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The beauty of this episode of Bones is the way it slowly unfurls so that you don’t catch the true weight of its significance until the very end. The writing and acting are especially strong here, which is remarkable considering how many characters this episode featured. Not since Booth’s (David Boreanaz) coma dream in season 4 have so many of Brennan’s (Emily Deschanel) squinterns been gathered all at once, but each one is given their due, and together they – along with the other Jeffersonian regulars – tell a moving tale.

It begins innocuously enough. Brennan, having swapped Nova episodes for basketball games, decides to model her leadership techniques after the great Phil Jackson so she can turn her group of highly individualistic students into solid team unit. Clark (Eugene Byrd), Arastoo (Pej Vahdat), ...

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