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While Bones may have had an erratic and ultimately shortened Season 7 (due to Emily Deschanel's (Temperance Brennan) baby-making we forgive you, EmDes!) Bones fans have not been left high and dry.

FOX has promised us four bonus episodes, which executive producer Stephen Nathan calls a “mini-season.” While we don’t know just when these episodes will air, Bones chatter has them airing sometime this year, before Season 8 begins — our best guess is mid-summer to early fall 2012.

In the meantime, we do have four bonus episode titles and bonus episode descriptions and details to keep your little Bones hearts beating strong another day. Know this: As soon as we get word of the mini-season’s airdate, we will keep you updated!

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