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Grimm: The Thing with Feathers

Nick tries to take Juliette on a romantic weekend so he can propose, but they both get involved with an abusive creature husband and his wife who are living nearby. Meanwhile, Renard tells Adalind to pull Hank in now that he's hooked on her.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x16
Airdate: Friday April 06th, 2012

Director: Darnell Martin
Writer: Richard Hatem

Alternate Airdates:

CA (CTV) Apr 06, 2012
AU (Seven) Jul 25, 2012

  • Currently 7.3/10
7.3/10 (12 Votes cast)


Special Guest Stars
Bree TurnerBree Turner
As Rosalee Calvert

Guest Stars
Claire CoffeeClaire Coffee
As Adalind Schade
Azura SkyeAzura Skye
As Robin Steinkellner
Josh RandallJosh Randall
As Timothy Steinkellner

Co-Guest Stars
Eric RiedmannEric Riedmann
As Gary Cardero
Tim BloughTim Blough
As Sheriff Munson
Main Cast
Dave GiuntoliDave Giuntoli
As Det. Nick Burkhardt
Russell HornsbyRussell Hornsby
As Lt. Hank Griffin
Bitsie TullochBitsie Tulloch
As Juliette Silverton
Sasha RoizSasha Roiz
As Captain Sean Renard
Reggie LeeReggie Lee
As Sgt. Wu


Sing my precious little golden bird, sing! I have hung my golden slipper around your neck...

Read the full recap
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
DonovanSeason of the WitchHank and Adalind together

Episode Quotes
Monroe: I have a bikram class at 6 a.m. and hot yoga on too-little sleep is how groin-pulls happen.

Monroe: Klaustreich, total jerks. Women love them, but it never ends well. Isn't that always the way?
Nick: I don't know.

Monroe: Molly, my girlfriend from high school, left me for a klaustreich, so I might be a wee bit riled up about them. He told her he loved her. He got her pregnant. She ended up delivering his litter at prom. Her parents were not thrilled.

Rosalee Calvert: Look, I really appreciate you helping me out with all this.
Monroe: Well, you'll never know when I might need a discount on... tincture of prickle poppy?
Rosalee Calvert: Yeah, that's for, um, romantic stamina.
Monroe: Oh. Well... no wonder I didn't know what it was.

Monroe: Hey, Nick, I thought a vacation for you kind of meant, you know, vacation for me, too.
Nick: Look, I'm sorry. You know, this wasn't part of my weekend plans. Hey, how was hot yoga? You pull a groin or anything?
Monroe: My groin is fine, thank you.

Juliette: I can't believe you remember what we had on our first date.
Nick: How can I forget that? That's the most expensive date I ever had in my life.
Juliette: Not if you add in what happened after that.
Nick: Ooh. Yeah, or after that.

Timothy Steinkellner: Are you insane?
Nick: Well, I'm in the woods, I just cut a golden egg out of a girl's neck, you tell me.

Cultural References
Wu: Curl up on the couch with my cat Samson, watch The Apprentice marathon, and have a bite to eat.

Referencing the US adaptation of the UK series, where business magnate Donald Trump assigns the contestants to do do various tasks. The last man standing becomes Trump's apprentice in real life.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorDavid Greenwalt  |  Stephen Carpenter  |  Jim Kouf
Executive ProducerNorberto Barba  |  Sean Hayes  |  Jim Kouf  |  Todd Milliner  |  David Greenwalt
Co-Executive ProducerDan E. Fesman  |  Jose Molina
Supervising ProducerAlan DiFiore
ProducerCameron Litvack  |  Steve Oster
Co-ProducerJulie Herlocker
Consulting ProducerRichard Hatem
Associate ProducerJessica Badenoch  |  Bettina Zachariah Treviranus
Production DesignerCraig Stearns
EditorChris G. Willingham
CastingJudith Sunga  |  Donna Rosenstein  |  Lana Veenker
Unit Production ManagerBrett Cranford
First Assistant DirectorPaul B. Pedreira
Second Assistant DirectorJason Ruffolo
MusicRichard Marvin
Music EditorScott Schirle
Music SupervisorAlicen Catron Schneider
Costume DesignerAlexandra Welker
Key GripBruce Lawson
Set DecoratorRachel Thomson
Location ManagerShaun Gavin
Transportation CoordinatorNik Edgerton
Property MasterDrew Pinniger
Construction CoordinatorAllun Vick
Production AssistantMichael Hall  |  Laura Hoyt  |  Jesse Bellis  |  Tyler Beem  |  Jenna Rae  |  Nathan Dinihanian
Production Sound MixerTyler B. Stephens
Script SupervisorP.R. Tooke
Production CoordinatorDawnn Pavlonnis
Assistant EditorLance Stubblefield
Supervising Sound EditorSusan Cahill
Re-Recording MixerNello Torri  |  Alan Decker
GafferJonathon Bradley
Director of PhotographyCort Fey
Stunt CoordinatorMatt Taylor (1)
Art DirectorAdam Reamer
Assistant Production CoordinatorJennifer Bertram (1)
Post Production CoordinatorJason Chu
Costume SupervisorAnnette Lewis
Visual Effects SupervisorEdward Irastorza  |  Adam Lambert (2)
Main Title DesignTony Meister  |  Kevin Vaisman
Production AccountantKristen M. D'angelo
"A" Camera OperatorTim Spencer
Department Head HairDoreen Van Tyne
Department Head Make-upJojo Myers Proud
Special Effects CoordinatorKai Shelton
"B" Camera OperatorNils Benson
Final ColoristCharlotte Grau
Visual Effects Assistant EditorTim Brinker (2)
ADR Voice CastingGeorgia Simon
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