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Forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan and cocky F.B.I. Special Agent Seeley Booth build a team to investigate murders. Quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.

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Series cast summary:
...  Temperance Brennan 245 episodes, 2005-2017
...  Seeley Booth 245 episodes, 2005-2017
...  Angela Montenegro 245 episodes, 2005-2017
...  Jack Hodgins 245 episodes, 2005-2017
...  Camille Saroyan 223 episodes, 2006-2017
...  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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Temperance Brennan is an anthropologist who writes about the character Kathy Reichs in her spare time. In real-life, Kathy Reichs is an anthropologist who writes about the character Temperance Brennan. See more »

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While in the diner, Angela refers to a python as being an "Articulated Python" instead of a "Reticulated Python". See more »

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[repeated line]
Dr. Temperance Brennan: Don't call me "Bones".
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Bones Theme (Squints Mix By DJ Corporate)
Written by The Crystal Method
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Started off decent, went down hill in a hurry
7 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

Where to begin...

When I first started watching this, back in 2010 I believe, it was a decent show. Nothing amazing, nothing to get all hyped up and excited over, but a solidly decent show.

Which, hey... with TV shows being what they have been for the past fifteen years? That's respectable.

The biggest flaws the early seasons had was the technology; everything could be figured out, with amazing, Star Trek-esque technology. Every crime could be solved this way, no matter what.

But the characters were lovable; they were funny, and yeah, maybe a bit cliché, but they had some great points to them, with just enough seriousness and angst thrown in to keep you hooked.

And obviously, Brennan+Booth was a huge thing; everybody was waiting, waiting, waiting for them to get together. To reveal that they truly loved each other, and were meant to be together forever and ever.

Then the producers did it. Brennan and Booth became Brennan/Booth. And the show went downhill fast after that. Everything changed, from the characters themselves, to the settings, to the feel of the show in general. I stopped watching a few months after that, as it literally lost all interest to me. Not that I hated it... I just couldn't care enough to watch it anymore.


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