The Grinder: Season 1


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1 Sep 29


When his long-running hit series comes to an end, Dean finds himself at a crossroads in life and decides to move back to his small home town thinking he has the experience to t…

2 Oct 06

A Hero Has Fallen

After the exciting and victorious Krantz case, Sanderson & Yao gets flooded with cases. Dean, in his usual fashion, wants them to pick the next big case. Stewart disagrees,…

3 Oct 13

The Curious Disappearance of Mr. Donovan

Convinced that the only explanation for Claire’s non-interest in him is that she’s a mole, Dean tells Stewart that Claire is sharing secrets with a rival firm. Although Stewart…

4 Oct 20

Little Mitchard No More

When a new couple, Lyle and Vanessa Gerhart, comes into their life, Stewart and Deb deal with “The Dean Effect” – people liking you only because you have a fa…

5 Nov 03

A Bittersweet Grind (Une Mouture Amer)

Just as Dean prepares to give up on what he thinks is a hopeless search for love, he is reunited with Gail, an old flame who restores his belief in romance. Meanwhile, Deb enco…

6 Nov 10

Dedicating This One to the Crew

When Ethan chooses to audition for the school play instead of following in his father’s footsteps by joining the tech crew, it highlights the differences between those wh…

7 Nov 17

Buckingham Malice

Stewart convinces Dean he can’t keep using his celebrity if he really wants to be a “regular guy.” But when the brothers find themselves in serious trouble, Dean’s fame might b…

8 Nov 24

Giving Thanks, Getting Justice

After spending several holidays away from the family, Dean is thrilled to be reunited with them for his first real Thanksgiving celebration in a long time. But his overexciteme…

9 Dec 01

Grinder Rests in Peace

“The Grinder: New Orleans” — a spinoff of the original hit series, asks Dean to film a scene giving closure to his beloved character, Mitch Grinder. Not surprisingly, Dea…

10 Jan 05


About The Grinder

THE GRINDER follows a famous TV lawyer who, after his hit series, “The Grinder,” is canceled, moves back home and joins his brother at their family’s real-life law firm – despite having no formal education, no bar certification, no license to practice and no experience in an actual courtroom.