Bones of Contention is the tenth episode of the second season. It was released on 9 December 2005.

The murder of a young museum researcher sends the team on the hunt for a killer and a missing ancient skull of vast archaeological significance on Native American lands.


  • The same basic title ("Bone of Contention") was used for the "movie within the series" on Bones S07E12.
  • Jane Carr and Judd Hirsch both starred in the TV show "Dear John."
  • Graham Greene and Rob Morrow were in the series Northern Exposure together.


  • Between 14:30 and 14:50 there is a plane change, where three darts in dartboard changes their position.
  • (at around 4 mins) As Don is pulling evidence out of the evidence bag there is a model car in front of him with the rear, or "rumble", seat open or raised. It varies between open and closed in subsequent shots.
  • The darts Charlie had thrown at the dartboard change position after Amita walks into the room.

Crazy CreditsEdit

[This appears on the beginning of the episode] 18 Million Native Americans, 1492 350,000 Native Americans, 1900 206 Human Bones 2 Truths

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