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  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 13, 2005
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10
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Universal acclaim- based on 45 Ratings

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  • Summary: The fourth season begins with Bones and Booth investigating a murder while in England to speak about their specialties.
  • Genre(s): Drama, Suspense
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. At times, the comedy tries too hard--Booth keeps driving on the wrong side of the road and doesn't seem to know what tea is--but then there comes a moment where the writers get the characters dialed in just right, and then the show is irresistible.
  2. Across the pond, wisecracks, sexual tension and some broad shots at Britain's class system make for a predictable two hours with some pleasant scenery.
  3. Reviewed by: Todd R. Ramlow
    40
    The two-hour Season Four premiere sends FBI Special Agent Seely Booth (David Boreanaz) and forensic anthropologist Bones Brennan to England, and the result is disappointing, lacking the series’ usual wit and cool science-y stuff.
  4. 40
    Bones is back, and sad to say, the Fox drama is not at its best.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 5
  2. Negative: 1 out of 5
  1. CT.
    Sep 4, 2008
    10
    Bones is interesting and funny; what more can you ask?
  2. JakeM.
    Sep 30, 2008
    10
    Great show, great character chemistry.
  3. JakeE.
    Oct 4, 2008
    6
    I've just caught up with the seasons of House and wanted another show to watch and saw a couple Bones episodes. It's not the show I was hoping for. I like the two main characters; they can be funny and interesting. I hate the entire supporting cast. They're soap opera lives don't interest me and I find them annoying. Too annoying to watch the better scenes with the two stars. I came, I saw, I'm on to better characters and writing. Expand
  4. Shsch
    Sep 26, 2008
    4
    I decided not to watch this fall because of last Spring's last episode. The show had become too gimmicky with Booth supposedly killed and then Zack outed as a traitor. Bones' old stories revolved around Booth begrudgingly working with Bones and her fellow "squints" to solve crimes. Now they're all buddies and it's become a romantic comedy. To improve the show, they should bring back the old edge and cut back on the cute. Collapse
  5. Nicole
    Sep 7, 2008
    0
    This was a good show, back in the first two seasons. Unfortunately, the showrunner and writers have lost focus of the show and it's turned into a joke with bad writing. David Boreanaz and the rest of the cast deserve better, imo. They must end this trainwreck. Expand