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Bones: The Gamer in the Grease

The remains of a video gamer are found in a grease truck, and Booth and Brennan soon uncover that the victim, Steve Rifton, is the only gamer to have a perfect score on a particular video game. His perfect score helped him to link a partnership with a gaming referee, but this partnership created animosity toward him in the gaming world. Meanwhile, Hogins, Sweets and intern Colin Fischer camp out for tickets to a movie premiere.

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x9
Production Number: 5AKY09
Airdate: Thursday December 03rd, 2009
Special Airtime: 08:00 pm

Director: Kate Woods
Writer: Dean Lopata

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Dec 10, 2009
NL (RTL 4) Mar 29, 2010

  • Currently 8.9/10
8.9/10 (28 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Joel David Moore
As Colin Fisher
Evan Arnold
As Keith Seeger
Jessalyn Wanlim
As Dierdre Ryan
Jordan Orr
As Doug Seeger
Kaylee Defer
As Tory Payne
Laura Heisler
As Jill Rifton
Nick Nordella
As Junior
Oren Skoog
As Billy Gabel
Sam Golzari
As Chris Ballinger
Main Cast
Emily Deschanel
As Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan
David Boreanaz
As Special Agent Seeley Booth
Michaela Conlin
As Angela Montenegro
T.J. Thyne
As Dr. Jack Hodgins
Tamara Taylor
As Dr. Camille "Cam" Saroyan
John Francis Daley
As Dr. Lance Sweets
Episode Notes
Rating: 9.931 million

Tory Payne is the name of series creator Hart Hansen's niece.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Matthew Perryman JonesRain or Shineclosing scene
Matthew Ryan (1)The World Is...Mr. Seeger confesses

Episode Quotes
Cam: Do you know where the cricket and the grass came from?
Hodgins: Yes, yes. North America.
Cam: Great, so Asia's out.

Bones:Obviously you created a geographical Venn diagram
Booth: No, no, no, no, no. Incorrect. What I've shown here is that they overlapped in the same area.
Bones: You need to google Venn diagram.
Booth: No.

Bones: Well, are we going tell her about the clacka-mow-boom, chicka-mow-mow-boom?
Booth: No, no. It's wow-chicka-wow-wow, not a-boom clacka-mow-mow.

Episode Goofs
Angela tells Hodgins, Sweets and Fisher that they cannot watch movies on her monitor. However, during "A Night at the Bones Museum," Angela and Brennan watch The Mummy.

Cultural References
The movie Fisher, Sweets and Hodgins wait in line for is an actual film. Guest star Joel David Moore (Fisher) appears in Avatar.

Episode References
Hodgins got his tattoo of Angela in "The Science In the Physicist."

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