Supernatural: Winter Premiere Review & Discussion

Published 5 years ago by , Updated January 23rd, 2010 at 7:40 am,

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With two of my favorite shows returning tonight, my hands are almost shaking from all this pent up excitement. Well, it’s either that or the 12 cups of hot chocolate (those mini-marshmallows are brutal) that I drank today. It’s as simple as this; Supernatural is returning tonight and Supernatural is awesome.

If you’re reading this, you already know what I’m talking about and I need not say more. For those that don’t; I’m sorry, but you’re fired as a reader this site. Alright, maybe you’re not fired, but you’re on probation (double secret probation).

It’s time to salt the windows and doors, secretly draw a devil’s trap under your living room rug and replace all the bottles of water in your house with holy water because the demons are taking over and Sam & Dean can’t be everywhere.


Just as I thought, this episode had nothing to do with the overall story arc involving the Devil. While this normally might be something that would annoy me (especially after being off the air for two months), I didn’t really mind it as the story was strong enough to carry an entire episode without me looking for more.

I can’t remember if this is the third or fourth time that Dean and Sam have had an “imprisoned” type episode. I can’t say enough how much I love these episodes because they usually have to improvise their weapons as most prisons, or in the case mental hospitals, don’t allow you to bring in a ’67 Impala with an arsenal in the trunk.

One thing I particularly enjoyed was that Sam and Dean were able to get admitted into the mental hospital by just telling them what’s been going on in their life. Obviously the doctor hasn’t been reading those “Supernatural” books that the prophet has been writing. It was a wonderful nod at just how crazy their life is.

Following the events of the previous episode where both Jo and Ellen died, it was nice that the writers were able to use the setting of a mental hospital to have the brothers touch up not only what happened to their friends, but exactly where they are in life and what they’ve been doing. Who would have thought that such a wonderful internal monologue could be so perfectly portrayed by a monster who sucks crazy brains out of your head.

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While the ending was a bit underwhelming, the reveal of who the monster was did catch me a bit off guard. I was all about stabbing the doctor… oops. Did anyone else catch Lazlo Hollyfeld (Jon Gries) from Real Genius as the guest star hunter? Amazing! It’s nice to see him out of the closet. (Not that way.)

That being said, I’m ready for next week because I don’t know how much more I can take of a Castiel-less Supernatural episode. I really don’t know if they’re going to be able to write him off after this season is over as he’s quickly become a favorite character… although, so was Ash and they had no problem dropping a house on him.

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So, what did you think of this episode? Were you alright with an episode that had nothing to do with the overall storyline? Missing Castiel? Have yellow eyes?

Let’s hear it!

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  1. Wow.

    Tonight's episode was freaking sweet!!! It did not disappoint in the least.

  2. i know! the episode was fantastic! like the prison episode:D i cant wait for the rest of the season!!! im sad to see it end but i hope it ends with a bang:D

  3. This is why this show is the best! Awsome

  4. This is why this show is the best! Awsome

  5. Love the show so much. The boys are so handsome, especailly Dean (Jensen Ackles). Where can I find this gorgous man? He is why I watch!! Of corse you must do a season 6 and all the way up to 10 and beyond if you can and then please consider a Supernatural Movie, similar to Twilight!…The sky is the limit! BTW… Very Important. You must not keep the girls 100% caucasian as you have viewers from every race and ethnicity. Spice it up with some BLACK, ASIAN, SPANISH, BIRACIAL, INDIAN etc….GIVE THE BOYS SOME REAL OPTION AND THE VIEWERS AN UNEXPECTED TWIST! Will be watching!