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

09x04 - The Sense in the Sacrifice Season 9 / Episode 4: - The Sense in the Sacrifice

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: [after Booth kisses Bones] We agreed to avoid public displays of affection at the FBI.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: To Hell with the FBI.
09x04 - The Sense in the Sacrifice Season 9 / Episode 4: - The Sense in the Sacrifice

Special Agent Seeley Booth: Wh-what does this all mean, Sweet? Spell it out.
Dr. Lance Sweets: Well, Dr. Brennan is Pelant's endgame. He's trying to replace you. Has he done anything to prevent the two of you from getting together that we don't know about. [Booth thinks about it] I'll take that as a "yes."
09x04 - The Sense in the Sacrifice Season 9 / Episode 4: - The Sense in the Sacrifice

Special Agent Seeley Booth: [Aldo puts a bottle and a glass on the bar] Look, I don't need that right now, okay Aldo! I have more important stuff to deal with. You understand?
Aldo Clemens: I am a bartender, not a priest! If you want to talk, you got to buy a drink!
09x03 - El Carnicero en el Coche Season 9 / Episode 3: - El Carnicero en el Coche

Special Agent Seeley Booth: From now on when one of us has been shot at, has to tell the other one right away
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Okay, unless one of us is already dead
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Right!
09x01 - The Secrets in the Proposal Season 9 / Episode 1: - The Secrets in the Proposal

Angela Montenegro: [to Booth via video conference] Is there anything else?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Yeah. There is something else. Stop telling Bones I'm lyin' to her.
Angela Montenegro: What's the problem, Booth? What do you need one more fling before settling down?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: I'm not a fling kind of a guy, and you know that.
Angela Montenegro: Maybe Brennan isn't as attractive to you, now that she's become a mom.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: You're not helping the situation.
Angela Montenegro: You're ruining her very fragile heart! You should be ashamed of yourself! [Booth disconnects]
09x01 - The Secrets in the Proposal Season 9 / Episode 1: - The Secrets in the Proposal

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Booth, I have to tell you something.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [Deeply shaken] Uh. Alright, look, Bones, please just- you just gotta give me a little bit more time. That's all. Please.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: No. Booth, I'm not... I'm not leaving you. [They hug and he sighs deeply in relief] What I want to tell you is that I have absolute faith in you. I *trust* you. I know you love me. And Christine and... I'm sorry I lost sight of that temporarily. You're a good man. You have your reasons, and when you can, you'll share them with me. I'm sorry.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Look, I'm sorry.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: We'll be fine. The next time, it's your turn to ask me to marry you.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: I will. As soon as I can, I will.
08x21 - The Maiden in the Mushrooms Season 8 / Episode 21: - The Maiden in the Mushrooms

Bailiff Griff: We met when the show started. Trudy didn't want us to date each other, but I guess that Rebecca and I were so in love that she didn't want to be the Grinch.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: How long were you together?
Bailiff Griff: Four years. Lived together for the last two with Iris.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Iris. That's interesting.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Not really, Booth. For hundreds of years, having multiple partners was quite acceptable.
Bailiff Griff: Oh, no, no, no. Iris is a dog. Uh, she's a leopard hound that we rescued.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Never mind.
08x21 - The Maiden in the Mushrooms Season 8 / Episode 21: - The Maiden in the Mushrooms

Pabla Sepulveda: Are you screwing with me?
Dr. Lance Sweets: No. I'm simply pointing out that your lack of self-control can cause you to make extremely poor decisions.
Pabla Sepulveda: You said you were on my side!
Special Agent Seeley Booth: No. He said he understood why you go psycho!
Dr. Lance Sweets: Okay, I wouldn't use that word, Booth.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: I know. That's why I'm here.
08x17 - The Fact In The Fiction Season 8 / Episode 17: - The Fact In The Fiction

Dr. Lance Sweets: The guy literally fought off coyotes to get the skull back. That's awesome.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Coyotes, they just run away if you yell at them.
Dr. Lance Sweets: I know. Still. To face a pack of wild animals alone...
Special Agent Seeley Booth: I'm sure you could just bore them to death with your shrinky talk.
Dr. Lance Sweets: And I'm sure you could just break their hearts with your mean... mean words.
08x13 - The Twist In The Plot Season 8 / Episode 13: - The Twist In The Plot

Special Agent Seeley Booth: [Recorded message to Christine] Hey there, Christine. It's me, your father. [Bones appears behind him, quietly listening] Dad. Dada. Daddy. If you're watching this right now, I'm dead. Um, if I was a good father to you, you're... sad... right now. If we had some sort of, like, falling out, let's just forget about it and move on. It's just- It's not worth it. You know, personally I'm doing everything I can to get into heaven right now. But your mother believes... well, she thinks that it's a... I'll tell you what. Why don't you go ask her? It's... [fighting tears] complicated. These are the last words that I'm going to, to speak... in this world so, here goes. Okay. I like God. I really like God. And I- and I think that He likes me. You know, I, uh... I *love* Canadian beer. And hockey. They kinda go hand in hand. [Chuckles] I really love loud music. And really sad music. [Seriously] I love this country. And I'm proud to have served in the military. I'm the luckiest man in the world because I got to spend time with your mother... and with you. [Takes a deep breath as tears fall] And that's true, you know, it's true. Whether I die today or 50 years from now, it's true. Kay? I love you. And I want you to love life. Dive into life. Be- be courageous. Question things. And... be happy. Don't forget to laugh. Oh, one last favor. Help your mom to be happy because if she's alone, then she's gonna forget. [pause] That's it. That's... from me to you. [Blows a kiss, then Bones races over and dives into his lap, hugging him] Whoa! Okay. Alright. And I'm still alive, Bones, and you know what, you shouldn't be eavesdropping.
08x10 - The Diamond in the Rough Season 8 / Episode 10: - The Diamond in the Rough

Special Agent Seeley Booth: [Cam has just removed the victim's shoe and the foot fell apart] Sayonara. I don't even like feet... when they're *not* falling off. So, when you get a face, you get back to me, okay?
08x10 - The Diamond in the Rough Season 8 / Episode 10: - The Diamond in the Rough

Dr. Lance Sweets: I can't actually picture you taking dance lessons.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Well, my mom taught me. She was a dancer.
Dr. Lance Sweets: Your mom was a dancer, and she taught you to dance.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Yeah, it was something we did together. She would put me on her feet and we would get the rhythm down. Anyways, I got older, and uh, I was good enough to teach.
Dr. Lance Sweets: Teach older women?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Mostly.
Dr. Lance Sweets: A lot of wandering hands, I bet.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Well, they would get tired... Or they would lose their balance.
Dr. Lance Sweets: Yeah. You were a gigolo.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: No. Stop.
Dr. Lance Sweets: You were a gigolo for thirty bucks an hour.
08x09 - The Ghost in the Machine Season 8 / Episode 9: - The Ghost in the Machine

Special Agent Seeley Booth: So, what do you think? Man or a woman?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: I... am uncomfortable defining sex with just a skull.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: C'mon. Take a stab. I won't write anything down. I promise. It's between me and you. [They both glance at Hodgins standing next to them] Oh. Well.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: What? You don't wanna take a stab in front of me.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: I am inhibited by my desire not to embarrass myself in front of another scientist.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [to Hodgins] You should take that as a compliment.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: [Indicating Booth] What about him?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Well, we live together and thus share the same synergistic lack of inhibition which allows us to have sex without being self-conscious.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: That's very romantic, Bones.
08x09 - The Ghost in the Machine Season 8 / Episode 9: - The Ghost in the Machine

Special Agent Seeley Booth: [From Colin's skull's POV, Booth crosses himself and quietly prays] Come to his assistance, all ye saints of God. Meet him, all ye angels of the Lord, receiving his soul, presenting it in the sight of God Almighty. Amen. That's a battle field prayer, but I'm mostly a soldier, so... it seems to fit.
08x07 - The Bod in the Pod Season 8 / Episode 7: - The Bod in the Pod

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: It's a container of some sort. [brushes sand off] Filled with... gelatinized human remains.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: At first I thought, pod people.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Of course you did.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Hey. There are still a *lot* of questions remaining about the events at Area 51, you know. Did you know that UFO spottings are happen...
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Let's just keep it close to earth here, bug boy. Okay? Just simplify the investigation
08x07 - The Bod in the Pod Season 8 / Episode 7: - The Bod in the Pod

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Based on angular eye orbits and a large mastoid process, the decedent is male.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Human?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Really?
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Just being thorough.
08x07 - The Bod in the Pod Season 8 / Episode 7: - The Bod in the Pod

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: When I was in El Salvador, there was a medicine man who would charge women to participate in his purification ritual.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [softly] Is this gonna be a dirty story?
08x07 - The Bod in the Pod Season 8 / Episode 7: - The Bod in the Pod

Special Agent Seeley Booth: We didn't bring you in to confess.
Melvin Carville: Then why am I here?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Because I wanted to say something to your horrible face.
Melvin Carville: What?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: [to Booth] Now?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [softly] Now.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: [happily, smiling] Gotcha!
Special Agent Seeley Booth: You're under arrest.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: [still smiling] Gotcha.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: He's got it, Bones.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: [Grimly, smile now gone] Gotcha.
08x07 - The Bod in the Pod Season 8 / Episode 7: - The Bod in the Pod

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Name the top three reasons you love me.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: I don't have a reason, Bones.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: I think what you just said is very romantic.
08x06 - The Patriot in Purgatory Season 8 / Episode 6: - The Patriot in Purgatory

Special Agent Seeley Booth: We went to Afghanistan because of those attacks. No matter how bad it got, we would never leave a man behind. You know that!... We gotta do something!
08x06 - The Patriot in Purgatory Season 8 / Episode 6: - The Patriot in Purgatory

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: [referring to a book by Phil Jackson she read] Phil says that everything is connected.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: That's it. No more basketball for you.
08x06 - The Patriot in Purgatory Season 8 / Episode 6: - The Patriot in Purgatory

Special Agent Seeley Booth: [at Tim Murphy's funeral] For years, Tim Murphy was homeless. He was forgotten. He was one of those people in the streets that we try not to look at because the sight of them is just too painful. But we're all cut from the same cloth. Tim knew that. He knew how connected all of us are. He knew that if it wasn't for his three buddies, that Tim wouldn't be alive on September 11th to save the lives of Diane, Warren and James. [fighting tears] And we wouldn't be able to tell... Tim's son that his dad didn't die... a broken man living on the streets, Sean. But, he was as brave and noble as the best of us. We lay him to rest today a hero.
08x05 - The Method in the Madness Season 8 / Episode 5: - The Method in the Madness

Dr. Jack Hodgins: [after checking inside a large bag he found inside a dumpster] Yeah. Gutsy stuff. [Hands the bag to Cam. She takes the bag, but the bottom splits and the contents fall onto the ground]
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Whoa! There's a leak. No guts, no glory.
08x05 - The Method in the Madness Season 8 / Episode 5: - The Method in the Madness

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: [discussing an artisanal neighborhood with which Booth is not impressed] Creating handcrafted, handmade products provides artisans with the authenticity they feel is lacking in today's technology driven, industrialized world.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Great. Okay. Eat your pickle. We're here.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: These are very good. You should have eaten yours.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: That's nice. [under his breath] I don't want a pickle.
08x05 - The Method in the Madness Season 8 / Episode 5: - The Method in the Madness

Special Agent Seeley Booth: Whoa, whoa, excuse me. [He grabs a pair of shorts that Sweets was starting to fold] Those are my underwear, *pal*! [to Bones] What is he doing?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Sweets has been very helpful. He vacuumed. Did the laundry.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Alright, that's great, and all. But, a man doesn't fold another man's *under*wear!
Dr. Lance Sweets: Are those Captain America boxers?
08x05 - The Method in the Madness Season 8 / Episode 5: - The Method in the Madness

Special Agent Seeley Booth: [to Bones and Sweets] Okay. Listen. Psychology and anthropology. I liked it better when you two were fighting!
08x05 - The Method in the Madness Season 8 / Episode 5: - The Method in the Madness

Dr. Lance Sweets: Don't you think that as a man, I should be on my own, I mean...
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Most cultures have ceremonies to celebrate milestones in a man's life. [She takes Sweets' arm and pulls him into the room]
Dr. Lance Sweets: [a stricken look on his face] Oh God, this isn't about circumcision, is it?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Noooo, it's about dancing.
Dr. Lance Sweets: [Relieved, briefly] What?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: There are three important elements in moving on past an old relationship. Admission.
Dr. Lance Sweets: I admit it's over with Daisy.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Cleansing.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Right. You were in our jet tub.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: [raising her hands in the air] And celebration!
Dr. Lance Sweets: So, I can't get my own apartment until I celebrate being alone?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: That's right.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Anthropology's all about dancing. [Bones uses a remote to turn on some music. "20th Century Boy" by T-Rex, mentioned by Sweets earlier in the episode, is playing. Then she starts dancing]
Dr. Lance Sweets: [to Booth] You gettin' in on this?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [shakes his head] No. Why? It's your ceremony. [Sees Bones dancing] Bones, what are you doin'?
Dr. Lance Sweets: Are you okay?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: [Dancing around Sweets who starts to join her, slowly at first] Celebrate. You're free!
Dr. Lance Sweets: I *am* free. I *am* free!
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: And someone out there who doesn't know yet will be getting the great gift that is you.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Lucky, lucky them.
Dr. Lance Sweets: Yeah. [Dancing with more enthusiasm now] They *are* lucky! Okay! Uhhh!
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [laughing] Elevator down.
Dr. Lance Sweets: [Mimics going down in an elevator] I feel so at home right now. [Booth takes a gulp of scotch]
08x03 - The Gunk in the Garage Season 8 / Episode 3: - The Gunk in the Garage

Caroline Julian: You know you're not gettin' that promotion now, right?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Wait a second. Why? I caught the bad guy. That's gotta count for something'
Caroline Julian: Well, it makes *me* all tingly, that's for sure. But that's it. You're gonna hafta settle with runnin' around shootin' people until you grow up.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Well, you wouldn't love me any other way, Right?
08x03 - The Gunk in the Garage Season 8 / Episode 3: - The Gunk in the Garage

Caroline Julian: Oh. You said there was a casualty. Who was it?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Sweets. He'll be fine.
Caroline Julian: [with affection] Sweets. That boy's got the goods. [with mock severity] But, you better not tell him I said that.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: No problem. As far as the world's concerned, you're a horrible person, cherie.
Caroline Julian: I knew I could count on you, chere.
08x03 - The Gunk in the Garage Season 8 / Episode 3: - The Gunk in the Garage

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: I'm sorry you're not getting the promotion.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Ah, thank you.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: You're welcome.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: You know, for... lying to me. Thank you. I mean, I know it's a white lie. But, I mean, look at you, being all sweet and lying to me. [smiles at her]

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