A reported find of 'two aliens' in a large vat proves the gruesome grave of human twin boys, Ryan and Matthew 'Matty' Kent, missing since years, burned at 300°. It's again the work of "the Gravedigger", a serial kidnapper-murderer who buries his victims and demands a royal ransom, no negotiation. The twins had not enough air to survive even if the ransom had been delivered as demanded, but after examining Matthew's serious fracture and stun-gun wounds, the team concludes it was a car crash, the Gravedigger was surprised by the second twin and has no larger vat available. Now the Gravedigger kidnaps both Bones and Hodgins from the Jeffersonian parking-lot, asking $8,000,000, well within his family's means. Zach discovers why the vat contains so much blood: Ryan severed his own artery with a pen, to give his brother more air and hence time. The forensic hostages -inside a car boot- aren't found within the ultimatum, but use enough tricks to gain time by saving and making oxygen, send a ...
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Salli Richardson-Whitefield, who plays an FBI agent, and Brendan Fehr, who plays Booth's brother in the series, had already worked together in "Biker Boyz" (2003). See more
After Brennan has wired the phone into the horn, Hodgins states that he has figured out a message using only 8 keystrokes. Assuming he didn't count the Send button (he should, but they're low on air), the message still would be more than 8 strokes. The message is "6 7 16 M1.4"...since most non-slide-out phones require multiple presses to access numbers (or letters, depending on the phone and the preset text option), he'd be out of strokes halfway in (at least 6 strokes to even type 16...each space is a stroke); even if it split the numbers automatically, it takes 8 strokes to finish the message...how many phones automatically go to texting when you power them on?
Honestly, the fact that the phone didn't even have to go through its start-up sequence is bothersome, but... See more
Dr. Jack Hodgins
Someone ran me down with a car.
Dr. Temperance Brennan
We knew that already.
Dr. Jack Hodgins
Yeah, but now we've proved it and I find I'm very annoyed.
Written by Bob Gentry
Performed by Bob Gentry See more