Booth and Bones went to the desert outside Las Vegas to verify if an old, clobbered corpse is that of missing public prosecutor Mason Roberts, presumably murdered by the mob he investigated, as claimed by a dying call-girl. However circling vultures lead them also to a nearby, far fresher and younger female corpse, Billy Morgan. Her husband Don Morgan, who reported her missing fearing she left him after he lost his job, has a broken thumb, mob methods for a shark-loan for her breast-implants to start 'exotic dancing'; Billy's corpse has such extensive, partially defensive injuries incurred over a long period that she must have been bare-knuckle-boxing in illegal 'ultimate fighting'. Don says he thought she stopped boxing after losing her license a year earlier. Booth braves his cured gambling addiction (craps) to question mobster Lou Mackey in his casino, where he meets Frankie Daniels, a still-playing fellow Gulf war veteran. They find the boxing ring, covered in blood traces, and go... Written by
Did You Know?
The victim named Billie is shown wearing the same t-shirt worn by Billie Piper in the Doctor Who episode "Tooth and Claw" which came out 6 months prior to this episode. See more
In the car after Booth and Brennan leave Sloppy Joe's gym, Brennan has a beauty spot as part of her undercover make up. It wasn't there in the previous scene. See more
Dr. Temperance Brennan
What do you think?
Special Agent Seeley Booth
I have enough bibles, thank you, but try next door.
References Star Trek
Viva Las Vegas
Written by Doc Pomus
and Mort Shuman
Performed by Elvis Presley See more