John gets a visit from his devoutly Catholic parents. Meanwhile, Jane starts taking a certain medication to impress a guy, despite the unpleasant side effects.
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
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
Peter and Jared help their client clear his name after buying an insurance policy from dying woman. Damien and Infeld help a beekeeper Peter gets closer to Charlie and learns she has a child.
Supreme leader Larry Bird imparts his experience to help Debbie navigate PTA politics while Jackie tries her hand at helping Marty coach soccer.
June obtains not one but two jobs AND an internship; Chloe has a bad idea and June is left to pick up her mess; James lands a role opposite the child star from Mad Men.moreless