A decayed corpse found inside a fridge on a dump-site fits the description of missing girl Maggie Schilling, whose rich parents feel guilty for failing to give her personal attention before her kidnapping. Booth shifts the new fridge in her friends Scott and Mary Costello's apartment and thus finds they're an SM couple which explains the traces of handcuff-caused wrist fractures. Bones is delighted by a visit from her former lover and forensics professor Michael Stires, who is considering a job at Washington University. They enjoy jousting about the evidence and sharing her bed 'without strings', until Booth warns her Stires is also the expert employed by the Costellos' defense. At the trial, Bones is her usual arrogant, unintelligibly jargon-clouded self, which antagonizes every jury member despite rude but correct warnings from the US District Attorney's jury consultant. After a convincing but rather misleading performance from Dr. Stires, Booth gives the District Attorney the key ... Written by
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This is the second time Emily Deschanel and Matt Ross have worked together. They were in Rose Red, the Stephen King mini series in 2002. See more
The court was identified as U.S. District court for the District of Columbia. However, the flag behind the witness stand is clearly a Maryland state flag, not a District of Columbia flag. See more
[holds his fist up in the 'respect' sign
You're supposed to bang your fist against mine.
Dr. Temperance Brennan
I'm told it's a widely accepted gesture for mutual success...
I love it when you two impersonate earthlings.
Performed by Mark Geary See more