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Dr. Zack Addy (Character)
from "Bones" (2005)

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"Bones: The Perfect Pieces in the Purple Pond (#4.4)" (2008)
Dr. Lance Sweets: You know you'll only be released from this Psychiatric Institution if we cure you of your delusion.
Dr. Zack Addy: I was *wrong*, not delusional.
Orderly: [Orderly opens the door for Sweets] You card must've expired, Dr. Sweets.
Dr. Lance Sweets: [to Orderly] Thank you.
[to Zack]
Dr. Lance Sweets: Well perhaps you should consider that your delusion is that you're not delusional.

Dr. Zack Addy: I'm sorry things are going badly for you.
[Hodgins chuckles slightly]
Dr. Zack Addy: Why are you laughing?
Dr. Jack Hodgins: My best friend is locked up in a loony bin, wearing gloves because he blew up his own hands, and he feels sorry for me.

Dr. Jack Hodgins: I just wish Zack was here, that's all.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: You gotta get over it. Zack's not coming back!
Dr. Zack Addy: I know where to find the victim's head.
[Everyone turns and stare at Zack]
Dr. Camille Saroyan: This is not good.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: How did you get out?
Dr. Zack Addy: You don't look happy to see me.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Oh, we're not!
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: *I* am. I really am.

Dr. Lance Sweets: [Booth is about to enter his car] Wait... What if he... look I don't know what if he overpowers me?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Zack?
Dr. Zack Addy: I'm much stronger than I look.
Dr. Lance Sweets: He's done it before. He killed a man.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Okay. Zack, promise you're not gonna kill Sweet.
Dr. Zack Addy: I promise.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: There you go.
[Goes to his car]
Dr. Zack Addy: [dejectedly] Yeah.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [slight chuckle] There you go.

Dr. Lance Sweets: You have to let me tell the truth.
Dr. Zack Addy: You can't tell anyone without my permission... We should go in, I don't want to get you in trouble.

Zack Addy: I'm king of the loony bin!
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Yeah, you are.


"Bones: A Boy in a Tree (#1.3)" (2005)
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [flashes his badge] FBI Special Agent Seely Booth and a forensic anthropologist.
Dr. Temperance Brennan: Dr. Temperance Brennan from the Jeffersonian Institute.
Zack Addy: Plus one crack assistant.

Zack Addy: I didn't talk to anybody in high school. I didn't kill myself.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: That wasn't high school. It was an experimental eugenics program.

Special Agent Seeley Booth: [reading the school sign aloud] Omnia Mea Mecum Porto. What does that mean: regular people stay out?
Dr. Temperance Brennan, Zack Addy: I carry with me all my things.

Zack Addy: [about a bad date] I can't ride a bike or drive a car...
Dr. Jack Hodgins: ...or, apparently, please a woman.

Zack Addy: Sometime, when you're not busy, I wonder if I could ask you a few questions about sexual positions?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: If you even try, I will take out my gun and shoot you between the eyes.


"Bones: The Pain in the Heart (#3.15)" (2008)
Dr. Zack Addy: Dr. Saroyan, regarding the denure medium, if we recreate the process...
Dr. Jack Hodgins: It could tell us a lot about Gormogon's resources.
Dr. Camille Saroyan: If you want to do one of your experiments, just say it.
Dr. Jack Hodgins, Dr. Zack Addy: We want to do one of our experiments.

Dr. Jack Hodgins: Since when did I become the assistant?
Dr. Zack Addy: Since I became the uncontested King of the Lab.

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: I've always been proud of you, Zack. I've never met anyone more rational and intellegent. But there's a fault in your logic.
Dr. Zack Addy: With all due respect, you aren't cognizant of his logic.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Assumption number one: Secret societies exist.
Dr. Zack Addy: Accepted. Hodgins has been explaining this to me for years.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Assumption number two: The human experience is adversely affected by secret socieites.
Dr. Zack Addy: Accepted.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Assumption number three: Attacking and killing members of secret societies will have an ameliorating affect on the human experience.
Dr. Zack Addy: Accepted.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: All of your assumptions are built on a first principle, Zack. To wit, the historical human experience as a whole is more important is more important than a single person's life.
Dr. Zack Addy: Yes.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Yet you risked it all so you wouldn't hurt Hodgins.
[Bones presses her forehead to Zack's]
Dr. Zack Addy: There's - You're correct. There's an inconsistency in my reasoning.

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: [Booth is standing at a lab table, staring] Booth?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Hey Bones, I'm thinking here.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Thinking about what, exactly?
Dr. Camille Saroyan: Well, it's a pickle. The platform's a crime scene, but we need to access it to investigate the crime.
Angela Montenegro: A "cake and eat it too" situation.
Dr. Zack Addy: Is it a cake or a pickle?
Dr. Jack Hodgins: It's Schrödinger's Cat.
Dr. Zack Addy: *That* I understand. Cakes and pickles meant nothing to me.


"Bones: The Verdict in the Story (#3.13)" (2008)
Angela Montenegro: If Brennan understands that we aren't crazily competitive about it, then we'll all come through this with our friendships intact.
Dr. Zack Addy: Besides, Dr. Brennan must realize that we're going to destroy them!
[everyone looks at Zack. Putting his hands on Zack's shoulders]
Dr. Jack Hodgins: I will explain "crazily competitive" to Zack over and over again, until he gets it.

AUSA Caroline Julian: I'm gonna say to you what I always say to you before a trial, because this one is no different than any other trial.
Dr. Zack Addy: You never said that before.
AUSA Caroline Julian: What?
Dr. Jack Hodgins: You never told us that a trial is no different from any other trial.
Dr. Zack Addy: Which suggests that this one *is* different.
AUSA Caroline Julian: Have you no control over these people?
Dr. Camille Saroyan: None whatsoever.

Angela Montenegro: All of us together, and Brennan alone.
Dr. Zack Addy: She's not alone. She's with those African-American people.

Angela Montenegro: If Brennan understands that we aren't crazily competetive about it, then we'll all come through with our friendships intact
Dr. Zack Addy: Besides, Dr. Brennan must realize that we are going to destroy them.


"Bones: The Man in the SUV (#1.2)" (2005)
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Trying to track down the doctor?
Dr. Temperance Brennan: Don't need him. It's definitely a toxin, but we can't determine what kind.
Zack Addy: Too bad the liver is cooked. That could tell us everything.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: You know, I need subtitles walking in here.

Dr. Jack Hodgins: [of Bones] I graduated top of my class, Rhodes scholar, the youngest member inducted into the Academy of Physical Sciences, but she still makes me feel like a cretin.
Zack Addy: She apologized to me.

Zack Addy: [of the beetles] You can't kill them. They have names.
Dr. Temperance Brennan: We have to, Zack.
[grabs a handful and puts them in another jar]
Dr. Temperance Brennan: Some.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: In Thailand, they sautee them in peanut oil.

Dr. Jack Hodgins: [Angela tells them she talked to Booth's girlfriend] She's *spying* for you?
Dr. Temperance Brennan: No. No!
Zack Addy: If you have nothing in common, it's difficult to sublimate intense sexual attraction.
[Bones glares at Zack]
Zack Addy: And we hear it's been a while.
Dr. Temperance Brennan: Okay, stop.
Angela Montenegro: He is *there* for the taking, honey.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [Booth arrives] Okay I couldn't get his medical records.
[everyone stops and looks at Booth]
Special Agent Seeley Booth: What?
Dr. Temperance Brennan: Nothing.


"Bones: Aliens in a Spaceship (#2.9)" (2006)
Zack Addy: He killed himself. He punctured his own carotid artery which explains the amount of blood we found in the vat. He used a pen, there's a nick on the inferior angle of the mandible. I don't know why he did it. I don't really do "why" I just do "how."
Dr. Camille Saroyan: He did it to give his brother more air. So his twin would survive. That's why we found them holding each other.
Zack Addy: How does that help?
Dr. Camille Saroyan: When we tell Mr. Kent that one of his sons gave his own life in an effort to save his brother, it'll mean something, Zack.

Special Agent Seeley Booth: We're running out of time.
Zack Addy: Minor correction. Dr. Brennan and Hodgins will run out of time in four seconds
[everyone looks at the timer as it goes down to 0]
Zack Addy: We are out of time.

Zack Addy: You're forgetting something! Brennan and Hodgins are out of air.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Great. You wanna give up, huh? This Bones we're talking about and Hodgins. You really think they didn't find a way to extend their air supply? Hell found a way to send us a message, asked us for help! And you wanna give up because of MATH?

Dr. Zack Addy: Hodgins is rich squared to the power of ten times four, the way he describes it.


"Bones: The Parts in the Sum of the Whole (#5.16)" (2010)
Dr. Jack Hodgins: I'm taking the clothing.
Zack Addy: Why? You are a botanist.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Yeah. And a mineralogist, and an entomologist. Which gives me the same number of doctorates as the two of you put together. Because you *don't* have any! I could find fibers or - or spores or other particulates.

Zack Addy: You can take the clothing and leave now.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Yeah. You can take that femur and shove it...
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Dr. Hodgins!

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Have you tried striking Zack in the soft tissue or in the liver?
Zack Addy: What?
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Yeah, anatomy's really not my thing.
[Bones grabs the bat and hits Zack]
Zack Addy: Ow!
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Oh ho ho! That one had some pepper!


"Bones: The Secret in the Soil (#3.4)" (2007)
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Has it occurred to either of you that this might be another victim in the Widow's Son case?
Dr. Zack Addy: Based on what?
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Because the victim was cooked, like entree, same as that guy in Germany.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: There's no evidence here to suggest cannibalism, no bite marks...
Dr. Jack Hodgins: No condiments...

Dr. Jack Hodgins: Hello, my sweet, exotic princess.
Dr. Camille Saroyan: What a slightly inappropriate greeting, Dr. Hodgins.
Zack Addy: I think he's talking to a bug.
Dr. Camille Saroyan: Well, now I feel a little... rejected.

Dr. Jack Hodgins: Hello my exotic princess!
Dr. Camille Saroyan: What a charmingly inappropriate greeting Dr. Hodgins.
Zack Addy: I think he was talking to the bug.
Dr. Camille Saroyan: Well now I feel a bit... rejected.


"Bones: A Boy in a Bush (#1.5)" (2005)
Zack Addy: [about the suit he has to wear for using thermal imaging to find a body] It makes me look like the Great Gazoo.

Zack Addy: The shuttle smells like feet.

Dr. Daniel Goodman: That is not a tuxedo, Dr. Hodgins.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: I am not going, Dr. Goodman.
Dr. Daniel Goodman: You are going.
[places name tag in Dr. Hodgins' pocket]
Dr. Daniel Goodman: When we arrive, the donors will all be wearing name tags.
Zack Addy: What do we talk about?
Dr. Daniel Goodman: Your work, of course.
Angela Montenegro: Zack's work consists of removing flesh from corpses. Hodgins dissects bugs that have been eating people's eyeballs.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Leave me out of it - I am not going.
Dr. Daniel Goodman: And how do you see your job?
Angela Montenegro: [sighs] I draw death masks.
Dr. Daniel Goodman: Is that really how you see it?
Angela Montenegro: Don't you?
Dr. Daniel Goodman: You are the best of us, Miss Montenegro. You discern humanity in the wreck of a ruined human body. You give victims back their faces, their identities. You remind us all of why we're here in the first place - because we treasure human life.
[Angela hugs Dr. Goodman]
Dr. Daniel Goodman: Oh, for God's sake.
Dr. Temperance Brennan: What happened?
Zack Addy: Apparently all Angela needed was to hear her job description in a deep African-American tone.


"Bones: The Girl with the Curl (#2.7)" (2006)
Zack Addy: [Ruling out a person who's hips are even] She has very nice symmetrical buttocks.

Angela Montenegro: Childhood should be all about swings.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Swings?
Angela Montenegro: You know how high can I go, if I twist the chains how fast will I spin.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Or if I try and jump off before the swing stops.
Angela Montenegro: Exactly.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: I miss that feeling.
Angela Montenegro: Yeah me too.
Dr. Temperance Brennan: I miss organic chemistry class, those were good times.
Zack Addy: I miss my first microscope.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Great, yeah and I miss normal people can we go on?


"Bones: The Man in the Morgue (#1.19)" (2006)
Angela Montenegro: Or better still, you could forget the whole thing and come home.
Dr. Temperance Brennan: [over the phone] Don't worry. I made bail.
Zack Addy: Bail?
Angela Montenegro: Bail? For what?
Dr. Temperance Brennan: I told you, don't worry. The murder charge won't stick.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Whoa, whoa, whoa. Murder charge?
Angela Montenegro: Brennan? The next plane. The next plane, okay? Or I'm coming down there to get you myself.
Dr. Temperance Brennan: Everything's fine. I'm healing up satisfactorily. Bye for now.
[hangs up]
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Healing up?

Zack Addy: Congratulations on your coffin sex.


"Bones: The Woman in the Car (#1.11)" (2006)
Agent Pickering: What I need to do here is establish that you are not a threat to the security of this country.
Zack Addy: I'm getting a degree in forensic anthropology; I'm halfway through another in engineering. What're you afraid I'll do? Build a race of criminal robots that'll destroy the Earth?

Special Agent Seeley Booth: We're looking for an abandoned gas station or mechanic shop, off the grid.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: You know, you guys are geniuses. Mm!
Zack Addy: How do we find that?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Work for the F.B.I., you idiot.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Way to go, Zack. We went from geniuses to idiots in three seconds.


"Bones: The Man in the Wall (#1.6)" (2005)
Dr. Temperance Brennan: You never dance?
Zack Addy: I'm told I look like a marionette in a windstorm.

Dr. Jack Hodgins: How many times do you want me to poke Zack?
Dr. Temperance Brennan: Just once, but as hard as you can.
Zack Addy: As hard as he *can*? Why don't I hit him as hard as *I* can?
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Because you have arms like noodles, while I'm vigorous and burly.
[pokes Zack with the cane]
Zack Addy: That all you got, burly boy?


"Bones: The Man in the Fallout Shelter (#1.9)" (2005)
Zack Addy: [about the present he made] It's a self-propelled anatomic unit.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: It's a robot!

Zack Addy: Krystal from accounting is after you, isn't she?
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Uh, like Alien after Predator.


"Bones: The Wannabe in the Weeds (#3.14)" (2008)
Dr. Zack Addy: My regimine is usually completed in my apartment: treadmill for 30 minutes, 100 sit up, push up and leg lifts and 20 minutes of free weights. I'm deceptively strong.
Dr. Camille Saroyan: I'm deceived.

Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Hodgins. You are the guitar player. Zack, you are Tommy.
Dr. Lance Sweets: Re-enactment. Facinating.
Dr. Zack Addy: Not for me. I'm always the one that gets killed.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Dude, you're the singer. Singer was the vic.


"Bones: The Girl in the Fridge (#1.8)" (2005)
Zack Addy: [holds his fist up in the 'respect' sign]
[pause]
Zack Addy: You're supposed to bang your fist against mine.
Dr. Temperance Brennan: Why?
Zack Addy: I'm told it's a widely accepted gesture for mutual success...
[trails off]
Angela Montenegro: I love it when you two impersonate earthlings.

Zack Addy: [about Bones and Michael's relationship] Well, if she was his student and I'm her student...
Dr. Jack Hodgins: NO, Zack!


"Bones: The Man in the Mud (#3.10)" (2008)
Dr. Camille Saroyan: The blow to the front of the head was from a sharp tool.
Dr. Zack Addy: Sharper than round, but blunter than sharp.
Angela Montenegro: What?
Dr. Camille Saroyan: That actually made sense to me.
Angela Montenegro: You two have been spending way too much time together.

Dr. Jack Hodgins: Can you estimate the amount of force?
Dr. Zack Addy: In the back of the head, length undetermined. A width of 3.8 centimeters; approximately a thousand pounds of force.
Angela Montenegro: So a lot.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: [like it is no big deal] Half a ton.
Angela Montenegro: Which is a lot.
Dr. Zack Addy: That actually isn't very much.
Angela Montenegro: All right; now I'm back in a physics class I want to ditch.


"Bones: The Truth in the Lye (#2.5)" (2006)
Zack Addy: [holding a pitchfork to sift remains out of a tub of lye] And, I know you requested a strainer of some sort, Dr. Brennan, but I thought this would be of some use.
Dr. Temperance Brennan: For the big pieces maybe.
Dr. Camille Saroyan: After that, Old McZacky, get on the horn with the coroner's office and tell them I want two field unit water sifters sent here ASAP.
Zack Addy: They get mad went I drop your name.
Dr. Camille Saroyan: Then drop it twice.

Zack Addy: [Bragging to Hodgins] I'm going on police business.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: So proud.
[to Cam]
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Does he mean out? In the world?
Dr. Camille Saroyan: We'll pin our phone number on his shirt.


"Bones: The Killer in the Concrete (#2.18)" (2007)
Dr. Zack Addy: This is one of those times when I have no idea what's happening.

Dr. Zack Addy: I said I'm with you... Not ahead of you!


"Bones: The Superhero in the Alley (#1.12)" (2006)
Zack Addy: [about the victim] Epiphyseal union with the diaphysis on the wrists, knees and ankles suggests the was between 14 and 18 years old. 1.6 meters tall, a very slight build suggesting that he was at the younger end of the scale.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: That tracks with the bag. The degraded cellulose we found is a graphic novel.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: A what?
Dr. Jack Hodgins: It's a comic book.
Zack Addy: I never read comic books.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Really? Oh, I had you pegged for a graphic novel nut.
Zack Addy: The face and cranial vault are badly fractured. Blows to the parietal have sent radiating fracture lines between the mid-frontal and anterior temple buttresses.
[to Hodgins]
Zack Addy: Why?
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Star Wars, Star Trek, Stargate, Battlestar Galactica...


"Bones: The Girl in Suite 2103 (#2.6)" (2006)
Zack Addy: [about the explosion experiment] I don't understand what happened.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: [excited] Ohh, you know what that proves?
Angela Montenegro: That you guys are idiots?


"Bones: The Man in the Bear (#1.4)" (2005)
Zack Addy: I saw a documentary once where a bear got in a car and drove away.
Dr. Jack Hodgins: That was not a documentary. It was a cartoon.


"Bones: The Woman in Limbo (#1.22)" (2006)
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Any of you see Bones? Okay, we're due in court like - hello! - *now*. What?
Angela Montenegro: This...
[activates hologram showing an image]
Angela Montenegro: ...totally freaked her out.
Zack Addy: [Booth starts dialing on his cell phone] My theory: caffeine intolerance.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [speaking into his phone] Yeah. You're gonna want to take Dr. Brennan off the witness list today... No. She can't make it into court. Thanks.
Angela Montenegro: All right. What's going on?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: That... is Christine Brennan.
Dr. Daniel Goodman: Good God.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: You just found Bones' mother.


"Bones: The Blonde in the Game (#2.4)" (2006)
Zack Addy: I had some thoughts. Perhaps the point isn't that German is a different language, but that it's actually a different language.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Great. Thanks, Zack, for being so helpful.


"Bones: The Boneless Bride in the River (#2.16)" (2007)
Dr. Zack Addy: [to Cam] I think I have an idea for the face, if you can remove the head from the rest of the skin sack.
Angela Montenegro: Please, God, I am not out of earshot yet!


"Bones: The Glowing Bones in 'The Old Stone House' (#2.20)" (2007)
Dr. Zack Addy: What am I always the murder victim?
Dr. Jack Hodgins: Sit!
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: [chuckles] Zack's always the murder victim.


"Bones: Spaceman in a Crater (#2.19)" (2007)
Dr. Camille Saroyan: Why do you know that?
Dr. Zack Addy: My knowledge is vast.
Dr. Camille Saroyan: Why did I ask?


"Bones: Intern in the Incinerator (#3.6)" (2007)
Angela Montenegro: I don't sleep with married men.
Dr. Zack Addy: You're married, and you sleep with men besides your husband. What's the difference?
[Hodgins slaps Zack on the back of the head]
Dr. Zack Addy: Ow!


"Bones: The Woman at the Airport (#1.10)" (2006)
Dr. Temperance Brennan: X-rays, pictures, we're going to do this without touching the actual skeleton as much as possible.
Zack Addy: Kid gloves?
Dr. Temperance Brennan: Latex should be all right.
[pauses, considers]
Dr. Temperance Brennan: Zack, were you being metaphoric?
Zack Addy: I decided to give it a shot - which was also metaphoric.


"Bones: The Priest in the Churchyard (#2.17)" (2007)
Special Agent Seeley Booth: I'm not working a whole case with you attacking my beliefs. You should have just saddled up with your boyfriend.
Dr. Temperance Brennan: Your beliefs are of an invisible man who wants to run my personal life.
Zack Addy: Death would have followed quickly caused by cranial cerebral trauma.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: By the way, 90% of the world believes in God!
Dr. Temperance Brennan: And at one time, most people were certain that the sun revolved around the earth.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [to Dr. Addy] You see, I don't think this is about religion at all.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: [to Bones] We obviously have issues that are affecting our working relationship, and you're afraid to deal with them, so you just lash out at my religion!
Dr. Temperance Brennan: Can't you just be satisfied that if I'm wrong about God that I'll burn in hell?
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Ooh, that's tempting.


"Bones: The Headless Witch in the Woods (#2.10)" (2006)
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Zack, place some garlic around the remains and chant the Hmong ritual for the preservation of souls.
Zack Addy: Really?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: This is going to be a long case.


"Bones: The End in the Beginning (#4.25)" (2009)
Vincent Nigel-Murray: You and I are not in collusion.
Zack Addy: Why not?
Vincent Nigel-Murray: Because you're the type of moron who goes to jail for a murder he didn't committ. And I, uh, am not.
Zack Addy: Then what do we do?
Vincent Nigel-Murray: Okay. What should I do is kill you with the gun, and tell the cops you attacked me after confessing to the killing.