Bones: Season 5, Episode 16

The Parts in the Sum of the Whole (8 Apr. 2010)

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The milestone 100th episode takes viewers back in time six years as Brennan and Booth recount the first case they worked on together. With Sweets finishing his book on their partnership, ... See full summary »

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The milestone 100th episode takes viewers back in time six years as Brennan and Booth recount the first case they worked on together. With Sweets finishing his book on their partnership, Brennan and Booth take this opportunity to set the record straight. A young and rebellious FBI Agent Booth seeks the help of an team of anthropological scientists and a street artist to find the evidence that will prove his high-profile suspect guilty. Although in unfamiliar territory, Dr. Brennan, her grad student Zack and Hodgins get right to work, impressing Booth with their knack for uncovering new leads and substantiating his theory about a well-connected district judge. While the case cements a foundation for a successful future partnership, it also reveals the convoluted romantic beginnings of the formidable duo - whose feelings for each other almost destroyed the team but still linger years later. Written by Fox Publicity

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David Boreanaz' father, Dave Roberts, makes a brief appearance as a person using a copier. Dave is a longtime weatherman in the Philadelphia area. See more »

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The only skeletal remains of Ardipithecus ramidus kadabba are a few teeth and post cranial bone fragments. Bones was measuring a Homo sapiens cranium. See more »

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Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Even though my time and expertise are extremely valuable, I accept your decision to test my abilities. Obviously, I passed with a lot of color.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Pardon me?
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: It means I did very well.
Special Agent Seeley Booth: Oh, right. You, um... Flying colors. You passed with flying colors.
Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan: Yes. I know.
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Disappointment with a capital 'D'
16 April 2010 | by (Austin, TX) – See all my reviews

Let's start with the positives. My favorite part of the whole episode was the very last scene. Why? Because the actors were fantastic. Even throughout the whole episode, they took a sub-par script and made the best of it.

Some people are going to love this episode and I completely understand why. Bones and Booth finally kiss! Twice! However, although there are some great moments, that doesn't make the script great at all.

I am a huge fan of Bones, however this one of the worst episodes of the series so far (another bad episode being that dream sequence episode at the end of last season). Both of these episodes were disjointed and didn't really fit into the series well. Apparently the creator, Hart Hanson, wrote both episodes. It just felt that although he created the series, he hasn't actually watched an episode in years. It wasn't just that there was an overall detachment from the series, it was also the writing. At times certain things that Bones said were just plain stupid, like the "broiling a suspect". I was actually surprised that the writer hasn't written for NCIS, writing dialog for Ziva David.


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