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Bones: Judas on a Pole

When a mans body is found gutted, burned and hung up like a scarecrow on the roof of the Federal Building, Booth and Brennan are called in to identify the charred remains and determine who was behind the murder. Based on several factors, Booth determines the victim was a snitch working within an organized crime syndicate. Brennans brother, Russ, tells her he got a mysterious call from their long-lost father, warning him they are in danger, and Brennan is contacted by a priest, who delivers a message from their father insisting she and Booth drop the case. Brennan and Booth determine the murdered victim was ex-FBI agent Garrett Delaney, who was tracking Russ and planning to kill him, giving more credence to their fathers warning. As more clues come to light and a government conspiracy is revealed, Booth and Brennan make a shocking discovery as to who was behind Delaneys murder, and Booth is forced to make one of the most important decisions of his career, with very personal ramifications. Meanwhile, Zack must defend his dissertation, the last step to completing his doctorate, but needs some help from Angela to help him get taken seriously.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x11
Production Number: 2AKY11
Airdate: Wednesday December 13th, 2006
Special Airtime: 08:00 pm

Director: David Duchovny
Writer: Hart Hanson

Alternate Airdates:

DE (RTL) Nov 08, 2007

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9/10 (9 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Ryan ORyan O'Neal
As Father Toby Coulter

Guest Stars
Loren DeanLoren Dean
As Russ Brennan
Patricia BelcherPatricia Belcher
As Asst. U.S. Attorney Caroline Julian
Ryan CutronaRyan Cutrona
As FBI Dep. Director Kirby
Lou Beatty, Jr.Lou Beatty, Jr.
As Marvin Beckett
Barbara WilliamsBarbara Williams
As Barbara Harper
Madison MasonMadison Mason
As Judge Ted Kemper
Bryan CuprillBryan Cuprill
As Asst. U.S. Attorney Dan Burridge
Kathy ReichsKathy Reichs
As Professor Constance Wright
Joseph RuskinJoseph Ruskin
As Professor William Grayson

Co-Guest Stars
Joe E. Davis (1)Joe E. Davis (1)
As Security Guard
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
Eric Millegan
As Dr. Zack Addy
Episode Notes
Kathy Reichs, whom the character Temperance "Bones" Brennan is based on and a producer of the show, makes a guest appearance.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
PlaceboRunning Up That Hill 

Warning: Bones season 2 episode 11 guide may contain spoilers
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