Supernatural – Season 14 Episode 8

“Byzantium” Supernatural continues with the scramble to save Jack as Heaven comes under attack from the entity that runs the Empty. Last week was a really moving exploration of how people deal with the inevitable loss attached to a terminal illness. The overriding message was enjoying the time left and preparing for life without a…

Supernatural – Season 14 Episode 7

“Unhuman Nature” Sam, Dean and Castiel scramble desperately to find a way to save Jack when his condition worsens in the latest Supernatural. Jack has certainly made an impression in his relatively short time on the show. His presence has enabled Sam, Dean and Castiel to learn what sort of a father they would be…

Supernatural – Season 14 Episode 3

“The Scar” Supernatural returns Dean to his old self and picks up a thread intended to be explored in the sadly unrealised Wayward Sisters spin-off. Dean being back so soon is something I’m concerned about as there has potentially been a lot of storytelling potential lost by having Michael disappear from his body this early…

Supernatural – Season 14 Episode 2

“Gods and Monsters” Supernatural concentrates on developing some of the secondary characters as Michael experiments to create stronger monsters. This show started out as a roadtrip show. Sam and Dean would roll into town, deal with the supernatural threat and move onto their next job. This storytelling structure meant that there would be very little…

Supernatural – Season 14 Episode 1

“Stranger in a Strange Land” Supernatural returns for a 14th season that picks up where the last one ended with Dean possessed by Michael and Sam trying to pick up the pieces. Last season’s finale ended on a bleak note though viewers would be forgiven for disputing how serious Dean’s body being taken over by…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 23

“Let the Good Times Roll” Supernatural ends its thirteenth season with the arrival of Michael into “our” world an further exploration of the Lucifer/Jack dynamic. I mentioned last week that I had no idea what this season finale would be about and I certainly could never have predicted what would come to pass here. The…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 22

“Exodus” Supernatural delivers the long awaited meeting between Jack and his father Lucifer as the Winchesters consider their options when it comes to helping those in the alternate universe. Much of this season has been focused on the notion of family which has been a recurring theme on this show since it began. What defines…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 21

“Beat the Devil” Supernatural returns to the alternate world once again for Sam and Dean to mount their much discussed rescue mission with the aid of Rowena and Gabriel. Early on the episode is set up as something of a War story with everyone gearing up for their trip to the other world. The score…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 19

“Funeralia” Supernatural brings back Rowena who tries to cheat death itself and Castiel learns just how bad things are for the Angels when he visits Heaven. Readers of this site will know that I’m always going to struggle with a Rowena episode simply because the character irritates me. Bringing her back at this point makes…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 18

“Bring ‘Em Back Alive” Supernatural returns to the alternate universe for a rescue mission as Lucifer struggles to maintain control of Heaven and Sam works to help Gabriel along with Castiel. We’re on the final stretch of the season now which usually means that the plot starts to ramp up. This episode is an example…