Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 13, 2005
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
FOX TV Network
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Special Agent Seeley Booth Bones

Special Agent Seeley Booth

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David BoreanazDavid Boreanaz
David Boreanaz (Italian: boɾeˈaːnad͡z; born May 16, 1969) is an American actor, television producer, ...

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Special Agent Seeley Booth Quotes

06x13 - The Daredevil in the Mold Season 6 / Episode 13: - The Daredevil in the Mold

Special Agent Seeley Booth: I mean you like evidence. All right, Bones. Well, here's the evidence. The evidence is that there's something wrong here. Now, I - I fell in love with a woman. I had a kid. She doesn't want to marry me. And - the next woman, she's...
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Me.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Yeah! And now- I mean, what is it with women who don't want what I'm offering here?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Booth...
Special Agent Seeley Booth: No. Just, you know what - drink. Drink. I'm just really- I'm just mad. I'm just really mad at all of you. I'm just mad, okay? So you want to know how this is going to work? Okay, this is how this is going to work. Me and you are partners that's what we do. Me and you we're partners. And I love that. I think that's great. And we're good people that catch bad people, right? And - and we argue. We go back-and-forth. We're partners and sometimes after we solve the case, we come here and celebrate. That's what we do, we celebrate. So as far as I can see, that's what happens next. Are you okay with that?... Great caus you know, if you are, you stay here and you have a drink with me, all right? Maybe we have a little small talk, a little chit chat. If not, well, you can leave, there's the door. And tomorrow, uh, I'll find you another FBI guy.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Those are my only choices?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Yeah. Those are you only choices.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: ...Then I'll have a drink
06x12 - The Sin in the Sisterhood Season 6 / Episode 12: - The Sin in the Sisterhood

Dr. Camille Saroyan: Any luck with the bullet?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Aw, you know they're changing the expression from uh, "needle in a haystack" to "bullet in a cornfield."
06x12 - The Sin in the Sisterhood Season 6 / Episode 12: - The Sin in the Sisterhood

Dr. Lance Sweets: I have to admit, it's facinating to watch a close knit group fracture under pressure.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: That, and they're dangerous.
Dr. Lance Sweets: Right.
06x12 - The Sin in the Sisterhood Season 6 / Episode 12: - The Sin in the Sisterhood

Special Agent Seeley Booth: You're agree with me?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Only in so far that the victim should have realized how complicated his relationships would become in our present culture. In that case- and in that case only, he - he was a - he was a nitwit. [Bones laughs] He was a nitwit.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Did you just laugh?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: I did. I think I did. I'm sorry.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Bones.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: It's wrong because a man is dead.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: That's right. You're right. It's sad... [Booth laughs] He was a bonehead!
06x12 - The Sin in the Sisterhood Season 6 / Episode 12: - The Sin in the Sisterhood

Special Agent Seeley Booth: Well, it means, Bones, that you know, you can love a lot of people in this world, but there's only one person you love the most.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: But how do you know which person you love the most when you're confused by chemical messages travelling throughout your limbic system?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: You just do.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: ...What if you let that person get away?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: That person's not going anywhere.
06x11 - The Bullet in the Brain Season 6 / Episode 11: - The Bullet in the Brain

Caroline Julian: Don't just stand there! We got a shrink who needs shrunk. And a headless child-killer in a puddle of brains.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Who's going to take witness statements?
Caroline Julian: Does it matter? That shot came out of nowhere. Straight from God.
06x11 - The Bullet in the Brain Season 6 / Episode 11: - The Bullet in the Brain

Caroline Julian: You'd think when a highly trained world class sniper witnesses an assasination we'd have it all sewn up.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: I could say .the same thing about the United States attorney.
Caroline Julian: I'm too short to see a damn thing!
06x11 - The Bullet in the Brain Season 6 / Episode 11: - The Bullet in the Brain

James Kent: Some of us were going to testify.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Guess that won't be necessary.
James Kent: Nope.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: How do you feel about that?
James Kent: How do I feel? This woman buried my children alive. I couldn't identify their bodies. That's how I feel about that.
06x11 - The Bullet in the Brain Season 6 / Episode 11: - The Bullet in the Brain

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: He was a sniper, and so are you. The lead members of a closed community always intersect. You must know him.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: ...I do.
06x11 - The Bullet in the Brain Season 6 / Episode 11: - The Bullet in the Brain

Special Agent Seeley Booth: [Sweets has got his confidence back] What happened to you?
Dr. Lance Sweets: Caroline hollered at me.
06x11 - The Bullet in the Brain Season 6 / Episode 11: - The Bullet in the Brain

Special Agent Seeley Booth: Broadsky purchased land. 10 acres of the highway.
Dr. Lance Sweets: Under the name of another sniper?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Seely Booth... This is between me and him.
06x11 - The Bullet in the Brain Season 6 / Episode 11: - The Bullet in the Brain

Special Agent Seeley Booth: Stop, Jake. I'm warning you.
Jacob Broadsky: Go ahead. Jump the fence. Don't wait for the warrant.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [Booth jumps the fence] I don't need a warrant. This land belongs to Seely Booth.
06x10 - The Body in the Bag Season 6 / Episode 10: - The Body in the Bag

Dr. Lance Sweets: [Sweets is on a treadmill] Well, you know, if this is on your mind then you should tell Hannah.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Bones and Hannah are friends now. I mean, isn't that what secrets are for? Hey, maybe you could just give me something to make me stop feeling guilty.
Dr. Lance Sweets: Well, perhaps this is difficult because you still have feelings for Dr. Brennan.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: What? No. No. You know what? This was a bad idea. I'll talk to Hannah myself, okay? [Booth starts to leave]
Dr. Lance Sweets: All right.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [Booth returns & starts working the treadmill controls] Tell you what. Stop bringing up me and Bones, okay? [the treadmill speeds up. Booth walks away]
Dr. Lance Sweets: What are you doing? Why can't I turn this down? What did you do to this thing? Somebody. Somebody!
06x10 - The Body in the Bag Season 6 / Episode 10: - The Body in the Bag

Inspector Eric Anderson: Thanks for your help, Booth. I got a big bonus for this one.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: I get the same salary no matter how many killers I catch. Where's the justice?
06x10 - The Body in the Bag Season 6 / Episode 10: - The Body in the Bag

Dr. Lance Sweets: [as Sweets and Booth are watching videos] Does this qualify as porn or work?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: There's an overlap.
06x10 - The Body in the Bag Season 6 / Episode 10: - The Body in the Bag

Ming Tsou: [Bones want to measure his leg] No. You could make a mistake.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: I don't make mistakes.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [Tsou looks at Booth] She doesn't.
06x09 - The Doctor in the Photo Season 6 / Episode 9: - The Doctor in the Photo

Special Agent Seeley Booth: DC Metro Missing Persons investigated. Case went cold. Didn't go anywhere.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: How can that be? The woman was a surgeon.
Hannah Burley: Single. No kids. Outside of people at work, there was no one to miss her.
06x09 - The Doctor in the Photo Season 6 / Episode 9: - The Doctor in the Photo

Special Agent Seeley Booth: Well, Dr. Brennan just wonders how someone of that importance could disappear.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: So - so quietly?
Dr. Adit Gadh: "I will show you fear in a hand full of dust." T.S. Elliot. We don't actually fear death. We fear that - no one will notice our absense. That we will disappear without a trace.
06x09 - The Doctor in the Photo Season 6 / Episode 9: - The Doctor in the Photo

Special Agent Seeley Booth: Bones, why are you taking this so personally? I mean you're acting as though you're the one who's being accused of taking drugs.
06x09 - The Doctor in the Photo Season 6 / Episode 9: - The Doctor in the Photo

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: I got the signal, Booth. I don't want to have any regrets.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [Long pause. Booth realizes what Bones means] Um, I'm with someone, Bones. And Hannah - she's not a consolation prize. I love her. [Bones cries] The last thing I want to do is hurt you, but those are the facts.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: ...I understand. I missed my chance. My whole world turned upside down. I can adjust.
06x08 - The Twisted Bones in the Melted Truck Season 6 / Episode 8: - The Twisted Bones in the Melted Truck

Dr. Lance Sweets: Parker could be angry because he senses how much Hannah means to you and feels that you don't want him to meet her.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: But I do. I just want it to be right. I want it to be perfect time.
Dr. Lance Sweets: Right. Do you think there is such a thing?
06x07 - The Babe in the Bar Season 6 / Episode 7: - The Babe in the Bar

Special Agent Seeley Booth: [Sweets is eating a chocolate bar] Do you have to eat that? I just imagine you chomping down on her cheek or something. Just put it away.
Dr. Lance Sweets: If we don't face and overcome unsettling events in our lives, we are ruled by them. I'm not gonna let some ruthless killer destroy my enjoyment of chocolate. It's not gonna happen. I love chocolate too much. [Booth grabs Sweets's chocolate bar] Come on! I was about to get to the nuts.
06x07 - The Babe in the Bar Season 6 / Episode 7: - The Babe in the Bar

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: If you want I can lie to all of our friends, and say that you have pressing FBI business.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [Booth sighs] I don't like the idea of lying to our friends, but I'm going to go with it. Thanks.
06x06 - The Shallow in the Deep Season 6 / Episode 6: - The Shallow in the Deep

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Booth, you've been shot, and beaten, and jumped out of an airplane. The skeletal damage alone...
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Oh God! I'm falling apart.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: You're fine. It's your skeleton that's falling apart.
06x06 - The Shallow in the Deep Season 6 / Episode 6: - The Shallow in the Deep

Special Agent Seeley Booth: [after finding Sweets and Daisy having sex] Can you sign this? [Hands Sweets a form]
Dr. Lance Sweets: ARE YOU SERIOUS?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Sign. Just sign and get back to your fun.
06x06 - The Shallow in the Deep Season 6 / Episode 6: - The Shallow in the Deep

Special Agent Seeley Booth: [sigh] Age. How is it I went to sleep Han Solo and woke up Obi Wan Kenobi?
Dr. Lance Sweets: I have no idea what you're talking about.
06x06 - The Shallow in the Deep Season 6 / Episode 6: - The Shallow in the Deep

Dr. Lance Sweets: Okay, since you both saw the incident. I've decided to take Agent Booth's advice. Anyway, even though Daisy and I aren't dating, I've decided we can still enjoy each other's company. Casually. Once in a while.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: I'm not sure why I should care. Are you planning on have sex somewhere that I will witness it?
Dr. Lance Sweets: I hope not.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Then I definitely don't care.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: I'm with her.
06x05 - The Bones that Weren't Season 6 / Episode 5: - The Bones that Weren't

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: For smart people like Hannah and me, not being jazzed is physically painful.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Whoa. Whoa. You're saying that Hannah does extra work because she's bored at home? [Booth looks at Bones then Sweets]
Dr. Lance Sweets: ...No. No.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: I-I'm an exciting guy. I, for example, I'm making dinner for her tonight - with wine.
Dr. Lance Sweets: You just decided that now, didn't you?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: If you're not the cause of her ennui, then it stands to reason you cannot make her happy. It's standard first order logic.
06x05 - The Bones that Weren't Season 6 / Episode 5: - The Bones that Weren't

Hannah Burley: [Enters the apartment and realizes Booth's made dinner] Oh God!
Special Agent Seeley Booth: What?
Hannah Burley: You're going to propose.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: No.
Hannah Burley: Uh, candles, wine... new toothbrushes?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Right.
Hannah Burley: You went through all this to tell me I have bad breath?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: No. I just think you need a new toothbrush. Well, actually, we both do.
06x05 - The Bones that Weren't Season 6 / Episode 5: - The Bones that Weren't

Special Agent Seeley Booth: Is there any chance that I can say "Be careful" and then you can say "Safety first?"
Hannah Burley: It's worth a shot.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Okay, be careful.
Hannah Burley: "Safety first."
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Liar.

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