If the audience gets to see the poor drunk's patchy memories of the evening, they may be portrayed via Binge Montage. Depending on the case, it can be Truth in Television, although the amount of alcohol you must consume to lead to Real Life memory loss is pretty close to how much you need to die from alcohol poisoning.
The show also stars a rotation of "squinterns", Dr.
Brennan's ambitious and quirky doctoral candidates. An often recurring theme is the nature of intellect versus emotion and at what point you should use which.
is easy to dismiss as yet another Forensic Drama, especially considering the laxity of some of the science and the better-than life crime recreation technology, but fans are quick to point out that the show's strength lies in its characters.
The cases of the week are typically complements for their interactions and growth.
If they're in Las Vegas, an Accidental Marriage is likely.
This is a common romance comedy trope, sometimes used as a Ship Tease.) are brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures of fantastical (fantasy/mythical) creatures.The first alebrijes, along with use of the term, originated with Pedro Linares.A recurring element is wisecracking Hodgins and stoic Zack/squintern of the week performing some absurd "test" to help solve cases.One particularly memorable one was putting a through a wood chipper. Loosely based on the novels and life of Kathy Reichs, professor of anthropology at University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a former-director of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. A former sniper with a young son and a laid-back loose-cannon personality, Booth is Brennan's partner in crime-solving, mutual irritation, and Unresolved Sexual Tension.