October 17, 2019
“This isn’t just a story; IT’S OUR LIVES.”
Harlan, Kansas. A woman enters the quarantine zone under cover of darkness. A figure looms out of the shadows, but it’s cool, it’s just Rob. Nan tells him she snuck back to get Debbie’s allergy medication. She says that with everything going on, her daughter is most worried about the school spelling bee being canceled. Does Rob think they’ll cancel the spelling bee?
In answer, Rob pulls a knife from the pocket of his bathrobe and stabs Nan several times.
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“Back and to the Future”
October 10, 2019
THE ROAD SO FAR
Bob Seger gently nudges open the door on the final season with the painfully on the nose “The Famous Final Scene.”
Just let it wash over you. Just take it in …
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April 25, 2019
“Up against good, evil, angels, devils, destiny, and God himself, they made their own choice. They chose family. And, well… isn’t that kinda the whole point?”
THE ROAD SO FAR
Y’all. This is the penultimate “Carry On.” Let’s just take a moment, shall we?
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“Jack in the Box’
April 18, 2019
THEN: “They’re never going to trust you again. And you can never trust them.”
Y’all. What even is this episode?
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April 11, 2019
THEN: “She’s fine. Everything’s going to be fine.”
Continue reading “‘Supernatural’: Mary Winchester is complete”
April 5, 2019
THEN: “You can burn.”
It’s family game night at the Bunker. Mary’s idea. She thought it would be nice to stay in for a change. HAHAHAHA oh, that’s not a joke. Huh. For the purposes of this episode, Mary is being written as someone who isn’t itching to ditch her family at the drop of a hat.
I have a bad feeling about this …
Continue reading “‘Supernatural’: Tell me it’s okay”
“Don’t Go in the Woods”
March 21, 2019
THEN: “Endings are hard. Endings are impossible.”
“Hey guys, Jared, Jensen, and Misha here, and we have some big news …”
Before we get to the recap, let’s talk about what happened the day after this episode aired.
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“Peace of Mind”
March 14, 2019
THEN: “You’re keeping the snake?”
Team Free Will 2.0 is each processing Michael’s defeat and death in their own way. Jack is dealing by wearing all black, bonding with Noah the gorgon’s snake, Felix, and moving pencils with his mind.
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March 7, 2019
THEN: “Michael gets out, that’s it for this world.”
Team Free Will 2.0 is hunting a monster with a taste for human flesh, artfully prepared. Between popping eyeballs like they’re marinated olives and opening up a dude’s rib cage like it’s a crown roast, this may be the most gleefully gruesome episode of Show since the couple that ate each other to death in Season 5’s “My Bloody Valentine.”
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February 7, 2019
THEN: “Dad’s on a hunting trip. And he hasn’t been home in a few days.”
The boys pop in to Precious Pawn, but they’re not interested in what’s on public display. The wad of cash Dean flashes at the owner gains them access to the good stuff in the back. It’s a treasure trove of mystical objects. Your hands of glory, gris-gris bags, dragon’s breath, creepy dolls …
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