Bones: Season 3, Episode 8

The Knight on the Grid (20 Nov. 2007)

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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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Booth claims to know Latin because he was an altar boy. However, since the Catholic church largely discontinued Latin masses in 1965, he would have had to have been trained prior to that year, which would put his age in the mid-50s. Furthermore, most altar boys did not learn the Latin language but memorized the prayers by rote without knowledge of grammar or vocabulary. See more »

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Dr. Lance Sweets: I'm totally into the Gormogon file. And it's my opinion you're looking for a duo.
Dr. Temperance Brennan: How did you get the file?
Dr. Lance Sweets: Booth.
Dr. Temperance Brennan: [Upset, she turns to Booth] You gave him the case file?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Time out, okay? He came up with the whole duo thing.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: We found another widow's son skeleton. This one's complete.
Dr. Temperance Brennan: [Begrudgingly] The teeth marks suggest... two cannibals.
Dr. Lance Sweets: Really. That's awesome! It's like the Sith lords, man. There's always only two of them.
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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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