The Final Chapter: The Tutor in the Tussle

Season 12, Episode 5 -  Air Date: 1/31/2017
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Synopsis

From FOX: When a tutor of privileged students turns up dead, the team sorts through all the possible perpetrators, from disgruntled parents to the tutor‘s roommate with a criminal record. Meanwhile, Bones is frustrated with the voice of her audio book and tries to prove that she can record it herself.

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"The Final Chapter: The Tutor in the Tussle" is quintessential Bones at its comedic best -- from Brennan and Booth discussing boners and her audio book to Aubrey covered in guts and collecting dry cleaners‘ names and Cam promising revenge on Hodgins for infesting her office with spiders. This hearty gut-buster also manages to insert some startlingly poignant moments between Aubrey and his colleagues in surprisingly brief scenes when he is confronted with his father‘s appearance.Bones once again manages to stuff an episode full of nods to their fans. Booth talks about his abusive childhood, Brennan mentions being in the welfare system, and the topic of her writing career is once again front and center. Perhaps the most affectionate acknowledgement is delivered by Brennan herself when she acknowledges the incredible body of real life amateur writers who have spent copious hours imagining and sharing scenarios involving the Jeffersonian family.
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