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"I mean, how hard can it be to replace one weirdo squint?"
Seeley Booth
"The Widow's Son in the Windshield"
Series Bones
Season 3, Episode 1
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Air date September 25th, 2007
Writers Hart Hanson
Director Ian Toynton
Producers Christopher Ambrose; Steve Beers; Elizabeth Benjamin; Josh Berman; David Boreanaz; Emily Deschanel; Jan DeWitt; Hart Hanson; Noah Hawley; David H. Jeffery; Barry Josephson; Stephen Nathan; Kathy Reichs; Janet Tamaro; Ian Toynton; Scott Williams
Starring Emily Deschanel; David Boreanaz; Michaela Conlin; Eric Millegan; Tamara Taylor; TJ Thyne
Episode guide
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"The Widow's Son in the Windshield" is the first episode of season three of the TV series Bones and the forty-fourth episode of the series overall. It was directed by Ian Toynton and written by series creator Hart Hanson. It first aired on the FOX Network on Monday, September 25th, 2007 at 8:00 pm. In this episode, Booth and Brennan investigate the skull of a concert violinist named Gavin Nichols. Their investigation leads them to believe that a serial killer with a penchant for medieval ritualism may be loose in Washington, D.C. Meanwhile, Jack and Angela hire a private investigator to track down Angela's ex-husband in the hopes of having her previous marriage annulled.


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  • Production code number: 3AKY01
  • This episode is dedicated to the late Mario Jackson (1961-2007).
  • Actor Christopher Mulrooney is uncredited for his participation in this episode.
  • This episode begins the Gormogon subplot, which runs throughout several episodes in season three.
  • Zack Addy returns to the Jeffersonian in this episode.






  • Angela Montenegro: Sweetie, this is not one of those things where you try to keep a secret and I ferret out the truth. This is where I tell you something that's true so you can catch up to your own reality.
  • Doctor Temperance Brennan: Angela, I have no idea what you are talking about.
  • Angela Montenegro: Which actually proves my point. I really I love you to bits and pieces, sweetie. I know, you love me back. We'll talk again when you catch up.


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