Bones (2005–2017)
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The Man in the Mansion 

Hodgins' lapse in judgment may cause a murderer to be set free, Brennan explores the world of dating, and Booth continues his therapy.


Dwight H. Little (as Dwight Little)


Hart Hanson (created by), Kathy Reichs (inspired by the life of forensic anthropologist and author) | 3 more credits »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Emily Deschanel ... Temperance Brennan
David Boreanaz ... Seeley Booth
Michaela Conlin ... Angela Montenegro
Eric Millegan ... Zack Addy
Tamara Taylor ... Camille Saroyan
T.J. Thyne ... Jack Hodgins (as TJ Thyne)
Stephen Fry ... Dr. Gordon Wyatt
Eddie McClintock ... Special Agent Tim Sullivan
Reid Scott ... Robert Frazier
Patricia Belcher ... Caroline Julian
Ernie Hudson ... David Barron
Meredith Monroe ... Clarissa Bancroft (as Meridith Monroe)
Jesse D. Goins ... Judge
Peter Parros ... Officer at Scene
James Earl ... Kid from Center


Booth and Brennan investigate the death of Terence Bancroft, one of the Jeffersonian's major donors, found dead at home. But Hodgins compromises the case and the reputation of the lab when he removes some evidence that would link him to Bancroft's young wife Clarissa, the powerful Bancroft family, and to the case itself. Due to this, Brennan must make an important decision about her team. Meawnhile, Booth, although cleared by Dr. Wyatt to use his gun, must continue to meet with the psychiatrist. Also, Agent Sullivan invites Brennan out on a date to a basketball game for Valentine's Day. Written by Anonymous

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14 February 2007 (USA) See more »

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When Hodgins is examining the photo frames, the writing we see on the back of the photo he's removing does not match the writing we see on the close up. See more »


Special Agent Seeley Booth: One of the Squints - Hodgins - decided the rules, they didn't apply to him. He got entitled and jeopardized my murder case.
Dr. Gordon Wyatt: Ah, and you confronted him physically.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Physical confrontation - that's my main skill.
Dr. Gordon Wyatt: "Entitled," you said. Is he a wealthy man?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Yeah, like the guy who got killed.
Dr. Gordon Wyatt: The murder victim... who tried to help a child and then died for it? And your... uh... Squint?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Yeah, Squint.
Dr. Gordon Wyatt: Extraordinary. Your Squint tried to help a friend. So they both endeavored to do good.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: With no clue of...
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Tears and Laughter
Written by Jonathan Czerwick
Performed by Jonathan Czerwick
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16 July 2016 | by mitchrmpSee all my reviews

So Booth is asked to quit wearing his flashy ties, socks, and belt buckle. Why? It's an experiment - to get to the truth of why he behaves the way behaves. In this episode, Hodgins messes with evidence because he had a relationship with the victim's wife. Booth is livid when he learns the truth and thinks he should be fire right away. I'm still not exactly sure why Jack got off so easily...he almost screwed up the entire case.

Brennan is dating the FBI agent she worked with in the previous episode and is thinking about sleeping with him. The ending scene between her and Booth (along with another scene played earlier) shows that Booth is denying any sort of love interest in Brennan, but he knows it's there...

When I watched this show the first time around, this frustrated me. But this time I think I understand their reason for ignoring their attraction to each other. They have something really good going - something that hardly anybody gets in this life. They don't want to mess that up...

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