List of Bones episodes

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The following is a list of episodes for the American television series, Bones. The series premiered on September 13, 2005 on the Fox Network and currently comprises four seasons.

The first season finale was aired on May 15, 2006 while the second season was broadcast between August 30, 2006 and May 16, 2007. The third season ran from September 25, 2007 to May 19, 2008. The fourth season premiered on September 3, 2008.

As of April 14, 2009, a total of 77 episodes of Bones have aired.


[edit] Series Overview

Season 77 episodes have aired as of April 9, 2009 Originally aired DVD releases
Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
1 22 2005 – 2006 US/CAN: November 28, 2006[1] UK: October 30, 2006[2] AUS/NZ: January 11, 2007[3]
2 21 2006 – 2007 US/CAN: September 11, 2007[4] UK: October 15, 2007[5] AUS/NZ: December 3, 2008
3 15 2007 – 2008 US/CAN: November 18, 2008 UK: November 17, 2008 [6] AUS/NZ: March 4, 2009
4 26 2008 – 2009 UK: September 21, 2009 [3]

[edit] Season 1: 2005–2006

The first season of Bones was originally aired in the American television season of 2005 - 2006.

# Title Writer(s) Director Original airdate Production code
1 "Pilot" Hart Hanson Greg Yaitanes September 13, 2005 1AKY79
After returning to Washington, D.C., renowned forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan is called in by FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth to aid an FBI investigation involving a set of bones found hidden in a lake. 
2 "The Man in the S.U.V." Stephen Nathan Allan Kroeker September 20, 2005 1AKY02
An SUV explodes outside a cafe, killing several civilians. When Dr. Brennan confirms the identity of the deceased driver to be the leader of the Arab-American Friendship League, the authorities suspect the man to be a terrorist. Through examining the human remains of the driver, Brennan and her team are able to help Agent Booth to find the killer and stop a potential terrorist act involving the President. 
3 "A Boy in the Tree" Hart Hanson Patrick Norris September 27, 2005 1AKY01
A boy is found hanging from a tree at an exclusive private school, apparently having committed suicide. Things quickly become more complicated when the school attempts a cover-up. 
4 "The Man in the Bear" Laura Wolner Allan Kroeker November 1, 2005 1AKY04
Dr. Brennan reluctantly joins Agent Booth to travel to Washington State, where a human arm was found inside the stomach of a bear. As Brennan identifies the man, she discovers that he might have been a victim of a cannibal
5 "A Boy in a Bush" Steve Blackman & Greg Ball Jesús Salvador Treviño November 8, 2005 1AKY05
A six-year-old boy's remains are found near a shopping mall and when he is confirmed by Dr. Brennan to be the same boy who went missing from a local park, Booth and Brennan's team work together to find his murderer. 
6 "The Man in the Wall" Elizabeth Benjamin Tawnia McKiernan November 15, 2005 1AKY06
During a fight at a dance club, a wall breaks open to reveal a mummified corpse and a stash of methamphetamine. When Brennan and her team identifies the deceased to be a former DJ of the dance club, Booth and Brennan investigate a rival DJ and the owner of the dance club. 
7 "A Man on Death Row" Noah Hawley David Jones November 22, 2005 1AKY03
Howard Epps, a death row inmate, has less than two days left before his execution. When his attorney asks for Booth's help to prove his innocence, Booth agrees to look over the case and asks Brennan and her team to help him, even though he is convinced of Epps' guilt. 
8 "The Girl in the Fridge" Dana Coen Sanford Bookstaver November 29, 2005 1AKY07
Brennan's former professor and ex-lover, Michael, comes to Washington, D.C. and the two quickly resume their relationship. After Brennan and her team help Booth identify a young woman found in a refrigerator, they proceed to find out who had killed the woman. As Brennan works to gather evidence for the prosecution, she discovers that Michael has been appointed as an expert witness for the defense. 
9 "The Man in the Fallout Shelter" Hart Hanson Greg Yaitanes December 13, 2005 1AKY08
Two days before Christmas, Booth brings in the body of a man found in a fallout shelter. While Brennan is eager to examine the body, her colleagues want to go to the company's Christmas party. When Zack cuts into the bones of the man, he accidentally releases a deadly fungus that causes the team, including Booth and Dr. Goodman, to be quarantined over Christmas. 
10 "The Woman at the Airport" Teresa Lin Greg Yaitanes January 25, 2006 1AKY10
Brennan and Booth investigate the body parts of a woman found in different locations by Los Angeles International Airport. However, Brennan and her team have trouble identifying the victim when they discover that she had extensive cosmetic surgery done, which altered the core architecture of her skull. 
11 "The Woman in the Car" Noah Hawley Dwight Little February 1, 2006 1AKY09
An agent from the state department is sent to perform a security review on Brennan and her team. Meanwhile, the burnt body of a woman is found in a car with signs that her child was kidnapped, leading Booth and Brennan to suspect the father, Carl Decker. Their investigation is complicated when Decker turns out to be in the witness protection program. 
12 "The Superhero in the Alley" Elizabeth Benjamin James Whitmore Jr. February 8, 2006 1AKY12
A decomposed corpse in a superhero outfit is found in an alley. Booth and Brennan discover that the victim was a fan of comic books and had engaged in role playing with his friends, but his attempt at being a hero had deadly consequences. 
13 "The Woman in the Garden" Laura Wolner Sanford Bookstaver February 15, 2006 1AKY13
Brennan joins Booth in his investigation regarding a dug-up corpse found in the back of a gang member's car. When Brennan and her team examine the original burial site of the corpse, they find another empty grave, leading Booth to believe that there was a double homicide. 
14 "The Man on the Fairway" Steve Blackman Tony Wharmby March 8, 2006 1AKY14
Brennan and Zack investigate a small jet crash that was carrying some Chinese diplomats and an unidentified female guest. At the crash site, Brennan finds some bone fragments that do not belong to any of the passengers, but might belong to a man who has been missing for five years. 
15 "Two Bodies in the Lab" Stephen Nathan Allan Kroeker March 15, 2006 1AKY15
Two cases are brought to the Jeffersonian Institute; one concerning the human remains of whom the FBI thinks is mob boss James Cuguni, while the other concerns a possible murder victim of serial killer Kevin Hollings. When Brennan narrowly misses being the target of a shooting while waiting for a date, it becomes probable that the shooter is connected to one of these cases. 
16 "The Woman in the Tunnel" Greg Ball & Steve Blackman Joe Napolitano March 22, 2006 1AKY11
The body of a documentary film-maker is found at the bottom of a tunnel shaft beneath Washington, D.C. Brennan and Booth are introduced to an underground society, whose leader thinks he might be responsible for the victim's death. 
17 "The Skull in the Desert" Jeff Rake Donna Deitch March 29, 2006 1AKY17
When Angela finds a skull in the desert on her vacation, she asks Brennan for help identifying the skull as she fears that it may be her missing boyfriend's. 
18 "The Man with the Bone" Craig Silverstein Jesús Salvador Treviño April 5, 2006 1AKY16
Booth brings Brennan to examine a 300-year-old finger bone that was found with a corpse in a national park. When they discover that the bone may have belonged to a pirate, the team is led on a hunt for pirate treasure. 
19 "The Man in the Morgue" Noah Hawley & Elizabeth Benjamin James Whitmore Jr. April 19, 2006 1AKY18
Brennan is on vacation in New Orleans identifying bodies of Hurricane Katrina victims. When she suddenly wakes up and realizes that she has lost her memory of the previous day, Booth flies down to help her. Soon, she becomes the prime suspect in a murder case. 
20 "The Graft in the Girl" Laura Wolner & Greg Ball Sanford Bookstaver April 26, 2006 1AKY19
The team helps FBI Deputy Director Sam Cullen's daughter, Amy, when she contracts a rare form of lung cancer after receiving a bone graft. Booth and Brennan learn she is not the only victim with this rare form of cancer. 
21 "The Soldier on the Grave" Stephen Nathan Jonathan Pontell May 10, 2006 1AKY20
A charred body found in a cemetery leads to the team investigating a possible cover-up involving a group of soldiers in the Iraq war. 
22 "The Woman in Limbo" Hart Hanson Jesús Salvador Treviño May 17, 2006 1AKY21
Booth opens an investigation into the disappearance of Dr. Brennan's parents when her mother's remains are discovered. Brennan reunites with her brother, who Booth brings to Washington, D.C. to help in the investigation. 

[edit] Season 2: 2006–2007

The second season of Bones was originally aired in the American television season of 2006 - 2007.

# Title Writer(s) Director Original airdate Code
23 (1) "The Titan on the Tracks" Hart Hanson Tony Wharmby August 30, 2006 2AKY01
Brennan and Booth investigate the site of a train wreck where the bodies of a senator and a high-profile businessman are found within the wreckage. The businessman's body is found in a car on the train tracks, and at first glance, it is an apparent suicide. While investigating a possible connection between the two victims, Brennan and her team discover the businessman is still alive, but severely injured, at a local hospital, and the body at the scene is someone else. As the clues begin to unravel, the investigation gets more complicated when details of the man's private life are revealed, leading Brennan and Booth to a private detective who may hold key information. Meanwhile, Brennan is introduced to Dr. Camille Saroyan, a first-rate pathologist who has been hired as the head of forensics at the Jeffersonian, and more importantly, Brennan's boss. It doesn't take long for Brennan to figure out "Cam" is a little too familiar with Booth and that they share something of a past. Also, Booth encourages Brennan to visit her mother's gravesite for the first time 
24 (2) "The Mother and Child in the Bay" Stephen Nathan Jesús Salvador Treviño September 6, 2006 2AKY02
Booth and Brennan investigate the remains of a woman and fetus washed up on the beach of the Delaware Bay. The body is identified as that of Carlie Richardson, a pregnant newly-wed whose mysterious disappearance one year ago had been a major national news story. However, the immediate prime suspect, Richardson's husband, has also disappeared. Meanwhile, Booth is annoyed that his ex-girlfriend Rebecca, the mother of his son Parker, is letting Parker spend so much time with her new boyfriend. 
25 (3) "The Boy in the Shroud" Gary Glasberg Sanford Bookstaver September 13, 2006 2AKY03
Brennan and her team dig though the trash to find clues when a young man wrapped in a shroud is found among garbage. After Angela is able to identify the deceased boy, Cam quickly assumes the main suspect to be the boy's girlfriend, Kelly, who is a product of the foster system. Brennan is hurt by this as she is also a product of the foster system. Meanwhile, things get tense when Brennan and Cam struggle for power in their disagreement on work styles. Cam threatens to fire Brennan even if it costs her the whole Jeffersonian team. 
26 (4) "The Blonde in the Game" Noah Hawley Bryan Spicer September 20, 2006 2AKY04
Skeletal remains of a young girl are found, and when brought back to the lab, the team recognizes this is not just any murder but that of Howard Epps, who the team encountered in the first season, a convicted serial killer on death row. He left clues leading to another body, a fresh kill that is only a week old. Brennan and her team scramble to decipher Epps' cryptic clues as they try in a desperate effort to find his accomplice who has been killing for Epps. When they realize that another victim may be alive, the team works under pressure to try to find the young girl. 
27 (5) "The Truth in the Lye" Scott Williams Stephen DePaul September 27, 2006 2AKY05
Gruesome remains of a man dissolving in a bathtub of corrosive chemicals are found in a construction site. In a search of the man's identity, they realize he was living a double life with two different families. In what first appears to be a straightforward case of jealousy and insurance money, new clues send Brennan and Booth in a completely different direction and a third suspect is brought to light. Meanwhile, Brennan, curious, confronts Rebecca about her recent antics with Booth and her rejection of Booth's marriage proposal. 
28 (6) "The Girl in Suite 2103" Christopher Ambrose Karen Gaviola October 4, 2006 2AKY06
Brennan and Booth are called to the site of an explosion in a Miami hotel where several people were either injured or died, including an unidentified body that was found burned, thought to be that of the bomber. Initially, the explosion is thought to be the work of a Colombian drug cartel intending to target Judge Dolores Ramos, the Colombian judicial representative, who survived the blast. Diplomatic immunity and State Department official Alex Radziwill stand in way of Brennan and Booth's investigation as they pursue key clues about the case. 
29 (7) "The Girl with the Curl" Karine Rosenthal Thomas J. Wright November 1, 2006 2AKY07
Brennan and Booth investigate the death of Brianna Swanson, a young beauty queen whose decomposed remains are discovered at a water filtration plant. Brianna's father is the initial suspect, but new clues lead elsewhere. Brennan and Booth investigate Brianna's dance school, where they find new information leading to several suspects. Meanwhile, Hodgins works up the nerve to ask Angela out on a date. At first, she rejects due to their situation as co-workers but after seeking advice from Brennan and Cam, she agrees to go. 
30 (8) "The Woman in the Sand" Elizabeth Benjamin Kate Woods November 8, 2006 2AKY08
The team investigate the murder of a missing federal prosecutor and a related murder of a female boxer. Booth and Bones go undercover to infiltrate an underground fight circuit in Las Vegas. 
31 (9) "Aliens in a Spaceship" Janet Tamaro Craig Ross Jr. November 15, 2006 2AKY09
The team investigate the murder of two kidnapped teenage twin boys. The boys were placed in a spaceship-like capsule and buried alive underground. Soon, Brennan and Hodgins find themselves victims of the "Grave Digger", and Booth frantically searches for them as they slowly run out of oxygen underground. The case as broadcast has no conclusion (it will be solved in season 4). The Fox Network website initially displayed a summary for the episode which included an original ending where the Grave Digger was identified as the female reporter that coauthored a book about Grave Digger.[7] The summary was later revised to reflect the episode as broadcast in which the Grave Digger is unidentified and the scene replaced by character reunion moments.[8] 
32 (10) "The Headless Witch in the Woods" Stephen Nathan & Karine Rosenthal Tony Wharmby November 29, 2006 2AKY10
Brennan and Booth investigate the death of a young Blair Witch style film-maker. 
33 (11) "Judas on a Pole" Hart Hanson David Duchovny December 13, 2006 2AKY11
Zack defends his dissertation to obtain his doctorate and asks help from a colleague. Meanwhile, Booth and Brennan are called to the scene where a man's body was found gutted, burned and hung like a scarecrow on the roof of a hotel that housed Federal witnesses. Booth determines the victim was a snitch working in an organized crime syndicate. Brennan's brother, Russ, informs her of a phone call he received from their father, warning him that they are both in danger. Soon after, a priest contacts Brennan telling her that her father insists that she and Booth drop their case. They determine that the body found was actually an ex-FBI agent, who was tracking Russ to kill him - hence, giving reason to Brennan's father's warnings. 
34 (12) "The Man in the Cell" Noah Hawley Jesús Salvador Treviño January 31, 2007 2AKY12
Booth and Brennan are ordered to the cell of serial killer Howard Epps to identify the remains of an inmate. To their surprise, the charred remains don't belong to Epps. It's soon learned that Epps has escaped and is on a revenge path, which involves Booth's young son, Parker. Due to the danger of the case, Brennan must get FBI protection. Cam inhales a toxin while performing an autopsy, which puts her life in danger. 
35 (13) "The Girl in the Gator" Scott A. Williams Allan Kroeker February 7, 2007 2AKY13
When Booth is ordered to go see a psychiatrist after irrationally discharging his firearm, Brennan is paired up with Agent Tim Sullivan to investigate the apparent murder of a college student in the Everglades, and by the time the case is solved Sullivan and Brennan express their mutual interest in each other. 
36 (14) "The Man in the Mansion" Christopher Ambrose Dwight Little February 14, 2007 2AKY14
When a benefactor of the Jeffersonian is found murdered, it's up to the team to find out who, but Hodgins' past with the widow complicates matters. Meanwhile Booth continues to see the therapist, and Brennan is progressing in her exploratory relationship with Sullivan. 
37 (15) "The Bodies in the Book" Karine Rosenthal Craig Ross Jr. March 14, 2007 2AKY15
Three separate bodies are found murdered exactly the way Brennan wrote them in her new book. However, the killer's method was different every time, leading the team to believe that it was not one but three killers. Booth and Sully become concerned for Brennan, while she insists she can take care of herself. This increases tension between Sully and Brennan, straining their relationship. Booth tries to help them along, apparently fine with the couple. At the end of the episode, Sully and Brennan reconcile and Booth, walking away, looks back sadly. 
38 (16) "The Boneless Bride in the River" Gary Glasberg Tony Wharmby March 21, 2007 2AKY16
During Brennan's vacation, a woman's body is found with its bones removed. The team interviews people who knew the woman, but they all seemed to be hiding something. Meanwhile Sully tells Brennan that he had bought a boat and will be leaving for a year, at the end of the case, to give tours of the Caribbean. At the end of the episode Sully sails off in his new boat, "Temperance", while Brennan waves good-bye. 
39 (17) "The Priest in the Churchyard" Lyla Oliver Scott Lautanen March 28, 2007 2AKY17
Brennan and Zack examine corpses, which have been spilled out of their coffins, due to a burst water main in an old cemetery on the St. Agatha church grounds. However, as they identify the individual bodies to be put back in their proper place, they find one skeleton that is out of place. Father Donlan, who runs the church, says that all these bodies had been buried for at least 50 years and yet Brennan believes one of them was buried five years ago with no coffin. When it is confirmed that the deceased was murdered, Booth and Brennan investigate the priests and administrator of the church and argue about the validity of religion. 
40 (18) "The Killer in the Concrete" Dean Widenmann Jeff Woolnough April 4, 2007 2AKY18
The remains of a body are discovered encased in concrete, and Booth has a hunch the victim is connected to an organized-crime boss. Meanwhile, Brennan's estranged father pays her a visit. 
41 (19) "Spaceman in a Crater" Elizabeth Benjamin Jeannot Szwarc May 2, 2007 2AKY20
The team investigates the death of an astronaut who appears to have fallen to Earth from a high altitude. While Brennan and Booth question his associates at NASA, Hodgins theorizes about a conspiracy involving extraterrestrials. 
42 (20) "Glowing Bones In The Old Stone House" Stephen Nathan Caleb Deschanel May 9, 2007 2AKY21
Brennan and Booth are called by Homeland Security to investigate the scene at an old stone house where some glowing bones have been found. Fearing the remains might be radioactive, the pair don protective Hazmat suits and cautiously enter the house, where they find the glowing bones but no radioactivity. Back at the Jeffersonian, the team examines the bones and determines the identity of the victim, but there is no immediate explanation as to why the remains are emitting a green glow. With each of their specialties called upon, the whole Jeffersonian team joins Brennan and Booth in pursuing the murder mystery, which leads them to a group of friends who are shocked to discover that one of their own is the victim. During the course of the investigation, the victim and their friends' pages, along with the photos, videos and blogs they contain, are a virtual tool for the Jeffersonian team's search for answers. Meanwhile, Hodgins professes his love for Angela in a very unusual way. In the end, Angela decides to propose to Hodgins and they agree to get married. 
43 (21) "Stargazer in a Puddle" Hart Hanson Tony Wharmby May 16, 2007 2AKY22
The team works on finding how Chelsea Cole, a fan of astronomy who suffered from Werner's Syndrome, died. Meanwhile, Hodgins and Angela prepare for their wedding. Zack is asked to serve his country in Iraq. Brennan's father, Max, tries to let her in on her past and brings her a 1993 video of her mother. Booth and Max decide to get into a fist fight before Max surrenders to his arrest. 

[edit] Season 3: 2007–2008

The third season of Bones premiered on September 25, 2007 on the Fox Network. The third season of Bones premiered on November 3, 2007 in the UK on Sky One, but new episodes stopped airing after "The Boy in the Time Capsule" aired on December 13, 2007. The airing of new episodes resumed on April 10, 2008 with "The Knight on the Grid". Season 3 has finished airing as of May 19, 2008 in the US and May 29, 2008 in the UK. The season finale gained 586,000 viewers in the UK. All UK viewing figures are from the Broadcasters Audience Research Board. [4]

# Title Writer(s) Director Viewers Original airdate Code
44 (1) "The Widow's Son in the Windshield" Hart Hanson Ian Toynton 8.3 million (US)[9] Unknown (UK) September 25, 2007 3AKY01
The team investigates a case concerning a skull smashing through the windshield of a group of teenagers' car. The skull belongs to a violinist who disappeared after a concert and may have been a victim of cannibalism. While Zack is away, Brennan searches for a new assistant. Angela and Hodgins hire a private investigator to track down Angela's ex-husband. The case does not conclude at the end of the episode, but begins the recurring Gormogon story arc. 
45 (2) "Soccer Mom in the Mini-Van" Elizabeth Benjamin Allan Kroeker 7.98 million (US)[10] 848,000 (UK) October 2, 2007 3AKY03
A minivan explodes, killing its sole occupant, a woman who has been known to the FBI for nearly thirty years. The team investigates the crime which has links to a violent crime the woman was involved in while she was a member of the National Liberation Army in the 1970s. Meanwhile, Brennan visits her father, who is in prison after being arrested by Booth. 
46 (3) "Death in the Saddle" Josh Berman Craig Ross Jr. 8.3 million (US)[11] 842,000 (UK) October 9, 2007 3AKY02
After the decomposed body of a man, whose feet were removed and arms bound, is found in the woods, the team is called in to investigate. The man is discovered to have stayed at an S&M pony play retreat and was killed with a hoof knife. His wife discovered him at the retreat with another woman just before he died, and both become suspects in the case as well as the lover's ex-husband. Meanwhile, Angela attempts to go under hypnosis to find out the name of her husband nicknamed Birambau to divorce him in order to marry Hodgins. Though the hypnosis fails initially it ultimately leads her to the name, Grayson Barasa. 
47 (4) "The Secret in the Soil" Karine Rosenthal Steven DePaul 8.8 million (US)[12] 907,000 (UK) October 23, 2007 3AKY04
Booth and Brennan are called to investigate a decomposed body found on the grounds of a organic composting site. The body, belonging to the founder of an organic supermarket chain, was indicated by its unusually high temperature to have been incinerated. The team discovers a double homicide when flesh from another body is found, which turns out to have belonged to the first victim's daughter. Meanwhile, the FBI forces Booth and Brennan to undergo psychiatric counseling. 
48 (5) "Mummy in the Maze" Scott Williams Marita Grabiak 8.9 million (US)[13] 809,000 (UK) October 30, 2007 3AKY05
The FBI is called to investigate after the mummified remains of a teenage girl are found in a Halloween-themed maze. Brennan and her team determine that the girl has been dead for about a year. Another mummified remains of a teenage girl are found at a Halloween amusement park funhouse, who they determine to have been killed approximately two years ago. When the team finds out that a third teenage girl is missing, they realize they have until the Halloween holiday to save her. 
49 (6) "Intern in the Incinerator" Christopher Ambrose Jeff Woolnough 9.6 million (US)[14] 669,000 (UK) November 6, 2007 3AKY06
Employees of the Jeffersonian Institute become murder suspects when the remains of a Jeffersonian intern is found in the building's incinerator. Booth, Brennan and their team set about to investigate her death and find that she had been working on the Gormogon case, which is still open. They acquire further motives for her death when they discover that she had been in a romantic relationship with a Jeffersonian employee. Meanwhile, Booth poses as Cam's boyfriend and accompanies her to her family get-together. 
50 (7) "Boy in the Time Capsule" Janet Lin Chad Lowe 9.1 million (US)[15] 727,000 (UK) November 13, 2007 3AKY07
The body of a teenage boy is found by his former high school classmates to have been hidden inside a time capsule that was buried 20 years ago. As the team investigates the class of 1987 to find the boy's killer, they find a disk among his belongings, containing a game which would have been a landmark title in 1987 if released. They also discover that he was the father of one of his classmates' son. Brennan and Booth share high school memories while they receive some psychological profiling advice of the killer from their therapist, Dr. Sweets. 
51 (8) "The Knight on the Grid" Noah Hawley Dwight H. Little 8.7 million (US) [16] 612,000 (UK) November 20, 2007 3AKY08
Booth and Brennan's investigation into the death of an archbishop leads them back on the case of the Gormogon serial killer when the archbishop's kneecaps were discovered to have been surgically removed. They realize that the killer has a pattern for choosing victims after Angela finds a victim tree in the evidence vault. The team attempts to make predictions on who the next victim is while Dr. Sweets provides psychological insights into the killer for Brennan and Booth. Meanwhile, Brennan's brother reappears. 
52 (9) "The Santa in the Slush" Elizabeth Benjamin & Scott Williams Jeff Woolnough 9.6 million (US)[17] 696,000 (UK) November 27, 2007 3AKY10
Three days before Christmas, Booth, Brennan and their team are sent to investigate the death of a Santa Claus impersonator after his body was discovered in the sewer near a mall. The team discovers that the man's legal name was Kristopher Kringle and was highly regarded in his profession while he worked for a local "Rent-A-Santa" business. Meanwhile, Brennan and Booth find themselves under a mistletoe, and Brennan decides to spend Christmas with her father, brother and his family. 
53 (10) "The Man in the Mud" Janet Tamaro[18] Scott Lautanen[18] 8.54 million (US) 613,000 (UK) April 14, 2008 3AKY11
A body is discovered at Homestead Natural Hot Springs in a spring filled with mud. Booth and Brennan go to investigate the scene and find that the body is that of Tripp Goddard, a motorcycle racer who had been murdered about two weeks ago after a race. Sweets' girlfriend is also introduced. 
54 (11) "Player Under Pressure[20]" Janet Tamaro[21] Jessica Landaw[21] 8.64 million (US) 536,000 (UK) April 21, 2008 2AKY19 (On Script) 3AKY12 (Otherwise)
All team members are working to identify the bones from a college athlete who suffered a lot of fractures. After the body is identified they talk to his sister and somebody who acted as a sort of an adviser for the deceased. Zack is overwhelmed by having to reconstruct the crushed bones to form a skeleton. (Note: The air date of this episode, which involves deaths on a college campus, was originally supposed to be in April 2007, but was not released at the time in the wake of the Virginia Tech massacre (Aired in Spain, see Wikipedia in spanish, April 08, 2008 in la Sexta.)[19] 
55 (12) "Baby in the Bough[20]" Karine Rosenthal[22] Ian Toynton [22] 9.8 million (US) 583,000 (UK) April 28, 2008 3AKY09
A woman's car is run off the road and she is killed, but her baby miraculously survives the accident. Booth and Brennan go to the woman's hometown to try to find out who's responsible for running her car off the road. Bones, with help from Booth, takes care of the baby until the team finds out who killed the mother. 
56 (13) "The Verdict in the Story[20]" Christopher Ambrose Jeannot Szwarc 8.23 million (US) 489,000 (UK) May 5, 2008 3AKY13
Brennan's father Max Keenan is on trial for the alleged murder of FBI Deputy Director Kirby. Everyone on the team, except for Brennan, is called as a witness for the prosecution during the trial. Brennan on the other hand is the forensics advisor for the defense, and she must rely on both her dedication to her family and her skill as an anthropologist to help free her father. 
57 (14) "Wannabe in the Weeds[20]" Josh Berman[23] Gordon C. Lonsdale[23] 9.42 million (US) 468,000 (UK) May 12, 2008 3AKY14
A wannabe singer Tommy Sour is found on a grassy location. The investigation leads Brennan, Booth, and Cam to the Checker Box Restaurant where Tommy used to sing. There are several suspects who took part in the open mic contest there, with talent scouts in the audience. The group comes together with a startling revelation for Brennan. At the end of the episode, Booth is shot while protecting Brennan, and it is not known if he survived. 
58 (15) "The Pain in the Heart" Hart Hanson & Stephen Nathan Allan Kroeker 10.15 million (US) 586,000 (UK) May 19, 2008 3AKY15
After Booth's "funeral" (which was in fact a cover operation, Booth being very much alive), a human jawbone shows up at the Jeffersonian, Brennan and the team quickly realize that the Gormogon serial killer has struck again. In a shocking turn of events, an explosion in the lab sends Zack to the hospital; Gormogon's silver skeleton goes missing from the basement vault; and every Jeffersonian employee becomes a suspect, with the realization that one of their very own has been working with the twisted and elusive serial killer. 

[edit] Season 4: 2008–2009

Season 4 began on September 3, 2008 in the US on the FOX network and began on September 25, 2008 in the UK on Sky1. Bones went on a hiatus on November 27, 2008 and returned on February 19, 2009 in the UK.

# Title Writer(s) Director Viewers Original airdate Code
59-60 (1)-(2) "Yanks in the U.K." Hart Hanson & Karine Rosenthal Ian Toynton 9.96m (US) 848,000 (UK) September 3, 2008 3AKY19/3AKY20
This episode, a two-hour season premiere, begins when Booth and Brennan are in London, England, for a conference. They are then called upon to help solve a case. Meanwhile, Angela's husband, Grayson Barasa, is finally found, but he refuses to sign the divorce papers, much to the dismay of Hodgins and Angela. This episode has been released on the Bones: Season 3 DVD as a bonus extra, in two parts because of its double-length. UK airdate: September 25, 2008 
61 (3) "The Man in the Outhouse" Carla Kettner & Mark Lisson Steven DePaul 9.15 (US) 886,000 (UK) September 10, 2008 3AKY16
After an explosion in an outhouse, a body is discovered to have been left in the sewage. The body turns out to be a reality TV host with a long list of people that might want him dead and Booth and Brennan are left to narrow down the suspects. This episode has been released on the Bones: Season 3 DVD as a bonus extra. UK airdate: October 2, 2008. 
62 (4) "The Finger in the Nest" Lyla Oliver Jeff Woolnough 9.84 (US) 811,000 (UK) September 17, 2008 3AKY17
Parker, Booth's son, discovers a corpse's finger in a bird's nest, causing the team to launch an investigation to try to find the rest of the body. After finding the corpse, the team discovers that the death was caused by a dog, leading them to an illegal dog fighting ring and a search for the killer dog and its owner. This episode has been released on the Bones: Season 3 DVD as a bonus extra. UK airdate: October 9, 2008. 
63 (5) "The Perfect Pieces in the Purple Pond" Josh Berman Jeannot Szwarc 9.73 (US) 822,000 (UK) September 24, 2008 4AKY01
The pieces of a dismembered body are found lying in a purple pool of water, except the head is missing. The team finds that the body belongs to Jared Addison, a science fiction writer who had several mental problems. With Sweets' help, several suspects are hunted down, however the team has trouble finding enough evidence with the victim's head still missing ... that is until they turn to Zack for help. UK airdate: October 16, 2008. 
64 (6) "The Crank in the Shaft" Elizabeth Benjamin Steven DePaul 9.82 (US) 797,000 (UK) October 1, 2008 3AKY18
The remains of a despised office manager are discovered in an elevator shaft, and Booth and Brennan must figure out which employee killed her. After some investigating, they find that the manager had more than a fair share of complaints on file. Meanwhile, Angela and Hodgins try to make peace in the lab after their break-up. UK airdate: October 23, 2008. 
65 (7) "The He in the She" Karina Csolty Craig Ross Jr. 10.34 (US) 803,000 (UK) October 8, 2008 3AKY21
When skeletal remains are found in the Chesapeake Bay, Brennan and Booth are on the case to investigate. With only the upper torso of the victim intact, the team has little to work from besides the remnants of the victim’s breast implants. Brennan and Booth are led to a small church community in Maryland where the victim was a pastor, but they have no record of her existence prior to moving to the small town five years prior. UK airdate: October 30, 2008. 
66 (8) "The Skull in the Sculpture" Janet Lin Allan Kroeker 10.09 (US) 725,000 (UK) November 5, 2008 4AKY02
A corpse is found inside a crushed car like those used in car sculptures made by an artist named Geoffrey Thorne. Evidence leads to the art gallery where Thorne displays his work. Roxie Lyon arrives on the scene and presents herself as Thorne’s assistant. Roxie states that Geoffrey has been depressed and that he’s been talking about being part of his exhibit. She is one of Angela’s old friends. When Booth interrogates Roxie, he asks her if she slept with Geoffrey. Roxie claims that she didn't, since she’s a lesbian, and to ask Angela if he doesn’t believe her. Later, Roxie tells Angela that she was her muse and that when they broke up, Roxie lost her inspiration. Daisy Wick returns as the intern of the week. UK airdate: November 6, 2008. 
67 (9) "The Con Man In The Meth Lab" Karine Rosenthal Allison Liddi Brown 10.87 (US) 1.1m (UK) November 12, 2008 4AKY03
Booth and Brennan investigate the scene where a body was uncovered during a police training exercise. The team identifies the body as a struggling inventor’s father who had recently reunited with his son. But when a second body surfaces, the team is led on a trail of deception to find out who was the actual con-man in the inventor’s life. Clark Edison returns to the lab, and he and Hodgins work on piecing together blueprints from one of the inventor’s potentially valuable inventions. Meanwhile, Booth’s younger brother Jared (guest star Brendan Fehr) moves to D.C. to take a job at the Pentagon, and Brennan, smitten with Jared, agrees to go on a date with him to a White House function. Her date with Jared leads her to learn information about Booth’s past and give her a far greater understanding into her partner’s motives. UK airdate: November 13, 2008. 
68 (10) "The Passenger In the Oven" Carla Kettner Steven DePaul 10.73 (US) 950,000 (UK) November 19, 2008 4AKY04
Booth and Brennan are en-route to China where Brennan has been summoned to help identify pre-historic anthropological remains with Booth in tow to watch over her highly-sensitive equipment. However, their flight is disrupted when a flight attendant discovers a fully-cooked human body in the plane’s industrial microwave. Booth and Brennan connect with the team back in the U.S. via internet connection and they use Brennan’s high-tech equipment, as well as odds and ends from the airline passengers, to send evidence back to the Jeffersonian for processing. When they identify the victim as a travel writer working on a controversial story about airline pilots, Booth and Brennan must race against the clock and solve the murder before the plane lands in China and they lose their jurisdiction over the case. Meanwhile, back in the states, Angela and Roxie’s relationship progresses as Hodgins tries to move on. UK airdate: November 20, 2008. 
69 (11) "The Bone That Blew" Carla Kettner Jessica Landaw 9.76 (US) 959,000 (UK) November 26, 2008 4AKY05
When a skull and various skeletal remains are found in a tree in a nationally protected wooded preserve, Brennan and Booth are on the case to investigate. Back at the Jeffersonian, Brennan learns of her father’s new position as a teacher, a prospect she is less than happy to learn about, allegedly because of his recent acquittal for murder. In a lucky break, the victim’s bones are identified in a government database as those of an ex-Marine who has been off-the grid for nearly three years. With no records of his whereabouts from the past three years, the team turns to the internet for answers. The investigation eventually leads Brennan and Booth to an ultra-elite private school and a group of rich and powerful families, one of whom the ex-Marine had worked for as a “nanny”. As the investigation continues, the team finds Brennan’s father to be an unlikely asset to the case, but Brennan is opposed to her father’s involvement. UK airdate: November 27, 2008. 
70 (12) "Double Trouble in the Panhandle" Lyla Oliver Dwight Little 9.97 (US) 796,000 (UK) January 22, 2009 4AKY06
The team investigates the death of female conjoined twins who were in the process of deciding to get separated or not. The twins were working in a circus, which means that Booth will come face to face with a clown during the investigation. Brennan and Booth go undercover as Wanda and Buck Moosejaw, Canadian performers in a knife-throwing act. Sweets helps Brennan and Booth understand Circus lingo. UK airdate: February 19, 2009. 
71 (13) "Fire in the Ice" Scott Williams Chad Lowe 7.52 (US) 802,000 (UK) January 22, 2009 4AKY07
The body of a fireman is discovered in a lake and Booth is one of the suspects. The victim and Booth played hockey together. The investigation is conducted by FBI Agent Payton Perotta. During interrogation, sparks fly between Perotta and Booth. Brennan will try figure skating. Cam, Hodgins, Wendell and Sweets also appear. NHL legend Luc Robitaille guest stars. UK airdate: February 26, 2009. 
72 (14) "The Hero In The Hold" Janet Lin & Karine Rosenthal Ian Toynton 10.76 (US) 874,000 (UK) February 5, 2009 4AKY08
The evidence from the Gravedigger case has gone missing, and Brennan and Hodgins, who has not fully recovered from being buried alive, are suspected of taking it. On the night of a ceremony recognizing Brennan, Booth was knocked out, tasered, pumped full of drugs, and stuffed in a toy-like yellow submarine. When he gets out of the tiny submarine, Booth finds himself face to face with someone from his military past. The team works on locating Booth and finding who is behind the kidnapping, with the help of Booth's brother Jared. UK airdate: March 5, 2009. 
73 (15) "The Princess and The Pear" Matthew Donlan & Jeremy Martin Steven DePaul 9.50 (US) 837,000 (UK) February 19, 2009 4AKY09
Bones and Agent Payton Perrota investigate the murder of a promotional model for ImagiCon (a parody of the comic book convention Comic-Con). Their investigation leads them to discover that the murder of the woman might be linked to the possession of an age-old prop of an Excalibur from a famous French movie, La Mort d'Arthur. UK airdate: March 12, 2009. Broadcast at the later time of 10pm GMT. 
74 (16) "The Bones That Foam" Elizabeth Benjamin David Boreanaz 9.55 (US) 983,000 (UK) March 12, 2009 4AKY10
A bungee-jumping couple plunge off a hot-air balloon after getting married only to come face-to-face with a corpse lying at the bottom of the gorge. After ruling out suicide, Brennan, Booth and the Jeffersonian team try to determine the cause of death. When they notice an unknown substance oozing from the body, the lab is thrown into immediate lock down, and they realize they have only 24 hours to unravel the mystery before the bones disintegrate. UK airdate: March 19, 2009. 
75 (17) "The Salt in the Wounds" Carla Kettner & Josh Berman Steven DePaul 10.2 (US) 824,000 (UK) March 19, 2009 4AKY11
Booth and Brennan investigate a petrified human body found buried in a mound of salt in a city de-icing truck. They discover that the victim was a pregnant 16-year-old high school volleyball player, and are shocked to find that nearly half of her teammates are either pregnant or already have had babies from the same father. This is in imitation of the Gloucester High School Teen pregnancy controversy.[citation needed] Meanwhile, Roxie breaks up with Angela, who, seeking solace, has a one-night stand with Hodgins. UK airdate: March 26, 2009. 
76 (18) "The Doctor in the Den" Janet Lin & Karine Rosenthal Ian Toynton 8.98 (US) April 2, 2009 4AKY12
The half-eaten body of Cam’s former fiancée is found in the tiger cage at the zoo, and Booth and Brennan determine the death was no accident. The team pieces together the fiancée’s final evening and questions suspects, including Brandon Casey whom Sweets and Angela hypnotize to help jog his memory. Angela takes a vow of celibacy and we learn that Clark is romantically involved. UK airdate: April 9, 2009. 
77 (19) "Science in the Physicists" April 9, 2009 4AKY13
Booth and Brennan are sent to investigate when human remains are found during a photo shoot. When the team uncovers a meteorite in the victim's ear, they are led to the Collar Institute of Science in D.C. There they learn the victim had been a part of a controversial project, Brennan and Booth must investigate the several death threats she had received. Meanwhile, Angela's father arrives in town to confront Hodgins. 
78 (20) "The Cinderella in the Cardboard" April 15, 2009 (Double Episode Week) 4AKY14
When an image of the Virgin Mary turns out to be a bloodstain at a cardboard recycling plant Booth and Bones find a flattened body inside a compressed bale of cardboard. The line of supects grows longer when the team discovers that the marraige-obsessed young woman had a fiance as well as numerous boyfriends from a cell-phone dating service. Booth and Bones must break the news to Sweets when they see his girlfriend Daisy trying on a wedding dress with another man, and Angela and Hodgins come to terms with their relationship. 
79 (21) "Mayhem on the Cross" April 16, 2009 (Double Episode Week) 4AKY15
When a skeleton is found being used as a stage prop for a death metal band in Norway, authorities call the FBI upon discovering that the man, a bassist with the stage name Mayhem, is a US citizen. The investigation into underground death metal bands brings to light the teams' own surprising musical preferences and new information about Sweets' past. Meanwhile, Dr. Gordon Wyatt is back, helping Sweets write his book on Booth and Brennan by giving him an interesting perspective on their relationship. 
80 (22) "Double Death of the Dearly Departed" April 20, 2009 (Double Episode Week) 4AKY16
When a colleage from the Egyptology department dies of heart failure, Brennan realizes at the wake that the death was not an accident. Brennan convinces Booth to steal the body so she and Cam can investigate. The true cause of death is baffling, and the suspects are as confusing as the death itself. Cam runs into trouble when she attempts to get Michelle, her newly adopted teenager, to stop smoking. 
81 (23) "The Girl in the Mask" April 23, 2009 (Double Episode Week) 4AKY17
When the head of Sachi Nakamura, the sister of Booth's friend, is discovered in Washington, DC, her brother Ken, a detective from Tokyo, flies in to aid the search for his sister's killer. The investigation leads to an elite escort service, and the team must race against the clock when Sachi's roommate is missing as well. 
82 (24) "The Beaver in the Otter" April 30, 2009 4AKY18
Jimmy 'Beaver' Bouvier is found strung up in the costume of his college mascot, an Otter. Booth and Bones must investigate whether he was dead beforehand or killed during a Middlesex University bonfire event. A possible motive is discovered from Beaver's fraternity brothers, who admit that Jimmy was running a side business and raking in the dough. Booth offers his brother help in finding a new job after he was dishonorably discharged from the Navy. 
83 (25) "The Critic In The Cabernet" May 7, 2009 4AKY19
After deciding that she wants to have a baby, Brennan shocks Booth by asking him to be the father of her child. Booth can't stop thinking about Brennan's request. His stress, along with an undiagnosed health issue he has, causes him to hallucinate -- and see Stewie from the TV show Family Guy, who offers his advice to Booth.[24] 
84 (26) "The End In The Beginning" May 14, 2009 4AKY20
In the fourth season finale, a murdered body is discovered at a popular nightclub called "The Lab." In a unique storytelling twist, the Jeffersonian team takes on unusual roles, including the nightclub staff and law enforcement. [25] 

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The UK air date of episode 'The Doctor in the Den' 76 (18), is listed as 02 April 2009. However SkyOne took a week break and this episode is being shown on Thursday 09th April 2009. This will affect the release date of subsiquent episodes.

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