The Wannabe in the Weeds is the fourteenth episode of the third season of Bones.


A wannabe musician is discovered in a field of tall grass, it's up to Temperance Brennan, Seeley Booth, and the gang to discover his killer.


Main CastEdit

Guest CastEdit

Featured MusicEdit

  • Broadway musical "Pippin" - Corner of the Sky (sung by "Kevin" the Broadway Wannabe)
  • Britney Spears - I'm a Slave 4 U (sung at the bar, Emma von Helberg)
  • Dolly Parton - Nine To Five (sung by Dolly Parton wannabe)
  • Frank Sinatra - The Second Time Around (sung at the bar)
  • Leslie Bricusse - Talk to the Animals (sung at the bar)
  • Nickelback - Far Away (sung by Tommy Sour at the bar)
  • Billy Joel - Piano Man (sung by Chris Calabasa at the bar)
  • Paul Francis Webster and Sammy Fain-Love is a many Splendid Thing (Sung by Zack Addy at the lab)
  • Cyndi Lauper-Girls Just Want to Have Fun (Sung by Brennan at the bar)


  • Guest stars Ace Young (Tommy Sour) and Brandon Rogers (Broadway Wannabe) were both contestants on FOX's American Idol on season 5 and season 6, respectively.
  • In this episode, Zack sings extremely well. In real life, Eric Millegan, who plays Zack, studied musical theatre at the University of Michigan, where he graduated with a bachelors degree in Fine Arts. 

I Don't Know What That Means.Edit

  • Booth laments that "everybody wants to be the next Kelly Clarkson", Bones asks "Who is Kelly Clarkson?"
  • Bones also does not understand Sweets' reference to Chumbawamba and their song Tubthumping.


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