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Season 6
September 23, 2010 - May 19, 2011
Season 6 is available on Blu-Ray/DVD  

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DVD release  
Region 1: October 11, 2011
Region 2: October 17, 2011
Region 4: November 9, 2011
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Season 6 is the sixth season of the FOX TV series Bones. The season premiered on September 23, 2010 with the episode The Mastodon in the Room.

Season Overview

The Interns so far have included:

Main Plots

  • The entire team returns to D.C. to save Dr Saroyan's job from being cut.
  • Angela and Hodgins come home from Paris pregnant.
  • Booth tries to convince himself that he has moved on after Brennan rejects him in season 5 and meets a woman, Hannah Burley when serving in Afghanistan.
  • The Gravedigger gets shot by an old sniper friend of Booth's when being transported to court. The sniper was paid by the Kent twins' (victims of the Gravedigger) father but then decides to become a serial killer himself. The result ends up in a character death

Opening Credits

The opening credits for Season 6 appear like this

Episode Guide

  The Mastodon in the Room September 23, 2010 601
Written By: Hart Hanson
Directed By: Ian Toynton
Seven months after both Bones and Booth left the country at the end of last season, Caroline calls them back to the Jeffersonian to help save Cam's job, as they work with her and the rest of the team to solve a controversial case.
  The Couple in the Cave September 30, 2010 602
Written By: Stephen Nathan
Directed By: Milan Cheylov
The team tries to identify a couple whose remains were found in a cave in a national park. A visit by Booth's girlfriend, war correspondent Hannah Burley, forces Brennan to take another look at her relationship with Booth.
  The Maggots in the Meathead October 7, 2010 603
Written By: Dean Lopata
Directed By: Tim Southam
Brennan and Booth investigate the remains of a young man who was seen the previous evening at a Jersey-shore nightclub. Angela does her best to keep her pregnancy secret and Hannah bonds with the squints.
  The Body and the Bounty October 14, 2010 604
Written By: Michael Peterson
Directed By: Dwight H. Little
A dismembered corpse is identified as a bounty hunter, and the team find they're not the only ones looking for a fugitive who is wanted for murder. Brennan makes children's show star, Professor Bunsen Jude, her new intern.
  The Bones that Weren't November 4, 2010 605
Written By: Pat Charles
Directed By: Jeannot Szwarc
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, leaving Booth to worry for her health.
  The Shallow in the Deep November 11, 2010 606
Written By: Carla Kettner
Directed By: Mark Helfrich
The proper burial of human remains from a slave ship leads to the discovery of a murder that may be tied to a boat that caters to romances between older women and younger men.
  The Babe in the Bar November 18, 2010 607
Written By: Karine Rosenthal
Directed By: Tim Southam
The team is called to the site of the world's largest chocolate bar, when it turns out there's more than chocolate in the bar. Cam is worried about Michelle's college choice.
  The Twisted Bones in the Melted Truck December 2, 2010 608
Written By: Josh Berman
Directed By: Gordon C. Lonsdale
A burnt corpse found in a truck leads Brennan and Booth to a local high school where the victim's wife works, and they find evidence of an illicit relationship between a teacher and a student.
  The Doctor in the Photo December 9th, 2010 609
Written By: Carla Kettner
Directed By: Ian Toynton
When the body of a surgeon is found in a tough neighborhood, Brennan is disturbed by how much she has in common with the victim, but her perspective may be just what the team needs to solve the case.
  The Body in the Bag January 20, 2011 610
Written By: Janet Lin
Directed By: Kate Woods
The team investigates the case of a body found in a shower with ties to a counterfeit operation. Booth and Hannah discuss his relationship with Brennan and Angela and Hodgins map out the future for their family.
  The Bullet in the Brain January 27, 2011 611
Written By: Karyn Usher
Directed By: David Boreanaz
The "Gravedigger" is blown away in front of the courthouse as she's delivered for a final appeal before her execution, and the hunt is on to find the sniper. It turns out to be a sharpshooter with a connection to Booth.
  The Sin in the Sisterhood February 3, 2011 612
Written By: Karyn Usher
Directed By: Rob Hardy
A body dressed as a scarecrow and found in a cornfield turns out to be a polygamist, but Booth and Brennan detect resentment among the man's three wives. Cam worries about the stability of her relationship with Dr. Lidner.
  The Daredevil in the Mold February 10, 2011 613
Written By: Dean Lopata
Directed By: Dwight H. Little
A BMX rider's remains on a warehouse roof appear to be the result of a stunt gone terribly awry, until Brennan and Booth uncover critical evidence that suggests the victim's death may not have been an accident.
  The Bikini in the Soup February 17, 2011 614
Written By: Lyla Oliver
Directed By: Ian Toynton
A wedding planner's remains are found in a tanning bed on Valentine's Day. Meanwhile, Cam hopes the investigation doesn't get in the way of her holiday plans and Hodgins learns that the most romantic gifts don't come with a price tag.
  The Killer in the Crosshairs February 24, 2011 615
Written By: Michael Peterson
Directed By: Milan Cheylov
After Jacob Broadsky, the sniper who killed the Grave Digger, strikes again, Booth must rely on his military training to stop him before the sharpshooter hits his next target.
  The Blackout in the Blizzard March 17, 2011 616
Written By: Karine Rosenthal
Directed By: David Boreanaz
A blackout during a blizzard hinders the investigation of a murder case that could have far-reaching consequences. Sweets gets a little too interpersonal when Brennan and Booth find themselves trapped in an elevator.
  The Feet on the Beach April 7, 2011 617
Written By: Pat Charles
Directed By: Emile Levisetti
Brennan reluctantly teams up with a Canadian podiatrist in order to gain access to her remains after seven pairs of feet are found washed up on the U.S. Canadian border.
  The Truth in the Myth April 14, 2011 618
Written By: Jonathan Goldstein & John Francis Daley
Directed By: Chad Lowe
The death of a myth-busting TV host in the West Virginia wilderness may be the work of the legendary chupacabra. Vincent Nigel-Murray's 12-step program features some shocking confessions.
  The Finder April 21, 2011 619
Written By: Hart Hanson
Directed By: Dan Sackheim
Booth calls on Walter Sherman, a fellow soldier with a bloodhound's tracking skills, for help with a case involving a 17th-century treasure map and the remains of a maritime-museum security guard found in the Everglades.
  The Pinocchio in the Planter April 28, 2011 620
Written By: Keith Foglesong
Directed By: Francois Velle
A murder victim made himself few friends by being overly honest, and team members find out why when they begin being more honest with each other. Meanwhile, Angela urges Hodgins to deal with the fact that she's pregnant.
  The Signs in the Silence May 5, 2011 621
Written By: Janet Lin & Stephen Nathan
Directed By: Dwight Little
A Jane Doe who is hearing impaired and unable to communicate, is found on the streets covered in blood and wielding a knife, leading the team to believe she is responsible for a recent murder.
  The Hole in the Heart May 12, 2011 622
Story By: Carla Kettner
Teleplay By: Carla Kettner & Karyn Usher
Directed By: Alex Chapple
When sniper-on-the-loose Jacob Broadsky claims another victim, Booth becomes more determined than ever to catch his elusive foe.
  The Change in the Game May 19, 2011 623
Written By: Hart Hanson & Stephen Nathan
Directed By: Ian Toynton
The unidentifiable remains of a male bowler are found lodged in the automatic pinsetter of a bowling lane. With no clear lead in the case, Booth and Brennan go undercover and join the very competitive team in hopes of finding clues.
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