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  • Disappointed

    7.5
    I have watched Bones here and there in the past, but never kept up with the Seasons. I thought a great show. Now, I am watching pet season on Netflix. I was hoping over the Seasons that Bones would start becoming a bit more human. Learn to be nice, have feelings, empathy, etc. I am in Season 9 and she is still like a bratty child. Actually a notch mostly. "She's the smartest person in the world" Her tone in talking is still as a 10 year old know it all. I love the other characters and they make the show worthy. I'm not denying the science and the actual story line. That part is amazing and fascinating. Seeley needs someone so much better. Disappointed.
  • I am going to make people angry

    10
    I got so tired of hearing how "beautiful" Bones supposedly . She is normally pretty. Some days she can be extremely so,but never once ,other than her wedding day would I have even remotely considered her beautiful. Cam,YES and Angela of course. But Bones,other than those eye had nothing special going on. If she had been a real person that horrible arrogance would have deleted the plus her eyes had given her. Living in So. Cal and working for doctors in both malls and strip locales as well as medical centers I have had the opportunity to see thousands of amazingly beautiful women of all races,she is not one. I'am watching Season 5 E:11 on Netflix at this time. Have been binge watching for the past 2 days. She looked the best with bangs,as the focus was on her eyes . Both her and her sister Zoey's best feature. A pretty woman,sure. Beautiful,nope.
  • Goodbye Bones

    10
    I just want to say Thank you to Bones. What a brillant and thought provoking show. Having watched from day one it is something you need to see all to understand its true beauty. The characters are what makes it truly unique amongst other shows. Although it can drive u mad and make u confused. It is all worth it in the end. So Thanks Bones for the family u made me part of and the gore and horror you provided along the way. All 206 parts of the whole of me will miss u always...
  • Fry takes he bacon

    6.0
    I love Bones and all the individual characters but Stephen Fry's character drives me insane. I specifically refer to the scene in Booths office where we find him drinking tea and eating biscuits while sitting with a blanket over him and a fire plugged in.. It is clearly not freezing outside and we are used to cold weather over this side of the Atlantic so please less of the generic drivel. It seems all American shows need a token English character who is either attempting a cockney accent or the more refined over enunciated one. It is really not necessary. This character adds nothing to an otherwise fantastic show
  • I know I am not crazy what is with the voice pitch change in season 7?

    10
    I was binge watching Bones (again). I noticed that all the actors voices have become lower. It sounds like they all have frogs in their throat in the first episode. It is bugging me! Was this on purpose or did they all have a cold or something?
  • 7.5
    Bones has become one of my favourite shows after being one of the most boring shows. But there are many things needed in order to enhance the quality of the exhibition. The storyline and the forensic science are virtually up to the mark but there's still space for improvement. The character build ups need to be amended. The transitions from drama verbalise with the forensic science need to be smoothened out. The dramatic sequences need to be appropriated according to the major target audience, which is 15-25-year-olds. The issue revolving around Temperance and Seeley have become way too stereotypical and need to be dialled down remotely in order to reduce the cliches tagging along with the exhibition. The show additionally should integrate and subtract characters to maintain novelty. Further, Temperance is gaining weight, which might be her pregnancy or not, but she looked very beautiful in the beginning and would like her to be that smartypants again. Overall, this exhibition needs a revamp in my opinion but its still going on great.
  • No more narrator please!!!!!

    1.0
    The narrators voice is like nails on a chalkboard and is not appreciated. We can see what is happening. Very annoying and I hope this will not be on the remaining episodes.
  • Big blooper on slave trade

    2.0
    Catching up by binge watching: Season 6, Episode 6, "The Shallow in the Deep" contains an enormous blooper: those slaves who died in the shipwreck of the slave ship "Amelia" sailing between "Kongo" and New Orleans all had anglicized "slave names". But such names would not have been given to them until they had been landed in America and sold to new masters. Someone should have caught this -- certainly African American actor Tamara Taylor, whose African American character Camille Saroyan breaks down when she identifies one of the dead slaves as her possible ancestor.
  • hate her bones

    1.0
    hate her bones plus shes a tramp on the show
  • Smurf

    9.5
    I love Bones & I hate for it to end. They are putting so much JUNK on TV
  • Main problem in later seasons

    6.0
    Main problem in the later seasons is the inconsistencies in the writing of Brennan. The story they are supposedly "telling" on screen doesn't match the character they are showing on screen. They have regressed this poor character to the point that she's almost become a caricature of her former self. Her speech pattern has become so terse and stiff that's it's hard not to see the character as one dimensional even though the script is telling us she has evolved and faced many changes over the years. It's inexplicable how stiff the mannerisms have become and how mechanical and one note the dialogue has become for her. It doesn't make sense for Brennan to be so stiff with people she has worked with for YEARS. She has gone through many tragedies and triumphs with Angela, Hodgins, Cam, Wendell etc. I can understand her being stern with a "new" intern but why would she be so detached and stilted around people she supposedly loves and has worked with for YEARS. She seemed to have MORE of a comfort level with them years ago than she does now! I miss the brilliant Brennan of earlier seasons who was arrogant and socially inept yes, but also SPUNKY and full of life. She had a zest for life and had a zest for Booth. Now she has no zest and has been reduced to mostly nothing but repetitive scenes of mechanical dialogue with interns and sprouting off meaningless scientific facts in a detached monotone voice. They throw in a few "mommy" scenes here and there and I guess that makes them think that they are making her seem to have more depth. No. Just No. She still has chemistry with Booth (thankfully) but they get little screen time together and virtually no intimate scenes (another problem that's also very unfortunate). I don't understand the writer's difficultly in writing for her especially when they have done such a wonderful job writing for Cam and Angela over the years. Both woman have evolved beautifully but yet still kept the core of their characters intact. They are not written as over exaggerated caricatures! Wish the writers would start showing the same respect for Brennan.
  • All bones episodes

    9.5
    This is by far one of the best made showers of all character plays their role perfectly to create an action,suspense,witty humorous show that begs the viewer to come back week after week... Each actor is relatable to all of us in 1 aspect or done... Keep em commin
  • @bonyjeanett: wrong show -> yes, it is ;-)

    7.0
    drmayeda

    sorry, but I have to disagree on that one. Yes, Zack had an accident, too. He got burned but only his hands. He wasn't unrecognizable to his friends due to the accident. It is in the final episode of season 5 of Grey's Anatomy where George gets hit by a bus, comes in as a John Doe and Meredith as his Doc only recognizes him due to his nickname 007 which he is writing on her hand. You can even find that scene on YouTube if you don't believe me (Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Finale: Meredith finds out about George).

    The original poster asked for a scene where someone gets hit by a bus, is unrecognizable, needs to make a special hand sign and dies in the end, so that's not really what happened to Zack.

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    Hi, you got the wrong show. The scene you are referring to is from Grey's Anatomy. It was George who had the accident and Meredith being next to him, recognizing the hand sign. He died.



    Zack is not dead, but locked up for the rest of his life in psychatric ward for being the assistant of a murderer.
  • Started out great but for bones it's quite cliche now

    6.0
    I loved when this show first started out, but every episode is just like the other, aside of sub plots here and there. Show starts off with some nobody who stumbles across bones, they scream rediculously and then it fades to Booth and Brennan, he complains and she explains. Over and over again, change it up! and I can't tell you how many times I've heard "The Jeffersonian" I think we all know by now, call it the lab or something once in a while. This series is becoming far too predictable to continue being interesting to me.



    I'm currently on Season 8 catching up to the current season, I really hope something different happens, maybe Booth will finally get that shoe out of his *ss and Brennan to slow down on explaining everything and making references. I think after so many seasons they'd refresh it a bit.
  • sorry not the wrong show

    4.0
    gwyn72

    sorry but I'm afraid you're information is off. The original poster had good information. Zack was involved in an accident sort of. He was in the process of setting off an explosion in one of the labs when hodges walked in. He kept his finger on the trigger too long and the bomb went off resulting in his being badly burned and it led to his getting accused of being a serial killer. he's currently being held as mentally incompetant to stand trial. Dr Sweets was the only one that knew he wasn't insane. Because of the way his mind works people just think he's insane.
  • Bones and numbers

    10
    I love the show! It is one of my favorites. I think they should do an episode where they go to LA and team up with Don Epps from the show Numbers.
  • it seems like the definition rots my brain

    1.0
    why does this show feel weird on my bones
  • Witch season and episode

    10
    Hey everyone :)

    I'm in a little struggle I'm trying to figure out when zack died :)

    I remember he lies in the hospital and no one can recognize him (he was hit by a bus or something like that) but in the end of the episode bones I there and he (zack) take hers hand and do a special sign so bones can recognize him :) anyone who can help me?

    I only want to know witch season and episode :)
  • New eps

    9.0
    We finally have a date for Bones's return! The season continues (about damn time!) on Thurs, 14/04 at 8pm - so we're STILL only half-way through!

    That's according to the following page, which claims an official announcement from Fox! :-D

    tvline DOT com/2016/02/10/bones-season-11-midseason-premiere-date/
  • Kill it!

    3.0
    Those two were such an interesting couple when they weren't really one. Now they're just pain in the ass.
  • stuck on Bones

    10
    I have found Bones in the last 6 months. I am soo hooked. Just saw booth and breannen wedding today! Loved it, love the show. Please don't end it. How would I go on. what withdrawals I'll have. Would love to meet the cast. Love Hodges and Angela. Help! Keep the Show!!!!
  • need my bones fix asap.....

    10
    love this show still!!! hurry up with the rest of the season, cant wait
  • Bones withdrawal

    10
    Just want to know when it will be back on tv.
  • Any time they drive

    5.0
    I have got to get this OFF MY CHEST... When Bones is driving AND when Booth is driving, there is ENTIRELY TOO MUCH looking at each other. REALISTICALLY, they should have been in numerous accidents due to not paying attention to the job of DRIVING THE VEHICLE ! !
  • Has Bones had a stroke or is she possessed?

    1.0
    What is up with the way Bones delivers her lines now? Has she had a stroke? Or is she possessed? This isn't the way she spoke in the beginning of the series. She sounds robotic and won't shut up. All the up-talk & drawn out words & endless intrusive facts that use to be funny but are now irritating. What is up? I agree with Pamela it's annoying, a real turn off. There's such a superior attitude from body posture to tone to how she talks down with her up-talk inflections to everyone even those who are highly educated too. It isn't appealing. She's always been superior but in an awkward way, which made her approachable. Why has Deschanel changed the way she plays this character? Bones doesn't need to go ON AND ON with her recitation of facts, figures, from everything to a TV in the bedroom and sex frequency to the tooth fairy to whatever. Writers are responsible for this horrid turn. Where's the humor that emerged through conversations between Bones and those around her? Where are the earlier writers? I love watching reruns but can barely get through current episodes. At this point I wouldn't be sad if the series is cancelled.
  • Bones jumped the shark!

    1.0
    That cross over with Sleepy Hollow was horrendous. Bones paired with Crane, a resurrected man! Bones is all hard science and facts, Sleepy Hollow is not. Who though it was a good idea to cross them?! This is the beginning of the end for Bones. I am not sure I will continue to watch.
  • Sleepy Hollow and Bones? Yawn

    4.0
    This may or may not be the last season for Bones on Fox, but it is for me unless some changes are made. First, the episode with Sleepy Hollow was way too contrived. Secondly, since the character of Bones began the change in her vocal intonations, I just can't stand her. What's up with the drawing out of her words? It's annoying and unpleasant. The other characters speak just fine. Bones used to - not anymore. The return of Bones and Booth to their original jobs was also too contrived. If Bones continue to speak as she has been the past few seasons, I am out of here! I love the other characters - no fault there. I am tired of tooth fairy crap. I don't know how Booth stands her.
  • Got a Bone to Pick with You

    7.0
    I love Bones but it does present a very skewed & MFA version of scientists. First of all a scientist woud never give their 'theory' when proposing a hypothesis because they would know the difference. And scientists speak like other people - based on where thery're from and the vernacular they're comfortable with. I cannot imagine anyone but an obsessive English major using a word like albeit in conversation - in a paper maybe, but not out loud, Sometimes the dialog makes me laugh and not in a good way.
  • The show is a platform for Anti-Science

    1.0
    I just got to season 9, episode 10. As a scientist throughout the series I've noticed many scientific inaccuracies throughout the show. At first I thought they were purposeful nods because it would be numeral facts skewed by a digit. Then the actress/producer's vegetarian views came into play, followed by her trendy organic views. This is where the line is drawn. As a food scientist and a scientist, I'm appalled that these inaccuracies are allowed on television. I understand that it's fiction, but it's presented as fact. This show has become a platform for a wealthy actress who's been swept up in Hollywood trends to spread her inaccurate information. She has a bunch of "scientists" sitting around and talking anti-science. She needs to apologize to all the populations she's mislead and misrepresented. Shame on you Emily Deschanel. I was excited to send this episode to my peers, but this is embarrassing :(
  • Time to put the Skeleton Back in the Closet

    7.0
    Well, hearing that this may be the last season is not a disappointment after watching episode 3. The first two aren't bad, but then this one. How Angela would be praised for that picture is beyond the Bones writers and staff don't like art? And stealing organs from already dead bodies for sale? I have a feeling that the woman this show was patterned after has left the building already. It shows. I will rate now the show as a whole and not just the last few episodes. It was great eleven years ago, but so much.