The Best Episodes of Bones

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Vote for your favorite Bones episodes, no matter how popular they are

Starring Emily Deschanel as Dr. Temperance Brennan (aka Bones) and David Boreanaz as FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth, Bones follows the duo as they use forensic evidence to solve crimes. The best episodes of Bones are about the mysteries found in human remains. Some good episodes of Bones focus on the relationship of Booth and Brennan.

What are the best episodes of Bones? “Aliens in a Spaceship” from season two is a fan favorite. This episode finds the team investigating the murder of a twin boys. “The Pain in the Heart” is also a compelling episode of the Fox series, Bones.

“The Woman in Limbo” is another good episode from Bones as is “The Man in the Fallout Shelter” which finds Booth and Dr. Goodman being quarantined over Christmas.

Do you have a favorite episode of Bones? Give the best episodes a vote up and vote down any episodes you may not have liked.

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  • Aliens in a Spaceship
    Bones Season 2
    728 votes
    • Original Airing: November 15, 2006
    • Episode Number: 9
    The bodies of twin boys, kidnapped five years earlier, are discovered. The investigation lead Booth and Brennan to a notorious kidnapper known as the Grave Digger. During the investigation, Brennan ...more
  • The Pain in the Heart
    Bones Season 3
    373 votes
    • Original Airing: May 19, 2008
    • Episode Number: 15
    The Gormogon serial killer is back again, and the silver skeleton from the basement vault has gone missing. All the Jeffersonian employees become suspects, with the scary possibility that one of ...more
  • The Hole in the Heart
    Bones - Season 6
    460 votes
    • Original Airing: May 12, 2011
    • Episode Number: 22
    Rogue sniper Jacob Broadsky returns once again, claiming another victim and making Booth determined to put him away once and for all.
  • The Parts in the Sum of the Whole
    379 votes
    • Original Airing: April 08, 2010
    • Episode Number: 16
    When Dr. Sweets' book gets published, both Booth and Brennan read it and tell him about the first time they met: 6 years ago. The episode will give a new perspective on Booth and Brennan's ...more
  • The Blackout in the Blizzard
    298 votes
    • Original Airing: March 17, 2011
    • Episode Number: 16
    During a blizzard that causes a citywide blackout, the team must solve a murder case that could be connected to a possible viral outbreak; Sweets starts a touchy conversation about Brennan and ...more
  • The Hero In the Hold
    Bones Season 4
    237 votes
    • Original Airing: February 05, 2009
    • Episode Number: 14
    While trapped and trying to escape from a ship in the middle of the ocean, Booth is haunted by strange hallucinations.