Thursday TV Picks: 'Grey's Anatomy' on ABC
TV Picks for Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, include "Grey's Anatomy" on ABC, "The Vampire Diaries" on The CW and "Parks and Recreation" on NBC.
Tonight in Prime Time
The long-running medical drama explores alternative universes by imagining the world of Seattle Grace if Meredith's mother (the wonderful Kate Burton) hadn't succumbed to Alzheimer's. Can you say, "McFlashback?" 9 p.m. Thursday on ABC (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff
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Also on Thursday
"The Vampire Diaries," 8 p.m. (CW): Alaric and Elena receive disturbing news from Sheriff Forbes about a recent murder; Damon asks an old acquaintance for help with an elaborate plan; Caroline is unable to stop a tragedy from occurring.
"Parks and Recreation," 8:30 p.m. (NBC): Leslie tries to find Ann a date for Valentine's Day; Ben asks Ron to help with the scavenger hunt Leslie sent him on; Chris is upset about his love life.
"The Finder," 9 p.m. (Fox): Walter tries to help when Isabel's new boyfriend, a baseball star, is robbed; Leo and Walter bring Willa in on the case in hope of earning her trust.
"Project Runway All Stars," 9 p.m. (Lifetime): The contestants must ask strangers for their clothing; the designers must use the clothing gathered on the street to create new outfits.
"The Mentalist," 10 p.m. (CBS): The team investigates the murder of a disgraced fashion designer who was on the verge of a comeback; Agent Darcy looks for Red John.
"Independent Lens," 10 p.m. (KCTS): "Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock": Civil rights activist Daisy Bates supports nine black students who register to attend an all-white high school in Little Rock, Ark.
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