Two days before Christmas Angela, who is dressed as an elf, wants everybody to join her for a Chistmas party. Bones seizes his only chance of escape when Booth gives her the kind of present he knows she likes. The present: a 50 year old corpse found in the atomic fallout shelter of a building where Congress lodges guests! When the bones are sawed open, a fungus causing life-threatening valley disease is unknowingly released. Hodgins takes his mask off to drink eggnog and everybody is subsequently quarantined indefinitely. They learns more about each other's personal backgrounds, notably that Booth has a 4 year old son, Parker, but no parental rights and Bones' parents disappeared on Chistmas Eve. Angela is determined to celebrate Christmas even though she's locked-up and exchanges hand-made gifts, with her relatives coming visit her behind glass. Meanwhile the corpse is fairly easily identified as a white-collar white man Lionel, who hoped to get married in Paris to his -illegal- ... Written by
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First appearance of both Billy Gibbons and Ty Panitz, who play Angela's dad and Booth's son Parker respectively. See more
When Angela and Brennan are talking about Brennan's childhood, the first shot Brennan's legs are uncrossed, and the next shot they are crossed. There is not enough time in between the two for her to have changed position. See more
[about the present he made
It's a self-propelled anatomic unit.
Dr. Jack Hodgins
It's a robot!
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Written by Ralph Blane
and Hugh Martin
Performed by Tori Amos See more