I'm with Sharon on this... the case seemed like kind of a waste of time, especially given how few episodes are remaining before this series is complete. I don't have a ton to say about it.
I liked the exchange between Cam and Hodgins when he startled her and she told him not to "roll up" on her so quietly like that. What I especially loved was Cam's "oops" facial expression as she turned away, after Hodgins reminded her that he couldn't help but roll up on her without making a sound, given that he's in a wheelchair. Heee.
I liked Booth giving Aubrey a shot, though personally I thought Booth was just being a pain in the ass, not intentionally pushing him to make sure he could hold his own. But then I've never really seen Aubrey as lower on the chain of command than Booth; I've always seen them more as partners and equals on cases, working together, so it felt weird to see Aubrey being treated like some sort of newbie who has to prove himself.
Nevertheless, there were interesting parallels between Booth and Aubrey (the passing of control from one agent to another, and Booth seemingly trying to take back control), and the victim and his murderer (who gave control of his shop to the woman who ended up murdering him because he was going to take control back). Also paralleling Booth and Aubrey in another way were Brennan and Wendell, in how Brennan tested Wendell to see if he really wanted the job.
I agree with Sharon that it seemed kind of random that Wendell suddenly wasn't interested in the work, but I guess out of all the interns if there was one who didn't seem completely fascinated by anthropology, it could be Wendell. I could see him wanting to do other things, while most of the other interns seemed much more driven for the work that Brennan does. (Especially Daisy and Clark.)
It was a "just fine" episode. Hodgins' enthusiasm for bad B-movies was entertaining (he is ever a man of "odd enthusiasms," LOL), and I liked seeing both Booth and Brennan giving their people a chance to spread their wings (so to speak) and take a chance out there in the world, even if it means leaving Booth's FBI or Brennan's team in the Jeffersonian.
However, beyond those subtle goodbyes, I felt like the case was a waste of time. There are only TWO episodes left and they're going to wrap up Zack's case, Cam's wedding, and stir up a whole new thing for Booth and Brennan only two episodes?? I'm dubious and concerned.
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