Booth and Brennan investigate the murder of a sperm donor, but lies he told increase the suspect pool exponentially. Back at the lab, Hodgins discovers unknown nurturing instincts when one of his specimens finds unusual lodging. Elsewhere, Brennan attempts to dampen her blunt side in favor of playing the publicity game when she is challenged by another author.moreless
Booth and Brennan's wedding is finally here, but a murder and family conspire to ruin the event. A body discovered while the wedding rehearsal takes place threatens to split Brennan's attention from the wedding, so Cam and Angela do their best to keep it from her until the case requires all of the team. Meanwhile, Max comes to town for the wedding, but the bag full of money he brings with him seems to indicate he has other duties than walking the bride down the aisle.moreless
Booth and Brennan investigate the charred remains of a gang member that were found in a burned-out car, and Sweets takes time off from his sabbatical to help out when it turns out the man's son is someone he knows.moreless
The team investigates when a stock brokerwho moonlights as a stripperis murdered. Elsewhere, Booth must cope with a request from his mother who has reappeared after a 24-year absence.
A marine skilled in K-9 bomb detection is killed on duty in Afghanistan and his wife begs the NCIS team to conduct their own investigation.
The dismembered body of a roller derby skater means Angela goes undercover at the rink to find more clues to the woman's murder. Elsewhere, Cam worries over the sheer number of doctor appointments Booth is going to, and presses him for details.moreless
Booth and Brennan dust off their dancing shoes when they go undercover as contestants in a ballroom dancing competition while investigating the murder of a dancer murdered just days before her audition for the show.moreless
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
While dealing with a serial killer stalking Portland's Wesen community who may be a Grimm, Nick is unable to talk to Juliette... who turns to Renard.
Nick and Hank work with a detective to investigate a series of child abductions tied to the legend of the ghostly La Llorona, and Nick brings Juliette in to fill in as the precinct's Spanish translator. Meanwhile, Monroe has some fun of his own on Halloween.moreless
Nick and Hank investigate a murdered high school student who was killed because of their involvement in an academic decathlon. Meanwhile, Monroe gets a visitor at the spice shop and Renard must deal with his obsession.moreless
Christopher Pelant's appeal of his verdict goes to trial, and Booth and Brennan do everything they can to keep him behind bars. But a new murder with ties to Pelant that the team hopes will put him permanently in prison takes a nasty twist that puts Brennan's freedom in jeopardy.moreless
Mary is back at work after her pregnancy leave and she finds the office dynamics have changed.
Castle's partnership with the police, courtesy of Castle's longtime friendship with the Mayor, is threatened when a murdered woman is found in a car from the Mayor's motor pool. The ensuing scandal could bring down Mayor Weldon's administration and with it Castle's partnership with Beckett.moreless
The team investigates what appears to be a murder scene at a national monument, but the only clue left is a coded message made of human blood that will be the beginning of a scavenger hunt for the solution, courtesy of a new, technologically-proficient foe. Elsewhere, Booth and Brennan look for a new home.moreless
The body of a woman found buried under a paintball field yields more questions than answers as the investigation into her death reveals even she didn't know who she was. On the domestic side, Booth and Brennan adjust to sharing space with each other … and her growing stomach.moreless
A sexual sadist walks free after getting a slap on the wrist by the system, and Sara makes it her personal crusade to put the woman back behind bars.
The family of a prominent minister could find itself in big trouble when they withhold information from Major Crimes in the hopes of keeping the pastor's dark secret from church members.
Meanwhile, Brenda's efforts to keep the Turell Baylor lawsuit to herself end when the entire team, except for Gabriel, is subpoenaed by the plaintiff's lawyer who disguises himself as a process server. The fact that Gabriel was the only one not subpoenaed causes tension and infighting which could get in the way of solving the case.