Betty White will help send off "Bones" during its upcoming final season, reprising her guest starring role from season 11.
Deadline reports that White will be back as Dr. Beth Mayer, an accomplished forensic anthropologist, in an one-episode guest stint. The appearance is slated for the tenth episode of season 12, set to air sometime early next year.
White first guest starred during season 11 of "Bones," when Dr. Mayer appeared in a storyline linking murder and fantasy football -- and butted heads with Emily Deschanel's Brennan. Deadline describes the character as "accomplished, sharp as a tack and absolutely fabulous," and we'd expect nothing less from the former "Golden Girls" star.
White's appearance isn't the only surprise "Bones" has up its sleeve for its 12th and final season, with more fan favorite guest stars and squinterns set to return. Fans have also been promised a wedding, a serial killer storyline, and some tension in Booth (David Boreanaz) and Brennan's marriage. That last plot point isn't exactly an exciting one, though Deschanel and Boreanaz's signature banter should make for some entertaining television at the very least.
Season 12 of "Bones" premieres on Fox on January 3, 2017.
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