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* In one occasion, Booth knows something about giraffes Bones didn't and he sees it as ''[[WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain Pinky getting one over the Brain]]''.

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* In one occasion, Booth knows something about giraffes Bones didn't and he sees it as ''[[WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain Pinky getting one over the Brain]]''.Brain]]''.
*In the 200th episode, a film noir themed episode, Warren and Fuentes appear as a husband and wife duo remiscent of [[Series/ILoveLucy Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz]].


* "A Night at the Bones Museum" is one big {{Homage}} to [[Film/TheMummy1932 the 1932 original film version of The Mummy]], featuring Boris Karloff. Clips of the film are seen throughout the episode, being watched by Angela, Sweets and a [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness gleeful Dr. Brennan]]. The latter of the three even refers to the movie as the inspiration to her becoming an anthropologist, although she prefers the Lon Chaney interpretation of the character over Karloff's.

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* "A Night at the Bones Museum" is one big {{Homage}} to [[Film/TheMummy1932 the 1932 original film version of The Mummy]], featuring Boris Karloff. Clips of the film are seen throughout the episode, being watched by Angela, Sweets and a [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness gleeful Dr. Brennan]]. The latter of the three even refers to the movie as the inspiration to her becoming an anthropologist, although she prefers the Lon Chaney interpretation of the character over Karloff's.Karloff's.
* In one occasion, Booth knows something about giraffes Bones didn't and he sees it as ''[[WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain Pinky getting one over the Brain]]''.


* And Franchise/StarWars is brought up several times:

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* And Franchise/StarWars Franchise/Star Wars is brought up several times:


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** Another Star Wars reference is found in "The Brain in the Bot":
---> '''Booth''': I mean, what, are we talking like, full-on C-3PO or RD-D2? What?
---> '''Brennan''': I have no idea what that means...


* "A Night at the Bones Museum" is one big {{Homage}} to [[Film/TheMummy1932 the 1932 original film version of The Mummy]], featuring Boris Karloff. Clips of the film are seen throughout the episode, being watched by Angela, Sweets and a [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness gleeful Dr. Brennan]]. The latter of the three even refers to the movie as the inspiration to he becoming an anthropologist, although she prefers the Lon Chaney interpretation of the character over Karloff's.

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* "A Night at the Bones Museum" is one big {{Homage}} to [[Film/TheMummy1932 the 1932 original film version of The Mummy]], featuring Boris Karloff. Clips of the film are seen throughout the episode, being watched by Angela, Sweets and a [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness gleeful Dr. Brennan]]. The latter of the three even refers to the movie as the inspiration to he her becoming an anthropologist, although she prefers the Lon Chaney interpretation of the character over Karloff's.


* Possibly ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' for Brennan's "surprise" 40th birthday party: She planned her own party and surprised a few of her guests with presents [[spoiler: by revealing that she's the one who recommended Angela for a [=MacArthur=] Genius Grant and for Daisy to be head forensic anthropologist for a national forensics group]].

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* Possibly ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' for Brennan's "surprise" 40th birthday party: She planned her own party and surprised a few of her guests with presents [[spoiler: by revealing that she's the one who recommended Angela for a [=MacArthur=] Genius Grant and for Daisy to be head forensic anthropologist for a national forensics group]].group]].
* "A Night at the Bones Museum" is one big {{Homage}} to [[Film/TheMummy1932 the 1932 original film version of The Mummy]], featuring Boris Karloff. Clips of the film are seen throughout the episode, being watched by Angela, Sweets and a [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness gleeful Dr. Brennan]]. The latter of the three even refers to the movie as the inspiration to he becoming an anthropologist, although she prefers the Lon Chaney interpretation of the character over Karloff's.


* In "The Babe in the Bar", the victim of the week is named Harriet. [[spoiler:She's a corporate [[HarrietTheSpy spy.]]]]

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* In "The Babe in the Bar", the victim of the week is named Harriet. [[spoiler:She's a corporate [[HarrietTheSpy [[Literature/HarrietTheSpy spy.]]]]


* There are two inside thirty seconds in "The Dwarf in the Dirt" -- "[[{{Series/Angel}} There are no such things as leprechauns]]" and [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Homer Simpson's]] [[http://teesbox.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/homer-simpson-brain-mri.jpg MRI]] on the X-ray board behind Nigel. Both were put in to coincide with ''The Simpson'''s 20th anniversary, a theme running throughout all Fox shows that week.

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* There are two inside thirty seconds in "The Dwarf in the Dirt" -- "[[{{Series/Angel}} There are no such things as leprechauns]]" and [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Homer Simpson's]] [[http://teesbox.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/homer-simpson-brain-mri.jpg MRI]] on the X-ray board behind Nigel. [[note]] For bonus points, Creator/DanCastellaneta appears in the episode as a snarky policeman. [[/note]] Both were put in to coincide with ''The Simpson'''s 20th anniversary, a theme running throughout all Fox shows that week.


* "The Maggots in the Meathead" is one big shoutout to ''JerseyShore''. The "documentary" on the Guidos that Brennan watches is implied to be ''JerseyShore'' itself.

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* "The Maggots in the Meathead" is one big shoutout to ''JerseyShore''. ''Series/JerseyShore''. The "documentary" on the Guidos that Brennan watches is implied to be ''JerseyShore'' ''Jersey Shore'' itself.


* "[[RockyAndBullwinkle Boris and Natasha]] and their Russian Throwing Knives of Death."

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* "[[RockyAndBullwinkle "[[WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle Boris and Natasha]] and their Russian Throwing Knives of Death."


* ''Possibly'' in the episode "The Death of the Queen Bee", during which Booth and Bones [[spoiler:go "undercover" as married to Bones' highschool reunion.]] Booth is Bobby ''[[{{Superman}} Kent]]'', [[{{Superman}} newspaper man]].

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* ''Possibly'' in the episode "The Death of the Queen Bee", during which Booth and Bones [[spoiler:go "undercover" as married to Bones' highschool reunion.]] Booth is Bobby ''[[{{Superman}} ''[[Franchise/{{Superman}} Kent]]'', [[{{Superman}} [[Franchise/{{Superman}} newspaper man]].


* ''Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined'' was mentioned, and "gut instinct" girl was surprised Cam's never heard of it since it's [[BeforeMyTime "old school"]].

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* ''Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined'' ''Series/BattlestarGalactica2003'' was mentioned, and "gut instinct" girl squintern was surprised Cam's never heard of it since it's [[BeforeMyTime "old school"]].school"]].
* Angela is stunned that [[PopCulturalOsmosisFailure Brennan]] thinks an "unflattering" reconstruction of an old man resembles Music/IronMaiden[='s=] ("[[DontExplainTheJoke Not an actual]] iron maiden") mascot [[MetalBandMascot Eddie]]. Turns out she's been interested in the metal subculture since it came up in a previous case.
* Possibly ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' for Brennan's "surprise" 40th birthday party: She planned her own party and surprised a few of her guests with presents [[spoiler: by revealing that she's the one who recommended Angela for a [=MacArthur=] Genius Grant and for Daisy to be head forensic anthropologist for a national forensics group]].


* There's also an episode where the victim is a spy, whose car and cover story (International Exports) are [[ShoutOut shout-outs]] to ''Film/JamesBond''. It's {{lampshaded}} by several characters.



:: It's brought up in the first season by Booth, when Zack is wearing the thermal imaging helmet:

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:: It's **It's brought up in the first season by Booth, when Zack is wearing the thermal imaging helmet:


* The episode "The Beaver in the Otter" is one long sequence of references to ''AnimalHouse'', from the title to the Dean being named "Vernon Wormer" and a student having sex with the Dean's wife.

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* The episode "The Beaver in the Otter" is one long sequence of references to ''AnimalHouse'', ''Film/AnimalHouse'', from the title to the Dean being named "Vernon Wormer" and a student having sex with the Dean's wife.


* ''Possibly'' in the episode "The Death of the Queen Bee", during which Booth and Bones [[spoiler:go "undercover" as married to Bone's highschool reunion.]] Booth is Bobby ''[[{{Superman}} Kent]]'', [[{{Superman}} newspaper man]].

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* ''Possibly'' in the episode "The Death of the Queen Bee", during which Booth and Bones [[spoiler:go "undercover" as married to Bone's Bones' highschool reunion.]] Booth is Bobby ''[[{{Superman}} Kent]]'', [[{{Superman}} newspaper man]].


---> '''Brennan''': When I was seven, and leave Zack alone.

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---> '''Brennan''': When I was seven, and leave Zack alone.alone.
* ''Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined'' was mentioned, and "gut instinct" girl was surprised Cam's never heard of it since it's [[BeforeMyTime "old school"]].

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