Okay, let's be honest . . . GRIMM is never going to be a Deep Thinker, but did tonight's moral ambiguity/expediency issues take the second star to Ethical Grey Area and then continue straight on 'til Straight-Up WTF-ery? Spoilers welcomed and greeted with a free drink.

[EDIT: Woke up and found myself main-paged. If I thought a general audience was reading this, I would have done crazy things like use complete sentences and build phrases that made the remotest bit of sense. That said, I haven't changed any of my text below, and will address your (most likely logical and merited) concerns in the comments.]

At least they didn't pretend the Big Reveal was a surprise . . . this was one of the few times that I felt like the writers *knew* the audience was . . . oh . . . roughly 4o minutes ahead of the characters (especially after that World's Most Interesting Rabbit episode earlier this year). Of COURSE the two bad guys were the same person.

But, um . . . the only way out of the problem is to arbitrarily force a single gender onto the Halua Tiki Tavi (yeah, yeah)? 'Cause otherwise they'll just escape the system?

I call bullshit. I call MOOSEshit. I call big hairy smelly DINOSAUR shit.

What the actual fuck?

Since when does this show give one half of a good god damn about putting inconvenient Wesen through the courts? Really? Hell, half the time Nick just kills them and figures out how they "deserved" it later.

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This show picks up all the nastiest innuendos of eugenics, trans-phobia, and "cultural norm" decriers and CHOOSES to use its bully pulpit to apologize for them? Tiny tarantula tits, people—what the ever-loving fuck was being passed around the writers' room when that decision was made?

I let Grimm slide with a lot, and they've made some questionable choices in the past, but this was the first episode that full-on violated my Basic Human Decency standards.

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Am I crazy? Overreacting? Overreacting AND crazy?

Oh, and one other thing . . . since it appears that Cap is now going to get all shirty shirtless about being a Zwheihaurbieszt instead of "half-Hexenbiest" (which has served the show fairly well for several seasons now): have they built out that mythology and I missed it? There *were* episodes where my brain Could Not Even and spent the rest of the hour playing parcheesi in the corner.