I’m trying to be sensitive to those who haven’t watched, so please forgive this word-padding as I attempt to not spoil the ending of tonight’s Supernatural for anyone and work up the courage to ask what I need to. Big breath. Here it goes… [Don't read on if you haven't seen the episode, obviously.] READ FULL STORY »
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So, can we all agree that last night’s episode, perhaps, wasn’t the best episode of Supernatural ever? Understatement, you say? Maybe. But I think that’s because I went into it with pretty high expectations, only to walk away with a mere three high-points: the awesome cake explosion in the opening credits, the brief appearance of (fully bearded!) Crowley, and Dean in a sweater vest.
The rest of the episode was less than impressive and found us having to tolerate one of the show’s most unbearable characters: Becky, who spent much of the hour married to none other than Sam Winchester.
My friend, Adam, and I usually have similar opinions about Supernatural episodes. But in a rare occurrence, the final scene of last night’s episode, which took the brothers to the psychic capital of the United States, had us split. I liked it; he didn’t. Let me explain.
After “breaking up” at the end of last week’s episode, Sam and Dean crossed paths in this episode after, apparently, being apart for ten days. I was so glad we didn’t have to watch anything from those ten days. As we’ve all learned (and, I guess, Supernatural writers have learned, too) the brothers belong side-by-side, even if they spend the whole time giving each other the stink eye.
They met up in Lily Dale, where psychics were biting the dust in mysterious ways. (It turned out to be at the hands of a psycho ghost sister who was being controlled by a jealousy-ridden, creepy pawn shop owner.) The storyline, while fun in its own right, also left Sam and Dean, the masters of secret keeping, to contend with an entire town of people who can see right through BS. Clever! READ FULL STORY »
It’s been a long time since the first few minutes of a Supernatural episode left me as horrified as I was last night. Going into the episode, we knew that Dean and Sam would be going up against their Leviathan doppelgangers, but even with that in the back of my mind, my stomach fell just a little at the sight of Dean and Sam executing a room of people at the bank in the episode teaser. Even if it wasn’t human Sam and Dean committing the act, that was awfully brutal, I thought.
The episode continued in a similarly unnerving way, and at one point — probably sometime after we saw Dean and Sam shoot up a diner of people — I wondered if the show had laid on the crazy a little too thick. And for me to say that about a show like Supernatural, which has pushed the envelope when it comes to all things disturbing, that’s saying a lot. READ FULL STORY »
'Supernatural' react: Spike saves the Winchesters -- twice! Was the 'Buffy' reunion everything you'd hoped it'd be?
What struck me most about the anticipation around tonight’s episode of Supernatural — which featured an on-screen reunion between Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel alums James Marsters and Charisma Carpenter — was the number of people who claimed they were going to watch Supernatural tonight specifically for these very special guest stars.
But now that the episode has aired, I have to ask, regular and visiting viewers, was the episode worth the hype? READ FULL STORY »
Order in the court!
This week’s episode of Supernatural took us to the trial of Dean Winchester, where the brother was forced by the Egyptian god Osiris to confront the guilt he’s constantly battling. The punishment for being found guilty? Death by appropriate means. (The “Michael Vick” victim was mauled by ghost doggie and the man who killed people 30 years ago in a convenience store robbery was shot by the ghosts of the people he killed.) So, in order to avoid the harsh sentence, Sam stepped up and called upon his pre-law skills (key word: pre) and his knowledge of The Good Wife to help Dean out of his predicament. But Osiris came to the trial well armed. His first witness? A blast from supernatural past… READ FULL STORY »
Dean Winchester, you’re breaking my heart.
After last week’s nail-biter episode left us with a monster of a cliffhanger, we picked up this week’s Supernatural just moments later. But what unfolded was nothing like what I’d expected from this episode, which, by the way, was directed by Jensen Ackles. [Don't read any further if you haven't watched Friday's Supernatural.] READ FULL STORY »
This week’s episode of Supernatural was an emotional rollercoaster. Everything I thought would happen didn’t. And everything I thought to be true, I found myself doubting. And in an episode where I so craved the comfort of resolution, we ended on a cliffhanger. A freaking cliffhanger. Two episodes in and I’m emotionally spent. Here’s why: [I warn you to stop reading here if you haven't seen the episode.] READ FULL STORY »
Monsters are nothing special on Supernatural. Over six seasons, we’ve encountered the ugliest uglies, the baddest baddies and, let’s face it, some really disgusting things. But last night’s premiere chilled me to the bone like no episode ever has. [Spoilers from here on. Beware.] READ FULL STORY »
About two weeks ago, I pondered (jokingly) how Castle should resolve the cliffhanger that it left us fans on. But your discussion turned so interesting (I read every comment!), how about we play this game again, this time taking on Supernatural, which aired its finale exactly two weeks ago tonight. (And we can hit on a different show every week during the summer, if you’d like.)
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