D.B. Russell leads the CSI team to locate both Morgan and Ellie Brass following their kidnapping.
The CSI's investigate a series of murders, as one of their own goes on a dangerous undercover mission to get close to the killer.
Things are busy at the lab as the team deals with outside concerns while it tries to find a TV producer's murderer. Hodgins dons a molecular gastronomy cap when he attempts to break Finn's hot sauce recipe using his lab equipment, and Christine's misbehavior means Brennan must entertain the possibility her daughter will not be exceptional.moreless
Booth and Brennan investigate the complicated case of a teenaged boy whose remains shine a light on a horrific school party involving an alleged rape and drugs, and family and friends who must face the reality of the victim's life. At the lab, Finn's involvement in a case full of falsehoods makes him revisit shielding Michelle from Cam.moreless
The team's newest Person of Interest is a teen genius and Finch goes undercover as a substitute teacher to protect him. Meanwhile, Carter takes on her first assignment as a temp agent for the FBI.moreless
Will struggles to deal with a judge from one of his cases who made a comment about him outside the courtroom.
Brennan, intrigued by Phil Jackson's management style, pulls all her interns together as a team for a project worthy of the basketball coach's philosophy. She charges them with identifying remains that have been determined unidentifiable. For the team, however, it turns out that naming the bodies may be the easiest part of their task when one of them is from 9/11 and they must decide if he is a victim or perpetrator.moreless
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.
Special Agent Genny Shaw pitches in at the agency with Booth, while Brennan reduces her activities – sort of – on her first day back to work when the team is asked to solve the case of an extreme couponer who was dragged to her death by a big rig. Elsewhere, Cam is unhappy with Michelle's involvement with Finn.moreless
Horatio has to find out how a family just vanishes into thin air.
A competitive eating champion's body is found shortly before the next major competition. Following a disagreement over the baby, Booth and Brennan attempt a little role-playing. Back at the lab, Brennan's new assistant seems a mismatch, despite his genius.moreless