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'Bones' Season 8 Episode 18 “The Survivor in the Soap”

On this week’s season 8 episode of Bones, extremely educated new intern Dr. Oliver Wells starts working at the Jeffersonian, his quick-learning, enthusiastic personality challenges Brennan as he gets under her skin with his eccentric but undeniable observations, causing her to try to be more open-minded about many scientific questions. Meanwhile, Booth worries she may have gone too far when she accepts the possibility of time travel as a factor in a murder investigation.

Bones is an American crime comedy-drama television series currently in its eighth season, that premiered on the Fox network in the United States on September 13, 2005. The show is based on real-life forensic anthropologist and novelist Kathy Reichs. Dr. Temperance Brennan (Emily Deschanel), with each episode focusing on an FBI case file concerning the mystery behind human remains brought by FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz).

When the standard methods of identifying a body are useless (when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed), law enforcement calls on Brennan (Bones) for her uncanny ability to read clues left behind in the victim’s bones. While most people can’t handle Brennan’s intelligence, her drive for the truth or the way she flings herself headlong into every investigation is an exception.

The rest of the main cast includes Michaela Conlin, T. J. Thyne, Eric Millegan, Tamara Taylor, Jonathan Adams, and John Francis Daley.

Bones “The Survivor in the Soap” airs Monday, March 4, (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Spoiler pictures below:

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  1. Bonesfan2000 says:

    This season of Bones has been the most compelling overall, I think. The cases have just been better this season, and the side storylines between characters have been much more interesting (like Cam and Arastoo’s secret relationship). There have been a few episodes I need to catch up with because Monday nights are usually my late shift at DISH, so I’m never home in time to watch it live. Fortunately I have Bones recording automatically for me to my DISH Hopper so I can watch on my schedule. It will automatically record all the primetime shows from FOX automatically, without me having to set a timer for every show, or worry about DVR conflicts.

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