Warning: Spoilers Discussed
At the end of last season I have to admit I wasn’t that happy. I’ve always enjoyed this show, especially the will they / won’t they dynamic of Booth and Brennan. I felt like fans were cheated out of a proper courtship between Booth and Brennan (if that’s even possible) and I didn’t like it. I know the producers had to jump ahead in the relationship timeline to write Emily Deschanel‘s pregnancy into the show. While I’m ecstatically happy for Emily, I did feel a bit cheated on behalf of Brennan and Booth. So that’s my backstory.
I got an early copy of “The Memories in the Shallow Grave” I have to admit that I enjoyed it. I say that somewhat grudgingly because I really was pissed in May. But I’ve had some time to calm down and now I’m pretty much back on board. So what can I tell you about this episode that isn’t too spoilery? You’re about to find out.
- If you ever wanted to know what Sweets would be like in the field, you’re about to find out. I know we’ve seen him out of the office before but this is different. And, of course, he picks up on some Booth/Brennan tension.
- And what is this Booth/Brennan tension I speak of? There’s crying involved, and not in the way you’d expect.
- Who knew Booth was so big on taking pictures? Or Brennan for that matter? I, like Angela, would really like to see the photo Brennan says she has of Booth.
- Brennan calls God a sociopath. I have to admit that I love it that Brennan and Booth don’t see eye to eye on religion (or much of anything really). It keeps things fresh and interesting.
- We get to meet Angela and Hodgins’ baby and he is adorable. He makes an unlikely friend in the lab.
I never know how much to give away, but I feel like I’ve offered some interesting tidbits without giving too much away. Let me know your thoughts on the episode after you’ve watched it. Are you still enjoying the ride? What kind of parents do you think Brennan and Booth will be?
Season 7 of Bones premieres Thursday at 9/8 c on FOX.
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