Supernatural Weekend at Bobby’s S06E04 (CW)


Supernatural Season 6 title card


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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Well, it was long overdue, but this episode delves into what Bobby does for the Winchesters and other hunters. He runs the backoffice, and that involves quite a bit of things. Meanwhile, Rufus lands Bobby in hot water, but it’s enough to actually give Bobby the tools to get his soul back from Crowley, who’s become the king of Hell in Lucifer’s absence.

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One year ago, Bobby was performing a ritual. He invoked Crowley. He wants his soul back. Crowley invokes some part of the contract. Crowley tells him that he’s got ten years. Bobby traps Crowley in a circle. Crowley calls his hell hounds. Bobby has to break the circle.

In Kenosha, WI, Sam and Dean find a claw on a body. Dean calls Bobby. They’ve found six bodies with their chest cracked open.

Bobby has to go to the university library to find a reference book. His car breaks down. He tells them that they are hunting a lamia. To kill it, they need a silver knife blessed by a priest.

Bobby has got a demon tied up in his basement. He wants Crowley’s real name to have power him. She tells him that Crowley is the King of Hell.

Bobby’s neighbour Marcie drops by. She wants to have a date with him. She’s been living there for 6 months. She says that his name is Fergis McCloud. After she gives him the info, Bobby smites her.

Bobby is manning a lot of phones. Rufus comes to see him. He’s got to get rid of a body. It’s an Okami. He found it in Billings.

Bobby is looking for Crowley in Scotland. Rufus offers to make a few calls to help Bobby out.

The FBI comes to see Bobby. They are looking for Rufus. The FBI finds the grave. The Okami burst out of the hole. The Okami is out. It’s feeding on single white females while they slept. This means that it’s going after Marcie. Bobby puts the Okami through the wood chipper.

Rufus tells Bobby that Crowley had a son named Gavin. He came over the pond and it capsized in Massachusetts. A treasure was found. There was a signet ring. Bobby wants to invoke the ghost so that he can swap the son for his soul.

Dean phones Bobby. Sam is different.

Rufus phones Bobby. He gives Rufus the idea to swallow the ring. He does so. He’s being pursued by the cops.

Bobby asks his friend the Sheriff to extradite Rufus, but she refuses. Then, she comes through. He’s got a one hour with Rufus.

Bobby invokes Gavin McCloud. He wants to talk about Fergis.

The problem with demons is that they’re demons.

Bobby invokes Crowley again. Sam and Dean are in Scotland. They’ve dug up his bones. They’re about to torch them. Bobby gets his soul back and gets to keep his legs.

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