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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Emily Deschanel ...  Temperance Brennan 245 episodes, 2005-2017
David Boreanaz ...  Seeley Booth 245 episodes, 2005-2017
Michaela Conlin ...  Angela Montenegro 245 episodes, 2005-2017
T.J. Thyne ...  Jack Hodgins 245 episodes, 2005-2017
Tamara Taylor ...  Camille Saroyan 223 episodes, 2006-2017
John Francis Daley ...  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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13 September 2005 (USA) See more »

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Ryan O'Neal, who plays Bones's (Emily Deschanel's) father, is an Academy Award nominee. In real life, Emily's father, Caleb Deschanel, is a nominee as well. See more »

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Max Keenan/Matthew Brennan's Inmate Number is 90-A-0133. This is a New York Dept. of Corrections number. Keenan was in Federal custody, which would have given him an 8-digit numeric inmate number. Keenan was portrayed as a state inmate, but was in fact federal. Also, the 90 in his NY state number indicates Keenan had been arrested in New York in 1990, one year before abandoning his children, which was never alluded to in the series. See more »

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Random People: [frequently after Dr. Brennan's comments] Where did you find her?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: In the museum.
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Referenced in Somebody's Gotta Do It: Mutter Museum (2014) See more »

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Bones Theme (Squints Mix By DJ Corporate)
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there's potential!
1 October 2005 | by tina-rasmussenSee all my reviews

It has got potential that is for sure. I know there are a lot of forensic shows out there at the moment so what do we need one more for? Well it is always nice to see nerds being portrayed in a positive manner, and if this is how we get David Boreanaz back on our TV-screens on a regular basis then that is fine with me. Yes that was a totally brainless and girly thing for me to say but it is the honest to God truth so there you have it. Also I would like to defend this show for it only being what, 3 or so episodes old and we all know that a show can change quite a bit as it goes. So how does this stand out from all those other forensic show? Well I think it was about time that somebody realized that anthropology is more than just observing people in the rain forest or whatever, but that in fact it is a very useful science. I for one is looking forward to being entertained in the future. Because really is that not what it is all about - entertainment?


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