Although Hanson was reluctant about being involved in making a police procedural, he signed on and wrote the pilot episode after having an intensive meeting with Josephson about the show.
As the show is based on the works of Reichs, the writers constantly involve her in the process of producing the episodes' story lines.
Its title character, Temperance Brennan, is named after the protagonist of Reichs' crime novel series. Brennan in the Bones universe writes successful mystery novels featuring a fictional forensic anthropologist named Kathy Reichs.
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An important ongoing dynamic between Brennan and Booth is their disagreement about science and faith. The concept of Bones was developed during the latter part of the pitching season of 2004 when 20th Century Fox approached series creator Hart Hanson with an idea for a forensics show.
Hanson was asked to meet with executive producer Barry Josephson, who had purchased the rights to produce a documentary on the forensic anthropologist and author Kathy Reichs.
The premise of the show is an alliance between forensic anthropologist Dr.