Two 'hippies' fishing at the beach find a nearly consumed corpse, a few weeks old. It's Patricia Ludmuller, the missing reverend of the close-knit Inclusion church parish on a fairly isolated island. She was a closet transsexual. Bones' blatant disbelief embarrasses devout Catholic Booth. Anthropology student Vincent Nigel-Murray proves his forensic talent and conversational wit. Angela reconstructs her male identity: TV preacher Patrick Stephenson, presumed dead, disappeared with a fortune in Thailand six years ago, leaving a wife Cecilia and teenage son Ryan, who left commercial religion. Written by
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Just before the 30 minute mark, Sweets proposes a bet with Booth, who accepts. The series has established that Booth is a recovering gambling addict multiple times. Booth's chip is even seen in this episode. As his psychologist, Sweets would never bet with a recovering gambling addict. See more
One of God's challenges to us is to see past the surface.
[picks up a book and tears up the dust cover
To the deeper essential nature, which lies right beneath.
Special Agent Seeley Booth
You believe our bodies are like dustcovers?
That's exactly what I think, Agent Booth. Rip them off, and see what's underneath... You see, all this time I though my father was killed, or had abandoned me, and that's just not what happened. He didn't want to shake my faith. He was protecting me from the truth. He... he didn't want me to ...
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