Supernatural

Meet The New Boss

Season 7, Ep 1, Aired 9/23/11
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  • Episode Description
  • Castiel spares Bobby and the Winchesters and goes on his way to set right the wrongs of the world. However, when the brothers try to bind Death and use him to stop the new God, they discover that their former ally is one step ahead of them.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Jared Padalecki

    Sam Winchester

  • Jensen Ackles

    Dean Winchester

  • Misha Collins

    Castiel

  • Julian Richings

    Death

  • Jim Beaver

    Bobby Singer

  • Photos (4)
  • Fan Reviews (27)
  • God is dead???!!!??? Not lol

    By paulmason5496, Aug 01, 2013

  • Insane Sam

    By Azzuritis, Dec 20, 2012

  • supernatural

    By DominicPappas, May 24, 2012

  • Amazing episode

    By adssthemanOWNS, May 11, 2012

  • The Power of Castiel

    By dreamgoat, Feb 07, 2012

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (11)

    • Dean: Cass, come on. This is not you.
      Castiel: The Castiel you knew is gone.
      Dean: So what, then? Kill us?
      Castiel: What a brave little ant you are. You know you're powerless. You wouldn't dare move against me again. That would be pointless. So I have no need to kill you. Not now. Besides... once, you were my favorite pets, before you turned and bit me.
      Dean: Who are you?
      Castiel: I'm God.

    • Bobby: I got all kinds of feelers out. So far, diddly.
      Dean: And what exactly are you looking for?
      Bobby: Exactly. What? Miracles, mass visions, trenchcoat on a tortilla, I don't know what I'm looking for.

    • Dean: Well, he says he's okay.
      Bobby: How?
      Dean: I don't know. I just pray to God it's true.
      Bobby: We need to come up with a new saying for that.

    • Crowley: No! Come on.
      Bobby: Don't act so surprised.
      Crowley: My new boss is going to kill me for even talking to you lot.
      Dean: You're lucky we're not stabbing you in your scuzzy face, you little...
      Sam: Wait a minute. What new boss?
      Crowley: Castiel, you giraffe.
      Bobby: Is your boss...?
      Crowley: He's everybody's boss. What do you think he's going to do when he finds out we've been conspiring? You do want to conspire, don't you?

    • Dean: Who feels like hog-tying Death tonight?
      Bobby: Old age is overrated anyhow.

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    Notes (4)

    • Misha Collins is no longer a regular cast member, and is listed as Special Guest Star.

    • Music:Slow Ride (Foghat), Those Boots Are Made For Walking (Nancy Sinatra)

    • The new opening lettering is in black on a white background, with dripping black fluid

    • International Airdates:
      Canada: September 28, 2011 on SPACE
      Australia: October 3, 2011 on ELEVEN
      Norway: January 6, 2012 on FEM
      UK: August 1, 2012 on Sky LIVING HD
      Finland: February 9, 2014 on Sub

    Trivia (1)

    • Trivia: When Dean is working on the Impala toward the beginning, he is wearing a Survivor Eye of the Tiger t-shirt.

    Allusions (3)

    • Title:
      Referencing Won't Get Fooled Again (1971), one of the best-known songs of the rock band The Who, which is used as the theme for CSI: Miami. The full line is "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss."

    • Death: Please, Cas. I know God and you, sir, are no God.
      Referencing the 1988 U.S. Vice Presidential debate between Republican VP Candidate Dan Quayle and Democrat VP Candidate Lloyd Bentsen. In response to Quayle comparing himself to John F. Kennedy, Bentsen replied, "Senator, I served with Jack Kennedy, I knew Jack Kennedy, Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy."

    • Dean: Excuse me. You got any Grey Poupon?
      Referencing the 1980s commercials for Grey Poupon Dijon-brown mustard. In the commercials, a millionaire in a Rolls Royce would pull up to the Rolls Royce of another millionaire, ask, "Pardon me, would you have any Grey Poupon?", and the other man would inevitably say "But of course!" and hand a jar over to the first.

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