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.
Some myths are more than legends. (season 1)
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Did You Know?
Despite its success and longevity, and the fact that the show heavily relies on German folklore and language, none of the principal cast members were able to properly pronounce German correctly (as if there never was a dialect coach on set). Even the word "Wesen" (creature), which was used in basically every episode, is mostly pronounced like "Wessen" (whose). See more
I guess you don't have to be a hexenbiest to be a witch
You don't have to be a witch to work this kind of magic.
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
Referenced in Brooklyn Nine-Nine: 9 Days
Composed by Richard Marvin See more