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The Bone That Blew 

Brennan and Booth investigate the remains of a bodyguard of two children who attend a high security school for the children of important people. Also, Cam hires Brennan's father as a teacher which causes some conflicts for Bones.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Hodgins (as TJ Thyne)
Dr. Toni Ezralow
Elsbeth King
Richard King
Headmaster Donnegan
Officer Norma Randall
Alexa King (as Hannah Leigh Dworkin)
Royce King


Poachers in a pelican reserve find a recently burned skeleton which is soon identified as USMC Special Ops Calvin Warren, discharged three years ago. Bones isn't pleased that her father, ex-science teacher Max, is employed in the museum to show kids around, although he does a great job. She gets him fired after he helps Hodgins and Brey with forensic experiments. Cal had a painkiller problem and was employed as a 'nanny'-bodyguard for CEO Richard King's kids, Royce and Alexa, at the exclusive Woodbury school. Upper class families prove interesting suspects. Booth worries if he's giving his boy Parker all possible advantages. Written by KGF Vissers

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26 November 2008 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


Mrs. King tells her help "Oh, Wexler has the groomer at three." The dog shares its name with the anthropologist from Ep #4.1, Bones: The Yanks in the U.K.: Parts 1 and 2 (2008). See more »


Hodgins mispronounces "catalytic converter" as "catalyktic converter". See more »


Dr. Lance Sweets: Can I ask you what's really going on between you?
Max Keenan: Tempe doesn't want me working at the Jeffersonian.
Dr. Lance Sweets: Why?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: It's a conflict of interest, we catch criminals, my dad is a criminal.
Dr. Lance Sweets: That would be valid...
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Thank you.
Dr. Lance Sweets: If it were your *real* reason. But it's not.
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Do it for me
25 July 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This episode is about a military man - turned - Nanny who gets killed. Several people are looked at for this, but the person that did the killing may be shocking and very, very sad.

Brennan is upset when she discovers her father is working at the Jeffersonian. She asks Cam to fire him, then does so herself. Her father uses some interesting tactics to get Booth to talk to her. How does Booth approach this?

"Do it for me."

We know that anytime those words are uttered from Booth or Brennan, it gets done.

We also get to watch Parker. I wish he could have been in the show more.

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