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"The Son Also Rises"
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Episode Information
Air date: February 24, 2017
Written by: Todd Milliner &
Nick Peet
Directed by: Peter Werner
Opening Quote: A Vindication of the Rights of Men
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Transcript: Transcript
Episode Guide
Previous Episode:
"Blind Love"
Next Episode:
"Tree People"
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"The Son Also Rises" is the eighth episode of Season 6 of Grimm and the one hundred and eighteenth episode overall. It first aired on February 24, 2017 on NBC.

Press Release

WHEN LOSS MEETS SCIENCE AN UNSTOPPABLE CREATION ARISES - VIK SAHAY GUEST STARS - Deadly attacks on a team of scientists lead Nick (David Giuntoli), Hank (Russell Hornsby) and Wu (Reggie Lee) on an investigation unlike any they have had before. Meanwhile, as the research continues into the origins of the cloth, Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) and Rosalee (Bree Turner) learn that Eve (Bitsie Tulloch) is still feeling the after effects of the death grip. Elsewhere, Capt. Renard (Sasha Roiz) reaches out to an old friend to get answers to the origins of the symbols drawn by Diana.


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Grimm - Eve's Got a Bad Feeling About This (Episode Highlight)

Grimm - Eve's Got a Bad Feeling About This (Episode Highlight)

Production Notes


  • Nick tells Monroe and Rosalee about the skull-like figure in the mirror portal that he and Eve saw. ("Blind Love")
  • Eve has another encounter with the portal figure, this time with it reaching out of a mirror and choking her.
  • Eve woges for the first time since the night she was healed by the stick. ("The Beginning of the End")
  • Renard works on figuring out what the symbols he saw Diana drawing mean.
  • Nick refers to Eve as Juliette.
  • Eve moves out of the loft and starts staying in the spice shop basement.


  • This was the first episode that Todd Milliner wrote or co-wrote after he was the one who came up with the original idea for Grimm.
  • The title is a reference to the 1926 novel, The Sun Also Rises, written by Ernest Hemingway.
  • The results of the experiments done on Victor Shelley's son are a reference to Frankenstein's monster.
  • Victor Shelley's name is also a reference to this novel. Dr. Frankenstein's first name was Victor. The author of the novel was Mary Shelley.
  • The Hills & Mazy Cemetery is a reference to Hazy Mills Productions, which is one of the production companies for Grimm, which was formed in 2004 by Todd Milliner and Sean Hayes.
  • The picture of Robert Johansson, whose left arm was used in the experiment by the scientists, is of Bruce Lawson who was a key grip for Grimm.
  • The funeral director is credited as Harold C. Melville, but in the episode, his office door says Harold D. Melville.


Episodes of Grimm

Season 1

"Pilot" • "Bears Will Be Bears" • "Beeware" • "Lonelyhearts" • "Danse Macabre" • "The Three Bad Wolves" • "Let Your Hair Down" • "Game Ogre" • "Of Mouse and Man" • "Organ Grinder" • "Tarantella" • "Last Grimm Standing" • "Three Coins in a Fuchsbau" • "Plumed Serpent" • "Island of Dreams" • "The Thing with Feathers" • "Love Sick" • "Cat and Mouse" • "Leave It to Beavers" • "Happily Ever Aftermath" • "Big Feet" • "Woman in Black"

Season 2

"Bad Teeth" • "The Kiss" • "Bad Moon Rising" • "Quill" • "The Good Shepherd" • "Over My Dead Body" • "The Bottle Imp" • "The Other Side" • "La Llorona" • "The Hour of Death" • "To Protect and Serve Man" • "Season of the Hexenbiest" • "Face Off" • "Natural Born Wesen" • "Mr. Sandman" • "Nameless" • "One Angry Fuchsbau" • "Volcanalis" • "Endangered" • "Kiss of the Muse" • "The Waking Dead" • "Goodnight, Sweet Grimm"

Season 3

"The Ungrateful Dead" • "PTZD" • "A Dish Best Served Cold" • "One Night Stand" • "El Cucuy" • "Stories We Tell Our Young" • "Cold Blooded" • "Twelve Days of Krampus" • "Red Menace" • "Eyes of the Beholder" • "The Good Soldier" • "The Wild Hunt" • "Revelation" • "Mommy Dearest" • "Once We Were Gods" • "The Show Must Go On" • "Synchronicity" • "The Law of Sacrifice" • "Nobody Knows the Trubel I've Seen" • "My Fair Wesen" • "The Inheritance" • "Blond Ambition"

Season 4

"Thanks for the Memories" • "Octopus Head" • "The Last Fight" • "Dyin' on a Prayer" • "Cry Luison" • "Highway of Tears" • "The Grimm Who Stole Christmas" • "Chupacabra" • "Wesenrein" • "Tribunal" • "Death Do Us Part" • "Maréchaussée" • "Trial by Fire" • "Bad Luck" • "Double Date" • "Heartbreaker" • "Hibernaculum" • "Mishipeshu" • "Iron Hans" • "You Don't Know Jack" • "Headache" • "Cry Havoc"

Season 5

"The Grimm Identity" • "Clear and Wesen Danger" • "Lost Boys" • "Maiden Quest" • "The Rat King" • "Wesen Nacht" • "Eve of Destruction" • "A Reptile Dysfunction" • "Star-Crossed" • "Map of the Seven Knights" • "Key Move" • "Into the Schwarzwald" • "Silence of the Slams" • "Lycanthropia" • "Skin Deep" • "The Believer" • "Inugami" • "Good to the Bone" • "The Taming of the Wu" • "Bad Night" • "Set Up" • "The Beginning of the End"

Season 6

"Fugitive" • "Trust Me Knot" • "Oh Captain, My Captain" • "El Cuegle" • "The Seven Year Itch" • "Breakfast in Bed" • "Blind Love" • "The Son Also Rises" • "Tree People" • "Blood Magic" • "Where the Wild Things Were" • "Zerstörer Shrugged" • "The End"

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