Bones (2005–2017)
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The Pinocchio in the Planter 

Award winning ad man Ross Dickson's corpse is found by prancing youngsters, buried in a public playground, beaten to death in a mysterious way. He was a member of a radical truth-society, ... See full summary »


François Velle


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




Episode complete 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 Francis Daley ... Lance Sweets
Michael Grant Terry ... Wendell Bray
Eyal Podell ... Burt Iverson
Andy Milder ... Toby Holcomb
Terri Hoyos ... Nicole Francuzzi
Steven Crowley ... Jonah Hinkle
Sharon Brathwaite ... Dorothy Emridge (as Sharon Brathwaite-Sanders)
Carole Gutierrez ... Honest Woman
Matthew Haddad ... Tweenage Kid
Caroline Pho Caroline Pho ... Woman in Towel


Award winning ad man Ross Dickson's corpse is found by prancing youngsters, buried in a public playground, beaten to death in a mysterious way. He was a member of a radical truth-society, which caused many conflicts in private and professional life. Encouraged by Bones, Wendell Bray follows his example to secure the extra hours only he needs desperately while Camille would divide them indiscriminately, a one-off success while the others explicitly prefer 'civilized untruthfulness'. Written by KGF Vissers

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Plot Keywords:

embarrassment | fall | infidelity | See All (3) »


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Release Date:

28 April 2011 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Hankfurters, one of the clients in the victim's advertising portfolio, is an eating contest sponsor in season 7 episode "The Hot Dog in the Competition". See more »


According to Hodgins, hookworms travel at the rate of one foot per day. The specimen he was holding had traveled 3 feet, 4 1/16 inches. According to Brennan, this meant the victim had died 3 days, 8 hours, and 45 minutes prior. Correctly calculated, the result should have been 3 days, 8 hours, and 7 1/2 minutes. See more »


Special Agent Seeley Booth: [Bones' car is parallel parking itself] What are you doing?
Dr. Lance Sweets: Whoa! Ghost driver!
Special Agent Seeley Booth: How did you do that?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: It's called "Intelligent Parking Assist". The car guides itself into the parking spot.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Wow! Look at that, huh? Does it solve murders?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: [Deadpan] Of course not.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Good. I like my job.
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Spoofs The Yogi Bear Show (1961) See more »


Bones End Theme
Written by Peter Himmelman
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really bad writing
25 July 2018 | by sandcrab277See all my reviews

This series is getting worse instead of better ... as each episode rolls by we keep getting signals that the writers are grasping at straws to keep it afloat in the last episode hart hanson, actually subbed his new show as an episode ... you people are pathetic and brennan is still spouting crapola that may interest some and booth is still ignoring the obvious because he is a gorilla

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