Bones (2005–2017)
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The Maiden in the Mushrooms 

The Jeffersonian team investigates the murder of a TV producer. Meanwhile, Brennan has trouble accepting the fact that Christine might be an "average" child, when her daughter gets accused ... See full summary »


Jeannot Szwarc


Hart Hanson (created by), Kathy Reichs (inspiration) | 1 more credit »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Emily Deschanel ... Temperance Brennan
David Boreanaz ... Seeley Booth
Michaela Conlin ... Angela Montenegro
Tamara Taylor ... Camille Saroyan
T.J. Thyne ... Jack Hodgins (as TJ Thyne)
John Francis Daley ... Lance Sweets
Luke Kleintank ... Finn Abernathy
Gina Hecht ... Judge Trudy
Jason Gerhardt ... Bailiff Griff
Allison Scagliotti ... Jill Roberts
David Petruzzi David Petruzzi ... Gordie Rand
Yelyna De Leon ... Pabla Sepulveda
Danielle Harris ... Rebecca Pearce
Jeff Howard Jeff Howard ... Timothy
Kimberly Daugherty ... Grace (as Kim Hidalgo)


The Jeffersonian team investigates the murder of a TV producer. Meanwhile, Brennan has trouble accepting the fact that Christine might be an "average" child, when her daughter gets accused of biting another classmate. Then, Hodgins uses all of his tools at the Jeffersonian to chemically recreate Finn's (guest star Luke Kleintank) special hot sauce. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

1 April 2013 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Gordie, in trying to explain photos of tied up dolls says (in reference to Rebecca) "She liked the Halloween movies. It was on her profile." Danielle Harris (Rebecca) appeared in Halloween 4 and 5, and the remake Halloween and Halloween 2. See more »


Bones says that the teacher seeing Christine standing next to Emma is hearsay and circumstantial evidence. It's circumstantial evidence, but not hearsay. See more »


Angela Montenegro: Hey. I ran a facial reconstruction through missing persons, and I found a possible match. Rebecca Pierce, 25 years old. Reported missing by Trudy Morris.
Dr. Camille Saroyan: Judge Trudy?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: I'm not familiar with Judge Trudy. What circuit is she on?
Angela Montenegro: Citizen's Court?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Does that have something to do with the French Revolution?
Dr. Camille Saroyan: No. Judge Trudy has a TV show where she judges small claims cases.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Why?
Angela Montenegro: Because it's great drama. People just fight over the silliest little things. You should see the way that they yell and scream...
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References The Andy Griffith Show (1960) See more »


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Written by Peter Himmelman
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far fetched and ridiculous
30 July 2018 | by sandcrab277See all my reviews

Oh, give me a break ... a judge judy (trudy) episode ... how much more ridiculous can this show get ... in writers speak, this episode was a time waster so they could dream up more wasteful ideas ... this show is in a downward spiral

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