What’s Good on the TV? – Sunday October 7th, 2012

There’s a lot of stuff on tonight. It’s Sunday, so that shouldn’t surprise you.

8:00 – Once Upon a Time – “We Are Both” – Regina is determined to get her powers back; David keeps looking for Mary Margaret and Emma; and the seven dwarfs learn why it’s unwise to leave town. ABC

8:00 – The Simpsons – “Treehouse of Horror XXIII” – In “Treehouse of Horror XXIII,” Marge and Homer go back to ancient Mayan times and learn that the world will come to an end in 2012; and a glitch in the Springfield Subatomic Supercollider wreaks havoc on the city; Marge as a youngster has a devil of a time after entering into a satanic pact; and Bart travels back to 1974 for a chance to buy a comic book at its cover price, and inadvertently puts a hitch in Homer’s courtship of Marge. FOX

8:30 – Bob’s Burgers – “Full Bars” - The Belcher kids break with a long-standing Halloween tradition, veering away from their usual trick-or-treat trek in favor of a posh neighborhood that’s known for its oversize goodies. FOX

9:00 – Boardwalk Empire – “Blue Bell Boy” - With Johnny Torrio out of town, Al Capone takes matters into his own hands in the escalating feud with rival Chicago mobster Dean O’Banion. HBO

9:00 – Dexter – “Sunshine and Frosty Swirl” - Miami Metro reopens a 15-year-old case based on new evidence provided by a local convict; and Debra works to cure Dexter of his homicidal urges. Showtime

9:00 – Family Guy – “Ratings Guy” - The Griffins are selected to have their television-viewing habits monitored, but Peter gets carried away when he tries to take over the airwaves. FOX

9:30 – American Dad! – “Killer Vacation” - While on a tropical vacation getaway with the family, Stan gets an assignment to kill the hotel’s activities director, who, according to the CIA, is an ex-war criminal. FOX

10:00 – Copper – “Better Times Are Coming” - Friendships are tested on election day when Maguire takes the law into his own hands, and Corcoran is forced to make a difficult decision. BBC America

10:00 – Homeland – “Beirut is Back” - the end of Abu Nazir; back in Washington, Brody is pressed into service by his handler, and his relationship with Jessica deteriorates. Showtime

10:00 – Treme – “Me Donkey Want Water” – Antoine hits the road with a new band for some gigs in Texas, though the idea doesn’t thrill Desiree, who begins to investigate some suspicious construction work. HBO

12:00 – Robot Chicken – “Poisoned by Relatives” - Crazy zaniness, or zany craziness. Adult Swim

12:15 – Superjail! – “Superfail” - Jared takes over the jail and battles mutants. Adult Swim

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