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A Boy in a Bush 

When a young boy goes missing from a mall, Bones is called in to determine if it is his body found in a nearby field.

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(as Jesús S. Treviño)

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(created by), (inspired by the life of forensic anthropologist and author) | 4 more credits »
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Dr. Jack Hodgins (as TJ Thyne)
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David Cook
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Margaret Sanders
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Sara Johnston
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Capt. Kyle Henning
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Ellie Nelson
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Skyler Nelson (as Max Roeg)
Kirsten Severson ...
Lab Worker
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Looking for missing six year-old Charles Gregory Sanders, Zach's equipment finds in a suburban youth party field the badly degraded corpse of the barely four days dead boy. Autopsy, hard to do objectively on such a young kid, shows Charlie was drugged. Golden spoon-mother Margaret Sanders divorced Charlie's dad before his birth and has two teenage foster sons, brothers David and Shawn Cook. Booth quickly gains their confidence and guesses right David dated his girl-friend Leila at the mall and left younger Shawn with a friend in the park. Mall security recordings show unattended Charlie went to someone calling him. A hereditary bone defect proves Margeret isn't Charlie's biological mother, she illegally kept baby Nathan Downey from OD's junkie Janine, Booth arrests her for kidnapping. Video enhancement shows Charlie was killed by Shawn, who was abused by his dad. Bones shows atypical empathy for foster kids, due to her personal experience, which proves crucially useful after the ... Written by KGF Vissers

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8 November 2005 (USA)  »

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Trivia

At the beginning of the episode, Booth talks about the FBI agent in Bones' book who is named 'Andy Lister'; in Kathy Reichs' books the homicide detective is called 'Andrew Ryan'. See more »

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Bones tells Booth that after her parents' disappearance, she was in foster care until her grandfather got her out. Throughout the rest of the series, it is established that she stayed in foster care until she was of age, because she had no family besides her brother. Her brother was too old for foster care and chose to leave rather than take on the responsibility of becoming Brennan's legal guardian. See more »

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[to Zack who is wearing a Hazmat suit]
Special Agent Seeley Booth: How's it going there, Darth? Seen anything on Saturn?
[to Bones]
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Please tell me you've seen at least one "Star Wars" movie.
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Some Of Us
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Performed by Starsailor
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Daed boy
24 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

B&B investigate the death of a young boy who disappeared from a mall and whose body turns up in a nearby field. It takes a bit, but the team realizes he was crushed to death in some manner they have trouble understanding. Then it's a case of figuring out who grabbed the kid from the mall. The killer is given away early, unfortunately. The twist to the episode is that the boy came from a family with a single mom and two other boys -- all of them foster kids. And this has a serious bearing on the case, as Dr. Brennan intuits. She reveals quite a surprise to Booth near the end. A very depressing episode. A nice touch at the end had the boss telling one of the team, who is thinking of quitting, how valuable her job is to the team.


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