In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines, lived twelve little girls in . . . Oh, sorry. This is Bones. Every time the victim’s name in this episode was pronounced oh-so-carefully as Made-LINE, I got distracted looking for nuns and French school girls.
A murder/kidnapping brings up discussions of babies as Brennan and Booth find themselves in the middle of a witness protection case.
The body of the week is a woman found in a burning car. Also in the car are a child size backpack and a seatbelt that’s been cut away, leading to thoughts of a kidnapping. When Brennan confirms that the woman gave birth 5-8 years ago, Booth pressures her for a guess at any hint to the woman’s identify so that they can try to find the child. Read More Bones Retro Recap 1.11: “The Woman in the Car”
In what now has become one of the must-see episodes of Bones, we’re introduced to Howard Epps, a killer who Booth put away. He’s 24 hours away from execution, but doubts are raised as to his guilt. Booth enlists Brennan and team to put those doubts to rest one way or another. Read More Bones Retro 1.07 “The Man on Death Row”
At a bowling alley, a really snotty kid named Justin is having a birthday party. And no one is letting him bowl, apparently, so he yells at him mom that he wants to bowl. Hey! His mom is Libby from Sabrina! Read More Bones Season Six Finale Recap: “The Change in the Game”
The the cold open, we follow a couple on an online blind date. The guy is a lepidopterist, and they’ve come to a spot where butterflies frolic. The girl isn’t as into butterflies… she’s brought a blanket so they can get to some al fresco love making (or just making out, who knows). He points out a swarm of butterflies on the ground and she lays out the blanket there. As they tumble around, the butterflies disperse and the couple realizes they were swarming around a dead body. Libido: off. Read More Bones Recap 6.20 “The Truth in the Myth”
Since we’re jumping into Bones in the middle of the sixth season, here’s a little overview of your key players and storylines. During the hiatuses we’ll head back to the beginning and start recapping from Day 1 (if you want to catch up, though, all of the first five season are on Netflix Watch Instantly, and they make for a great series binge). Read More Recap: Bones 6.14, “The Bikini In The Soup”