Grimm: Season 1, Episode 20

Happily Ever Aftermath (4 May 2012)

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After a man and his wife are scammed out their fortune by a Madoff-like fraudster, the husband approaches his wife's evil stepmother for financial assistance. But she refuses and is soon ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Arthur Jarvis
Lucinda Jarvis
Spencer Harrison
Trish Hunter ...
David Williams ...
Bernard Aidikoff
Felicia Tuck ...
Mavis' Assistant
Detective Gubser (as Bob Pescovitz)


After a man and his wife are scammed out their fortune by a Madoff-like fraudster, the husband approaches his wife's evil stepmother for financial assistance. But she refuses and is soon after murdered by a Murcielago - a bat-like creature that kills with a sonic scream. Written by Rudy1957

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The title quote and loose plot come from the classic fairytale "Cinderella". See more »


When Arthur walks into the house, and the camera is looking down on him, you can see the yellow tape showing his mark on the floor. See more »


Monroe: It's a legendary liminal being.
Nick Burkhardt: And that means what?
Monroe: Well, its two distinct states of existence simultaneous within one physical body. The duality of humanity. The yin and the yang. The Ike and Tina Turner of it all.
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Cinderella Retold in a Dark Way
18 June 2014 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

The crook Bernard Aidikoff commits suicide when the police officers come to arrest him for a Ponzi scheme. The investor Arthur Jarvis summons his friend Spencer Harrison and explains that he had invested all the money with Aidikoff and he is broken. Spencer tells him to borrow money from Mavis Kerfield that is the stepmother of his wife Lucinda. Arthur visits his mother-in-law and she refuses to lend money to him. During the night, Mavis is visited by a frightening creature that emits a loud scream and she falls over the balcony of her house and dies in the middle of broken crystals from her chandelier. On the next morning, her daughter Tiffany finds her body and Nick and Hank investigate the case. They interview her two sisters and Arthur, Lucinda and Spencer, and nick suspects of Spencer, who is a bat-like creature named Murciélado Matraca. Meanwhile Juliette snoops around the murder of Nick's parents and the detective in charge of the investigation tells that the case was reclassified as homicide many years ago and sends the pictures of the four suspects.

"Happily Ever Aftermath" is an entertaining episode of Grimm with the story of Cinderella retold in a dark way and a different twist, where the Prince Charming and she do not live happily ever after. This time, Hank is very close to learn the secret of his partner. Why Nick has not searched information about the death of his parents is weird. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "E Viveram Felizes para Sempre" ("And They Lived Happily ever After")

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