Bones

AIRING ON A SPECIAL DAY AND TI...
THU 9/8c AUG 28

Bones Episode Recaps

Show your Support on Facebook!

The Man in the Cell

Recap Image

Air Date 1/31/07


Brennan and Booth walk the halls of a prison lead by Warden Everett to the cell where a major fire began. Inside the cell, Brennan inspects the body that was locked in. She's a little drowsy because the workman renovating the next-door apartment left a radio on all night, but she wakes up when the warden tells her that it is Howard Epps' cell. Brennan inspects Epps' burned body and finds that someone must have tossed accelerant on the body before they set it on fire, but when Brennan inspects Epps' wrist to check for the break that she had given him a year prior, she notes that this body has a freshly broken wrist. It's not Howard Epps. The Warden says that all prisoners have been accounted for, but Brennan cuts him off when she finds a DCFD tattoo and realizes that Epps must have killed a firefighter, stolen his clothes and mask, and walked out the front door.

ACT ONE:
At the lab, Zack, Angela, and Hodgins read an article about themselves that was published in the newspaper. It gives detailed bios on each of them and talks about the strong relationships they have in the workplace. Cam arrives and tells them to put the paper away and get her up to speed on what they found on the dead firefighters body. Hodgins says the accelerant was distilled alcohol and Zack confirms that the wrist was a fresh break.


In Brennan's office B&B sits with Epps' ex-wife Caroline Epps. She explains that she is no longer in contact with Howard. She explains that she's moved on and wants nothing to do with Howard or this investigation. She leaves and Brennan worries about her safety, meanwhile Booth is worried about Brennan's security. He doubles up security at the lab incase Epps comes after anyone. Then Brennan gets a phone call from Epps himself. He tells her that everything he does from this point on is her fault. He also tells her to "use her head." Brennan takes this as a clue. Booth has traced the call and they go to the pay phone he was using to find a small vile of bone dust.


View Full Recap »

Photos From This Episode

Latest Full Episodes

1DAY

Episodes appear online 1 day after airdate. Learn more

Season/
Episode
Episode Title Description Air Date Expires
9/24 The Recluse in the... (43:02)  
The Recluse in the ReclinerBooth becomes a target in an ongoing investigation.
05/19/2014 09/21/2014
9/23 The Drama in the... (43:58)  
The Drama in the QueenThe team investigates the murder of a man leading a double life.
05/12/2014 09/21/2014
9/22 The Nail in the... (42:51)  
The Nail in the CoffinThe team gets closer to discovering the identity of the ghost killer.
04/21/2014 09/21/2014
9/21 The Cold in the Case (43:21)  
The Cold in the CaseA murder victim is found cryogenically frozen.
04/14/2014 09/21/2014
9/20 The High in the Low (43:44)  
The High in the LowThe use of medical marijuana to treat pain affects the Jeffersonian team.
04/07/2014 09/21/2014

1 day

Episodes are available 1 day after airdate to subscribers of participating TV providers. Learn More

8 days

Episodes unlock 8 days after airdate.