Some spoilers for several old and newly adopted NBC shows . . . . .
On “Parenthood,” Kristina struggles with the aftermath of the news that she has breast cancer, while Sarah grows closer to her new boss.
On “The New Normal,” Jane has to go to David for medical, and sexual advice. Oh boy!
On “Grimm,” Angelina returns to town, which can’t be good.
On “Revolution,” Miles ends up captured by the militia.
Read on for all the spoilers . . . .
EVERYTHING IS NOT OKAY – 9/25
KRISTINA IS TORN APART AFTER RECEIVING EMOTIONAL NEWS WHILE ZEEK’S BEHAVIOR WORRIES HIS CHILDREN; MAX STRUGGLES IN A NEW ENVIRONMENT—RAY ROMANO AND JASON RITTER GUEST STAR—SAM JAEGER DIRECTS—Kristina (Monica Potter) and Adam (Peter Krause) cope with emotional news and turn to family and new friends for support. Meanwhile, Zeek’s (Craig T. Nelson) behavior with his grandchildren triggers doubts concerning his health and Sarah (Lauren Graham) confronts her new boss (Guest Star Ray Romano) and receives an unexpected outcome. Also, Max (Max Burkholder) attempts to adapt to a new school, but may lose his only friend in the process. Also starring Sam Jaeger, Erika Christensen, Mae Whitman, Savannah Paige Rae, Joy Bryant, Tyree Brown, Bonnie Bedelia and Xolo Mariduena.
The Talk – 10/02
JASMINE AND CROSBY EXPLAIN AN EMOTIONAL LESSON TO JABBAR WHILE KRISTINA LEARNS TO ACCEPT A NEW NORMAL; JOEL PUTS HIS FAITH IN VICTOR WHILE HE TRIES OUT A NEW ACTIVITY AND SARAH BEGINS TO SEE SENSITIVITIES IN HER NEW BOSS — Jasmine (Joy Bryant) and Crosby (Dax Shepard) work as a parenting unit to teach Jabbar (Tyree Brown) an emotional lesson earlier than expected which may change the family dynamic. Despite Adam’s (Peter Krause) reservations, Kristina (Monica Potter) encourages Max (Max Burkholder) to extend himself even though she may be too preoccupied to help him. Sarah (Lauren Graham) becomes more sensitive to her new boss Hank (guest star Ray Romano) while entertaining his daughter, and Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) finds a potential friend in young Ryan York (guest star Matt Lauria). Victor (Xolo Mariduena) attempts an after school activity and gives Julia (Erika Christensen) and Joel (Sam Jaeger) a glimpse of their future family.
THE GOOD SHEPHERD – 9/28
MONROE GOES UNDERCOVER TO HELP NICK EXPOSE THE TRUTH ABOUT A LOCAL CHURCH AND ITS UNUSUAL FLOCK — When a local Reverend reports that his church has been robbed, Nick (David Giuntoli) quickly learns that it’s a Wesen church, and enlists Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) to check for any suspicious activity regarding the shepherd’s flock. Meanwhile, Nick and Juliette (Bitsie Tulloch) continue to figure out the rules of their relationship as a dangerous opponent lurks in the shadows with his sites on Nick. Russell Hornsby, Sasha Roiz, Reggie Lee and Bree Turner also star.
OVER MY DEAD BODY (FKA ANGELINA) – 10/05
MONROE’S DAYS MAY BE NUMBERED WHEN ANGELINA COMES BACK TO TOWN – JAIME RAY NEWMAN AND ALICE EVANS GUEST STAR – Angelina (guest star Jaime Ray Newman) comes back in to town with bad tidings as Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) learns his continued cooperation with the Grimm may come at a high cost. Nick (David Giuntoli) comes to Hank (Russell Hornsby) for help to keep Monroe safe and Hank uses this time to get caught up with his knowledge of the “Wesen world.” Meanwhile, an old European acquaintance (guest star Alice Evans) pays Captain Renard (Sasha Roiz) a visit, but it’s hard to tell if this visit is for business or pleasure. Bitsie Tulloch, Reggie Lee and Bree Turner also star.
“The New Normal”
OBAMA MAMA – 9/25
DEMOCRAT OR REPUBLICAN? – Shania (Bebe Wood) is looking forward to her school’s upcoming mock election, but shocks Bryan (Andrew Rannells) and David (Justin Bartha) when she tells them she will be voting for Obama, unlike her mother. Much to the dismay of hard core Republican Jane (Ellen Barkin) the boys begin a campaign to change Goldie’s (Georgia King) all important vote. Later, they throw a party to show Jane they have a diverse group of friends. NeNe Leakes also stars.
NANAGASM – 10/02
THE BIG O.M.G – JACKIE HOFFMAN (“ONE LIFE TO LIVE”) GUEST STARS – While David (Justin Bartha) is planning a family dinner to tell his mother, Francis (Guest Star Jackie Hoffman, “One Life to Live”) about the baby, Bryan (Andrew Rannells) commiserates with Goldie (Georgia King) about mother-in-law woes. Elsewhere, Jane (Ellen Barkin) is learning that even at her age she still has it, but when she experiences an unusual sensation during an encounter with a younger man she seeks out David’s medical advice. Meanwhile, worried that her dad may win the custody battle Shania (Bebe Wood) is crossing off her California bucket list.
NO QUARTER – 10/01
NORA LEADS MILES AND CHARLIE TO THE REBEL CAMP – On the run from Militia, Nora (Daniella Alonso) leads Miles (Billy Burke) and Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) back to the Rebel camp. Meanwhile, Aaron (Zak Orth) and Maggie (Anna Lise Phillips) search for Grace (Maria Howell) and Danny (Graham Rogers) stands up to one of Captain Neville’s (Giancarlo Esposito) men.JD Pardo, David Lyons and Tim Guinee also star, and Mark Pellegrino and Michael Mosley guest star.
THE PLAGUE DOGS – 10/08
MILES AND CHARLIE REUNITE WITH AARON AND MAGGIE – After Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) and Nora (Daniella Alonso) rescue Miles (Billy Burke) from Militia, they set off to meet Aaron (Zak Orth) and Maggie (Anna Lise Phillips). Tracking Miles and Charlie at every turn is Nate (JD Pardo). As the gang reunites and continues on their journey, unforeseeable challenges await. David Lyons, Maria Howell, Tim Guinee and Elizabeth Mitchell also star. Michael Mosley guest stars.