'Bones': Shot through the heart and you're to blame


OK, we cannot confirm that Booth (David Boreanaz) and Brennan (Emily Deschanel) did, in fact, make some sweet, long-awaited love. But somebody sure did die. After three seasons as the trivia-spouting, "Jeopardy"-winning squintern on "Bones," Mr. Vincent Nigel-Murray (Ryan Cartwright) took the titular "Hole in the Heart" on the penultimate episode of "Bones" sixth season. I cannot say that this was entirely a surprise, given his technically disposable status and his curiously increased presence over the course of the season. But any questions were put to rest as soon as he stepped on screen in that dinosaur exoskeleton. Murray's heightened physical comedy and foreboding references to his own demise in play-fights made him a marked man. And though he's ever been my favorite squintern, I'll admit he might as well have been given the send-off he got. (You can thank a lot of that tension to Fever Ray's "Keep the Streets Empty for Me," expertly...



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