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Bones: The Superhero in the Alley

Booth and Brennan investigate when a decomposing body is found in an alley with an unknown cause of death. While Brennan tries to determine whether or not the victim was murdered, she realizes she may have more in common with the victim than she thought.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x12
Production Number: 1AKY12
Airdate: Wednesday February 08th, 2006
Special Airtime: 09:00 pm


Alternate Airdates:

DE (RTL) Dec 21, 2006
FI (Sub) Feb 22, 2008
NL (RTL 4) Sep 28, 2009

  • Currently 8.7/10
8.7/10 (12 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
John M. Jackson
As Dep. Director Sam Cullen
Recurring
Aaron Paul
As Stew Ellis
Adriana Demeo
As Abigail Zealey
Finneus Egan
As Swipe
Ivar Brogger
As John Kelton
John Mese
As Ted McGruder
Josh Keaton
As Yasutani the Terrible
Judith Hoag
As Helen Granger
Michael Dunn (2)
As Citizen 14/Warren Granger
Sarah Aldrich
As Lucy McGruder
Suzette Craft
As Kelly Meira
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
Eric Millegan
As Dr. Zack Addy
Jonathan Adams (1)
As Dr. Daniel Goodman
Episode Notes
Booth left his Sharpshooter medal on Warren's casket.



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Avenged SevenfoldBat Country 
Black Rebel Motorcycle ClubFeel it Now 
Donnie IrisAh! Leah! 
KIXBody Talk 
She Wants RevengeOut Of Control 


Episode Quotes
Temperance: Booth, are you a nerd?
Booth: First of all, you mean 'geek', and no, I'm not, okay? It's quite normal for an American male to read comics.

(To the Doomsday group.)
Booth: Guys, this is actually a real live woman. Something you don't see everyday.

(Inside the bowling alley.)
Booth: Ya smell that?
Temperance: Yes, I do.
Booth: Ya know what that is, Bones?
Temperance: Wax, popcorn, feet, deodorant,...
Booth: That is America, Bones.

Booth: Ya know. Could you please, maybe just for once, try not to piss everyone off around you?

Temperance: Wait. No, wait. We are allowing the comic book story to generate too many hypotheses.
Hodgins: I only heard the 'go get the bad guy' hypothesis.

Stew Ellis: Dude, Abby's cute in a chick geek kinda way, but she's definitely not that kind of betty you go to the death chamber for.

(To Booth.)
Temperance: He wanted to make a difference in the world before he died.... I told you he was more like you than me.



Episode Goofs
Zack was reading a Sylvester and Tweety comic, not a Bugs Bunny one.



Cultural References
Booth: ...more like Columbine nerds.

This is a reference to the the April 20th, 1999 Columbine High School massacre where two students went on a shooting spree killing twelve students and a teacher. They also wounded twenty-four others before committing suicide.

Abigail Zealey: He gave me his entire Neil Gaiman collection.

Neil Gaiman is a writer, novelist and poet. His works include the comic 'The Sandman,' a biography of the band, Duran Duran, and many graphic novels.



Warning: Bones season 1 episode 12 guide may contain spoilers
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