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'Supernatural' recap: Pain & Cain

A fact about most Supernatural fans: We love the Winchester Bros. most when they’re together, fighting baddies side-by-side. That’s their natural state and a magical formula for instant awesome. A fact about this Supernatural fan? I usually try not to throw around my praise like dollar bills in a ’90s rap video. But in this case, I have to make it rain: Tonight’s episode — which found Sam and Dean pursuing their own paths following a Brother Break-up at the end of the last new episode — was one of the best episodes of the season so far. And I’m saying that as someone who has really enjoyed the season thus far. But when you have an episode that shows Dean Winchester kicking some major demon ass, Castiel making a simple PB&J sandwich a metaphor for life, the introduction of Cain (of freaking Cain and Abel), and Sam learning a valuable lesson about himself after having a needle jammed in his neck — well, what can you give that other than high praises?

But I’ve gotten ahead of myself. I’ll start at the beginning… READ FULL STORY

'Supernatural' recap: Sam I Am

With your regular recapper, the lovely Sandra Gonzalez, out for the night, I feel I should start this by formally introducing myself, Supernatural-style: I’m ridiculously obsessed with Castiel, I miss Mark Pellegrino’s Lucifer almost every day, and all I want in this world is for Sam and Dean to hug more often (and for Sam to wear more denim). Alright, now that that’s taken care of, let’s get into this episode. READ FULL STORY

PopWatch Matchmaker: Dean Winchester and Laurel Lance

Some of our favorite TV characters are often unlucky in love. They just can’t seem to find The One — but what if The One is on another show altogether?

Disclaimer: I know Katie Cassidy already played Ruby on Supernatural, so suspend a little disbelief here and focus on characters, not appearance. Or perhaps, Ruby’s vessel was Laurel Lance. (Did your head just explode?)

Laurel Lance … where do I begin? In season 1 of Arrow, Laurel was presented as the strong female. She had survived the death of her sister, her mother’s leaving, and the return of her ex-boyfriend (who had cheated on her with her now-thought-to-be-dead sister). After all that, she was still kicking. She was working her way up in the world of law while simultaneously taking care of her heartbroken father, not to mention that she was a class act when her ex, Mr. Oliver Queen, returned from the island. But now, one year later, Laurel has just about done a 180. Yes, I know she lost her boyfriend in last season’s finale, but so far, I feel like every single time she’s on screen, it’s a pity party.

Quite frankly, I wanted Laurel with Oliver last season, but now, I don’t see them working the same way. I think Oliver and Felicity have a lot more chemistry, and I think Laurel needs to do a little soul searching to figure out what she wants. To me, the girl doesn’t seem very happy with her life as a whole right about now. What she needs is to hit the road and find a man who won’t let her wallow in self-pity anymore. Enter Supernatural‘s Dean Winchester.

'Supernatural' midseason finale recap: R.I.P....

I’m gutted.

Heartbroken. Sad. Devastated. Shocked. Lying flat on the floor of my office staring up at the ceiling in a semi-catatonic state of disbelief. If you don’t want to know why Supernatural‘s midseason finale left me in this state, DO NOT read on. READ FULL STORY

Mark Pellegrino reveals why he's so good at being bad

Mark Pellegrino is a bad guy. He has lied. He has killed. He’s literally been sent to Hell. Most recently, he threatened his own nephew’s life. What kind of person does that? Well, for starters, an actor who is way too good at being oh so bad.

Odds are, if you’re a television fan, you’ve seen Pellegrino before. And if you’ve seen him, there’s a good chance he was playing a villain of some sort. From his roles on Dexter and Supernatural, to Lost, Being Human, Revolution, and now, as Jedekiah Price on The Tomorrow People, Pellegrino is not the hero of the story. Nor does he want to be.

“I think knowing nothing about the story from a writing point of view, only from an acting point of view, for me, the antagonist kind of is the story in the sense that he is the one, or she, pursuing an end passionately to the point even of death. That’s how passionately they want what they want,” Pellegrino said. “And they force the other characters in the story to either rise up and meet them with contrary values or physical force. The antagonist is the one who brings out the heroic nature in the hero, I think. So I like that. I like being proactive, even more proactive than I may be in life. I get to not only believe in a cause being the antagonist, but to wholeheartedly throw myself behind the cause.”

'Supernatural' recap: Not-so virgin territory

We were so close! I mean, closer than we have been all season long. But, alas, Dean once again did not spill his secret about Zeke to Sam. Sigh.

Of course, it’s not like Dean he didn’t want to finally tell Sam the truth. In fact, he was totally willing to go there in tonight’s episode, but was advised against doing so by Zeke, who’s really becoming a pain in my butt.


'Supernatural' recap: The Sonny Days

God, I love episodes with flashbacks. And Tuesday’s episode of Supernatural is a perfect example of why.

In “Bad Boys,” we traveled back into Winchester history to a two-month period during which 16-year-old Dean Winchester found himself living in a home for troubled boys run by an ex-con named Sonny after being caught stealing bread and peanut butter from a local market. (Dean had lost the food money their dad left them in a card game and had resorted to stealing so that Sam wouldn’t go hungry.)

During this time, which we learned was something Dean and his father had kept a secret from Sam, Dean got a taste of the normal life. (Well, a life as normal as one can achieve while living in a boys home.) He joined the wrestling team, got good grades and even found himself a sweetie named Robin, who not only gave him his first kiss, but also was set to be his first school dance date. That plan hit a snag, which I’ll explain in a second. READ FULL STORY

'Supernatural' recap: Dog daze

What do Sam and Dean do when their best witness in a case is a big, fluffy German Shepherd named The Colonel? Well, in the past, they would have been up a creek. But, these days, they’re armed with all sorts of Men of Letters tricks so, naturally, they found a way to talk to the dog.

In this case, it was Dean who took the hit and drank a hairy potion so he could communicate with animals, and the side effects were nothing short of hilarious. READ FULL STORY

'Supernatural' recap: No place like home

Well, I didn’t see that ending coming. But I like it. I really do.

This makes no sense if you haven’t seen tonight’s episode of Supernatural. So in case you haven’t (or if you dig reading about things you just watched — yay!) let’s break it down: READ FULL STORY

'Supernatural' recap: Searching for Clarence

Castiel learned a lot about what it means to be human on tonight’s Supernatural. He got annoyed with having to constantly pee, he had to learn how to ration his food, he started noticing boobs, he had sex, he died. You know, normal stuff. But the hardest human lesson of all probably came at the end of the episode, when he learned what it’s like to have your friends turn their backs on you.

But why’d the Winchesters give Cas the heave-ho? I’ll explain, but first, let’s go back.

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