After a three-month hiatus, Booth (David Boreanaz) and Brennan (Emily Deschanel) are back on a new night (Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on Fox) and with a new addition — their baby girl. Originally, producers thought Brennan would run off to South America to give birth with a tribe whose ritual she admired, and Booth would spend tonight’s episode trying to find her. “Even for Brennan, that’s a little bit insensitive,” creator Hart Hanson tells EW.
Then, they sketched out an idea for a home birth, which would allow the Jeffersonian gang to be there. But once they hit on the idea of Booth delivering the baby himself, they realized the moment should be Brennan’s and his alone. “It’s an incredibly emotional sequence, and we wanted to keep it that way,” executive producer Stephen Nathan says. “We wanted to give the fans the essence of that moment.”
So, look for Brennan to go into labor while the duo is investigating a murder at a prison — “One of the greatest images I’ve ever seen on Bones is pregnant Brennan walking through a prison riot,” Hanson laughs — and for Booth to deliver the baby in an unexpected location. READ FULL STORY