Title: The Titan on the Tracks
Original Air Date: August 30, 2006
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* Cam: Every survivor is one less person to autopsy.
* Bones: One minute she’s holding a severed arm and the next minute she’s hitting on you.
* Cam: Why does the whole lab smell like a luau?
* Booth: Cam knows that too much truth is just as bad as too little.
* Bones: How am I ever going to find out what really happened?
* Angela: Zack provided the skull and this is the face that goes with it.
* Cam: Miss Montenegro uncovered a fraud. That’s the opposite of a mistake.
* Bones: Don’t you have to read him his rights before you strangle him?
* Bones: We should warn the addicts.
Booth: Yeah, like they do on a pack of cigarettes.
* Booth: Bones doesn’t intimidate.
* Booth: You’re human remains and she hasn’t made a decision yet.
* Bones: How do I tell Russ that our father ordered the death of another human being?
* Bones: Come on Booth, the part of you with the big gambling problem must love this idea.
Synopsis: Bones and Booth head to a crime scene. She stayed home for vacation to spend time with her brother. The arrive at a train crash. Dr. Cam Saroyan is on the scene. Booth breaks the news to her that Cam is now her boss. She assesses the remains in the car that the train struck. Cam confirms deaths, it’s now a homicide and Booth’s case. Back at the lab, the team takes a look at a body. Hodgins examines a piece of evidence and determines it’s Warren Lynch. However, he was dead for several hours before he was hit by the train. Cam tells the team to not say a word outside the lab. Hodgins is trashing Cam to Bones as she walks in. So she gives them a rundown of her qualifications. Bones and Booth get called into a meeting at the FBI about the case. They go over the timeline of the day. Lynch was about to be charged by the SEC. Booth and Bones interview Mrs. Lynch’s wife, only he was cheating on her. At the lab, Hodgins has identified several types of glass. Bones checks in with Zack. Some bones have been dislocated after his death. Angela and Bones discuss why Cam got the job as head of forensics instead of Bones. Closer examination of Lynch’s bones show he was a heroin addict. Bones and Booth meet with the wife’s private investigator. The PI wasn’t aware of Lynch’s addiction. He was working with Lynch who was being blackmailed, but also Lynch’s wife regarding his cheating. He tells them the paid off a blackmailer for Lynch. At the lab, the skull is reconstructed. They’ve determined the country the heroin came from. Hodgin’s and Zack recreate the burn. It’s clear that there was extra accelerant. Cam stops the experiment. She informs them that all experiments must be authorized by her. At the diner, Booth explains to Bones why Cam is in charge instead of her. Booth gets a call. The man who murdered her mother was killed today. Bones is visibly upset. Bones is certain that the body in the car is not Warren Lynch. The prosecutor is pissed but Cam defends her. Bones goes with Booth on a stake out. Finally, the drug dealer makes a sale and they bust him. They question him about selling drugs to the tall man. They get a name. Booth gets a call that they found the real Warren Lynch. He’s in bad shape and won’t wake up. Zack has Angela recreate the most likely sequence for the bone dislocations. They were caused by the corpse being forced into a jacket. Booth updates Cam. He asks why she took the job. He thinks it’s because of him. Cam asks why Bones hasn’t confronted her yet. He gives her some advice. Booth and Bones go to the prison to speak to the man who killed her mother’s murderer. He tells Bones to look at it as another message from her dad, Max, to stop looking. Bones looks over her mom’s case file and possessions in her office. She just pops in Booth and tells him Lynch was in on it. Booth brings the PI back in for questioning. He thinks the plan was to make a killing on shorting the stock. Bones calls him out. She wants him to lie to him to get him to confess. She tells him about the shoulder and elbow dislocation. Booth goes back in and tries the bluff. Bones steps up and starts the play. There’s another team meeting with the prosecutor. They don’t like what they hear her say. The prosecutor slams the team. Cam is not having it. She calls her out for her actions. Bones finally approves. Booth and Bones go to her mom’s grave. She tries talking to her. When she puts the flowers down she notices something. A small metal dolphin. Her dad’s been there.