Booth delves into his past when dead bodies start turning up around Washington, D.C., that are linked to his old Army unit. Meanwhile, Brennan worries about her father but wonders if she can trust him after he doesn't tell her about a medical procedure.moreless
A dismembered body of a well-known golfer who became a lumberjack takes the team to the Lumber Sports Regional Championships, where they learn about an affair with a married rival that could have led to her murder. Meanwhile, Hodgins looks for evidence that could prove Zack's innocence.moreless
The murder of a tutor of well-to-do students turns up a long list of possible suspects, including unhappy parents and a roommate with a criminal history. Meanwhile, Brennan thinks she'd be a better voice for her audio book than the one chosen for her.moreless
Aubrey's dad resurfaces and immediately presents a moral dilemma for him. Meanwhile, the murder of someone from Booth and Brennan's past is investigated.
Drama at a retirement home ensues when an elderly man's body is found in an acid dump site, and conversation at the lab turns to discussions of marriage and children.
A body is identified as a man who helped manufacture artificial-intelligence bots, and the team wonders if his own creation had something to do with his death. Meanwhile, Brennan plans her own surprise for everyone on her 40th birthday.moreless
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
A body is discovered at a glass recycling plant with a diamond in its jaw, and a French inspector works with the team as they each pursue their suspects. Elsewhere, Hodgins has ghost issues, and Booth is diagnosed with an eye condition.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
The death of a professional hockey player is investigated after his headless corpse is found in a river, and Booth's love of the sport proves to be an asset in the case, but it also reunites him with an old rival and puts him back on the ice. Meanwhile, Hodgins and Oliver compete to build a drone to retrieve the victim's head; and Brennan and Booth try to get their home organized and free of clutter.moreless
As part of a promotion for the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal lab, a film crew follows the team as they investigate a murder case involving a corpse buried in a landfill more than 10 years ago, and each member provides commentary in their fields of expertise.moreless