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Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by seern, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. seern

    seern Active Member

    Jan 12, 2007
    Glen Allen, VA
    I watched this show last evening and it was OK, but I was not really impressed and will probably not watch it again.
  2. phrelin

    phrelin Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Jan 18, 2007
    Hmmm. We just watched it tonight and thought it was clever, witty and scary at the same time.
  3. cj9788

    cj9788 Hall Of Fame

    May 14, 2003

    Also my kids loved it so we now have a new show we can watch as a family at least until NBC cancels it. :grin:
  4. olguy

    olguy Hall Of Fame

    Jan 9, 2006
    In my opinion whoever cast Silas Weir Mitchell in the role he has needs a bonus. I'm glad to see he will be in all the episodes.
    He'll make a great pet werewolf. :)
  5. Steve

    Steve Well-Known Member

    Aug 22, 2006
    We were pleasantly surprised. Went into it with no expectations whatsoever and enjoyed it. I think the writers could have some fun confounding Grimm's partner each week, wondering how he "knows things".
  6. Drew2k

    Drew2k New Member

    Aug 16, 2006
    I posted this in another thread ... I'll be back for more.

  7. lparsons21

    lparsons21 Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Mar 4, 2006
    Herrin, IL
    I was disappointed with this first show of it. It just didn't catch me. I'll keep the timer for a bit to see if it will grow on me, but I have doubts.

    Compared to the other fairy tale fantasy show, this one is a distant second imo.
  8. Sixto

    Sixto Well-Known Member

    Nov 18, 2005
    Did watch it. Not usually much into the scary genre, but did find it interesting.

    Heart did skip a beat with the first scene, actually went into the show with no idea of the plot, just seemed like a cool few photos that I had seen.

    Will continue in the rotation for a while at least.
  9. djlong

    djlong Hall Of Fame

    Jul 8, 2002
    New Hampshire
    Very pleasantly surprised here. My wife even lost some of her tea - spilling it when she was startled by some of the action.

    So far, so good. it's not just another police procedural so we're giving it a chance.
  10. Earl Bonovich

    Earl Bonovich Lifetime Achiever

    Nov 15, 2005
    The show was entertaining... but we will need to watch a handfull more episodes before we can add it to the regular watching routine.
  11. phox_mulder

    phox_mulder Legend

    Nov 1, 2007
    Evil fairy tale characters are easily spotted, they all drive crappy old German automobiles.

    Makes sense, since the Grimm's were German and gave all the characters German names.

  12. matt

    matt New Member

    Jan 11, 2010
    Eh. I watched it with my dad, he thought it was good, I thought it was lame. Not sure if it was the actors themselves or the direction but I thought the acting/writing was lame, much like other ABC/NBC/CBS shows.

    I'm not sure how to describe it so for example... he sees that business chick turn into something crazy, then his aunt tells him they have to talk, they get attacked by another creature, then his aunt tells him about his parents and his future, everything he needs to know is in the trailer, and shes probably going to die.

    Next scene he wakes up from a bad dream and decides to go look in the trailer.

    WTH?! Hey you're totally freaking out and seeing monsters, you were almost killed, your parents were actually murdered instead of what you thought, answers are in the trailer, and you go to bed first?

    I saw lots of stupid stuff like that.
  13. Church AV Guy

    Church AV Guy Godfather

    Jul 9, 2007

    Could the main character be any more two dimentional? I thought the performance was totally flat.

    Since when can you shoot a fleeing suspect in the back?
  14. cj9788

    cj9788 Hall Of Fame

    May 14, 2003

    Tennessee v. Garner, 471 U.S. 1 (1985) is the US Supreme Courts guidelines for the use of force where a Memphis Police officer shot a fleeing felon in the back, the justices held that deadly force "may not be used unless necessary to prevent the escape and the officer has probable cause to believe that the suspect poses a significant threat of death or serious physical injury to the officer or others."
  15. Drucifer

    Drucifer Well-Known Member

    Feb 12, 2009
    NY Hudson...
    Grimm is finally returning.

  16. cj9788

    cj9788 Hall Of Fame

    May 14, 2003
    It is about time......
  17. Drucifer

    Drucifer Well-Known Member

    Feb 12, 2009
    NY Hudson...
    Season 3 starts on 25 Oct 2013 at 9PM EDT
  18. dpeters11

    dpeters11 Hall Of Fame

    May 30, 2007
    And TVBythenumbers is already calling it a lock for renewal, as it is approaching the minimum requirement for syndication after this season.
  19. Drucifer

    Drucifer Well-Known Member

    Feb 12, 2009
    NY Hudson...
    I gotten to like it a lot more than Once Upon a Time. Even tho, I still watch both regularly.

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