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Bones: The Fact In The Fiction

When extremely educated new intern Dr. Oliver Wells starts working at the Jeffersonian, his quick-learning, enthusiastic personality challenges Brennan as he gets under her skin with his eccentric but undeniable observations, causing her to try to be more open-minded about many scientific questions. Meanwhile, Booth worries she may have gone too far when she accepts the possibility of time travel as a factor in a murder investigation.

Source: FOX

Episode Info

Episode number: 8x17
Production Number: 8AKY13
Airdate: Monday February 25th, 2013
Special Airtime: 08:00 pm

Alternate Airdates:

CA (Global) Feb 25, 2013
UK (sky LIVING) May 01, 2013
AU (Seven) Aug 04, 2013
HU (RTL Klub) Dec 16, 2013

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Guest Stars
Brian KlugmanBrian Klugman
As Dr. Oliver Wells
Amanda Jane CooperAmanda Jane Cooper
As Courtney Johnson
Ken WeilerKen Weiler
As Chip
Kevin BigleyKevin Bigley
As Sidney Jouron
Maurice CompteMaurice Compte
As Alex Garcia
Tony PasqualiniTony Pasqualini
As Professor Hunter
Main Cast
Emily DeschanelEmily Deschanel
As Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan
David BoreanazDavid Boreanaz
As Special Agent Seeley Booth
Michaela ConlinMichaela Conlin
As Angela Montenegro
T.J. ThyneT.J. Thyne
As Dr. Jack Hodgins
Tamara TaylorTamara Taylor
As Dr. Camille "Cam" Saroyan
John Francis DaleyJohn Francis Daley
As Dr. Lance Sweets


The episode begins with a farmer plowing his field. He sees a corpse without a head. He tries to stop his tractor; but it is too late. He runs over the corpse. Next, Booth and Brenan arrive at the scene. Booth talks about investing in asteroid mining. Cam tells Brenan that the guy was actually an investment banker and farming was a getaway thing for him. He could not handle his tractor like his beamer. Hodgins declares that the victim died five days ago. Brenan checks the remains and says that it is a Hispanic male. But it is difficult to ID the victim without a head. Booth and Brenan are at the diner and a guy rushes in with something for Brenan. ..

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