Monday, November 19, 2012

Bones 8.7: Dollops in the Sky with Diamonds

Wow, love was in the air tonight in this pre-Thanksgiving Bones 8.7.

A surprise romance between Cam and Aristoo sets the festive table.  Aristoo gives Cam a book of his poetry - in Farsi - and Hodgins is soon on to this.  Aristoo makes Hodgins promise not to tell anyone, but you just know that's not going to last.

Hodgins runs the poetry through his best translation program, and malapropisms ensue.  These are inspiration for "dollops in the sky" - I added "with diamonds" - through which Hodgins professes his love for Angela from a vantage point up on the roof - ~up on the ro-oo-oof~ - where the two see Cam and Aristoo below.

But the best expressions of love comes from our best couple.  Bones is exploring the nature of feeling the truth with no logical reasons to know something is true.   She's sure the bad guy is the villain, but can't explain why.  And when she's proven right, she's uncomfortable with the fact that she was right without a reason.    Like a true scientist, Bones does not think pure poetry is enough.

But in another concluding Bones-Booth scene that is pure poetry, Booth astutely tells Bones that some of the deeper, mystical, beautiful things in life defy logical explanation - like, for instance, why the two love each other.   Bones can't even give three reasons why she loves Booth.  And Booth, when asked, can't even give a single reason why he loves Bones.

Is Bones angry?  As a scientist, shouldn't she?  But she says, instead, that Booth's inability to give even a single reason is a wonderfully endearing statement of love indeed.  Spoken like a true poet - which, in addition to being scientist, Bones once again shows us she is - at least, when it comes to Booth.

See also Bones 8.1: Walk Like an Egyptian ... Bones 8.2 of Contention ... Bones 8.3: Not Rotting Behind a Desk  ... Bones 8.4: Slashing Tiger and Donald Trump ... Bones 8.5: Applesauce on Election Eve ... Bones 8.6: Election Day

And see also Bones 7.1: Almost Home Sweet Home ... Bones 7.2: The New Kid and the Fluke ...Bones 7.3: Lance Bond and Prince Charmington ... Bones 7.4: The Tush on the Xerox ... Bones 7.5: Sexy Vehicle ... Bones 7.6: The Reassembler ... Bones 7.7: Baby! ... Bones 7.8: Parents ...Bones 7.9: Tabitha's Salon ... Bones 7.10: Mobile ... Bones 7.11: Truffles and Max ... Bones 7.12: The Corpse is Hanson ... Bones Season 7 Finale: Suspect Bones

And see also Bones 6.1: The Linchpin ... Bones 6.2: Hannah and her Prospects ... Bones 6.3 at the Jersey Shore, Yo, and Plymouth Rock ... Bones 6.4 Sans Hannah ... Bones 6.5: Shot and Pretty ... Bones 6.6: Accidental Relations ... Bones 6.7:  Newman and "Death by Chocolate" ...Bones 6.8: Melted Bones ... Bones 6.9: Adelbert Ames, Jr. ... Bones 6.10: Reflections ... Bones 6.11: The End and the Beginning of a Mystery ... Bones 6.12 Meets Big Love ... Bones 6.13: The Marrying Kind ... Bones 6.14: Bones' Acting Ability ... Bones 6.15: "Lunch for the Palin Family" ...Bones 6.16: Stuck in an Elevator, Stuck in Times ... Bones 6.17: The 8th Pair of Feet ... Bones 6.18: The Wile E. Chupacabra ... Bones 6.19 Test Runs The Finder ... Bones 6.20: This Very Statement is a Lie ... Bones 6.21: Sensitive Bones ... Bones 6.22: Phoenix Love ... Bones Season 6 Finale: Beautiful

And see also Bones: Hilarity and Crime and Bones is Back For Season 5: What Is Love? and 5.2: Anonymous Donors and Pipes and 5.3: Bones in Amish Country and 5.4: Bones Meets Peyton Place and Desperate Housewives and Ancient Bones 5.5 and Bones 5.6: A Chicken in Every Viewer's Pot and Psychological Bones 5.7 and Bones 5.8: Booth's "Pops" and Bones 5.9 Meets Avatar and Videogamers ... Bad Santa, Heart-Warming Bones 5.10 ... Bones 5.11: Of UFOs, Bloggers, and Triangles ... Bones 5.12: A Famous Skeleton and Angela's Baby ... Love with Teeth on Bones 5.13 ... Faith vs. Science vs. Psychology in Bones 5.14 ... Page 187 in Bones 5.15 ...Bones 100: Two Deep Kisses and One Wild Relationship ... Bones 5.17: The Deadly Stars ...Bones Under Water in 5.18 ... Bones 5.19: Ergo Together ...  Bones 5.20: Ergo Together ... Bones 5.21: The Rarity of Happy Endings ... Bones Season 5 Finale: Eye and Evolution


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