Scream Queens Season 1 Episode 8 Review And Recap! Mommie Dearest!

Grace pays Dean Munsch a visit in hopes of claiming her part of the bargain. Dean Munsch hesitates to honor her promise since the information could boomerang back to her and hit her between the eyes, hypothetically. As a consolation price, she gives Grace the name of the girl who died in the bathtub, Sophia Doyle. That might not be much, but at least it’s a start. Grace almost looks disappointed that it’s not her mom’s name. Wow, she really wants to be that bathtub baby.

SCREAM QUEENS: Billie Lourd in the "Mommie Dearest" episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

SCREAM QUEENS: Billie Lourd in the “Mommie Dearest” episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

We finally find out Grace’s real reason for attending the University and joining Kappa. She is convinced she is the infamous bathtub baby. Her brainstorm session with Pete leads them to the insane asylum in search of clues to find the hag of Shady lane. They come across the shocking truth about Gigi. To make things more complicated, they find out that there were not one, but two babies involved; a boy and a girl.

SCREAM QUEENS: Billie Lourd in the "Mommie Dearest" episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

Meanwhile, Dean Munsch goes for a nice hot shower. Looks like an opening to a horror movie; however, she gets the upper hand by being one step ahead of the psychos. After failing to get through to the new and improved 911 connection, she is left alone to fight her own battles; three against one seems hardy fair. She is faced with two red devils and a Supreme Court Justice. Luckily, an affair during her junior year in Hong Kong finally paid off; she taught him every position, and he taught her some killer moves.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Niecy Nash and Keke Palmer in the "Mommie Dearest" episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Niecy Nash and Keke Palmer in the “Mommie Dearest” episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

Denise slithers her way into the Kappa house unnoticed. I guess after getting rejected all those years ago, she finally got her chance to move into the Kappa house. Chanel #3 finds her frying up mozzarella sticks down in the kitchen. Yup, the same fryer that cooked the maid’s face. Chanel #3 takes Chanel’s advice and tries to make her endless supply of money work for her. She offers Denise a hefty reward in exchange for solid evidence to tie Zayday to the killings. Since Denise is already after Zayday, this offer simply sweetens her hunt.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Jamie Lee Curtis and the Red Devils in the "Mommie Dearest" episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Jamie Lee Curtis and the Red Devils in the “Mommie Dearest” episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

Jennifer is having her own crisis; candle related of course. Denise walks in to question her about Zayday. Jennifer has nothing but nice things to say about Zayday and refuses to believe she is capable of being the killer. Regardless, Denise presses on and Jennifer finally spills the truth about one incident. In means of making her feel welcomed, Zayday shared a traumatic experience she had from High School that left her seeking “real” revenge from all rich mean girls. Zayday comes out of the bathroom to crash their party and threatens them both for taking behind her back.

Not too long after Jennifer gets the blade; sooner than we ever imagined. Surrounded by candles, the enthusiastic candle vlogger tastes the blade doing what she loved the most in the world. Cheers to her farewell candle vlog.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Jamie Lee Curtis and the Red Devils in the "Mommie Dearest" episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Jamie Lee Curtis and the Red Devil in the “Mommie Dearest” episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

Denise announces that she hasn’t come across any solid evidence against Zayday, but requests an advance to fund her investigation. Clearly annoyed by the lack of evidence Chanel agrees to her terms and leaves for her date with Chad; night of the thousand compliments. Chad is still a work in progress; he can’t seem to burst out of his bubble. Denise and the girls follow a burning smell to find Jennifer’s lifeless body covered and surrounded with candle wax. The red devil was clearly making a statement by making her the center piece.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Jamie Lee Curtis and the Red Devils in the "Mommie Dearest" episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

SCREAM QUEENS: Niecy Nash in the “Mommie Dearest” episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

On the other side of town, Grace confronts Gigi about the picture and all the lies, but she plays it cool without a flinch. Gigi snaps back with Grace’s glaring daddy issues; how this is all just a ploy to get her dad back all to herself. Gigi drops another ugly bomb, her sudden engagement to Wes. Grace storm out appalled by the unpleasant surprise. She visits her dad immediately to warn him about Gigi. Her visit doesn’t go as planned; she ends up mistrusting her dad and running away from him too.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Billie Lourd and Lea Michele in the "Mommie Dearest" episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Billie Lourd and Lea Michele in the “Mommie Dearest” episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

After Jennifer’s death, Dean Munsch is forced to officially close down the campus since it occurred on the University property. Chanel loses her mind when she sees this closure affecting her social life and her future with Chad. Chanel is determined to use all her resources to prove that Zayday is the red devil killer. After having unsuccessful results with her minions, she ventures across the pond to get results; yup, all the way to Scotland Yard. Even though they have no jurisdiction in the United States, they manage to find a few interesting details.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Billie Lourd, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer and Niecy Nash in the "Mommie Dearest" episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Billie Lourd, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer and Niecy Nash in the “Mommie Dearest” episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

The Scotland Yard officers come across some alarming information about Chanel #5. She has been unsuccessfully trying to kill Chanel for awhile, but hasn’t been able to acquire the help she needed to carry it out. Chanel was clearly amused, but irritated at the fact that she is nowhere closer to accusing Zayday for all the murders. However, they do find an intensive criminal record of Grace’s mother. Chanel is finally thrilled to have something over the walking jaw line.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Lea Michele, Billie Lourd, Abigail Breslin, Emma Roberts and Niecy Nash in the "Mommie Dearest" episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Lea Michele, Billie Lourd, Abigail Breslin, Emma Roberts and Niecy Nash in the “Mommie Dearest” episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

Grace finally gets back to the Kappa house only to be ambushed by Chanel. She is confronted about her mother and her dreadful history. Chanel goes on to accuse Grace for being the serial killer. The truth about her mother knocks her hard; but Grace returns the favor by slapping Chanel all the way back to last season.

Meanwhile, Denise takes charge over the Kappa house as the house mother. She steals Chanel #5’s wardrobe. It’s nice to see her out of her uniform. She looks fabulous rocking those threads and heels. After overhearing the conversation between Chanel and Grace, Denise forces Chanel to apologize to Grace. She dangles Chad in front of Chanel to make sure she follows through with it.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Billie Lourd, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer, Niecy Nash and Lea Michele in the "Mommie Dearest" episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Billie Lourd, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer, Niecy Nash and Lea Michele in the “Mommie Dearest” episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

Grace goes back to her dad, Wes. They are not having a great week at all and she can’t seem to catch a break. She finally finds out that all of Chanel’s accusations are true about her mom. Wes comes clean and confesses to setting the house on fire to cover up any evidence left behind of Grace’s mom. Her mother wasn’t a figure he really wanted her to meet. Wes has been trying to protect her by sparing her from the unsightly truth. Grace snaps back, “I am my mother’s daughter dad.” That does not sound good. Gigi walks in right after Grace runs off. Concerned about Wes and Grace, Gigi reveals about her failing academics and her mental stability; she pushes Wes to institutionalize Grace for her own safety.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Billie Lourd, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer, Niecy Nash and Lea Michele in the "Mommie Dearest" episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Niecy Nash and Emma Roberts in the “Mommie Dearest” episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

To our surprise, Chanel actually apologizes to Grace about the Mommie ambush. She shares the story of her own not so great mother. This is as close as you’ll get to a bonding session with her. Chanel joined Kappa to get all the bitch out of her. It’s the space she needed away from her awful mother. Nevertheless, Grace points out that she has turned Kappa into the exact mother she is running away from. Hopefully this will be an eye opener for Chanel to evaluate her future direction with the house.

SCREAM QUEENS: L-R: Billie Lourd, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer, Niecy Nash and Lea Michele in the "Mommie Dearest" episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

SCREAM QUEENS: Lea Michele in the “Mommie Dearest” episode of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Nov. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patti Perret/FOX.

The episode ends with a quick look at Boone. We finally see him again after his “murder”. He works out in the gym disguised as Joaquin Phoenix. He is definitely one of Gigi’s killers and seems to be sick of hiding around. Is Boone the baby boy? Who is his next victim?

Until next week, keep on screaming!

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