Wukong, Bajie and Wujing’s attempts to deny that they stole the ginseng fruit are going to go very well. I’m sure the Lord Equal to Earth won’t mind that they destroyed the one of a kind mystical tree that’s older than the Earth itself.
This episode contains attempts at both corporal and capital punishment, including the use of boiling oil. Caoimhe and M.J. also get sidetracks discussing institutional abuse by the Catholic Church.
“Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation” on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_and_Baby_Homes_Commission_of_Investigation
Episode artwork is an iron pot unearthed in Hulunbuir, via Alamy: https://www.alamy.com/an-iron-pot-from-the-sui-and-tang-dynasties-was-unearthed-in-hulunbuir-the-inner-mongolian-national-cultural-relics-exhibition-at-the-inner-mongolia-m-image353588564.html