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Eagleone

I would definantly watch this spinoff show and by the way, they have peoples in the bar at the end and i like it's different from Bone...

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ok, since when was it Kosher to "test" a new show in the middle of a show? It was confusing and frustrating. Seemed like the cast took a vacay and plugged in a bad version of burn notice to shoot some scenes. Also, why oh why did we need the producer's face on his scuba tank. That was the most blatant and annoying personal shout out. It wasn't even remotely funny (in my humble) and why oh why does bones need to get so sentimental with a stranger. oy! pls turn this ship around.

Frank-lee-meidere

Dumb. Really dumb. The Finder, on its own, might make for a good series, although I'm not sure I'd watch it other than occasionally. But cramming it into a Bones episode? What frickin' connection is there?

The whole thing seemed completely forced. There were so many things wrong I just don't have time to list them all. Beside, most of them have already been pointed out by other commenters.

But crikey, what a stupid idea.

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I hated it too. It was not at all like Bones. Why can't it be gracefully ended and a new series started without connecting it to Bones.
I agree. It's another Psyche or Mentalist or the Hamptons show. It's sad that it turned out this way.

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I'm not an obsessive "bones" watcher. I was one, but after last year and the first half of this year, with all the backbends and convuluted actions to create reasons why Bones and Booth can't be together (wink wink)I felt jerked around so I quit watching for about 3 months. Because unlike many of you good folks, I don't trust the Director. So I decided to give it a try again last night.
First off, I get a backdoor pilot. I just don't appreciate it. Frankly, I would have liked the pilot a lot more if it hadn't been jammed into a Bones. The abbreviated time did neither series any real favors.

As for the new series, I think the actor who plays Walter is great, The actor who plays the legal advisor is fantastic. Love Trejo as a bishop. The only truly jarring note for me (other then the fact that it was jammed into Bones) was the actress who played Ike. Her performance felt forced, I don't understand her role. Is she the caring ex girlfriend? The Plucky tomboy? She runs a bar with no patrons except her two friends and she has an expensive plane, she speaks with a really awkward accent and other then that there is no real depth to the role.
My husband kept say, they're trying to do some kind of Burn Notice here. Except Fiona is a fully realized character. Ike isn't.
Also...on the Bones end, something really bothered me. I felt they manufactured a pretend reason for Booth to hate Walter to up the potential sexual chemistry/jealousy of a potential love triangle (although frankly I think that ship has sailed a LONG time ago. Bones and Booth act like brother and sister now). The writers have Booth telling Bones at the end this supposedly touching story about how in order to be at his sons birth he went AWOL. Wait. A. Minute. Booth...who is this highly decorated soldier with such a perfect record they insisted he come back for a year out of the blue, he went AWOL? That would ruin a man's record in the military. I have a lot of close relatives in the military and believe me that would derail a mans career. That just threw me right there. I've been watching this show for years and there has been nothing about Booth ever going AWOL has there? That is huge. AND wrong. It just felt wrong. So now he might feel a little more nice towards Walter because he actually might have waited until he was with his son before he arrested him? It was terrible writing. AM I the only person who was horrified by that?
I'll watch The Finder. It was oddly quirky and potentially fun. Walter can take his pants off in an episode any time. But the show has to find some kind of reason for being. Ike needs some kind of backstory. The legal advisor needs to be more then a bad ass, poet lawyer, and Walter needs to be more the a paranoid ex vet who finds things. Other wise the lack of bottom will show and all the cute quirkiness in the world won't hold it together.

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didn't care for it.doubt if I would ever watch it. not that interesting.

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I really did like it. I thought it was very funny and very different from Bones which I believe is a great thing. I would definitely watch The Finder.

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Did not like it at all! Thought the toilet scene was gross, the stripping was just gratuitous, and couldn't understand Ike. The plot was really weak-- I don't know what all the hype going into this was. Agree that other poster that the Finder was able to find a 7th grade science medal was just ridiculous. All that said, the concept of having a brain-injured vet possessing unique "esp" skills is really intriguing and if the plot had been really sound, a good series might be possible. But as it was, the actors were glib, the plot was transparent. It was a shame to piggyback this on Bones.

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I think the toilet scene was to emphasize how different him and Bones were. She's very proper and obviously he has few boundries.

The whole taking the clothes off was to show that he's not using science. He's trying to connect with the deceased's energy and by removing anything that could come between him and that energy he can make a better connection- besides- it a hot guy walking around half naked. Hell yeah. :)

And the thing with the girl is to show how emotional he is. He connects quickly to people and believes in love at first sitght- this is a contrast to Bones, who is very emotionally shut off.

I'm excited to see if they keep the finders in with Bones- and to see what happens with the love triangle.

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The cast for that show would be awesome, Michael Clarke Duncan as a peaceful bad ass and Danny Trejo as a possible reaccuring character. I would definantly watch this show all the time 2 of my favorite actors for sure.




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