Twisty, tense and satisfyingly dark, Grimm
has returned from its season 5 break better than ever...
This review contains spoilers.
5.7 Eve Of Destruction
“We are at war.”
And so our favourite fairy-tale-based procedural returns following its break for the holidays, and bloody hell, it's back with a kick!
I’m not sure who spiked the writers’ punch over the festive period but this week’s episode was twisty, tense and satisfyingly dark in places. More importantly, it hinted at its biggest and most ambitious storyline to date.
To recap, Portland is under threat from the Wesen uprising. Nick, Monroe, Renard, Hank and Wu are trapped and all in serious danger until Juliette appears – blonde and back from the dead – to save them.
We discover Juliette was still alive when Chavez took her and Trubel from Nick’s. Somehow they managed to turn mild-mannered Juliette into their own Nikita,