And we also always had the image of the book itself closing, and that being the final image, except for saying 'thank you' to the fans. By signing up, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy. While Kelly leaves, Diana stares for a minute on the Grimm diaries before showing her purple eyes.

"[14], Regarding the fans' efforts to save the show through many petitions on Change.org, Kouf commented "I think the fans are fantastic for doing that. He tries to revive Hank (Russell Hornsby) and Wu (Reggie Lee) with the stick but it doesn't work. Previous Grimms have had to lead their lives alone and these very dark, solitary paths. Diana then tells Nick that Zerstörer is dead and as such, they are all safe. Just then, Zerstörer's body disintegrates and his remains create a portal and begins to suck the staff within. I just couldn't get over that. I mean, just imagine if we had just killed everybody and he just walks off to the drug store! 20 years later, in a modernized trailer, a person narrates how Nick managed to defeat him with his blood, and the ones from Kelly, Marie and Trubel, who is also revealed to be his third cousin on his mother's side. But then you have Kelly who is a Grimm raised by a Grimm (and another Grimm if Truble stayed around), and Diana raised by a bunch of people teaching her everything about everything. "[19], Les Chappell from The A.V. This time around, we not only got poor decision-making skills but also some of the most head-scratching moments of deus ex machina I've seen the entire series! Privacy Policy. Gonna. "The End" is the series finale of the supernatural drama television series Grimm, consisting of the 13th episode of season 6 and the 123rd episode overall, which premiered on March 31, 2017, on the cable network NBC. Grimm gave us an epilogue, jumping ahead 20 years, showing Nick's son, Kelly, continuing the tradition of keeping the Grimm diaries going. Do you have any last words for your fans that just finished this series with you?

Somehow we just kind of pulled it off for a whole 123 episodes with an arc that makes sense. Every time we did it it was emotionally difficult because we are connected to all of them. "[17] Greenwalt, for his part, said, "We so appreciate the broad reach of this kind of storytelling. The show centers on Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli), a Portland Police Department homicide detective who discovers that he is the last descendant of a group of guardians named "Grimms" who had to protect the world from a group of Wesen, mythical creatures which only the Grimms can see. Zerstörer disappears before Nick suffers a breakdown. We really hope they liked these last two episodes and that it works for them. Download the TV Guide app for iPhone, iPad and Android! The flash forward shows us a grown up Kelly and Diana, but what about Rosalee's babies? The Grimm series finale eventually delivered a happy ending for Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli), but he had to go through the worst possible personal hell to reach it. Who was the hardest person to "kill off" in this episode? Whether or not that undercuts what was building up to be a remarkably violent and somber end will likely depend on how much mileage you get from the idea of ghosts returning to help the living in their time of need. He eventually made the right choice though and thus was allowed to return to his life before Zerstorer went through the mirror, rejoining all of his friends and to continue living in peace. "[14] Regarding a spin-off or anything related to the scenes, Kouf said, "We always thought it was a fairytale ending, and fairytales don't seem to end. Is There Big Brother Season 24? And that was really the theme, his deepening purpose as a post-modern Grimm. Nick leaves but sends Trubel to the cabin to protect them.

[3] Later, when NBC unveiled its fall schedule for the 2016-17 television schedule, Grimm was given the 9:00 p.m. at Fridays timeslot but no premiere date was announced. Everyone would have had a big fit. It turns out that Zerstorer never actually made it to Portland. Nick, Kelly, Trubel and Marie then join and attack Zerstörer, managing to cut one of his arms. "[25], scene where he and Eve returned from the Other Place, "NBC Renew/Cancel standings, week 19: 'Grimm' outlook isn't as rosy anymore", "NBC Fall Schedule: The Blacklist, Blindspot on the Move, Comedies Return to Thursday", "Grimm Creators on the Final Season: "We Had a Good Run, "The final script of an amazing 6 seasons of @NBCGrimm.

Nick decides to give him the stick but Trubel takes it and runs into the woods. If we do, it'll be a very fun ride, with major events. He warns Adalind (Claire Coffee) and Renard (Sasha Roiz) about it but they tell him that Zerstörer not only wants Diana (Hannah R. Loyd), he also wants Kelly. A literal devil walking the earth for ultimate power, a nigh nuclear poison to be brewed that takes all their combined talents, and the intervention of Grimms from beyond the grave — all of it is on display here. You have to dump her immediately. Because it's the final season you see many loose ends being tied up." "[18], "The End" received positive reviews. What are they doing in the future? Sometimes he paid dearly for them, like Juliette going evil...He didn't just cut off your head instantly if you were a Wessen. Nick refuses to let go of the staff and is sucked into the portal. Whether or not these characters will be in the spinoff has not been disclosed. That hopefully will play for them.

Then to go not only full circle in terms of a myth/legend/fairy tale but actually go out to the future and have a guy say, 'What you've been seeing is all true. Even though there are some quibbles, they're quibbles that are as much a part of the Grimm experience as the witticisms and monsters. It's nice to finish a thing and sometimes it's nice to continue it in a way if it's fascinating enough. There's no room for love in this kind of life you're going to be leading."

And he was willing to give up the world so that he could have his loved ones, as anyone would do in that position. Kelly and Diana are recruited to a secret agency, a branch of Hadrian's Wall, Brotherhood Grimm. Kathleen Wiedel from TV Fanatic was more critical of the finale, giving it a 2.5 star rating out of 5, stating: "Not. Meanwhile, in the spice shop, Eve (Bitsie Tulloch), Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) and Rosalee (Bree Turner) do research to find a way to kill Zerstörer. [11] For her part, Bitsie Tulloch mentioned that the themes of the finale were "Family, loyalty, revenge, forgiveness. Sign up and add shows to get the latest updates about your favorite shows - Start Now. Opening quote: "Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.". Greenwalt: We had so many darn babies in that show. He uses his staff to strangle Trubel before Nick arrives.

David Greenwalt: We needed a worthy opponent for this finale. Nick is hurled into the scene where he and Eve returned from the Other Place in Monroe's house with everybody alive. Thank you to our fans! Greenwalt: Nick is a more post-modern Grimm. Kouf: Finishing it the way we wanted to finish it. He kind of held on and didn't make those sacrifices. If it wasn't for the emergency of Nick's ancestors to help him finally overtake Zerstorer, the Grimm would have handed over the stick in order to save himself from having to live a life without any of the people he loves. Diana appears and announces that Zerstörer will arrive as Nick's stick reveals his location, intending to retrieve it. Have you guys considered a Grimm spin-off and if so, what would it be centered on? On April 5, 2016, Grimm was renewed for a sixth season by NBC, despite decreasing ratings and being "on the bubble" for 2 months.

Kevin Yeoman from Screen Rant, wrote, "There's an It's A Wonderful Life quality to Grimm ' s final few moments (before an obligatory time jump reveals that Nick's son Kelly and Diana are carrying on the family tradition 20 years in the future) that brings everyone back …

He concludes by saying, "Some will say it's just a myth, legend or fairy tale but I know it's true because my father told me so", revealing to be a grown-up Kelly Burkhardt (Kevin Joy). The episode was written by series co-creators David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf and was directed by Greenwalt.