One of those other things was a hilarious plot line that involved the new movie Avatar, some really interesting tattoos and pitching a tent on the sidewalk in the middle of D.C.
Much like the world of gaming, I'm not too familiar with genre films that elicit long-lines of movie goers who camp outside the theater just to catch the opening show. But, I've seen the previews for Avatar, so I thoroughly enjoyed Sweets, Hodgins and Fisher's quest to be among the first to see the film. Everything from the coordinating shifts to the tent to the girl with the, um, tattoos was just hilarious! I loved the way the three of them kept going back and forth between the camp-out line and the lab. Hodgins even had time to do a little experiment with piping that caused him to strip down to his t-shirt, and in the process, reveal his "Angie" tattoo (much to Angela's chagrin). It was a "gift" from Angela's father, but Hodgins didn't seem too interested in getting it removed. Hmm...
Not too much on the Booth and Bones front this week. I was hoping to see some building on the interesting scenes between Brennan and Booth's grandfather in the last episode. I suppose it's "all in good time," but the network and the show need to be careful not to bide their time for too long because we've all come to expect a little bit of smoke with no fire. Pretty soon viewers are going to get bored and the "whole will they or won't they" is going to be "will anybody care if/when they finally do?" Don't get me wrong, the show has raised the stakes this season and laid some very strong groundwork, but now they need to start building on it.
And now, here's this week's edition of The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly:
THE GOOD: The Avatar camp-out scenes. The boys were so out of control and so hilarious!
THE BAD: Sweets forgetting about his feelings for Daisy. Sure, he didn't sleep with tattoo girl, but he did question his decision to turn her down. Thankfully, Hodgins was there to remind him.
THE UGLY: I'm not even going to pretend like it wasn't the flesh falling off the body as they lifted it out of the grease container. There are no words.
If you missed last night's episode ("The Gamer in the Grease"), check it out for free at Hulu.com.