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Supernatural post-Kripke: Who is really in charge?

Reflecting on the past couple seasons, I can’t begin to say how disappointed I’ve been in the Carver Administration. I realize that it has a lot to do with how optimistic I felt when it was announced that Jeremy Carver was coming on board after the dismal Season 7. (more…)

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SPN7.14: Plucky Pennywhistle Put the Fear of Clowns in Sam

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When Sam’s fear of clowns was first mentioned back in Everybody Loves a Clown (2.02), it was presented as a phobia like Dean’s fear of flying, but in Plucky Pennywhistle’s Magical Menagerie (7.14), I think there are hints that his fear has a concrete cause. (more…)


The Worst Part of Supernatural (spoilers): Season 7 Episode 3

Dean’s killing of Sam’s friend Amy Pond continues to be a bone of contention. blogjake has some great thoughts on it.

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I’ve watched seven seasons of Supernatural by now and my least favorite part parallels my post about Sam killing a demon. The setup for this scene is that there’s a monster killing people. Sam recognizes the murders from a case he worked as a child, so he sets off to find the monster. It turns out that the monster befriended him as a child, and even saved his life. When he finds the monster, named Amy Pond, she confesses she was living by preying on the dead but was forced to murder people to save her dying son. Given that she limited her murders to criminals seems to console Sam, and the fact that she killed her own mother to save him, and he lets her leave after promising to kill no one else now that her son has recovered. She leaves with her son and Sam explains to Dean…

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