David Boreanaz Talks ‘Bones’ 100th Episode Spoilers & More

Published 5 years ago by , Updated September 17th, 2012 at 11:58 am,

david boreanaz bones talk David Boreanaz Talks Bones 100th Episode Spoilers & More

With Bones returning this Thursday, I was invited to take part in a conference call with Seely Booth himself, David Boreanaz, where the former vampire provided some insight about the past, present and future of everyone’s favorite forensic anthropology drama.

Boreanaz was more than happy to talk about the upcoming 100th episode, Fox’s original plans for the series, why Zach (Eric Millegan) is no longer on the show and what is in store for the season finale and beyond.

Thanks to Twitter, I found out how vociferous Bones fans can be. So, in hopes of staying on their good side, I have separated the highlights into non-spoilers and spoilers. Although, just to save myself from any angry messages, I deem everything below as MILD SPOILERS.

In total, the conference call with Boreanaz lasted around 40 minutes and I’m only including selected highlights below – but make sure to check back tomorrow as we’ll have the entire interview posted.

What Booth carries with him and why:

  • A gold  Zippo lighter – reminiscent of his training days as a Ranger.
  • A poker chip – reminds him of his gambling issues (that were never really delved into).
  • Dice (right pocket) – he likes to play with them when interrogating suspects.
  • Saint Christopher medallion (keeps on him) – for protection.
  • Whittenhauer watch – There’s something inscribed on it (might be revealed later).

On Boreanaz stating that he doesn’t ever want to see Booth and Brennan together:

“It’s not that I don’t want to see them together, it’s just that everyone wants to see them together in a different way; whether that’s as a couple, or in a relationship. They work very well together. It’s great to seem them solve these crimes. It’s also great to see them get into their personal lives.”

“…For right now, I still maintain they should be partners and we’ll see what happens after this season, but it’s a really good season ender.”

On the development of the series:

“The development of the show has spanned from trying to make it this procedural, which they [Fox] wanted in the beginning and us adamantly saying that we want a relationship-driven show. In the long run, I think you can see the relationship part of the show win out more over the procedural, dark procedural, they had in mind.”

zach bones David Boreanaz Talks Bones 100th Episode Spoilers & More

On Having Zach (Eric Millegan) back for the 100th episode and why he left (You’ll have to watch the episode to understand “the suit” comment):

“He was great. He worked out really wonderfully. It was great to have him back. He had to wear that suit for quite some time – took a couple blows with a baseball bat. He was a real trooper. I think that his character is really valuable – is, was, has been from the beginning.”

“As the stories evolved …unfortunately, he went his own particular way in view of what the writers wanted to do with him.”

“He was a great addition to have in the 100th and going back and seeing his relationship, how that evolved with Hodgins, was a lot of fun and I think he did a great job and it was great to see him back in his scrubs.”

Will Booth ever getting married?:

“I don’t think one of his main goals is to get married. I think Booth is a pretty simple, blue-collared kind of guy. He loves the simple things in life. If he were to find somebody that is a fit for him and she’s also in the same boat, he’ll possibly entertain those thoughts.”

“You never know with his character. He’s got a lot of demons we never tapped into and we look forward to diving into a bit of his past next season as well as trying to figure out his path and how that works with Bones.”


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  1. Aw, lucky you ! Lol (: I would love to be in America right now lol (: have use seen the 100th episode yet ? (:

  2. Not until next Thursday a week from today

  3. Aw okay (: Our next episode is next Sunday cos they're off for the Easter holidays ): lol. Are you looking forward to it ? Lol (:

  4. Yes I sure am! But I will see it b4 u so if u want spoilers let me know lol ok well its 2am here and I'm heading to bed ttyl

  5. Hahaa lol (: lucky you :P. It's gonna be a great episode ! Aw, okay lol, probably best that you did go to sleep than lol :P. Goodnight (: and thank you very much for that ! Talk later (:

  6. It's great to see Zack back in a new episode,he was and always will be my favorite!
    I hope to see more of him in future things to come,he is very sexy!To me he was the
    hunk in Bones!

  7. If I could find you, I would punch you. :/

  8. I'm so surprised that David doesn't want Booth and Bones together….WHYYY MANNNN?!?! They're perfect together. ugghhhh..

    But I loved the episode. The best episode of the whole series, hands down. David did a WONDERFUL job directing this episode. Kudos for him. You go David. :)

  9. It's because she loves him that she does what she does. She's terrified that she would hurt him far more badly by starting a relationship with him than by turning him down. As she sees it, she'll hurt him either way, so she chooses what she believes to be the lesser of the two hurts. It seems that Brennan's confidence and self-esteem, despite her bravado, does not extend to her personal relationships.

    And it is to some extent a measure of how much she's learned from knowing Booth (and Angela) that she's this aware of her weaknesses in this regard. It's not that she doesn't care. She cares too much, and she's terrified, and when Booth pushes the issue before she's ready, she panics.

  10. I can understand where Bones is coming from. She is in a way protecting herself, not Booth. Admitting that she loves him would be an enormous step which she finds too scary to take.
    Besides, she has greatly evolved since the beginning and another process in that evolutionary process is to deal with her emotions. Thanks to Booth, she gradually goes out of her comfort zone but love would be way too far. A great friendship is sometimes too valuable to be sacrificed.

  11. The show is driving me crazy! I LOVE it and HATE it all at the same time. I'm going to have to forgo spoilers and watching the actual episodes until the season is over…then if I like what I'm hearing I will watch it from DVR.

  12. I did not like the 100 EP, I felt it was an insult to my intelligence. It started bad having Cam, as the one pushing Booth to use Bones and the Jeffersonian, that was the start and went down hill, from there. No going back, the 5 minutes of a Half as**d declartion of his feelings, and seconds later saying hasta la vista baby, i have to move one, What was all that about, the on and off again will they or won't they is getting way to tiresome, sorry but they lost me as a fan. I was on the waiting list to buy season five, not any more. Sorry, my turn to say hasta la vista, which is a shame i have all the cds and everything even watched re runs on TNT, not anymore, I feel I wasted my money in buying the first four seasons. Sorry for the rant, but this was such a let down, and an insult.

  13. I was really disapointed in EP, especially being the 100. The inconsistancies in the ep are uncountable, starting with Cam pushing Booth to use Bones and the Jeffersoinan, from there it went downhill. It seems it was written by someone that didn't have a clue, not the Hart Hanson, that has written from the begining. David did a good job directing, considering what he had to work with. Then comes the last 5 minutes, omg, what a diappointment. After a half as**d declaration of his feelings, Booth then turns around and says hasta la vista, baby after Bones or any sane woman says no. This from a man that was suppose to the romantic and sensetive one, I found more feelings coming from my dog pepper. Especially no CASABLANCA award for them walking into the fog, close together as if nothing happened, give me a break. I have bought all four season's cds, and was waiting from Amazone for the fifth to buy, but not anymore, I feel they wrecked the show for me, mores the pity. After all Booth is pushing 40, if not older, and bones is pushing 35 if not older, they ain't getting anyyounger. I think I'll stick with the classics, has anyone heard, of the series the Thin Man, with Nick and Nora Charles, they were married, had a son, yet they still solved Murder and Mayhem, and guess what it was great fun, and turned into one of the great classics. I will not be blackmailed into waiting for the final EP, of the final season to see them together, this goes beyond the pale. We who have been loyal fans, and brought the ratings up the first year deserve better, thanks for listening and please don't dump on me, this is a personal view, Hasta La Vista Bones, I will miss you but I won't even watch reruns on TNT anymore, I feel that let down by the writers and staff of Bones.

  14. Again I have to say they could have got together, as I said it could have opened more door's, more plots and more bones.

  15. I am no longer a devoted fan of Bones, all other the expermentation has taken it's toll. If I wanted a dark reality full off disappointments and broken relationships, I just need to look at my own environment. I was hoping for a breath of fresh air and something that could truly be desired and longed for. I get all of the negative sensations on a daily basis. Hollywood seems stuck in a time warp, where the darkerside of humanity is more appealing.

    I guess if Bones and Brennan cannot figure out a relationship then neither can the rest of us. I believe I have had too high of hopes for the charactors, It is bad enough to deal with the pain of a loss of life being investigated, while the wait for something positive in the show to happen only continues to keep hitting a wall. Where is Sweets?

  16. hay i loved your show and i like you and you or cut