Bones: Season 4, Episode 8

The Con Man in the Meth Lab (12 Nov. 2008)

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A body flies out of an exploding meth lab. As the team tries to identify the body, Booth works on a big case which could boost his career, but he's distracted when his brother shows up and shows some interest in Bones.

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A state police anti-drugs-bust training meth-lab explosion reveals an adult male corpse, circa 48. It seems to correspond to inventor Paul Stegman's absent, recently turned-up father Jim, an addict, last seen by Paul's ex-business partner, Mike Campbell. That proves a set-up, the exploded corpse is conman Anthony Pongetti, who was tortured. The real Jim's corpse was shot and found at sea near a naval base. Pongetti stole Jim's identity, fooling even the family. Seeley Booth enjoys a visit from his kid brother, US Navy lieutenant commander Jared Booth, an ambitious smooth operator and Cam's ex, but with an alcohol problem. More family and drug cash complicate the case too. Written by KGF Vissers

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Booth's Brother Jared is wearing a naval Officer uniform for LT. Comander LCDR. He is holding his cap under his arm when talking with Bones. His cap has the rank of Full Comander "CDR" as indicated by the gold braid on the visor of the cap. Jared shoulder boards and strips on his blue uniform show only that of a LCDR not a full CDR. See more »

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Dr. Jack Hodgins: You said you didn't want to work with us anymore.
Dr. Clark Edison: No. I said my preferred work style tends towards the professional. See my tie? That's an indicator.
Angela Montenegro: Mmhmm. So why'd you come back then?
Dr. Clark Edison: Because this is the finest forensic facility in the world.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: You want to fight MIGs you fly MIG alley, right?
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Very Enjoyable Episode
19 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Though the murder in this episode was not as fascinating as others, the storyline following Booth, his brother, and their past was very interesting. Booth is my favorite character and I enjoyed seeing a humble, selfless side of him in this episode that really showed the great man that he is. Also good development between Booth and Bones who had their first real fight in this episode. If you are like me, you love to see the slow but definite development of a relationship between Bones and Booth and this episode had a lot of great moments between them. And we got to see Bones push Booth's brother off a stool which I greatly enjoyed. Overall this was a very enjoyable episode.


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