Bones

Bones

An investigative drama about Dr. Temperance Brennan, a highly skilled forensic anthropologist who works with FBI Agent Seeley Booth to assist on murder investigations when the standard methods of identifying a body are useless. Brennan’s special expertise lies in her uncanny ability to read clues left behind in the victim’s bones. The series is inspired by real-life forensic anthropologist and best-selling novelist Kathy Reichs.
An investigative drama about Dr. Temperance Brennan, a highly skilled forensic anthropologist who works with FBI Agent Seeley Booth to assist on murder investigations when the standard methods of identifying a body are useless. Brennan’s special expertise lies in her uncanny ability to read clues left behind in the victim’s bones. The series is inspired by real-life forensic anthropologist and best-selling novelist Kathy Reichs.

Season 1 (22 episodes)

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 09/13/2005 Runtime: 44:10 min.

    Original air date: 09/13/2005 Runtime: 44:10 min. Forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan teams up with FBI agent Booth to investigate the famous unsolved murder of a young female Senate intern. Their inquiry leads them to suspect three men: the Senator the intern was having an affair with; a speechwriter who became mentally unstable and stalked her; and the intern’s boyfriend, the senator’s aid.

  • 2. The Man In The Suv

    Original air date: 09/20/2005 Runtime: 44:08 min.

    Original air date: 09/20/2005 Runtime: 44:08 min. Brennan and Booth investigate a case concerning a Middle Eastern diplomat accused of a suicide bombing; further investigation leads them to suspect that the alleged terrorist was actually murdered and framed for the deadly incident.

  • 3. A Boy In A Tree

    Original air date: 09/27/2005 Runtime: 43:50 min.

    Original air date: 09/27/2005 Runtime: 43:50 min. Dr. Brennan and FBI agent Booth investigate the mysterious hanging death of a student at an elite prep school; all signs point to suicide, but their investigation leads them to two students who might be to blame.

  • 4. The Man In The Bear

    Original air date: 11/01/2005 Runtime: 43:31 min.

    Original air date: 11/01/2005 Runtime: 43:31 min. After a human hand is found inside a black bear in Washington State, Brennan travels to a small town in Washington State with Agent Booth to investigate the case which leads them to a murderous cannibal.

  • 5. A Boy In A Bush

    Original air date: 11/08/2005 Runtime: 44:25 min.

    Original air date: 11/08/2005 Runtime: 44:25 min. Brennan and Booth work together to find out who sexually assaulted and murdered a young boy found in a field.

  • 6. The Man In The Wall

    Original air date: 11/15/2005 Runtime: 43:48 min.

    Original air date: 11/15/2005 Runtime: 43:48 min. Booth and Brennan search for answers after the mummified body of a hip-hop DJ is unearthed behind the wall of a nightclub.

  • 7. The Man On Death Row

    Original air date: 11/22/2005 Runtime: 44:22 min.

    Original air date: 11/22/2005 Runtime: 44:22 min. Brennan and Booth investigate the case of a man on death row who some believe to be innocent; they manage to dig up new evidence — including two additional murders — which forces them to question the wisdom of the stay-of-execution they have helped grant.

  • 8. The Girl In The Fridge

    Original air date: 11/29/2005 Runtime: 44:19 min.

    Original air date: 11/29/2005 Runtime: 44:19 min. Brennan is pitted against an old boyfriend after she’s called to testify in a case involving a woman whose badly decomposed corpse was discovered in a refrigerator.

  • 9. The Man In The Fallout Shelter

    Original air date: 12/13/2005 Runtime: 44:58 min.

    Original air date: 12/13/2005 Runtime: 44:58 min. Brennan, Booth, and the others are quarantined in the lab on Christmas after the body of unidentified man is discovered in a bomb shelter.

  • 10. The Woman At The Airport

    Original air date: 01/25/2006 Runtime: 44:09 min.

    Original air date: 01/25/2006 Runtime: 44:09 min. Brennan and Booth travel to Los Angeles to investigate the murder of a call girl who had a great deal of plastic surgery on her face; and Goodman and Hodgins clash while trying to authenticate the remains of a specimen from the Iron Age.

  • 11. The Woman In The Car

    Original air date: 02/01/2006 Runtime: 44:14 min.

    Original air date: 02/01/2006 Runtime: 44:14 min. Brennan and Booth search for a missing eight-year-old boy whose mother was murdered, and whose father is about to testify against a US company that manufactured faulty body armor for use in the war in Iraq.

  • 12. The Superhero In The Alley

    Original air date: 02/08/2006 Runtime: 42:16 min.

    Original air date: 02/08/2006 Runtime: 42:16 min. Booth and Brennan search for answers after a comic-book fan who dressed up as a superhero is found dead.

  • 13. The Woman In The Garden

    Original air date: 02/15/2006 Runtime: 43:37 min.

    Original air date: 02/15/2006 Runtime: 43:37 min. Booth and Brennan link two decomposed bodies to a street gang operating out of an El Salvadoran neighborhood… and to a United States Senator.

  • 14. The Man On The Fairway

    Original air date: 03/08/2006 Runtime: 44:08 min.

    Original air date: 03/08/2006 Runtime: 44:08 min. Brennan and Zach investigate a crash involving a State Department flight carrying Chinese diplomats; they find themselves drawn to bone fragments found near the crash site that belong to someone who could not have been on the flight.

  • 15. Two Bodies In The Lab

    Original air date: 03/15/2006 Runtime: 44:14 min.

    Original air date: 03/15/2006 Runtime: 44:14 min. Brennan becomes the target of an assassination while investigating the seemingly unrelated murders of a mob boss and a young college student.

  • 16. The Woman In The Tunnel

    Original air date: 03/22/2006 Runtime: 44:16 min.

    Original air date: 03/22/2006 Runtime: 44:16 min. With some help from a homeless man, the investigators search an abandoned tunnel system beneath Washington DC, hoping to solve the murder of a documentary filmmaker.

  • 17. The Skull In The Desert

    Original air date: 03/29/2006 Runtime: 44:16 min.

    Original air date: 03/29/2006 Runtime: 44:16 min. When Angela’s boyfriend goes missing in the Santa Fe desert, Brennan and Booth rush out to lead the search.

  • 18. The Man With The Bone

    Original air date: 04/05/2006 Runtime: 43:29 min.

    Original air date: 04/05/2006 Runtime: 43:29 min. Booth and Brennan investigate a murder on Assateague Island: legend holds it is home to Blackbeard’s buried treasure.

  • 19. The Man In The Morgue

    Original air date: 04/19/2006 Runtime: 43:28 min.

    Original air date: 04/19/2006 Runtime: 43:28 min. Brennan goes to New Orleans in order to aid in the identification of the bodies found in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, only to end up as the prime suspect in a murder of which she has no recollection.

  • 20. The Graft In The Girl

    Original air date: 04/26/2006 Runtime: 43:35 min.

    Original air date: 04/26/2006 Runtime: 43:35 min. Brennan and Booth track the source of a young woman’s lung cancer to a renegade company selling tainted bone grafts.

  • 21. The Soldier On The Grave

    Original air date: 05/10/2006 Runtime: 44:16 min.

    Original air date: 05/10/2006 Runtime: 44:16 min. Brennan and Booth investigate an apparent war protest involving the charred remains of a body left on the grave of a soldier killed in Iraq.

  • 22. The Woman In Limbo

    Original air date: 05/17/2006 Runtime: 43:38 min.

    Original air date: 05/17/2006 Runtime: 43:38 min. 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. After years of uncertainty and not knowing what happened to her parents, Brennan finally has confirmation of her mother's death, and the news understandably hits her hard. Now that remains have been uncovered, Booth can open an investigation into the case for the first time. After researching Brennan's parents' lives, Booth surprises her with the news that her parents were not the people she thought they were - both were outlaws living under assumed identities. With the team working to glean more information from her mother's skeleton, to Brennan, she's now more of a Jane Doe than ever. As more details of her parents' past, in addition to her own, come to the surface, Brennan must come to grips with a whole new reality.