‘Supernatural’: I would never hurt you.

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“Gimme Shelter”
October 15, 2020

THEN

“Dean, you gave me what I needed most. I want to do the same for you.”

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‘Supernatural’: Go save the world.

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“Last Holiday”
October 8, 2020

THEN

The Mark of Cain storyline. That seems like an age ago, doesn’t it?  Good times.

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‘Supernatural’: What is happening right now?

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“The Hero’s Journey”
January 23, 2020

THEN

“The hero may have to be brought back from his supernatural adventure by assistance from without. That is to say, the world may have to come and get him … The returning hero, to complete his adventure, must survive the impact of the world. Many failures attest to the difficulties of this life-affirmative threshold. The first problem of the returning hero is to accept as real, after an experience of the soul-satisfying vision of fulfillment, the passing joys and sorrows, banalities and noisy obscenities of life.”

NOW

Am I high? Am I on drugs right now? What even is this episode?

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‘Supernatural’: One kind of ending

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“Proverbs 17:3”
November 14, 2019

THEN

Fire tests the purity of silver and gold, but the LORD tests the heart.

NOW

Black Forest, Colorado. Three identical blonde girls toast to their annual camping trip. Seriously, are they sisters? Cousins? Clones? Ashley startles at the sound of rustling coming from outside the tent. After mocking Ashley for being an unemployable philosophy major, Julie goes outside to prove there’s nothing there. And also get more rum.

She is promptly murdered.

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‘Supernatural’: I don’t feel free

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“Atomic Monsters”
November 7, 2019

THEN:  “Becky, it’s all real.” 

“I KNEW IT!”

NOW

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It’s going to be a rough week in Trumpville, and I CAN’T WAIT.

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‘Supernatural’: That’s my boy

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“The Rupture”
October 24, 2019

THEN

“It’s given me clarity. It’s shown me that everything I did before. For wealth. For Magic. For myself… meant nothing. And it took everything from me. Everyone I loved. My family. Oskar… My son… I’m a flawed, petty, evil creature, Samuel. I don’t know if I can be redeemed. But I have to try. And I do wish there was another way. ”

NOW

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Looks like Benioff and Weiss won’t be ruining another franchise after all.

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Dear Nationals Fans: Thank you, sincerely, for your patriotic performance last night. Signed, an Astros fan

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‘Supernatural’: What about all of this is real?

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“Raising Hell”
October 17, 2019

THEN

“This isn’t just a story; IT’S OUR LIVES.”

NOW

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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