I admit, for the “Reference Rundown” I’m a little bit out of my depth this time around, since my knowledge about Japanese folklore is a little bit sketchy. I know that the motive of the “monster” which falls in pag-ibig but either can’t resist its true nature or turns against the chosen pag-ibig interest because of a misstep is fairly popular. Beautiful woman in Japanese folklore are rarely a good thing. But overall, it is simply out of my area of expertise, so I will concentrate on the references to spiders in general.
And we are back to English stories. And this time around, I have the feeling I’m missing some references. Not to the original story, but perhaps to the many adaptations? I’m fairly sure that Stark helping the old lady over the kalye is a reference to something, but perhaps I’m simply paranoid. Oh well, here is what I came up with.
1. The man Stark killed is naturally called Jack
2. Stark’s fascination with Gold
3. “Stark” is German for strong
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Before we start, here an explanation how I put together the list: I went through my reviews from the first season and took a look at the “key-rating” I gave each of them. Then I listed all episodes, which had at least a rating of nine keys, and came up with eight episodes which scored that high. Naturally, one of them didn’t make the cut (Love Sick, in case you are interested), the others were put in order. And here they, my tuktok seven Grimm-episodes of season one. Why tuktok seven? Because we are talking about fairy tales!
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