Dr. Jack Hodgins
Dr. Camille Saroyan
Dr. Lance Sweets
Special Agent Seeley Booth
Dr. Temperance Brennan
Near the beginning of the episode Brennan identifies the victim as a 23-year-old male. However, later in the episode Brennan says his birthday was 11-05-89, which would have made him only 19 years old at the time.
Sheriff Tina Mullins: They had a cannon, more like a blunderbuss really. Filled to the brim with bric-a-brac and shrapnel.
Bones and her team continue to use the name "blunderbuss" back at the lab, which is incorrect. A blunderbuss is a hand-held shotgun-type weapon. What was used was clearly a cannon. Also, depending upon the amount and type of powder used, the items put in the cannon (screws, nails, and so on) could have carried on for a mile and would have been a danger to anyone in the field.
Bones: What are we looking for this time?
Booth: I don't know. Fur, gray hair ... Anything that's gonna help us identify Beaver's cougar.
Bones: Beaver, otter, cougar ... This case is like a day at the zoo.
Booth: Bones, when I was in college, my frat, we stole a cadaver, dressed it up like Caesar and put it on a statue of a horse.
Bones: Would this by any chance be a fraternity of sociopaths?
Arastoo Vaziri: (discussing evidence with Brennan and Booth) I examined the nails very carefully for marks that would confirm it was shot from a nail gun. (to Booth) A nail gun leaves distinctive marks. Not from the hammering mechanism, you understand, but from the reloading mechanism.
Booth: Why are you telling me this?
Arastoo Vaziri: Dr. Brennan said to be especially polite to you when the science was difficult.
Booth: How stupid do you people think I am?!
Booth: I'm Jared's older brother, you know, he should listen to me.
Brennan: I could provide you with several societies where younger brothers are required under threat of death to do what their older brothers tell them.
Booth: I like those societies.
Brennan: Well, they're mostly extinct now.
Cam: Mr. Vaziri, do you have the x-rays?
Arastoo Vaziri: Yes, I have never seen so many foreign objects in human remains: arrows, marbles, jack, various coins, cutlery. My best guess is a nuclear explosion occurred just as the victim entered a 99¢ Store.
Angela: Well, uh, close. He was shot by a blunderbuss, pelted by an angry mob, and then burned.
Cam: Now that's what I call team spirit. (Angela and Arastoo give her awkward grins) I'm a wise-cracking pathologist with a dark sense of humor.
Molly Briggs: Me and Beaver? Sexually? Do I look like a blow-up doll?
Hodgins: (doing an experiment with Arastoo Vaziri) Coccyx test number one, Dr. Jack Hodgins supervising.
Cam: No. No no no.
Cam: Stop. This is an unnecessary experiment. The height of the fall can be calculated mathematically.
Arastoo Vaziri: Th-that is true. But I decided to humor Dr. Hodgins so we could bond over a project.
Cam: Why do you need to bond?
Arastoo Vaziri: He mistrusts Muslims.
Cam: Go, grab a beer together, but I am saying "no" to this experiment.
Hodgins: Yeah, I got that during the part where you said "no" seven times in a row.
Cam: I find that you don't pay attention to the first six.
Cam: Professor Twardosh was not Beaver's sex partner.
Booth: Okay, did anyone think that? Honestly. Because, I did not.
Brennan: Booth believes that the cringe factor was too high, even though cringe factor is not a valid mathematical construct.
Booth: Believe me, it is.
International Air Dates:
Sweden: June 21st, 2009 on TV3
Spain: July 24th, 2009 on Fox
Australia: August 16th, 2009 on Channel Seven
Finland: November 7th, 2009 on Sub
Norway: January 7th, 2010 on TV3
Slovakia: April 21st, 2010 on JOJ
Germany: April 29th, 2010 on RTL
Czech Republic: February 10th, 2011 on Prima
"Time Lapse Lifeline" by Maria Taylor (when Brennan is "staring at the bones until they speak to her")
"By & By" by Natalie Walker (when Booth, Brennan, and Sweets go to arrest the killer)
"Save You" by Matthew Perryman Jones (during the final scene)
The names of some of the characters in this episode are clear allusions to character names from the 1978 movie "Animal House" (which, like this Bones episode, was also about a college fraternity) These include: Dean Vernon Warner (Dean Vernon Wormer from "Animal House"), Greg Harmalard (Greg Marmalard from "Animal House"), and Robert Hooper (Robert Hoover from "Animal House").
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