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Bones: The Pathos in the Pathogens

The Jeffersonian team rushes to prevent a viral outbreak while investigating the murder of journalist Mia Garrett after her infected body is found at a biohazard facility. When the mutated virus that killed Mia infects Jeffersonian intern Arastoo Vaziri, their only chance of saving him is by solving the murder. Tension and passion build as the team races against the clock to find the killer - and the cure

Source: FOX

Episode Info

Episode number: 8x23
Production Number: 8AKY19
Airdate: Monday April 22nd, 2013
Special Airtime: 08:00 pm

Director: (Unknown)
Writer: (Unknown)

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Jun 12, 2013
AU (Seven) Sep 22, 2013

  • Currently 6.4/10
6.4/10 (5 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Pej VahdatPej Vahdat
As Arastoo Vaziri
Kenneth MitchellKenneth Mitchell
As Ben Carr
Laura Kai ChenLaura Kai Chen
As Dr. Tessa Burke
Lennie Loftin (1)Lennie Loftin (1)
As Dr. Leonard Thorne
MacKenzie AstinMacKenzie Astin
As Dr. Ivan Jacobs
Robert MailhouseRobert Mailhouse
As Byron Fuller
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 at the Jeffersonian, where plastic sheets with Bio-hazard warnings, are being put up. Everyone one in the lab is suiting up. Cam tells Brennan that the remains were found near Maryland, next to a place where bio-hazard wastes are disposed. The CDC has still not confirmed if the infection is viral, bacterial or blood borne. Dr. Jacob from CDC joins the Jeffersonian team. He has brought the remains with him. He suggests that an ID of the victim could give them an idea as to where he/she could have contracted the disease from. They examine the remains and Vaziri points out that the victim is a female between the age of 25-30 years. ..

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