Monday, February 4, 2013

BONES Writer Michael Peterson on Bringing Neurofibromatosis Awareness Mainstream in ‘The Doll in the Derby’


While a lot of focus on this Monday’s brand new episode of BONES has landed on the flashy roller derby element of the hour, there’s something else of note going on as well: for the first time in the show’s eight seasons, the series will shed light on the genetic disorder neurofibromatosis.
And while how neurofibromatosis ties directly into the episode is spoilery (I’ll have more for you about that post-airing in order to not ruin the hour), I spoke with BONES writer Michael Peterson (who penned Monday’s episode, “The Doll in the Derby”) about his personal connection to the disease, deciding to finally write it into an episode, and got a few “The Doll in the Derby” teases…


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