May 3rd, 2012, 10:16 AM
Move over, Parker, there’s a new cute kid in this family!
The latest Bones episode, ‘The Warrior in the Wuss,’ was not terribly eventful or exciting for anyone who wants to casually tune in and watch an investigative crime show. Then again, they can just turn two channels either way and they’re bound to find another one. But for Bones fans interested in the characters it was a bit more revealing, as it focused heavily on the long-awaited Parker reunion. 10 episodes in to this 7th season and we FINALLY get to see how Parker is going to adjust to his new family. First off, Christine is so adorable. Way more adorable than anything on a show about studying dead bodies has any right to be. Now I don’t have any step brothers or sisters, I don’t have any sibling for that matter, but are kids always so accepting of a new member of the family? Seems like he should have at least used the opportunity to score some sweet toys, but maybe a younger sibling is exciting.
The episode begins with a murder, of course, and Booth in a hurry to pick up his son, Parker. Hodgins buys a ton of new tech toys for the lab and despite all his money he cannot keep them all. Poor Hodgins. Then it cuts to Booth and Parker holding Christine in Parker’s new room. Naturally Dr. Brennen (aka Bones) and Booth are worried about how Parker is adjusting to the new family. As it turns out, Parker loves his little step sister. He’s probably just excited to have someone else to share the emotional scars of being raised by parents obsessed with corpses. But at the beginning of the episode you suspect things will go differently. He locks himself in his room, lies about where he has been, steals stuff and takes apart his favorite toy (seriously Parker, this was the perfect opportunity to bribe a new toy out of your folks! Come on!). By the end of the episode Booth and Bones decide to have one of those serious talks with Parker to see what’s up. You know the kind of serious talk where your parents grill you until you confess your sins. Try sitting through one of those with trained Federal Agents. Turns out that Parker had a surprise for his new family. I won’t ruin the ending but it was a certainly a pleasant surprise.
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