‘Supernatural’: Ugh. This guy again.

Supernatural
“War of the Worlds”
November 23, 2017

THEN

“If I plan to do anything else stupid I will let you know.”

NOW

Jack is still at liberty and in the wind.  Castiel worries that the absence of signs or leads means Jack has been dragged to Hell by Rock Me Asmodeus or spirited to Heaven.  So he resolves to go and politely ask one of his angelic brethren if they have the kid.

Solid plan.  What could possibly go wrong?

SPN_sarcasm-cas

Dean tells his angel not to do anything stupid.  It’s how Team Free Will says, “I love you.”

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‘Supernatural’: This is family business

Supernatural
“Tombstone”
November 16, 2017

THEN

“I just need a damn win.”

NOW

Sam and Dean are still standing in the street gawping. Cas calmly says he was dead and then he annoyed an ancient cosmic being and now he’s back. That’s good enough for Dean. He says, “Welcome home, pal,” and puts his arms around his angel. HUGGING! YAY! HUGGING!

Cas tells them he was in the Empty. Sam asks him what it was like. Cas is like, ‘Uh, empty? A great nothingness? The name kind of says it all’.

Duh

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‘Supernatural’: Angel heart

Supernatural
“Angel Heart”
April 29, 2015
Originally published May 12, 2015

THEN: “Promise my family will be okay.”

NOW

Jimmy Novak walks through the front door. He calls his wife’s name. Amelia rushes down the stairs and into his arms. She sobs that she thought she’d lost him again. Jimmy says Castiel is gone. He’s home now. It’s okay. It’s okay …

Claire strokes her husband’s face. Dark blood begins to seep through the sleeve of her cardigan. Jimmy doesn’t notice. He asks how Claire is. Amelia’s face crumples and she cries out.

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‘Supernatural’: I just need a win

Supernatural
“Advanced Thanatology”
November 9, 2017

THEN

“You and your brother keep coming back. You’re an affront to the balance of the universe and you cause disruption on a global scale.”

NOW

Grand Junction, Colorado. Two boys are recording a nighttime exploration of an abandoned mental hospital. It feels like an equal parts homage to Stranger Things and Blair Witch. They go into an upstairs treatment room and find a small collection of leather plague masks.

Doctor Who Are you my mummy

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‘Supernatural’: It matters what you do

Supernatural
“The Big Empty”
November 2, 2017

THEN

Mandroids. Laser eyes.

NOW

Dean has a case – a man seemingly murdered by his dead wife. He’s surprised that Sam is interested. He wonders if they’re going to leave “Damien” in a circle of holy oil to Netflix and chill while they check it out. Sam says no, they’re going to bring EJ with. Dean balks. He calls it adventures in babysitting the Antichrist.

Writer Meredith Glynn seems to be having a contest with herself to see how many one-liners she can cram into this scene.

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‘Supernatural’: Patience

Supernatural
“Patience”
October 26, 2017

THEN

I went to Missouri and I learned the truth. Also,

spn dean pudding
PUDDING!

NOW

Several days have passed since the boys brought EJ home. Dean is holed up in his room drinking and blasting the Stones through his headphones. EJ has been keeping to himself as well. Sam brings him a laptop and the thumb drive with Kelly’s final message. Sam says he hopes that it can begin to answer some of EJ’s questions.

The boy seems both overwhelmed and comforted by his mother’s words. “It’s not fate. You are who you choose to be. And I know you’re going to be okay. You are going to be amazing.” She reminds him that he has an angel watching over him.

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‘Supernatural’: The rising son

Supernatural
“The Rising Son”
October 19, 2017

THEN

Azazel was a fanatic.  Ramiel was a fisherman.  Dagon had her toys. Asmodeus has his hobbies.

NOW

The doors burst open. Blinding white light spills into Hell’s throne room. The light recedes to reveal a tall man with the fashion sensibilities of End!verse Lucifer (or a Kentucky colonel) and the accent of a True Blood vampire.

He strides to the dais and announces that he is Ahs-Moh-Deus, Prince of Hell, there to rule and restore fire and brimstone order until Lucifer & son return.

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