Bones (2005–2017)
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Mother and Child in the Bay 

Booth seeks out the husband of a missing pregnant woman after her remains wash up onshore, but the suspect disappears. Meanwhile, Bones continues to clash with Cam, and Booth gets a visit from his ex.


Jesús Salvador Treviño (as Jesús Treviño)


Hart Hanson (created by), Kathy Reichs (inspired by the life of forensic anthropologist and author) | 2 more credits »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Emily Deschanel ... Temperance Brennan
David Boreanaz ... Seeley Booth
Michaela Conlin ... Angela Montenegro
Eric Millegan ... Zack Addy
T.J. Thyne ... Jack Hodgins (as TJ Thyne)
Tamara Taylor ... Camille Saroyan
Kate Norby ... Karen Tyler
Kirsten Potter ... Mary Corbis
Shane Johnson ... Kyle Richardson
Bruce French ... Dennis Campbell
Caryn West ... Patricia Campbell
Tangie Ambrose ... Faith Davis
Jessica Wright ... Tina Holmes
Jessica Capshaw ... Rebecca Stinson
Jeff Austin ... Michael Jules


In Delaware bay, the decomposed corpse is found of Carlie Richardson, who had been missing for a year, her husband Kyle was released from custody because there was no evidence/body to convict him at that time. She was brutally beaten up and pregnant, but finding a fresh water fish proves that the body was moved. Booth meanwhile worries if his ex Rebecca Stinson's new boyfriend, Drew, is a good influence on their 4 year-old son Parker. Bones still mistrusts her new department chief Dr. Camille Saroyan. Kyle Richardson has fled, hitting his present girlfriend Karen Tyler, according to her to save her the risks of coming with him, she is soon caught on several lies. The evidence proves Kyle couldn't have done it; the corpse drifted naturally all the way from a creek in New Jersey. The evidence holds more surprises, such as a second baby. Written by KGF Vissers

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6 September 2006 (USA) See more »

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Did You Know?


When Brennan walks into the diner and over hears Booth talking to Parker about how humans are different than apes, he tells her he's talking to a 4 year old. The actor who portrayed Parker was actually 7 at the time the episode aired. See more »


Booth says the body has been washed ashore. A few seconds later, we see scuba divers emerging from the water and carrying the body towards the shore. See more »


Special Agent Seeley Booth: You want me to what?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Stab the body for me. We need to match force with the injuries recorded on the remains.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Okay... I'm stabbing the body.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Well, it's a replica. We're all going to do it. You're just the closest to Kyle Richardson.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Okay. You know what, that's great. I'll be there in 20. But in the future, you just have to ask me differently, Bones. Because, you know what? Come over to your place to stab a body... That is just freaky!
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Grue aplenty
21 February 2009 | by ctomvelu-1See all my reviews

Bones deals with the remains of a woman whose body is found in the bay, along with the remains of an infant that turns out not to be hers. Booth goes in search of the husband, who has vanished. Things get even more complicated when it is discovered the woman did not die in salt water. And Bones clashes with Cam yet again. The plot line is based on the Lacey Peterson case. The killer is revealed a tad early, unfortunately. But this gives Bones an opportunity later to ponder the mysteries of motherhood. She has a great line when a group of moms try to explain to Booth the bonding that takes place between a mother and her child,.

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