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 (233 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Seeley Booth (233 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Angela Montenegro (233 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Jack Hodgins (233 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Camille Saroyan (211 episodes, 2006-2016)
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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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Angela's father is played by ZZ Top member Billy Gibbons, and there have been several indications that the audience is supposed to understand that her father *is* Billy Gibbons (albeit a fictional version of Gibbons, since Angela is herself fictional). Although Angela's dad has never been given a name, before his first appearance Angela told her friends that her father is famous enough that they might recognize him immediately, and during Gibbons' appearances, there have been several references to the music of ZZ Top. See more »

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Several times Booth is shown at the firing range without hearing protection, eye protection, or both. See more »

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Special Agent Seeley Booth: Don't you have work to do?
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Don't you?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Right, Right
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Bones Theme (Squints Mix By DJ Corporate)
Written 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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