It was one step forward and two steps back for paralyzed Hodgins in Thursday’s midseason premiere of Bones. After enjoying a surge of phantom pain-fueled optimism, Angela’s bitter half was brought back down to Earth when, in the episode’s closing minutes, he learned he would never walk again.
In the following Q&A, co-showrunner Michael Peterson breaks down
Hodgins’ fragile mindset, explains why he’s shutting Angela out with lie
after lie, and answers the $1 million question: Will he ever walk