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Bones: The Man With The Bone

When a body is discovered holding a 300-year-old finger, Booth and Brennan are lead to a dive site near Assateague Island where pirate treasure may be hidden. Hodgins is able to leave the lab and participates a dive that locates more remains, some of which were stolen from the Jeffersonian's collection. However, when Hodgins volunteers for another dive, Booth and Brennan must race to save his life when they identify the killer.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x18
Production Number: 1AKY16
Airdate: Wednesday April 05th, 2006
Special Airtime: 08:00 pm


Alternate Airdates:

DE (RTL) Feb 01, 2007
NL (RTL 4) Nov 09, 2009

  • Currently 8.6/10
8.6/10 (10 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
John M. JacksonJohn M. Jackson
As Dep. Director Sam Cullen
Recurring
Chris Payne GilbertChris Payne Gilbert
As Eric Hughes
Cullen DouglasCullen Douglas
As Harry Tepper
David Wells (1)David Wells (1)
As Harley Frankel
Fredric Lane (1)Fredric Lane (1)
As Giles Hardewicke
Harris ShoreHarris Shore
As Anthony Kendall
Lindsey StoddartLindsey Stoddart
As Katie Ney
Michael ChieffoMichael Chieffo
As Mayor Frank Ney
Robert FoxworthRobert Foxworth
As Branson Rose
Rodney RowlandRodney Rowland
As Dane McGinnis

Co-Guest Stars
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
Eric MilleganEric Millegan
As Dr. Zack Addy
Jonathan Adams (1)Jonathan Adams (1)
As Dr. Daniel Goodman
Episode Notes
This episode talks of Blackbeard's treasure buried in a deep hole on Assateague Island, MD. This is a slight parody of what has been dubbed "The Money Pit" The Money Pit is an excavation site, per se, on Oak Island, Nova Scotia, Canada where many have been digging for treasure. Who's treasure may be buried is up for debate. It is speculated that it could be anyone from Captain Kid to Marie Antoinette's jewels to the treasure of the Knights Templar.



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Flogging MollyWhistles the Wind 


Episode Quotes
Temperance: This is a corpse... with skin.
Harry Tepper: She is good.
Temperance: You know I don't work with skin.

(Booth walks into the lab.)
Zack: Dr. Brennan, the destroyer of evidence is here.
Booth: Hey, I assume that's a joke so no one get's hurt.

Temperance: Why are you guys smiling?
Booth, Hodgins, and Zack: (In unison./i]) Pirates!
Angela: It's a guy thing, sweetie.

Temperance: FBI! You're all under arrest.
Bones: Come on, Bones. You don't get to say that. I'm the one with the badge.

Giles Hardewicke: The FBI is involved now?
Bones: You know, murder on federal ground. We like to, ah, poke around a little.

Zack: So you believe in pirates?
Hodgins: Pirates aren't Santa, Zack. They did exist. They did have treasures and they did bury them.
Zack: Ya know, I did have an eye patch when I was six.
Hodgins: Who didn't, my friend? Who didn't?

Temperance: Did you find my bones?
Booth: Ooo, maybe you just wanna, ya know, chill a little.
Temperance: Chill?!
Booth: Ya know, take a pill.
Temperance: Listen dude! My lab was violated. My bones were stole, so I think I'll remain warm for a little while longer.

Booth: You need a better screening process down at the museum.
Dr. Goodman: Ironic given we contract that out to the FBI.



Episode Goofs
At the end of the episode, Booth shoots the monitor that doesn't show Hodgin's video feed and then when Dane gives up, that monitor isn't destroyed anymore.



Cultural References
Booth: ...and the, ah, Golden Goose keep,... pfft, pfft,... laying those eggs.

The Golden Goose was a character in the fairy tale, Jack and the Beanstalk. The goose was owned by the Giant at the top of the beanstalk and laid golden eggs. Jack attempts to steal the goose from the Giant.

Temperance: That was the Three Musketeers.

The Three Musketeers is a novel, written by Alexandre Dumas in 1844, about the adventures of Musketeers, Aramis, Athos, and Porthos, and a young Musketeer hopeful, d'Artagnan. The novel and the characters have since been adapted and reworked through the years to new novels and films.



Warning: Bones season 1 episode 18 guide may contain spoilers
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