A trip to Vegas to identify a body is complicated when a more recent body is found nearby.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Jack Hodgins (as TJ Thyne)
Joe Noland
Special Agent Eric Zhang
Nick Arno
Agent Walt Sugarman
Lou Mackey
Frank Frankie Daniels
Don Morgan
Tom Billett ...


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 KGF Vissers

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8 November 2006 (USA)  »

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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: Oh my god! I completely forgot you can't be here, Booth. You're a degenerate gambler.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Former gambler, okay? Not degenerate. I've been through the program, okay? And you know, he's on the move!
Dr. Temperance Brennan: What if you get a sudden urge to gamble while you're here? It's like sending an alcoholic to a distillery. Do you need to sit down?
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References Fight Club (1999) See more »


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