Tough Man in the Tender Chicken
Episode 6 of 23 within Season Five. Item 90 of 195 overall.
Production number 5AKY06.
Dean Lopata - Writer
Dwight Little - Director
5 votes

Remains of a chicken farmer are found on the bank of a nearby river, and Booth and Brennan are called in to investigate. The farmer, who was an animal right activist, was about to inherit a chicken factory and had many enemies with motive to kill him -- leaving the team with a lot of murder suspects to sort through.

original airdate-November 5,2009                       rating-8.66  million

Songs:Bones Theme (Squints Mix By DJ Corporate) by The Crystal Method


  1. "When the Devil's Loose" by A.A. Bondy
Squintern of the week--Michael Grant Terry as Wendell Bray


Note: David Boreanaz is terrified of chickens but since he's one of the ex-excutive producers he went along with the story.

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Previous episode :
089 A Night at the Bones Museum
Next episode :
091 The Dwarf in the Dirt

regional titles

Stoere man in de malse kip
Tough Man in the Tender Chicken
Homme dur dans le poulet tendre
Tough Man in the Tender Chicken
Man righin sa sicín Tairisceana
Tough Man nel pollo Tender
El hombre duro en el pollo tierno