Always down for a good horror series, I like to pass judgment on the newbies myself. As genre fans, do we care about Nielsen ratings? We just want a good dark story we can call our own. While others fell by the wayside this past year (The River, The Killing), a miniscule few survived the network cuts. One of them is Grimm, and if you haven’t caught on yet, this horror/cop drama is imaginative and intriguing and worth your time and support.
There were days, way back when, when you couldn’t even get good horror on cable. Non theater access to Dawn of the Dead and the like was something I had always longed for in a vision of a possible future. Now we have our zombie series wet dream, The Walking Dead, and shows like Grimm that inject a welcome amount of fictional blackness into our humble homes. While Grimm plays on NBC, and can’t hold a candle to the rawness of Kirkman’s series, it’s about as good as you can expect from a public, family network. Gore, monstrous violence, and intrigue; enough to keep us coming back each week. READ MORE