Bones (2005–2017)
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The Yanks in the U.K.: Parts 1 and 2 

During Bones' stay in England, the daughter of an American businessman is murdered. The businessman insists that the FBI help with the case, so Booth and Bones investigate. Meanwhile, Angela's husband shows up at the Jeffersonian.


Ian Toynton


Hart Hanson (created by), Kathy Reichs (inspired by the life of forensic anthropologist and author) | 5 more credits »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Emily Deschanel ... Temperance Brennan
David Boreanaz ... Seeley Booth
Michaela Conlin ... Angela Montenegro
Tamara Taylor ... Camille Saroyan
T.J. Thyne ... Jack Hodgins (as TJ Thyne)
John Francis Daley ... Lance Sweets
Eugene Byrd ... Dr. Clark Edison
Sean Blakemore ... Grayson Barasa
Michael Brandon ... Roger Frampton
Andrew Buchan ... Dr. Ian Wexler
Tuppence Middleton ... Vera Waterhouse
Ed Coleman ... Cyril Bibby
Ty Glaser ... Heather Miller
Ben Righton Ben Righton ... Harry Bonham
David Yelland ... Duke Gerard Bonham


After doing a guest lecture at a British University, Dr. Brennan and Booth are asked to investigate the death of a young woman. Her father is a wealthy American businessman working in the U.K.. Their counterparts assist them in the investigation. Meanwhile Angela's husband arrives at the Jeffersonian, he is not interested in divorcing her. Written by Jesse Sanchez

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3 September 2008 (USA) See more »

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Did You Know?


Several of the characters are named after British rock musicians: Roger Frampton (for Peter Frampton), the Bonham family (for John Bonham of Led Zeppelin) and Emerson, Lake and Palmer (for the members of the progressive rock band of that name). See more »


A member of the rowing team pronounces "coxswain" as "cock swain" (etymologically correct, but still wrong) instead of "cox'n". Usually shortened (particularly by people involved in rowing, as they are!) to "cox". See more »


Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: But there wasn't any evidence of VHL in either the mother's medical records or the autopsy report.
Dr. Camille Saroyan: But its hereditary, so her father must have it.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Roger Frampton worked for the NHL?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: He may have VHL disease.
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References Goldfinger (1964) See more »


Bones Theme
Written by The Crystal Method
Performed by The Crystal Method
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Worst. Episode. EV-ER!
6 September 2008 | by tygerkittnSee all my reviews

Normally I love this show, but this episode was horrible, there was only one kind of bone the characters were interested in. They discarded good writing in the interest of prurience. At the end of the two part episode I agreed with Clark Edison's assessment of the characters. I think future shows should revolve around him, since he was the only one who acted like he was out of junior high. Let the rest of the cast go off and follow their hormones while we watch Clark solve forensic mysteries. There were a few good moments when Booth was interviewing the British aristocracy, but the little bit of levity couldn't sustain it when the cast acted like the most important issues were who they were lusting after at that particular moment. I watch Desperate Housewives for this kind of stuff, and they write cleverly enough to build a series around it, but the writers here can't handle it and shouldn't be trying, since Bones is supposed to be a forensic crime show with humor and a nice bit of sexual tension between the main characters, not a medley of bed hopping and juvenile games of "who 'likes' who." Wow, I hope the whole season isn't like this. The only people who could possibly empathize with the cast's behavior are too young to be watching it.

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