Sep. 13, 2005
Final Season
60 min.
FOX TV Network

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Bones - 12x03 The New Tricks in the Old Dogs

12x03 The New Tricks in the Old Dogs

3.75/5 (12 votes)
First Aired: Jan. 17, 2017 on FOX
Summary: When the body of an old man is found in an acid dump site, the team becomes enmeshed in retirement home drama. As they explore the case, talk of marriage and kids begins to dominate the conversation back at the lab

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Main Characters in this Episode

Guest Stars

Temperance Brennan played by Emily Deschanel
Seeley Booth played by David Boreanaz
Camille Saroyan played by Tamara Taylor
Jack Hodgins played by T.J. Thyne
James Aubrey played by John Boyd (XI)
Rufus Tucker played by Edward Asner
Red Hudmore played by Hal Holbrook
Barbara Baker played by June Squibb

Episode Quotes

Francis Byers: Is this where he died?
Seeley Booth: No, this is where he went to heaven.
Temperance Brennan: My husband is euphemistically referring to sex By the sheer quantity...
Seeley Booth: You're gonna need a new cleaning service.
Seeley Booth: I'm a sniper, you hear me? And snipers they do not fire blanks.
Temperance Brennan: And in that analogy, my ovaries are what? Target practice?
Temperance Brennan: She and Hodgins are considering having another child, and she asked about us.
Seeley Booth: Wow. What, you want another one? Why? Our family's perfect the way it is.
Temperance Brennan: Oh, I completely agree. Which is why I want you to get a vasectomy.
Seeley Booth: What?
Temperance Brennan: Vasectomy. It's a surgical procedure where the vas deferens is severed and then tied.
Seeley Booth: No. No, no, no, no. No severing. No way.
Temperance Brennan: Booth, why are you covering yourself? I'm not going to perform the procedure myself, in a car.
Seeley Booth: All right. Ah, no, no. Not gonna happen.


  • Goof (plot holes): SPOILER: How did the victim's body get in the barrel if an elderly man murdered him and suffered a broken clavicle?


  • David Boreanaz and guest star Jack Plotnick had worked together previously in season 3 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
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