Bones

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When the standard methods of identifying a body simply won't work, law enforcement turns to Dr. Temperance Brennan, a skilled forensic anthropologist with an uncanny ability to read clues left behind in a victim's bones.
Starring
Emily DeschanelDavid BoreanazMichaela Conlin
Genres
SuspenseDrama
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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  1. 1. Pilot
    September 12 2005
    44min
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    English [CC]
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    English
    Dr. Brennan lends her expertise to help the FBI solve crimes.
  2. 2. The Man in the SUV
    September 19 2005
    44min
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    Dr. Brennan and her team find themselves tracking a terrorist.
  3. 3. The Boy in a Tree
    September 26 2005
    44min
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    Brennan and Booth investigate the death of a student.
  4. 4. The Man in the Bear
    October 31 2005
    44min
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    Brennan and Booth travel to Washington to investigate a human arm that was in the stomach of a black bear.
  5. 5. A Boy in a Bush
    November 7 2005
    44min
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    Booth asks Brennan for help to locate the remains of a 6 year-old boy, Charlie, who went missing.
  6. 6. The Man in the Wall
    November 14 2005
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    A murder was committed, Brennan and Booth pair up to follow a trail of drugs and money within the Washington, DC, club scene.
  7. 7. The Man on Death Row
    November 21 2005
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    A Death Row inmate makes his last appeal.
  8. 8. The Girl in the Fridge
    November 28 2005
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    Brennan faces off with her former mentor/lover after a girl's remains are found in a refrigerator.
  9. 9. The Man in the Fallout Shelter
    December 12 2005
    44min
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    A deadly virus forces Brennan, Booth & Jeffersonian team to be quarantined in the lab over Christmas.
  10. 10. The Woman at the Airport
    January 24 2006
    44min
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    Brennan and Booth go to L.A to investigate.
  11. 11. The Woman in the Car
    January 31 2006
    44min
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    The remains of a burned female body causes a search.
  12. 12. The Superhero in the Alley
    February 7 2006
    42min
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    Brennan and Booth investigate the death of a young loner.
  13. 13. The Woman in the Garden
    February 14 2006
    44min
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    Booth and Brennan investigate when a Salvadoran gang member is stopped with a dug-up corpse of a young woman in the trunk of his car.
  14. 14. The Man on the Fairway
    March 7 2006
    44min
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    Brennan and Zack are called to the crash site of a small jet carrying Chinese diplomats and one mystery female passenger.
  15. 15. Two Bodies in the Lab
    March 14 2006
    44min
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    When Brennan is about to meet an online date for the first time at a local restaurant, she only barely escapes being the target of a shooting and she and Booth are trying to track down her attempted killer.
  16. 16. The Woman in the Tunnel
    March 21 2006
    44min
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    Brennan and Booth go under Washington, DC to investigate.
  17. 17. The Skull in the Desert
    March 28 2006
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    While on vacation in the desert, Angela contacts Brennan to ask for her help in identifying a skull - she's afraid it's her boyfriend, Kirk, who left on a photo shoot and has been missing for several days.
  18. 18. The Man with the Bone
    April 4 2006
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    When a dead body is found clutching a 300-year-old finger bone, Booth and Brennan's investigation leads them to a dive site off the coast of Assateague Island where a pirate treasure may be buried.
  19. 19. The Man in the Morgue
    April 18 2006
    43min
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    When Brennan wakes up in the bathroom of her New Orleans motel room, bloodied, beaten up and her earring ripped out of her ear, she doesn't know what happened or how she got there, and discovers she's lost an entire day of her life.
  20. 20. The Graft in the Girl
    April 25 2006
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    Booth's boss, FBI Deputy Director Sam Cullen, is anxiously awaiting information from doctors as to why his daughter Amy is dying of a rare form of lung cancer.
  21. 21. The Soldier on the Grave
    May 9 2006
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    Booth and Brennan investigate the apparent suicide of a protester in Arlington National Cemetery.
  22. 22. The Woman in Limbo
    May 16 2006
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    While trying to determine the identity of a Jane Doe, Brennan is shocked to learn the remains are those of her mother, who went missing with her father 15 years ago.

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2006
Network
FOX
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MordrisReviewed in the United States on February 12, 2018
5.0 out of 5 stars
I would definitely recommend this series to anyone who likes murder mysteries with ...
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This show surprised me. Unlike the usual detective/cop murder shows, this one has insight into the construction of a murder: bone, tissue, bugs, facial reconstruction. The characters are very personable and different, making the mix intriguing. The "squints" from the Smithsonian Institute who are all high IQ geniuses in their field and the lone macho FBI agent who tries to get workable information out of them is hilarious. I would definitely recommend this series to anyone who likes murder mysteries with the focus on laboratory findings and an outclassed, frustrated FBI agent trying to get the "squints" to speak in simple layman terms so he can solve his cases.
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JEROME W, MARTINReviewed in the United States on July 2, 2013
5.0 out of 5 stars
Season 1: BONES, BOOTH & BODILY TALES
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Season one is what I call the pilot season for one of the best TV programs ever to be put on the air. It is superbly produced with fine sets, excel. photography, sci-fi story lines,
brilliant cast and humor galore that should keep many a folk happy. The choice of Emily Deschanel who I had never heard of before (I knew of her equally beautiful sister Zooey) as Dr Temperance
(Bones) Brennan along with David B. (can't spell his name!)was a brilliant bit of casting. She is a great actress whether she is a humanitarian or a self-centered bitch. And she is so
beautiful to watch. Angela and Hogkins along with Mr Goodman are also great choices. The first two seasons I call "pristine" because they set the table for Bones & Booth to become identifiable
personages and develop their personalities. Their interplay & bickering remind me much of Ron Weasley & Hermminie interplay in the HARRY POTTER series which of course I purchased in the entirety
from AMAZON. Also reminds me of Capt. Kirk & Spock relationships. Some of the sexual blather bothers me a bit for a prime time show but I guess that's the way things are today. Never-the-less
I give five stars to this season and the rest of the seasons to FOX for the superb overall production quality of the films. Nice goody gore touches also!
Note to FOX: for future seasons from 9 on, bring back Zach, dump the moron Dr Sweets and give more time to Bones, Booth, Angela, Hogkins & Cammile: love them all!

SEA
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B. MaroldReviewed in the United States on August 18, 2013
5.0 out of 5 stars
As good as the second season.
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In watching the first season, I was reminded that many of my favorite episodes are from the first and second seasons. The opening (Pilot) episode is especially good. The first five minutes are worth the price of admission, when Booth arranges to have Brennan detained by homeland security at the Washington airport, just so he can stage a rescue for her. The plan backfires when Brennan flips the officer who tries to detain her on the airport floor.

There are two or three more incidents like that in later episodes. Even better is when Brennan brandishes a huge silver revolver, which I can only guess is a 357 Magnum, but without the long barrel on Harry Callahan's revolver. Another stand-out episode is when the whole gang is trapped in the lab when it is shut down by a quarantine, over Christmas. A third is a late episode starring Adam Baldwin in his classic "loose cannon" kind of role which began in "Full Metal Jacket" and "Firefly."

I actually rather like the role of Dr. Daniel Goodman as "the Boss" in place of Camille Saroyan, who replaces him in season 2, because she becomes, after about half a dozen episodes, not much more that "one of the guys" as Brennan reclaims her role as alpha dog (she is even above the "king of the lab" game between Zack and Hodgins).

The one thing I noticed is that within that one season, Booth and Brennan got so close that Season 2 seemed to be dedicated to putting some distance between them. I also like the character of Sam Cullen, Booth's boss, who brings a sense of reality to the fact that sometimes Booth seems like he can do anything he wants, without FBI management and direction. He and his family play an especially poignant role in this season's episode 20.
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Real WestReviewed in the United States on March 20, 2018
2.0 out of 5 stars
DOES NOT MEASURE UP to Kathy Reichs' Temperance Brennan novels.
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In marked contrast to the eminently readable, well-told, entertaining Tempe Brennan whodunit novels, season 1 of the Bones TV series comes across as a fantasy-based dark sitcom, developed and presented as an appealing diversion for the beta-wave brigade.
The Temperance “Tempe” Brennan I came to know from reading Kathy Reichs’ series of novels is vastly different from the Temperance “Bones” Brennan portrayed by Emily Deschanel in the TV series. The ink on paper Tempe Brennan appears to be an intelligent scientist somewhat lacking in social graces, appearing a notch or two on the pretty side of plain. On the flipside, based upon viewing the first season of the Bones TV series, Temperance “Bones” Brennan is verifiably a few giant steps on the opposite side of pretty from the ink on paper Tempe Brennan. Furthermore, Emily Deschanel portrays her “Bones” Brennan character as a sometimes Asperger’s savant, a sometimes pigheadedly defiant 12-year old and, once in a while, a somewhat normal person. Fortunately, in contrast to the TV show’s “Bones” Brennan, there is a genuine girly girl series regular in the person of Angela Montenegro, portrayed brilliantly by Michaela Conklin. Kudos to the other first season core characters, FBI agent Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz), technicians Jack Hodgins (T. J. Thyne) and Zack Addy (Eric Millegan) for their comedic contributions, and to Jeffersonian head honcho and straight man Daniel Goodman (Jonathan Adams).
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MARK S.Reviewed in the United States on November 2, 2021
2.0 out of 5 stars
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I LIKE THE SERIES, IT'S FUN TO WATCH AND YOU CAN EXPECT BRENNEN TO PUT EVERY ONE DOWN. THE PROBLEM IS WITH THE DISC. SEASON ONE IS BAD ON BOTH THE SET I BOUGHT AND THE SINGLE SEASON I BOUGHT TO REPLACE A DISC. ONE STOPS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE EPISODE AND WON'T MOVE ON TO THE OTHER EPISODES. THIS SET OF DISCS HAVE A DIFFERENT PROBLEM. THEY TAKE A LOT OF TIME TO LOAD THE NEXT EPISODE. IF YOU BUY IT JUST EXPECT ONE OF THE DISCS TO BE MESSED UP.
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KGReviewed in the United States on November 13, 2012
4.0 out of 5 stars
A well above average 'procedural'
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Generally I'm not a fan of procedurals (shows without a continuing story, where each episode stands on it's own and is
about 'procedure'; legal, medical, etc), but this is as close to an exception as I'll get.

Give credit to excellent writing, directing and acting, and having supporting characters that are rich and really add
something to the show. When it's at it's best this can be downright terrific, bringing me to tears more than once, and
making me laugh out loud a few times too. It's sometimes very smart.

On the other hand, it only hits that level of excellence every 5th episode or so. The rest are mostly fine, (one or two
really don't work) but often you can see the twists coming a mile off, or the jokes get a little stale (e.g. Bones' complete
lack of familiarity with common cultural references is funny... for a while).

The show is at it's best when the episodes are really about the inner lives of our running characters, and not simply about
brilliantly (and inevitably) catching the bad guy/gal. Or when it's dealing with the more human side of forensics - the grief
and pain of those left behind. That's when the show moves way beyond 'clever crime of the week' status.
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neryzaraReviewed in the United States on November 17, 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
Just what I wanted.
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Great customer service, the seller was responsive when I placed the order and asked to change my shipping address. The videos are literally all in Spanish, exactly what I wanted! I love this show and want my mom to watch it but she’s a Spanish speaker only and none of the Bones DVDs in the U.S. have the Spanish audio available, so I knew I’d have to get an international version one in Spanish like this one to be able to play it for my mom. Haven’t had any issues with the DVDs :)
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CatRabbReviewed in the United States on October 3, 2009
5.0 out of 5 stars
Comedy, Drama, and great character development
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Be warned, this is not just another crime show. This is not a procedural drama, more of a character drama that adds humor and a twist to the "who-did-it question." Special Agent Booth (David Boreaneaz from Angel) and Dr. Brennen (Glory Road, Cold Mountain) have a wonderful working relationship matching his street smarts and her book smarts to make a formidable team in solving crimes. She uses her "squint sqaud" - a group of genius scientists and an artist - to figure out who the victim is, how and when they died, and give Booth and the FBI the means to figure out who the killer is and why they killed. And just when you think you have figured out who the killer is, surprise!, it's someone else. The comedy exists in Brennen's (Bones) lack of pop culture references and Booth's constant attempts to teach her.

If you're looking for a crime drama that adds a touch of humor, keeps you guessing as to who the real killer is and has strong character development, look no further than BONES. I do highly recommend that you watch these shows in order the first time you watch them. References in season 2 shows depend on you seeing season one episodes. I highly recommend BONES.
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