Season 5

The fifth season of the American television series Bones premiered on September 17, 2009, and concluded on May 20, 2010, on the Fox Network. The show maintained its previous time slot, airing on Thursdays at 8:00 pm ET for the entire season. The season consisted of 22 episodes and averaged 10 million viewers. The season premiered on September 16, 2009, in Canada on Global, airing a day earlier. It premiered on October 8, 2009, in the UK on Sky1, on October 18, 2009, in Australia on the Seven Network and on TV3 in New Zealand.

Season episodes list 5

S05E01

S05E01 : Harbingers in the Fountain 7.99/10 (aired on 09/17/2009)

It's been six weeks since Booth and Brennan have seen each other. Booth has been recovering from…
S05E02

S05E02 : The Bond in the Boot 8/10 (aired on 09/24/2009)

Brennan and Booth are asked to investigate the death of a man who was murdered for the secret…
S05E03

S05E03 : The Plain in the Prodigy 7.9/10 (aired on 10/01/2009)

When human remains are found alongside the railroad, Brennan and Booth are called to the case. The…
S05E04

S05E04 : The Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood 7.66/10 (aired on 10/08/2009)

Brennan and Booth investigate human remains found at a neighborhood block party. Suburban politics…
S05E05

S05E05 : A Night at the Bones Museum 8.01/10 (aired on 10/15/2009)

Brennan and Booth are called to investigate what appears to be charred human remains on an…
S05E06

S05E06 : The Tough Man in the Tender Chicken 7.5/10 (aired on 11/05/2009)

Remains of a chicken farmer are found on the bank of a nearby river, and Booth and Brennan are…
S05E07

S05E07 : The Dwarf in the Dirt 7.84/10 (aired on 11/12/2009)

Stephen Fry returns as Dr. Gordon Wyatt. Booth, still suffering some lingering effects from his…
S05E08

S05E08 : The Foot in the Foreclosure 7.87/10 (aired on 11/19/2009)

Booth’s grandfather comes to live with him and tags along as Brennan and Booth investigate human…
S05E09

S05E09 : The Gamer in the Grease 7.67/10 (aired on 12/03/2009)

When the remains of a competitive gamer are discovered in a grease truck, Brennan and Booth are…
S05E10

S05E10 : The Goop on the Girl 8.11/10 (aired on 12/10/2009)

When a man dressed as Santa Claus blows himself up during a botched bank robbery, Brennan and Booth…
S05E11

S05E11 : The X in the File 7.93/10 (aired on 01/14/2010)

Booth and Brennan go to New Mexico to investigate when a body is found in the desert near Roswell.…
S05E12

S05E12 : The Proof in the Pudding 8.38/10 (aired on 01/21/2010)

Mr. White and his team of government agents put the Jeffersonian Lab on lock down and demand that…
S05E13

S05E13 : The Dentist in the Ditch 7.55/10 (aired on 01/28/2010)

When a human skeleton is discovered in the trenches of an old Civil War battleground, Brennan and…
S05E14

S05E14 : The Devil in the Details 7.79/10 (aired on 02/04/2010)

Brennan and Booth investigate a set of uniquely disfigured remains allegorizing biblical text. As…
S05E15

S05E15 : The Bones on the Blue Line 7.82/10 (aired on 04/01/2010)

When a subway train is thrown off the track by 60,000 gallons of flood water, a partially…
S05E16

S05E16 : The Parts in the Sum of the Whole 8.65/10 (aired on 04/08/2010)

In the 100th episode, Booth and Brennan tell Sweets about a mistake in his book. Sweets is shocked…
S05E17

S05E17 : The Death of the Queen Bee 8.16/10 (aired on 04/15/2010)

The team’s latest case takes Brennan back to her alma mater, Burtonsville High School, where she…
S05E18

S05E18 : The Predator in the Pool 7.66/10 (aired on 04/22/2010)

When human remains are discovered in the belly of a shark, Brennan and Booth are brought in to…
S05E19

S05E19 : The Rocker in the Rinse Cycle 7.43/10 (aired on 04/29/2010)

The body of an eccentric rich man is found in a laundry machine at a hotel, and Brennan and Booth…
S05E20

S05E20 : The Witch in the Wardrobe 8.11/10 (aired on 05/06/2010)

A cabin burns down in the woods revealing two bodies, one of a modern-day witch and one from the…
S05E21

S05E21 : The Boy with the Answer 8.39/10 (aired on 05/13/2010)

The trial of The Gravedigger hits close to home for members of the team, and everyone at the…
S05E22

S05E22 : The Beginning in the End 8.21/10 (aired on 05/20/2010)

The team works to uncover clues buried under a life’s worth of possessions saved by a hoarder in…