TV Club: A legendary monster story gets the Grimm treatment, as we go full Wesenstein

Because The A.V. Club knows that TV shows keep going even if we’re not writing at length about them, we’re experimenting with discussion posts. For certain shows, one of our TV writers will publish some brief thoughts about the latest episode, and open the comments for readers to share theirs.

  • Grimm‘s checked off a lot of the major myths in five-plus years, but there a few of the big ones that it’s steered away from, either due to overuse in other adaptations or difficulty fitting to it into this universe. But if “The Son Also Rises” is any indication, it’s possible there’s a third option and they’re saving the best for last. The show tackles the Frankenstein myth and does a bang-up job of doing so, embracing both the terror and the loneliness that exists within it. They may as well bring …

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