The BEST Episodes of Grimm

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 8, 2019

Network: NBC

Nick Burkhardt thought he prepared himself for the realities of working as a homicide detective until he started seeing things he couldn't explain. Nick's life turns upside down when his Aunt Marie reveals they are descendants of an elite group of hunters, known as "Grimms," who fight to keep humanity safe from supernatural creatures. As Nick digs deeper into her past, he realizes that he will have to shoulder the responsibility of his ancestors.

The End

#1 - The End

Season 6 - Episode 13

In the series finale, Nick faces off against his greatest foe yet as it seems no weapon can defeat him. At the Spice Shop, Monroe, Rosalee and Eve search for answers and stumble upon a rare potion that may help the fight. Elsewhere, Capt. Renard and Adalind try to keep Diana and baby Kelly safe as the threat has its eyes set on the children.

star 8.50
3,495 votes
Directors: David Greenwalt
Writers: David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf
Beginning of the End (1)

#2 - Beginning of the End (1)

Season 5 - Episode 21

Black Claw makes a strategic move against Hank that shocks everyone and sends Nick on a war path. Hadrian's Wall ramps up their investigation as they seek out a mysterious man named Bonaparte. Meanwhile, Adalind and Capt. Renard must learn to deal with their new and very unpredictable reality with Diana.

star 8.25
2,874 votes
Directors: David Greenwalt
Writers: David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf
Beginning of the End (2)

#3 - Beginning of the End (2)

Season 5 - Episode 22

Black Claw makes a strategic move against Hank that shocks everyone and sends Nick on a war path. Hadrian's Wall ramps up their investigation as they seek out a mysterious man named Bonaparte. Meanwhile, Adalind and Capt. Renard must learn to deal with their new and very unpredictable reality with Diana.

star 8.23
1,605 votes
Directors: Norberto Barba
Writers: Thomas Ian Griffith
Blonde Ambition

#4 - Blonde Ambition

Season 3 - Episode 22

It's Monroe and Rosalee's big day and their joy will only be matched by unexpected heartache for those around them. Nick and Juliette make a startling realization that could shake their relationship to its core. Meanwhile, Adalind proceeds with a delicately laid plan that leads to a catastrophic event that will alter the course of Nick's journey.

star 8.16
2,553 votes
Directors: Norberto Barba
Writers: David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf
Woman in Black

#5 - Woman in Black

Season 1 - Episode 22

As Nick delves deeper into his life as a Grimm, a trail of grotesque murders reignites the search for the elusive gold coins. The arrival of a mysterious woman in black begins to get in the way of Nick and Hank’s investigation as extra precautions have to be taken to ensure their safety. Meanwhile, Nick’s ability to keep his true nature secret from Juliette comes to a tipping point.

star 8.12
3,849 votes
Directors: Norberto Barba
Writers: David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf
Zerstörer Shrugged

#6 - Zerstörer Shrugged

Season 6 - Episode 12

The prophecy that was uncovered comes to pass when a dark force arrives in Portland with its eyes set on Diana. In an effort to protect her, Nick, along with Capt. Renard and Adalind, returns to the scene of his first investigation as a Grimm. Back at the Spice Shop, Monroe, Eve and Rosalee make a discovery that uncovers the origins of the mysterious stick. Meanwhile, Hank and Wu are called to a crime scene that is connected to the gang's greatest threat.

star 8.07
3,467 votes
Directors: Aaron Lipstadt
Writers: David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf
Goodnight, Sweet Grimm (2)

#7 - Goodnight, Sweet Grimm (2)

Season 2 - Episode 22

Just when things look like they’re back to normal with Juliette, Nick is called to investigate a flurry of rage-fueled assaults happening all over Portland. He goes to Monroe and Rosalee for help battling Portland’s newest wave of "undead." As if that weren’t enough, Captain Renard informs Nick that his brother Eric is in town on family business. Meanwhile, Stefania and Frau Pech methodically use their alliances with Adalind to battle one another.

star 8.05
3,322 votes
Directors: Norberto Barba
Writers: David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf
Leave It to Beavers

#8 - Leave It to Beavers

Season 1 - Episode 19

As Nick delves into the trailer’s weapons cabinet and his inner Grimm, the investigation of a dead construction worker leads him into a long standing conflict in the creature world. Sensing an unfamiliar threat, the suspect takes it upon himself to summon reapers to town to eliminate the Grimm once and for all. Meanwhile, Juliette insists that Nick invite Monroe over for dinner, making for quite the interesting evening.

star 8.01
3,694 votes
Directors: Holly Dale
Writers: Nevin Densham
Where the Wild Things Were

#9 - Where the Wild Things Were

Season 6 - Episode 11

Eve goes on a mission to take on the mysterious force she saw in the mirror and finds herself in unfamiliar territory. When the gang discovers what she has done, Nick finds a way to join her. Meanwhile, an uneasy alliance is established when Capt. Renard is brought in to help and discovers this all may be connected to the person he cares for the most, Diana.

star 7.99
3,348 votes
Directors: Terrence O'Hara
Writers: Brenna Kouf
Trial by Fire

#10 - Trial by Fire

Season 4 - Episode 13

When an arson case looks to have Wesen origins, Nick find himself reluctantly having to ask an old foe for help. Viktor teaches Adalind the effectiveness of well-played diplomacy. Juliette finds herself in a confrontation sooner than expected.

star 7.98
1,860 votes
Directors: Norberto Barba
Writers: Sean Calder
Oh Captain, My Captain

#11 - Oh Captain, My Captain

Season 6 - Episode 3

In order to stop the rise of Capt. Renard, Nick devises a plan that will take him out of his element. Adalind and Monroe do everything in their power to keep the plan on track. Meanwhile, Eve and Rosalee race against time to get the spell ready before it is too late.

star 7.97
3,392 votes
Directors: David Giuntoli
Writers: Thomas Ian Griffith
Cry Havoc

#12 - Cry Havoc

Season 4 - Episode 22

On the heels of a shocking discovery, Nick is hell bent on getting revenge and taking the fight to the Royals with help from Trubel. Meanwhile, Juliette's alliance continues to lead her down a dark path.

star 7.95
1,909 votes
Directors: Noberto Barba
Writers: Thomas Ian Griffith
The Law of Sacrifice

#13 - The Law of Sacrifice

Season 3 - Episode 18

Nick and his mom, Kelly Burkhardt, join forces to protect Adalind's baby. Meanwhile, Prince Viktor activates a deadly stateside asset to find Adalind and her child.

star 7.95
2,658 votes
Directors: Terrence O'Hara
Writers: Michael Duggan, Michael Golamco
Maréchaussée

#14 - Maréchaussée

Season 4 - Episode 12

Nick and Hank investigate a series of murders that lead back to the Wesen Council and a mysterious bounty hunter. Juliette’s meeting with Henrietta brings about more disturbing news than she was expecting. Adalind and Viktor make their way back to Portland.

star 7.94
1,826 votes
Directors: Eric Laneuville
Writers: David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf
Chupacabra

#15 - Chupacabra

Season 4 - Episode 8

An unsuspecting traveler brings a blood-sucking legend with him to Portland, and Nick and Hank find themselves investigating the gruesome trail of "El Chupacabra." Meanwhile, Monroe and Rosalee prepare to leave for their long-overdue honeymoon as they are met with more threats regarding their marriage. Elsewhere, Viktor and Adalind decide to take a trip of their own, while Wu decides to confront Nick about what he has been seeing.

star 7.93
2,142 votes
Directors: Aaron Lipstadt
Writers: Brenna Kouf
The Wild Hunt (1)

#16 - The Wild Hunt (1)

Season 3 - Episode 12

Nick and Hank investigate a cop killer who scalps his victims. Meanwhile, Juliette begins to communicate with Nick's mom via email and Adalind finds herself much closer to delivering her baby than she previously thought. Elsewhere, Monroe's parents decide to surprise him and Rosalee with an early arrival to Portland after learning some exciting news.

star 7.93
2,700 votes
Directors: Rob Bailey
Writers: David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf
Season of the Hexenbiest (1)

#17 - Season of the Hexenbiest (1)

Season 2 - Episode 12

Adalind returns to wreak havoc in everyone’s lives and avenge her mother’s brutal death. She has her eyes set on Nick and those closest to him – especially Hank and Juliette. Elsewhere, Captain Renard’s obsession continues to escalate. Meanwhile, a surprise visit at the spice shop gives Monroe more than he ever bargained for.

star 7.92
3,571 votes
Directors: Karen Gaviola
Writers: Jim Kouf
The Inheritance

#18 - The Inheritance

Season 3 - Episode 21

Nick and Hank are called to investigate a double homicide, and quickly learn the victims were from a special section of the Verrat tasked with finding rare objects pertaining to the Wesen world. Trubel gets involved with a mysterious father-and-son tandem that crossed the country in a desperate attempt to deliver invaluable cargo to "the Portland Grimm." Meanwhile, Captain Renard begins to grow suspicious of Adalind's recent behavior and quietly decides to put extra eyes on her.

star 7.92
2,491 votes
Directors: Eric Laneuville
Writers: Dan E. Fesman
The Waking Dead (1)

#19 - The Waking Dead (1)

Season 2 - Episode 21

Nick and Hank discover a new kind of strange when they investigate suspects being found dead - for the second time. In Europe, Adalind finds herself in the middle of a feud between Frau Pech and Stefania while working over the details of her pending transaction. Meanwhile, determined to remember every last detail to get things started once more, Juliette insists Monroe share with her Nick’s darkest secret - the world of Grimms and Wesen.

star 7.91
3,331 votes
Directors: Steven DePaul
Writers: David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf
Headache

#20 - Headache

Season 4 - Episode 21

While investigating a grisly murder, Nick and Hank get closer to uncovering the identity of the serial killer while Wu's life is put in grave danger. Having turned down Monroe and Rosalee's offer, Juliette solidifies a new alliance as she works to get her revenge. Elsewhere, Trubel makes a surprising return to Portland.

star 7.90
1,891 votes
Directors: Jim Kouf
Writers: David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf
Fugitive

#21 - Fugitive

Season 6 - Episode 1

Nick is forced into hiding after Captain Renard pins multiple Black Claw deaths on him, making him a wanted man.

star 7.90
3,742 votes
Directors: Aaron Lipstadt
Writers: David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf
Octopus Head

#22 - Octopus Head

Season 4 - Episode 2

As Nick and Hank turn their attention to a string of attacks where victims are left without their memories, Nick weighs whether or not he should regain his Grimm abilities. Trubel joins the investigation and puts herself in harms way. Adalind is held captive and learns that she is more connected than ever to Nick. Captain Renard continues to fight for his life as a mysterious visitor arrives to help him.

star 7.89
2,133 votes
Directors: Terrence O'Hara
Writers: David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf
Highway of Tears

#23 - Highway of Tears

Season 4 - Episode 6

The justification for Nick to become a Grimm again is made much clearer in the wake of the most recent attack against Monroe and Rosalee. At work, Nick and Hank are called to a stretch of highway that acts as a staging area for a horrifying Wesen ritual. In Vienna, Viktor meets with a completely broken Adalind, now ready to be of assistance in finding and retrieving the baby. Meanwhile, Trubel is surprised by the sudden arrival of an old friend.

star 7.89
2,096 votes
Directors: Michael Golamco
Writers: Alan Di Fiore
Tribunal

#24 - Tribunal

Season 4 - Episode 10

After Monroe’s abduction by the Wesenrein, Nick gathers the whole team, including Wu, to track him down and return him to Rosalee. As the search intensifies, Juliette learns more about her new reality as a Hexenbiest.

star 7.89
1,833 votes
Directors: Peter Werner
Writers: David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf
El Cucuy

#25 - El Cucuy

Season 3 - Episode 5

Nick and Hank are on the case as repeat instances of apparent vigilantism have whispers of an old Spanish legend making their way through a working-class Portland neighborhood. Elsewhere, Juliette learns the truth about Nick’s mother. Meanwhile, Adalind has a brief scare during her ultrasound.

star 7.88
2,952 votes
Directors: John Behring
Writers: Michael Golamco