Grimm (season 3)

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Grimm Season 3
Grimm Season 3 Poster.jpg
Grimm season 3 promotional poster
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 22
Broadcast
Original channel NBC
Original run October 25, 2013 (2013-10-25) – present
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List of Grimm episodes

The third season of the NBC American supernatural drama series Grimm was announced on April 26, 2013.[1] It is set to consist of 22 episodes.[1] The series, created by David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf and Stephen Carpenter, follows a descendant of the Grimm line, Nick Burkhardt, as he deals with being a cop, and trying not to expose his secret as a Grimm.

Cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Recurring cast[edit]

Production[edit]

On April 26, 2013, NBC announced that the series had been renewed for a third season with a 22-episode order.[1] Filming began on July 13 for an October 25 premiere.

Episodes[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production
code
U.S. viewers
(million)
45 1 "The Ungrateful Dead" Norberto Barba Jim Kouf & David Greenwalt October 25, 2013 (2013-10-25) 301 6.15[3]

The zombified Nick proves to be more than the Baron can handle, and crashes the plane while still over the Portland area, where he wreaks havoc at a bar. Adalind begins the trials to regain her powers.


Opening quote: "But if I stand at the sick person's feet, he is mine." 
46 2 "PTZD" Eric Laneuville Jim Kouf & David Greenwalt November 1, 2013 (2013-11-01) 302 4.96[4]

After the attack at a local neighborhood house that Nick barges into; Rosalee manages to cure Nick. Later, the coverup over his rampage conflicts with his duty as a cop when he realizes a man died during the bar brawl and he was the cause of it.


Opening quote: "It is not more surprising to be born twice than once; everything in nature is resurrection." 
47 3 "A Dish Best Served Cold" Karen Gaviola Rob Wright November 8, 2013 (2013-11-08) 303 4.88[5]

Disturbing crime scenes resurrect an old feud; news spreads about a royal family member's demise; Rosalee and Monroe talk about their relationship.


Opening quote: "Tis Death's Park, where he breeds life to feed him. Cries of pain are music for his banquet." 
48 4 "One Night Stand" Steven DePaul Sean Calder November 15, 2013 (2013-11-15) 304 5.81[6]

While investigating a drowning, Nick and Hank discover a group of water-bound Wesen; Rosalee unpacks at Monroe's; Renard comes to a realization about the royal baby.


Opening quote: "More and more she grew to love human beings and wished that she could leave the sea and live among them." 
49 5 "El Cucuy" John Behring Michael Golamco November 29, 2013 (2013-11-29) 305 5.73[7]

A serial killer is linked to the Latin American myth, El Cucuy. Juliette learns more about Nick's mother.


Opening quote: "Duérmete niño, duérmete ya... Que viene el Coco y te comerá." ("Sleep child, sleep now... Or else the Bogeyman will come and eat you.") 
50 6 "Stories We Tell Our Young" Aaron Lipstadt Michael Duggan December 6, 2013 (2013-12-06) 306 6.32[8]

A child kills a priest during an exorcism. The Wesen Council deem it an abomination and dispatch an assassin, while Juliette has an alternative theory.


Opening quote: "We don't believe, we only fear." 
51 7 "Cold Blooded" Terrence O'Hara Thomas Ian Griffith December 13, 2013 (2013-12-13) 307 4.88[9]

A deadly crime wave may be linked to a 100-year-old urban legend. Meanwhile, Adalind meets up with Eric's cousin, Prince Viktor (Alexis Denisof), who is seeking justice for his deceased kin, and Capt. Renard responds to the attempt on his life.


Opening quote: "But for the pit confounders, let them go, and find as little mercy as they show!" 
52 8 "Twelve Days of Krampus" Tawnia McKiernan Dan E. Fesman December 13, 2013 (2013-12-13) 308 4.88[9]

An old Wesen tale of an evil Santa Claus-like creature ("Krampus (krampus)" or German word of claw) may be linked to a case involving missing delinquent teens. Meanwhile, Monroe asks Juliet to help him surprise Rosalee for their first Christmas together; and Renard's tour of Europe brings him closer to Adalind.


Opening quote: "O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree, How steadfast are your branches!" 
53 9 "Red Menace" Allan Kroeker Alan DiFiore January 3, 2014 (2014-01-03) 309 5.68[10]

Nick and Hank investigate a Wesen with healing abilities that may do more harm than good for those around him. Juliette allows a friend, Alicia, to stay at her house after a recent issue with Alicia's husband. Hank puts the moves on his physical therapist. Captain Renard has a warning for Adalind.


Opening quote: "To kill Koschei the Deathless, first you must find his soul, which is hidden in an egg, in a duck in a lead chest buried beneath an oak tree." 
54 10 "Eyes of the Beholder" Peter Werner Thomas Ian Griffith January 10, 2014 (2014-01-10) 310 5.33[11]

Nick and Hank investigate what seems to be a Wesen gang feud, but things get very complicated when the only witness to the murder is the brother of the therapist Hank is flirting with. Meanwhile, Nick and Juliette finally decide to tell Juliette's friend, Alicia (a Fuchsbau), that Nick is a Grimm.


Opening quote: "I am glad 'tis night, you do not look on me, for I am much ashamed of my exchange." 
55 11 "The Good Soldier" Rashaad Ernesto Green Rob Wright January 17, 2014 (2014-01-17) 311 5.71[12]

Someone is murdering veterans who were accused of atrocious crimes during service, leading Nick and Hank to investigate while Rosalee and Monroe are visiting Rosalee's estranged mother and older sister. Meanwhile, Adalind is beginning to get her powers back.


Opening quote: "Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot." 
56 12 "The Wild Hunt" Rob Bailey Jim Kouf & David Greenwalt January 24, 2014 (2014-01-24) 312 5.88[13]

While Monroe and Rosalee start making plans for the wedding and preparing to welcome Monroe's parents, Juliette tries to contact Nick's mother. Nick and Hank are called to investigate the deaths of several officers whose scalps were taken by the killer.


Opening quote: "Come back in the evening, I'll have the door locked to keep out the wild huntsmen." 
57 13 "Revelation" Terrence O'Hara Jim Kouf & David Greenwalt February 28, 2014 (2014-02-28) 313 5.32[14]

Monroe tries to convince his parents regarding his life choices and decisions. Nick looks to Juliette for help on the wesen aspect of the cop-killing scalper case. Renard must contact Adalind to help keep her safe.


Opening quote: "Still, after a short time the family's distress again worsened, and there was no relief anywhere in sight." 
58 14 "Mommy Dearest" Norberto Barba Brenna Kouf March 7, 2014 (2014-03-07) 314 5.65[15]

When a predator sets its sights on friends of Sgt. Wu, Nick and Hank must figure out how to deal with him as the investigation escalates. Adalind starts the preparations for a special delivery.


Opening quote:"I am going off to a house and entering it like a snake... I will devour their babes and make their hearts ache." 
59 15 "Once We Were Gods" Steven DePaul Alan DiFiore March 14, 2014 (2014-03-14) 315 5.63[16]

Nick and Hank find themselves in the middle of an ancient battle when a ancient Egyptian sarcophagus has been brought to the surface. This battle later gets heated up when the Wesen Council, unexpectedly, gets involved. An ally of the resistance is compromised while protecting Adalind.


Opening quote: "You shall not become corrupt, you shall not become putrid, you shall not become worms." 
60 16 "The Show Must Go On" Paul A. Kaufman Marc Gaffen & Kyle McVey March 21, 2014 (2014-03-21) 316 5.71[17]

When a double homicide leads Nick and Hank to a carnival, Monroe and Rosalee go under cover to find out what's going on behind the scenes. A resistance member makes a sacrifice on Adalind's behalf.


Opening quote: "Under such conditions, whatever is evil in men's natures comes to the front." 
61 17 "Synchronicity" David Solomon Story by: Michael Duggan & Michael Golamco
Teleplay by: Michael Golamco
April 4, 2014 (2014-04-04) 317 4.89[18]

An unexpected ally arrives to make sure that Adalind and the baby get out of Europe safely; Rose and Monroe's wedding preparations remind Juliette and Nick of their failure.


Opening quote: "In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order." 
62 18 "The Law of Sacrifice" Terrence O'Hara Story by: Michael Duggan & Michael Golamco
Teleplay by: Michael Duggan
April 11, 2014 (2014-04-11) 318 4.73[19]

The royals call in a corrupt FBI agent and two Verrat to find the baby and kill Adalind and Renard at the latter's place. When Prince Viktor shows up, Nick, his mother, and Renard devise a plan to end this standoff once and for all.


Opening quote: "The Queen was terrified and offered the little man all the riches of the kingdom, if only he would leave the newborn child alone." 
63 19 "Nobody Knows the Trubel I've Seen"[20] Norberto Barba[20] David Greenwalt & Jim Kouf[20] April 25, 2014 (2014-04-25)[21] 319
64 20 "My Fair Wesen"[22] Clark Mathis[22] Story by: Thomas Ian Griffith & Rob Wright
Teleplay by: Sean Calder[22]
May 2, 2014 (2014-05-02)[21] 320
65 21 "The Inheritance"[23] Eric Laneuville[23] Dan E. Fesman[23] May 9, 2014 (2014-05-09)[21] 321
66 22 "Blond Ambition"[24] Norberto Barba[24] David Greenwalt & Jim Kouf[24] May 16, 2014 (2014-05-16)[21] 322

Ratings[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Air Date Timeslot (ET) Rating/Share
18-49
Viewers
(million)
DVR
18-49
DVR Viewers
(millions)
Total
18-49
Total Viewers
(millions)
45 1 The Ungrateful Dead October 25, 2013 (2013-10-25) Friday
9:00 P.M.
1.8/6[3] 6.15[3] 1.2 3.08 3.0 9.23[25]
46 2 PTZD November 1, 2013 (2013-11-01) 1.5/5[4] 4.96[4] 1.1 2.82 2.6 7.78[26]
47 3 A Dish Best Served Cold November 8, 2013 (2013-11-08) 1.3/4[5] 4.88[5] 1.2 3.11 2.5 7.99[27]
48 4 One Night Stand November 15, 2013 (2013-11-15) 1.6/5[6] 5.81[6] 1.0 2.68 2.6 8.49[28]
49 5 El Cucuy November 29, 2013 (2013-11-29) 1.3/4[7] 5.73[7] 1.3 2.99 2.6 8.72[29]
50 6 Stories We Tell Our Young December 6, 2013 (2013-12-06) 1.6/5[8] 6.32[8] 1.3 3.14 2.9 9.46[30]
51 7 Cold Blooded December 13, 2013 (2013-12-13) 1.2/4[9] 4.88[9] 1.4 3.34 2.6 8.22[31]
52 8 Twelve Days of Krampus December 13, 2013 (2013-12-13) 1.2/4[9] 4.88[9] 1.4 3.34 2.6 8.22[31]
53 9 Red Menace January 3, 2014 (2014-01-03) 1.5/4[10] 5.68[10] 1.2 3.03 2.7 8.71[32]
54 10 Eyes of the Beholder January 10, 2014 (2014-01-10) 1.3/4[11] 5.33[11] 1.1 2.62 2.4 7.95[33]
55 11 The Good Soldier January 17, 2014 (2014-01-17) 1.5/5[12] 5.71[12] 1.1 2.84 2.6 8.55[34]
56 12 The Wild Hunt January 24, 2014 (2014-01-24) 1.5/5[13] 5.88[13] 1.2 2.89 2.7 8.77[35]
57 13 Revelation February 28, 2014 (2014-02-28) 1.4/5[14] 5.32[14] 1.2 2.83 2.6 8.15[36]
58 14 Mommy Dearest March 7, 2014 (2014-03-07) 1.5/5[15] 5.65[15] 1.1 2.73 2.6 8.38[37]
59 15 Once We Were Gods March 14, 2014 (2014-03-14) 1.6/5[16] 5.63[16]
60 16 The Show Must Go On March 21, 2014 (2014-03-21) 1.5/5[17] 5.71[17]
61 17 Synchronicity April 4, 2014 (2014-04-04) 1.4/5[18] 4.89[18]
62 18 The Law of Sacrifice April 11, 2014 (2014-04-11) 1.1/4[19] 4.73[19]
63 19 Nobody Knows the Trubel I've Seen April 25, 2014 (2014-04-25)
64 20 My Fair Wesen May 2, 2014 (2014-05-02)
65 21 The Inheritance May 9, 2014 (2014-05-09)
66 22 Blond Ambition May 16, 2014 (2014-05-16)

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  25. ^ Live+7 DVR Ratings: 'Big Bang Theory' Tops Adults 18-49 Ratings Increase, 'Beauty and the Beast' Earns Biggest Percentage Gain, 'The Blacklist' Tops Viewer Increases in Week 5
  26. ^ Live+7 DVR Ratings: 'The Blacklist' & 'Grey's Anatomy' Top Adults 18-49 Ratings Increase, 'Beauty and the Beast', 'Parenthood' & 'Nashville' Lead Percentage Gains, 'The Blacklist' Tops Viewer Increases in Week 6
  27. ^ Live+7 DVR Ratings: 'The Big Bang Theory' Tops Adults 18-49 Ratings Increase, 'Dracula' Leads Percentage Gains, 'The Blacklist' Tops Viewer Increases in Week 7
  28. ^ Live+7 DVR Ratings: 'The Big Bang Theory' Tops Adults 18-49 Ratings Increase, 'Elementary' Leads Percentage Gains, 'The Blacklist' Tops Viewer Increases in Week 8
  29. ^ Live+7 DVR Ratings: 'The Blacklist' Tops Adults 18-49 Ratings & Total Viewers Increase + 'Grimm' Leads Percentage Gains in Week 10
  30. ^ Live+7 DVR Ratings: 'The Big Bang Theory' Tops Adults 18-49 Ratings, 'Glee' Leads Percentage Gains & 'The Blacklist' Wins Total Viewer Increase in Week 11
  31. ^ a b Live+7 DVR Ratings: 'The Big Bang Theory' Tops Adults 18-49 & Viewership Gains, 'Grimm' Leads Percentage Increase in Week 12
  32. ^ Live+7 DVR Ratings: 'The Big Bang Theory' Has Biggest 18-49 Ratings & Total Viewership Increase, 'Elementary' Tops Percentage Gains in Week 15
  33. ^ Live+7 DVR Ratings: 'The Big Bang Theory' Has Biggest 18-49 Ratings & Total Viewer Increase, 'Enlisted' Tops Percentage Gains in Week 16
  34. ^ Live+7 DVR Ratings: 'Modern Family' Has Biggest 18-49 Ratings Gain, 'Beauty & the Beast' Tops Percentage Gains & 'The Blacklist' Leads in Total Viewer Increase in Week 17
  35. ^ Live+7 DVR Ratings: 'Modern Family' Has Biggest 18-49 Ratings Gain, 'The Blacklist' Tops Percentage & Total Viewer Increase in Week 18
  36. ^ Live+7 DVR Ratings: 'The Big Bang Theory' Has Biggest 18-49 Ratings Gain, 'Parenthood' Tops Percentage Gain & 'The Blacklist' Adds Most Total Viewers in Week 23
  37. ^ Live+7 DVR Ratings: 'The Big Bang Theory' Has Biggest 18-49 Ratings Gain, 'The Following' Tops Percentage Gain & 'The Blacklist' Adds Most Total Viewers in Week 24