Good morning, pals! Happy Friday!
Before we get any further into this discussion, I did want to mention one thing. I keep forgetting to mention that these Morning After Qs were inspired by another blogging pal of mine, SB, on her website “OffColorTV“. SB is an old co-GMMR blogger, and she’s hilarious. She’s not kidding around about being off-color on her site (seriously, you’ve been warned), but if you’re into that, and you watch the same shows as she does, it’s totally worth checking out. So outrageous and fun. We just don’t happen to watch many of the same shows these days. Anyway, she has/had these Monday Morning Armchair Quarterback posts where she’d toss out a question and we’d all discuss it, etc, etc. And I totally stole that idea for these MAQs. So thanks, SB…you’re the best!
Okay, back to BT! It’s the last day of 2010, which just seems crazy. I’m kind of curious about 2011! 2010 was sort of an eventful year for me, but this blog is not my diary, so I won’t go into that here!
Do you have resolutions for 2011? How about BONES-resolutions? Is anyone thinking about going spoiler free for 2011? I cannot recommend it enough! My BONES resolution is to try to not be judgmental toward Daisy when she’s in an episode. Unless she’s speaking or actually on the screen. Haha.
But…none of those things are really associated with today’s MAQ. FOX aired two Bones eps last night, The Proof in the Pudding & The Parts in the Sum of the Whole. And both of them got me to thinking…what have Booth and Brennan sacrificed for one another? And are they really sacrificing for the other, or for themselves in some way? Does the other one even know about the sacrifice? Are they work opportunities? Relationship opportunities? Brennan’s quest for the absolute truth? Booth’s tendency toward protocol? And…I suppose it’s worth asking…has there been a payoff for the sacrifice?
Feel free to use these two episodes as springboards for the discussion, but also feel free to branch off into the rest of the series as well. I think there are some examples of this sacrifice in season six, but I also see it as a series-long theme between Booth and Brennan, so I’m interested to hear what you think and which episodes and moments you’ll choose to discuss your reasoning.
So there you have it. What do B&B sacrifice for one another, and is it really for the other or for some sort of personal gain, and does the other one even KNOW about the sacrifice?
But enough from me. What say you? Let’s make this last post of 2010 COUNT, baby! Woo!
Peace, Love & Bones,
Oh, and PS… HAPPY NEW YEAR! Here at wordpress, they’ve tossed out a challenge; post every day in 2011. Well, we’ve been doing that here at BT for a couple of months now (and before that, we were MOSTLY once a day), but for 2011, I’m going to really commit to do it! At least 365 posts, starting tomorrow. That seems do-able, right? That’s like 52 scene studies, 52 MAQs, 52 Top Five Tuesdays, 200+ other posts, including some BT Mailbags, several Fan Spotlights, a few open letters, and
Whoa, hey, where did THAT come from?! Ha, haha. I guess B&B are a very good place to start! See you in 2011!