After a two-week break, Bones is back with the first of the final two episodes of Season 9.
Real life is a bitch today so this will be a short recap but as the old saying goes, size doesn’t matter. But don’t let the length fool you: this was an excellent episode. (Also that old saying? Totally a lie. Sorry, guys.)
Someone in the Bones‘ writers’ room is hugely in favor of the medical use of marijuana, so this episode plays like a campaign advertisement for the practice. Even so, this episode was nice, with flashes of what made the early seasons special and, frankly, it was a welcome change from the blah, meh and WTF of the past few weeks.
Three sets of remains are found in an urn that should contain only one set, Michelle breaks Finn’s heart and in case you’ve been living under a rock and missed the million other times someone on Bones said it, Booth is a good man.
A body in a septic tank, a new intern and Brennan Learns A Lesson About Religion — that’s a lot to cram into a one-hour episode, so let’s get to it!
Hello, Persephoneers! Crystal asked me to take over the Bones recaps for a bit so we’ll be having this cozy chat every week for the next few months. I’ll do my best to maintain her professional tone and keep my snark to a minimum but if it seeps out occasionally, I hope you’ll make allowances. I hear it’s dangerous to keep that stuff in.
After nine seasons and three blondes, the occasional brunette, a restless world traveler, babies, evil serial killers, cartoonish serial killers, and more dead bodies than there are places to hide them, Booth and Brennan are finally getting married! But that’s next week. This week, there’s another murder to solve.
The world of Bones is not a happy place as we open season nine. In the last episode of S8, Brennan proposed to Booth, who accepted with a happy twinkle in his eye — which lasted until Sooper Evil Baddest Guy Ever Christopher Pelant threatened to kill random people if Booth didn’t break off the engagement. (Note to Hart Hanson: Before you kill off Pelant, please make him shave his head, bite his pinkie and ask for one… million… dollars. Come on, you know you want to!)