Bones 4/28

Bones n’ Booth zip off to do some investigative stuff in the hometown of a person whose car was run off the road, and that’s all I know.

Okay, now I know some more, but this episode seemed to focus mainly on baby Andy and his effects on various members of the staff. Loved the part at the end with Booth sucking on the binky!

I loved baby Andy. His toothy grin was just adorable. And he was a little big guy.

Of course the plot was incredibly contrived (that baby would never have been released to an FBI agent and his forensic sidekick), but once you get past it, it was very cute.

“You know, Booth, his verbal development would be greatly improved if you’d quit talking to him like a fool.”

The bit with the guy with the credit card was obviously filler, and had a hole big enough to drive the entire crew through. Why didn’t the killer just throw the guy’s bag into the machine with his body?

Aaand . . . the bad guy is Biff Tannen from Back to the Future!

No, he isn’t! He’s coach Ben Fredricks from Freaks and Geeks!

Phalanges! Phalanges! Dancing phalanges!

Very cute and I’m adding that to my repertoire for entertaining babies. I may not be smart enough to spell it – had to look it up – but I’m smart enough to know funny when I see it. :smiley:

Meh. I thought this more contrived than usual. The show is strong enough that they don’t need to go for the cute like this.

Maybe I expected too much. My fambly just turned on to Bones and House this year, so over the past couple of months we’ve been working through DVDs of the 1st 3 seasons. I had hoped for more.

Also, so much of the baby stuff simply didn’t ring true. Only 1 of many examples, why is baby powder absolutely necessary for changing a baby? Wouldn’t wipes be a more pressing need?

And I don’t care how rich Bones is, she’d have to be Grisham or King to be able to build a bridge - even for “the scenic route.” Is she going to drop a few mill on every economically depressed small town they encounter?