I referenced Monster’s Ball right in the script. We were asking ourselves, “Where’s the lowest place Sam can go in a state of despair?” That’s why calling it a love scene strikes me as hilarious. It’s kind of like self-mutilating and calling it getting dressed for the prom.
— Sera Gamble on Sam and Ruby’s sex scene
Remember when dying on Supernatural meant something? Mary’s death? It set the entire show in motion. Jess’s death? It brought the boys back together. John’s death? It solidified their relationship and put the responsibility for finding the YED on them. Part of what made those deaths significant was that they were permanent. Sure, we saw John and Mary briefly as ghosts, but we knew that they weren’t really coming back and more importantly so did the Sam and Dean. (more…)