Bones treatment of him in the beginning is not religious bigotry. She views ALL religions as illogical. If he had been a Catholic needing to go to mass at dusk or a Jew who refused to work on Saturday or [insert religious observance here], she'd have been no different. The Parker storyline was hilarious. I especially like that the paints were still on his face during dinner with Bones. I like the argument Sweets and Bones were having about psych v. anthro. And Bones refusal to acknowledge the soft sciences as true science. Technically, there were 4 people responsible for the death. He wouldn't have died if not for his wife using the saltpeter.
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Another great show! It was reaffirmed through Parker's concern about his Dad not having a girl friend that what children are talking about is not necessarily what we think it is! I think Bones got to the root of this in a mighty fine way!
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I loved how they handled the story line around the Muslim lab assistant. Last year I was really turned off by Bones' treatment of him and his religion. I thought it came dangerously close to religious bigotry. Beautiful this time!
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