Army Wives star Brian McNamara will guest star in an upcoming Season 8 episode of Bones, TVLine has learned exclusively.
McNamara will play a Steve Irwin-type pet expo proprietor named Eric Neibling. When one of his day laborers is found murdered, Neibling’s secret side business — importing endangered species for sale — is exposed, making him a prime suspect.
Exec producer Stephen Nathan hopes the episode brings to light the “horrifying” reality that “there are more tigers as pets in Texas than there are in the wild.”
Bones returns to Fox on Monday, Sept. 17 at 8/7c.