For Thursday, February 21st 2013 LA TV Insider Examiner recommends:
The Vampire Diaries (The CW, 8 p.m.) – “Stand By Me” – When Stefan (Paul Wesley) arrives back in Mystic Falls with Elena (Nina Dobrev) and Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen), Caroline (Candice Accola) is immediately worried about Elena’s state of mind. Stefan reaches out to Dr. Fell (guest star Torrey DeVitto) and Matt (Zach Roerig) for help. Still on the island, Damon (Ian Somerhalder) relays somber news to Rebekah (Claire Holt), and is surprised at her reaction. Together, Damon and Rebekah learn an unexpected bit of recent history from Vaughn (guest star Charlie Bewley). Everyone is horrified when Bonnie (Kat Graham) reveals the rest of Shane’s (guest star David Alpay) plan. Finally, after Damon does his best to help her, Elena comes up with a plan of her own.
Community (NBC, 8 p.m.) – “Conventions of Space and Time” – In support of Troy (Donald Glover) and Abed (Danny Pudi), the study group heads to InspecTiCon – the annual Inspector Spacetime Convention. Trouble begins when the group meets up with Abed’s email “pen-pal,” Toby Davies (guest star Matt Lucas), who’s shared passion for Inspector Spacetime comes between Abed and Troy. Meanwhile, Annie (Alison Brie) leaves the convention floor to enjoy the luxuries of the hotel, while Jeff (Joel McHale) relaxes in the bar with Lauren, an Inspector Spacetime fan (Tricia Helfer), and Pierce (Chevy Chase) and Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown) get pulled into a focus group.
Parks and Recreation (NBC, 8:30 p.m.) – “Leslie and Ben" / "Correspondents’ Lunch” – It's wedding time! Leslie (Amy Poehler) and Ben (Adam Scott) have two hours to complete a years-long project. Meanwhile, Ron (Nick Offerman) gets in trouble when his temper gets the best of him. Elsewhere, Leslie is literally left speechless when her planned address at a big media event is stolen. Ben starts his new job working at the Sweetums Charity Foundation, and Ann (Rashida Jones) works up the courage to ask someone an important question.
Scandal (ABC, 10 p.m.) – “Boom Goes The Dynamite” – Olivia (Kerry Washington) and the team are hired by an up and coming politician, Peter Caldwell (Eric Mobias), but this time instead of fixing a scandal, they're playing high-powered matchmaker. Meanwhile, David (Joshua Malina) is trying to leave the past behind him, but when he feels like he's being followed, he finally turns to the team at OPA for help. Back at the White House, Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) is still struggling with whom to trust and how to handle a delicate hostage situation, and Jake (Scott Foley) just won't take no for an answer when it comes to dating Olivia.
Archer (FX, 10 p.m.) – “Once Bitten” – A snake bites Sterling (H. Jon Benjamin) in a special place, and the venom makes him hallucinate a trip down memory lane.
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