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Supernatural: Folsom Prison Blues

Sam: "Dean, does it bother you at all how easily you seem to fit in here?"

It was inevitable that the boys would wind up in prison someday. But I never expected that they'd go voluntarily.

Dean got along in prison just as well as he did on the movie set. He worked the system, won tons of cigarettes while playing cards, and got information out of everyone. And he was ready to stay in jail as long as it took to do the job, which made me (and Sam) really anxious. I wanted them out of there before it was too late and I kept worrying that they'd get stuck. But fortunately, no.

Dean's compassion for the two prisoners who beat him up and then became victims of the Nurse Glockner spirit was a little surprising. Maybe Dean identified with them. I think this episode told us that Dean long ago accepted the fact that he could end up in prison. Despite the nobility of his calling, Dean doesn't have a high opinion of himself. That's sad.

I had absolutely no clue that the guard that was constantly beating on them was Deacon, so that was a pleasant surprise. I liked Deacon. Mara the public defender was cool, too, and I particularly liked the scene where Dean laid every single ounce of charm he had on her. I liked that she believed him and lied to Henriksen about the cemetery. Dean just made yet another conquest in the legal system. I hope it didn't get her into trouble.

And yet another grave to dig up. The boys should invest in a backhoe. Although it would be hard to get around with it attached to the back of the Impala.

Bits and pieces:

— The mug shots told us that Sam was 6'5" and Dean 6'2". (On IMDb, their heights are listed as 6'4" and 6'1", so maybe it was the camera angle.) And they somehow managed to find someone even taller than Jared Padalecki to be Sam's scary bunk mate.

— Dean made an effort to like the food, but it just wasn't as good as it was on the movie set.

— Deacon was in the Marines with John Winchester.

— This week, we went to Green River County Detention Center in Little Rock, Arkansas.


Dean: "Who looks better, me or Nick Nolte?"

Special Agent Henriksen: "You think you're funny."
Dean: "I think I'm adorable."
Me, too.

Dean: "Don't worry, Sam. I promise I won't trade you for smokes."

Sam: "This is, without a doubt, the dumbest, craziest thing we've ever done. And that's in a long, storied career of dumb and crazy."

Dean: "Innocent people are dead. Four so far."
Sam: (scoffs) "Yeah, innocent."
Dean: "You from Texas all of a sudden?"
Of course, Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki are both from Texas.

Dean: "Would you look at that? Man, I am frigging velvety smooth."

Sam: "You thought we were screwed before."
Dean: "Yeah, yeah, I know. We gotta go deep this time."
Sam: "Deep, Dean? We should go to Yemen."
Dean: "Oh, I'm not sure I'm ready to go that deep."

And yet another three star episode,

Billie Doux adores Supernatural which is a good thing since apparently, it's eternal.


  1. I know that I´m repeating myself but I love Dean. Although I feel he has low self-esteem.
    Another one I really like.

  2. I'm guessing the heights were that way because J & J didn't take their shoes off to have their mugshots taken, which is how the police do it.


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