The BEST episodes of Grimm

Every episode of Grimm ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Grimm!

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.

Last Updated: 10/6/2023Network: NBCStatus: Ended
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The End
star
8.46
3087 votes

#1 - The End

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/31/2017

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.

Directors: David Greenwalt
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Beginning of the End (1)
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8.27
3922 votes

#2 - Beginning of the End (1)

Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/20/2016

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.

Directors: David Greenwalt
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Blonde Ambition
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8.14
2462 votes

#3 - Blonde Ambition

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/16/2014

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.

Directors: Norberto Barba
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Woman in Black
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8.10
3810 votes

#4 - Woman in Black

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/18/2012

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.

Directors: Norberto Barba
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Zerstörer Shrugged
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8.05
3031 votes

#5 - Zerstörer Shrugged

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/24/2017

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.

Directors: Aaron Lipstadt
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Goodnight, Sweet Grimm (2)
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8.02
3240 votes

#6 - Goodnight, Sweet Grimm (2)

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/21/2013

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.

Directors: Norberto Barba
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Trial by Fire
star
7.99
1827 votes

#7 - Trial by Fire

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/13/2015

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.

Directors: Norberto Barba
Writer: Sean Calder
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Leave It to Beavers
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7.98
3652 votes

#8 - Leave It to Beavers

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/27/2012

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.

Directors: Holly Dale
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Where the Wild Things Were
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7.97
2940 votes

#9 - Where the Wild Things Were

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/17/2017

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.

Directors: Terrence O'Hara
Writer: Brenna Kouf
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Cry Havoc
star
7.97
1857 votes

#10 - Cry Havoc

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/15/2015

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.

Directors: Norberto Barba
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Oh Captain, My Captain
star
7.95
2999 votes

#11 - Oh Captain, My Captain

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/20/2017

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.

Directors: David Giuntoli
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Maréchaussée
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7.95
1800 votes

#12 - Maréchaussée

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/6/2015

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.

Directors: Eric Laneuville
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Chupacabra
star
7.93
2084 votes

#13 - Chupacabra

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/12/2014

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.

Directors: Aaron Lipstadt
Writer: Brenna Kouf
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The Law of Sacrifice
star
7.92
2585 votes

#14 - The Law of Sacrifice

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/11/2014

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.

Directors: Terrence O'Hara
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Headache
star
7.91
1851 votes

#15 - Headache

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/8/2015

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.

Directors: Jim Kouf
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The Wild Hunt (1)
star
7.90
2623 votes

#16 - The Wild Hunt (1)

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/24/2014

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.

Directors: Rob Bailey
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Tribunal
star
7.90
1808 votes

#17 - Tribunal

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/23/2015

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.

Directors: Peter Werner
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Season of the Hexenbiest (1)
star
7.90
3527 votes

#18 - Season of the Hexenbiest (1)

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/16/2012

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.

Directors: Karen Gaviola
Writer: Jim Kouf
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The Inheritance
star
7.90
2419 votes

#19 - The Inheritance

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/9/2014

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.

Directors: Eric Laneuville
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Fugitive
star
7.89
3298 votes

#20 - Fugitive

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/6/2017

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

Directors: Aaron Lipstadt
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The Waking Dead (1)
star
7.89
3250 votes

#21 - The Waking Dead (1)

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/14/2013

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.

Directors: Steven DePaul
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El Cucuy
star
7.88
2858 votes

#22 - El Cucuy

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/29/2013

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.

Directors: John Behring
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Highway of Tears
star
7.87
2015 votes

#23 - Highway of Tears

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/28/2014

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.

Directors: Michael Golamco
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Revelation (2)
star
7.87
2680 votes

#24 - Revelation (2)

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/28/2014

Monroe fights an impossible battle to convince his parents to embrace the life choices he’s made. Meanwhile, Nick turns to Juliette to help him figure out the Wesen aspect of his cop-killing scalper investigation. On the Royal Baby front, Captain Renard learns new information that forces him to contact Adalind in the interest of keeping her and the baby safe from Viktor.

Directors: Terrence O'Hara
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Bad Teeth
star
7.86
3768 votes

#25 - Bad Teeth

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/13/2012

After their face-off with Kimura, Nick finds himself trying to come to grips with the return of his mother, Kelly Burkhardt. A trail of brutal murders unveils a foreign conspiracy to hunt down Nick, leading to several revelations about his past. Meanwhile, Juliette still lies in her mysteriously-induced coma as Rosalee and Monroe work tirelessly to bring her out of it safely. Elsewhere, Hank struggles with the shocking truths he’s recently seen and Captain Renard deals with unexpected family issues when his estranged brother comes back into his life.

Directors: Norberto Barba
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