The Jeffersonian team and prosecutor Caroline Julian (Patricia Belcher) work to convict Heather Taffet aka the Gravedigger (Deirdre Lovejoy) during her trial who is defending herself. Brennan, Booth, and Hodgins are forced to drop their own charges against Taffet once they discover the missing remains of a young boy that was killed by the Gravedigger, so they could work and testify against Taffet. Believing Taffet will not get convicted, Brennan's father Max tries to kill her with a sniper rifle, but Booth is able to stop him and Max is put in jail until the trial is over. After several attempts of finding evidence that Taffet is able to successfully argue against, Hodgins discover a dust mite from the boy's mouth that contains the DNA of Taffet when he bit her. This evidence proves successful as the jury convicts Taffet of kidnapping and murder, but Taffet warns Brennan "that it's not over". The team later celebrate over drinks at the Founding Fathers bar.

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Bones Season 5

# Title Air Date
Bones
5:1 Harbingers in the Fountain Sep 17, 2009
5:2 The Bond in the Boot Sep 24, 2009
5:3 The Plain in the Prodigy Oct 1, 2009
5:4 The Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Oct 8, 2009
5:5 A Night at the Bones Museum Oct 15, 2009
5:6 The Tough Man in the Tender Chicken Nov 5, 2009
5:7 The Dwarf in the Dirt Nov 12, 2009
5:8 The Foot in the Foreclosure Nov 19, 2009
5:9 The Gamer in the Grease Dec 3, 2009
5:10 The Goop on the Girl Dec 10, 2009
5:11 The X in the File Jan 14, 2010
5:12 The Proof in the Pudding Jan 21, 2010
5:13 The Dentist in the Ditch Jan 28, 2010
5:14 The Devil in the Details Feb 4, 2010
5:15 The Bones on the Blue Line Apr 1, 2010
5:16 The Parts in the Sum of the Whole Apr 8, 2010
5:17 The Death of the Queen Bee Apr 15, 2010
5:18 The Predator in the Pool Apr 22, 2010
5:19 The Rocker in the Rinse Cycle Apr 29, 2010
5:20 The Witch in the Wardrobe May 6, 2010
5:21 The Boy with the Answer May 13, 2010
5:22 The Beginning in the End May 20, 2010

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