Supernatural I Believe Our Children Are Our Future S05E06 (CW)

Season 5 title card, image via Wikipedia

Supernatural tells the story of Sam and Dean, who are hunters. They hunt demons. This is because their mom was killed by a demon. This season, the boys discover more about their past. In the last season finale, Dean was sent straight to hell by Lilith. He had sold his soul to save Sam.

The plot of the series has evolved over time, beginning initially with the Winchester brothers, Sam and Dean, looking for their father throughout most of season one. Once they find him, the show becomes about killing Azazel, the yellow-eyed demon responsible for the death of their mother. This is accomplished, but not until after Azazel’s plans are completed and a door to Hell is opened, although only momentarily, releasing a horde of demons into the world. This event also sees the death of Sam, who is subsequently resurrected by Dean selling his soul at the end of season two. In the third season, the plot of the show focuses on trying to save Dean from his deal. Along the way, they meet a demon named Ruby, who has an interest in Sam and claims to be able to help save Dean, as well as Bela Talbot, an “acquirer” and seller of occult objects who is constantly a thorn in their side. The brothers eventually manage to track down the demon who holds Dean’s contract, a powerhouse named Lilith who also wants Sam dead. However, Sam and Ruby ultimately fail to save Dean, who is killed and sent to Hell. Season four begins with Dean, miraculously returning from Hell, awakening dazed and confused in a grave. He was apparently rescued by a supposed angel named Castiel on orders from God. Sam on the other hand, has further developed his abilities with the help of Ruby during the months that Dean has been dead. It is soon revealed that Dean was revived to help stop Lilith’s plan of breaking the 66 seals, which would let Lucifer walk free once again. As the series continues, Dean learns of Sam’s newfound ability to excercise demons using his psychic abilities. They have a heated argument, where Dean confesses to Sam: “Cas told me, if I dont stop you, he will. That means God does not want you doing what you are doing Sammy.” [From wiki]

I don’t really remember what made me stop watching this show, but a friend was extolling its virtues and I watched the fourth season premiere with her. Actually, I do remember. I really got tired of the repetitiveness of the episodes. This seems to have changed drastically since the last few seasons though. Supernatural has matured into a really good show, with its own flavor and great plots. The plot for season 4 is really good and I’m glad to see God involved.

I’ve watched and reviewed all of season 4, but I have yet to post it. If there is any interest, I will do so. There are a couple of shows which I have watched for which I haven’t posted anything yet. Those include Royal Pains and In Treatment season 2. I’m sure there are others.

Warning: spoilers ahead.

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Season 5 started pretty much the same as when season 4 ended. Lilith and Ruby are dead. Sam hastened the Apocalypse and Dean couldn’t stop him. The season starter was a bit lowkey. Nothing big really happened. Oh, but then again, Lucifer is walking on Earth! It’s the End Times and Lucifer has to find a vessel. In the end of the episode he does so.

Sam has been angelically detoxed of his demon blood addiction. Things are resolved between him and Dean yet. Sam chose a demon over his brother, and Dean can’t deal with that. I thought this was a good episode. I was expecting to see Hell on Earth, but I guess that they will draw this whole thing out. It hasn’t been confirmed if this would be the last Supernatural season. There is a possibility of a sixth. My guess is that it all depends on how well this season does, which is why it was picked up for a 6th season.

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A babysitter is dealing with a kid in Nebraska. She is watching Cujo. At the same time, she starts hearing dogs barking in the neighborhood. The parents come back. Amber is sleeping on the couch. Amber is dead. Part of her head was bitten off. He calls for his wife.

Sam and Dean pose as FBI agents again. She was attacked with a press-on nail. She did it to herself. She scratched her brain out. Her nail was found in the brain matter. Dean and Sam check on the family.

Some guy gets electrocuted. His pal used a joy buzzer. Dean and Sam try it out. It fried a shank of meat. The itching powder the boy put into the babysitter’s hair and the joy buzzer came from the same shop. It’s not from the shop.

A dad is putting a tooth underneath his girl’s pillow. He says that the tooth fairy will be by shortly. She doesn’t like the idea and puts the tooth under his blanket instead. A twisted tooth fairy arrives and takes out most of his teeth.

The “tooth fairy” left 32 quarters underneath his pillow. There are more strange events occurring in town. The things that are coming true are all lies that kids believe. The strange occurrences are happening within a radius of 2 miles. They go to the center of the place and find a strange kid there. He’s all alone. Jessie is filled with strange ideas. All of them are the myths that are coming true. Dean tests out a theory. The boy is changing reality to match his ideas. When they tell him that the buzzer is harmless, the buzzer stops from frying things to being a simple buzzer again. Jessie was adopted. They go check out the biological mom.

It turns out that she was possessed and killed/hurt people. She was possessed and gave birth to a Cambion, half-demon and half-human. The demon used her body to give birth to a child. After the pregnancy, she was able to exorcize the demon. She thought about killing her son, but she couldn’t do it. There was no father. She was a virgin. It’s the Antichrist.

Cass arrives. He says that they have to kill Jessie. Antichrist isn’t Lucifer’s spawn, just demon spawn. The child’s power hides him from angels and demons. With Lucifer risen, he can turn Jessie to his will. With a word, the child can destroy the Host of Heaven.

A demon comes to see Jessie’s mom. He’s the father. He possesses her.

Cass comes to kill Jessie, but he reduces him to a toy. Sam and Dean burst in. They find Cass. The mom arrives. She says that she is under orders not to hurt Sam, but it’s recommended to hurt Dean. She tells him about demons. The mom demon makes him angry. Sam tries to talk, but the demon stops him. Jessie wants to hear what he has to say and what he wants comes true. Sam tells him the truth. He says that Jessie is also half-human and he believes that he can make the right choice, even when he couldn’t. Jessie orders the demon out of his mom. It leaves. They lay down what Jessie can do and about the war between Heaven and Hell. He goes up to say goodbye to his parents and puts everything right. Jessie leaves for Australia. He leaves them a message. He says that he had to leave to keep his parents safe. The boy can’t be found unless he wants to.

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