The Grinder

  1. Episode 22 Full Circle
    The Grinder Season Finale Recap: Getting Them Off One Last Time The Grinder has been one of the most delightful surprises of the year.
  2. Episode 21 Divergence
    The Grinder Recap: Side Stories “We’re gonna find something. We’ve just gotta not look in all the right places.”
  3. Episode 20 For the People
    The Grinder Recap: A Family of Liars The Sandersons take on a well-worn sitcom trope: the anniversary dinner.
  4. Episode 19 A System on Trial
    The Grinder Recap: Getting People Off Focus groups are a big deal for Dean.
  5. Episode 18 Genesis
    The Grinder Recap: The Grinder Begins … Again This might be the funniest episode of the show so far.
  6. Episode 17 From the Ashes
    The Grinder Recap: To Grind or Not to Grind? There’s a grand conspiracy against Sanderson & Yao, and Stewart needs a Grinder to crack the case.
  7. Episode 16 Delusions of Grinder
    The Grinder Recap: The Only Sane Man in the Universe Someone is trying to gaslight Stewart. Could it be Dean?
  8. Episode 15 The Ties That Grind
    The Grinder Recap: Stop Being So Dramatic It’s time for Dean to say good-bye to Mitchard Grinder.
  9. Episode 14 The Retooling of Dean Sanderson
    The Grinder Recap: Take the Wheel At Stewart’s urging, Dean goes to therapy. And he’s very gung-ho about it.
  10. Episode 13 Grinder vs. Grinder
    The Grinder Recap: … What Did You Just Say? Timothy Olyphant returns, which can only mean one thing: It’s a fake lawyer face-off!
  11. Episode 12 Blood Is Thicker Than Justice
    The Grinder Recap: Personal Stuff There’s a Dean-size hole in Stewart’s life.
  12. Episode 11 Exodus: Part 1
    The Grinder Recap: How to Ruin Taco Night Is Stewart finally sick of his brother crashing at his place?
  13. Episode 10 The Olyphant in the Room
    The Grinder Recap: A Simple Man and His Simple Law The Grinder is one of the strangest shows I’ve ever seen.
  14. Episode 9 Grinder Rests in Peace
    The Grinder Recap: RIP, Mitchard Grinder Let’s hope this weird Grinder rivalry between Rob Lowe and Timothy Olyphant lives on.
  15. Episode 8 Giving Thanks, Getting Justice
    The Grinder Recap: Give Me a Spritz I don’t know who runs the guest-star department over at The Grinder, but they are killing it.
  16. Episode 7 Buckingham Malice
    The Grinder Recap: Sex Vacation This week’s Grinder is, once again, a marked improvement on the episode that came before it.
  17. Episode 6 Dedicating This One to the Crew
    The Grinder Recap: The Shadow Boys This was the most promising Grinder episode yet.
  18. Episode 5 A Bittersweet Grind
    The Grinder Recap: It’s Ethan! Dean being a lovable lunkhead is the basis of the show, but it seems to be at risk of letting him run away with it.
  19. Episode 4 Little Mitchard No More
    The Grinder Recap: Church for the Blind This week’s installment was by far the funniest one since the pilot.
  20. Episode 3 The Curious Disappearance of Mr. Donovan
    The Grinder Recap: Fire in the Mole The Grinder isn’t going to work unless the Grinder is fallible from time to time, and this entire episode was clearly designed to check that box.
  21. Episode 2 A Hero Has Fallen
    The Grinder Recap: But What If It Didn’t? This is a pretty weak outing, with little of the snap that characterized the pilot’s courtroom scenes.
  22. Episode 1 Pilot
    The Grinder Series Premiere Recap: Thanks for Watching The Grinder isn’t groundbreaking, but it shows signs of life.

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