'Bones' spin-off? Geoff Stults makes 'The Finder' a keeper


The "Mod Squad" crack comes early during the "Finder" episode of "Bones" -- a backdoor pilot from creator Hart Hanson based on Richard Greener's "Locator" series of books.And the comparison is appropriate for reasons beyond the superficial paring of genders and races in the primary trio of Walter Sherman (Geoff Stults), Leo Knox (Michael Clarke Duncan) and Ike Latulippe (Saffron Burrows). These characters seem to be equally unlikely crime-solvers as their "Squad" predecessors. This rag-tag vibe is a far cry from the finely tuned Jeffersonian crew on "Bones." But "Bones" is where this story happens to start. Booth (David Boreanaz) and Brennan (Emily Deschanel) find themselves looking over a decomposing body in the Florida Everglades in a quintessential "Bones" opening. Upon learning (via serial number on a glass eye) that the body belongs to a museum security guard who swiped a treasure map immediately before his demise, Booth decides they'll have to find the...



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