That’s just a taste of the many fresh spoilers included in Fox’s just-released May Sweeps release, the highlights of which are below. Happy hunting!
April 30: “The Family in the Feud”
After a corpse is found in the middle of the woods, the Jeffersonian team links the victim to two families that have been feuding for almost a century. Brennan and Booth discover that the victim only had weeks to live before he was brutally murdered, and a family member with a shocking confession brings them closer to finding a motive. Meanwhile, Brennan has difficulty accepting her father Max’s (guest star Ryan O’Neal) offer to babysit Christine.
May 7: “The Suit on the Set”
Brennan and Booth head out to Los Angeles to oversee the production of “Bone of Contention,” a film based on Brennan’s latest book and the work of the Jeffersonian team. While on set, Brennan intervenes after finding flaws with the actors’ performances, not to mention the film’s total disregard for science. Then she discovers that the prop cadaver being used is an actual murder victim, forcing her and Booth to launch an investigation that has real-world consequences in the land of make-believe. Meanwhile, Booth is offered a job on the studio lot, and embarrassing information is revealed about Cam’s past.
May 14: “The Past in the Present” (Season Finale)
Evil tech genius Christopher Pelant (guest star Andrew Leeds), a suspect in a previous case Brennan and Booth handled, is back in court on appeal. Knowing what he is capable of, Brennan and Booth inform the judge that he is a suspect in two murder cases. Then, Brennan and Booth are called to the scene of a new murder. After determining the victim is Brennan’s friend, who also is linked to Pelant, the Jeffersonian team works to prove he is guilty once and for all. But when law enforcement examines the team’s findings, key pieces of evidence are tied to Brennan and suspicion falls on her.
April 30: “The C-Word”
In an episode directed by Hugh Laurie, the team takes on the case of a six-year-old (guest star Rachel Eggleston) with numerous pre-existing health problems. They soon realize they must work with the girl’s mother, Elizabeth (guest star Jessica Collins), a doctor who specializes in her daughter’s genetic condition. But while searching the family’s home for clues, the team discovers that Elizabeth’s determination to cure her daughter could be the very thing that is killing her. Also, House and Wilson take a little vacation.
May 7: “Post Mortem”
In an episode directed by and guest-starring Peter Weller (Dexter, RoboCop), the team takes on the case of Dr. Peter Treiber (guest star Jamie Elman), a pathologist at Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital who knows too much about the hospital staff to trust any of the physicians. The only person he does respect is House, who has mysteriously gone missing. With House in absentia, the team has to figure out how to treat Treiber while making him believe that House is calling all the shots.
May 14: “Holding On”
Former Princeton Plainsboro colleague Thirteen (Olivia Wilde) returns in an all-new episode. The team takes on the case of Derrick (guest star Skylar Astin), a 19-year-old college student who had a mysterious nose bleed during cheerleading practice, and discovers that his health issues are likely both physiological and psychological. Possibly suffering from schizophrenia, Derrick claims to hear his deceased brother’s voice in his head. Meanwhile, Foreman tries a different approach with House.
May 21: “Everybody Dies” (Series Finale)
In the emotional series finale, which is preceded by an hour-long retrospective, treating a drug addict patient (guest star James Legros) results in House examining his life, his future and his own personal demons.
May 1: “Choke”
Rachel and Kurt finally get to audition for NYADA, but their nerves are rattled when they find out it’s for the dean (guest star Whoopi Goldberg). Meanwhile, Coach Beiste reveals a secret, and Sue Sylvester and Coach Roz lend a helping hand.
May 8: “Prom-asaurus”
Brittany goes into high gear as class president to spearhead the prom. Then, after prom king and queen nominations are announced, the kids kick into campaign mode, and some of the outcasts organize a rival celebration.
May 15: “Props” and Title TBD (Two back-to-back episodes)
As the countdown to graduation continues, New Directions prepares a high-concept routine for Nationals. When Tina bumps her head, the world of New Directions is turned upside down in her eyes. Then in the second episode, the NDs perform at Nationals for celebrity judge Lindsay Lohan (guest-starring as herself).
May 22: Title TBD (Season Finale)
In the Season 3 finale, graduation is finally here, as McKinley High’s class of 2012 looks to the past and present, while contemplating their future.
April 27: “Worlds Apart”
The teams on both sides, including Olivia and Peter, continue to fight for a common cause, and there are shocking developments tied to the Cortexiphan children.
May 4: “Brave New World, Part 1 of 2″ (Season Finale, Part 1)
In the first of a thrilling two-part season finale, a mysterious Fringe event causing people to spontaneously combust forces Walter to revisit his painful past, while the Fringe team faces off against David Robert Jones (guest star Jared Harris) to save the world, or worlds.
May 11: “Brave New World, Part 2 of 2″ (Season Finale, Part 2)
In the climactic conclusion of the Season 4 finale, the Fringe team is pushed to their breaking point as they desperately attempt to prevent a catastrophic event that threatens the lives of everyone.
May 1: “Backslide”
When Jess runs into her ex-boyfriend, Paul (guest star Justin Long), and Nick runs into his ex-girlfriend, Caroline (guest star Mary Elizabeth Ellis), the gang fears they may “backslide” into relationships with them. Meanwhile, Schmidt desperately tries not to get aroused as he deals with a delicate medical issue, and Winston suffers the consequences of a wild night out.
May 8: “See Ya” (Season Finale)
When one of the roommates decides to move out of the loft, the gang makes an unexpected trip to the desert where Winston faces his fear of the dark, Cece and Schmidt’s relationship reaches a turning point and Jess and Nick square off with a coyote.