Now you might think I'd be opening this up by discussing the intro scene where the baby and the mother are hiding under the bed, and spot the mutilated body beside them right before Mama gets yanked out. But no, I'm going to open it with this:
THANK YOU, DEAN, FOR GETTING RID OF THAT DOUCHE HAIR!
|In case you missed it: This is the douche hair.|
As much as I love this show, I felt like there was something missing from the premier. It really bummed me out because last season was well...it bummed me out. The second episode, 'Two & a Half Men' improved my feelings for the future of season six. I wasn't completely buying this sudden family man that Dean has become. I know it's been a year so we were just thrown into it, but I saw no chemistry between Dean and Lisa. Though I LOVED the idea that Dean could have been the potential dad for Ben in the past, it was just weird seeing him trying to be a dad.
When Ben approaches Dean in the garage and how easily Dean freaked about Ben knowing the hunting life made think of Papa Winchester. I loved how protective he was because we all know his feelings about being raised in the life he has been. When Sam called Dean to meet up for a hunt, I was expecting a possible freak out from Lisa. Instead she says, If you don't walk out that door - I'm going to shoot you." Maybe, just maybe I can see these two together.
Having the brothers teaming up made me think of earlier seasons - the best in my opinion but having the boys with a baby brought back the comic relief that I adore about this show. There was nothing funnier than seeing Dean and Sam trying to comfort "Bobby John" and the expression on Dean's face seeing the baby was classic. My favorite was them in the grocery store trying to buy products and calm the baby down before a possible diaper change was going to take place.
But nothing can stay even semi-normal for the boys when a lady approaches them in line, offering her assistant, and then suddenly FLASH! She's a Shifter and Dean's about to put a knife to her throat! Let me just say, I work in a grocery store and nothing ever cool like this happens.
After the boys get away from Old Lady Shifter, they settle into a motel room (how I've missed those!), we see that Dean is completely adorable at trying to be a dad. Leave it to him to sing Smoke on the Water or rather give out the guitar for the baby's lullaby. Sam and Dean have a nice discussion if maybe Dean's protection is just as bad as letting them into the life. I think they both had valid points to give, and neither side is ever going to be black or white.
They don't really get the chance because the Shifter shows up for his son and let me say awesomely done! First he's Grandpa Samuel, kills Thinking Guy (I can't remember his name - but he's part of the Gang and I don't like him), and then Grandpa Samuel ends up shooting him but instead of making sure he's dead and gone - they're going to 'box him up'. WHAT?! You don't box up a Shifter. You kill the thing!
That doesn't stop the Shifter because we soon realize he's not an ordinary one. When Sam goes to find out what's going on - he meets himself at the door! Shifter Sam knocks Sammy Boy out and turns into Dean! Let me say this was FREAKING AWESOME! Of course I didn't want Dean to die while Shifter Dean was choking the crap out of him and collecting the baby, but by the causal walk the Shifter has after doing all of this - we know he's a badass.
When I say badass, I mean he's the Alpha Shifter. The first one ever 'created'. Now what does the Shifter want with babies? Is he doing something Yellow Eyes? Are there going to be more? Creating his own Shifter army to duke out? Have no clue because the Shifter leaves along with the baby. As the boys leave Grandpa Samuel, Dean questions Sam of if he knew all along that the Shifter was the Alpha and if he was using the baby as bait. I'm not so sure if Sam was telling the truth when he says no. What do you guys think? Sammy Boy hasn't exactly been the most creditable person. When he's junked up on demon blood we all know how crazy he gets, but what about Sammy who was the vessel of Lucifer and has been to Hell and back? Can we trust him? I did trust Dean when he came back and I don't like playing favorites but Sam just makes me nervous.
To make my suspicions even worse, Grandpa Samuel is talking on the phone to someone about how he couldn't catch the Shifter. WHAT IS GOING ON WITH THIS MAN?! Does Sammy know what ole' Grandpa is up to?
On the home front, we see Dean make a MAJOR decision - one I didn't think would come for another episode or two, but hey, I'm not complaining because I'd rather things speed up than drag out like last season. Dean decides that maybe keeping Lisa and Ben hidden isn't a great idea. That maybe just going back to his old life, leaving them out of it, is his best choice. Lisa, being the non-moron I once thought she was actually tells him to go and when he can come back, he'll come back. They'll see what happens and my doubts on her vanish when she tells him that. I am now liking her.
My vision of old Dean coming back was simple. Him pulling off the cover of the Impala, some AC/DC blaring in the background, and him and his douche hair being completely gone. I was pretty much right on this except for the music. But hey, I will settle for Deep Purple as long as old Dean is back.
OMG!! MY ANGEL FOOD CAKE IS BACK!!!
There it is. My first ever recap of Supernatural. Hopefully this wasn't painful to read and I love discussing this show so feel free to leave a comment. I'd love to hear your thoughts!
Sneak peek into next week:
OMG!! MY ANGEL FOOD CAKE IS BACK!!!