A middle-aged man's corpse is found buried in a dam spillway. He survived stabbing and shooting, but died from a skull-perforation with something like an ice-pick and was coated in cement, still alive. Booth, who suffers from an infected tooth but dreads the dentist more, soon finds 'cement-head' was William Raymund 'Billy Rae' McKenna, his probable killer ('ice-pick', his trademark weapon) Hugh Kennedy -who died in a car fire after his leg was severed while fleeing bounty hunter Veleska Miller- was a rival in the gang of West Virginia crime king Melvin Gallagher, whose 'pilot' Clark Lightner is clearly smarter. Bones coldly calls the police when her dad Max Keenan turns up at her mother's grave; later Max slips into her flat, to demand she checks his own police record, which shows nothing mean, then tips her off Kennedy is a miniature airplane-fan, who cut off his own leg to stage his death; Booth finds him, only to be knocked down by him and found by Gallagher and Lightner, who ... Written by
Did You Know?
When Dr. Brennan finds her father, played by Ryan O'Neal
, in her apartment, she tries to contact the FBI. Her father says, "[I want to] actually talk to you without you calling in the 82d Airborne." In the movie A Bridge Too Far
(1977), Ryan O'Neal played Brigadier General James Gavin, one of the commanding generals of the 82d Airborne Division during World War II. See more
Dr. Zach Addy mentions that forensic anthropology is only one of his doctorates, however earlier in season two we see Dr. Addy receive his doctorate, and previously he has been mocked by Dr. Hodgins for not holding any doctorates. See more
What can't you tell me?
Dr. Temperance Brennan
By definition, I can't tell you.
Keep On Tryin'
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