The Partners in the Divorce

Season 8, Ep 2, Aired 9/24/12
Rate Episode
152 votes
  • Episode Description
  • Booth and Brennan investigate the murder of a famous divorce attorney who was in the midst of his own divorce. Unfortunately, the interviews highlight their own relationship struggles after three months apart.

  • Cast & Crew
  • David Boreanaz

    Special Agent Seeley Booth

  • Emily Deschanel

    Dr. Temperance Brennan

  • Michaela Conlin

    Angela Montenegro

  • Tamara Taylor

    Dr. Camille Saroyan

  • T.J. Thyne

    Dr. Jack Hodgins

  • Photos (7)
  • Fan Reviews (6)
  • gets oddly excited in

    By joemulkey35, Mar 29, 2013

  • Not up to par.

    By ironman166, Sep 26, 2012

  • 8x02 - the partners in divorce

    By JDML23, Oct 14, 2012

  • The Partners in The Divorce

    By thefanof, Sep 26, 2012

  • Vintage or Just Old?

    By DougClark2, Sep 25, 2012

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • Brennan: I'm not going to fight. We'll talk later when you are capable of being rational.

    • Brennan : Congratulations, Mr. Abernathy. You have successfully reconstructed the death of Wile E. Coyote.
      Angela : Wow, honey. That was a very impressive pop culture reference.
      Brennan : Christine and I may have watched a few cartoons while I was away.

    • Booth: I was mad. I lost you and Christine for three months. I'm never gonna be able to get that time back.
      Brennan: I have a way to fix that.
      Booth: Oh, you have a time machine in your basement?

    • (Brennan evaluates a charred corpse at the crime scene.)
      Brennan: Based on the nasal root and the brow ridge, the victim is a Caucasian ma— Don't step in the brain, Booth.
      Booth: Brain? Oh, what?!
      Hodgins: Oh, it's nice, huh? All of us back together again?
      Booth: That's not nice. There's brain on my shoe.
      Cam: Let me bag it.
      Booth: Bag my shoe?
      Cam: Yeah, you can hop.
      Hodgins: Yeah, I've missed this.

    • Brennan: (to Booth) I love you. I'm willing to do irrational things to prove it.

    Show More Quotes

    Notes (5)

    • Featured Music:
      "To Fight Is to Lose" by Mia Dyson (D.C. at night fades to Booth in the kitchen)

    • The end of this episode had a dedication card sequenced before the end credits that read, "In Memory of our good friend Michael Clarke Duncan, 1957-2012". Michael played lead character Leo Knox in the Bones spinoff The Finder. Duncan died on September 3, 2012, some seven weeks after suffering a heart attack. On September 5 The Hollywood Reporter transcribed a conversation between Hart Hanson and Lesley Goldberg in which Hanson related plans to bring Duncan back into the Bones world in another crossover episode.

    • On August 2, 2012, E! Online reported that this episode's title was "The Parents in the Divorce." Fox's September 12, 2012, press release used the current title. Left unanswered was whether the first was a working title or simply bad reporting.

    • Additional Crew Credits: Jan Dewitt (Produced by), Kathy Reichs (Inspired by the Life of Forensic Anthropologist and Author), Rick Millikan (Casting by), Greg Collier ("A" Camera Operator), Andy Shuttleworth ("B" Camera/Steadicam Operator), Pamella Phillips (Make-Up Department Head), Bernie Gough (Hair Department Head), Katie Barnard (Insert Coordinator), Josh Levy (Production Associate Producer), Mike Grasso (Police Technical Advisor), Mark Marcum (Video Playback).

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: September 24th, 2012 on Global
      United Kingdom: January 16th, 2013 on Sky LIVING/Sky LIVING HD
      Slovakia: March 13th, 2013 on JOJ

  • Add a Comment
    In reply to :
    • There are no comments yet. Be the first by adding your thoughts above.