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Forensic anthropologist, Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan, and cocky FBI special agent Seeley Booth build a team to investigate murders - and quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.

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 Temperance Brennan (245 episodes, 2005-2017)
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 Seeley Booth (245 episodes, 2005-2017)
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 Angela Montenegro (245 episodes, 2005-2017)
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 Jack Hodgins (245 episodes, 2005-2017)
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 Camille Saroyan (223 episodes, 2006-2017)
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 Lance Sweets (140 episodes, 2007-2014)
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Brilliant, but socially inept, forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperence Brennan works at the Jeffersonian Institute in Washington DC. After consulting for him on a FBI case, she is approached by cocky yet charming Former Army Ranger turned Special Agent, Seeley Booth to help the Bureau solve crimes by identifying human remains that are too far gone for standard FBI forensic investigations. Brennan's empirical, literal view of the world causes friction with Booths emotive, instinctive attitude creating a volatile relationship. However as their case load increases the symbiotic partnership produces results and with the support of Brennan's Squint Squad, murderers, past and present should be on the look out. Written by h_berry

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There are 206 bones in the human body... And any one of them can be used to solve a murder. See more »


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Trivia

The Royal Diner, where Brennan and Booth (and occasionally the other characters) go to relax after work, really exists in Washington - but the one in New Jersey (on Route 31 North), not the District of Columbia. See more »

Goofs

When Bones and Booth are driving together in the dark SUV and they get a phone call that requires them to change course, footage of their truck is shown making a U-Turn. This is the same footage used over and over in at least 2 seasons, in almost every episode. See more »

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Special Agent Seeley Booth: I need subtitles walking in here.
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Referenced in Séries express: Episode #2.16 (2008) See more »

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Bones Theme (Squints Mix By DJ Corporate)
Written by The Crystal Method
Performed by The Crystal Method
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Oh, no!!
16 December 2006 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

What have they done to Kathy Reichs' original Temperance Brennan!!! That's not her! Never ever! Where is the 40 year-old woman with alcohol problems, with her own struggling through life and love? And where the hell is Andrew Ryan??? I am so disappointed, when I saw her doing some sort of Kung Fu I nearly fell out of my chair!! I read all her books, the more I read the more I liked this complicated, but yet so sympathetic woman who lives in two total different states, who herself has so many different faces. And now she is one Hollywood-style, action-loaded, simply ridiculously acting woman with no character. If you read all her books, and if you loved the Temperance Brennan there, do not watch the series! Don't!


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