and Henry still needs rescuing on Once Upon a Time.

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

Monday, Dec. 2

Almost Human (Fox) 8 p.m. - “The Bends”

Kennex and Dorian's case involving a drug investigation leads to a surprising undercover operation.

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Tuesday, Dec. 3

The Originals (The CW) 8 p.m. - “Reigning Pain in New Orleans”

Klaus and Marcel plot to go after the werewolves. Meanwhile, Hayley asks Elijah and Rebekah for help.

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Supernatural (The CW) 9 p.m. - “Holy Terror”

Midseason finale! Sam and Dean investigate a massive angel slaughter, where they run into Castiel. Dean learns more about Ezekiel's plans and considers telling Sam the truth.

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Naked Vegas (Syfy) 10 p.m. - “Jabbawockeez Masked in Color”

Season-one finale! The team tackles a big job involving the hip-hop dance troupe Jabbawockeez, and their 10th- anniversary performance.

Other Tuesday shows of interest:

On the Science Channel's Futurescape (10 p.m.), it's a look at “Replacing God.”

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Arrow (The CW) 8 p.m. - “The Scientist”

Flash alert! Part one of the two-part midseason finale event! Central City police scientist Barry Allan delves into an impossible robbery. Meanwhile, Sin asks Roy to help find a missing friend.

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The Tomorrow People (The CW) 9 p.m. - “Thanatos”

When Russell kidnaps Jedikiah, it leads to possible exposure for not only Stephen, but the location of the gang's lair. An episode where Jedikiah gets beat up a lot -- what's not to love?

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Haunted Highway (Syfy) 9 p.m. - “Manchac Swamp; Moonville Tunnel”

The teams take on investigations in a Louisiana swamp town where hundreds died during a funeral, and in southeast Ohio to dig into a possibly haunted tunnel.

Killer Contact (Syfy) 9 p.m. - “Jack the Ripper”

Season-one premiere! The team heads to London in an attempt to learn the true identity of Jack the Ripper.

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Thursday, Dec. 5

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (ABC) 8 p.m. - “Bad Blood”

Alice learns her father is in Wonderland, which leads their attempt to repair their relationship and a difficult decision on her part. In flashbacks, young Jafar suffers the death of his mother.

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The Vampire Diaries (The CW) 8 p.m. - “The Cell”

Damon becomes part of a medical experiment. Meanwhile, Elena looks for help in finding him and Stefan gives Katherine support.

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Elementary (CBS) 10 p.m. - “Tremors”

When Holmes and Watson's latest case goes terribly wrong and the life of someone close to them is threatened, an official police inquiry is held that just might put an end to their work with the NYPD.

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The Returned (Sundance) 9 p.m. - “Lucy”

Camille is believed to be a prophet by some people in town. Meanwhile, a power outage strikes.

Friday, Dec. 6

The Neighbors (ABC) 9 p.m. - “Supreme Like Me”

Problems arise when Jackie's parents assist Debbie and Marty after a water pipe bursts. Meanwhile, Larry steps up his job search.

Grimm (NBC) 9 p.m. - “Stories We Tell Our Young”

Nick and Hank look into the case of an exorcism and a boy who may be Wesen or may be possessed. Meanwhile, Monroe considers calling the Wesen Council, and Capt. Renard tries to take care of family issues.

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Dracula (NBC) 10 p.m. - “Of Monsters and Men”

Browning plots to prove Grayson is the master vampire stalking London by holding a board meeting outdoors in the sunlight, and that leads to desperate measures as Dracula and Van Helsing attempt to change his flammable nature.

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Haven (Syfy) 10 p.m. - “When the Bough Breaks”

William unleashes a terrible new curse as he tries to convince Audrey of her true origins.

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Other Friday shows of interest:

On the Travel Channel's The Dead Files (10 p.m.), Steve and Amy travel to Neosho, Mo., to investigate possible paranormal activity at a police officer's home.

Saturday, Dec. 7

Santa Switch (Hallmark) 8 p.m.

In this Hallmark movie, an unemployed man faced with losing the spirit of Christmas takes over for Santa Claus. The film stars Ethan Erickson, Anne Dudek and Sean Astin.

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Atlantis (BBC America) 9 p.m. - “A Boy of No Consequence”

Everything you ever wanted to know about bull leaping is right here. Jason and his buddies are arrested after insulting the powerful Heptarian and sentenced to compete in the deadly sport of bull leaping, where they indeed have to leap over a rampaging bull in a single bound.

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Other Saturday shows of interest:

On LMN's The Haunting Of … (10 p.m.), Kristen Renton continues to be haunted after she goes on a ghost hunt on the Queen Mary.

Sunday, Dec. 8

Once Upon a Time (ABC) 8 p.m. - “The New Neverland”

After the dramatic events of last week to rescue Henry, Pan heads to Storybrooke by hiding in plain sight. Meanwhile, Henry struggles to find a way home.

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Other Sunday shows of interest:

On the Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot (10 p.m.), the team heads to Lake Tahoe to investigate sound recordings in “Sketching Sasquatch.” And on TLC's Long Island Medium (9 p.m.), it's “Behind the Read 3.

What are you going to watch?


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