Shows like Bones
Looking for shows that are like Bones? Take a look at these great shows sorted by online popularity today.
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    1. Criminal Minds

    #54 most popular show yesterday

    Criminal Minds centers on the behavioral analysis unit of the FBI and dives into the psychological aspect of crime-solving. Fans of Bones will relate to the team dynamic and complex characters while enjoying the focus on profiling and hunting down criminals.

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    2. NCIS

    #71 most popular show yesterday

    NCIS follows a team of special agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. With a blend of crime, drama, and humor, along with engaging character dynamics, it suits viewers who have invested in the lives and work of the team on Bones.

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    3. Dexter

    #75 most popular show yesterday

    For a darker twist, Dexter follows a Miami-based blood spatter expert for the police department who leads a secret life as a serial killer. While more morally ambiguous than Bones, it offers the same thorough investigation into forensic science and crime scenes that fans might appreciate.

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    4. Castle

    #139 most popular show yesterday

    Castle combines crime-solving with a cast of quirky characters, much like Bones. The series focuses on a famous crime novelist who teams up with an NYPD detective to solve mysterious murders. Fans of the dynamic between Booth and Brennan in Bones will surely appreciate the chemistry between Castle and Beckett.

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    5. The Mentalist

    #386 most popular show yesterday

    The Mentalist follows former psychic medium Patrick Jane as he becomes a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation. The show, much like Bones, combines elements of crime, comedy, and drama, focusing on Jane's sharp skills of observation to solve serious crimes.

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    6. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

    #452 most popular show yesterday

    This procedural crime drama emphasizes forensic science and complex murder cases, akin to the investigative style in Bones. It's a long-running series that provides a deep dive into crime scene analysis and has spawned several spin-offs that fans of investigative dramas will enjoy.

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    7. Rizzoli & Isles

    #910 most popular show yesterday

    This series features a strong female duo—a detective and a medical examiner—who solve crimes in Boston. The blend of lighthearted banter and serious crime drama provides a similar feel to Bones and will captivate viewers interested in a show that balances procedural elements with personal stories.