Bones Season 5 Episode 11: "The X in the File" Quotes
I'm not gonna take the heat when people scream I sent an alien off to Washington for secret testing! (chuckles then turns serious) I've been through that before.Sheriff Bonds
Booth: Come on Bones, you don't believe that there are other real life forms out there?
Bones: Well the ... probability is very high, but any alien visiting this planet would have sufficient intelligence not to die in the middle of the desert.
Booth: Hey, FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth. This here is Dr. Temperance Brennan from the Jeffersonian.
Sheriff Bonds: Sheriff Jerry Bonds. But you probably got that from my shiny badge, my imposing gun, and my big hat.
Booth: Yeah, right.
Blaine Miller: Oh. Oh you're here about that body they found up at Vinton's place.
Brennan: We never mentioned a body, Mr. Miller.
Blaine Miller: Nothing travels faster than the speed of light than gossip in a small town.
Brennan: It's not a spaceship.
Booth: Well, if it smells like a duck, walks like a duck, quacks like a duck ...
Brennan: But then it would be a duck, not a spaceship, so your point escapes me.
Booth: It's just a metaphor.
Sweets: I don't think you're jealous. I think that you're grieving ... what you've lost.
Hodgins: Grieving? As in grief?
Hodgins: Man, the only thing that cures grief is time. Unless you're recommending a lot of alcohol.
Sweets: I can't really recommend alcohol.
Hodgins: Man, it would be great if you could though, right? (laughs)
Sweets: I recommend time.
Hodgins: So just ... smile and act like a good guy?
Sweets: You are a good guy.
Hodgins: You know, there was a time that I thought that Angela and I would be together forever.
No probing! No probing!Booth
It's very satisfying to use an insulting colloquialism, even when it isn't accurate.Brennan
Important blogger? Talk about an oxymoron.Booth
Angela: Okay, let's do it your way.
Wendell: You mean talk to Hodgins or...?