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Grimm: To Protect and Serve Man

Hank realizes that a murderer that he captured seven years ago may have actually defended himself against Wesen, and convinces Nick to help him reopen the case before the murderer is executed. Meanwhile, Renard convinces Eddie to help him with his obsessive behavior.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x11
Airdate: Friday November 09th, 2012

Director: Omar Madha
Writer: Dan E. Fesman

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Seven) Oct 03, 2013

Guest Stars
Lisa VidalLisa Vidal
As DA Lauren Castro
Jason GedrickJason Gedrick
As Craig Ferren
Jamie McShaneJamie McShane
As Johnny Kreski

Co-Guest Stars
Bradley GoodwillBradley Goodwill
As Grant Hoschen
Patrick OuryPatrick Oury
As Coyote Prisoner
Katie WalderKatie Walder
As Elisha
Max MasinMax Masin
As Greg Nelson
Beth HarperBeth Harper
As Distressed Woman
Bill GeisslingerBill Geisslinger
As Agent Robert Anderson
Nahanni ArntzenNahanni Arntzen
As Monique Dyson
Pierre BrulatorPierre Brulator
As Store Manager (as Pierre Brulatour)
Ken BallengerKen Ballenger
As Warden Stocker
Zach MyersZach Myers
As Speechwriter
Chris CarnellChris Carnell
As Miles Kreski
Main Cast
David GiuntoliDavid Giuntoli
As Det. Nick Burkhardt
Russell HornsbyRussell Hornsby
As Lt. Hank Griffin
Bitsie TullochBitsie Tulloch
As Juliette Silverton / Eve
Sasha RoizSasha Roiz
As Captain Sean Renard
Reggie LeeReggie Lee
As Sgt. Andrew Wu
Bree TurnerBree Turner
As Rosalee Calvert


The beast was simply the Call of the Wild personified... which some natures hear to their own destruction...

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ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Antonio VivaldiSpringJohnny cooks supper

Episode Quotes
Grant Hoschen: I'm a public defender, not a miracle worker. I deal with fifteen cases a day, I have no personal life. Can I offer anybody a tissue?

Hank: I'm sorry I dragged you into this.
Nick: You didn't. My family did.
Hank: Well as long as you got somebody else to blame, let's do this.

Craig Ferren: I don't know why you believed me when no one else would.
Hank: I believe there are things that we don't understand in this world. That doesn't mean they don't exist.

Cultural References
Title: To Protect and Serve Man

The title is play on the Twilight Zone episode "To Serve Man". Aliens helping mankind leave behind a book and the government, translating only the title, believe the book instructs the aliens in how to help humans. At the end they translate the rest of the book and realize that it is a cookbook.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorJim Kouf  |  Stephen Carpenter  |  David Greenwalt
Executive ProducerNorberto Barba  |  Sean Hayes (2)  |  Todd Milliner  |  David Greenwalt  |  Jim Kouf
Co-Executive ProducerRichard Hatem  |  Dan E. Fesman  |  David Simkins  |  Alan DiFiore
ProducerSteve Oster
Co-ProducerLynn Kouf  |  Julie Herlocker
Associate ProducerJessica Badenoch
Production DesignerSteven Wolff
EditorGeorge Pilkinton
CastingDonna Rosenstein  |  Marlo Tiede  |  Eryn Goodman  |  Lana Veenker
Unit Production ManagerBruce Carter
First Assistant DirectorPaul B. Pedreira
Second Assistant DirectorJason Ruffolo
MusicRichard Marvin
Music EditorScott Schirle
Music SupervisorOliver Hild
Costume DesignerAlexandra Welker
Key GripBruce Lawson
Set DesignerSteve Saylor
Set DecoratorRachel Thomson
Location ManagerShaun Gavin
Transportation CoordinatorNik Edgerton
Property MasterDrew Pinniger
Construction CoordinatorAllun Vick
Production AssistantNick Peet
Production Sound MixerTyler B. Stephens
Script SupervisorYona Prost
Production CoordinatorDawnn Pavlonnis
Assistant EditorRevis Meeks
Supervising Sound EditorCormac Funge
Re-Recording MixerRoberta Doheny  |  Joe DeAngelis
Story EditorSpiro Skentzos  |  Akela Cooper
Stunt CoordinatorMatt Taylor (1)
Art DirectorAdam Reamer
Assistant Production CoordinatorJennifer Bertram (1)
Post Production CoordinatorJason Chu
GraphicsCarly Sertic
Costume SupervisorAnnette Lewis
Special Makeup Effects ArtistBarney Burman
Visual Effects SupervisorEdward Irastorza
Main Title DesignJarik Van Sluijs
Production AccountantKristen M. D'Angelo
"A" Camera OperatorTim Spencer
Department Head HairDoreen Van Tyne
Visual Effects ProducerAdam Lambert (2)
Department Head Make-upJojo Myers Proud
Assistant To The Executive ProducerAlexander Greenwalt  |  Kyle McVey
Special Effects CoordinatorKai Shelton
"B" Camera OperatorNils Benson
Final ColoristPhilip Azenzer
Writers' AssistantBrenna Kouf  |  Jeff Miller (3)
Greens PersonCharlie Carlsen
Visual Effects Assistant EditorRon Rauch
ADR Voice CastingGeorgia Simon
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