Bones: Season 3, Episode 8

The Knight on the Grid (20 Nov. 2007)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama
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The Gormogon killer strikes again, and his next play is a little close to home. Russ returns to face a parole violation when his girlfriend's daughter takes a turn for the worse.

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Construction workers find a rat-eaten, naked, stabbed body. The knee-caps were surgically removed, and sent by mail to Bones, loaded with Gormogon (extinct secret cannibalistic society) clues. It's Douglas Cooper, vicar-general of Washington D.C.'s archbishop Stephen Wallace, on sabbatical to write an esoteric book on pagan rites and early Christianity. The anti-masonic Gormogon symbolism spells an incredibly complex clues cascade Zach relishes in, and reveals the work of a second, much older killer, who apprenticed the dead one. Booth brings in Sweets, who proves smart and helpful in the ensuing, dangerous battle of wits. Written by KGF Vissers

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When Temperance reads to Hayley, it is from the end of Chapter 1 of 'The Secret Garden' by Frances Hodgson Burnett. See more »

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The envelope containing the kneecaps state that Dr. Brennan's apartment is in the northwest part of DC. However the zip code on the envelope is in the southeast part of DC. See more »

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Dr. Jack Hodgins: Look. "Pater mortuus."
Special Agent Seeley Booth: It means "dead father."
Dr. Jack Hodgins: *You* know Latin? Dude!
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Altar boy.
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References Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) See more »

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Bore-Me-Gone
28 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I must admit I am not crazy about these Gormogon episodes, just as I was never fond of the conspiracy episodes of THE X FILES. Gormogon bores me. The gang is closing in on this flesh-eating killer in this episode, so he decides to turn the tables on them and tries to kill B&B while he goes about his ritualistic work. What might play OK on the printed page does not fare so well on screen. More interesting is the subplot involving the return of Brennan's fugitive brother, so that he can see his sick stepdaughter. Brennan's dad figures into that return. We get to meet the previous Gormogon, by the way, for those who are into this story arc.


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