Bones (2005– )

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A forensic anthropologist and a cocky FBI agent build a team to investigate death causes. And quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.

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In 1950s Hollywood, Brennan is a LAPD detective faced with sexism on the force, and Booth is a notorious jewel thief - who is framed for murder.


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Series cast summary:
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 Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan (202 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Special Agent Seeley Booth (202 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Angela Montenegro (201 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Dr. Jack Hodgins (200 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Dr. Camille Saroyan (178 episodes, 2006-2014)
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 Dr. 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 ex-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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Trivia

The establishing exterior shots of the "Jeffersonian Institute" are filmed on the Exposition Park Rose Gardens side of The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. See more »

Goofs

In one episode, the lab techs use stereo-lithography (3D Printing) to replicate a set of bones in seconds. To do such a task in real life would take hours to an entire day. See more »

Quotes

Special Agent Seeley Booth: I need subtitles walking in here.
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Referenced in Selfie: A Little Yelp from My Friends (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Bones Theme (Squints Mix By DJ Corporate)
Written by The Crystal Method
Performed by The Crystal Method
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15 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I found the first 15 minutes or so to be a little "trite". The characters didn't seem to fit comfortably in their skin. But by the end of the pilot I was very much interested, especially in the forensics aspect. I have a friend who is an anthropologist and I'm going to get her opinion about the Dr. Brennan character.

The series has a lot of potential and I especially like that unlike X Files, these characters are dealing with "real life" events rather than other worldly events.

I think the lead actors are good together and am looking forward to the building of their chemistry together. Whether as working partners or romantics, I don't care, I just want there to be a degree of tension between them that will keep things interesting.


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