Bones (2005–2017)
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A television crew follow the medico-legal lab crew around for several days, documenting the relationship between the Jeffersonian Institute and the FBI. They follow a ten year old murder ... See full summary »


Randy Zisk


Hart Hanson (created by), Kathy Reichs (inspired by the life of forensic anthropologist and author) | 4 more credits »





Episode credited cast:
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 Boyd ... James Aubrey
Pej Vahdat ... Arastoo Vaziri
Jack McGee ... Roy Bloom
David Hoffman ... Carl Collins
Jamie Gray Hyder ... Alex Duffy
Camille Chen ... Amy Caputo
John Marshall Jones ... Gary Lempke
Ransom B. Demings Ransom B. Demings ... Kevin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bella Boreanaz Bella Boreanaz ... Hazel
Stephanie Hodge ... Janis Collins


A television crew follow the medico-legal lab crew around for several days, documenting the relationship between the Jeffersonian Institute and the FBI. They follow a ten year old murder case of a boy buried in a landfill. Written by Liam R

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Did You Know?


John Marshall Jones that portrays Gary Lempke, the trash man who finds the remains, in this episode, also portrayed a different character in The Woman in the Sand (season 2 episode 8). In The Woman in the Sand he portrayed Joe Noland an ex boxer. See more »


Although this episode is supposed to be filmed in a documentary style, several scenes completely ignore the logic of it. For example, when Bones and Booth are driving to a suspect, they are followed by one cameraman. Logically, this would mean that the situation is filmed in either one continuous take, or in separate takes shot at different times. However, the cameraman is seemingly able to film the scene in multiple angles simultaneously, which is only possible when at least two cameras are present. See more »


Jack Hodgins: [while shooting the documentary] And that, ladies and gentleman, that is why they call me King of the Lab!
Camille Saroyan: [In a 1-on-1 shoot] No! No one calls him King of the Lab. I mean no one other than himself, at least
Arastoo Vaziri: [In a 1-on-1 shoot] He also call himself King of the Break Room, King of the Parking Lot. Oh, and once, after making an anonymous donation, he was the King of Modesty
Temperance Brennan: [In a 1-on-1 shoot] I once heard Dr. Hodgins refer to himself as the King of Egypt
Angela Montenegro: [In a 1-on-1 shoot] The Jeffersonian has this, uh,...
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References Cops (1989) See more »


Ooh La La
Written by Ronnie Lane and Ronnie Wood
Performed by Julie Corbalis & Hope Machine
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The worst yet
17 August 2020 | by bikerpaul68See all my reviews

I saw the early seasons of Bones a long time ago and enjoyed them. But catching up now on the 10th and 11th seasons has been for the most part a tedious ordeal with very few positives. I had the clear impression that the writers were fast running out of ideas and resorting to the usual clichés - unlikely romances, tragic deaths and disability. This particular episode is a real low point, purporting to be a reality show following the team as they examine the body of a man dead for 10 years. The plot is almost totally devoid of interest, the resolution trivial, and the acting well below its usual mediocre standard. As for claims mentioned in a previous review that the principal characters of "Bones" and "The Good Doctor" are fictional portraits of autism: as a psychiatrist with about 30 years of clinical practice, I can only say that they are grotesque parodies of a disabling but fortunately rare condition.

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2 June 2016 (USA) See more »

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