Posts with the tag "Castiel"
The master plan spilled out basically all at once in the episode “Family Matters.” Starting with formally revealing that Sam doesn’t have a soul, as alluded to in the previous episode. Plus, the anemic storyline of Sam and Dean’s grandfather finally gets put into context in a twist that involves Crowley in a big way.
Not many shows can capture the pulpy thrill of monster hunting like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, sustain it with a fun apocalyptic plot balanced by great meta-humor, and end on a gut-wrenching series finale that nevertheless gives the main arc a logical conclusion. Supernatural was set to be that show, but alas pressures from CW executives caused the show to continue with a sixth season against Creator/Showrunner Eric Kripke’s wishes. Thus, Kripke stopped writing and directing episodes after season 5.
So of course, almost every SPN fan expected this season to fail, which is why I decided to give the season a shot anyway. Couldn’t hurt right? Not exactly: (Caution: Spoilers Ahead!)