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'Supernatural': Slumber Party (9x04)

November 2nd, 2013 3:43am EDT
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Okay, I'm happy. Like... I'm really happy. This is one of the only episodes of Supernatural to ever pass the Bechdel test, which is awesome on its own. Then take into account that we get to see Charlie again, and the fact that this episode allowed us to explore the bunker, and that we had a sassy Crowley making Wicked references, and that it addressed some big plot points while still staying light and funny, and that the girls totally save the day, and that Oz is freaking real, and that they watch Game of Thrones together... oh my word. I was just a smiling ball of joy throughout this entir...
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'Supernatural' Recap: When Charlie Met Dorothy

October 30th, 2013 9:15am EDT
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It's hard to believe that "Slumber Party" is only the fourth episode of "Supernatural" of the season.  I'm already emotional wrung out from Castiel's exile, Sam’s near-death, and Dean’s secret, so it's refreshing that this week's installment welcomes back honorary Winchester Charlie Bradbury (Felicia Day) and went back to its roots of exploring classic monster tales.  And what's more scary than a portal to another dimension that's home to a wicked witch, flying monkey and a man made of tin?  

Grab your ruby slippers and let's dive in, shall we?  

The episode was peppered with black and wh...
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'Supernatural': I'm No Angel (9x03)

October 26th, 2013 3:15am EDT
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I'm not going to go into a meta rant about Destiel. So if that's what you're looking for with this review, I'm sorry. However, I will inevitably be bringing up the emotionally charged moments between Dean and Cas that occurred in this particular episode. But I'm not freaking out. I'm not despairing about Destiel, and I'm not suddenly ecstatic about its imminent arrival. I'm exactly the same about it as I have been - excited about the possibility, but not holding my breath.

That being said, let us dive straight in to the episode!

This is a Castiel-centric episode, which makes me happy, hap...
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'Supernatural' Recap: The Miseducation Of Castiel

October 23rd, 2013 8:38am EDT
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For an episode that delved into Castiel's newfound humanity, I expected a lot of zingers, confusion and the bizarre, cerebral humor that the former angel's portrayer  Misha Collins has perfected.  I was not prepared for "I'm No Angel" to cut out my heart out with one of those merciless angel blades and turn it into tartare.   

Ward yourself against those organizing angels and let's dive in, shall we?  

"Supernatural" kicks off with Dean grumbling through the bunker with searching for coffee and his little brother. Apparently, Sam, when he's not sans soul, trying to rid the world of demonk...
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'Supernatural' Review: 'Devil May Care' (9x02)

October 18th, 2013 2:24am EDT
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And here we have part two of our three-act opening story. Last week we established the characters, this week we established the main problems of the season: Abaddon, making a bid for Queen of Hell, and Ezekiel!Sam, or more specifically Dean keeping this secret from Sam. There's also the lingering threat of Crowley, tied up in the bunker, and Cas is still not with our boys. Ultimately I don't think this second episode was quite as strong as the first, but it still set up a few of the season's conflicts very nicely.

Let's look at the plot. Crowley has been taken captive to the bunker, where ...
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'Supernatural' Recap: The Dark Queen Rises

October 16th, 2013 9:13am EDT
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Last week's episode of "Superantural" may have been the premiere, but this week's episode, "Devil May Care," was the true kickstarter of season 9.  With fallen angels and Abaddon rising out of the ashes like the fiercest of phoenixes to contend with on top of everything "demony and monstery," it's going to be a busy year indeed.  

Let's dive in, shall we?   

Since they didn't close the gates of hell, Sam and Dean have to rid the world of demons the hard way: one by one.  They haul Crowley into their handy dungeon (much to Kevin's dismay) and prepare to holy waterboard the names of every d...
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'Supernatural' Season 9 Premiere Recap: Oh. My. Angel.

October 9th, 2013 10:30am EDT
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"Supernatural's" season 8 finale left many angst-coated balls in the air: Castiel, having been tricked by Metatron, was rendered human; the angels were cast out of heaven; and Sam, choosing life, abandoned the trials only to very nearly perish anyway.  The season 9 premiere managed to keep all those balls compellingly in play while still ninja-kicking us in the heart.

Only a day has passed since what the media was calling the Global Meteor Shower had occurred.  No one is tweeting or Instagramming the celestial beings roaming the earth because most of them have found vessels.  In the hospit...
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2013 Fall TV Season: What Will Be The Second Cancellation?

October 8th, 2013 6:00pm EDT
Ironside
NBC- The Voice is still doing good numbers on Monday/Tuesday. The Blacklist is winning its timeslot, and was the first show (technically) to be rewarded with a back-nine pickup. Chicago Fire is also doing solid numbers on Tuesday. Revolution needs to regain some audience members if it wants a second season. With the success of The Blacklist, and Chicago Fire doing OK, Revolution is looking to be one of NBC’s weaker points right now. I can’t see it not running the full second season, but it might not get a third. Also, Ironside is definitely going to get cancelled. The premiere was so low, a...
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'Supernatural' Season 9: 5 Spoilers You Need To Know

October 7th, 2013 3:32pm EDT
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“Supernatural,” The CW sci-fi drama about a pair of monster-hunting brothers, has spent its eight year run defying the odds.  It had several brushes with cancellation before nearly doubling its ratings in season 4.  The show also churned out some of its best episodes in its eighth season with an edge-of-your-seat finale that ended with all angels exiled from heaven and Sam collapsing from the trials.  The brothers Winchester return on Oct. 8, so here are five spoilers you need to know…

Welcome Back, Bobby.  This summer, Jim Beaver stunned fans announcing on Twitter that Bobby, Sam and De...
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SPOILER ALERT! A Sneak Peek Into 'Supernatural' Season 9

September 11th, 2013 11:28am EDT
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It’s been four months since the “Supernatural” season 8 finale, and fans have yet to recover from the assault of awesome and epic the game-changing episode unleashed that left Sam on the brink of death, Castiel rendered a mortal, and angels exiled from heaven.  Season 9 doesn’t begin until Oct. 8 on The CW, but an exclusive sneak peek hit the web this week, and it looks as if it will continue on the path of riveting angst, action and Abaddon. 

In the 5-minute plus sneak peek, showrunner Jeremy Carver and EP Bob Singer explain the ever-changing landscape in the battle between heaven, hell a...
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2013 Fall TV Preview: The Returning Shows On The CW & CBS

September 4th, 2013 6:00pm EDT
Arrow
The CW and CBS are complete opposites. The CW shouldn't be in business, and CBS is THE business. The CW aims for teenagers to lose their sh!t on social media. CBS aims for the median age of the people in my office. I've never understood the Blue Bloods audience more than in the last year. My interest in The CW is odd and possibly unhealthy. I'm endlessly fascinated with its shows and attractive actors. I'll watch Reign just for Adelaide Kane. I'm not endlessly fascinated by CBS. CBS lulls me to sleep. I never wrote about Elementary's "Pilot" because I went to sleep mid-episode. I never watc...
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'Supernatural' Season 9: 5 Spoilers From Comic-Con

July 22nd, 2013 10:30am EDT
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San Diego's Comic-Con is Christmas for geeks that bestows gifts of spoilers for our favorite television shows, upcoming movies and much more.  The "Supernatural" panel offered the first insights the cult horrow show's ninth season that has been left dreadfully unspoiled...until now. Here are five spoilers you need to know...

The freefall continues.  What happens to the world is suddenly overrun with fallen angels?  According to showrunner Jeremy Carver, utter mayhem.  "We’ve got lots of angels out there with lots of different agendas. [They're] lost, scared, and vengeful. A world of fa...
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Jim Beaver Talks 'Justified,' Leaving 'Supernatural' And Whether He’ll Be Back On 'Breaking Bad'

June 11th, 2013 10:30am EDT
Jim Beaver on 'Justified'
There’s not many offers to interview celebrities that come in my inbox that get me as excited as the one I received a few weeks ago. You might not even know his name, but odds are, you know some of his roles.

Jim Beaver is an actor I’ve followed for years, mostly because he’s had memorable roles in some of my favorite shows in the world ranging from Breaking Bad to Supernatural to Justified.

We covered all of his big roles in a recent interview. If you’re not caught up on all of those shows, you may want to steer clear of spoilers.

Jim, first, I have to say, as the huge TV watcher I am, ...
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TV Upfronts: The CW Has New 'Vampire' Spinoff 'The Originals,' Confirms End Of 'Nikita'

May 16th, 2013 11:32am EDT
The Originals
The CW this morning announced its fall schedule - biggest news from the network included a new spinoff from "The Vampire Diaries," titled "The Originals," as well as some time slot changes that include "Supernatural" and "Hart of Dixie." Also big news for CW fans, it was announced that "Nikita" will be entering its final season with six episodes starting midseason.

The following below is the press release from CW as well as its new primetime schedule:

“We had a terrific season last year, growing our audience on-air, digitally and socially.  Now we are building on that success by continuin...
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'Supernatural' Finale Recap: Fall From Grace

May 16th, 2013 9:10am EDT
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If I had to describe one word to showrunner's Jeremy Carver's season of The CW's "Supernatural," it would be ambitious.  If I had to do the same with the season finale, it would be spectacular.  From writing to acting to dazzling special effects, "Sacrifice” was as grand and cinematic as the blockbusters that will fill the cineplex this summer.   

Grab your Xanax, and let's dive in, shall we?  

Crowley is still making good on his diabolical promise to slaughter every person the Winchesters ever saved, and after offing Sarah Blake, a favorite of Sammy’s and fans alike, Crowley has the spit...
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'Supernatural' Recap: A Knight's Trial

May 2nd, 2013 8:41am EDT
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It doesn't take a Stanford-educated genius like Sam to figure out that I’m not an unbiased "Supernatural" blogger.  I happily devour everything I can find about it, and put my own musings out into the void.  In spite of all that, I still wasn't prepared for the whack-a-doo brilliance of "The Great Escapist," thanks to write Ben Edlund (who deserves an Emmy-nod for penning this stellar episode).  Position yourself near your fainting couch—because the all of the feels make you swoon like Scarlett O’Hara—and let's dive in, shall we?  

Last week, Dean was the reined-in big brother who humored ...
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5 Season Finale Spoilers You Need To Know On 'Hawaii Five-0,' 'Supernatural' And More

April 28th, 2013 3:08pm EDT
Hawaii Five-0
Unfortunately for all tv-aholics April showers bring May cliffhangers.  All of your favorite TV shows are gearing up for their season-ending swan song, and this one looks like it will be a mishmash of deaths, pregnancies, proposals and gasp-worthy shockers.  Here are five season ending spoilers you need to know on “Hawaii Five-0,” “Supernatural,” and more...

 HAWAII FIVE-0

Law enforcement's most badass taskforce will have their hands full in the May 20 season finale of “Hawaii Five-0.”  Not only will the team have to thwart a terrorist attack, but Kono will also be framed for a murder...
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'Supernatural' Recap: Call Of Duty

April 25th, 2013 10:30am EDT
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"Pac-Man Fever" seemed like it had the makings of being a marshmallow-light filler before the inevitable heaviness of this season's final episoes.  Surprisingly, it was a heartwarming, quirky tearjerker packed with feels, sweet hugs...and a side of exploding corpses.   

Grab your tissues and let's dive in, shall we?   

The Case

Although Charlie arrived in town to attend a non-existent mid-week comic convention and stumbled on a case, Charlie became the first the outsider to visit the the Winchester Batcave, complete with its mystical cloaking device.  Since we last saw her in "LARP And T...
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'Supernatural's' Jensen Ackles Asks Fans To Donate To Children's Charity

April 18th, 2013 1:30pm EDT
Danneel and Jensen Ackles
"Supernatural" star Jensen Ackles and wife Danneel are paying forward the joy of impending parenthood by asking fans to donate to Hats Off To Cancer, a charity that gives hats to children battling the disease.  

"Some of you have expressed interest in giving Danneel and I baby gifts for our little girl. We would ask instead that you donate to this wonderful charity. We are truly grateful for your support and generosity," Ackles said.  

They have already raised more than $23,000, which is roughly half of their goal. If you would like to donate, please click here:  http://fundly.com/baby-ac...
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'Supernatural' Recap: The Road To Hell

April 4th, 2013 9:30am EDT
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This season of "Supernatural" has been dubbed "Season Gr8" by fans, and it's not hard to figure out why.  The show rebounded from its rocky beginnings to truly live up to its moniker.  "Taxi Driver" is yet another example of this season’s ambitious strides in visual effects and sweeping, heartrending plots.

Grab your fourteen boxes of tissues, and let's dive in, shall we?  

The old proverb "The road to hell is paved with good intentions" is the theme for Sam and Dean’s horrific lives.  And for poor Kevin Tran's (the increasingly impressive Osric Chau) world-saving intentions have set him ...
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'Supernatural' Recap: Papa Don't Preach

March 28th, 2013 9:29am EDT
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Last week's stunner of an episode set the bar to meteoric heights, and this week, it was time to brace for the inevitable fall.  Despite the intriguing premise of a Professor Xavier-esque school for gifted and orphaned hunters, “Freaks and Geeks” was a convoluted clunker that left the cast to do most of the heavy-lifting.  

Grab your school books and your machete, and let's dive in, shall we?  

The Case

In their FBI best, Sam and Dean head to the local police station to investigate the exsanguinations of young women found at a popular make-out point in Kansas only to discover a damning s...
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‘Supernatural’ Recap: The Pizza Man Cometh

March 21st, 2013 10:11am EDT
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If you haven't figured it out yet, "Supernatural" is not a sci-fi fairy tale where the hero rides in on his trusted steed, kills the monster and saves the princess.  No, in this realm, the princess is immolated on the ceiling and our heroes are doomed to be tortured in hell, purgatory or both.  They do have a pretty badass steed, though.  This week, "Supernatural" returned from its hiatus with an angst-ridden, gut-wrenching stunner of an episode that bid farewell to a fan favorite, severely tested one of the show’s most celebrated ships, and made us all remember why it hurts so good.

Grab ...
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'Supernatural' Recap: 'Cause We're Worth It

February 28th, 2013 11:30am EST
Supernatural -- Remember The Titans
I must confess that I am a sucker for Greek mythology, and I was a fangirl of those campy, and now classic ‘90s television series, “Hercules: The Legendary Journey” and “Xena: Warrior Princess,” so I was delighted when the brothers Winchester decided to tackle Mt. Olympus. 

Grab your trusty Chakram, and let’s dive in, shall we? 

The Case

The cold open finds a treasure of society drunkenly guzzling beer as he speeds down a windy, dark road, heedless of the man walking on the shoulder.  It's a direct hit and run.  If the man didn't die on impact, he definitely expired during frigid winter ...
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'Supernatural' 8x15 Recap: Unbreakable Bond

February 21st, 2013 10:35am EST
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Last week’s excellent installment of “Supernatural” not only set the bar to skyscraper levels for the rest of the season, but also prompted a myriad of questions and musings that haunted me all week:  What if Kevin got the translation wrong since the he only has half of the tablet?  With one trial down, how hard would the remaining tests be?  What exactly was that glowing light that traveled up Sam’s arm at the end of last week’s episode?  Was it a good thing? 

“Man’s Best Friend With Benefits,” which started off stiltingly, but finished with a angst-filled bang, gave a resounding and terr...
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‘Supernatural’ Recap: The Brave And The Beautiful

February 14th, 2013 9:24am EST
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You can keep the overpriced roses and forego the horrendous Nicholas Sparks’ movie, because there’s not much more I’d want to do than spend time with Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles’ Sam and Dean Winchester on Valentine’s Day. 

“Trial And Error” was the triumphant return to what “Supernatural” ultimately is: an addicting rollercoaster ride that starts campy, peaks at heart-wrenching and finishes with a little mystery and a lot of feels.   It’s a ride I’ve been on for nearly seven years, and it never gets old.  The CW has wisely renewed the show for a remarkable ninth season, so I’m all b...
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The CW Renews 'The Vampire Diaries,' 'Supernatural' and 'Arrow'

February 12th, 2013 11:30am EST
The Vampire Diaries
Sci-fi is the new black! The CW has renewed its strongest series in the fangtastic “The Vampire Diaries,” the superhero saga “Arrow,” and the downright demonic “Supernatural,” TVLine.com reports.

Diaries’ renewal for a fifth season was the safest best as it is the network's most-watched show, and a spin-off called “The Originals” slated to air in April.

“Arrow,” the action-packed freshman drama based on DC Comics' Green Arrow, was an instant hit, thanks to the talents of star Stephen Amell and those gratuitous work-out sequences.

“Supernatural,” starring Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles...
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'Supernatural' Recap: Get Your Geek On

February 7th, 2013 10:20am EST
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This week’s episode, aptly titled “Everybody Hates Hilter,” tackles the bleak fodder that is World War II.  Of course, this being “Supernatural” and an episode penned by the deliciously weird Ben Edlund, it managed to pack some belly laughs and golden moments to lighten up fare stemming from one of the darkest moments in history. 

After I initially watched the episode, I honestly was clueless as to what it was about or even what had happened.  This was a windy, exposition-heavy episode that spanned decades, families and unearthed yet another near-extinct secret society.  I watched it again...
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'Supernatural' Recap: Back To The Future

January 31st, 2013 10:47am EST
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Ever since the stupendous and Emmy-worthy season 4 episode, “In The Beginning,” the “Supernatural” writers have winningly explored the theme of time-travel and shaken the Winchester family tree in episodes like “Time After Time,” "The Song Remains The Same" and this week's A-Bomb of an installment, “As Time Goes By.”

Grab your DeLorean and clutch your pearls, we're divin' in!

The episode opens in Normal, Illinois in 1958 with a man tucking in his son before venturing to an event shrouded in mystery with the secret knocks and strange costumes.  When the bodies start dropping, it’s clear th...
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'Supernatural' Recap: Eternal Sunshine of the Tortured Mind

January 17th, 2013 10:12am EST
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“Supernatural” had me at the first “son of a bitch!” After a shocker of a winter finale, that left Sam and Dean in opposite corners on opposite side of the country—Dean siding with troubled vampire Benny; and Sam accidentally reuniting with his old flame Amelia—it returns with the show’s strange and engrossing take on a romantic comedy.  “Torn and Frayed” had it all: angels, sacrifice, and heartrending break-ups. 

Let’s dive in shall we! 

The episode begins with Dean knock-knock-knockin’ on Sam’s door in Kermit, Texas.  His kid brother is seven feet of anger, betrayal and disbelief and ne...
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'Supernatural': 5 Spoilers You Need To Know

January 14th, 2013 4:04pm EST
Supernatural
In entertainment, six weeks can be a lifetime.  The CW’s “Supernatural” is finally returning after a lengthy hiatus on Jan. 16.  In the last episode of 2012, Sam and Dean’s bromance seemed irrevocably broken after an epic argument over Dean’s Purgatory-forged friendship with vampire Benny and Sam’s lost love, Amelia.  Let’s hope time heals all wounds.  Here are the five spoilers you need to know…

A fan favorite returns.  “The Girl With The Dungeons And Dragons Tattoo” was one of season 7’s instant classics, and featured geek goddess Felicia Day.  Charlie Bradbury, the Harry Potter lovi...
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