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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 Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan (209 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Special Agent Seeley Booth (209 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Angela Montenegro (209 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Dr. Jack Hodgins (209 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Dr. Camille Saroyan (187 episodes, 2006-2015)
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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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Both Carla Gallo (Daisy Wick) and Joel David Moore (Colin Fisher) appeared in the same episode of House M.D.: Act Your Age (2007) but did not have any scenes together. See more »

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When confirming heights of patients from SI units to Imperial units, one victim is said to be 180cm, but Dr. Brennan said it was 5' 8". 180cm is actually 5' 11". See more »

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Dr. Jack Hodgins: [after figuring something important out] King of the lab!
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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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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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