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Supernatural Reviews

Supernatural: Swan Song

This is it, Apocalypse now, ending the way it all started.
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Supernatural: Two Minutes to Midnight

Is a trapped Sam the season-ending cliffhanger?
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Supernatural: The Devil You Know

Sam and Dean and .... Crowley?
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Supernatural: Hammer of the Gods - Preview

Sam and Dean are held hostage in a hotel and Lucifer sounds pretty pissed.
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Supernatural: Point of No Return

The die is cast
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Supernatural: 99 Problems

Why, Dean, why?
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Supernatural: Dark Side of the Moon

Another day in the death of the Winchesters.
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Supernatural: Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

Bobby, you should know better.
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Supernatural: My Bloody Valentine review

I'm gonna shake things up - recap later, thoughts and theories now.
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Supernatural: The Song Remains the Same

Getting generational.
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Supernatural: Meat Swap

Love the punny title.
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Supernatural: Sam, Interrupted


Supernatural: Abandon All Hope


Supernatural: The Real Ghostbusters

"I don't think you get what the story's about."
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Supernatural: Changing Channels

300 channels, and nothing but Winchesters on.
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Supernatural: The Curious Case of Dean Winchester

You're only as old as you feel. And in Dean's case, that's pretty old.
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Supernatural: I Believe the Children Are Our Future

Teach your children well.
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Supernatural: Children are Our Future preview + Dean's daddy issues

Yep, he's still got 'em. Oh, and no, tonight isn't a repeat.
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Supernatural: Fallen Idols

Small dogs and spray tans.
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Supernatural: The End

One word: Grim.
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Supernatural: Free to Be You and Me

Brothers divided.
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Supernatural: Good God, Y'All!

Bobby's in a wheelchair, the first Horseman is loose on the world, and demons have taken over a town. Just another day for the Winchesters.
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Supernatural: Thoughts on Season Premiere

They threw me a curveball a couple times here.
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Supernatural: Sympathy for the Devil

An excellent, if grim, start to the season. But what do you expect, it's the Apocalypse!
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Supernatural: So I've been thinking...

... a dangerous past-time, I'm sure. But anyway, some thoughts on Season 5+.
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Supernatural: Lucifer Rising

He's going to repay you in ways that you can't even imagine."
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Supernatural: When The Levee Breaks

Sam's ... the man... in the box.
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Supernatural: The Rapture

Serving man. This time, it's not a cookbook.
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Supernatural: Jump the Shark

Do all ghouls have daddy issues?
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Supernatural: The Monster at the End of this Book

The Gospel of Winchester
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Supernatural: It's a Terrible Life

Eh, less funny than Dean in lederhosen.
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Supernatural: On the Head of a Pin

Sam's secret revealed.
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Supernatural: Death Takes a Holiday

Ominous words for the Winchester brothers are spoken. What do they mean?
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Supernatural: Sex and Violence

Brotherly anger in action.
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Supernatural: After School Special

Nice recap of Sam's life, and foreshadowing. Oh, the foreshadowing.
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Supernatural: Criss Angel Is A Douchebag

Possibly the greatest title ever written for network TV
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Supernatural: Family Remains

This one includes homages to another urban legend, and... E.T.?
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Supernatural: Heaven and Hell

Grim one.
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Supernatural: I Know What You Did Last Summer

Sammy's been up to unnatural acts.
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Supernatural: Wishing Well

Did you get the pun in the title?
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Supernatural: It's the Great Pumpkin, Sam Winchester

The word for the day is "skeevy."
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Supernatural: Yellow Fever

How do you scare a ghost to death?
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Supernatural: Monster Movie

Dean in lederhosen. Yep. Lederhosen.
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Supernatural: Sad Sam

Why is Sam sad? Sam is bad. Sad, bad, Sam.
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Supernatural: Metamorphosis

So hungry, he could eat a long pig.
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Supernatural: In the beginning

Mary, what did you do?
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Supernatural: Are You There, God?

I'm listening to Billy Squier as I type this. 'Cause once again, the Supernatural team nails the music.
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Supernatural: Lazarus Rising

An emotional reunion. Several plot twists. The mother of all mythology arc setups. Welcome to Season 4!
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Supernatural: No Rest for the Wicked

I guess I should've expected that.
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Supernatural: Time is On My Side

So it seems I've been focusing on the wrong brother...
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Supernatural: Ghostfacers!

Clever satire on ghost hunting reality shows.
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Supernatural: Mystery Spot

There was a lot to love about this episode, like the return of an old foe.
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Supernatural: Dream a Little Dream of Me

So Dean has decided he doesn't want to die. Didn't we already know this?
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Supernatural: Malleus Maleficarum

Great start for the final(?) 4 new episodes. Nice "Whoa!" at the end, too.
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Supernatural: A Very Supernatural Christmas

Maybe it was too much hype...
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Supernatural: Fresh Blood

Less cutesy interaction with the brothers, and more danger, from Bela. And Gordon is all business.
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Supernatural: MOTWs

The last episode was interesting for having 2 MOTWs. Some links to more info on them.
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Supernatural: Red Sky at Night

This episode seemed like a homage to the last Bela episode.
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Supernatural: The Expected and Unexpected

Twisty and twistier. And did you catch the homage, and the almost homage?
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Supernatural: Sin City - "Talky"

Supernatural suddenly makes like a talk show.
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Supernatural: Bad Day, Good Episode

Bad Day at Black Rock was a nice change of pace.
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Supernatural: Ruby is Alright

Yep, I'm digging the new Ruby character. And I have a prediction for the season.
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Supernatural: The Magnificent 7 Critique

Despite the misses, the writers did manage to address the important questions, and set up the season. This ought to be a good one.
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Supernatural: All Hell 2, Reviewed

A bit about character building, a bit about the story arc, and a few questions still left to answer.
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Supernatural: All Hell Breaks Loose, Part II


Supernatural: Our Story So Far

Last episode, we found out the YED doesn't want to create an army of people with special abilities, since It has other plans...
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Supernatural: All Hell Breaks Loose, Part I

We open to Boston's "Foreplay/Long Time" playing on Metallicar's radio.
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Supernatural: Djinn!

Season 2 is nearly complete. How far into the story arc are we?
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Supernatural: What Is and What Never Should Be

A wish to build a dream on.
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Supernatural: What's Up with Folsom Prison

Easing our way back into the mythology.
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Supernatural: Folsom Prison Blues

"Screwed to hell is a major understatement."
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Supernatural: Hollywood Babylon

A scene from a movie shoot starts this fun, Hollywood and self-referential tribute to production assistants everywhere.
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Supernatural: Heart

Sam finds a woman who can understand him, and is a real wildcat... er, um, sort of.
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Supernatural: The Interesting Thing About Roadkill

In my recap on Friday, I mentioned this episode may be more than it seems. Why? First, a bit about how this episode was put together.
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Supernatural: Roadkill

Interesting standalone with a bit of a twist. But is it really a standalone, or is it foreshadowing?
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Supernatural: Tall Tales

In a possible homage to the movie "Urban Legend," the brothers face something known as a Trickster.
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Supernatural: Born Under a Bad Sign

A frantic Dean searches for Sam. Has Sam turned into a killer?
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Supernatural: Houses of the Holy

And now, for something completely different. Is it an angel, or a spirit masquerading as an angel?
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Supernatural: Shifter Subtleties

This may have seemed like just a pretty tense stand-alone episode, but there are some character subtleties going on here.
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Supernatural: Night Shifter

That ticking sound you hear may be the Winchesters' time running out, as they are now both wanted men.
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Supernatural: Playthings ... Homages?

Overall, a nice addition to the season's episodes. Nice balance between long term and immediate storylines. Plus, homages! Lots of homages!
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Supernatural: Hunted

Down the rabbit hole, as Gordon returns and the secret is revealed.
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Supernatural: Croatoan

Croatoan. A single work carved on a pole. A town infected by ... what? Find out.
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Supernatural: Crossroad Blues

Black dogs or hellhounds? Does Dean have it in him to make a deal with a demon?
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Supernatural: The Usual Suspects

An okay episode, a couple of funny lines, but enough plot holes to remind you of Swiss cheese.
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Supernatural: No Exit

Fireworks between Dean, Jo, and .... Ellen? Plus, we get a hint about John's troubled past with Ellen.
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Supernatural: Simon Said

A little insight into Dean and Sam's inner states, plus November sweeps are upon us.
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Supernatural: Simon Said

A really dark episode that offers few clues to the long term storyline, but it does set up Sam's inner conflict.
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Supernatural: Dead Things

I'll explore a bit of the brothers' mental states. And has a Dean with a new lease on life become a bit of what he hunts... in more ways than one?
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Supernatural: Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things

An abbreviated recap. The brothers go off to pay their respects to their mother, but find a hunt along the way.
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Supernatural: Bloodlust Critique

Excellent episode. The writers set us up for some nice episodes later on. But they also threw me a curve. Still, I have more predictions.
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Supernatural: Bloodlust

Moral decisions must be made, and the scene is set for the ensuing season. Oh, and an old friend is... on the road again.
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Supernatural: Everybody Loves a Clown

An excellent follow-up to the premiere that follows a formula I expect to see frequently this year.
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Supernatural: Everybody Loves a Clown

A wedge is driven between the brothers, a new love interest shows up, and the show gets its own version of "The Lone Gunmen."
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Supernatural: In My Time of Dying

Sam awakens from the crash to find the demon possessing the trucker -- and standing over him.
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Supernatual: Season 2 Premier Impressions

A tremendous season premiere that didn't disappoint! Surprising in many ways.
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Supernatural: Devil's Trap

An incredible episode that brings us further into the underground world of hunters, and has one unexpected jolt of an ending.
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Supernatural: Salvation

A whirlwind of an episode leading to an excellent finish. The return of nefarious hitchhiker Meg, and the separation of the family once again.
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Supernatural: Dead Man's Blood

A set up for the last two of the season... Good use of the personal friction between the brothers and dad and a new take on the vampire legend.
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Supernatural: Something Wicked

The episode integrates the brothers' childhoods into the current storyline, giving the audience deeper insight into their characters.
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Supernatural: Hell House

Fun episode for a filler... lots of humor. Trivia includes info on the writer and director, and a link to more info on the monster.
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Supernatural: Route 666

A filler episode. There were some funny lines and a love interest for Dean that hints at a deeper past.
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Supernatural: Nightmare

This episode was all about setting up the long term storyline -- advances in the family story and a connection are revealed.
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Supernatural: Shadow

A stronger episode featuring nice characterization that shows both Sam's and Dean's desire for their lives...
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Supernatural: Benders

A weak episode with no supernatural beings. Guess you don't always find the supernatural where you see it.
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Supernatural: Scarecrow

Now we're getting somewhere! This episode held some surprises, including the start of the storyline we'd been waiting so long for...
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Supernatural: Faith

Surprises, danger and an unusual monster! This episode brings the series well along.... Trivia includes info on the writers and director.
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Supernatural: Provenance

More filler before the strong finales. A twist that's not much of a twist, and a lukewarm love interest make this just an average episode.
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Supernatural: Asylum

Interesting episode with foreshadowing of things to come. Trivia includes info on the director, haunted asylums, and a decent but little-known movie.
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Supernatural: Home

The brothers head back to their childhood home. Some questions are answered, and others brought to light.
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Supernatural: Bugs

Episode I hated with a burning inferno of hatred. Newbie writers doomed this episode.
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Supernatural: Hook Man

While this episode doesn't offer much in the way of new or interesting twists, it does go back to the urban legends basis of the show.
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Supernatural: Skin

This episode kicks off with a nerve-wracking dark hostage sequence. It also involves high personal stakes for the brothers...
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Supernatural: Bloody Mary

Episode 5 includes an homage to some newer horror flicks, as well as a return to the urban legend roots -- and has a few teasers too.
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Supernatural: Phantom Traveler

A much better episode, this demon presents the brothers with a couple of problems to solve, plus an enormous cost if they fail.
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Supernatural: Dead in the Water

Another weak episode has me beginning to doubt the series, but a couple of strong supernatural scenes remind me why I watch the show.
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Supernatural: Wendigo

While I didn't feel this episode was particularly strong, I was pleased by the choice of the lesser known legend of the Wendigo.
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Supernatural Pilot: Quick Recap

Recap of the "Supernatural" season 1 pilot, with notes, impressions, and trivia.
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