Bones Season Finale Preview: The Puppeteer Is Back (VIDEO)

Marisa Roffman
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The Bones team is facing one of its biggest challenges yet, when the Puppeteer returns in Thursday's season finale.

"He's a manipulative bastard,” executive producer Michael Peterson previously teased of the mysterious serial killer. "He is in control the entire time. He wants you to assume things that might not be true.”

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In an exclusive clip from the hour, Hodgins (TJ Thyne)—who is still grappling with the aftermath of regaining some feeling in his legs—explains some evidence to Angela (Michaela Conlin) which indicates the killer may be targeting someone they care about.

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Watch an exclusive clip from the Season 11 finale:

Bones, Season Finale, Thursday, July 21, 8/7c, Fox.