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Recap / Grimm S 1 E 10 Organ Grinder

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We shall see the crumbs of bread... and they will show us our way home again.

Geiers prey on the homeless of Portland, harvesting their organs. Nick wants to tell Juliette that he is a Grimm. Captain Renard gets a warning from the creature world.


This episode provides examples of:

  • Bilingual Bonus: Folter Clinic: "Folter" is German for "torture".
  • Chekhov's Gun: Hansen's bracelet, which he takes apart to use as a trail to the holding facility.
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  • Deadly Doctor: Most of the Geiers can be found at a clinic for homeless people.
  • Fairy Tale Motifs: Hansel and Gretel.
  • Fan Disservice: There's a shot of Grace in her bra and panties—while Geiers are preparing to cut her open.
  • Finger in the Mail: The Reaper who got his ear cut off by Renard in Lonelyhearts sends it back to Renard, with the promise that he will claim Nick's head.
  • Human Resources: Human organs are medicine for Wesen. For example, human testes are the Wesen equivalent of Viagra.
  • Karmic Death: The head doctor falls into the fire pit where she and her workers disposed of their victims.
  • Organ Theft: Teens are being found by a clinic, kidnapped, their organs harvested for Wesen use, and their bodies disposed of in a fire pit.

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