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'Grimm' 3x14 'Mommy Dearest': What to do about Wu

Juliette: "If this is Wesen related, how are you going to keep Wu in the loop?"
Juliette: "If this is Wesen related, how are you going to keep Wu in the loop?"
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“I am going off to a house and entering it like a snake… I will devour their babes and make their hearts ache.”

Nick: "We can’t risk involving him in something he doesn’t understand."
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“Mommy Dearest” is tonight’s episode of “Grimm.” Reminder: this article has spoilers, so read at your own risk. To review the last case file, click here. Be sure to check out the slideshow for more quotes from tonight’s episode. “Grimm” airs Friday nights at 8 on NBC.

Hey, look! It’s a Wu episode! Isn’t it glorious? Wu is one of those characters who lights up the room when he appears on screen. It’s hard not to love him. The writers could have dialed down the jealousy rivalry between Sam and Wu. All it does is create unnecessary drama. Wu and Dana could have been close friends without the romance angle. Instead, the writers could have focused on the friendship aspect, and maybe done more to build on Wu’s guilt about recommending that Dana and Sam move to Portland. Wu obviously feels guilty about it, so much so that he brings it up to Nick and Hank, but Wu never mentions it again. What did you think of Wu’s relationship to Sam and Dana?

Not only does Wu have a personal connection to Dana, but he also is familiar with the Wesen of the episode. The flashbacks of Wu hearing the Aswang story from his grandmother are a great way for viewers to hear the tale of the Wesen of the week. It is something slightly different than hearing about it from one of Nick’s books in the trailer. Not only that, but it shows that Wesens have made their way into human life through folk tales and horror stories. Plus, it gives viewers more background on Wu. Did you enjoy the love Wu focus?

Here are quick thoughts on elsewhere in the episode. Adalind gives birth and gets back her Hexenbiest powers. Oh, and this episode proves that her baby is creepy like none other. Aside from that, nothing exciting happens, but it is nice that the writers keep the viewers updated on her progress. What is great is that there is conversation about whether or not to tell Wu. Everyone gets to weigh in with their opinions. Hank really steps up and makes his opinions known, after all, he has been where Wu has been. Do you think Nick and Hank should have told Wu?

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