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
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Angela, talking to Hodgins, mentions that he's annoyed by the government, "a conspiracy of dunces". She may be referring to 'A Confederacy of Dunces', a novel by John Kennedy Toole
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When Zack tells Brennan that the remains of the young boy were the smallest he'd ever worked on, she tells him that she identifies bodies after the Waco Massacre, which happened in 1993. In 1.22 (The Woman in Limbo), Brennan mentions that she was born in 1976, which would have made her 17 in 1993. She couldn't have been identifying victims as a senior in high school. See more
Anger is only fear turned inwards.
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