Just as Temperance is preparing to publicize her latest book, bodies start showing up that are eerily similar to the victims in her mystery novel.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Hodgins (as TJ Thyne)
Hank Belden
Ellen Laskow
Greg Braley
Ashton Keller
Connie Lopata
Forensic Agent
Ted Lyde ...
Police Officer


Everybody fears a psycho is copycatting Bones's new Kathi Reich novel about murder victims posthumously fed to voracious animals, so Temperance's lover Sully insists to input his profiler experience by screening her fan-mail. Then Jim Lopata is killed and duped in the harbor, exactly like the first fictitious victim, but Bones figures out the victim abused his wife Connie, and her protective brother Greg Braley has no alibi. Then a second copy-victim is found, devoured by rats in a pet shop: unfaithful wife Sadie whose husband Ashton Keller stands to inherit her fortune. Both victims were shot with the same gun. Booth checks Bones's ex-stalker Oliver Laurier, and finds suspicious 'toys' for creative role playing, but he's just looking for attention. Then the third victim is found, eaten by fire-ants: Bones's publicist Ellen Laskow, near the book signing; her slavish assistant Hank Belden says she was secretive about her lesbian lovers; he now succeeds her. Booth keeps looking for ... Written by KGF Vissers

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14 March 2007 (USA)  »

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Camille reminds Temperance that in her books, Kathy Reichs always gets the murderer. And Booth mentions that Kathy and the FBI end up doing 'it' in the back of a vehicle in the book. Kathy Reichs wrote the books which inspired Bones. See more »


(at around 7 mins) Angela says that Glen Burnie is "just outside of Annapolis". Actually Glen Burnie is just outside of Baltimore, MD. by about 12 miles and almost twice as far from Annapolis, MD. Something that an individual from D.C. would know. See more »


Angela Montenegro: [Referring to the rat that swallowed a bullet] Can't we just wait until nature take its course?
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Do you have any idea how tight a rat's rectum is?
Angela Montenegro: Please tell me you don't.
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