Grimm

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Quotes (264)

  • Nick: Hank, what are you doing?
    Hank: Testing out the new equipment and getting a picture of you while you're still young and innocent.
    Nick: Oh, well, I'm getting married once, not four times.
    Hank: Oh, you're a happily ever after guy.
    Nick: Yeah.

  • Hank: What's that song?
    Nick: Sweet Dreams.
    Hank: Eurythmics. One of their better. "Sweet dreams are made of these. Who am I to disagree?"
    Nick: I didn't know you couldn't sing.

  • Dr. Rose: Did you know about the scars?
    Nick: What scars?
    Dr. Rose: A lot of them look like knife wounds. They're all over her body. What line of work was she in?
    Nick: She was a librarian.

  • Monroe: Look, I don't want anymore trouble, okay? I'm not that kind of Blutbad. I don't kill anymore, I haven't in years
    Nick: Wait. What did you say you were?
    Monroe: Blutbad. Vulgarized by your ancestors as "the big bad wolf." What, did you just get the books tonight?
    Nick: You know about the books?
    Monroe: Of course I know about the books. We all know about the books. You people started profiling us over 200 years ago. But as you can see, I am not that big, and I am done with the bad thing.
    Nick: Well, how do you...?
    Monroe: How do I stay good? Through a strict regimen of diet, drugs, and Pilates. I'm a reformed Blutbad, a Wieder Blutbad. It's a different church altogether.
    Nick: You guys go to church?
    Monroe: Sure. Don't you?

  • Nick: What's that?
    Monroe: Wolfsbane. So he won't scent us.
    Nick: You're kidding me, right?
    Monroe: Not if you want to stay alive.

  • Hank: You going to be okay?
    Nick: How do I look?
    Hank: Like a cop who's been working all night.
    Nick: That's funny, Hank, that's how you look.
    Hank: Then you look good.

  • Hank: What do you think?
    Nick: Grown up way too fast, single parent if she has any. Takes way too many chances and looks for excitement in all the wrong place.
    Hank: Sounds like me.
    Nick: Yeah. Look how you turned out.

  • Diane: Well, you have to respect your ancestors. Right, detective?
    Hank: I had to my respect mine. Otherwise I couldn't sit down for a week.

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Notes (96)

  • Music: Sweet Dreams (Eurythmics, Marlyn Manson)

  • Injoke: Jogging victim Sylvie Oster shares her initials and last name with series producer Steve Oster.

  • International Airdates:
    Canada: October 28, 2011 on CTV
    Sweden: November 17, 2011 on TV6
    Australia: January 4, 2012 on F0X8
    UK: February 13, 2012 on Watch
    Czech Republic: September 17, 2012 on Prima COOL
    Germany: February 18, 2013 on Vox

  • International Airdates:
    Canada: November 4, 2011 on CTV
    Sweden: November 24, 2011 on TV6
    Australia: January 11, 2012 on FOX8
    UK: February 20, 2012 on Watch
    Czech Republic: September 24, 2012 on Prima COOL
    Germany: February 18, 2013 on Vox

  • Music: YMCA (The Village People)

  • The episode ends with an in memoriam to Clay Green Cambern, an assistant editor.

  • International Airdates:
    Canada: November 11, 2011 on CTV
    Sweden: December 1, 2011 on TV6
    UK: February 27, 2012 on Watch
    Czech Republic: October 1, 2012 on Prima COOL
    Germany: February 25, 2013 on Vox

  • International Airdates:
    Canada: November 18, 2011 on CTV
    Sweden: December 8, 2011 on TV6
    UK: March 5, 2012 on Watch
    Czech Republic: October 8, 2012 on Prima COOL
    Germany: March 4, 2013 on Vox

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Trivia (23)

  • When Monroe stops his Volkswagen on the bridge, he turns the headlights off, but in the next two shots (from the side), the VW's lights are still on. The shot after (where Monroe and Nick are fording the stream), the VW's lights are off again.

  • The family name, "Rabe," is an anagram of "Bear."

  • Trivia: the name of the head Mellifer, Melissa, is Greek for "queen bee."

  • Trivia: The name of the creature, Billy Capra, is an amalgamation of Billy (as in Billy Goat), and Capra (the genus of goats).

  • When the girl at the rave in the opening scene sends her text match, she spells Roddy's alias "Retched Kat." However, when Nick checks Sarah's invite to the fake rave later, Carter's text message spells the alias "Retchid Kat."

  • Dr. Harper is referred to as "Parker" throughout.

  • Trivia: The phrase that appears on the wall when Nick and Hank are chasing the addicts says, "Nicht lange Überkam die Katze wieder ein Gelüst" and it is from the story Cat and Mouse in Partnership by the Grimm Brothers.

  • Trivia: The snake-like Konigschlange's name is Arbok: an anagram of "Kobra."

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Allusions (24)

  • Character Name: Gilda Darner
    The name of the young woman who was part of the couple that broke into the house of the family with ursine "affiliations" is "Gilda", which means "covered in a thin layer of gold", and she also has golden-blonde hair. In the Robert Southey fairytale "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," the name of the girl who entered their house is Goldilocks.

  • Eddy: Easy there, 5-O.
    Referencing the popular TV series Hawaii Five-O (1968-1980). It was on CBS and had 282 total episodes. Created by Leonard Freeman, Hawaii Five-O was an elite investigative unit that reported to the Governor of Hawaii. The show was remade in 2010. In modern-day slang, a cop is referred to as a "Five-O."

  • Eddy: So little Timmy, stuck in a well, you need Lassie to come find him.
    Lassie was a Emmy-winning TV show based on a boy (Timmy), the profound connection between him and his collie (Lassie) and his ability to come to the aid of those in trouble. Lassie often ended up rescuing Timmy from a fate worse than death.

  • Wu: Believe it or not, Bugs Bunny.
    Referencing the cartoon rabbit created in 1938, voiced by Mel Blanc. The wisecracking gray rabbit has appeared in numerous animated shorts, movies, TV shows, and comic books. While avoiding nemeses like Elmer Fudd and Yosemite Sam, Bugs wisecracks his way through a series of adventures, chewing a carrot and reciting his catchphrase, "What's up, Doc?"

  • Eddie: "Just the facts," right.
    Referencing the radio and later TV show Dragnet. In it, Detective Sergeant Joe Friday (Jack Webb) is the straight-faced dead-serious cop who inevitably interrupts witnesses who get emotional or upset by saying, "Just the facts."

  • Title:
    Referencing the 1937 novella by John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men. The story is about two Great Depression migrant workers, George Milton and Lennie Small, and their attempt to fulfill their dream of owning land of their own. Lennie is mentally disabled and George is forced to protect his friend from the harsh realities of the world.

  • Title:

    Referencing the 1954 film Three Coins in the Fountain, based on the novel Coins in the Fountain by John H. Secondari. It tells the tale of three American girls looking for romance in Rome. The theme song of the same name, by Julie Styne and Sammy Cahn, was a popular hit and received an Academy Award for Best Original Song the same year. The title refers to the legend of someone throwing a coin into the Trevi Fountain in Rome to make a wish.

  • Wu: Curl up on the couch with my cat Samson, watch The Apprentice marathon, and have a bite to eat.

    Referencing the NBC reality series hosted by Donald Trump, based on a UK series with a similar concept. Through a series of tasks, each contestant competes to see which one will become Trump's apprentice at the end of the season.

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