In the Season 12 premiere, the team searches for Brennan, who was kidnapped by former intern Zack Addy.
In the Season 11 finale, the search for the Puppeteer, a serial killer who turns his victims into marionettes, continues, but Brennan can't shake her guilt of failing to catch the perpetrator due to her brief period of retirement.moreless
The team investigates the murder of a billionaire explorer who went missing 10 years earlier, and whose death may involve one of the team members. Meanwhile, Cam's sister arrives to help with the wedding, but brings with her some family history.moreless
Hodgins' rehab continues eight weeks after the explosion that left him paralyzed, but he's not quite ready to accept spending the rest of his life in a wheelchair. Meanwhile, Brennan and Booth investigate the death of a public defender whose long list of clients reveals plenty of murder suspects.moreless
The fiancé of Pride's daughter's friend goes missing during a blackout; and the team locates the man's dead body, which holds clues to the cause of the blackout.
In part one of the two-part crossover event, Brennan and the team work to identify a 200-year-old headless body and its relation to a recent murder victim. New FBI Agent Abbie Mills appears at the Jeffersonian with Ichabod Crane in tow, and both teams must find a way to work together as Brennan's science and logic clashes with Mills and Crane's belief in the mystical. Elsewhere, Booth and Brennan compete for best Halloween prank against each other.moreless
Booth and Brennan deal with changes when they return to their jobs, but a new case helps ease the transition. Remains at a fish farm raise suspicions when it turns out organs have been removed from the body, and Angela's tracking of illegal organ sales helps the team find the perpetrator. Meanwhile, Cam is conflicted by her decision, and Booth finds that Aubrey has made himself at home in Booth's office. Elsewhere, Hodgins encourages Angela to show her art professionally.moreless
A newlywed husband is suspected of killing his wife, but a stitch doesn't yield enough evidence against him. However, Kirsten has powerful emotions from the stitch and is convinced of his guilt. Meanwhile, Linus bonds with Camille.moreless
As the team investigates a murder, evidence found in the crime scene reminds them of an old enemy. Elsewhere, Angela worries about Hodgins' and her decision, while Booth and Brennan consider a life without the Jeffersonian.moreless
Booth and Brennan investigate when a yoga instructor whose past includes a stint in prison is found after a forest fire. The team must look at both parts of his life in order to track down his murderer. Elsewhere, Hodgins and Angela face a decision that might make them leave the team, and Booth tries to win back Brennan's trust.moreless
A miniature-golf star's death reveals the sport's highly competitive nature. Meanwhile, Brennan is afraid that her dad is dabbling in crime again; and Wendell asks Hodgins to help him fix his girlfriend's family heirloom.moreless
The show's 200th episode is an homage to Alfred Hitchcock's films that takes place in 1950s Hollywood, where LAPD detective Brennan teams up with jewel thief Booth when the latter is framed for the murder of a wealthy socialite. Directed by series star David Boreanaz.moreless
The investigation of the murder of a college psychology professor reveals some controversial social experiments on his grad students, which lead to a long list of suspects. Meanwhile, Booth is shackled by online traffic school; and Wendell deals with his feelings about a nurse who's involved with his chemotherapy treatments.moreless
Brennan gives a keynote speech at a convention for forensic scientists, who are all eager to help when the remains of a body are discovered in a stairwell, but the Jeffersonian team are stunned when Hodgins becomes a murder suspect. Meanwhile, Brennan has an encounter with a rival; and Wendell returns to work with an update on his health.moreless
New York Detective Jack Larson joins the TAU team in Los Angles to help them catch a stalker who burned a young woman alive in her car. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Beth Davis must deal with a young college student who has been stalking his old roommate.moreless
Remains found in a log in a forest belong to an art-school dropout who had lupus, and the investigation reveals marijuana use to ease her pain, but her work at a dispensary may have had something to do with her death. Meanwhile, Wendell Bray reveals information about his illness; and Booth gets ready for his FBI competency test.moreless
A country music singer's remains are found in a shallow grave. Meanwhile, intern Wendell Bray breaks his arm and Brennan discovers dreadful news while examining his injury.
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.