Grimm Review – My Fair Wesen

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Oh, how I love Trubel. 😉

In all seriousness, she’s a really fun character! She has the right instincts for a Grimm, even if she doesn’t really know how to handle herself. Hopefully that’s something Nick can continue to work with her on, so she doesn’t almost screw things up again, like she did with Sgt. Wu. Although when they talked about their nightmares… he hasn’t forgotten. How could he?

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The scene with Monroe and Rosalee was really cute, even though everyone was nervous. It would’ve been nice if Trubel had been a bit more friendly, but after everything she’s been through, it’s going to take a while for her to believe that there are nice Wesen in the world.

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The plot of the week – an interesting retelling of My Fair Lady/Pygmalion – was made even more fun with Trubel’s intervention. It was likely those Grimm instincts coming out, but she just couldn’t keep her nose out of it – and she was right. As it led back to research in the trailer, they found out that the Wesen they were after was a Lebensauger. But then Trubel found an account of a Siegbarste in the books and told Nick and Hank that her foster parents were killed by one , and that’s what prompted her to run away. Her history is starting to make sense.

Meanwhile, Adalind is busy finding out about what Mommy left behind for her. As it turns out, it’s just a storage unit. Adalind goes there looking for something and eventually finds it – a spell book – but it takes her forever to get the thing open. Surely I’m not the only one who figured out that it would have to be her blood? Hexenbiests seem to be all about blood.

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Adalind also made nice with Sean, which is worrying considering what Viktor told her to do. All Adalind cares about right now is her baby and her powers. That means that Nick, Sean, and everyone else in Portland are all in danger… and it doesn’t seem that Sean realizes that at the moment, unless he’s faking it, too…

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The big throwdown comes when Trubel gets herself picked up by Donna, the Lebensauger who was Ken’s (the main Lebensauger behind the shoplifting ring) partner. She manages to avoid the full-on look-in-the-eyes with both Donna and Ken (having learned earlier from Rosalee and Monroe how that works with Wesen) and infiltrates their little den. Soon enough, however, Ken wants his time alone with the new girl – and Trubel kicks his butt. She does an amazing job, and then Nick and Hank show up to help her finish the two off.

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Trubel has a lot to learn about being a Grimm still, but luckily Nick hasn’t given up on her yet. Here’s hoping they’ll continue to work together… and Juliette remains patient. The fact that Trubel is drawing Wesen and describing them in her own diary makes one think…

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P.S. What’s up with the old guy who has one of the keys?!

Vicki Dolenga