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Exclusive Bones Finale Sneak Peek: Is Booth Above the Law? Is Brennan Slinging a Shotgun?

“Explosive” is but one of the words Emily Deschanel uses to describe the Bones Season 9 finale (airing Monday at 8/7c) — and after watching this extended sneak peek, you will believe her.

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In “The Recluse in the Recliner,” the Jeffersonian team investigates the death of a blogger who met his maker before keeping an appointment with Booth (played by David Boreanaz, who also directed), to discuss a previous case. As the Jeffersonian team digs into the volatile conspiracy surrounding the man’s death, it’s evident Booth may be in over his head, putting his future with the FBI — if not much more — in jeopardy.

As executive producer Stephen Nathan says in the video below, the episode could have served as a promo for lead-out 24: Live Another Day, rife as it is with intense, conspiratorial overtones. Oh, and it also has Brennan toting a shotgun like a boss.