Socially awkward forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan teams up with intuitive FBI agent Seeley Booth to investigate crimes that have left scant evidence behind: namely, the bones of the deceased.
After a provocative Season 4 finale, a new dynamic heats up between forensic anthropologist "Bones" Brennan and FBI agent Seeley Booth. They team up on a new slate of cases in which Bones employs her knack for investigating victims' remains.
- 1Harbingers in a Fountain
Season 5 : Episode 1 44 minutesHarbingers in a Fountain
Angela's psychic (guest star Cyndi Lauper) predicts there are multiple bodies buried under a fountain. Booth and Brennan find 11 bodies exactly so.
- 2The Bond in the Boot
Season 5 : Episode 2 44 minutesThe Bond in the Boot
Brennan and Booth investigate the body of a man killed for the contents of his briefcase. Evidence leads the team to suspect secret operatives.
- 3The Plain in the Prodigy
Season 5 : Episode 3 44 minutesThe Plain in the Prodigy
When human remains are found alongside the railroad, Brennan and Booth are called to the case. The bones belong to a member of the Amish community.
- 4The Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Season 5 : Episode 4 43 minutesThe Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Brennan and Booth investigate remains found at a neighborhood block party. Suburban scandals give each neighbor in the cul-de-sac a motive.
- 5The Night at the Bones Museum
Season 5 : Episode 5 43 minutesThe Night at the Bones Museum
Brennan and Booth are called to investigate what appears to be charred human remains on an electrical fence. The corpse is determined to be a mummy.
- 6The Tough Man in the Tender Chicken
Season 5 : Episode 6 43 minutesThe Tough Man in the Tender Chicken
The team investigates the mutilated remains of a chicken farmer who was set to inherit a chicken factory aggressively protested for animal cruelty.
- 7The Dwarf in the Dirt
Season 5 : Episode 7 43 minutesThe Dwarf in the Dirt
Still suffering some lingering effects from his brain surgery, Booth has to get recertified for FBI marksmanship, but is not the accurate shot he was.
- 8The Foot in the Foreclosure
Season 5 : Episode 8 43 minutesThe Foot in the Foreclosure
Booth's grandfather, Hank, comes to live with him and tags along as Brennan and Booth investigate charred remains found by a real estate agent.
- 9The Gamer in the Grease
Season 5 : Episode 9 43 minutesThe Gamer in the Grease
When remains are discovered in a truck, Brennan and Booth learn the victim was the only player to have achieved a perfect score on a video game.
- 10The Goop on the Girl
Season 5 : Episode 10 43 minutesThe Goop on the Girl
When a man dressed as Santa blows himself up during a botched bank robbery, Brennan and Booth work to identify the bomber and determine his motives.
- 11The X in the File
Season 5 : Episode 11 43 minutesThe X in the File
An out-of-this-world case brings Brennan and Booth to New Mexico, where they investigate human remains with extraterrestrial attributes.
- 12The Proof in the Pudding
Season 5 : Episode 12 43 minutesThe Proof in the Pudding
Government agents put the lab on lock down and demand that Brennan and her team determine a cause of death for a highly classified set of remains.
- 13The Dentist in the Ditch
Season 5 : Episode 13 43 minutesThe Dentist in the Ditch
When a human skeleton is discovered in the trenches of an old Civil War battleground, Brennan and Booth are called to the case.
- 14The Devil in the Details
Season 5 : Episode 14 43 minutesThe Devil in the Details
Brennan and Booth investigate a set of uniquely disfigured remains allegorizing biblical text. They learn that the victim is a former mental patient.
- 15The Bones on the Blue Line
Season 5 : Episode 15 43 minutesThe Bones on the Blue Line
When a subway train is thrown off the track by 60,000 gallons of flood water, a partially skeletonized body emerges out of the overflow.
- 16The Parts in the Sum of the Whole
Season 5 : Episode 16 43 minutesThe Parts in the Sum of the Whole
The milestone 100th episode takes viewers back six years as Brennan and Booth recount the first case they worked on together.
- 17The Death of the Queen Bee
Season 5 : Episode 17 43 minutesThe Death of the Queen Bee
The team's latest case takes Brennan back to high school, where she and Booth investigate the discovery of an unidentified skull and upper torso.
- 18The Predator in the Pool
Season 5 : Episode 18 43 minutesThe Predator in the Pool
When human remains are found in a shark, Brennan and Booth are sent in to identify the person. Evidence suggests the victim was prey to several fish.
- 19The Rocker in the Rinse Cycle
Season 5 : Episode 19 43 minutesThe Rocker in the Rinse Cycle
When the body of a rich thrill-seeker is found in a laundry machine, Booth and Brennan go to the last place he was seen: a rock 'n' roll fantasy camp.
- 20The Witch in the Wardrobe
Season 5 : Episode 20 43 minutesThe Witch in the Wardrobe
A cabin burns down in the woods revealing two bodies -- one of a modern-day witch and one from the days of the Salem Witch Trials.
- 21The Boy with the Answer
Season 5 : Episode 21 43 minutesThe Boy with the Answer
The trial of the Gravedigger hits close to home, and everyone at the Jeffersonian works overtime to uncover the forensic evidence for a conviction.
- 22The Beginning in the End
Season 5 : Episode 22 43 minutesThe Beginning in the End
The team works to uncover clues buried under a life's worth of possessions saved by a hoarder in order to solve the mystery of his death.