What’s Good on the TV? – Wednesday February 29th, 2012
ABC, NBC Universal, and Science own the night.
9:00 – Modern Family – “Leap Day” - The pressure is on Mitchell to get Cameron’s birthday celebration just right, since he was born on Leap Day and it only comes once every four years. ABC
9:30 – Happy Endings – “Cocktails & Dreams” - Dave’s food truck becomes the trendy hot spot in town thanks to its new liquor license, but Dave’s upset because his friends have stopped coming around. He thinks it’s because they’re jealous of his newfound fame, but the real reason is that his new signature drink is leaving them with erotic dreams in which he’s the star. Colin Hanks costars as himself. ABC
10:00 – Face Off – “Burtonesque” – The artists must modify an ordinary occupation into a character worthy of a Tim Burton movie, and three contestants face elimination. Guest judge: Catherine O’Hara. SyFy
10:00 – Prophets of Science Fiction – Robert Heinlein – What is freedom? Can our civilization cope with mind control? Or the end of death? Robert Heinlein foresaw new technology that has transformed our lives—and upended society. Are Heinlein’s groundbreaking works a prophesy of mankind’s liberation, or an endorsement of fascism? Science
10:00 – Psych – “Indiana Shawn and the Temple of the Kinda Crappy, Rusty Old Dagger” - Shawn and Gus team up with Despereaux to locate a mythical dagger rumored to be the key to unlocking a dead billionaire’s treasure. USA