Rendered unconscious by the poison-spitting Baron, who had already turned many of Portland's citizens into ravening loonies, homicide detective/Grimm Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli) ended last season being stuffed in a box, which is where the story picks up. While Nick's Wesen beastie besties Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) and Rosalee (
Still, as epic as "Grimm" goes, it remains anchored by Nick's metamorphosis into a new kind of Grimm/cop/man, one that seeks justice rather than retribution and comes to understand the monster that lurks within it all. NBC, Fridays, 9 p.m.
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"Bones." Eight years and countless imaginatively mangled corpses later, Temperance Bones (
"Dancing on the Edge." Capitalizing on our current infatuation with period British drama (how many weeks until
Lush sets, lavish costumes, and the golden light favored by historical dramas make "Dancing on the Edge" a visual feast, while its overtones of racism, classism and general social turmoil gives it an edge too often lacking from "Downton." Also, great music. Starz, Saturdays, 10 p.m.
On the upside, Daryl is now an official hero, which is fun; Carol (Melissa McBride) has taken on some new and disturbing but kind of awesome duties and Hershel (