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Season 5
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Number of EpisodesAired

22Oct 30, 2015 - May 20, 2016


"The Grimm Identity""The Beginning of the End"

Season Information
Announced: February 5, 2015
Slogan: Vengeance rises from the ashes.
Executive Producers: Norberto Barba
David Greenwalt
Jim Kouf
Sean Hayes
Todd Milliner
Stars: David Giuntoli
Russell Hornsby
Bitsie Tulloch
Silas Weir Mitchell
Sasha Roiz
Reggie Lee
Bree Turner
Claire Coffee
DVD/Blu-ray: Grimm: Season Five
DVD/Blu-ray Release: September 27, 2016
Season Guide
Previous Season:
Season 4
Next Season:
Season 6

Season 5 is the fifth season of Grimm. Grimm was renewed for a fifth season on February 5, 2015, and the season was filmed in the Portland, Oregon area. Filming for season 5 began on July 7, 2015.

The first episode of the season, "The Grimm Identity", aired on October 30, 2015 and the season five finale, "The Beginning of the End", aired on May 20, 2016.

Season Notes

Episodes went back to airing Fridays at 9 PM after the last nine episodes of season 4 aired at 8 PM on Fridays.

Season Recap

Coming at the conclusion of the season.




Name Episode(s) Written
Jim Kouf "The Grimm Identity" (co-wrote)
"Wesen Nacht" (co-wrote)
"Map of the Seven Knights"
"Into the Schwarzwald" (co-wrote)
"The Believer" (co-wrote)
"Set Up" (co-wrote)
David Greenwalt "The Grimm Identity" (co-wrote)
"Wesen Nacht" (co-wrote)
"Into the Schwarzwald" (co-wrote)
"The Believer" (co-wrote)
"Set Up" (co-wrote)
Thomas Ian Griffith "Clear and Wesen Danger"
"Eve of Destruction"
"Key Move"
"The Beginning of the End"
Sean Calder "Lost Boys"
"Bad Night"
Brenna Kouf "Maiden Quest"
"Silence of the Slams"
"The Taming of the Wu"
Michael Golamco "A Reptile Dysfunction"
"Skin Deep"
Jeff Miller "The Rat King"
Kyle McVey "Inugami"
Martin Weiss "Good to the Bone"


Name Episode(s) Directed
Norberto Barba "Clear and Wesen Danger"
"Into the Schwarzwald"
"Bad Night"
"The Beginning of the End"
John Behring "Eve of Destruction"
"The Believer"
Eric Laneuville "The Grimm Identity"
"Key Move"
Aaron Lipstadt "Lost Boys"
"Map of the Seven Knights"
David Straiton "A Reptile Dysfunction"
"Silence of the Slams"
Carlos Avila "Star-Crossed"
Hanelle Culpepper "Maiden Quest"
Karen Gaviola "Skin Deep"
David Greenwalt "Set Up"
Darnell Martin "Wesen Nacht"
Terrence O'Hara "The Taming of the Wu"
Sharat Raju "Inugami"
Lee Rose "Lycanthropia"
David Solomon "The Rat King"
Peter Werner "Good to the Bone"


New Wesen


Not Returning or Completely New

Wesen Returning from Past Seasons

Mentioned or Appeared in Grimm Diaries only

New Wesen

Past Season Wesen


Episode Summaries


Episode Promotional Images

Key art

Season Premiere

Midseason Winter Premiere

Grimm's 100th Episode


Gag Reel

Behind the Scenes

DVD/Blu-ray Release

Main article: Grimm: Season Five

Season 5 was released on September 27, 2016 on DVD and Blu-ray. Both have 5 discs featuring all 22 episodes.

Set Details Special Features
  • 22 Episodes
  • 5-Disc Set
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
    (Blu-ray) English (DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1), French (DTS 5.1)
  • Subtitles: English, French
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Gag Reel
  • A Grimm New World
  • Unlocking the Mystery: Inside the 100th Episode
  • Fome Tour
  • (Blu-ray Only) Grimm Guide




See Also

Seasons of Grimm
Season 1Season 2Season 3Season 4Season 5Season 6