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A homicide detective discovers he is a descendant of hunters who fight supernatural forces.
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 Nick Burkhardt (123 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Hank Griffin (123 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Monroe (123 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Captain Sean Renard (123 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Sgt. Wu / ... (120 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Juliette Silverton / ... (119 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Rosalee Calvert (99 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Adalind Schade (89 episodes, 2011-2017)
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Portland detective, Nick Burkhardt, has seen some gruesome crime scenes, but nothing prepares him for the strange visions he begins seeing: seemingly regular people momentarily transforming into hideous monsters. A visit from his only living relative reveals the truth. Nick has inherited the ability to see supernatural creatures, and as a "Grimm," he is tasked with keeping the balance between mankind and the mythological. A reformed "Big Bad Wolf" becomes his greatest (and also reluctant) ally and confidant. It's not long before his work as a policeman leads Nick to the criminals he once thought were only found in fairy tales. Written by L. Hamre

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David Giuntoli (Nick Burkhardt) stated that he loves playing Nick because he gets "paid to brood". See more »

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Nick Burkhardt: I guess you don't have to be a hexenbiest to be a witch
Adalind Schade: You don't have to be a witch to work this kind of magic.
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The second season finale has a note from the writers that says, "To be continued. Oh, come on. You knew this was coming." See more »

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Plesantly surprising, and engaging show!
24 February 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show has appeal and intrigue, which is why I really like it. In many ways, it is believable, or makes a solid attempt to be (although elements of fantasy might not be a match for some peoples limited reality). It awakens your imagination and pushes it a little further. It is exciting and the action is constant in its delivery, which keeps your interest. You don't always know what to expect, while at other times, you may try to solve the mystery and prove yourself right, or wrong.

The characters are engaging and likable, for the most part. There are some that are waiting in the wings to make their "big move", but you kind of assume that…and wait for it. You may not be certain as to their "true" role in the grand scheme of things.

While some "horror" elements exist, they are limited, appropriately concealed for network TV, and easily digested. This does not, in my opinion, take away from the x-factor that this show delivers. The show makes you feel as though you are a part of it, and allows you to put yourself in one of the roles, if you dare to imagine.

In the beginning, I thought that it was a blend of CSI and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. However, after watching all the episodes, it has made its own unique mark. Therefore, the GRIMM has a "thumbs up" from me. Keep it going, or at least find a good adoptive station to carry its flag.


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