T.V. Series Review: Bones Season 6

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T.V. Series Review: Bones Season 6 Summary

The sixth season of the American television series Bones premiered on September 23, 2010, and concluded on May 19, 2011, on Fox.

Season 6, Episode 1: The Mastodon in the Room

Seven months have passed and Caroline Julian calls the team back to the Jeffersonian in Washington, D.C. to help save Cam’s career as they work to help solve a controversial case regarding the remains of a young boy.

Season 6, Episode 2: The Couple in the Cave

The team works on trying to discover the identities of a couple whose bodies were found in a cave. Booth’s war correspondent girlfriend, Hannah Burley, returns to Washington, D.C. and Brennan re-evaluates her relationship with him after realizing he’s genuinely happy with Hannah.

Season 6, Episode 3: The Maggots in the Meathead

Booth and Brennan investigate the remains of Richie “The V” Genaro, who was last seen partying in a Jersey Shore nightclub. Brennan’s pop culture knowledge is tested when she believes she watched a documentary about the people in Jersey Shore, but it was actually a reality show. Meanwhile, Hannah makes friends with the Jeffersonian team and Angela tries to keep her pregnancy a secret.

Season 6, Episode 4: The Body and the Bounty

The team goes on a search for missing body parts after they find a decomposing skull and hands in a dumpster. After the victim is identified as a bounty hunter who was searching for a killer named Charles Braverman, the team discovers that someone else is also looking for Braverman, resulting in a chase with an unexpected suspect. Meanwhile, Brennan makes children’s show star Professor Bunsen Jude “The Science Dude” (guest star David Alan Grier) her new intern.

Season 6, Episode 5: The Bones That Weren’t

A ballet dancer is murdered and Booth and Brennan are led to suspect a group of street dancers in the crime. Meanwhile, Booth’s girlfriend Hannah is shot, leading Booth to worry about her health.

Season 6, The Shallow in the Deep

The team is tasked with identifying the skeletal remains of the Amalia Rose, a 150-year-old slave ship found off the coast of Maryland. It turns into a murder investigation when they discover that some of the bones are from a much more recently deceased person. Sweets has trouble keeping a platonic relationship with Daisy and has to make a decision while Cam finds a personal connection to the slave ship.

Season 6, Episode 7: The Babe in the Bar

When human remains are found inside the world’s largest chocolate bar, an eccentric candy mogul (Wayne Knight) falls under suspicion. The team investigates the puzzling way the remains got there. Meanwhile, Cam is worried about what college Michelle attends and Hodgins plans a party to reveal Angela’s pregnancy, even though everybody already knows.

Season 6, Episode 8: The Twisted Bones in the Melted Truck

A burnt corpse found in a truck leads Brennan and Booth to a local high school where the victim’s wife works as a teacher and they find evidence of an illicit relationship between her and one of her students. Meanwhile, Hannah tries to form a bond with Booth’s son and Sweets helps Daisy with a government psychological exam.

Season 6, Episode 9: The Doctor in the Photo

Brennan discovers the body of a surgeon found in a tough neighborhood with multiple skull fractures, but no indication of why or how she got there. Brennan begins to identify with the victim after learning more about her past. The case leads her to retrace the victim’s final steps to help solve the case. She also makes a discovery about herself and learns a lesson about taking chances with the help of a Jeffersonian security guard, Micah Leggat (Enrico Colantoni).

Season 6, Episode 10: The Body in the Bag

Hannah discovers Brennan and Booth’s past and starts avoiding Brennan, pushing Brennan to confront her. A case involving a liquid explosion of human remains causes Brennan, Booth, and Cam to become covered in evidence. Sweets believes Booth still has feelings for Brennan. Hodgins and Angela begin to talk about their future including where they want to raise their family.

Season 6, Episode 11: The Bullet in the Brain

Heather Taffet aka “The Gravedigger” (Deirdre Lovejoy) faces her final appeal before being sentenced to death. While being escorted to the courthouse, she is shot and decapitated by an unknown sniper. Initially Bones’ father Max (Ryan O’Neal) is listed as a suspect due to his criminal tendencies, but when the team discovers that it was a professional hit, Booth, a former Army sniper, is forced to question an old Army colleague. Sweets deals with the aftermath of the shooting as he was very close by when she was killed and also what Taffet said to him earlier about being a “weak link”. Booth eventually discovers the shooter is Jacob Broadsky (Arnold Vosloo), a professional sniper and mentor whom he once knew. The case gets personal when he discovers that Broadsky purchased land using his name.

Season 6, Episode 12: The Sin in the Sisterhood

Booth and Brennan investigate the death of a man who was found in a cornfield. The man was a polygamist, married to three women, who are also sisters. Cam believes her relationship with her boyfriend (played by Elon Gold) is in trouble, so they try to make it a priority.

Season 6, Episode 13: The Daredevil in the Mold

The remains of a BMX rider are found on the roof of a warehouse after a failed stunt attempt. The team investigates the accident and determine that he was killed by blunt physical force, indicating he was murdered. Sweets asks Booth for advice as he plans on proposing to Daisy, while Booth proposes to Hannah showcasing his commitment. Hannah declines, saying she can’t commit.

Season 6, Episode 14: The Bikini in the Soup

On Valentine’s Day, the team investigates the liquefied remains of a wedding planner found in her home. Cam pressures the team to solve the case so she can spend time with her boyfriend to celebrate the holiday. Booth and Brennan both downplay the significance of Valentine’s Day, while Hodgins plans a special day for Angela.

Season 6, Episode 15: The Killer in the Crosshairs

After successfully killing the Gravedigger, sniper Jacob Broadsky strikes again, killing a prior suspect who escaped the justice system. Booth uses his military training to try to stop Broadsky before he hits another intended target. Angela’s father (Billy Gibbons) visits the Jeffersonian where he insists on being able to name his unborn grandchild, much to Hodgins’ dismay.

Season 6, Episode 16: The Blackout in the Blizzard

After a blizzard causes a citywide blackout, the team must think of creative ways to solve a murder case that could be connected to a possible viral outbreak of Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever(CCHF). Booth and Brennan are trapped inside the elevator in Booth’s apartment during the blackout, with Sweets outside where he starts a touchy conversation concerning their relationship. Meanwhile, Angela and Hodgins receive troubling news that could affect their unborn child.

Season 6, Episode 17: The Feet on the Beach

After a flood on the U.S.-Canada border, eight pairs of dismembered feet are discovered, with seven pairs being identified as research corpses from a nearby university body farm. Brennan forms an alliance with Canadian forensic podiatrist Dr. Douglas Filmore (Scott Lowell) when he takes the remains to Canada. Meanwhile, Cam continues to make college plans for her daughter, which her daughter may not like.

Season 6, Episode 18: The Truth in the Myth

The remains of a host of a mythbuster television show are found in the wilderness and appear as if he was killed by the mythic reptile-mammal hybrid known as the Chupacabra. The victim was attempting to debunk the myth. Meanwhile, Jeffersonian intern Vincent Nigel-Murray, who is a recovering alcoholic, makes amends as well as confessions to the team.

Season 6, Episode 19: The Finder

The remains of a maritime museum security guard are found in the Florida Everglades, after attempting to steal an 18th-century nautical chart fragment which is used to discover treasures. To help solve the crime, Booth gets the help of Walter Sherman (Geoff Stults), a former U.S. soldier and Iraq war veteran, who has the ability to unearth anything. Along with Sherman, they are also assisted by his colleagues, Ike Latulippe (Saffron Burrows) and Leo Knox (Michael Clarke Duncan). During the case, Brennan tests Sherman’s skills, while Booth has cold feelings about his former military comrade.

Season 6, Episode 20: The Pinocchio in the Planter

The team investigates the murder of an ad man whose remains were found on a community center playground. After investigating, they learn the victim burned bridges by having an aggressive attitude and by being brutally honest. Meanwhile, the team tries to be more honest in their relationships and Angela has Hodgins face the reality of their pregnancy.

Season 6, Episode 21: The Signs in the Silence

The team believes a 15-year-old Jane Doe, who is deaf and refuses to communicate, potentially committed murder. She was found covered in blood and holding a knife. Meanwhile, Hodgins is unaware of details regarding Angela’s pregnancy, because Angela has kept them from him. Bones struggles with her inability to convey emotion after Sweets talks her out of using force to get answers from the suspected murderer.

Season 6, Episode 22: The Hole in the Heart

Booth and the Jeffersonian Institute team continue to search for Jacob Broadsky and his more recent phone call to Booth suggests he intends to go after his team. Booth finds another body on a piece of land Broadsky was believed to be; a former fellow sniper, Broadsky has taken his rifle. While examining the body, Broadsky kills Vincent Nigel-Murray, though the intended target was Booth. While the rest of the team struggles with their colleague’s death, Booth becomes more determined to catch Broadsky once and for all. Brennan spends the night at Booth’s apartment and, in a conversation with Angela, it is implied that she slept with him. At the lab, Hodgins deduces that the bullet has traces from a shipping port and that Broadsky could be hiding there. Meanwhile Booth faces off with his former mentor and is forced to use unorthodox methods to capture him. In the end the team honors Vincent by singing his favorite song, “Coconut” while taking his body to be sent to England.

Season 6, Episode 23: The Change in the Game

Some unidentifiable and gruesome remains were lodged in the pinsetter at a bowling lane and evidence suggests foul play. Booth and Brennan go undercover in a bowling league with the help of Brennan’s father Max, who used to be in the victim’s bowling team. Meanwhile, Angela works from the hospital via webcam as she comes closer to giving birth. The episode ends with Brennan telling Booth that she is pregnant and that he’s the father of her unborn child.

T.V. Series Review: Bones Season 6 Review

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Season 6 is come and gone, rewatching this for at least the 6th time. I truly miss this show. It is fun, quirky, interesting and has great character development. I promise you if you like crime related shows, this one is for you.

Let me know down below which episode was your favorite.

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