TV Staff Selection, Take 10: Booth & Brennan for Most Dynamic Duo!

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Who deserves the title of televisions Most Dynamic Duo? That's what we're asking readers to vote on, and what the TV Fanatic staff has been making cases for these last two weeks. Previous nominees include:

Now, Kate Mood is here to sell us on Booth and Brennan from Bones. Why do they deserve the honor? Read on for the answer.

Swoon Alert!

Booth and Brennan share the electric sexual chemistry and easy camaraderie that develops from years of partnership and friendship, but somehow the writers have kept these two apart for six seasons. Talk about a tease!

At the end of Season 6, the two finally got together in a physical sense (off-camera, alas!), changing the dynamic of their relationship forever. Only a few episodes into Season 7, they are stronger than ever before, via a layered connection that transcends mere partnerships or relationships.  While I was skeptical of this new status, I'm definitely sold on how closely bonded the two life partners are to each other this season, even if I would love to see some courtship in flashbacks.

The gambler and the scientist are together now - but their dynamic duo-ism started from the very beginning. The two are as different as can be and bring out the best in one another. Aside from the physical chemistry, a mutual respect grew from working together. And that's the essence of the series. 

Bones is first and foremost a procedural, and B-Squared is the perfect partnership of a woman of science and a man of action. Even at their lowest personal points (whose heart didn't break when Bones rejected Booth in the 100th episode?!?), the two powered through cases and relied on each other. Is there any case that Brennan and Booth can't solve together? That's like asking if their baby girl will be gorgeous or smart... because she'll clearly get the best of both worlds.

Show some love for the veteran partners and vote for the dynamic duo below. And remember: the poll closes tomorrow at noon EST.

Poll is now closed! Here are the results:

Castle and Beckett - Castle

Brennan and Booth - Bones

Harvey and Mike - Suits

Shawn and Gus - Psych

Troy and Abed - Community

Tony and Ziva - NCIS

Emily and Nolan - Revenge

Reese and Finch - Person of Interest

Sam and Dean - Supernatural

Dan and Chuck - Gossip Girl

Rizzoli and Isles - Rizzoli & Isles

Alaric and Damon - The Vampire Diaries

Kensi and Deeks - NCIS: Los Angeles

Max and Caroline - 2 Broke Girls

Chuck and Sarah - Chuck

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Bones Quotes

When Hodgins and I were buried alive, we each wrote a message to someone we loved in case our bodies were ever found. Hodgins wrote to Angela. I wrote to you. 'Dear Agent Booth, you are a confusing man. You are irrational and impulsive, superstitious and exasperating. You believe in ghosts and angels and maybe even Santa Claus. And because of you, I've started to see the universe differently. How is it possible that simply looking into your fine face gives me so much joy? Why does it make me so happy that every time I try to sneak a peek at you you are already looking at me? Like you, it makes no sense. And like you, it feels right. If I ever get out of here, I will find a time and a place to tell you that you make my life messy and confusing and unfocused and irrational and wonderful.' This is that time. This is that place.


Brennan: He's a killer.
Booth: Yeah, but who he killed. In the old west they would have made him a sheriff.

Bones Music

  Song Artist
Fearless Fearless Cyndi Lauper iTunes
The world is The World Is... Matthew Ryan iTunes
Song Rain Or Shine Matthew Perryman Jones