is back after a three week hiatus with a lead-in by the ever popular crimedy Bones
. Hart Hanson created both shows so the possibility that the Bones
crowd might give Backstrom
a try is high. However, these two shows are very different and will appeal to some, but not all. Backstrom'
s variety of crazy is an acquired taste.
"Give Till It Hurts" brought several surprises to viewers. Some good, some hard to swallow. We get to see Backstrom decked out in a tux at a swanky fundraiser where he runs into Amy, his ex-future wife. It's always good when Amy is around because although these two have history and issues, they have even more chemistry. Backstrom's problem is that he cannot figure out how to interact with Amy without totally effing it up. (*face palm*) Every single time they are together, Backstrom assumes too much and goes in for an unwelcome kiss. Amy is repeatedly disappointed and not a little disgusted with his presumptuousness. (Though she secretly enjoys the kisses.) The good news is that Amy is the Star of Bethlehem. Now, if Backstrom could just get his head out of his ---.