Human remains in a school cafeteria's stew challenge the Jeffersonian team to not only identify the victim and killer, but immerse themselves in the food industry and its cutthroat practices. Elsewhere, Angela throws Brennan a belated bachelorette party that gets a little Angela-like.moreless
Brennan's reliance on pure logic is challenged when she convinces the jury on which she is serving to acquit the accused murderer. When the man's closest friend is subsequently murdered, Brennan tasks the team to uncover the real killer, even if it means proving her wrong.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
Booth and Brennan choose mystery over a traditional honeymoon when they help a detective in Buenos Aires—one of Brennan's fans—with his murder investigation. Back home, Angela and Hodgins have their own troubles taking care of Christine.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 a high school principal's murder, only to find that his terminal diagnosis spawned a second online career that provided inspiration to the paying masses, and one of the videos offers a clue. Elsewhere, Sweets faces a digital evolution that threatens his job, and Booth and Brennan have plans of their own to make.moreless
A plot to draw out Pelant requires intricate planning and a donation. Pelant, however, is already three moves ahead of the team, and Sweets suspects a member of betrayal.
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
A management consultant's body is found, but the crime scene had been contaminated by bobcats. Evidence leads the team to a marriage retreat, so Booth and Brennan don old undercover identities to determine the killer. Elsewhere, Cam runs up against the law in a case of stolen identity, and Sweets makes a personal decision that will affect his career.moreless
The team investigates a body found in an air conditioning vent. When Booth discovers a familiar CIA agent at the victim's home, however, he knows there's more to the Department of State accountant than he realized. Elsewhere, Booth reaches out to a former priest to help him make sense of the chaos Pelant wreaked in his life, and Brennan deals with her disappointment and its effect on her relationship with Booth.moreless
Pelant has returned to play more mind games with the Jeffersonian team and has made Booth his new target.
The body of a journalist found at a bio-waste facility turns out to be infected with a deadly virus. The urgency this adds to the team's investigation of the journalist's death is nothing compared to their desperation when someone at the Jeffersonian is infected, and the only way to devise a cure is to solve the murder.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.
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 look into the death of an undercover cop after his body is found with diamonds inside his body. Their investigation must determine whether the man's time undercover turned him, or the ATM thieves he had infiltrated set him up. Back at the lab, Brennan is volunteered for a documentary of the Jeffersonian made for fund raising. First, though, she must find a way to be likable on film.moreless
The charred remains of a discharged Marine finds the team investigating a group who actively prepare for the apocalypse. Elsewhere, Booth and Brennan have mixed feelings when Sweets finally locates an apartment to rent.moreless
Booth and Brennan look into the murder of a Sierra Leone immigrant whose body was found at a hazardous waste facility stuffed in a barrel. At the lab, Cam and Arastoo's involvement is on the verge of discovery, while Booth and Brennan plan a vacation.moreless
Brennan's newest intern matches her intellectually, but his take on the evidence challenges her to stray from the scientific straight and narrow. Booth, meanwhile, worries her openness to borderline theories may affect his murder investigation.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
Brennan's late work day has disastrous results when she is shot by someone at the lab and the team's investigation reveals the shooter has a connection to the Jeffersonian. Meanwhile, at the hospital, Brennan struggles to reconcile the illogical visions of her mother with her absolute belief in science and reasoning.moreless
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 investigate two corpses found at the same burial site. The identifications reveal one was a terminal patient and the other her doula, hired to help her process her diagnosis and the end of her life. Booth and Brennan confront the different choices they might make in the same place. Back at the lab, Daisy returns, and her usual cataclysmic awkwardness is overlaid with a little bit extra as this is the first time she and Sweets have worked together since the break-up.moreless
Angela and Hodgins wake up to find a corpse dangling in the canopy of their bed and they soon discover that it was planned by Pelant, who has come back for revenge. Hodgins wants to go after him head on, but Booth tries to convince him that he should work within the system. Later, the Jeffersonian team discovers that the corpse belongs to a Special Forces agent who worked for the largest supplier of mercenaries and Angela and Hodgins decide to start an investigation of their own without the help of the team to protect their family.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
A famous archaeologist who can't get published is murdered just as he discovers a career-restoring find, and the Jeffersonian team is tasked with the investigation.
While investigating a boy's murder, the team allows Avalon Harmonia access to the body after she claims the boy's soul hasn't passed on. Avalon's work causes the scientists to reexamine what they believe about life after death.moreless
A street artist who fell into his own glue while converting a billboard poses a challenge to the team when part of a dead comedian's body in his glue gets stuck on him. Booth goes undercover at a comedy club to identify suspects, and Angela is drawn to the artist.moreless
Booth and Brennan investigate how a crime-scene cleaner's body washed to shore inside a sealed pod. Back at the lab, Angela and Hodgins discover Cam's been keeping a secret.
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
The team is called to identify a woman's mutilated body after it is dumped in a city garbage can. Brennan has difficulty keeping her home and work lives separate after Booth takes pity on Sweets and invites him to stay with them until he has his own place again.moreless