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Bones: The Maiden in the Mushrooms

The Jeffersonian team investigates the murder of a TV producer. Meanwhile, Brennan has trouble accepting the fact that Christine might be an "average" child, when her daughter gets accused of biting another classmate. Then, Hodgins uses all of his tools at the Jeffersonian to chemically recreate Finn's special hot sauce

Source: FOX

Episode Info

Episode number: 8x21
Production Number: 8AKY17
Airdate: Monday April 01st, 2013
Special Airtime: 08:00 pm

Director: Jeannot Szwarc
Writer: Lyla Oliver

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) May 29, 2013
AU (Seven) Sep 01, 2013

  • Currently 5.8/10
5.8/10 (5 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Susan Feniger
As Herself

Guest Stars
Luke Kleintank
As Finn Abernathy
Allison Scagliotti
As Jill Ryan
Danielle Harris
As Rebecca Pearce
Duncan Bravo
As Sanjay Patel
Gina Hecht
As Judge Trudy
Jason Gerhardt
As Bailiff Griff
Jeff Howard (1)
As Timothy
Kim Hidalgo
As Grace
Yelyna De Leon
As Pabla Sepulveda

Co-Guest Stars
Rose Colasanti
As Litigant
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


The episode begins with a couple arriving at an old factory for a treasure hunt. They end up digging into a bed of mushrooms and the guy pulls out a skull. They freak out and run. At home, Booth arrives with Christine and he shows Brennan Christine’s painting. Brennan compares it to abstract art. He tells her that Christine bit another child at the day care and Brennan refuses to believe it. Before they could get into an argument, the phone rings. They arrive at the crime scene. Brennan declares that the victim is a Caucasian woman in her mid twenties. ..

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