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The Man in the Wall 

Bones and Angela's night out goes bad when Bones kicks someone into a wall and reveals a mummified corpse and a bag of methamphetamines.


Tawnia McKiernan


Hart Hanson (created by), Kathy Reichs (inspired by the life of forensic anthropologist and author) | 3 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Emily Deschanel ... Temperance Brennan
David Boreanaz ... Seeley Booth
Michaela Conlin ... Angela Montenegro
Eric Millegan ... Zack Addy
T.J. Thyne ... Jack Hodgins (as TJ Thyne)
Jonathan Adams ... Daniel Goodman
Morris Chestnut ... Agent Oakes
Bokeem Woodbine ... Randall Hall
Anne Dudek ... Tessa Jankow
Charles Duckworth ... Rulz
Laz Alonso ... George Warren
Robert Gossett ... Mr. Taylor
John Sterling Carter ... Special Agent Furst
Kathy Byron Kathy Byron ... Maggie Magregor
P.J. Marino ... FBI Forensic Guy


Just when Angela has finally managed to make Bones take a night off to visit Randall Hall's hip-hop club, her pedantic comments cause customers to pick a fight, in which she knocks over a wall behind which a mummified body is found next to a bag of speed- it's DC's missing rap disk jockey Roy Taylor, alias DJ Mount, who inhaled cocaine while trapped for weeks, which now renders both forensic experts accidentally high. Booth finds Mount's deadly music rival is Rulz DJ, working at that very club; father Taylor assures him his boy was a model student and clean. Autopsy shows Mount's fatal overdose was enforced upon him, also behind the wall is the belly-button marked 'luv Rulz', which the DL says is his ex Eve Warren's, who left him for Mount but left her daughter Maya with her brother George Warren weeks ago. Booth learns from an undercover FBI colleague that Halls is the second identity of a former (?) drug dealer and finds the sales-inducing prospect of some jail time is enough for ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Release Date:

15 November 2005 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


The cane used by Randall Hall in this episode is a replica of the cane used by Barnabas Collins (Jonathan Frid) in the original series Dark Shadows. See more »


When first discovered in the wall, the mummy's mouth is shown to be open and rounded in the background, but when shown close up, the mouth is closed, as if clenched. Later when displayed in the lab, the mummy's mouth is again shown wide open. See more »


Dr. Temperance Brennan: [after describing rap music as tribal] African-Americans aren't the only ones with tribal heritage.
Female Dancer #1: You sayin' we're natives of some tribe?
Dr. Temperance Brennan: Anthropologically speaking we're all members of tribes.
Female Dancer #2: You better shut your mouth.
Dr. Temperance Brennan: Hip-hop mirrors the direct visceral connection you see in tribal communication.
Male Dancer: What?
Dr. Temperance Brennan: After the Cartesians split in the 17th century we separated out mind from our bodies, the numinous from the animalistic.
Female Dancer #1: Are you callin' me an animal, fool?
Female Dancer #3: No, fool. She's using Descartes's...
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References America's Next Top Model (2003) See more »


Written by Anwar Burton
Performed by Anwar Burton
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