Season 8 Episode 23


Aired Thursday 8:00 PM May 15, 2013 on The CW



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Crowley: I want the demon tablet. The whole demon tablet.
      Dean: Fine, but then the angel tablet comes to us.
      Crowley: On what grounds?
      Dean: On the grounds that you're a douche-bag, and no douche-bag should have that much power.

    • Castiel: What was He like?
      Metatron: Who? Oh, God. Pretty much like you'd expect. Larger-than-life, gruff, a bit of a sexist. But fair--eminently fair.

    • Crowley: Hello, boys. What's that old expression? Success has many fathers. Failure is a Winchester. Where's the stone?
      Dean: You show us yours and we'll show you ours.
      Crowley: Really, Dean? I'm trying to conduct a professional negotiation here, and you want to talk dangly bits? The stone.

    • Dwight: Help you gents?
      Castiel: Yes. Would you say that you're looking for, uh, partner in crime? Or, uh, someone who's into "nurse role-playing" and light domination?
      Dwight: Brother, it's 10 a.m. on a Tuesday.
      Metatron: We'll have two drafts, please.
      Dwight: Coming up. (walks away)
      Metatron: You're not the most subtle tool in the shed, are you?

    • Dean: Anything? You were gone long enough.
      Castiel: No. there was one female, but...
      Dean: What?
      Castiel: I don't think she was female.

    • Castiel: You really think it's wise to be drinking on the job?
      Dean: What show you've been watching?

    • Dean: (seeing a delivery woman flirt with two men) This is like the first five minutes of every porno I've ever seen.

    • Abaddon: Hello, boys.
      Crowley: That's my line.

    • Abaddon: Do you know what I find the most shocking about time traveling through a closet and winding up in the year 2013? Someone thought it was a good idea to make you the King of Hell.

    • Crowley: Are you joking? I just saved your life.
      Sam: Hah. Seriously?
      Crowley: Seriously, me seriously? We just shared a foxhole, you and I. We fought the Tet Offensive, outrun the Rape of Nanking. Together! And still you're going to do me like this? Ahh! Ah. Band of Brothers? The Pacific? None of this means anything to you? All those motels, you never one watched HBO? Not once? Girls? You're my Marnie, Moose. And--and Hannah, she just... she needs to be loved. She deserves it. Don't we all? You? Me? We deserve to be loved, I deserve to be loved! I just want to be loved.

    • Dean: Hold on. You seriously think that? Because none of it--none of it--is true. Listen, man, I know we've had our disagreements. Okay, I know I've said some junk that's set you back on your heels. But Sam... come on. I killed Benny to save you. I'm willing to let this bastard and all the sons of bitches that killed Mom walk because of you. Don't you dare think that there is anything, past or present, that I would put in front of you. It has never been like that, never. I need you to see that. I'm begging you.
      Sam: How do I stop?
      Dean: Just let it go.
      Sam: I can't. It's in me, Dean, you don't know what it feels like.
      Dean: Hey, listen. We will figure it out, okay? Just like we always do.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Crowley: Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes, turn and face the strange
      Crowley sings the famous song Changes by David Bowie.

    • Dean: E.T. goes home.
      Referencing the 1982 s.f. movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, which features a small brownish alien stranded on Earth who befriends a boy, Eliot. The movie then chronicles E.T.'s attempts to communicate with his people and get home despite interference by the U.S. government. E.T. repeatedly says "E.T. go home" when trying to work out a way to return to his home planet.

    • Crowley: Band of Brothers?
      Referencing the HBO 10-part 11-hour 2001 TV mini-series set in the European theater of World War II. The mini-series explored the exploits of Easy Company from the beginning of the war to the end.

    • Crowley: The Pacific?
      Referencing the 10-hour 2010 HBO mini-series which was a bookend to Band of Brothers, and focused on three Marines serving in different regiments of the 1st Marine Division during World War II.

    • Crowley: Girls?
      Referencing the HBO television series premiering 2012 starring Lena Dunham and focusing on the lives of a group of twenty-somethings living in New York, including their sex lives. Many of the storylines are based on Dunham's real-life experiences.

    • Kevin: Magic cards. Skyrim.
      Referencing first the collectible card game first released in 1993, where players buy packs of cards and make decks, and then complete against other players who have done the same. Skyrim is a RPG video game released in 2011, where players create and personalize a character and take them through a first-person open world game.